Paul Vachon grew up as one of thirteen children of Ferdinand Vachon, a Montreal police officer. In 1957, he followed his brother Maurice into professional wrestling, adopting his brother’s, the “Mad Dog”, vicious heel style and the moniker “Butcher Vachon”. He wrestled in the AWA, NWA and Georgia Championship Wrestling. He often teamed with his brother “Mad Dog” Vachon, with whom he won the AWA World Tag Team Title.
In the early 1970s he appeared alongside his sister, Vivian Vachon, in the motion picture Wrestling Queen. He retired from wrestling in 1984.