Eugene Register-Guard – April 30, 1977
Andre the Giant was here… leaving in his wake an astounded Kris Taylor outside the ropes, a pained Sam Bass on the ropes and a flattened Jesse Ventura on the mat
Staff photos by Brian Lanker
Part of a record crowd at the matches crowds up to the ring for a closer look, or a chance to add their two cents to the proceedings
A record crowd of some 1,500 turned out at the Lane County Fairgrounds to watch big Killer Kris Taylor take on Andre the Giant in the feature match of the weekly pro wrestling card Friday night. Continue reading
Posted in 1977
Tagged Andre the Giant, Buddy Rose, Dr. X, Dutch Savage, Gorilla Lollar, Jay Youngblood, Jesse Ventura, Jimmy Snuka, Kris Taylor, Les Thornton, Ricky Hunter, Sam Bass
Eugene Register-Guard – July 28, 1977
Dutch Savage will face Dr. X in a coal miner’s glove match in the featured event on the professional wrestling card starting at 8:30 p.m. Friday at the Lane County Fairgrounds. Continue reading
Eugene Register-Guard – May 28, 1977
Harley Race defeated Dutch Savage in two of three falls Friday night to retain his world heavyweight title in the weekly pro wrestling matches at the Lane County Fairgrounds Friday night.
In the semifinal, Lonnie Mayne and Les Thornton stopped Jesse Ventura and Buddy Rose. In the special event, Sam Bass defeated Dr. X, while in the opener Jay Youngblood whipped Gorilla Lollar.