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The McGuirk/Watts Wrestling Almanac - Chapter 4 (Q3 1960)

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Welcome to Chapter 4 of The McGuirk/Watts Wrestling Almanac, an in-depth data-driven look at the wrestling territory run by Leroy McGuirk (and later, Bill Watts). The territory is most commonly known as Tri-State Wrestling and/or Mid-South Wrestling, though neither of those names were actually used until September 1979 when Watts split from McGuirk.

Every month we will post a new Chapter, with each chapter covering a three-month period of time.

Previous chapters:
Chapter 1 (Q4 1959)
Chapter 2 (Q1 1960)
Chapter 3 (Q2 1960)

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THE McGUIRK/WATTS WRESTLING ALMANAC CHAPTER 4 (Q3 1960)



ADVERTISED LINEUPS FOR ALL KNOWN HOUSE SHOWS
6/27/60 Shreveport, LA (Municipal Auditorium) Danny Hodge vs Karol Krauser Carlos Rodriguez vs Chief Red Cloud Lorenzo Parente vs Ray Duran
6/27/60 Tulsa, OK (Fairgrounds Junior Arena) Jack Donovan vs Red McKim Bull Brummel & Lorraine Johnson vs Cowboy Bradley & Laura Martinez Jack Curtis Jr vs Taro Miyaki
6/28/60 Ava, MO (Fairgrounds) Danny Hodge & Judy Glover v…

The McGuirk/Watts Wrestling Almanac - Chapter 2 (Q1 1960)

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Welcome to Chapter 2 of The McGuirk/Watts Wrestling Almanac, an in-depth data-driven look at the wrestling territory run by Leroy McGuirk (and later, Bill Watts) and most commonly known as Mid-South Wrestling (though that name was only used starting in Sep '79).

Every month, we will post a new Chapter, with each chapter covering a three-month period of time.

Previous chapters: Chapter 1

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THE McGUIRK/WATTS WRESTLING ALMANAC CHAPTER 2 (Q1 1960)




ADVERTISED LINEUPS FOR ALL KNOWN HOUSE SHOWS

12/28/59 Tulsa, OK (Fairgrounds Junior Arena) Great Bolo vs Ivan the Terrible Danny Hodge & Farmer Jones vs Mr. Sasaki & Soldat Gorky Karol Krauser vs Oni Wiki Wiki
12/29/59 Woodward, OK (Convention Hall) Wrestle Royal featuring Danny Hodge, Great Bolo, Ivan the Terrible, Oni Wiki Wiki and Soldat Gorky Plus two matches determined by order of elimination
12/30/59 Fort Smith, AR (Sports Arena) Dick Hutton vs Soldat Gorky Farmer Jones vs Mr. Sasaki
12/30/59 Springfield, MO (Shrine Mosque) Great Bolo …

The McGuirk/Watts Wrestling Almanac - Chapter 1 (Q4 1959)

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Welcome to Chapter 1 of The McGuirk/Watts Wrestling Almanac, an in-depth data-driven look at the wrestling territory run by Leroy McGuirk (and later, Bill Watts) and most commonly known as Mid-South Wrestling (though that name was only used starting in Sep '79).

Every month we will post a new Chapter, with each chapter covering a three-month period of time.

A few quick notes:
-A huge tip of the hat to http://www.midatlanticgateway.com as their "Almanac" section helped serve as inspiration for the entire Charting the Territories project.
-Unless otherwise noted (which is very rare), all of the information listed here is the result of my own personal research, even at the expense of duplicating information/research that was already out there.
-My focus is on the advertised lineups for wrestling events, not the results. As such, we generally will not be posting results for events, just what was advertised to take place.
-While SPOT Ratings and FEUD Scores are given as weekl…

McGuirk Wrestling Territory: March 1976

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Here's a look at the McGuirk wrestling territory in March 1976: Danny Hodge breaks his neck in a car accident less than 2 weeks after regaining the NWA World Junior Heavyweight title, Blondes have more fun and get the gold, the Funker comes to town, Sweetan returns while Patera moves up & more!