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Mid-South Wrestling: Week of 12/10-12/16 1979

For the week ending December 16th, 1979: Junkyard Dog's final week as a heel, Mike George defends the North American title against 5 different opponents, Sweetan and Wrestling II face off in cage matches not once... not twice... but THRICE & 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:
Bull Ramos, Dick Murdoch, Jose Lothario, Tommy Rich and Wahoo McDaniel

There were no newcomers to the SPOT chart this week. No full-timers left the territory this week either.


Known house show lineups for the week:

Tuesday - Baton Rouge, LA
-Buck Robley vs Ken Patera
-Bob Sweetan vs Iron Mike Sharpe
-Charlie Cook & Dizzy Golden vs Michael Hayes & Terry Gordy
-Mark Totten vs Tank Patton
-Mike Bowyer vs Steve Hall
-plus a $3,000 battle royal

Wednesday - Jackson, MS
-North American title: Dick Murdoch vs Mike George
-Iron Mike Sharpe vs Ken Patera
-Bob Sweetan & Ernie Ladd vs Buck Robley & Stan Hansen
-Charlie Cook & Dizzy Golden vs Michael Hayes & Terry Gordy
-plus 1 other bout

Thursday - Greenville, MS
-North American title: Iron Mike Sharpe vs Mike George
-No disqualification: Buck Robley vs Junkyard Dog
-Jonathan Boyd vs King Cobra
-Gene Lewis vs Steve Hall

Thursday - Lafayette, LA
-Cage match: Bob Sweetan vs Mr Wrestling II
-Charlie Cook vs Ernie Ladd
-Dizzy Golden & Mark Totten vs Michael Hayes & Terry Gordy
-Igor Putski vs Pork Chop Cash
-Mike Bowyer vs Tom Price

Friday - Shreveport, LA
-North American title: Junkyard Dog vs Mike George
-Dick Murdoch & Mr Wrestling II vs Michael Hayes & Terry Gordy
-Charlie Cook vs Ernie Ladd
-Bob Sweetan vs Iron Mike Sharpe
-Mark Totten vs Tank Patton

Saturday - Biloxi, MS
-Cage match: Bob Sweetan vs Mr Wrestling II
-North American title: Mike George vs Tommy Rich
-Ernie Ladd vs Stan Hansen
-Ken Patera vs Wahoo McDaniel
-Jerry Oates & King Cobra vs Michael Hayes & Terry Gordy
-Buck Robley vs Gino Hernandez
-Gene Lewis vs Iron Mike Sharpe
-plus a $5,000 battle royal

Sunday - Lake Charles, LA
-Cage match: Bob Sweetan vs Mr Wrestling II
-North American title: Bill Watts vs Mike George
-Gino Hernandez vs Jose Lothario
-Iron Mike Sharpe vs Ken Patera
-Bull Ramos vs Wahoo McDaniel
-Ernie Ladd vs Jerry Oates
-Igor Putski vs Junkyard Dog

In addition there are results for shows in Loranger, LA on Saturday and Houma, LA on Sunday that can be found at https://www.wrestlingdata.com and in Mark James' book Mid-South/UWF 1979-1987


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