Mid-South Wrestling: Q3 1981

In the 3rd quarter of 1981, Orndorff faces challenges from three J’s (Jim, Jake, and JYD), DiBiase returns, Bob Roop and Bob Orton Jr. debut and both “break bad”, and more!

Here are the SPOT Ratings for the quarter.


NEW TO THE TERRITORY THIS QUARTER
(wrestlers either making their first-ever appearance as a regular in this territory or appearing in a significantly different role/gimmick than when they were here previously)

BOB ORTON JR. – After spending about two years working for ICW (Poffo), Orton Jr. came here in July. His first appearance on TV saw him wrestle cleanly and defeat Carl Fergie. Two weeks later in a TV match with Tony Charles, Orton though he had the bout won but the referee restarted it and Orton snapped, beating the tar out of Charles as television time expired.

BOB ROOP – Like Orton, Roop came here after spending a couple of years working for Poffo. Also like Orton, he was originally positioned as a babyface. In his first TV match, he defeated Super Destroyer to win the Louisiana title. And again like Orton, he turned heel not too long after coming in. It began when DiBiase & Roop teamed up against the Samoans. Roop had one of the Samoans pinned when their manager Ernie Ladd popped up on the apron. DiBiase pulled Ladd inside the ring, which led to the referee DQing the Samoans. Roop was upset that DiBiase’s actions may have cost them the titles. The following week, there was another miscommunication when Roop faced the Great Kabuki which led to Roop losing the match and then attacking Ted afterwards. While this turn was actually filmed towards the end of this quarter, it didn't air in most markets until October. As such, Roop is listed as a babyface on the SPOT Ratings chart. You'll notice his SPOT drops slightly towards the end of the quarter; this is indicative of what I refer to as a 'holding pattern', when a turn has already been filmed but not yet aired and the wrestler is placed in matches against mid-carders so as not to "give away" that he already turned. A similar thing happened with Orndorff in the 2nd quarter of '81.

IRON SHEIK – While he wrestled here in his rookie year (1973) as Ali Vaziri, this was the first time he was here as The Iron Sheik. He came in from Mid-Atlantic in September and stayed through the following January, when he went to Florida.

RETURNING TO THE TERRITORY THIS QUARTER

Ken Mantell, Mike George, and Ted DiBiase

OTHER WRESTLERS NOT LISTED IN THE SPOT RATINGS

NATIONALLY KNOWN STARS
Andre the Giant and Dusty Rhodes

PART-TIMERS OR JUST PASSING THROUGH
Bob Armstrong, David Patterson, Dennis Condrey, Jerry Oates, Mr. Olympia, Randy Rose, Terry Gordy, Tony Torres, and Tug Taylor

MANAGERS
Frank Dusek was managing The Grappler and The Super Destroyer and had a handful of in-ring appearances the first few weeks of the quarter. He left and went to World Class in October.

CHAMPIONS & KNOWN TITLE CHANGES

NOTE: Title histories are sometimes not “linear”; title changes can be acknowledged in one market but not others, or perhaps acknowledged in others at a later date. Also, the concept of titles being “held up” can sometimes refer to a town-specific angle to build to a rematch and may not be acknowledged in other markets. This represents my best effort to accurately portray title histories using the tools now available. While I do try to put these histories together on my own, I often refer to wrestling-titles.com and wrestlingdata.com

NORTH AMERICAN HEAVYWEIGHT TITLE
Paul Orndorff defeated Jake Roberts to win the title on July 4th at the Superdome in New Orleans. A first-hand account from Brian Ockman has Jake bleeding profusely but refusing to quit, when Grizzly Smith (who had NOT been acknowledged on TV as Jake’s father) came down to ringside and threw in the towel.

MID-SOUTH TAG TEAM TITLES
Junkyard Dog & Dick Murdoch beat the Samoans (Afa & Sika) on July 4th at the Superdome to win the titles. Afa & Sika regained them on July 26th in Monroe.

LOUISIANA HEAVYWEIGHT TITLE
Bob Roop defeated The Super Destroyer at a TV taping on July 22nd in Shreveport to win the title.

MISSISSIPPI HEAVYWEIGHT TITLE
Bob Orton Jr. beat Don Diamond to win the title, with sources reporting the switch as happening on August 6th in Greenville.

U.S. TITLE
While it was called the U.S. title here, this appears to be the American Heavyweight title from World Class. It is believed that The Great Kabuki defeated Kerry Von Erich to win the title in this territory, on September 25th in Shreveport.

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Here are the Frequent Partners & Opponents for the quarter. For more information on the new chart (which replaces the FEUD Scores chart), please read this article.


ANATOMY OF A FEUD

Here’s a look at the feud between Paul Orndorff and Jim Garvin, looking at all the known matches between them with stipulations noted where available. The matches are arranged chronologically by city, so you can easily see which cities had multiple matches between them.

Keep in mind that some newspapers didn't list details, so just because a match isn't specified as a title match, we don't necessarily know for a fact that it was non-title and the same can apply for stipulation bouts.

This feud was sandwiched between Paul’s early summer feuds with Jake Roberts and Junkyard Dog and his feud with Ted DiBiase in the fall. They had a match on TV that saw Garvin in control when the time limit expired.

LAFAYETTE
8/16/81 (afternoon) Garvin beat Orndorff
8/30/81 (afternoon) North American title, no disqualification (results unavailable)

HOUMA
8/16/81 (evening) (results unavailable)

BATON ROUGE
8/18/81 Garvin drew Orndorff
9/1/81 Orndorff beat Garvin

MONROE
8/23/81 North American title, “the sleeper is legal”: Garvin beat Orndorff by disqualification
9/24/81 North American title, no disqualification (results unavailable)

JACKSON/VICKSBURG
8/26/81 (Jackson) Garvin beat Orndorff by disqualification
9/9/81 (Jackson) North American title (results unavailable)
10/6/81 (Vicksburg) (results unavailable)

SHREVEPORT
8/28/81 Garvin beat Orndorff
9/11/81 North American title: Orndorff beat Garvin; Garvin had Orndorff in the sleeper but Paul fell backwards onto Garvin, pinning him

LAKE CHARLES
8/30/81 (evening) Garvin beat Orndorff

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Here is the calendar of known house shows for the quarter.


ADVERTISED LINEUPS FOR ALL KNOWN HOUSE SHOWS

7/3/81 Shreveport, LA
Lights out match: Junkyard Dog vs Paul Orndorff
North American title: Jake Roberts vs Super Destroyer
Mid-South Tag Team titles: Afa & Sika vs Dick Murdoch & Junkyard Dog
King Cobra vs Paul Orndorff
Don Diamond vs Vinnie Romeo
Buddy Landell vs Carl Fergie

7/4/81 New Orleans, LA (Superdome)
Lights out match: Junkyard Dog vs Paul Orndorff
US title: Grappler vs Kerry Von Erich
Mid-South Tag Team titles: Afa & Sika vs Dick Murdoch & Junkyard Dog
North American title: Jake Roberts vs Paul Orndorff
Louisiana Heavyweight title: Super Destroyer vs Tommy Rich
Frank Dusek vs Jim Garvin
Don Diamond vs Great Kabuki
Kim Duk vs Tony Charles
Carl Fergie vs King Cobra
Buddy Landell vs Ken Mantell

7/5/81 Alexandria, LA (Rapides Parish Coliseum)
Afa & Sika & Super Destroyer vs Andre the Giant & Dick Murdoch & Junkyard Dog
Jake Roberts vs Paul Orndorff
Grappler vs Tommy Rich
Kerry Von Erich vs Kim Duk
Great Kabuki vs King Cobra
Carl Fergie vs Jim Garvin
Don Diamond vs Vinnie Romeo
Buddy Landell vs Ken Mantell

7/5/81 Monroe, LA (Civic Center)
Afa & Paul Orndorff & Sika vs Dick Murdoch & Jake Roberts & Junkyard Dog
Andre the Giant vs Super Destroyer
US title: Grappler vs Kerry Von Erich
Great Kabuki vs King Cobra
Jim Garvin vs Kim Duk
Carl Fergie vs Don Diamond
Ken Mantell vs Tony Charles

7/6/81 Lake Charles, LA (Civic Center)
Afa & Paul Orndorff & Sika vs Andre the Giant & Dick Murdoch & Junkyard Dog
US title: Grappler vs Kerry Von Erich
Louisiana Heavyweight title: Jim Garvin vs Super Destroyer
Jake Roberts vs Kim Duk
Carl Fergie vs Don Diamond
Ken Mantell vs Tony Charles
Buddy Landell vs Vinnie Romeo

7/7/81 Baton Rouge, LA (Riverside Centroplex)
Mid-South Tag Team titles: Afa & Sika vs Dick Murdoch & Junkyard Dog
Kerry Von Erich vs Kim Duk
Don Diamond vs Paul Orndorff
Jake Roberts vs Super Destroyer
Grappler vs Jim Garvin
Carl Fergie vs Tony Charles
Buddy Landell vs Vinnie Romeo

7/9/81 Biloxi, MS (Mississippi Coast Coliseum)
Afa & Paul Orndorff & Sika vs Dick Murdoch & Jake Roberts & Junkyard Dog
Mississippi Heavyweight title: Don Diamond vs Kim Duk
Jim Garvin vs Super Destroyer
Grappler vs Tony Charles
Buddy Landell vs Vinnie Romeo

7/11/81 Jackson, MS
Lights out match: Junkyard Dog vs Paul Orndorff
Andre the Giant vs Super Destroyer
Mid-South Tag Team titles: Afa & Sika vs Dick Murdoch & Junkyard Dog
US title: Kerry Von Erich vs Kim Duk
Mississippi Heavyweight title vs Dusek’s mustache: Don Diamond vs Frank Dusek
Jake Roberts vs Paul Orndorff
Grappler vs Tommy Rich
Carl Fergie vs Jim Garvin
Buddy Landell vs Great Kabuki
Plus 1 other bout

7/12/81 Baton Rouge, LA (Riverside Centroplex)
Lights out Louisiana street fight: Andre the Giant vs Ernie Ladd
Mid-South Tag Team titles: Afa & Sika vs Dick Murdoch & Junkyard Dog
North American title: Jake Roberts vs Paul Orndorff
Ken Mantell vs King Cobra
Jim Garvin vs Super Destroyer
Don Diamond vs Grappler
Kim Duk vs Tony Charles
Buddy Landell vs Carl Fergie

7/12/81 Lafayette, LA (Municipal Auditorium)
Lights out match: Junkyard Dog vs Paul Orndorff
Afa & Sika vs Andre the Giant & Dick Murdoch
Jake Roberts vs Super Destroyer
Grappler vs Jim Garvin
Kim Duk vs King Cobra
Buddy Landell vs Ken Mantell
Tony Charles vs Vinnie Romeo

7/14/81 Loranger, LA (Loranger Coliseum)
Afa & Sika vs Dick Murdoch & Junkyard Dog
Jake Roberts vs Paul Orndorff
Jim Garvin vs Super Destroyer
Don Diamond vs Kim Duk
Carl Fergie vs Vinnie Romeo

7/15/81 New Orleans, LA (source: The Clawmaster's Archives)
Junkyard Dog vs Paul Orndorff
Afa & Sika vs Jake Roberts & Jim Garvin
Dick Murdoch vs Super Destroyer
Don Diamond vs Grappler
Kim Duk vs Vinnie Romeo
Buddy Landell vs Ken Mantell
Carl Fergie vs Tony Charles

7/17/81 Shreveport, LA (Municipal Auditorium)
North American title: Junkyard Dog vs Paul Orndorff
Louisiana Heavyweight title: Jake Roberts vs Super Destroyer
Grappler vs Jim Garvin
Don Diamond vs Great Kabuki
Afa & Sika vs King Cobra & Tony Charles
Ken Mantell vs Vinnie Romeo
Buddy Landell vs Kim Duk

7/19/81 Houma, LA (East Park Recreation Center)
Afa & Sika vs Dick Murdoch & Junkyard Dog
Jake Roberts vs Paul Orndorff
Jim Garvin vs Super Destroyer
Grappler vs King Cobra
Buddy Landell vs Kim Duk

7/21/81 Baton Rouge, LA (Riverside Centroplex)
Junkyard Dog vs Paul Orndorff
Dick Murdoch vs Super Destroyer
Afa & Sika vs Don Diamond & Jim Garvin
Grappler vs Jake Roberts
Ken Mantell vs Kerry Von Erich
Buddy Landell vs Kim Duk
Carl Fergie vs Tony Charles

7/23/81 Jackson, MS (Fairgrounds Coliseum)
North American title: Junkyard Dog vs Paul Orndorff
Afa & Sika vs Dick Murdoch & Jake Roberts
Kerry Von Erich vs Super Destroyer
Don Diamond vs Grappler
Jim Garvin vs Kim Duk
Carl Fergie vs Tony Charles

7/24/81 Lake Charles, LA (Civic Center)
Mid-South Tag Team titles: Afa & Sika vs Dick Murdoch & Junkyard Dog
Jake Roberts vs Paul Orndorff
Kerry Von Erich vs Super Destroyer
Grappler vs Jim Garvin
Ken Mantell vs Vinnie Romeo
Kim Duk vs Tony Charles

7/25/81 Greenwood, MS (Civic Center)
Afa & Paul Orndorff & Sika vs Dick Murdoch & Jake Roberts & Junkyard Dog
Mississippi Heavyweight title: Don Diamond vs Super Destroyer
Grappler vs Kerry Von Erich
Carl Fergie vs Jim Garvin
Tony Charles vs Vinnie Romeo

7/26/81 Alexandria, LA (Rapides Coliseum)
Junkyard Dog vs Paul Orndorff
Afa & Sika vs Dick Murdoch & Jake Roberts
Louisiana Heavyweight title: Don Diamond vs Super Destroyer
Jim Garvin vs Kim Duk
Grappler vs Kerry Von Erich
Buddy Landell vs Carl Fergie

7/26/81 Monroe, LA (Civic Center)
North American title: Jake Roberts vs Paul Orndorff
Afa & Sika vs Dick Murdoch & Junkyard Dog
Grappler vs Kerry Von Erich
Jim Garvin vs Super Destroyer
Don Diamond vs Kim Duk
Tony Charles vs Vinnie Romeo

7/27/81 New Orleans, LA (source: The Clawmaster's Archives)
Afa & Ernie Ladd & Sika vs Bill Watts & Dick Murdoch & Junkyard Dog
Don Diamond vs Paul Orndorff
Jim Garvin vs Super Destroyer
Jim Garvin vs Ken Mantell
Buddy Landell vs Grappler
Kim Duk vs Tony Charles

7/28/81 Baton Rouge, LA (Riverside Centroplex)
Mid-South Tag Team titles: Afa & Sika vs Dick Murdoch & Junkyard Dog
Jake Roberts vs Paul Orndorff
Don Diamond vs Ken Mantell
Jim Garvin vs Super Destroyer
David Patterson vs Kim Duk
Carl Fergie vs Vinnie Romeo

7/30/81 Biloxi, MS (Mississippi Coast Coliseum)
North American title: Jake Roberts vs Paul Orndorff
Mississippi Heavyweight title: Don Diamond vs Super Destroyer
Afa & Sika vs Dick Murdoch & Jim Garvin
Grappler vs Kerry Von Erich
Kim Duk vs Tony Charles
Buddy Landell vs Carl Fergie

7/31/81 Shreveport, LA (Municipal Auditorium)
Dick Murdoch vs Paul Orndorff
Afa & Sika vs Jake Roberts & Jim Garvin
Don Diamond vs Super Destroyer
Grappler vs King Cobra
Kim Duk vs Vinnie Romeo
Buddy Landell vs Ken Mantell

8/2/81 Lafayette, LA (Municipal Auditorium)
North American title: Jake Roberts vs Paul Orndorff
Mid-South Tag Team titles: Afa & Sika vs Buck Robley & Dick Murdoch
Grappler vs Jim Garvin
Don Diamond vs Super Destroyer
Kim Duk vs Tony Charles

8/2/81 Lake Charles, LA (Civic Center)
North American title: Dick Murdoch vs Paul Orndorff
Afa & Sika vs Bill Watts & Buck Robley
If Garvin wins, he gets 5 minutes with Frank Dusek: Jim Garvin vs Super Destroyer
Grappler vs Jake Roberts
Don Diamond vs Kim Duk

8/4/81 Baton Rouge, LA (Riverside Centroplex)
Louisiana Heavyweight title: Bob Roop vs Grappler
Dick Murdoch vs Great Kabuki
Buck Robley vs Paul Orndorff
Jake Roberts vs Super Destroyer
Jim Garvin vs Kim Duk
Bob Orton Jr vs Don Diamond
Carl Fergie vs Vinnie Romeo

8/8/81 Alexandria, LA (Rapides Coliseum)
North American title: Dick Murdoch vs Paul Orndorff
Mid-South Tag Team titles: Afa & Sika vs Grappler & Super Destroyer
Jim Garvin vs Ken Mantell
Bob Roop vs Kim Duk
Bob Orton Jr vs Don Diamond
Carl Fergie vs Vinnie Romeo

8/9/81 Monroe, LA (Civic Center)
Mid-South Tag Team titles: Afa & Sika vs Buck Robley & Dick Murdoch
Bob Roop vs Grappler
Jake Roberts vs Super Destroyer
Bob Orton Jr vs Don Diamond
Kim Duk vs Tony Charles
Ken Mantell vs Vinnie Romeo

8/11/81 Baton Rouge, LA (Riverside Centroplex)
Lights out match: Dick Murdoch vs Ernie Ladd
North American title: Buck Robley vs Paul Orndorff
Mid-South Tag Team titles: Afa & Sika vs Grappler & Super Destroyer
Jim Garvin & Kerry Von Erich vs Ken Mantell & Kim Duk
Bob Roop vs Jake Roberts
Bob Orton Jr vs Tony Charles

8/12/81 Jackson, MS (Fairgrounds Coliseum)
Mid-South Tag Team titles: Afa & Sika vs Dick Murdoch & Junkyard Dog
North American title: Don Diamond vs Paul Orndorff
US title, no disqualification, winner take all: Kerry Von Erich vs Super Destroyer
Buck Robley vs Ken Mantell
Bob Roop vs Grappler
Bob Orton Jr vs Jake Roberts
Plus other bouts

8/13/81 Biloxi, MS (Mississippi Coast Coliseum)
Mid-South Tag Team titles: Afa & Sika vs Dick Murdoch & Junkyard Dog
Don Diamond vs Great Kabuki
Bob Armstrong & Mr Olympia vs Dennis Condrey & Randy Rose
Bob Roop vs Super Destroyer
Buck Robley vs Grappler
Jake Roberts vs Terry Gordy
Ken Mantell vs Kerry Von Erich
Carl Fergie vs Tony Charles

8/14/81 Shreveport, LA (Municipal Auditorium)
Afa & Sika vs Bill Watts & Junkyard Dog
Louisiana Heavyweight title: Bob Roop vs Super Destroyer
Dick Murdoch vs Great Kabuki
Kerry Von Erich vs Paul Orndorff
Grappler vs Jim Garvin
Bob Orton Jr vs Jake Roberts
Ken Mantell vs Tony Charles

8/15/81 Greenwood, MS (Civic Center)
Mid-South Tag Team titles: Afa & Sika vs Jake Roberts & Jim Garvin
Junkyard Dog vs Paul Orndorff
Bob Roop vs Super Destroyer
Ken Mantell vs Kerry Von Erich
Bob Orton Jr vs Buddy Landell
Carl Fergie vs Vinnie Romeo

8/16/81 Houma, LA (East Park Recreation Center)
Afa & Sika vs Bob Roop & Junkyard Dog
Kerry Von Erich vs Super Destroyer
Jim Garvin vs Paul Orndorff
Bob Orton Jr vs Buddy Landell
Ken Mantell vs Tony Charles

8/16/81 Lafayette, LA (Municipal Auditorium)
Afa & Sika vs Junkyard Dog & Kerry Von Erich
Bob Roop vs Super Destroyer
Jim Garvin vs Paul Orndorff
Bob Orton Jr vs Tony Charles
Buddy Landell vs Ken Mantell
Carl Fergie vs Vinnie Romeo

8/18/81 Baton Rouge, LA (Riverside Centroplex)
Afa & Sika vs Junkyard Dog & Kerry Von Erich
Louisiana Heavyweight title: Bob Roop vs Ernie Ladd
Jim Garvin vs Paul Orndorff
Bob Orton Jr vs Buddy Landell
Ken Mantell vs Tony Charles
Carl Fergie vs Vinnie Romeo

8/22/81 Alexandria, LA (Rapides Coliseum)
Louisiana Heavyweight title: Bob Roop vs Super Destroyer
Great Kabuki vs Junkyard Dog
Afa & Sika vs Jim Garvin & Kerry Von Erich
Paul Orndorff vs Ted DiBiase
Bob Orton Jr vs Tony Charles
Buddy Landell vs Carl Fergie

8/23/81 Monroe, LA (Civic Center)
North American title, the sleeper is legal: Jim Garvin vs Paul Orndorff
Louisiana Heavyweight title: Bob Roop vs Super Destroyer
Afa & Sika vs Junkyard Dog & Ted DiBiase
Bob Orton Jr vs Tony Charles
Buddy Landell vs Ken Mantell
Carl Fergie vs Vinnie Romeo

8/25/81 Baton Rouge, LA (Riverside Centroplex)
Louisiana Heavyweight title: Bob Roop vs Super Destroyer
Afa & Sika vs Bill Watts & Buck Robley
Paul Orndorff vs Ted DiBiase
Great Kabuki vs Jim Garvin
Carl Fergie vs Ken Mantell
Bob Orton Jr vs Buddy Landell
Tony Charles vs Vinnie Romeo

8/26/81 Jackson, MS (Fairgrounds Coliseum)
Lights out match: Bob Roop vs Super Destroyer
Great Kabuki vs Junkyard Dog
Jim Garvin vs Paul Orndorff
Afa & Sika vs Bob Roop & Ted DiBiase
Bob Orton Jr vs Tony Charles
Buddy Landell vs Super Destroyer
Ken Mantell vs Vinnie Romeo

8/27/81 Biloxi, MS (Mississippi Coast Coliseum)
Junkyard Dog vs Paul Orndorff
Afa & Sika vs Bob Roop & Jim Garvin
Super Destroyer vs Ted DiBiase
Bob Orton Jr vs Tony Charles
Buddy Landell vs Ken Mantell
Carl Fergie vs Vinnie Romeo

8/28/81 Shreveport, LA (Municipal Auditorium)
Lights out bounty match: Super Destroyer vs Ted DiBiase
Great Kabuki vs Junkyard Dog
Jim Garvin vs Paul Orndorff
Afa & Sika vs Bob Roop & Ted DiBiase
Bob Orton Jr vs Tony Charles
Carl Fergie vs Super Destroyer
Ken Mantell vs Vinnie Romeo

8/29/81 Thibodaux, LA (Civic Center)
Louisiana Heavyweight title: Bob Roop vs Super Destroyer
Afa & Sika vs Jim Garvin & Junkyard Dog
Paul Orndorff vs Ted DiBiase
Bob Orton Jr vs Tony Charles
Buddy Landell vs Ken Mantell
Carl Fergie vs Vinnie Romeo

8/30/81 Lafayette, LA (Municipal Auditorium)
Lights out bounty match: Super Destroyer vs Ted DiBiase
North American title, no disqualification: Jim Garvin vs Paul Orndorff
Afa & Bob Orton Jr & Sika vs Bill Watts & Junkyard Dog & Ted DiBiase
Bob Roop vs Ken Mantell
Plus 2 other bouts

8/30/81 Lake Charles, LA (Civic Center)
Afa & Sika vs Bill Watts & Junkyard Dog
Louisiana Heavyweight title: Bob Roop vs Super Destroyer
Jim Garvin vs Paul Orndorff
Ken Mantell vs Ted DiBiase
Bob Orton Jr vs Tony Charles
Buddy Landell vs Carl Fergie

9/1/81 Baton Rouge, LA (Riverside Centroplex)
Afa & Bob Orton Jr & Sika vs Bob Roop & Junkyard Dog & Ted DiBiase
Buck Robley vs Ernie Ladd
Jim Garvin vs Paul Orndorff
Carl Fergie vs Jerry Oates
Tug Taylor vs Vinnie Romeo
Buddy Landell vs Tony Charles

9/4/81 Greenwood, MS (Civic Center)
Afa & Sika vs Junkyard Dog & Ted DiBiase
Mississippi Heavyweight title: Bob Orton Jr vs Jim Garvin
Bob Roop vs Ernie Ladd
Ken Mantell vs Tony Charles
Iron Sheik vs Vinnie Romeo
Buddy Landell vs Carl Fergie

9/5/81 Alexandria, LA (Rapides Coliseum)
Afa & Great Kabuki & Sika vs Bob Roop & Junkyard Dog & Ted DiBiase
Bob Orton Jr vs Jim Garvin
Buddy Landell vs Iron Sheik
Ken Mantell vs Tony Charles
Carl Fergie vs Vinnie Romeo
Tony Torres vs Tug Taylor

9/6/81 Houma, LA (East Park Recreation Center)
Afa & Sika vs Bob Roop & Junkyard Dog
Ken Mantell vs Ted DiBiase
Bob Orton Jr vs Jim Garvin
Buddy Landell vs Iron Sheik
Carl Fergie vs Vinnie Romeo

9/8/81 Baton Rouge, LA (Riverside Centroplex)
Afa & Sika vs Buck Robley & Junkyard Dog
Ernie Ladd & Paul Orndorff vs Jim Garvin & Ted DiBiase
Bob Roop vs Ken Mantell
Bob Orton Jr vs Jerry Oates
Iron Sheik vs Vinnie Romeo
Buddy Landell vs Tug Taylor

9/9/81 Jackson, MS (Fairgrounds Coliseum)
North American title: Jim Garvin vs Paul Orndorff
Afa & Bob Orton Jr & Sika vs Bob Roop & Junkyard Dog & Ted DiBiase
Iron Sheik vs Tony Charles
Carl Fergie vs Jerry Oates
Ken Mantell vs Vinnie Romeo
Buddy Landell vs Tug Taylor

9/10/81 Biloxi, MS (Mississippi Coast Coliseum)
North American title: Junkyard Dog vs Paul Orndorff
Bob Orton Jr vs Jim Garvin
Afa & Sika vs Bob Roop & Ted DiBiase
Iron Sheik vs Tony Charles
Carl Fergie vs Jerry Oates
Ken Mantell vs Vinnie Romeo

9/11/81 Shreveport, LA (Municipal Auditorium)
North American title: Jim Garvin vs Paul Orndorff
Afa & Great Kabuki & Sika vs Bob Roop & Junkyard Dog & Ted DiBiase
Jerry Oates vs Ken Mantell
Bob Orton Jr vs Carl Fergie
Iron Sheik vs Tony Charles
Buddy Landell vs Vinnie Romeo

9/13/81 Lafayette, LA (Municipal Auditorium)
Junkyard Dog vs Paul Orndorff
Afa & Sika vs Bob Roop & Ted DiBiase
Jim Garvin vs Ken Mantell
Iron Sheik vs Vinnie Romeo
Bob Orton Jr vs Tony Charles
Buddy Landell vs Tug Taylor

9/13/81 Lake Charles, LA (Civic Center)
Paul Orndorff vs Ted DiBiase
Afa & Sika vs Bob Roop & Junkyard Dog
Bob Orton Jr vs Jim Garvin
Iron Sheik vs Tony Charles
Ken Mantell vs Vinnie Romeo
Carl Fergie vs Tug Taylor

9/22/81 Baton Rouge, LA (Riverside Centroplex)
Dog collar match: Ernie Ladd vs Junkyard Dog
Afa & Sika vs Kerry Von Erich & Ted DiBiase
Bob Roop vs Paul Orndorff
Bob Orton Jr vs Jim Garvin
Mike George vs Vinnie Romeo
Buddy Landell vs Iron Sheik

9/23/81 Vicksburg, MS (City Auditorium)
Junkyard Dog vs Paul Orndorff
Afa & Sika vs Kerry Von Erich & Ted DiBiase
Bob Orton Jr vs Jim Garvin
Bob Roop vs Carl Fergie
Mike George vs Vinnie Romeo

9/24/81 Monroe, LA (Civic Center)
North American title, no disqualification: Jim Garvin vs Paul Orndorff
Afa & Bob Orton Jr & Sika vs Bob Roop & Junkyard Dog & Ted DiBiase
Ken Mantell vs Kerry Von Erich
Iron Sheik vs Tony Charles
Carl Fergie vs Mike George
Buddy Landell vs Vinnie Romeo

9/25/81 Shreveport, LA (Municipal Auditorium)
Louisiana street fight: Bill Watts vs Ernie Ladd
Paul Orndorff vs Ted DiBiase
US title: Great Kabuki vs Kerry Von Erich
Afa & Sika vs Bob Roop & Jim Garvin
Bob Orton Jr vs Mike George
Buddy Landell vs Iron Sheik
Carl Fergie vs Tony Charles

9/26/81 Alexandria, LA (Rapides Coliseum)
Junkyard Dog vs Paul Orndorff
Afa & Sika vs Bob Roop & Ted DiBiase
No disqualification: Bob Orton Jr vs Jim Garvin
Ken Mantell vs Kerry Von Erich
Carl Fergie vs Mike George
Iron Sheik vs Tony Charles

9/27/81 Houma, LA (East Park Recreation Center)
Afa & Bob Orton Jr & Sika vs Dusty Rhodes & Jim Garvin & Junkyard Dog
Paul Orndorff vs Ted DiBiase
Bob Roop vs Tony Charles
Iron Sheik vs Vinnie Romeo
Carl Fergie vs Mike George
Buddy Landell vs Ken Mantell

9/27/81 Lafayette, LA (Municipal Auditorium)
Dusty Rhodes & Junkyard Dog vs Ernie Ladd & Paul Orndorff
Bob Orton Jr vs Ted DiBiase
Ken Mantell vs Mike George
Afa & Sika vs Bob Roop & Jim Garvin
Iron Sheik vs Tony Charles
Buddy Landell vs Carl Fergie

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