The Houston Post – July 15 1973
Harley Race, heavyweight champion of the pro-wrestling world, meets the nation’s No.1 challenger when he faces Oklahoma’s Jack Brisco in the final event of a power packed bill at the Sam Houston Coliseum Friday night.
Brisco, ready to unleash all the frustration of six months of waiting for a promised crack at the title, is primed for an all-out effort. In his climb toward Friday’s important tilt he has beaten Johnny Valentine, Wahoo McDaniel, Fritz Yon Erich, The Missouri Mauler and turned in a sensational one hour draw with ex- champion Dory Funk. Continue reading
Posted in 1973
Tagged Billy Red Lyons, Blackie Gordman, Blackjack Mulligan, El Gran Goliat, Gary Hart, George Scott, Harley Race, Ivan Putski, Jack Brisco, Johnny Fargo, Jose Lothario, Missouri Mauler, Nikolai Volkoff, Pantera Negro, Raul Mata, The Viking, Tom Jones
Bangor Daily News – May 5, 1986
DOVER-FOXCROFT – The Foxcroft Academy Hockey Association will sponsor international championship wrestling at 8 p.m. Monday, May 5, at Foxcroft Academy. This event will be a 12-man battle royal match. Continue reading
St. Petersburg Independent – September 28, 1983
By Gene Taylor
TAMPA – Blackjack Mulligan and Barry Windham went against Harley Race and Cowboy Ron Bass in the final match of the evening at Fort Hesterly Armory Tuesday night. That was the scheduled lineup, but when Mike Rotondo was brought into the ring and introduced as the new Southern Heavyweight champion, he and James J. Dillon got into such a heated argument, the referee decided to put them in the match, too. Continue reading
Posted in 1983
Tagged Abdullah The Butcher, Angelo Mosca, Barry Windham, Blackjack Mulligan, Dusty Rhodes, Elijah Akeem, Harley Race, Hector Guerrero, J.J. Dillon, Kareem Muhammed, Los LeDuc, Mike Davis, Mike Graham, Mike Rotundo, Mr. Fever, Mr. Olympia, Ron Bass, Sam Houston
Ocala Star-Banner – October 27, 1985
Playboy Buddy Rose will challenge Tyree Pride for the Bahamas title at the CFCC gym Thursday night.
Championship Wrestling from Florida returns to the Central Florida Community College gym Thursday night with a five-match card on tap.
Match time is 8 p.m. Continue reading
Posted in 1985
Tagged Barry Windham, Blackjack Mulligan, Bob Roop, Buddy Rose, Bugsy McGraw, Coco Samoa, Cuban Assassin, Frank Lane, Golden Grahams, Hector Guerrero, International Wrestling Alliance, IWA, Jack Hart, Kendall Windham, Kevin Sullivan, Prince Iaukea, Randy Rose, Red Roberts, Tiger Conway Jr., Tyree Pride
St. Petersburg Independent – July 6, 1983
Cowboy Ron Bass apparently thought he could beef up his chances against Dusty Rhodes and Blackjack Mulligan Tuesday night if he rounded up Ox Baker for his partner in the Special Challenge wrestling match at packed Fort Hesterly Armory. Continue reading
Posted in 1983
Tagged Adrian Street, Angelo Mosca, Barry Windham, Blackjack Mulligan, Bob Russell, Bobby Duncum, Brad Armstrong, Charlie Cook, Dusty Rhodes, Elijah Akeem, Joyce Grable, Kevin Sullivan, Mike Graham, Ox Baker, Penny Mitchell, Purple Haze, Ron Bass, Scott McGhee, The Professional
Quad-City Times – December 12, 1984
By Craig Cooper
Give us your tired, your wretched, your poor, your weak-minded, your infirm, your zombies yearning to see blood spilled. Charge them $6, $8 and $10 per seat, and you’ve got a pro wrestling crowd. Continue reading
Posted in 1984
Tagged Angelo Mosca, Blackjack Mulligan, Bret Hart, David Schultz, Greg Valentine, Iron Sheik, Jay Strongbow, Jerry Valiant, Moondog Rex, Moondog Spot, Nikolai Volkoff, Pat Patterson, Sgt. Slaughter, Tito Santana, Tony Atlas
Ocala Star-Banner – June 29, 1987
Something called the Global Wrestling Alliance is being perceived as a threat by the recently-merged Jim Crockett Promotions and Championship Wrestling from Florida combine. That’s the reason old pro Bugsy McGraw was signed away from the GWA for work in Florida on NWA promotions. Continue reading
Ocala Star-Banner – August 14, 1992
OCALA – The Summer of ’92 takes on a final challenge with a modern day marathon and an International Wrestling Federation World Heavyweight Championship. North Central Florida’s “Hand-A-Thon” is back, an event won only by women in 1986, 1987 and 1988.
St. Petersburg Independent – January 25, 1984
By Gene Taylor
TAMPA – Dusty Rhodes will do about anything to get Kevin Sullivan in the ring with him, and last night at the Sun Dome he wrestled the mysterious Kharma for that opportunity. The agreement was that if he beat Kharma, he would get 30 minutes with Sullivan. He didn’t beat Kharma, but he did get about one minute with Sullivan. Continue reading
Posted in 1984
Tagged Billy Jack, Black Bart, Blackjack Mulligan, Chief Joe Lightfoot, Dusty Rhodes, Hector Guerrero, Inferno No. 1, J.J. Dillon, Kendo Nagasaki, Kevin Sullivan, Kharma, Mike Davis, Mike Graham, Mike Rotundo, Mr. Olympia, One Man Gang, Ron Bass, Yellow Dog
Savannah Morning News – November 19, 1976
Wrestling returns to the Savannah Civic Center Thursday when the Mid-Atlantic Wrestling Alliance brings back Tim Woods, better known as Mr. Wrestling I, to team with Wahoo McDaniel in a featured tag team match against Blackjack Mulligan and Angelo Mosca.
Local promoter Aaron Newman said Wednesday that the Mid-Atlantic group will “bring some of the best talent in the world to Savannah in the coming year.”
Also on the Thursday night (action begins at 8:15 p.m.) program are Sgt. Jacques Goulet versus Tony Atlas, Mike “The Judge” Dubois against Johnny Eagle, Bill White against Danny Miller and Dr. Fugiani versus Bill Somers.
Admission will be $5 for the floor-level seats, with other adult tickets going for $4. Children’s admission price will be $2.
The Civic Center box office will open at 10 a.m. Thursday, and will remain open until the matches begin.
Nov. 11 (Thursday) — Mr. Wrestling I-Wahoo McDaniel beat Blackjack Mulligan-Angelo Mosca, Tony Atlas beat Sgt. Jacques Goulet dq, Mike Dubois beat Johnny Eagle, Bill White beat Steve Bolus (sub for Danny Miller), Dr. Fujinami beat Doug Sommers
Posted in 1976
Tagged Angelo Mosca, Bill Somers, Bill White, Blackjack Mulligan, Danny Miller, Dr. Fugiani, Jacques Goulet, Johnny Eagle, Mid-Atlantic Wrestling Alliance, Mike "The Judge" Dubois, Mr. Wrestling I, Steve Bolus, Tim Woods, Tony Atlas, Wahoo McDaniel