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Sports Around The Area

Milwaukee Sentinel – December 9, 1985

Jerry Blackwell defeated Michael Hayes in the strap match main event on Saturday night’s pro wrestling card at the Auditorium.  Blackwell won the match when Hayes fled from the ring and was counted out. Continue reading

Police Called to Wrestling

The Age – December 21, 1964

Extra police were set to Festival Hall on Saturday night to control a crowd of about 2000 trying to force their way in to see the wrestling.

The building was already filled to capacity with 8000 spectators, and the doors were closed before 8 p.m.

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Rhodes Dusts Off Stomper

The Miami News – January 1, 1975

Dusty Rhodes defeated the Mongolian Stomper in the feature wrestling match at the Miami Beach Auditorium last night.  Joe LeDuc won by disqualification over Cowboy Bill Watts for the Florida Heavyweight Championship.

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Blackwell Wins Feature

The Milwaukee Journal – December 8, 1985

Jerry Blackwell beat Michael Hayes in the main event on the professional wrestling card at the Auditorium Saturday night before a crowd of 2,648.

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Smoky Mountain Wrestling Fell Victim To Changing Times

The Post and Courier – December 17, 1995
Mike Mooneyham

(This is the second of a two-part series)

Smoky Mountain Wrestling, a grand experiment started by Jim Cornette in 1991, ended several weeks ago in Cookeville, Tenn., when Jim Cornette announced to his crew that the promotion would be closing shop effective immediately.

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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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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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Marathon A Battle Of Sexes

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.

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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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Dick Slater Whips Roop

The Palm Beach Post – March 11, 1975

Dick Slater won by disqualification over Bob Roop in professional wrestling at the West Palm Beach Auditorium, but Slater did not win Roop’s Florida Heavyweight title.

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