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Mid-Atlantic Championship Wrestling: Q3 1973

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Here’s a look at the 3rd quarter of 1973 in Mid-Atlantic Championship Wrestling. We look at the talent roster, title histories, the big feuds in the territory, and a schedule of all known house shows. I’d like to thank Dick Bourne and Mark Eastridge of the Mid-Atlantic Gateway for providing the bulk of the house show records I used to compile this data. The Gateway, which is updated regularly by David Chappell, is an invaluable resource. I strongly encourage you to visit (and bookmark!) it: http://www.midatlanticgateway.com

Wrestling History Mysteries Case #3: The Curious Case of Mr Szabo (Part II)

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The latest episode of Wrestling History Mysteries is Part II of "The Curious Case of Mr. Szabo", a multi-part series in which I attempt to uncover the identity of a masked wrestler who worked for Leroy McGuirk in February & March, 1963. Part I of this mystery can be found here: https://chartingthepodcast.com/index.php/2021/09/09/case-3-the-curious-case-of-mr-szabo-part-i/ Here is Part II  Charting The Territories #23: Wrestling History Mysteries presents The Curious Case of Mr Szabo (Part II) | RSS.com Podcasting

The McGuirk/Watts Wrestling Almanac - Chapter 23 (Q2 1965)

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Welcome to Chapter 23 of The McGuirk/Watts Wrestling Almanac, an in-depth data-driven look at the wrestling territory run by Leroy McGuirk (and later, Bill Watts). The territory is most commonly known as Tri-State Wrestling and/or Mid-South Wrestling, though neither of those names were actually used until September 1979 when Watts split from McGuirk.

Mid-South Wrestling: Q4 1981

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In the 4th quarter of 1981, Scandor Akbar returns, a surprisingly thin main-event roster, applying critical thinking in the absence of match results, and more!

The McGuirk/Watts Wrestling Almanac - Chapter 22 (Q1 1965)

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Welcome to Chapter 22 of The McGuirk/Watts Wrestling Almanac, an in-depth data-driven look at the wrestling territory run by Leroy McGuirk (and later, Bill Watts). The territory is most commonly known as Tri-State Wrestling and/or Mid-South Wrestling, though neither of those names were actually used until September 1979 when Watts split from McGuirk.

A Wrestling History Mystery: The Curious Case of Mr. Szabo

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The latest episode of my Wrestling History Mysteries podcast is part 1 of a multi-part series discussing my quest to identify a masked wrestler named Mr. Szabo that wrestled for Leroy McGuirk in early 1963, getting a huge push as a heel, and then disappearing after suffering an injury in a match with Lou Thesz.

McGuirk Wrestling Territory: Q3 1973

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In the 3rd quarter of 1973, Mantell and Sweetan put the boots to one another, Perez & Tapia win gold, early matches in the careers of Pistol Pez and Rotten Ron & more!