Tag Archives: Jimmy Valiant

Valient Team Wins

Spartanburg Herald-Journal – July 17, 1983

Jimmy Valient, Bob Orton Jr and Johnny Weaver defeated The Great Kabuki, The Magic Dragon and Gary Hart in a 6-man tag team wrestling match at Memorial Auditorium Saturday night. Continue reading

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Gardens Goes To The Mat For Its ‘Last Dance’

Louisville Courier-Journal – June 27, 2001
By Tom Heiser

As the doors close on the Gardens, it is impossible not to wax a little nostalgic.

I’ve watched great haunts of my youth — the Vogue, the White Castle in the Highlands — disappear from the local landscape without the benefit of a final lying-in-state, one last chance to say goodbye. With the Gardens I have that chance. Continue reading

Mongolian Stomper On Mat Program

Rome News-Tribune – September 23, 1976

A new face, the Mongolian Stomper, appears on the weekly professional wrestling program which will be presented tonight at Rome’s Memorial gymnasium.

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Five-Event Program Set

Rome News-Tribune – September 19, 1976

Five individual matches will be featured on this week’s professional wrestling card to be presented Thursday night at Rome’s Memorial gymnasium.  The program starts at 8:30 p.m.

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Pro Wrestling Card Tonight

The Ledger – November 23, 1985

LAKELAND – Championship wrestling returns to the Lakeland Civic Center Arena tonight at 8:30. Continue reading

Magnum T.A. Protects Crown at Stafford

The Free Lance-Star – April 12, 1985

In the featured event on Thursday’s professional wrestling card at Stafford High School, Magnum T.A. retained his U.S. Title by pinning challenger “Nature Boy” Buddy Landel.

A special grudge match between Arne Anderson and the Raging Bull was declared a draw when both wrestlers were counted out of the ring, while Jimmy Valiant pinned The Barbarian in a special challenge match.

In other matches, Superstar Billy Graham pinned Mark Fleming and RPMs battled to a draw with Sam Houston and Denny Brown.

Giant Will Wrestle Tonight

The Modesto Bee – February 4, 1977

Andre the Giant will wrestle in Modesto tonight in a five-man tag match in the Uptown Arena, starting at 8:30 o’clock.

Andre, who is 7-foot-5 and weighs 485 pounds, will team with Pepper Gomez to meet the team of the Great Fuji and brothers Johnny and Jimmy Valiant.  The match will be over on hour, two-out-of-three falls.

In other bouts, Alberto Madril will face Mad Dog Vachon and Alexis Smirnoff will meet Rock Riddle.

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