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Mid-South Wrestling: Week of 9/27-10/3 1982

Our coverage of 1982 continues with a look at the week ending October 3rd: a loser leaves town tag team match could spell trouble for Akbar's stable, but he seems to have a (Ugandan) ace up his sleeve, masked wrestlers begin to feud with one another & more!

Tri-State Wrestling: Week of 9/25-10/1 1961

Our coverage of 1961 continues with a look at the week ending October 1st: Sputnik moves into the upper orbit of the cards, two newcomers bring some international flavor, who the heck is Rough House Grogan & more!

Tri-State Wrestling: Week of 9/23-9/29 1968

Our coverage of 1968 continues with a look at the week ending September 29th: six-person mixed tags, Hodge puts his title on the line, Los Diablos put their masks on the line, Akbar returns, listing the local promoters in Louisiana (including the wife of a wrestling legend) & more!

Tri-State Wrestling: Week of 9/22-9/28 1975

Our coverage of 1975 continues with a look at the week ending September 28th: Jack Brisco gets a hero's homecoming in Tulsa, it's (not quite) hammer time for one newcomer, is Kox _really_ just an upper midcarder & more!

Tri-State Wrestling: Week of 9/24-9/30 1979

Our coverage of Tri-State in 1979 continues with a look at the week ending September 30th: our first look at SPOT ratings, a who's who of the roster for the new(ish) territory, how Brian Blair may have paid for his honeymoon & more!

Mid-South Wrestling: Week of 9/24-9/30 1979

Our coverage of Mid-South in 1979 continues with a look at the week ending September 30th: a new Monday night tradition begins, Mike George is a champ champ ... champ & more!

Mid-South Wrestling: Week of 9/20-9/26 1982

Our coverage of 1982 continues with a look at the week ending September 26th: taped fist matches, a Freebird attempts to collect a bounty, the Mississippi state title changes hands, The Grappler finds a new friend & more!

Tri-State Wrestling: Week of 9/18-9/24 1961

Our coverage of 1961 continues with a look at the week ending September 24th: Donnie Fargo competes in several loser leaves town matches, McGuirk runs Jackson MS for the first time, a couple of Hillbillies leave and are replaced by a 6'10" 300+ pounder named "Tiny" & more!

Tri-State Wrestling: Week of 9/16-9/22 1968

Our coverage of 1968 continues with a look at the week ending September 22nd: judo jacket matches, disputed tag team title matches, an East Texas title match, a newcomer in Louisiana is Big and may also be Bad & more!

Tri-State Wrestling: Week of 9/15-9/21 1975

Our coverage of 1975 continues with a look at the week ending September 21st: Robley ups the bounty on Dick Murdoch, Watts takes a back seat, Pork Chop gets a big opportunity, a glimpse into what the future holds for young Ted DiBiase & more!

Mid-South & Tri-State Wrestling: Week of 9/17-9/23 1979

Our coverage of 1979 continues with a look at the week ending September 23rd: North American champ Mike George faces Mr. Wrestling II multiple times, Dick Murdoch makes a cameo appearance, JYD & Ayala move up the cards, two Watts wrestlers work for McGuirk (!!) & more!

Mid-South Wrestling: Week of 9/13-9/19 1982

Our coverage of 1982 continues with a look at the week ending September 19th: DiBiase continues to face all comers, a couple of guest appearances in OKC, the son of a former World champ comes in & more!

Tri-State Wrestling: Week of 9/11-9/17 1961

Our coverage of 1961 continues with a look at the week ending September 17th: all the top tag teams do battle in various towns, Sputnik Monroe stumbles a bit in his quest to become a top contender to Danny Hodge, Great Antonio performs a unique feat of strength in New Orleans & more!

Tri-State Wrestling: Week of 9/9-9/15 1968

Our coverage of 1968 continues with a look at the week ending September 15th: two different teams continue to claim the US tag titles, using some "detective work" to try and identify three newcomers this week & more!

Tri-State Wrestling: Week of 9/8-9/14 1975

Our coverage of 1975 continues with a look at the week ending September 14th: the Murdoch-Robley feud heats up, some unique stipulation matches in the smaller Mississippi towns, tracking comings & goings of wrestlers in and out of the territory & more!

Mid-South & Tri-State Wrestling: Week of 9/10-9/16 1979

Our coverage of 1979 continues with a look at the week ending September 16th: Watts battles King Kong, a feud from Houston is imported into the territory, McGuirk runs his first "solo" show & more!

Mid-South Wrestling: Week of 9/6-9/12 1982

Our coverage of 1982 continues with a look at the week ending September 12th: JYD takes some time off, a look at the current titleholders in the territory, the Grappler returns, Robley wants Akbar & more!

Tri-State Wrestling: Week of 9/4-9/10 1961

Our coverage of 1961 continues with a look at the week ending September 10th: two newcomers this week: 1) one of the most prolific talkers in wrestling history, 2) perhaps the least prolific talker in wrestling history, Hodge defends against a Fargo & more!

Tri-State Wrestling: Week of 9/2-9/8 1968

Our coverage of 1968 continues with a look at the week ending September 8th: tracking the two main event tag team feuds, wrestling bear still in town, who took the place of Jack Dalton & Kenny Mack in Louisiana & more!

Tri-State Wrestling: Week of 9/1-9/7 1975

Our coverage of 1975 continues with a look at the week ending September 7th: Dick Murdoch turns babyface, a newcomer with ties to a famous neurosurgeon / accused murderer / inventor of the mandible claw & more!

Mid-South & Tri-State Wrestling: Week of 9/3-9/9 1979

Our coverage of 1979 continues with a look at the week ending September 9th: what is believed to be the first "Mid-South" show, three new faces work Tulsa (and only Tulsa), Watts makes the towns, Mike George juggles the title belts & more!

Mid-South Wrestling: Week of 8/30-9/5 1982

Our coverage of 1982 continues with a look at the week ending September 5th: some interesting insight into how much travel some of these guys had to endure, JYD squares off with DiBiase four more times, Assassin & Ellering leave & more!