McGuirk Wrestling Territory: Week of 12/8-12/14 1975

For the week ending December 14th, 1975: Watts & Kox are top dogs, Brisco comes in for 2 World title defenses, Valentine returns & more!

Here's a look at the talent roster along with SPOT ratings and FEUD scores for the week.




Other wrestlers advertised for shows this week but not listed in the SPOT ratings: Bob Sweetan, Jack Brisco and Nick Kozak. Brisco came in for two dates sandwiched in between shots in Georgia and Florida. In addition, Gulf Coast wrestlers Bob Kelly, Gene Lewis, Gorgeous George Jr, Hippie Boyette, Jack Dalton (Don Fargo), Ted Heath and Wrestling Pro #1 were all booked on the Baton Rouge show this week. Wednesday seems to be the only weeknight they had three shows scheduled, and without the troupe of midget wrestlers that had been in the territory the previous couple of weeks the roster was too thin to put on three full cards without a little outside help.

Newcomers to the SPOT chart this week were Greg Valentine and Scandor Akbar. Valentine returned from his New Japan tour on Sunday (with a shot in Los Angeles a couple of days earlier), which was presumably his return from a storyline "injury". Akbar worked here for a few weeks over the holiday season. I'm not sure of his whereabouts for several months prior, though it's possible he was working solely as a manager during that time.

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Known house show lineups for the week:

Monday - Lake Charles, LA
-NWA World Heavyweight title: Bob Sweetan vs Jack Brisco
-Buck Robley & Crazy Brooks vs Grizzly Smith & Sonny King
-Jay Clayton vs Scandor Akbar
-Denny Alberts vs Mike Pappas

Monday - Tulsa, OK
-North American title: Bill Watts vs Killer Karl Kox
-Danny Hodge vs Waldo Von Erich
-Bob Griffin & Ted DiBiase vs Buddy Roberts & Jerry Brown
-Bob Slaughter vs Jack Curtis Jr
-Pork Chop Cash vs Sonny Rogers

Tuesday - Shreveport, LA
-NWA World Heavyweight title: Bill Watts vs Jack Brisco
-Crazy Brooks vs Sonny King
-Danny Hodge vs Waldo Von Erich
-Buddy Roberts & Jerry Brown vs Jay Clayton & Ted DiBiase
-Bob Slaughter vs Jack Curtis Jr

Wednesday - Baton Rouge, LA
-Gorgeous George Jr vs Jack Dalton
-Grudge match: Grizzly Smith vs Scandor Akbar
-Bob Kelly vs Pro #1
-Hippie Boyette vs Ted Heath
-Gene Lewis vs Igor Putski
-plus a $500 battle royal

Wednesday - Fort Smith, AR
-Bill Watts & Danny Hodge vs Buddy Roberts & Jerry Brown
-Bob Slaughter vs Jay Clayton
-Scandor Akbar vs Ted DiBiase

Wednesday - Jackson, MS
-Grudge match: Bob Sweetan vs Killer Karl Kox
-Bob Griffin & Sonny King vs Buck Robley & Crazy Brooks
-Nick Kozak vs Waldo Von Erich
-Grizzly Smith vs John Davis
-Jack Curtis Jr vs Sonny Rogers

Thursday - Chalmette, LA
-Grizzly Smith vs Killer Karl Kox
-Crazy Brooks vs Sonny King
-Nick Kozak vs Waldo Von Erich
-Bob Griffin vs Buck Robley
-Denny Alberts vs Mike Pappas
-Igor Putski vs Sonny Rogers

Thursday - Greenville, MS
-Buddy Roberts & Jerry Brown vs Danny Hodge & Jay Clayton
-Grudge match: Bob Slaughter vs Pork Chop Cash
-Scandor Akbar vs Ted DiBiase

Friday - Lafayette, LA
-Crazy Brooks vs Sonny King
-Bob Griffin & Ted DiBiase vs Buck Robley & Killer Karl Kox
-Igor Putski vs John Davis
-Mike Pappas vs Sonny Rogers

Friday - Monroe, LA
-Buddy Roberts & Jerry Brown vs Danny Hodge & Grizzly Smith
-Nick Kozak vs Waldo Von Erich
-Pork Chop Cash vs Scandor Akbar
-Bob Slaughter vs Jay Clayton

Saturday - Greenwood, MS
-Buck Robley vs Sonny King
-Nick Kozak vs Waldo Von Erich
-Crazy Brooks vs Jack Curtis Jr
-John Davis vs Mike Pappas

Saturday - Loranger, LA
-Grizzly Smith vs Scandor Akbar
-Bob Slaughter & Sonny Rogers vs Igor Putski & Ted DiBiase
-Denny Alberts vs Pork Chop Cash
-plus 1 prelim match, likely a singles bout involving two of the participants from the tag match

Sunday - Alexandria, LA
-Bob Griffin & Ted DiBiase vs Buddy Roberts & Jerry Brown
-Buck Robley vs Sonny King
-Crazy Brooks vs Nick Kozak
-Jack Curtis Jr vs Waldo Von Erich
-Greg Valentine vs Sonny Rogers

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