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1/2/71 Minneapolis TV 
Larry Hennig & Lars Anderson beat Red Bastien & Pepper Gomez dq
Blackjack Lanza beat Phil Patterson
Strong Kobayashi beat Bill Howard
Hercules Cortez beat Rodeo Jones
Ox Baker beat John the Greek
Nick Bockwinkel beat George Gadaski

1/2/71 St Paul, MN
Red Bastien & Hercules Cortez no contest Strong Kobayashi & Big K
Larry Hennig beat Ox Baker COR
Nick Bockwinkel beat Billy Howard
Lars Anderson beat Billy Christian

1/7/71 DePere, WI @ St. Norbert College Gym
The Crusher vs Butcher Vachon
Edouard Carpentier vs Mad Dog Vachon
Strong Kobayashi vs Bill Howard
Nick Bockwinkel vs Bob Windham
Att: 1,500 sellout

1/8/71 Rockford, IL @ Boylan High School
The Crusher & Bad Boy Bullinski beat AWA Tag Team Champions Mad Dog Vachon & Butcher Vachon on a 3rd fall dq
Strong Kobayashi beat Red Bastien
Edouard Carpentier beat Bob Windham
Nick Bockwinkel beat Big K

1/9/71 Minneapolis TV 
Mad Dog Vachon & Butcher Vachon beat Wilf Caron & Dave Cox
Larry Hennig & Lars Anderson beat Wilf Caron & Dave Cox
Hercules Cortez beat Pancho Zapata
Nick Bockwinkel beat Bobby Jones
Bad Boy Bullinski beat Blackjack Daniels
Edouard Carpentier beat Frank Hickey

1/9/71 Chicago, IL @ International Amphitheatre
Edouard Carpentier beat AWA Champion Verne Gagne dq
Fabulous Kangaroos Al Costello & Don Kent no contest The Crusher & Bad Boy Bullinski
Blackjack Lanza beat Paul Diamond
Red Bastien beat Johnny Kace
Strong Kobayashi beat Prince Pullins
Hercules Cortez beat Big K

1/13/71 Owatonna, MN
Red Bastien beat Larry Hennig dq
Blackjack Lanza beat Paul Diamond
Nick Bockwinkel beat Bill Christy

1/14/71 Milwaukee, WI @ Arena
Two Referees, No dq Match
AWA Tag Team Champions Mad Dog Vachon & Butcher Vachon beat the Crusher & Bad Boy Bullinski COR
Red Bastien beat Strong Kobayashi dq
Lars Anderson beat Billy Howard (sub Edouard Carpentier)
Hercules Cortez beat Big K
US Women’s Champion Betty Niccoli vs Sandy Partlow
Nick Bockwinkel beat Paul Diamond
att: 10,840

1/15/71 Denver, CO @ Auditorium Arena
Hercules Cortez & Bad Boy Bullinski & the Crusher beat Mad Dog Vachon & Butcher Vachon & Blackjack Lanza 2/3
Red Bastien beat Strong Kobayashi 2/3
Nick Bockwinkel drew Paul Diamond
Edouard Carpentier beat Big K via pin in 13:42 after a double backflip
Promoter: Gene Reed
Att: 5,103

1/16/71 Minneapolis TV
Larry Hennig & Lars Anderson beat Santiago Acosta & Julio Rodriguez
Strong Kobayashi beat George Gadaski
Hercules Cortez beat Dave Cox
Nick Bockwinkel beat Bill Howard
Bad Boy Bullinski beat Kenny Jay
Paul Diamond beat Angel Rivera

1/16/71 Minneapolis, MN @ Auditorium
Larry Hennig & Lars Anderson beat Red Bastien & Hercules Cortez
Strong Kobayashi beat Edouard Carpentier
Bad Boy Bullinski beat Big K
Mad Dog Vachon beat Billy Red Cloud
Nick Bockwinkel beat Paul Diamond
Kenny Jay drew Kenny Yates
att: 6,899

1/19/71 Bismarck, ND
AWA Tag Team Champions Mad Dog Vachon & Butcher Vachon ddq The Crusher & Bad Boy Bullinski
Blackjack Lanza beat Red Bastien dq
Big K beat George Gadaski

1/21/71 Sheboygan, WI @ Municipal Armory
Blackjack Lanza beat Bad Boy Bullinski via pin in 14:15
Red Bastien beat Lars Anderson dq when Lars hit the referee in 23:10
Hercules Cortez beat Larry Hennig via pin in 12:25
Nick Bockwinkel (sub Bill Christy) beat Billy Howard via pin in 26:00

1/22/71 Fairmont, IA @ VFW Auditorium
Hercules Cortez vs Larry Hennig
Red Bastien vs Strong Kobayashi
Big K vs Paul Diamond

1/23/71 Minneapolis TV 
Strong Kobayashi beat Santiago Acosta
Hercules Cortez beat Ox Baker
Mad Dog Vachon beat Tony Savoldi
Verne Gagne beat Dave Muir
Big K beat Wilf Caron

1/23/71 Chicago, IL @ International Amphitheatre
Al Costello & Don Kent & Blackjack Lanza beat Dick the Bruiser & the Crusher & Bad Boy Bullinski
Mighty Igor Vodik beat Butcher Vachon
Hercules Cortez beat Larry Hennig
Nick Bockwinkel beat Ivan Kalmikoff
Red Bastien beat Strong Kobayashi dq
Lars Anderson beat Paul Diamond

1/27/71 Fargo, ND @ Civic Auditorium
The Crusher & Red Bastien beat Blackjack Lanza & Bobby Heenan
Mad Dog Vachon beat Paul Diamond
Nick Bockwinkel beat George Gadaski
Big K beat Kenny Jay

1/30/71 Minneapolis TV 
Larry Hennig & Lars Anderson beat George Gadaski & Kenny Jay
Blackjack Lanza beat Santiago Acosta
Strong Kobayashi beat Pancho Zapata
Hercules Cortez beat Blackjack Daniels
Verne Gagne beat Bill Howard
Billy Red Cloud beat Abdullah Ahma

1/30/71 Minneapolis, MN
AWA Champion Verne Gagne beat Strong Kobayashi
Blackjack Lanza beat Hercules Cortez
Larry Hennig & Lars Anderson beat Edouard Carpentier & Paul Diamond
Red Bastien beat Big K
Nick Bockwinkel beat Billy Red Cloud
Billy Howard drew Blackjack Daniels

1/31/71 Duluth, MN @ Arena
Larry Hennig & Lars Anderson beat Red Bastien & Hercules Cortez dq
Big K beat George Gadaski (sub Edouard Carpentier)
Nick Bockwinkel beat Bill Howard
Strong Kobayashi beat Billy Red Cloud

2/1/71 Redlake, MN
Larry Hennig & Lars Anderson vs Bad Boy Bullinski & Billy Red Cloud 2/3
Red Bastien vs Butcher Vachon 2/3
Billy Red Cloud vs Lars Anderson

2/3/71 Oshkosh, WI
The Crusher beat Larry Hennig
Hercules Cortez beat Mad Dog Vachon
Edouard Carpentier beat Lars Anderson via referee's decision
Red Bastien beat Butcher Vachon dq   
Att: 2,000.

2/4/71 Milwaukee, WI @ Auditorium
Larry Hennig & Lars Anderson no contest Red Bastien & Hercules Cortez in 3rd fall
Winner to meet AWA Champion Verne Gagne on a future card
Strong Kobayashi beat Edouard Carpentier via pin
Butcher Vachon beat Billy Howard via pin
Billy Red Cloud drew Big K
Johnny Kace beat Santiago Acosta via pin
att: “sellout crowd of 6,112”

2/4/71 Denver, CO @ Auditorium Arena
Bad Boy Bullinski beat Nick Bockwinkel on a 3rd fall dq when Nick tossed Bullinski over the top rope
The Crusher beat Blackjack Lanza on a 3rd fall COR
Mad Dog Vachon beat Paul Diamond in 12:27
Al Kashey (sub Tom Andrews) drew Jack Pesek 20:00
Kay Noble beat Sandy Partlow in 7:05
att: 6,324

2/6/71 Minneapolis TV
The Crusher beat Bill Christy
Red Bastien & Hercules Cortez beat Julio Rodriguez & Ken Yates
Larry Hennig & Lars Anderson beat Santiago Acosta & Angel Rivera
Blackjack Lanza beat George Gadaski
Strong Kobayashi beat Kenny Jay
Billy Red Cloud beat Dave Cox

2/6/71 Honolulu, HI
King Curtis drew AWA Champion Verne Gagne
Frankie Laine beat Ripper Collins to win Hawaiian Title
Lonnie Mayne beat Beauregard
Don Muraco beat Mr. Fujiwara
Dale Lewis beat Pierre Duranton

2/7/71 Minneapolis, MN
Larry Hennig & Lars Anderson beat Red Bastien & Hercules Cortez
Big K drew Paul Diamond
Billy Red Cloud beat Butcher Vachon dq
Nick Bockwinkel beat Edouard Carpentier
Blackjack Lanza beat Bad Boy Bullinski

2/8/71 Winona, MN @ Junior High School Auditorium
Larry Hennig vs The Crusher
Kobayashi vs Ox Baker
Butcher Vachon vs Bull Bullinski

2/9/71 Moline, IL @ Wharton Field House
The Crusher & Bull Bullinski beat Larry Hennig & Lars Anderson
Nick Bockwinkel beat Billy Red Cloud
Strong Kobayashi beat Paul Diamond
Red Bastien beat Big K

2/13/71 Chicago, IL @ International Amphitheatre
Larry Hennig & Lars Anderson beat Red Bastien & Hercules Cortez
Dick the Bruiser no contest Blackjack Lanza
Bad Boy Bullinski beat Butcher Vachon
The Crusher beat Big K
Strong Kobayashi beat Paul Diamond
Nick Bockwinkel beat Prince Pullins

2/13/71 Honolulu, HI
King Curtis & Lonnie Mayne & Dale Lewis & Ripper Collins beat Don Muraco & Verne Gagne & Billy Robinson & Frankie Laine
Sam Steamboat beat Bill Dromo
Lonnie Mayne beat Pierre Duranton
Dale Lewis beat Beauregard

2/14/71 Duluth, MN @ Arena
Red Bastien beat Mad Dog Vachon
Hercules Cortez beat Larry Hennig COR
Billy Red Cloud drew Big K
Nick Bockwinkel beat Bad Boy Bullinski dq
Paul Diamond beat Strong Kobayashi 
Att: 2,100

2/15/71 Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada @ Arena
Two Referees Tony Condello & Bill Kochen, Winning team to meet AWA Tag Team Champions Mad Dog Vachon & Butcher Vachon on 3/15/71
Larry Hennig & Lars Anderson beat Red Bastien & Hercules Cortez dq
Death Match
The Crusher beat Mad Dog Vachon in 15:00
Frank “Bull” Bullinski beat Butcher Vachon
Nick Bockwinkel (Winnipeg debut) beat Paul Diamond in 25 seconds
Bob Tuck beat Dave Muir
Ox Baker beat Bobby Jones via pin
att: 8,700

2/17/71 Rockford, IL @ Boylan High School
The Crusher & Bad Boy Bullinski no contest Larry Hennig & Lars Anderson
Nick Bockwinkel vs Mark Starr
Big K vs Edouard Carpentier
Paul Diamond vs Strong Kobayashi

2/18/71 Winona, MN @ Junior High School Auditorium
The Crusher beat Larry Hennig 2/3
Bad Boy Bullinski beat Butcher Vachon 2/3
Strong Kobayashi beat Ox Baker
Att: “near capacity crowd”

2/18/71 DePere, WI @ St. Norbert College Gym
Edouard Carpentier vs Mad Dog Vachon
Hercules Cortez vs Lars Anderson
Red Bastien vs Paul Diamond
Nick Bockwinkel vs Billy Red Cloud

2/19/71 Fairmont, IA @ VFW Auditorium
The Crusher & Billy Red Cloud vs Strong Kobayashi & Big K
Mad Dog Vachon vs Jack Pesek

2/20/71 Minneapolis TV 
Red Bastien & Hercules Cortez beat Ox Baker & Wilf Caron
Larry Hennig & Lars Anderson beat Jack Pesek & Mark Starr
Blackjack Lanza beat Mike Savoldi
Nick Bockwinkel beat Ken Yates
Bad Boy Bullinski beat Dave Muir
Mad Dog Vachon beat George Gadaski

2/20/71 St Paul, MN @ Civic Center
Red Bastien & Hercules Cortez beat AWA Tag Team Champions Mad Dog Vachon & Butcher Vachon dq
Nick Bockwinkel beat Edouard Carpentier
Bad Boy Bullinski beat Larry Hennig
Ox Baker drew Jack Pesek
Lars Anderson beat Paul Diamond

2/22/71 Bagley, MN @ High School
Blackjack Lanza beat Billy Red Cloud 2/3
Nick Bockwinkel beat Edouard Carpentier
Jon Lee beat Bobby Heenan (sub Ox Baker) COR

2/23/71 Moline, IL @ Wharton Field House
Death Match
The Crusher & Bad Boy Bullinski beat Strong Kobayashi & Big K
Red Bastien & Hercules Cortez beat Larry Hennig & Lars Anderson

2/23/71 Portland, OR
Kurt Von Steiger & Karl Von Steiger beat Mad Dog Vachon & Butcher Vachon to win AWA World Tag Title
Title change only acknowledged in Portland. The Vachons were on their way to Japan for a lengthy tour and decided to drop the AWA Tag Straps to the Von Steigers in Portland without Verne Gagne's knowledge or permission.
Stan Stasiak beat Sailor White
Dutch Savage beat Les Thornton
Bobby Nichols drew Haru Sasaki
Eric Froelich drew Moose Morowski

2/24/71 Fargo, ND @ Civic Auditorium
Red Bastien & Hercules Cortez beat Larry Hennig & Lars Anderson
Nick Bockwinkel beat Edouard Carpentier
Blackjack Lanza beat Paul Diamond
Bad Boy Bullinski beat Bill Christian

2/24/71 Honolulu, HI
Sam Steamboat beat King Curtis
Lonnie Mayne beat Frankie Laine to win Hawaiian title
AWA Tag Team Champions Mad Dog Vachon & Butcher Vachon beat Billy Robinson & Verne Gagne
Dale Lewis drew Don Muraco
Ripper Collins beat Beauregard

2/25/71 Denver, CO @ Auditorium Arena
Red Bastien & Hercules Cortez beat Lars Anderson & Larry Hennig 2/3
Blackjack Lanza beat Bad Boy Bullinski 2/3
Nick Bockwinkel drew Edouard Carpentier 20:00
Paul Diamond beat Jack Pesek in 16:10
Promoter: Gene Reed
Att: 6,859

2/26/71 Milwaukee, WI @ Auditorium
Hercules Cortez beat Blackjack Lanza COR
Edouard Carpentier & Bull Bullinski beat Strong Kobayashi & Big K 2-0
Red Bastien drew Nick Bockwinkel
Lars Anderson beat Billy Red Cloud via pin in 12:35
Larry Hennig beat Paul Diamond via pin in 14:45
att: “sellout crowd of 6,112”

2/27/71 Minneapolis TV
Red Bastien & Hercules Cortez beat Blackjack Daniels & Raoul Rodriguez
Larry Hennig beat Dave Cox
Blackjack Lanza beat Jose Rodriguez
Nick Bockwinkel beat Kenny Jay
Bull Bullinski beat Wilf Caron

3/1/71 Sendai, Japan @ Miyagi Prefectural Sports Center
AWA Tag Team Champions Maurice "Mad Dog" Vachon & Paul "Butcher" Vachon beat Thunder Sugiyama & Great Kusatsu 2/3

3/2/71 Tokyo, Japan
AWA Tag Team Champions Maurice "Mad Dog" Vachon & Paul "Butcher" Vachon beat Thunder Sugiyama & Great Kusatsu 2/3

3/3/71 Oshkosh, WI @ Lourdes High School Gym
Hercules Cortez beat Larry Hennig 2-0 in 19:30
Bad Boy Bullinski beat Lars Anderson on a 3rd fall dq
Red Bastien drew Nick Bockwinkel 20:00
Strong Kobayashi beat Billy Red Cloud
Att: “sell out crowd”

3/5/71 Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada @ Arena
Larry Hennig & Lars Anderson beat Red Bastien & Hercules Cortez
Blackjack Lanza beat The Crusher default?
Bad Boy Bullinski beat Strong Kobayashi dq
Nick Bockwinkel beat Billy Red Cloud
Big K beat Bobby Jones
Dave Muir beat Wilf Caron
att: 7,090

3/6/71 Minneapolis TV
The Crusher beat Bill Christy
Blackjack Lanza beat Steve Tuck
Bad Boy Bullinski beat Dave Cox
Big K beat George Gadaski

3/6/71 Chicago, IL @ International Amphitheatre
Handicap Match
Dick the Bruiser beat Blackjack Lanza & Bobby Heenan
Red Bastien & Hercules Cortez beat Larry Hennig & Lars Anderson dq
The Crusher no contest Nick Bockwinkel
Strong Kobayashi beat Billy Red Cloud
Ox Baker beat Jack Pesek
Paul Diamond beat Kenny Dillinger

3/6/71 Honolulu, HI
Pier 9 brawl
Billy Robinson beat King Curtis
Sam Steamboat beat Dale Lewis
Lonnie Mayne & Ripper Collins drew Don Muraco & Verne Gagne
Frankie Laine beat Beauregard

3/7/71 Minneapolis, MN
Blackjack Lanza beat The Crusher
Hercules Cortez beat Larry Hennig
Red Bastien & Paul Diamond beat Strong Kobayashi & Big K
Nick Bockwinkel beat Billy Red Cloud
Bad Boy Bullinski beat Blackjack Daniels
Jack Pesek beat Kenny Jay

3/8/71 Moline, IL @ Wharton Field House
Strong Kobayashi drew the Crusher
Blackjack Lanza beat Bad Boy Bullinski
Nick Bockwinkel beat Paul Diamond
Red Bastien drew Big K

3/10/71 Rockford, IL @ Boylan High School
Hercules Cortez & Bad Boy Bullinski & Crusher beat Larry Hennig & Lars Anderson & Blackjack Lanza
Nick Bockwinkel beat Paul Diamond
Lars Anderson beat Bad Boy Bullinski
Red Bastien beat Bill Christy

3/12/71 Owatonna, MN @ National Guard Armory
Hercules Cortez vs Blackjack Lanza
Paul Diamond vs Larry Hennig
Jean Antone vs Betty Niccoli

3/13/71 Minneapolis TV
Red Bastien & Hercules Cortez beat Blackjack Daniels & Angel Rivera
Blackjack Lanza beat Kenny Jay
Strong Kobayashi beat Dave Cox
Nick Bockwinkel beat Jose Betancourt
Lars Anderson beat Jose Rodriguez

3/13/71 Honolulu, HI
AWA Champion Verne Gagne beat Mad Dog Vachon
Lonnie Mayne drew Mil Mascaras
King Curtis beat Bobby Shane
Billy Robinson beat The Pro
Don Muraco & Frankie Laine beat Ripper Collins & Dale Lewis

3/15/71 Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada @ Arena
Lars Anderson & Larry Hennig beat Red Bastien & Hercules Cortez 2/3
Blackjack Lanza beat The Crusher when Crusher was deemed too bloody to continue after manager Bobby Heenan hit Crusher with a foreign object
Bull Bullinski beat Strong Kobayashi dq
Nick Bockwinkel beat Billy Red Cloud
Big K beat Bobby Jones via pin
Dave Muir beat Wilf Caron
Att: “7.090 wrestling fans”

3/16/71 Portland, OR
NWA Champion Dory Funk Jr drew Lonnie Mayne
AWA Tag Team Champions Kurt Von Steiger & Karl Von Steiger beat Mad Dog Vachon & Butcher Vachon dq
Pat O'Brien beat Haru Sasaki dq
Dutch Savage drew Steven Little Bear
Stan Stasiak beat Moose Morowski
Tony Borne beat Bing Ki Lee
Eric Froelich drew Bobby Nichols

3/18/71 Salem, OR
Mad Dog Vachon & Butcher Vachon beat Kurt Von Steiger & Karl Von Steiger dq to regain AWA Tag Title
Lonnie Mayne beat Dutch Savage dq
Bobby Nichols beat Moose Morowski
Bing Ki Lee drew Pat O'Brien

3/18/71 Jackson, MN @ National Guard Armory
Hercules Cortez vs Lars Anderson
Edouard Carpentier vs Big K
Larry Hennig vs Bad Boy Bullinski

3/19/71 Denver, CO @ Auditorium Arena
Blackjack Lanza beat the Crusher
Bad Boy Bullinski beat Mad Dog Vachon
Paul Diamond drew Harley Race
Nick Bockwinkel beat Billy Red Cloud
Big K (sub Kenny Jay) beat Jack Pesek

3/19/71 Sheboygan, WI @ Armory
Card cancelled because of snow. Rescheduled for March 25, 1971.

3/20/71 Minneapolis TV
Mad Dog Vachon & Butcher Vachon beat George Gadaski & John the Greek
The Crusher beat Dave Cox
Nick Bockwinkel beat Kenny Jay
Haystack Calhoun beat Ken Yates
Verne Gagne beat Rodeo Jones

3/20/71 St Paul, MN
AWA Tag Team Champions Mad Dog Vachon & Butcher Vachon no contest Verne Gagne & Haystack Calhoun
If Crusher wins, he gets 5 minutes with Bobby Heenan
The Crusher beat Blackjack Lanza but didn't beat Bobby Heenan in 5 minutes
Larry Hennig beat Paul Diamond
Nick Bockwinkel beat Rodeo Jones
Lars Anderson drew Bad Boy Bullinski
Big K beat Kenny Jay

3/20/71 Chicago, IL @ International Amphitheatre
Fabulous Kangaroos Al Costello & Don Kent no contest Red Bastien & Hercules Cortez
Baron Von Raschke beat Dick the Bruiser
Strong Kobayashi beat Paul Christy
Wilbur Snyder beat Hans Schmidt
Moose Cholak beat Ox Baker
Billy Red Cloud beat Angelo Poffo

3/21/71 Duluth, MN @ Arena
Red Bastien & Hercules Cortez beat Larry Hennig & Lars Anderson
Bad Boy Bullinski beat Big K
Nick Bockwinkel beat Paul Diamond
Billy Red Cloud beat Blackjack Lanza dq
att: 3,100

3/22/71 Moline, IL @ Wharton Field House
AWA Tag Team Champions Mad Dog Vachon & Butcher Vachon beat Red Bastien & Hercules Cortez dq
Blackjack Lanza beat Paul Diamond
Nick Bockwinkel beat Bad Boy Bullinski

3/24/71 Fargo, ND @ Civic Auditorium
Red Bastien & Hercules Cortez no contest AWA Tag Team Champions Mad Dog Vachon & Butcher Vachon
Nick Bockwinkel beat Bad Boy Bullinski
Blackjack Lanza beat Billy Red Cloud
Big K beat Billy Christian

3/25/71 Sheboygan, WI
Winning team to face Vachons on a future card
Red Bastien & Hercules Cortez beat Larry Hennig & Lars Anderson 2/3
Blackjack Lanza beat Paul Diamond
Strong Kobayashi beat Paul Christy
Angelo Poffo vs Big K

3/26/71 Whitehall, WI @ High School Gym
AWA Tag Team Champions Mad Dog Vachon & Butcher Vachon vs Paul Diamond & Bad Boy Bullinski
Nick Bockwinkel vs Jack Pesek
Paul Diamond vs Butcher Vachon

3/27/71 Minneapolis TV
Blackjack Lanza beat Bill Christy
Strong Kobayashi beat Kenny Jay
Hercules Cortez beat Dave Muir
Nick Bockwinkel beat Tony Savoldi
Verne Gagne beat Wilf Caron

3/27/71 Rockford, IL @ Boylan High School
Larry Hennig & Lars Anderson beat Red Bastien & Hercules Cortez dq
Blackjack Lanza beat Billy Red Cloud
Strong Kobayashi beat Angelo Poffo
Big K beat Bill Christy

3/29/71 Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada @ Arena
If Crusher beats Lanza in 20 minutes, he gets 5 minutes with Bobby Heenan
The Crusher beat Blackjack Lanza via pin in 13:00 then Bobby Heenan beat The Crusher dq when Crusher & Lanza started brawling
Hercules Cortez beat Lars Anderson
Red Bastien beat Larry Hennig dq
Bull Bullinski drew Butcher Vachon
Nick Bockwinkel beat Bob Tuck
Bob Jones beat Dave Muir
Att: “More than 7,000 wrestling fans”

4/1/71 Oshkosh, WI @ Lourdes High School
The Crusher vs Lars Anderson
Blackjack Lanza vs Bull Bullinski
Billy Red Cloud vs Butcher Vachon
Paul Diamond vs Nick Bockwinkel

4/3/71 Minneapolis TV
Larry Hennig & Lars Anderson beat Dave Cox & George Gadaski
Strong Kobayashi beat Tony Savoldi
Hercules Cortez beat Wilf Caron
Nick Bockwinkel beat Bull Bullinski
Paul Diamond beat Dave Muir

4/3/71 Minneapolis, MN @ Auditorium
AWA Champion Verne Gagne beat Mad Dog Vachon COR
Larry Hennig & Lars Anderson beat Hercules Cortez & Kenny Jay (sub Red Bastien)
Strong Kobayashi beat Bill Christy
Nick Bockwinkel beat Paul Diamond
Blackjack Lanza beat Billy Red Cloud
Big K beat George Gadaski

4/6/71 Moline, IL @ Wharton Field House
Larry Hennig & Lars Anderson beat Hercules Cortez & Bull Bullinski (sub Red Bastien)
Hercules Cortez beat Blackjack Lanza
Paul Diamond beat Strong Kobayashi
Butcher Vachon beat Billy Red Cloud

4/7/71 Milwaukee, WI @ Auditorium
Larry Hennig & Lars Anderson beat Hercules Cortez & Haystack Calhoun 2/3
Bull Bullinski beat Blackjack Lanza dq
Strong Kobayashi beat Billy Howard (sub Paul Diamond) via pin
Butcher Vachon beat Billy Red Cloud
Big K beat George Gadaski via pin
att: “5,874 fans”

4/10/71 Minneapolis TV
Mad Dog Vachon & Butcher Vachon beat Chuck Edwards & Bill Howard
Strong Kobayashi beat Bobby Vann
Nick Bockwinkel beat George Gadaski
Lars Anderson beat John the Greek
Haystack Calhoun beat Rodeo Jones

4/10/71 St. Paul, MN @ Auditorium
Larry Hennig & Lars Anderson beat AWA Tag Team Champions Mad Dog Vachon & Butcher Vachon dq
Haystack Calhoun beat Nick Bockwinkel dq
Billy Red Cloud beat Paul Christy
Joe Scarpello drew Billy Howard
George Gadaski beat Rodeo Jones

4/10/71 Chicago, IL @ International Amphitheatre
AWA Champion Verne Gagne beat Strong Kobayashi dq
Red Bastien & Hercules Cortez beat Fabulous Kangaroos Al Costello & Don Kent
Wilbur Snyder no contest Blackjack Lanza
Baron Von Raschke beat Jack Pesek
Big K beat Prince Pullins
Paul Diamond drew Don Fargo

4/13/71 Bismarck, ND
AWA Champion Verne Gagne beat Blackjack Lanza
Larry Hennig beat Billy Red Cloud
Lars Anderson beat Paul Diamond
Jack Pesek beat Bill Christy

4/13/71 Duluth, MN @ Arena 
Red Bastien & Hercules Cortez beat AWA Tag Team Champions Mad Dog Vachon & Butcher Vachon dq
Strong Kobayashi ddq Nick Bockwinkel
Big K beat Joe Scarpello
George Gadaski drew Kenny Jay
Att: 2,000

4/14/71 Rockford, IL @ Boylan High School
Larry Hennig & Lars Anderson beat Red Bastien & Hercules Cortez 2/3
Mad Dog Vachon beat Paul Diamond
Nick Bockwinkel beat Jack Pesek
Strong Kobayashi beat Joe Scarpello

4/16/71 Denver, CO @ Auditorium Arena
AWA Champion Verne Gagne beat Strong Kobayashi dq
Larry Hennig & Lars Anderson beat Red Bastien & Hercules Cortez
Big K drew Joe Scarpello
Nick Bockwinkel beat Jack Pesek (sub Paul Diamond)

4/17/71 Minneapolis TV
Red Bastien & Hercules Cortez beat Rico Guzman & Angel Rivera
Larry Hennig & Lars Anderson beat Bill Howard & Joe Scarpello
Blackjack Lanza drew Jack Pesek
Strong Kobayashi beat Julio Rodriguez
Verne Gagne beat Dave Cox
Mad Dog Vachon beat Bill Christy

4/17/71 St Paul, MN @ Auditorium
Larry Hennig & Lars Anderson & Nick Bockwinkel & Blackjack Lanza beat Mad Dog Vachon & Butcher Vachon & Strong Kobayashi & Big K
Mad Dog Vachon beat Larry Hennig
Hercules Cortez beat Blackjack Daniels
Red Bastien beat Billy Red Cloud
Nick Bockwinkel beat Billy Howard
Joe Scarpello beat Angel Rivera

4/20/71 Moline, IL @ Wharton Field House
Larry Hennig & Lars Anderson beat Red Bastien & Hercules Cortez
Mad Dog Vachon beat Wilbur Snyder
Billy Red Cloud beat Blackjack Lanza
Nick Bockwinkel beat Billy Howard

4/24/71 Chicago, IL @ International Amphitheatre
Strong Kobayashi beat Dick the Bruiser on a 3rd fall COR
Red Bastien & Hercules Cortez ddq AWA Tag Team Champions Mad Dog Vachon & Butcher Vachon in 3rd fall
Wilbur Snyder beat Al Costello
Baron Von Raschke beat Bill Howard
Nick Bockwinkel beat Billy Red Cloud
Lars Anderson beat Joe Scarpello

4/25/71 Green Bay, WI @ Brown County Veteran’s Memorial Arena
Advertised as professional wrestling’s return to the Arena after more than 10 years
The Crusher vs Mad Dog Vachon
Red Bastien & Hercules Cortez vs Shozo Strong Kobayashi & Big K
Paul Diamond vs Butcher Vachon
Nick Bockwinkel vs Billy Red Cloud

4/28/71 Fargo, ND @ Civic Auditorium
AWA Champion Verne Gagne beat Blackjack Lanza
Larry Hennig & Lars Anderson beat Paul Diamond & Billy Red Cloud
Nick Bockwinkel beat Bill Howard
Kenny Jay beat Ken Yates

4/29/71 Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada @ Arena
AWA Champion Verne Gagne beat Strong Kobayashi 2/3 in 33:00
1 Kobayashi beat Gagne
2 Gagne beat Kobayashi
3 Gagne beat Kobayashi
Gene Kiniski beat Blackjack Lanza 2/3 in 29:00
1 Lanza beat Kiniski
2 Kiniski beat Lanza
3 Kiniski beat Lanza
Wilbur Snyder beat Big K in 4:00
Bobby Jones beat Pete Mymko in 13:00
Dave Muir beat Bob Tuck in 12:00
Bobby Heenan beat Tony Condello in 10:00
att: “more than five thousand”

4/29/71 Rockford, IL @ Boylan High School
Haystack Calhoun beat Nick Bockwinkel dq

4/30/71 Denver, CO @ Auditorium Arena
If Crusher beats Lanza, he gets 5 minutes with manager Bobby Heenan
The Crusher beat Blackjack Lanza but did not beat Bobby Heenan in 5:00
Larry Hennig & Lars Anderson beat Haystack Calhoun & Hercules Cortez 2/3
Joe Scarpello beat George Gadaski
Bill Watts beat Jack Pesek
Promoter: Gene Reed
Note: I’ve also seen Billy Red Cloud listed as the opponent for Jack Pesek.

4/30/71 Milwaukee, WI @ Auditorium
Strong Kobayashi beat AWA Champion Verne Gagne dq when Gagne would not release a choke hold
AWA Tag Team Champions Mad Dog Vachon & Butcher Vachon beat Wilbur Snyder & Bull Bullinski 2/3
Kay Noble & Betty Niccoli beat Jean Antone & Sandy Partlow
Red Bastien beat Nick Bockwinkel dq
Billy Howard drew Big K
att: “sellout crowd of 6,112”

5/1/71 Minneapolis TV
Larry Hennig & Lars Anderson beat Tony Savoldi & Joe Scarpello
Hercules Cortez beat Dave Cox
Nick Bockwinkel beat Bill Howard
Bull Bullinski beat Dave Muir

5/1/71 St Paul, MN @ Auditorium
Handicap Match
The Crusher no contest Blackjack Lanza & Bobby Heenan
Lars Anderson beat Red Bastien
Bull Bullinski beat Nick Bockwinkel dq
Hercules Cortez beat Big K
Billy Howard drew Joe Scarpello

5/2/71 Duluth, MN @ Arena
Strong Kobayashi beat The Crusher COR
Larry Hennig & Lars Anderson beat Red Bastien & Hercules Cortez
Nick Bockwinkel beat Bull Bullinski
Big K beat Bill Howard

5/3/71 Moline, IL @ Wharton Field House
No dq match
Larry Hennig & Lars Anderson beat Red Bastien & Hercules Cortez
Nick Bockwinkel beat Bull Bullinski
Strong Kobayashi beat Billy Howard
Big K beat Paul Christy

5/5/71 Bemidji, MN @ Jr. High School Gym
Bull Bullinski (sub Hercules Cortez) beat Larry Hennig 2/3
Nick Bockwinkel beat Joe Scarpello (sub Paul Diamond) 2/3
Kenny Yates beat Kenny Jay
"small crowd"

5/8/71 Minneapolis TV
Red Bastien & Hercules Cortez beat Kenny Jay & John the Greek
Blackjack Lanza beat Angel Rivera
Strong Kobayashi beat George Gadaski
Nick Bockwinkel beat Dave Cox
Bull Bullinski beat Rodeo Jones

5/8/71 Minneapolis, MN @ Auditorium
Nick Bockwinkel beat Bull Bullinski 11:22
Strong Kobayashi & Big K beat Red Bastien & Hercules Cortez
Sailor Art Thomas beat Blackjack Lanza dq
Bobby Heenan beat Kenny Jay
Joe Scarpello beat Kenny Yates

5/11/71 Fargo, ND @ Civic Auditorium
Larry Hennig & Lars Anderson beat Red Bastien & Hercules Cortez

5/12/71 Oshkosh, WI @ Lourdes High School Gym
The Crusher vs Shozo Strong Kobayashi 60:00
Red Bastien vs Blackjack Lanza 2/3 60:00
Sandy Partlow vs Kay Noble 30:00
Big K vs Bill Howard 20:00

5/14/71 Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada @ Arena
No Time Limit, No dq Match
Larry Hennig & Lars Anderson beat Red Bastien & Hercules Cortez
Gene Kiniski beat Strong Kobayashi dq
Haystack Calhoun beat Butcher Vachon
Big K beat Gil Hayes (sub Dave Muir)
Bob Tuck beat Wilf Caron via pin

5/14/71 Denver, CO @ Auditorium Arena
Bull Bullinski beat Nick Bockwinkel on a 3rd fall dq
No dq Match
The Crusher beat Mad Dog Vachon
Blackjack Lanza beat Sailor Art Thomas dq
Bobby Heenan beat Kenny Jay
Joe Scarpello beat Bill Christy
Promoter: Gene Reed

5/15/71 Milwaukee, WI @ Arena
No dq Match
Red Bastien & Hercules Cortez beat Mad Dog Vachon & Butcher Vachon 2/3 to win AWA Tag Team Title
The Crusher beat Larry Hennig
Bull Bullinski beat Nick Bockwinkel dq
Lars Anderson beat Sailor Art Thomas
Bobby Heenan beat Kenny Jay
George Gadaski beat Bill Christian
att: 10,271

5/15/71 Chicago, IL @ International Amphitheatre
Strong Kobayashi no contest AWA Champion Verne Gagne
Hans Schmidt & Baron Von Raschke beat Moose Cholak & Haystack Calhoun
Wilbur Snyder beat Dr Big Bill Miller
Blackjack Lanza beat Joe Scarpello
Paul Christy beat Johnny Fargo
Don Fargo beat Jack Pesek

5/18/71 Bismarck, ND
AWA Tag Team Champions Red Bastien & Hercules Cortez beat Strong Kobayashi & Big K
Bull Bullinski beat Bobby Heenan dq
Blackjack Lanza beat Bill Christy

5/19/71 Moline, IL @ Wharton Field House
Strong Kobayashi beat the Crusher COR
Nick Bockwinkel beat Bull Bullinski
Blackjack Lanza beat Jack Pesek
Bobby Heenan beat Billy Howard (sub Kenny Jay)
Big K beat Joe Scarpello

5/21/71 Rockford, IL @ Boylan High School
Lars Anderson beat Red Bastien

5/22/71 Minneapolis TV
Red Bastien & Hercules Cortez beat Dave Cox & Ken Yates
Strong Kobayashi beat Jose Rodriguez
Nick Bockwinkel beat Angel Rivera
Lars Anderson beat Hank Meadows
Verne Gagne beat Raoul Guzman

5/22/71 Minneapolis, MN @ Auditorium
AWA Champion Verne Gagne beat Strong Kobayashi in 26:33 with sleeper hold
Blackjack Lanza beat Red Bastien 16:25
Nick Bockwinkel beat Paul Diamond 21:18
Hercules Cortez beat Big K 10:57
Bull Bullinski drew Bobby Heenan
Joe Scarpello beat Bill Christy 15:12

5/28/71 Denver, CO @ Auditorium Arena
Handicap, Handcuff Match
The Crusher beat Blackjack Lanza & Bobby Heenan 2-0, 2nd fall by dq
1. While Lanza was handcuffed to a corner ring post during the 1st fall, Crusher beat Bobby Heenan via pin after a Bolo punch. Referee Danny Loos then unlocked Lanza from the ring post.
2. Lanza was dq'ed
Hercules Cortez beat Strong Kobayashi with a one arm back breaker in the 3rd fall
Nick Bockwinkel beat Paul Diamond
Bull Bullinski beat Big K
Larry Hennig beat Joe Scarpello
Promoter: Gene Reed

5/29/71 Minneapolis TV
The Crusher beat Wilf Caron
Red Bastien & Hercules Cortez beat Bill Christy & Dave Muir
Larry Hennig beat Tony Savoldi
Strong Kobayashi beat Dave Cox
Nick Bockwinkel beat Kenny Jay

5/29/71 Duluth, MN @ Arena
Hercules Cortez beat Strong Kobayashi 2/3
Nick Bockwinkel beat Bull Bullinski
Blackjack Lanza beat Paul Diamond
Red Bastien beat Big K
Kenny Jay drew Dale Curzy (sub Kenny Yates)
att: 1,532

5/30/71 Fond Du Lac, WI @ Fairgrounds Recreation Center
Hercules Cortez beat Blackjack Lanza
Larry Hennig & Lars Anderson beat Bull Bullinski & Red Bastien 2/3
Nick Bockwinkel beat Paul Diamond via pin
Big K beat George Gadaski

6/4/71 Chicago, IL @ International Amphitheatre
Loser Leaves USA
Dick the Bruiser beat Strong Kobayashi
Hans Schmidt & Baron Von Raschke beat Moose Cholak & Wilbur Snyder
Nick Bockwinkel beat Bull Bullinski COR
Paul Christy beat Dr Big Bill Miller dq
Paul Diamond beat Big K dq
Angelo Poffo beat Billy Howard

6/5/71 Minneapolis TV
The Crusher beat Dave Muir
Larry Hennig & Lars Anderson beat George Gadaski & John the Greek
Strong Kobayashi beat Tony Savoldi
Nick Bockwinkel beat Pancho Zapata
Verne Gagne beat Rodeo Jones
Dave Cox drew Kenny Jay

6/5/71 Milwaukee, WI @ Auditorium
AWA Tag Team Champions Red Bastien & Hercules Cortez beat Mad Dog Vachon & Butcher Vachon 2/3
Strong Kobayashi beat Bull Bullinski via pin in 15:11
Nick Bockwinkel beat Paul Diamond via pin in 18:20
Sailor Art Thomas beat Blackjack Lanza dq
Big K drew Joe Scarpello
att: “crowd of 5,876”

6/11/71 Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada @ Arena
AWA Tag Team Champions Red Bastien & Hercules Cortez beat Mad Dog Vachon & Butcher Vachon 2/3
1 Vachons won 1st fall
2 Bastien & Cortez won 2nd fall
3 Bastien & Cortez won 3rd fall
Death match
The Crusher beat Strong Kobayashi in 13:00
Blackjack Lanza beat Dr. Big Bill Miller in 8:00
Nick Bockwinkel beat Paul Diamond by submission in 24:00
Dr. Big Bill Miller (sub Bob Tuck) beat Bobby Heenan
Tony Condello beat Wilf Caron in 7:00
Att: “7,000 fans”

6/12/71 Minneapolis TV
The Crusher beat Angel Rivera
Red Bastien & Hercules Cortez beat Bill Christy & Dave Muir
Larry Hennig & Lars Anderson beat Joe Guzman & Kenny Jay
Blackjack Lanza beat George Gadaski
Nick Bockwinkel beat Jose Rodriguez

6/12/71 Omaha, NE @ Civic Auditorium
AWA Tag Team Champions Red Bastien & Hercules Cortez beat Mad Dog Vachon & Butcher Vachon
Midwest Champion The Claw beat Dr. Big Bill Miller
Midwest Tag Team Champions Bob Ellis & Alberto Torres beat Ox Baker & Ali Ben Kahn
Jerry Miller beat Treach Phillips

6/14/71 Davenport, IA @ John O'Donnell Stadium
Death Match
The Crusher beat Strong Kobayashi dq
Nick Bockwinkel beat Paul Diamond
Bobby Heenan beat Bull Bullinski
Big K beat Lars Anderson

6/18/71 Appleton, WI @ Xavier High School
The Crusher & Bull Bullinski beat Strong Kobayashi & Big K
Nick Bockwinkel beat Paul Diamond
Lars Anderson beat Joe Scarpello
Bill Howard beat Billy Christy

6/19/71 Minneapolis TV
The Crusher beat Freddie Rogers
Red Bastien & Hercules Cortez beat George Grant & Bobby Vann
Blackjack Lanza beat John the Greek
Nick Bockwinkel beat George Gadaski
Billy Robinson beat Strong Kobayashi

6/19/71 Minneapolis, MN @ Auditorium
Fence Match
The Crusher beat Blackjack Lanza & Bobby Heenan at 17:20
Billy Robinson beat Strong Kobayashi
Nick Bockwinkel beat Dr. Big Bill Miller
Larry Hennig & Lars Anderson beat Paul Diamond & Sailor Art Thomas
Bull Bullinski beat Big K dq
Joe Scarpello beat Fred Rogers
att: 8,229

6/25/71 Rockford, IL @ Boylan High School
Larry Hennig & Lars Anderson beat AWA Tag Team Champions Red Bastien & Hercules Cortez dq
Nick Bockwinkel beat Bull Bullinski

6/26/71 Minneapolis TV
Red Bastien & Hercules Cortez beat Freddie Rogers & George Grant
Nick Bockwinkel beat Kenny Jay
Lars Anderson beat Rodeo Jones
Billy Robinson beat Bobby Vann
Verne Gagne beat Dave Cox
Paul Diamond beat Steve Tuck

6/26/71 Milwaukee WI @ Arena
Loser Leaves Town
The Crusher beat Strong Kobayashi
Nick Bockwinkel beat Bull Bullinski
Larry Hennig & Lars Anderson beat Moose Cholak & Paul Diamond
Don Muraco beat Black Jack Lanza dq
Big K beat Bill Howard
att: 10,374

6/26/71 Chicago, IL @ International Amphitheatre
AWA Tag Team Champions Red Bastien & Hercules Cortez beat Mad Dog Vachon & Butcher Vachon
Baron Von Raschke beat Wilbur Snyder
Hans Schmidt beat Sailor Art Thomas
Billy Robinson beat Angelo Poffo
Vivian Vachon beat Kay Noble
Joe Scarpello beat Johnny Kace

edit 1-15-2011: Made some date corrections in March of 1971. Added a few Denver cards from Tim Hornbaker.

edit: made a few more corrections.

Last edited on Fri Sep 21st, 2012 05:51 pm by clawmaster



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