Tag Archives: Mr. Wrestling II

Rhodes Headlines Wrestling Card

Rome News-Tribune – April 19, 1978

Things are apt to get a little “Dusty” Thursday night at Rome’s Memorial gymnasium, much to the delight of professional wrestling fans in the area.

Dusty Rhodes is returning to Rome that night to headline a four-match card that begins at 8:30 p.m.  The weekly programs are sponsored jointly by the Rome-Floyd Recreation Authority and Georgia Championship Wrestling, Inc. Continue reading

What Ever Happened To… Mr. Wrestling II?

Orlando Sentinel – September 1, 2000
By Ric Russo

It was his enjoyment of the art of pure wrestling that kept Johnny Walker in the business for 36 years.

“I competed in a lot of matches against a lot of different guys, with a lot of different styles,” said Walker of his career as wrestling legend Mr. Wrestling II. “The ones [matches] that stand out the most in my mind are the ones that featured a lot of scientific wrestling moves and countermoves.” Continue reading

Wrestling Benefit For Little League

The Cedartown Standard – May 12, 1988

Professional wrestling comes to Cedartown Saturday night.

Held as a benefit for the Cedartown Little League program, local residents can see such wrestling stars as Mr. Wrestling II, Tommy “Wildfire” Rich, and Ravishing Randy Rose. 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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