McGuirk Wrestling Territory: Q4 1976

In the 4th quarter of 1976, not one not two but three babyface turns, the World Junior Heavyweight title tournament finally ends, spoiling the identity of the second Spoiler & more!

Here are the SPOT Ratings for the quarter.


NEW TO THE TERRITORY THIS QUARTER
(wrestlers either making their first-ever appearance as a regular in this territory or appearing in a significantly different role/gimmick than when they were here previously)

BILLY ROBINSON – Over the course of a thirty-plus year career that saw him wrestle for virtually every major promotion in the world, his one and only stint in this territory began in October 1976. He left in mid-November for a few weeks for an All Japan tour but returned before the end of the year and would stay through Feb ’77. Robinson got shots against NWA World Heavyweight champ Terry Funk on November 15th in Tulsa and the 16th in Shreveport, winning both by disqualification (in Shreveport, Funk was DQ’d for throwing Billy over the top rope; the finish was likely the same in Tulsa though details are not available).

BOB McMANUS – McManus is probably best known for teaming up with Curtis Smith as a version of the Infernos tag team, replacing Curtis’ brother Rocky in the early 70s. He also wrestled as Bruiser McManus in Gulf Coast and Kentucky.

THE BRUTE – Born Michael Davis (but not to be confused with the other ‘Mike Davis’ known for teaming with Tommy Lane as the Rock n Roll RPMs), he wrestled under several different names over the first ten years of his career, including Beautiful Brutus, the Big O, Mighty Brutus, the Skull and the Brute. But he is probably best known as Bugsy McGraw. He first appeared here as Spoiler #2, teaming up with Don Jardine. When Jardine finished up his run, Spoiler #2 was unmasked and from that point forward billed as the Brute. His biography, Brute Power, released in 2019, is one of the better-reviewed wrestling books out there.

JERRY OATES – Perhaps best known for his stints in Georgia and Heart of America (Central States), Jerry had a few runs here over the years and held both the North American title and the U.S. Tag Team belts (with Killer Karl Kox) in 1977. When Ann Gunkel formed the All-South Wrestling Alliance in late 1972 after being ousted by Buddy Fuller et al. in the aftermath of Ray Gunkel’s death, both Jerry and his brother Ted initially went with Ann. However, Jerry only stayed for two weeks before jumping back to the Fuller/Jones group while Ted stuck with Gunkel.

LEON OGLE – Ogle primarily wrestled in Georgia over the course of his career, primarily in the towns promoted by Fred Ward in the lower half of the state. In a not-at-all shocking coincidence, Ogle was Ward’s son-in-law. Ogle also had stints in Florida, Southeastern and here in addition to a few bouts for Gulas early in his career.

RICK OLIVER – Before he was known as Rip “The Crippler” Oliver, Larry Oliver began his career using the name Rick Oliver. He made his pro debut in Florida in February 1976. He may also have wrestled briefly for Gulas in the spring and came here in mid-November. Held the Pacific Northwest Tag Team titles at least 16 times with various partners and the PNW Heavyweight title at least 12 times.

TROY GRAHAM – Troy Roland Thompson Jr., better known in wrestling circles as “Dream Machine” Troy Graham, had his earliest known matches for Lou Thesz’ Universal Wrestling Association when they ran in Tennessee and in the northeast in the summer of 1976. He also wrestled in the Carolinas for the IWA. After a brief run in the prelims here, he next shows up in Mississippi working for George & Gil Culkin in late 1977, where he is billed as Hippie Graham. This was during a time when hippies were viewed as the “scourge of the earth”, particularly in the south. Several heel wrestlers used the Hippie moniker and gimmick to draw heat in the mid-70s.

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RETURNING TO THE TERRITORY THIS QUARTER

Frank Dalton, George Strickland, Mr Ito, Terry Lathan and Tom Jones (back after a three-month absence that saw him wrestling in Georgia)

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OTHER WRESTLERS NOT LISTED IN THE SPOT RATINGS

NATIONALLY KNOWN STARS
Harley Race, Hiro Matsuda, Ken Mantell, Pat O’Connor and Terry Funk

Matsuda and Mantell came in largely for the “finals” of the NWA World Junior Heavyweight title tournament on September 28th in Shreveport. After a series of elimination matches throughout the territory over the summer, Nelson Royal, Ron Starr, Pat Barrett and Buck Robley qualified for the finals. Matsuda and Mantell were also brought in due to their status as former champs. The finals were billed as round-robin style but in looking at the results it appears to be more of a traditional bracketed tourney. The first three matches saw Barrett beat Robley, Starr beat Mantell and Royal beat Matsuda. The next bout was Royal vs Starr with Barrett appearing to get a bye into the finals. Royal defeated Starr, but the newspaper report says that Royal was “hurt and was no game for Barrett”. Thus, Starr replaced him in the finals, and Barrett pinned Starr to win the tournament and the title.

Harley came in for a few shows in November, facing Abe Jacobs once, Bill Watts twice and getting a shot at Funk once (in Jackson MS on November 17th). In addition to the title defense against Harley and the two previously mentioned against Billy Robinson, Funk also defended against Ken Patera on November 20th in Lawton, OK. He may have defended the title in Chalmette or New Orleans on the 18th but we don’t have records for most of the shows in that market during this time. On the 19th Terry was in Toronto facing Dominic DeNucci.

PART-TIMERS
Jack Howe, Jim Dalton, the Medic (possibly Jim Starr), Oni Wiki Wiki, Rip Tyler (in for a week as part of the Jaggers vs Randy Tyler feud; Rip sided with Jaggers), Tom McCarver and Tommy Tate.

When Rip teamed with Jaggers in Alexandria, LA to face Randy & Bob Sweetan on December 7th, the newspaper writeup states: “Rip Tyler says the Tyler family is tired of Randy giving the Tyler name such a bad rep after the rest of the clan have worked so hard all these years to make it so well respected”. Keep in mind, Rip was the HEEL here, so he’s basically saying Randy gave the family a bad rep by being a “good guy”.

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Here are the FEUD Scores for the quarter.


ANATOMY OF A FEUD

Here’s a look at the feud between Bobby Jaggers and Randy Tyler, looking at all of the known matches between them with stipulations noted where available. The matches are arranged chronologically by city, so you can easily see which cities had multiple matches between them.

Keep in mind that some newspapers didn't list details, so just because a match isn't specified as a title match, we don't necessarily know for a fact that it was non-title and the same can apply for stipulation bouts.

Jaggers & Tyler had been a heel tag team for a while here, and on October 5th in Shreveport they got a shot at US Tag Team champs Bob Sweetan & Killer Karl Kox (also heels). The results listed in the newspaper are a little vague, but it seems the match ended in a double disqualification when BOTH teams split up mid-match and partners brawled with their respective partners. There also appears to have been a TV angle to split up Jaggers and Tyler. Sweetan and Tyler both end up as babyfaces, and Sweetan teams with Tyler two weeks later to face Kox & Ken Patera to determine who will get the titles (which was won by Kox & Patera). Jaggers and Tyler start a feud around the horn, which as mentioned earlier, also involved Randy’s brother Rip for a brief time.

SHREVEPORT
10/12/76 Randy Tyler beat Bobby Jaggers by countout

MONROE
10/18/76 Bobby Jaggers wrestled Randy Tyler to a double disqualification (first Jaggers was DQ’d for throwing Tyler over the top rope, but then Tyler ran Jaggers’ head into the ringpost so the referee DQ’d him as well)
10/25/76 Bobby Jaggers beat Randy Tyler in a lights out match
12/13/76 Randy Tyler beat Bobby Jaggers in a submission match
1/10/77 Randy Tyler beat Bobby Jaggers in a lights out, loser leaves town match

ALEXANDRIA
10/26/76 Bobby Jaggers wrestled Randy Tyler to a double disqualification
11/2/76 Bobby Jaggers vs Randy Tyler in a no-disqualification match

GREENWOOD
10/30/76 Bobby Jaggers vs Randy Tyler
11/6/76 Bobby Jaggers vs Randy Tyler in a return grudge match
11/20/76 Bobby Jaggers vs Randy Tyler in a Texas death match
12/18/76 Bobby Jaggers vs Randy Tyler in a Brass Knucks title match (Jaggers won the title from Bob Sweetan on 12/14 in Alexandria and held it until Sweetan regained it on 1/3/77 in Monroe)

LAFAYETTE
11/5/76 Bobby Jaggers vs Randy Tyler
1/7/77 Bobby Jaggers vs Randy Tyler

BATON ROUGE
11/10/76 Randy Tyler beat Bobby Jaggers

CHALMETTE
11/11/76 Randy Tyler beat Bobby Jaggers (advertised both here and in North Little Rock; the Chalmette card comes from a secondary source)

NORTH LITTLE ROCK
11/11/76 Bobby Jaggers vs Randy Tyler (see above listing in Chalmette)
11/18/76 Bobby Jaggers vs Randy Tyler
11/25/76 Bobby Jaggers vs Randy Tyler in a lights out match
12/16/76 Bobby Jaggers vs Randy Tyler
12/30/76 Bobby Jaggers vs Randy Tyler in a Brass Knucks title match

JACKSON
11/24/76 Bobby Jaggers vs Randy Tyler
12/1/76 Bobby Jaggers vs Randy Tyler in a lights out match

VICKSBURG
12/15/76 Bobby Jaggers vs Randy Tyler in a Brass Knucks title match

LAWTON
1/15/77 Bobby Jaggers vs Randy Tyler in a lights out match

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Here is the calendar of known house shows for the quarter.


ADVERTISED LINEUPS FOR ALL KNOWN HOUSE SHOWS

9/27/76 El Dorado, AR (Municipal Auditorium)
US Tag Team titles: Bob Sweetan & Killer Karl Kox vs Buck Robley & Nelson Royal
Plus other bouts (presumably)

9/27/76 Tulsa, OK (Fairgrounds Pavilion)
Bill Watts & Grizzly Smith vs Ken Patera & Spoiler
Dick Murdoch vs Scandor Akbar
Junior Heavyweight tournament elimination match: Ken Mantell vs Pat Barrett
Choi Sun vs Igor Putski
Abe Jacobs vs Jim Starr

9/28/76 Alexandria, LA (Rapides Coliseum)
US Tag Team titles, no disqualification: Bob Sweetan & Killer Karl Kox vs Mike Kelly & Pat Kelly
Ken Patera vs Pat McGinnis
Abe Jacobs & Jay Clayton vs Bobby Jaggers & Randy Tyler
Jim Starr vs Sonny Rogers

9/28/76 Shreveport, LA (Municipal Auditorium)
NWA World Junior Heavyweight title tournament finals: Buck Robley vs Hiro Matsuda vs Ken Mantell vs Nelson Royal vs Pat Barrett vs Ron Starr
Dick Murdoch vs Scandor Akbar
Grizzly Smith vs Spoiler
Choi Sun vs Igor Putski

9/29/76 Baton Rouge, LA (Sports Center)
Abe Jacobs & Jay Clayton vs Bobby Jaggers & Randy Tyler
Igor Putski vs Jim Starr
Pat McGinnis vs Sonny Rogers
Plus 1 other bout

9/29/76 Jackson, MS (Coliseum)
Bill Watts & Buck Robley & Grizzly Smith vs Bob Sweetan & Killer Karl Kox & Spoiler
Dick Murdoch vs Ken Patera
Hiro Matsuda vs Nelson Royal
Mike Kelly vs Scandor Akbar
Pat Kelly vs Ron Starr

9/30/76 North Little Rock, AR (National Guard Armory)
US Tag Team titles, no disqualification: Bob Sweetan & Killer Karl Kox vs Mike Kelly & Pat Kelly
Nelson Royal vs Pat Barrett
Buck Robley vs Ron Starr
Bobby Jaggers vs Pat McGinnis

10/1/76 Lafayette, LA (Entertainment Center)
Dick Murdoch vs Ken Patera
Grizzly Smith vs Scandor Akbar
Jay Clayton vs Spoiler
Choi Sun vs Igor Putski

10/2/76 Greenwood, MS (Sportatorium)
Buck Robley vs Scandor Akbar
Nelson Royal vs Pat Barrett
Abe Jacobs vs Jim Starr
Choi Sun vs Igor Putski

10/2/76 Loranger, LA (Loranger Coliseum)
Mask vs mask: Medic vs Medic (no idea who was who, but one of them was likely Jim Starr)
Mike Kelly & Pat Kelly vs Randy Tyler & Ron Starr
Silento Rodriguez vs Sonny Rogers
Plus 1 other bout

10/3/76 Houma, LA (East Park Recreation Center)
Brass Knucks rules, winner take all: Bob Sweetan vs Jay Clayton
Mike Kelly & Pat Kelly vs Randy Tyler & Ron Starr
Igor Putski vs Sonny Rogers

10/5/76 Alexandria, LA (Rapides Coliseum)
Dick Murdoch vs Ken Patera
Mike Kelly vs Ron Starr
Jay Clayton vs Scandor Akbar
Jim Starr vs Larry Hennig
Abe Jacobs vs Pat Kelly
Choi Sun vs Igor Putski

10/5/76 Shreveport, LA (Municipal Auditorium)
NWA World Junior Heavyweight title: Buck Robley vs Pat Barrett
US Tag Team titles: Bob Sweetan & Killer Karl Kox vs Bobby Jaggers & Randy Tyler
No disqualification: Grizzly Smith vs Spoiler
Billy Robinson vs Pat McGinnis
Nelson Royal vs Sonny Rogers

10/6/76 Baton Rouge, LA (Sports Center)
Bob Sweetan & Scandor Akbar vs Buck Robley & Jay Clayton
Abe Jacobs vs Randy Tyler
Choi Sun vs Igor Putski
Pat McGinnis vs Sonny Rogers

10/6/76 Jackson, MS (Coliseum)
Dick Murdoch & Grizzly Smith vs Ken Patera & Spoiler
Killer Karl Kox vs Larry Hennig
Mike Kelly & Pat Kelly vs Pat Barrett & Ron Starr
Bobby Jaggers vs Nelson Royal
Billy Robinson vs Jim Starr

10/8/76 Lafayette, LA (Entertainment Center)
No disqualification: Grizzly Smith vs Scandor Akbar
Killer Karl Kox vs Pat Kelly
Bob Sweetan vs Mike Kelly
Abe Jacobs vs Randy Tyler
Choi Sun vs Pat McGinnis
Nelson Royal vs Sonny Rogers

10/9/76 Greenwood, MS (Sportatorium)
No disqualification: Buck Robley vs Scandor Akbar
Jim Starr & Ron Starr vs Mike Kelly & Pat Kelly
Choi Sun vs Pat McGinnis

10/9/76 Loranger, LA (Loranger Coliseum)
Bob Sweetan vs Nelson Royal
Abe Jacobs & Jay Clayton vs Bobby Jaggers & Randy Tyler
Igor Putski vs Sonny Rogers
Plus 1 other bout

10/10/76 Alexandria, LA (Rapides Coliseum)
Grizzly Smith vs Scandor Akbar
Bobby Jaggers & Jim Starr & Ron Starr vs Buck Robley & Jay Clayton & Nelson Royal
Bob Sweetan vs Pat Kelly
Choi Sun vs Mike Kelly

10/10/76 Houma, LA (East Park Recreation Center)
Jay Clayton vs Ron Starr
Abe Jacobs vs Bob Sweetan
Grizzly Smith vs Randy Tyler
Igor Putski vs Sonny Rogers
Plus a battle royal

10/11/76 Tulsa, OK (Fairgrounds Pavilion)
US Tag Team titlesBob Sweetan & Randy Tyler vs Bobby Jaggers & Killer Karl Kox
Lumberjack match: Grizzly Smith vs Spoiler
No disqualification: Larry Hennig vs Scandor Akbar
Billy Robinson vs Ken Patera
Choi Sun vs Pat McGinnis
Nelson Royal vs Sonny Rogers

10/12/76 Ruston, LA (Civic Center Auditorium)
Dick Murdoch vs Ken Patera
Nelson Royal vs Scandor Akbar
Jay Clayton vs Ron Starr
Choi Sun vs Igor Putski

10/12/76 Shreveport, LA (Municipal Auditorium)
NWA World Junior Heavyweight title: Buck Robley vs Pat Barrett
Lumberjack match: Grizzly Smith vs Spoiler
Bob Sweetan vs Killer Karl Kox
Abe Jacobs vs Billy Robinson
Jim Starr vs Larry Hennig
Bobby Jaggers vs Randy Tyler
Pat McGinnis vs Sonny Rogers

10/13/76 Baton Rouge, LA (Sports Center)
Abe Jacobs & Pat McGinnis vs Bob Sweetan & Randy Tyler
Jay Clayton vs Pat Barrett
Frank Dalton vs Tommy Tate

10/13/76 Fort Smith, AR (Municipal Auditorium)
Bill Watts & Dick Murdoch vs Killer Karl Kox & Scandor Akbar
Bobby Jaggers vs Buck Robley
Choi Sun vs Oni Wiki Wiki

10/13/76 Vicksburg, MS (City Auditorium)
Lumberjack match: Larry Hennig vs Spoiler
Grizzly Smith & Nelson Royal vs Jim Starr & Ron Starr
Billy Robinson vs Ken Patera
Igor Putski vs Sonny Rogers

10/14/76 New Orleans, LA (source: wrestlingdata.com)
Nelson Royal vs Pat Barrett
Grizzly Smith & Larry Hennig vs Ken Patera & Spoiler
Billy Robinson vs Bob Sweetan
Jay Clayton vs Ron Starr
Abe Jacobs vs Randy Tyler

10/15/76 Lafayette, LA (Entertainment Center)
Grizzly Smith vs Spoiler
Jay Clayton & Nelson Royal vs Pat Barrett & Ron Starr
Abe Jacobs vs Ken Patera
Billy Robinson vs Pat McGinnis

10/16/76 Greenwood, MS (Sportatorium)
Buck Robley & Nelson Royal vs Choi Sun & Scandor Akbar
Abe Jacobs vs Jim Starr
Igor Putski vs Sonny Rogers

10/16/76 Loranger, LA (Loranger Coliseum)
Indian strap match: Grizzly Smith vs Ken Patera
Bob Sweetan vs Jay Clayton
Arm wrestling: Ken Patera vs Pat McGinnis
Pat McGinnis vs Randy Tyler
Frank Dalton vs Ron Starr

10/17/76 Houma, LA (East Park Recreation Center)
Jay Clayton vs Ron Starr
Grizzly Smith vs Ken Patera
Randy Tyler vs Silento Rodriguez
Igor Putski vs Sonny Rogers

10/18/76 Monroe, LA (Civic Center Arena)
No disqualification: Dick Murdoch vs Ken Patera
Bobby Jaggers vs Randy Tyler
Buck Robley & Jay Clayton vs Jim Starr & Ron Starr
Igor Putski vs Sonny Rogers

10/18/76 Tulsa, OK (Fairgrounds Pavilion)
Lights out match: Larry Hennig vs Spoiler
NWA World Junior Heavyweight title: Nelson Royal vs Pat Barrett
Bob Sweetan vs Killer Karl Kox
Grizzly Smith vs Scandor Akbar
Abe Jacobs vs Billy Robinson
Choi Sun vs Oni Wiki Wiki

10/19/76 Alexandria, LA (Rapides Parish Coliseum)
Buck Robley & Nelson Royal vs Pat Barrett & Ron Starr
Jay Clayton vs Jim Starr
Bobby Jaggers vs Pat McGinnis
Abe Jacobs vs Sonny Rogers

10/19/76 Shreveport, LA (Municipal Auditorium)
Lights out match: Larry Hennig vs Spoiler
US Tag Team titles: Bob Sweetan & Randy Tyler vs Ken Patera & Killer Karl Kox
Dick Murdoch vs Scandor Akbar
Billy Robinson vs Igor Putski
Choi Sun vs Jim Dalton

10/20/76 Baton Rouge, LA (Sports Center)
Jay Clayton vs Scandor Akbar
Bob Sweetan vs Pat McGinnis
Choi Sun vs Frank Dalton
Igor Putski vs Sonny Rogers

10/20/76 Vicksburg, MS (City Auditorium)
NWA World Junior Heavyweight title: Buck Robley vs Pat Barrett
No disqualification: Grizzly Smith & Larry Hennig vs Ken Patera & Spoiler
Bobby Jaggers vs Nelson Royal
Abe Jacobs vs Ron Starr

10/21/76 North Little Rock, AR (National Guard Armory)
Submission match: Grizzly Smith vs Ken Patera
Buck Robley & Nelson Royal vs Pat Barrett & Ron Starr
Abe Jacobs vs Bobby Jaggers
Igor Putski vs Sonny Rogers

10/22/76 Lafayette, LA (Entertainment Center(
Buck Robley & Jay Clayton vs Killer Karl Kox & Scandor Akbar
Igor Putski vs Pat Barrett
Pat McGinnis vs Ron Starr
Billy Robinson vs Jim Starr
Plus a battle royal

10/23/76 Greenwood, MS (Sportatorium)
Buck Robley vs Pat Barrett
Bobby Jaggers vs Silento Rodriguez
Igor Putski vs Randy Tyler

10/23/76 Loranger, LA (Loranger Coliseum)
Bob Sweetan & Ron Starr vs Jay Clayton & Terry Lathan
Grizzly Smith vs Randy Tyler
Jim Starr vs Pat McGinnis
Plus a battle royal

10/24/76 Houma, LA (East Park Recreation Center)
Lumberjack match: Jay Clayton vs Ron Starr
Bob Sweetan & Randy Tyler vs Grizzly Smith & Terry Lathan
Pat McGinnis vs Sonny Rogers

10/24/76 Lawton, OK (Great Plains Coliseum)
North American title: Bill Watts vs Ken Patera
Dick Murdoch vs Scandor Akbar
Killer Karl Kox vs Nelson Royal
Abe Jacobs vs Choi Sun

10/25/76 Monroe, LA (Civic Center Arena)
NWA World Junior Heavyweight title: Nelson Royal vs Pat Barrett
Lights out match: Bobby Jaggers vs Randy Tyler
Grizzly Smith & Jay Clayton vs Ken Patera & Ron Starr
Abe Jacobs vs Sonny Rogers

10/25/76 Tulsa, OK (Fairgrounds Pavilion)
North American title: Bill Watts vs Spoiler
Brass Knucks match: Bob Sweetan vs Killer Karl Kox
Dick Murdoch vs Scandor Akbar
Buck Robley vs Jim Starr
Billy Robinson vs Pat McGinnis
Choi Sun vs Silento Rodriguez

10/26/76 Alexandria, LA (Rapides Parish Coliseum)
Jay Clayton vs Pat Barrett
Nelson Royal vs Ron Starr
Bobby Jaggers vs Randy Tyler
Frank Dalton vs Igor Putski
Silento Rodriguez vs Sonny Rogers

10/26/76 Shreveport, LA (Municipal Auditorium)
North American title: Bill Watts vs Spoiler
Brass Knucks match: Bob Sweetan vs Killer Karl Kox
Buck Robley & Dick Murdoch vs Choi Sun & Scandor Akbar
Billy Robinson vs Jim Starr
Abe Jacobs vs Pat McGinnis

10/27/76 Baton Rouge, LA (Sports Center)
NWA World Junior Heavyweight title: Jay Clayton vs Pat Barrett
Bobby Jaggers vs Grizzly Smith
Pat McGinnis vs Randy Tyler
Igor Putski vs Sonny Rogers

10/27/76 Jackson, MS (Coliseum)
Bill Watts & Dick Murdoch vs Ken Patera & Spoiler
Bob Sweetan vs Killer Karl Kox
Nelson Royal vs Ron Starr
Abe Jacobs vs Billy Robinson
Buck Robley vs Jim Starr

10/29/76 Ferriday, LA (8th Grade Gym)
Grizzly Smith vs Ken Patera
Nelson Royal vs Ron Starr
Bobby Jaggers vs Jay Clayton
Jim Starr vs Pat McGinnis

10/29/76 Lafayette, LA (Entertainment Center)
Bill Watts & Dick Murdoch vs Killer Karl Kox & Spoiler
Buck Robley vs Pat Barrett
Abe Jacobs vs Scandor Akbar
Billy Robinson vs Bob Sweetan
Choi Sun vs Igor Putski

10/30/76 Greenwood, MS (Sportatorium)
NWA World Junior Heavyweight title: Buck Robley vs Pat Barrett
Bobby Jaggers vs Randy Tyler
Abe Jacobs vs Scandor Akbar
Choi Sun vs Igor Putski

10/30/76 Loranger, LA (Loranger Coliseum)
Bob Sweetan vs Ron Starr
Ken Patera vs Pat McGinnis
Grizzly Smith & Jay Clayton vs Jim Starr & Sonny Rogers
Plus 1 other bout

10/31/76 Houma, LA (East Park Recreation Center)
Bob Sweetan & Jay Clayton vs Ken Patera & Ron Starr
Grizzly Smith vs Jim Starr
Bobby Jaggers vs Terry Lathan

11/1/76 Monroe, LA (Civic Center Arena)
NWA World Junior Heavyweight title: Jay Clayton vs Pat Barrett
Grizzly Smith vs Ken Patera
Bob Sweetan vs Bobby Jaggers
Jim Starr vs Randy Tyler
Ron Starr vs Silento Rodriguez

11/1/76 Tulsa, OK (Fairgrounds Pavilion)
North American title, no disqualification: Bill Watts vs Spoiler
Buck Robley & Dick Murdoch vs Choi Sun & Scandor Akbar
Billy Robinson vs Killer Karl Kox
Abe Jacobs vs Sonny Rogers
Igor Putski vs Pat McGinnis

11/2/76 Alexandria, LA (Rapides Parish Coliseum)
Dick Murdoch vs Scandor Akbar
No disqualification: Bobby Jaggers vs Randy Tyler
Grizzly Smith & Jay Clayton vs Pat Barrett & Ron Starr
Frank Dalton vs Igor Putski

11/2/76 Shreveport, LA (Municipal Auditorium)
North American title, two referees: Bill Watts vs Spoiler
Buck Robley vs Choi Sun
Bob Sweetan vs Jim Starr
Billy Robinson vs Pat McGinnis
Abe Jacobs vs Sonny Rogers

11/3/76 Baton Rouge, LA (Sports Center)
Bob Sweetan vs Killer Karl Kox
Bobby Jaggers vs Grizzly Smith
Igor Putski vs Randy Tyler
Jim Starr vs Pat McGinnis

11/3/76 Jackson, MS (Coliseum)
North American title: Bill Watts vs Spoiler
Buck Robley & Dick Murdoch vs Choi Sun & Scandor Akbar
Billy Robinson vs Ken Patera
Jay Clayton vs Ron Starr
Abe Jacobs vs Sonny Rogers

11/5/76 Lafayette, LA (Entertainment Center)
Bob Sweetan vs Killer Karl Kox
Ken Patera vs Pat McGinnis
Bobby Jaggers vs Randy Tyler
Igor Putski vs Starr (only last name listed, unsure if Ron Starr or Jim Starr)

11/6/76 Greenwood, MS (Sportatorium)
Bobby Jaggers vs Randy Tyler
Grizzly Smith vs Killer Karl Kox
Igor Putski vs Sonny Rogers

11/6/76 Loranger, LA (Loranger Coliseum)
Ring surrounded by wire fence: Bob Sweetan vs Jim Starr
Medic vs Terry Lathan
Mr Ito vs Pat McGinnis
Frank Dalton vs Silento Rodriguez

11/7/76 Houma, LA (East Park Recreation Center)
Steel cage match: Grizzly Smith vs Jim Starr
Indian strap match: Bob Sweetan vs Terry Lathan
Mr Ito vs Pat McGinnis
Frank Dalton vs Silento Rodriguez

11/8/76 Monroe, LA (Civic Center Arena)
Bob Sweetan & Randy Tyler vs Bobby Jaggers & Ron Starr
Grizzly Smith vs Scandor Akbar
Buck Robley vs Choi Sun
Jim Starr vs Pat McGinnis

11/8/76 Tulsa, OK (Fairgrounds Pavilion)
NWA World Junior Heavyweight title: Jay Clayton vs Pat Barrett
Bill Watts & Dick Murdoch vs Spoiler & Spoiler #2
Ken Patera vs Killer Karl Kox
Abe Jacobs vs Hiro Matsuda
Igor Putski vs Sonny Rogers

11/9/76 Alexandria, LA (Rapides Parish Coliseum)
NWA World Junior Heavyweight title: Jay Clayton vs Pat Barrett
Choi Sun barred from building: Dick Murdoch vs Scandor Akbar
Bob Sweetan vs Bobby Jaggers
Randy Tyler vs Ron Starr
Frank Dalton vs Terry Lathan
Igor Putski vs Sonny Rogers

11/9/76 Shreveport, LA (Municipal Auditorium)
North American title vs mask: Bill Watts vs Spoiler
Brass Knucks match: Ken Patera vs Killer Karl Kox
Buck Robley vs Choi Sun
Billy Robinson vs Spoiler #2
Abe Jacobs vs Jim Starr
Mr Ito vs Pat McGinnis

11/10/76 Baton Rouge, LA (Sports Center)
No disqualification: Bob Sweetan vs Killer Karl Kox
Bobby Jaggers vs Randy Tyler
Ken Patera vs Pat McGinnis
Abe Jacobs vs Jim Starr

11/10/76 Vicksburg, MS
Dick Murdoch vs Spoiler
Choi Sun & Scandor Akbar vs Grizzly Smith & Jay Clayton
Billy Robinson vs Ron Starr
Igor Putski vs Spoiler #2

11/11/76 Chalmette, LA (source: wrestlingdata.com)
Bill Watts vs Spoiler
Bob Sweetan vs Killer Karl Kox
Bobby Jaggers vs Randy Tyler
Billy Robinson & Grizzly Smith vs Jim Starr & Ken Patera
Igor Putski vs Pat McGinnis

11/11/76 North Little Rock, AR (National Guard Armory)
Billy Robinson vs Pat Barrett
Bobby Jaggers vs Randy Tyler
Choi Sun & Scandor Akbar vs Grizzly Smith & Jay Clayton
Igor Putski vs Mr Ito

11/12/76 Lafayette, LA (Entertainment Center)
No disqualification: Bob Sweetan vs Killer Karl Kox
Dick Murdoch vs Spoiler
Pat McGinnis vs Spoiler #2
Abe Jacobs vs Jim Starr
Silento Rodriguez vs Sonny Rogers

11/13/76 Greenwood, MS (Sportatorium)
Bob Sweetan & Randy Tyler vs Bobby Jaggers & Scandor Akbar
Abe Jacobs vs Jim Starr
Choi Sun vs Terry Lathan

11/13/76 Loranger, LA (Loranger Coliseum)
NWA World Heavyweight title: Pat Barrett vs Ron Starr
Grizzly Smith vs Ken Patera
mystery opponent vs Pat McGinnis
Igor Putski vs Sonny Rogers

11/14/76 Houma, LA
NWA World Junior Heavyweight title, whoever wins Barrett-Starr match in Loranger will defend here vs Clayton: Jay Clayton vs Pat Barrett vs Ron Starr
Grizzly Smith vs Ken Patera
George Strickland vs mystery man
Igor Putski vs Sonny Rogers

11/15/76 Monroe, LA (Civic Center Arena)
Bob Sweetan vs Bobby Jaggers
Choi Sun & Scandor Akbar vs Grizzly Smith & Jay Clayton
Randy Tyler vs Ron Starr
Igor Putski vs Sonny Rogers

11/15/76 Tulsa, OK (Farigrounds Pavilion)
NWA World Heavyweight title: Billy Robinson vs Terry Funk
Brass Knucks match: Ken Patera vs Killer Karl Kox
Dick Murdoch vs Spoiler
Abe Jacobs vs Jim Starr
Pat McGinnis vs Rick Oliver

11/16/76 Alexandria, LA (Rapides Parish Coliseum)
NWA World Junior Heavyweight title, disqualification rule waived: Jay Clayton vs Pat Barrett
Bob Sweetan & Randy Tyler vs Bobby Jaggers & Scandor Akbar
Choi Sun vs Silento Rodriguez
Igor Putski vs Ron Starr

11/16/76 Shreveport, LA (Municipal Auditorium)
NWA World Heavyweight title: Billy Robinson vs Terry Funk
Dick Murdoch & Grizzly Smith vs Killer Karl Kox & Spoiler
Abe Jacobs vs Harley Race
Jim Starr vs Pat McGinnis
Rick Oliver vs Sonny Rogers

11/17/76 Baton Rouge, LA (Sports Center)
Grizzly Smith vs Scandor Akbar
Abe Jacobs & Jay Clayton vs Jim Starr & Pat Barrett
Choi Sun vs Igor Putski

11/17/76 Jackson, MS (Fairgrounds Coliseum)
NWA World Heavyweight title: Harley Race vs Terry Funk
Billy Robinson & Bob Sweetan vs Bobby Jaggers & Spoiler
Randy Tyler vs Ron Starr
Rick Oliver vs Sonny Rogers

11/18/76 North Little Rock, AR (National Guard Armory)
Bobby Jaggers vs Randy Tyler
Bob Sweetan & Grizzly Smith vs Choi Sun & Scandor Akbar
Jay Clayton vs Sonny Rogers
Rick Oliver vs Silento Rodriguez

11/20/76 Greenwood, MS (Sportatorium)
Texas death match: Bobby Jaggers vs Randy Tyler
Grizzly Smith vs Jim Starr
Igor Putski vs Sonny Rogers

11/20/76 Lawton, OK (Great Plains Coliseum)
NWA World Heavyweight title: Ken Patera vs Terry Funk
Billy Robinson & Jay Clayton vs Choi Sun & Scandor Akbar
Pat McGinnis vs Rick Oliver
Plus 1 other bout

11/20/76 Loranger, LA (Loranger Coliseum)
Sweetan has offered $500 to Starr if he wins: Bob Sweetan vs Ron Starr
Abe Jacobs vs Troy Graham
George Strickland vs Mr Ito
Frank Dalton vs Tommy Tate

11/21/76 Houma, LA (East Park Recreation Center)
Tag team battle royal: Bob Sweetan & Randy Tyler vs Frank Dalton & Igor Putski vs Grizzly Smith & Starr (unknown if Jim or Ron) vs Medic & Mr Ito
Plus 4 other bouts

11/22/76 Monroe, LA (Civic Center Arena)
Sweetan puts up $1000 bond to guarantee he will not double cross his partners: Bob Sweetan & Grizzly Smith & Randy Tyler vs Bobby Jaggers & Choi Sun & Scandor Akbar
Jim Starr vs Tom Jones
Leon Ogle vs Tommy Tate
Frank Dalton vs Igor Putski

11/22/76 Tulsa, OK (Fairgrounds Pavilion)
North American title: Ken Patera vs Spoiler
Bill Watts vs Spoiler #2
Abe Jacobs & Jay Clayton vs Pat Barrett & Ron Starr
Rick Oliver vs Sonny Rogers

11/23/76 Alexandria, LA (Rapides Parish Coliseum)
Brass Knucks match: Bob Sweetan vs Choi Sun
Tyler puts up $1000 bond to team with Grizzly: Bobby Jaggers & Scandor Akbar vs Grizzly Smith & Randy Tyler
Igor Putski vs Jim Starr
George Strickland vs Leon Ogle

11/23/76 Shreveport, LA (Municipal Auditorium)
North American title: Ken Patera vs Spoiler
Bill Watts vs Harley Race
Jay Clayton vs Ron Starr
Abe Jacobs vs Spoiler #2
Sonny Rogers vs Tom Jones
Rick Oliver vs Silento Rodriguez

11/24/76 Baton Rouge, LA (Sports Center)
NWA World Junior Heavyweight title: Jay Clayton vs Pat Barrett
Bob Sweetan & Grizzly Smith vs Choi Sun & Scandor Akbar
Jim Starr vs Sonny Rogers

11/24/76 Jackson, MS (Fairgrounds Coliseum)
North American title: Ken Patera vs Spoiler
Bill Watts vs Harley Race
Bobby Jaggers vs Randy Tyler
Abe Jacobs vs Brute
Ron Starr vs Tom Jones
Igor Putski vs Rick Oliver

11/25/76 North Little Rock, AR (National Guard Armory)
Lights out match: Bobby Jaggers vs Randy Tyler
Indian strap match: Grizzly Smith vs Scandor Akbar
Choi Sun vs Tom Jones
Rick Oliver vs Silento Rodriguez

11/26/76 Lafayette, LA
NWA World Junior Heavyweight title: Jay Clayton vs Pat Barrett
Bob Sweetan & Ken Patera vs Spoiler & Spoiler #2
Abe Jacobs vs Ron Starr
George Strickland vs Ron Starr

11/27/76 Greenwood, MS (Sportatorium)
Bobby Jaggers & Choi Sun vs Grizzly Smith & Randy Tyler
No time limit: Abe Jacobs vs Jim Starr
Silento Rodriguez vs Sonny Rogers

11/27/76 Loranger, LA (Loranger Coliseum)
NWA World Junior Heavyweight title: Jay Clayton vs Pat Barrett
Lights out match: Bob Sweetan vs Ron Starr
Bob McManus vs Frank Dalton
Igor Putski vs Leon Ogle

11/29/76 Monroe, LA (Civic Center Arena)
Bob Sweetan vs Scandor Akbar
Bobby Jaggers & Choi Sun vs Grizzly Smith & Randy Tyler
Leon Ogle vs Tom Jones
Bob McManus vs Sonny Rogers

11/29/76 Tulsa, OK (Fairgrounds Pavilion)
NWA World Junior Heavyweight title: Pat Barrett vs Ron Starr
Texas death match: Bill Watts vs Spoiler
North American title: Brute vs Ken Patera
Jerry Oates vs Jim Starr
Jay Clayton vs Rick Oliver
Abe Jacobs vs Troy Graham

11/30/76 Alexandria, LA (Rapides Parish Coliseum)
Elimination match: Bob Sweetan & Grizzly Smith & Randy Tyler vs Bobby Jaggers & Choi Sun & Scandor Akbar
Leon Ogle vs Tom Jones
Igor Putski vs Ron Starr
Bob McManus vs Frank Dalton

11/30/76 Shreveport, LA (Municipal Auditorium)
NWA World Junior Heavyweight title: Jay Clayton vs Pat Barrett
North American title: Brute vs Ken Patera
Spoiler’s mask vs Watts leaves town: Bill Watts vs Spoiler
Jerry Oates vs Jim Starr
Abe Jacobs vs Sonny Rogers
Rick Oliver vs Troy Graham

12/1/76 Baton Rouge, LA (Sports Center)
NWA World Junior Heavyweight title, no disqualification: Jay Clayton vs Pat Barrett
Indian strap match: Grizzly Smith vs Scandor Akbar
Bob Sweetan vs Choi Sun
Bob McManus vs Leon Ogle

12/1/76 Jackson, MS (Fairgrounds Coliseum)
Lights out match: Bobby Jaggers vs Randy Tyler
Spoiler’s mask vs Watts leaves town: Bill Watts vs Spoiler
Brute vs Ken Patera
Jerry Oates vs Jim Starr
Tom Jones vs Troy Graham
Rick Oliver vs Ron Starr

12/2/76 North Little Rock, AR (National Guard Armory)
Brass Knucks match: Bobby Jaggers vs Ken Patera
Choi Sun & Scandor Akbar vs Grizzly Smith & Randy Tyler
Jim Starr vs Tom Jones
Rick Oliver vs Troy Graham

12/3/76 Lafayette, LA (Entertainment Center)
Lights out match: Bob Sweetan vs Ron Starr
NWA World Junior Heavyweight title: Jay Clayton vs Pat Barrett
Handicap match: Bob McManus & Igor Putski vs Brute
Jerry Oates vs Sonny Rogers
Abe Jacobs vs Leon Ogle

12/4/76 Greenwood, MS (Sportatorium)
Bobby Jaggers vs Grizzly Smith
Bob Sweetan & Randy Tyler vs Choi Sun & Scandor Akbar
Jim Starr vs Tom Jones

12/4/76 Loranger, LA (Loranger Coliseum)
NWA World Junior Heavyweight title: Jay Clayton vs Pat Barrett
Jerry Oates vs Ron Starr
Leon Ogle vs Rick Oliver
Igor Putski vs Sonny Rogers

12/5/76 Houma, LA (East Park Recreation Center)
Bob Sweetan vs Scandor Akbar
Grizzly Smith vs Leon Ogle
Choi Sun vs Igor Putski
Bob McManus vs George Strickland

12/6/76 Monroe, LA (Civic Center Arena)
Taped fists vs karate: Bob Sweetan vs Choi Sun
Bobby Jaggers & Rip Tyler vs Grizzly Smith & Randy Tyler
Scandor Akbar vs Tom Jones
Igor Putski vs Leon Ogle

12/6/76 Tulsa, OK (Fairgrounds Pavilion)
North American title: Bill Watts vs Brute
Jay Clayton vs Pat Barrett
Abe Jacobs & Jerry Oates vs Bob McManus & Ron Starr
Rick Oliver vs Sonny Rogers

12/7/76 Alexandria, LA (Rapides Parish Coliseum)
Indian strap match: Grizzly Smith vs Scandor Akbar
Bob Sweetan & Randy Tyler vs Bobby Jaggers & Rip Tyler
Choi Sun vs Tom Jones
Abe Jacobs vs Igor Putski

12/7/76 Shreveport, LA (Municipal Auditorium)
NWA World Junior Heavyweight title: Pat Barrett vs Ron Starr
North American title: Bill Watts vs Brute
Bob McManus & Leon Ogle vs Jay Clayton & Jerry Oates
Rick Oliver vs Sonny Rogers

12/8/76 Baton Rouge, LA (Sports Center)
Jay Clayton vs Pat Barrett
Bob Sweetan & Grizzly Smith vs Choi Sun & Scandor Akbar
Abe Jacobs vs Leon Ogle

12/8/76 Jackson, MS (Fairgrounds Coliseum)
North American title: Bill Watts vs Brute
Bobby Jaggers & Rip Tyler vs Jerry Oates & Randy Tyler
Sonny Rogers vs Tom Jones
Rick Oliver vs Ron Starr
Bob McManus vs Igor Putski

12/9/76 North Little Rock, AR (National Guard Armory)
Tag team battle royal: Bob McManus & Sonny Rogers vs Bobby Jaggers & Rip Tyler vs Grizzly Smith & Randy Tyler vs Igor Putski & Rick Oliver
Plus 4 other bouts

12/10/76 Lafayette, LA (Entertainment Center)
NWA World Junior Heavyweight title: Nelson Royal vs Pat Barrett
Abe Jacobs & Randy Tyler vs Choi Sun & Scandor Akbar
Bob Sweetan vs Brute
Leon Ogle vs Tom Jones

12/11/76 Greenwood, MS (Sportatorium)
Strap match: Grizzly Smith vs Scandor Akbar
Taped fists vs karate: Bob Sweetan vs Choi Sun
Bobby Jaggers vs Tom Jones
Bob McManus vs Rick Oliver

12/11/76 Loranger, LA (Loranger Coliseum)
Abe Jacobs & Randy Tyler vs Rip Tyler & Ron Starr
Texas death match: Randy Tyler vs Rip Tyler
Silento Rodriguez vs Sonny Rogers

12/12/76 Houma, LA (East Park Recreation Center)
Arabian death match: Bob Sweetan vs Scandor Akbar
Choi Sun vs Grizzly Smith
Abe Jacobs & Igor Putski vs Leon Ogle & Sonny Rogers
Plus 1 other bout

12/13/76 Monroe, LA (Civic Center Arena)
Submission match: Bobby Jaggers vs Randy Tyler
Bob Sweetan & Grizzly Smith vs Choi Sun & Scandor Akbar
Jerry Oates vs Leon Ogle
Igor Putski vs Sonny Rogers

12/13/76 Tulsa, OK (Fairgrounds Pavilion)
North American title, no disqualification: Bill Watts vs Brute
Dick Murdoch vs Killer Karl Kox
Billy Robinson vs Pat O'Connor
Pat Barrett vs Tom Jones
Abe Jacobs vs Rick Oliver

12/14/76 Alexandria, LA (Rapides Parish Coliseum)
Brass Knucks match: Bob Sweetan vs Bobby Jaggers
Choi Sun & Scandor Akbar vs Grizzly Smith & Randy Tyler
Jerry Oates vs Sonny Rogers
Frank Dalton vs Igor Putski

12/14/76 Shreveport, LA (Municipal Auditorium)
North American title, no disqualification: Bill Watts vs Brute
Dick Murdoch vs Killer Karl Kox
Billy Robinson vs Pat O'Connor
Pat Barrett vs Tom Jones
Abe Jacobs vs Rick Oliver

12/15/76 Baton Rouge, LA (Sports Center)
Taped fists vs karate: Bob Sweetan vs Choi Sun
Dick Murdoch vs Scandor Akbar
Leon Ogle vs Tom Jones
Frank Dalton vs Igor Putski

12/15/76 Vicksburg, MS (City Auditorium)
Brass Knucks title: Bobby Jaggers vs Randy Tyler
Billy Robinson & Grizzly Smith vs Brute & Killer Karl Kox
Jerry Oates vs Sonny Rogers
Abe Jacobs vs Rick Oliver

12/16/76 North Little Rock, AR (National Guard Armory)
Bobby Jaggers vs Randy Tyler
Bob Sweetan & Grizzly Smith vs Choi Sun & Scandor Akbar
Jerry Oates vs Troy Graham
Rick Oliver vs Sonny Rogers

12/17/76 Lafayette, LA
Bob Sweetan & Randy Tyler vs Choi Sun & Scandor Akbar
Brute vs Dick Murdoch
Billy Robinson vs Pat O'Connor
Igor Putski vs Leon Ogle

12/18/76 Greenwood, MS (Sportatorium)
Brass Knucks title: Bobby Jaggers vs Randy Tyler
Jerry Oates vs Leon Ogle
Abe Jacobs vs Troy Graham

12/18/76 Loranger, LA (Loranger Coliseum)
Tag team battle royal: Bob Sweetan & Grizzly Smith vs Choi Sun & Scandor Akbar vs Frank Dalton & Sonny Rogers vs Igor Putski & Rick Oliver
Plus 4 other bouts

12/19/76 Houma, LA (East Park Recreation Center)
No disqualification, winners take all: Bob Sweetan & Grizzly Smith vs Choi Sun & Scandor Akbar
Texas rules: Igor Putski vs Sonny Rogers
Frank Dalton vs George Strickland

12/25/76 Loranger, LA (Loranger Coliseum)
Steel cage Texas death match: Frank Dalton vs Igor Putski
Blindfold battle royal: Bob Sweetan vs Frank Dalton vs George Strickland vs Grizzly Smith vs Igor Putski vs Jack Howe vs Leon Ogle vs Tom McCarver
Plus 3 other bouts

12/26/76 Houma, LA (East Park Recreation Center)
Blindfold battle royal: Bob Sweetan vs Frank Dalton vs George Strickland vs Grizzly Smith vs Igor Putski vs Jack Howe vs Leon Ogle vs Silento Rodriguez vs Tom McCarver
Plus 3 other bouts

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