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Lonnie Mayne
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Birth name Ronald Doyle Mayne
Born (1944-09-12)September 12, 1944[1]
Fairfax, California, United States[1]
Died August 13, 1978(1978-08-13) (aged 33)[1]
San Bernardino, California
Professional wrestling career
Ring name(s) Lonnie Mayne[1]
The Blond Bomber[1]
The One Man Gang[1]
Mad Dog Mayne[1]
Billed height 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)[1]
Billed weight 275 lb (125 kg)[1]
Billed from Crabtree, Oregon
Crabtree, Arkansas
Trained by Ken Mayne
Jules Strongbow
Debut 1967

Ronald Doyle "Lonnie" Mayne (September 12, 1944 – August 13, 1978) was an American professional wrestler in the 1960s and 1970s who frequently went by the name Moondog Mayne. Mayne wrestled in various NWA territories as well as the WWWF. He died in an automobile accident on August 13, 1978.[2]

Early life[edit]

Born in Fairfax, California, Mayne grew up in Salt Lake City, Utah and graduated from the College of Southern Utah where he was an All American in Football. Lonnie's father Ken was a professional wrestler, and Lonnie chose to follow in his father's footsteps and become a professional wrestler as well.[1][3][4][5][6]

Professional wrestling career[edit]

Lonnie won his first NWA United States Heavyweight Championship (San Francisco version) by defeating then-champion Pat Patterson on December 29, 1973 in San Francisco. At the time, Lonnie was a "heel" and Patterson was the "good guy". Although the two had a long standing feud- both before and after Lonnie defeated Patterson for the heavyweight belt, they eventually teamed to win the NWA (San Francisco version) tag team title. This occurred on August 8, 1975 in San Francisco when they defeated The Invaders.

During the 1970s, Mayne allied with Oregon wrestler "Tough" Tony Borne, teaming together in tag team bouts and they also wrestled separately. They were initially "bad guys" and later become "good guys", making themselves two of the most popular wrestlers in the Pacific Northwest. During his time in Oregon, Apache Bull Ramos broke Mayne's arm, causing the bone to stick out through the skin.[7]

Personal life[edit]

Mayne died in an automobile crash on August 13, 1978 in Southern California. At the time he was the reigning NWA United States Heavyweight Champion (San Francisco version) for the third time.

In wrestling[edit]

Championships and accomplishments[edit]


  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k "OWW: Mayne Bio". Retrieved 2007-05-15. 
  2. ^ "Loonie Mayne profile". Online World of Wrestling. Retrieved 2009-09-05. 
  3. ^ "Kayfabe Memories". Retrieved 2007-05-11. 
  4. ^ "Bodyslam Bio". Retrieved 2007-05-15. 
  5. ^ "Moondog Spot, Joey Rossi Remembered". Archived from the original on 2007-09-27. Retrieved 2007-05-15. 
  6. ^ Royal Duncan & Gary Will (2006). Wrestling Title Histories (4th ed.). Archeus Communications. ISBN 0-9698161-5-4. 
  7. ^ Oliver, Greg (October 13, 2004). ""Apache" Bull Ramos still battling". SLAM! Wrestling. Retrieved 2008-08-31. 

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Business Wire (press release)
Wed, 22 May 2013 05:11:15 -0700

SALT LAKE CITY--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mindshare Technologies today announced it has appointed Lonnie Mayne—who had been serving as the company's chief experience officer (CXO)—as its president. In his new role, Mayne will be responsible for ...
Business Wire (press release)
Wed, 15 Apr 2015 05:00:00 -0700

“Mattress Firm stands out for their customer-centric culture,” said Lonnie Mayne, president of InMoment. “From the beginning, they have had a unique and inspiring mission to give their customers a personalized, memorable experience, and we look forward ...
Eureka Times Standard
Mon, 26 Jan 2015 23:41:15 -0800

Quiz and Nate Andrews go toe-to-toe to become the first-ever IHWE California West Coast Champion. “Moondog” Lonnie Mayne is slated to be inducted into the Hall of Fame with Suicide Kings, Thunder, Wade Hess, Ricky Gibson, Pat Large, Mary Jane, Big ...


Fri, 14 Nov 2014 09:15:56 -0800

... his presentation, “Express on the Role of Customers in the Omni-Channel Strategy,” presented at the Loyalty360 Engagement & Experience Expo held this week in Dallas, Jim Kaniaris, Vice President of Customer Experience at Express, and Lonnie Mayne, ...
Business Wire (press release)
Tue, 31 Mar 2015 05:00:00 -0700

“Consumers are offering brands a gift,” said Lonnie Mayne, president of InMoment. “They want the brands they love to be successful, and they're eager to help. If companies build their business around really listening and responding to customers, not ...
Tue, 30 Oct 2012 12:07:30 -0700

Nope, Lonnie Mayne is CXO. Go ahead. Take a shot at figuring that out. Oh, I see you couldn't wait. All right. It's Chief Experience Officer… red shoes and all. Here's the red shoe history straight out. Lonnie's kids picked the red shoes for their ...
Destination CRM
Tue, 10 Feb 2015 08:18:45 -0800

"Customer stories are one of the most powerful business tools available, containing insights that can improve nearly every aspect of an organization," said InMoment President Lonnie Mayne in a statement. "All too often, brands become so focused on ...
Business Wire (press release)
Tue, 27 Jan 2015 04:56:15 -0800

“Massage Envy is showing a level of courage and leadership that is rare,” said Lonnie Mayne, president at InMoment. “Not only are they committed to going beyond a simple satisfaction score to ensure they're providing great service to their guests and ...

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