Tag Archives: Sam Houston

J. J. Dillon Comes In For A Crash-Landing

St. Petersburg Independent – September 28, 1983
By Gene Taylor

TAMPA – Blackjack Mulligan and Barry Windham went against Harley Race and Cowboy Ron Bass in the final match of the evening at Fort Hesterly Armory Tuesday night.  That was the scheduled lineup, but when Mike Rotondo was brought into the ring and introduced as the new Southern Heavyweight champion, he and James J. Dillon got into such a heated argument, the referee decided to put them in the match, too. 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.