Showing posts from March, 2022

The McGuirk/Watts Wrestling Almanac - Chapter 27 (1966 Q2)

Welcome to Chapter 27 of The McGuirk/Watts Wrestling Almanac, an in-depth data-driven look at the wrestling territory run by Leroy McGuirk (and later, Bill Watts).

Charting the Territories Mar '22: Brute and Ernie

On the latest episode of Charting the Territories, Al Getz and Jon Boucher look at the 1st quarter of 1978 in the Oklahoma/Louisiana wrestling territory. They discuss Ernie Ladd, Reggie Parks, and Skip Young among others. Along the way they take some interesting detours such as the scent of Kevin Nash and the Norwegian glam rock scene. As a special bonus, Al interviews the Brute (Buggsy McGraw)!

Wrestling History Mysteries: Mister Montez

On the latest episode of Wrestling History Mysteries, rogue wrestling historian Al Getz attempts to use research and logic to clear up a slightly confusing situation involving a wrestler (or is it wrestlers?) in Florida in the fall of 1972. It's another example of the challenges wrestling historians face when trying to verify 50-year old info.

McGuirk Wrestling Territory: Q1 1978

In the 1st quarter of 1978, Ernie Ladd debuts with a big push, Orndorff feuds with a brute named the Brute, the Louisiana Tag Team titles are reborn & more!