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Mid-South Wrestling: Week of 12/13-12/19 1982

For the week ending December 19th, 1982: Kamala jumps to the top of the SPOT ratings on the heel side, Freebirds return for big pre-holiday cards with Michael Hayes putting up his hair in Shreveport & 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:
Buddy Roberts, Michael Hayes, Terry Gordy, Great Kabuki, Magic Dragon (Haru Sonoda) & The Spoiler.

Removed from the SPOT chart this week was Yoshi Yatsu, who went to Florida for about a month and then to World Class.

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Known house show lineups for the week:

Tuesday - Baton Rouge, LA
-Lights Out match: Hacksaw Duggan vs Tony Atlas
-North American title: Kamala vs Stagger Lee
-Mid-South Tag Team titles: Buddy Roberts & Terry Gordy vs Matt Borne & Ted DiBiase
-Mr Olympia vs Mr Wrestling II
-Buddy Landell vs Gino Hernandez
-Chavo Guerrero vs Kelly Kiniski
-Iron Mike Sharpe vs Marty Lunde

Wednesday - Jackson, MS
-Lights Out match: Hacksaw Duggan vs Tony Atlas
-North American title: Kamala vs Stagger Lee
-Mid-South Tag Team titles: Matt Borne & Ted DiBiase vs Michael Hayes & Terry Gordy
-Gino Hernandez vs Mr Olympia
-Iron Mike Sharpe vs Mr Wrestling II
-Chavo Guerrero vs Kelly Kiniski

Friday - Shreveport, LA
-North American title: Kamala vs Stagger Lee
-Hayes' hair vs future tag title shot: Matt Borne vs Michael Hayes
-Hacksaw Duggan vs Tony Atlas
-Chavo Guerrero vs Gino Hernandez
-Iron Mike Sharpe vs Mr Wrestling II
-Buddy Landell vs Kelly Kiniski
-Marty Lunde vs Tim Horner

Sunday - Alexandria, LA (2:30pm)
-Kamala vs Stagger Lee
-Battle Royal featuring Buddy Landell, Buddy Roberts, Chavo Guerrero, Gino Hernandez, Great Kabuki, Iron Mike Sharpe, Kelly Kiniski, Magic Dragon, Marty Lunde, Matt Borne, Mr Wrestling II, Spoiler, Terry Gordy and Tim Horner
-Plus five bouts made by random draw from the battle royal entrants

Sunday - Monroe, LA (7:00pm)
-North American title: Kamala vs Stagger Lee
-Battle Royal featuring Buddy Landell, Buddy Roberts, Chavo Guerrero, Gino Hernandez, Great Kabuki, Iron Mike Sharpe, Kelly Kiniski, Magic Dragon, Marty Lunde, Matt Borne, Mr Wrestling II, Spoiler, Terry Gordy and Tim Horner
-Plus five bouts made by random draw from the battle royal entrants

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