Tag Archives: Mike Graham

Rhodes Meets Super Destroyer Tonight

The Ledger – February 12, 1980

TAMPA – Dusty Rhodes and Andre the Giant meet Harley Race and Bugsy McGraw tonight at the Fort Homer Hesterly Armory in the Annual Gasparilla Spectacular. Continue reading

Jack Brisco Loses But Still Wins

The Miami News – May 7, 1975

Professional wrestling’s world heavyweight champion lost a match but kept his title last night at Miami Beach Convention Center.  Dory Funk Jr. won by disqualification over Jack Brisco, but a title cannot change hands on a disqualification.

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It Was No Snap For Billy Jack, But He Did Dim Nagasaki’s Lights

St. Petersburg Independent – March 21, 1984
By Gene Taylor

TAMPA – Billy Jack was as good as his word.  He had announced publicly he was going to do a number on Kendo Nagasaki in their Lights Out Steel Cage match at the Sun Dome last night.  He succeeded, but it wasn’t easy.

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Tuesday’s Matches

St. Petersburg Times – April 22, 1975

Jack Brisco and Dick Slater vs. Bob Roop and the Mongolian Stomper, Harley Race vs. Dick Murdock, Bob Armstrong vs. Roger Kirby, El Gaucho and Mr. Hayashi vs. Tiger Conway Jr and Mike Graham, Danny Little Bear vs. Doug Somers, Rick Martell vs. Greg Peterson, Bob Backlund vs. Cliff Markoff.

Mat Men

The Evening Independent – March 27, 1975
Jon Wilson
Staff Writer

They Wrestle, Bleed, And Walk To The Bank

The Patriot never smiles under his red-white-and-blue mask.  He is so mean that one time he trounced on Bob Armstrong’s ears during a wrestling match. Continue reading

Wrestling Event Slated At CFCC

Ocala Star-Banner – April 11, 1984

Championship Wrestling from Florida will return to the Central Florida Community College gymnasium at 8 p.m. Saturday. Continue reading

Rhodes, Street Win Main Event

The Ledger – April 22, 1984

LAKELAND – Dusty Rhodes and the Exotic Adrian Street teamed together to down Kevin Sullivan and Mad Dog “Buzz” Sawyer in the main event of the Championship Wrestling held here at the Civic Center. Continue reading

Rick Flair’s Dirty Tricks Nearly Cost Him His Title

Evening Independent – April 11, 1984
By Gene Taylor

TAMPA – Rick Flair’s penchant for dirty tricks nearly lost him his National Wrestling Association (NWA) Heavyweight title last night at the Sun Dome against Billy Jack.  But as far as the fans were concerned, he was soundly trounced. Continue reading

Pro Wrestling

Sarasota Herald-Tribune – March 12, 1984

Jim Duggan won the first blood match in a pro wrestling program at Robarts Sports Arena Sunday. Continue reading

Dusty Rhodes To Wrestle In Lakeland

The Ledger – April 18, 1984

LAKELAND – Dusty Rhodes and The Exotic Adrian Street will take on Kevin Sullivan and Mad Dog “Buzz” Sawyer in an Odd Couple match in the main event of professional wrestling at the Lakeland Civic Center Friday night. Continue reading