Tuesday, December 26, 2017

Big Time Wrestling in Seattle - Rip Oliver vs Bobby Jaggers - Early 80's

No date on this one.  

Big Time Wrestling in Seattle - May 8th, 1982/3?

I always loved it when the midgets came to town.  They had a great comedy routine in the ring.  No matter what the card was, the midgets were always the best.  They had the same athletic ability, but were so much more entertaining than many of the other matches.  They have never gotten the credit they deserved.   Of course midgets is a derogatory term, as these fighters were just as good as their average sized counterparts, and not less than in any way.

NWA Superstar Wrestling at the Seattle Arena -Early 80's

Saturday, December 16, 2017

April-May 1986 Seattle Center Arena event ~ Clipping

Not sure if these are the results of the last clipping.

It looks like 548 people attended this event, which isn't a lot of people in the Seattle Center Arena. But Jimmy "Superfly" Snuka will be a the next event, so you can be sure there were more butts in the seats!

Billy Jack Haynes Returns to Seattle Arena 1986 ~ Clipping

1986 seems about right for this event or Extravaganza!  That was always the Owens word for a big event. 

Brady Boone has a similar look to Billy Jack, with the dark hair and beard.  He was a smaller guy, but also had a similar build and so they claimed he was Billy Jack's cousin.  As I recall he wasn't here for very long, and I am not sure about his career trajectory after the Northwest. 

Matches at Oregon City Civic Center in 1988 ~ Clipping

Billy Jack Haynes started having wrestling matches in Oregon City in 1988.  His promotion didn't last too long, but another promoter picked it up after a few months and I feel like this is probably from his promotion because Billy Jack is not mentioned.  Pacific Coast Championship Wrestling or PCCW.  I have a program scanned on another post.

April 1988 at the Portland Sports Arena ~ Clipping

This is the type of clipping that came from the Oregonian, in the sports section.  It is about all of the coverage they ever did of Portland Wrestling.  Unless there was a scandal.  These were rarely very accurate, but here it is.

The Biggest and Greatest Pro Wrestling Card Ever Held In The Northwest ~ Clipping

Ric Flair, Roddy Piper, PNW Championship and PNW Tag Championship.
This sounds like it was a great show.  Greatest?  I really don't know, I wasn't there! 

This event is a little before my time, but it looks like a great event.  This is one of many Northwest Wrestling clippings that were sent to me by a friend in the 90's.  I hope to be posting lots of them in the coming weeks.  I'm not sure if the dates written on them are correct.  Let me know if they aren't.
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