St. Petersburg Independent – April 21, 1980
By Gene Taylor
Almost no one in the crowd of about 7,000 fans at the Bayfront Arena Saturday night was disappointed when Dusty Rhodes’ arm was raised in victory over Harley Race for the National Wrestling Alliance (NWA) World Heavyweight championship.
Some of his fans have found it hard to forgive Dusty for losing the heavyweight title to Race, only a week after winning it from him less than a year ago in the same arena.
Maybe now they feel better. Continue reading
Posted in 1980
Tagged Bad Leroy Brown, Barry Windham, Bryan St. John, Bubba Douglas, Bugsy McGraw, Don Muraco, Dusty Rhodes, Ernie Ladd, Fabulous Moolah, Gordon Nelson, Harley Race, Hector Guerrero, Jack Brisco, Jeff Portz, Jerry Brisco, Jim Garvin, Manny Fernandez, Mr. Florida, Mr. Saito, Nikolai Volkoff, Reggie Parks, Stan Lane, Steve Keirn, Super Destroyer, The Twin Devils, Wenona Little Heart
Orlando Sentinel – August 27, 1985
By Frank Carroll
KISSIMMEE — Osceola High School will give professional wrestling a try in the hope of raising money for its basketball program.
The International Wrestling Alliance brings a six-match card to the OHS gymnasium on Thacker Avenue Wednesday at 8 p.m. Tickets are $7 ringside, $5 general admission and $2 children. They are available at the school or at Don Olson Firestone on Vine Street. The Kowboys net $1 for every advance ticket sold. Continue reading
Posted in 1985
Tagged Beverly Shade, Billy Mack, Bugsy McGraw, Chick Donovan, Chris Champion, Danny R, International Wrestling Alliance, IWA, Judy Martin, Luke Graham, Mark Starr, Mike Majestic, Randy Rose, Red Roberts, Suki, Super Pak Man, Super Star, Tracy Richards, Vern Henderson, Wenona Little Heart
Ocala Star-Banner – August 11, 1985
Super Pak Man
Professional wrestling will be in the Big Sun area Aug. 20 and 23.
The Aug. 20 show will be held at the Ocala Jai Alai fronton while the Aug. 23 show will take place at the Citrus County Auditorium. Both shows begin at 8 p.m. Continue reading