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Mid-South Wrestling: Week of 12/3-12/9 1979

For the week ending December 9th, 1979: Ernie Ladd starts a run as a regular, Sweetan feuding with Watts and Mr Wrestling II (who is also feuding with Mike George) & more!

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






Newcomers to the SPOT chart this week were Ernie Ladd, Jerry Oates and Ken Patera. Ladd begins a run as a regular; he still works shots for various territories including Florida and Georgia but his "home base" seems to be here for now. Oates and Patera are booked here for the next couple of weeks. Patera was also working WWWF TV tapings to build up to a run there starting in January 1980.

Removed from the SPOT chart were Dick Murdoch (no bookings in the territory this week) and King Kong Mosca. Mosca left the territory and may have worked a couple of shows for the AWA in December before going to All Japan in January 1980.

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Known house show lineups for the week:

Tuesday - Baton Rouge, LA
-North American title, Sweetan handcuffed to ringpost: Bill Watts vs Mike George
-Louisiana title: Bob Sweetan vs Iron Mike Sharpe
-Buck Robley vs Junkyard Dog
-Charlie Cook & Stan Hansen vs Michael Hayes & Terry Gordy
-Dizzy Golden vs Jonathan Boyd
-Gene Lewis vs Steve Hall

Thursday - Lafayette, LA
-Texas death match: Bob Sweetan vs Mr Wrestling II
-North American title: Iron Mike Sharpe vs Mike George
-Strap match: Charlie Cook vs Junkyard Dog
-Buck Robley & Dizzy Golden vs Michael Hayes & Terry Gordy
-Mark Totten vs Tank Patton

Friday - Greenwood, MS
-Bob Sweetan vs Mr Wrestling II
-Strap match: Charlie Cook vs Junkyard Dog
-King Cobra vs Tank Patton
-Jonathan Boyd vs Mark Totten
-Gene Lewis vs Igor Putski

Friday - Shreveport, LA
-North American title: Iron Mike Sharpe vs Mike George
-Mid-South Tag Team titles: Bill Watts & Buck Robley vs Michael Hayes & Terry Gordy
-Ernie Ladd vs Stan Hansen
-Jerry Oates vs Pork Chop Cash
-Mike Bowyer vs Tom Price

Saturday - Alexandria, LA
-Steel cage match for North American title: Mike George vs Mr Wrestling II
-Mid-South Tag Team titles: Buck Robley & Stan Hansen vs Michael Hayes & Terry Gordy
-Brass Knuxks trophy: Bill Watts vs Bob Sweetan
-Louisiana title: Iron Mike Sharpe vs Ken Patera
-Gino Hernandez & Junkyard Dog vs Jerry Oates & King Cobra
-Igor Putski vs Jonathan Boyd

Saturday - Loranger, LA
-Charlie Cook vs Tank Patton
-Dizzy Golden vs Pork Chop Cash
-Mark Totten vs Mike Bowyer
-Gene Lewis vs Tom Price

Sunday - Monroe, LA
-Steel cage match for North American title: Mike George vs Mr Wrestling II
-Louisiana title: Iron Mike Sharpe vs Ken Patera
-Bunkhouse match: Bill Watts vs Bob Sweetan
-Dizzy Golden & Stan Hansen vs Michael Hayes & Terry Gordy
-King Cobra vs Pork Chop Cash
-Igor Putski vs Jonathan Boyd

In addition there are results for a show in Houma, LA on Sunday that can be found at https://www.wrestlingdata.comhttps://www.cagematch.net and in Mark James' book Mid-South/UWF 1979-1987

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