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7/4/71 Robbinsdale, MN
Larry Hennig & Lars Anderson beat Hercules Cortez & Bull Bullinski dq
Big K beat Bill Christy
Billy Robinson beat Dave Cox

7/5/71 Davenport, IA @ John O'Donnell Stadium
AWA Tag Team Champions Red Bastien & Hercules Cortez beat Larry Hennig & Lars Anderson
Bull Bullinski beat Joe Turco
Billy Robinson beat Big K
Jack Bence drew Don Muraco

7/7/71 Sheboygan, WI @ Auditorium
Hercules Cortez dcor Nick Bockwinkel in 3rd fall
Lars Anderson beat Red Bastien
Billy Robinson beat Joe Turco
Billy Howard drew Jack Bence 20:00
att: 2,263

7/7/71 Winona, MN @ Junior High School Auditorium
Bull Bullinski vs Larry Hennig
Paul Diamond vs Big K
Don Muraco vs Bill Christy

7/10/71 Minneapolis TV
Red Bastien beat Aldo Bogni
Larry Hennig & Lars Anderson beat Jack Bence & Julio Rodriguez
Nick Bockwinkel beat Jose Betancourt
Billy Robinson beat Carlos Diaz
Don Muraco beat Joe Guzman

7/10/71 St. Paul, MN @ Civic Center
AWA Tag Team Champions Red Bastien & Hercules Cortez beat Larry Hennig & Lars Anderson
Billy Robinson beat Big K
Vivian Vachon beat Mars Monroe
Art Thomas beat Jack Bence
Don Muraco beat Aldo Bogni

7/10/71 Milwaukee, WI @ Auditorium
AWA Champion Verne Gagne beat Edouard Carpentier via pin in 33:14
Nick Bockwinkel beat Dick The Bruiser COR
Wilbur Snyder dcor Baron Von Raschke
Bull Bullinski beat Joe Turco via pin
Angelo Poffo (sub Paul Diamond) drew Bill Howard
att: “sellout crowd of 6,112”

7/15/71 Rockford, IL @ Boylan High School
Nick Bockwinkel beat Hercules Cortez COR
Larry Hennig & Lars Anderson beat Red Bastien & Bull Bullinski
Billy Robinson beat Jack Bence
Don Muraco beat Joe Turco

7/16/71 Denver, CO @ Auditorium Arena
Larry Hennig & Lars Anderson beat AWA Tag Team Champions Red Bastien & Hercules Cortez dq
Nick Bockwinkel beat Bull Bullinski
Billy Robinson beat Big K
Don Muraco beat Jack Bence

7/17/71 Chicago, IL @ International Amphitheatre
Hans Schmidt & Baron Von Raschke beat AWA Tag Team Champions Red Bastien & Hercules Cortez dq
Wilbur Snyder beat Mad Dog Vachon
Nick Bockwinkel beat Ernie Ladd dq
Billy Robinson beat Big K
Lars Anderson beat Billy Howard
Don Muraco beat Jack Bence

7/17/71 Minneapolis TV
Larry Hennig beat Dave Cox
Nick Bockwinkel beat Tony Savoldi
Bull Bullinski beat Hank Meadows
Billy Robinson beat Aldo Bogni
Verne Gagne beat Dave Muir
Kenny Jay drew Joe Turco

7/19/71 Davenport, IA @ Municipal Stadium
Nick Bockwinkel beat The Crusher dq
Lars Anderson beat Bull Bullinski
Billy Robinson beat Larry Hennig
Don Muraco beat Joe Turco

7/20/71 Bismarck, ND
Non Title
Larry Hennig & Lars Anderson beat AWA Tag Team Champions Red Bastien & Hercules Cortez
Billy Robinson beat Big K
Bull Bullinski beat Jack Bence
Don Muraco beat Aldo Bogni

7/21/71 Fargo, ND @ Civic Auditorium
Billy Robinson & Bull Bullinski (sub Red Bastien) beat Larry Hennig & Lars Anderson
Hercules Cortez beat Nick Bockwinkel dq
Don Muraco beat Big K
Billy Robinson beat Jack Bence

7/21/71 San Antonio, TX @ Municipal Auditorium
Non Title Match
Thunderbolt Patterson beat American Champion Wahoo McDaniel 2/3
Non Title Match
AWA Champion Verne Gagne drew Toru Tanaka
Wilbur Snyder beat Bronko Lubich
Mr Wrestling Tim Woods beat Jerry Timmons
Benny Matta beat George Harris III dq
Note: Gagne was not billed as AWA Champion. Instead he was billed as a former World Champion.

7/23/71 Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada @ Arena
Nick Bockwinkel beat Hercules Cortez dq when Cortez tossed Bockwinkel over the top rope
Larry Hennig & Lars Anderson beat Red Bastien & Bull Bullinski 2/3
Vivian Vachon beat Kay Noble via pin in 15:00 after an atomic drop
Billy Robinson beat Big K via pin in 21:00
Don Muraco beat Crusher Morowski
Jack Bence beat Bob Tuck
Att: “6.165 roaring fans”
Note: “Hercules Cortez who was killed early Saturday morning when the car in which he was riding with fellow Red Bastien went out of control and rolled over. It is reported that Cortez, 34, a native of Madrid, Spain, was thrown from the car. He was pronounced dead on arrival at hospital in St. Cloud, Minnesota. Bastien was seriously injured and is confined to hospital. The pair was returning to Minneapolis from Winnipeg immediately after their matches at Winnipeg Arena Friday night.”.

7/24/71 Minneapolis TV
Larry Hennig & Lars Anderson beat Jose Betancourt & Angel Rivera
Nick Bockwinkel beat Pancho Zapata
Edouard Carpentier beat Aldo Bogni
Andre the Giant beat Moose Morowski
Ray Stevens beat Kenny Jay

7/24/71 Minneapolis, MN @ Auditorium
Non title
Nick Bockwinkel beat AWA Champion Verne Gagne (sub Hercules Cortez) 18:21
Billy Robinson beat Edouard Carpentier 16:08
Bull Bullinski & Jean Ferre (Andre The Giant) beat Larry Hennig & Lars Anderson 2/3
Ray Stevens beat Jose Betancourt (sub Red Bastien) 12:05
Vivian Vachon beat Kay Noble 8:32
Kenny Jay drew Joe Turco 15:00
att: 6,123

7/25/71 DePere, WI @ Minahan Stadium
Larry Hennig & Lars Anderson beat Bull Bullinski & The Crusher 2/3 (subs for Hercules Cortez & Red Bastien)
1 Hennig & Anderson won
2 Bullinski & Crusher won
3 Hennig & Anderson won
Nick Bockwinkel vs Paul Diamond was scheduled but did not take place
Vivian Vachon beat Kay Noble 15:00
Billy Robinson beat Big K via pin in 18:43
Don Muraco beat Jack Bence via pin in 11:23
att: 4000+

7/28/71 Duluth, MN @ Arena
Nick Bockwinkel beat Billy Robinson dq
Bull Bullinski beat Lars Anderson
Vivian Vachon beat Mars Monroe
Don Muraco beat Joe Turco
Ray Stevens beat Jack Pesek 2/3
Att: 1,400

7/31/71 Milwaukee, WI @ Arena
AWA Champion Verne Gagne beat Nick Bockwinkel dq when Bockwinkel tossed Gagne over the top rope
Bull Bullinski & mystery partner Andre Rousimoff beat Larry Hennig & Lars Anderson 2/3, forfeit in 3rd fall when Larry Hennig refused to continue
Billy Robinson beat Big K
Ray Stevens beat Red Bastien
Butcher Vachon (sub Jack Pesek) beat Jack Bence
Vivian Vachon beat Kay Noble
att: “crowd of 10,245”

7/31/71 Minneapolis TV
Larry Hennig & Lars Anderson beat George Gadaski & Kenny Jay
Nick Bockwinkel beat Dave Cox
Billy Robinson beat Joe Guzman
Don Muraco beat Carlos Diaz
Kay Noble drew Vivian Vachon
Butcher Vachon beat Julio Rodriguez

8/4/71 Rockford, IL @ Boylan High School
Nick Bockwinkel no contest Billy Robinson
Ray Stevens beat Red Bastien
Lars Anderson drew Bull Bullinski
Bill Howard beat Joe Turco
Don Muraco beat Jack Bence

8/6/71 Denver, CO @ Auditorium Arena
Nick Bockwinkel beat Red Bastien
Billy Robinson beat Larry Hennig
Ray Stevens beat Ramon Torres
Bull Bullinski beat Lars Anderson dq
Don Muraco beat Big K

8/7/71 Minneapolis TV
Larry Hennig & Lars Anderson beat Kenny Jay & John the Greek
Blackjack Lanza beat Bill Howard
Billy Robinson beat Ken Yates
Ray Stevens beat George Gadaski
Art Thomas beat Rodeo Jones

8/7/71 Chicago, IL @ International Amphitheatre
Nick Bockwinkel drew Dick The Bruiser
Baron Von Raschke & Hans Schmidt beat Red Bastien & Wilbur Snyder
Dr. Big Bill Miller no contest Moose Cholak
Paul Christy beat Jack Bence
Don Muraco beat Joe Turco
Prince Pullins beat Blackjack Daniels

8/7/71 St. Paul, MN
Billy Robinson beat Blackjack Lanza
Bull Bullinski beat Bobby Heenan COR
Larry Hennig & Lars Anderson beat Joe Scarpello & Jack Pesek
Ray Stevens beat Sailor Art Thomas
Bill Howard beat Rodeo Jones

8/14/71 Milwaukee, WI @ Auditorium
Billy Robinson beat Blackjack Lanza via pin
Larry Hennig & Lars Anderson beat Mad Dog Vachon & Butcher Vachon 2/3
Edouard Carpentier beat Jack Bence
Sailor Art Thomas beat Bobby Heenan on a walk away COR
Billy Red Cloud (sub Billy Howard) beat John The Greek
att: “sellout crowd of 6,112”

8/14/71 Minneapolis, MN
The Crusher & Bull Bullinski beat Hans Schmidt & Big K
Nick Bockwinkel beat Wilbur Snyder
Ray Stevens beat Red Bastien
Don Muraco beat Joe Turco
att: 1,500

8/14/71 Minneapolis TV
Red Bastien beat Joe Turco
Blackjack Lanza beat Bill Howard
Nick Bockwinkel beat Kenny Jay
Ray Stevens beat Tony Savoldi
Wilbur Snyder beat Wilf Caron
Hans Schmidt beat Hank Meadows

8/15/71 Ashland
Red Bastien vs Ray Stevens

8/17/71 Sterling
Red Bastien vs Larry Hennig

8/18/71 Burlington IA @ Memorial Auditorium
Lars Anderson beat Red Bastien
Billy Robinson beat Larry Hennig
Jack Bence beat Fred Rogers (sub Nick Bockwinkel)
George Gadaski beat Joe Turco
Att: 2,200

8/19/71 Oshkosh, WI
Red Bastien & Bull Bullinski beat Blackjack Lanza & Bobby Heenan
Billy Robinson beat Big K
Ray Stevens beat Jack Bence
Don Muraco beat Joe Turco

8/20/71 Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada @ Arena
Billy Robinson beat Blackjack Lanza on a 3rd fall dq when manager Bobby Heenan interfered
1 Robinson beat Lanza in 4:00
2 Lanza beat Robinson 11 minutes later
3 Lanza was dq’ed when manager Bobby Heenan interfered
The Crusher no contest Nick Bockwinkel in 21:00
Ray Stevens beat Red Bastien by submission in 19:00
Bobby Heenan beat Bull Bullinski COR
Bob Brown beat Jack Bence in 15:00
Don Muraco beat Joe Turco via pin

8/21/71 Cambridge
Billy Robinson beat Larry Hennig

8/21/71 Minneapolis TV
Red Bastien & The Crusher beat John the Greek & Rodeo Jones
Nick Bockwinkel beat Angel Rivera
Billy Robinson beat Carlos Diaz
Ray Stevens beat Ken Yates

8/24/71 Davenport, IA @ Municipal Stadium
Blackjack Lanza beat Billy Robinson
Ray Stevens beat Red Bastien
Bull Bullinski beat Bobby Heenan
Vivian Vachon beat Kay Noble
Don Muraco beat Jack Bence

8/25/71 Fargo, ND @ Civic Auditorium
Larry Hennig & Lars Anderson beat Red Bastien & Billy Robinson
Ray Stevens beat Bull Bullinski
Vivian Vachon beat Kay Noble
Don Muraco beat Joe Turco

8/26/71 Rockford, IL @ Boylan High School
Billy Robinson beat Nick Bockwinkel
Ray Stevens beat Bull Bullinski
Vivian Vachon beat Kay Noble
Don Muraco drew Lars Anderson
Jack Bence beat Joe Turco

8/27/71 Denver, CO @ Auditorium Arena
Billy Robinson beat Blackjack Lanza on a 3rd fall dq when Bobby Heenan interfered
Ray Stevens beat Red Bastien when Bastien was unable to continue after injuring his leg
Sailor Art Thomas beat Larry Hennig
Joe Scarpello beat Joe Turco

8/28/71 Chicago, IL @ International Amphitheatre
AWA Tag Team Champions The Crusher & Red Bastien beat Hans Schmidt & Baron Von Raschke
Nick Bockwinkel beat Dick the Bruiser dq
Ernie Ladd no contest Gene Kiniski
Dr. Big Bill Miller beat Joe Blanchard
Paul Christy beat Joe Turco
Joe Scarpello beat Kenny Jay

8/28/71 Minneapolis, MN
Ray Stevens won a 12 man battle royal
Billy Robinson beat Blackjack Lanza
Ray Stevens beat Billy Red Cloud
Big K drew Bull Bullinski
Sailor Art Thomas beat Jack Bence
Don Muraco beat Jack Pesek

8/28/71 Minneapolis TV
Red Bastien beat Ray Stevens dq
Larry Hennig & Lars Anderson beat George Gadaski & Julio Rodriguez
Blackjack Lanza beat John the Greek
Bull Bullinski beat Bobby Vann
Billy Robinson beat Jack Bence
Don Muraco beat Ken Yates

8/29/71 Appleton, WI @ Xavier High School
Billy Robinson beat Blackjack Lanza
Bobby Heenan beat Bull Bullinski COR
Ray Stevens beat Red Bastien
Don Muraco beat Joe Turco

8/31/71 Duluth, MN @ Arena
The Crusher & Billy Robinson beat Bobby Heenan & Blackjack Lanza
Bull Bullinski beat Ray Stevens dq
Billy Red Cloud beat Joe Turco
Don Muraco beat George Gadaski
att: 1,538

9/4/71 Milwaukee, WI @ Auditorium
AWA Tag Team Champions The Crusher & Red Bastien beat Larry Hennig & Lars Anderson dq
Robinson must beat Heenan in 5 minutes
Billy Robinson drew Bobby Heenan 5:00 so Heenan was declared the winner
Nick Bockwinkel beat Sailor Art Thomas
Ray Stevens beat Bull Bullinski
Blackjack Lanza drew Don Muraco (sub Jack Bence)
att: 6,112 sellout

9/4/71 Minneapolis TV
Nick Bockwinkel beat Julio Rodriguez
Verne Gagne beat Rodeo Jones
Billy Red Cloud beat Angel Rivera
The Crusher beat Freddie Rogers
Larry Hennig & Lars Anderson beat George Gadaski & John the Greek

9/6/71 Davenport, IA @ Municipal Stadium
Nick Bockwinkel beat Bull Bullinski
Blackjack Lanza & Bobby Heenan beat Kenny Jay & Billy Robinson
Billy Red Cloud beat Ray Stevens

9/9/71 Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada @ Arena
Larry Hennig & Lars Anderson beat The Crusher & Bull Bullinski 2/3
Handicap Match
Billy Robinson beat Bobby Heenan but the win came after the 5 minute mark so Heenan won Billy’s purse for the night
Nick Bockwinkel beat Don Muraco via pin
Ray Stevens beat Jack Bence
Blackjack Lanza beat Tony Condello
Karl Von Steiger beat Bob Tuck
Att: “estimated crowd of 4,000”

9/10/71 Denver, CO @ Auditorium Arena
AWA Champion Verne Gagne beat Nick Bockwinkel via pin in 20:44
Larry Hennig & Lars Anderson beat The Crusher & Bull Bullinski 2/3
Bobby Heenan beat Billy Robinson (Billy didn't beat Bobby in 5 mins)
Ray Stevens beat Don Muraco in 8:45
att: 4,363

9/11/71 Minneapolis TV 
The Crusher beat Ken Yates
Larry Hennig beat George Gadaski
Blackjack Lanza beat Kenny Jay
Nick Bockwinkel & Ray Stevens beat Jack Bence & Tony Savoldi
Billy Robinson beat Paul Caruso
Don Muraco beat Wilf Caron

9/11/71 Minneapolis, MN @ Auditorium
Nick Bockwinkel & Ray Stevens beat The Crusher & Bull Bullinski
Robinson must beat Heenan in 5 minutes or lose the match
Billy Robinson beat Bobby Heenan in 5:02 so Heenan was declared the victor
Don Muraco drew Lars Anderson
Blackjack Lanza beat Billy Red Cloud
Larry Hennig beat Jack Bence
Sailor Art Thomas beat Paul Caruso

9/14/71 Grand Rapids
Larry Hennig & Lars Anderson vs Billy Robinson & Bull Bullinski

9/15/71 Rockford, IL @ Boylan High School
Billy Robinson beat Blackjack Lanza dq
Nick Bockwinkel & Ray Stevens beat Bull Bullinski & Sailor Art Thomas
Don Muraco beat Jack Bence
Larry Hennig beat Billy Red Cloud

9/17/71 Duluth, MN @ Arena
The Crusher beat Nick Bockwinkel
Ray Stevens beat Bull Bullinski
Sailor Art Thomas beat Jack Bence
Billy Red Cloud beat Dennis O'Brien

9/17/71 Granville
Larry Hennig & Lars Anderson vs Billy Robinson & Don Muraco

9/18/71 Chicago, IL @ International Amphitheatre
Bobby Heenan won a 12 man battle royal
Larry Hennig & Lars Anderson beat The Crusher & Bull Bullinski
Bobby Heenan beat Billy Robinson
Ray Stevens beat Paul Christy
Blackjack Lanza beat Joe Scarpello
Nick Bockwinkel beat Sailor Art Thomas

9/18/71 Minneapolis TV
The Crusher beat Paul Caruso
Blackjack Lanza beat Kenny Jay
Nick Bockwinkel beat Pancho Zapata
Billy Robinson beat Joe Guzman
Ray Stevens beat George Gadaski
Verne Gagne beat Bob Kappel
Don Muraco beat Carlos Diaz

9/20/71 Minot, ND
Nick Bockwinkel beat Don Muraco

9/21/71 Bismarck, ND
Billy Robinson beat Nick Bockwinkel
Ray Stevens beat Bull Bullinski
Vivian Vachon beat Kay Noble
Don Muraco beat Jack Bence

9/24/71 Denver, CO @ Auditorium Arena
Nick Bockwinkel beat AWA Champion Verne Gagne dq when Verne tossed Nick over the top rope
Larry Hennig & Lars Anderson beat Mad Dog Vachon & Butcher Vachon
Handicap Match
Billy Robinson beat Blackjack Lanza & Bobby Heenan
Ray Stevens beat Billy Red Cloud

9/25/71 Milwaukee, WI @ Auditorium
Dick The Bruiser & The Crusher ddq Larry Hennig & Lars Anderson
Blackjack Lanza beat Bull Bullinski
Bobby Heenan beat Mad Dog Vachon dq
Kenny Yates beat Kenny Jay
Dennis Stamp beat George Gadaski
att: 6,112 sellout

9/25/71 St Paul, MN
Nick Bockwinkel beat Billy Robinson
Dr X no contest Ray Stevens
Vivian Vachon beat Kay Noble
Don Muraco beat Butcher Vachon
Sailor Art Thomas beat Jack Bence

9/25/71 Minneapolis TV 
Dr. X beat Wilf Caron
Nick Bockwinkel & Ray Stevens beat Jack Bence & Hank Meadows
Billy Robinson beat Mike Spangler

9/26/71 Green Bay, WI @ Brown County Veteran’s Memorial Arena
Blackjack Lanza & Bobby Heenan beat Billy Robinson & Bull Bullinski
Nick Bockwinkel beat Sailor Art Thomas
Ray Stevens beat Billy Red Cloud
Don Muraco beat Jack Bence

9/29/71 Fargo, ND @ Civic Auditorium
Larry Hennig & Lars Anderson beat The Crusher & Bull Bullinski
Billy Robinson beat Blackjack Lanza
Ray Stevens beat Billy Red Cloud
Don Muraco beat Dennis O’Brien

10/2/71 St. Paul, MN
The Crusher & Billy Robinson beat Nick Bockwinkel & Ray Stevens
Lars Anderson beat Bull Bullinski
Handicap Match
Sailor Art Thomas beat Kenny Yates & Angel Rivera
Larry Hennig drew Don Muraco
Jack Bence beat Dennis O’Brien
att: 5,135

10/2/71 Minneapolis TV 
The Crusher beat Bobby Vann
Larry Hennig & Lars Anderson beat Jack Bence & George Gadaski
Billy Robinson beat Ken Yates
Ray Stevens beat Kenny Jay
Verne Gagne beat Angel Rivera
Don Muraco beat ?

10/5/71 Moline, IL @ Wharton Field House
Death match
Billy Robinson beat Blackjack Lanza
AWA Tag Team Champions The Crusher & Red Bastien beat Nick Bockwinkel & Ray Stevens*
Larry Hennig beat Don Muraco
Dennis Stamp beat Jack Bence
* Also have seen that match listed as Crusher & Bullinski over Bockwinkel & Stevens.

10/6/71 Rockford, IL @ Boylan High School
Nick Bockwinkel beat The Crusher
Billy Robinson beat Ray Stevens dq
Larry Hennig & Lars Anderson beat Don Muraco & Bull Bullinski
Jack Bence beat Dennis Stamp

10/7/71 Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada @ Arena
AWA Champion Verne Gagne beat Blackjack Lanza via pin in 16:00 after Billy Robinson pushed manager Bobby Heenan off the top turnbuckle on to Lanza
Larry Hennig & Lars Anderson beat Billy Robinson & Don Muraco 2/3
The Crusher beat Nick Bockwinkel dq
Ray Stevens beat Bull Bullinski via pin in 9:00
Ivan Koloff beat Jack Bence by submission in 11:00
Bob Tuck beat Wilf Caron
Att: “about 7,000 fans”

10/8/71 Duluth, MN @ Arena
Nick Bockwinkel & Ray Stevens beat The Crusher & Bull Bullinski
Billy Robinson beat Blackjack Lanza 17:00
Don Muraco drew Lars Anderson 30:00
Ivan Koloff beat Jack Bence 6:00
att: 1,951

10/9/71 Minneapolis TV 
The Crusher & Red Bastien beat John the Greek & Rodeo Jones
Larry Hennig & Lars Anderson beat Bill Howard & Joe Scarpello
Blackjack Lanza beat Jack Pesek
Bull Bullinski beat Bobby Vann
Billy Robinson beat Paul Caruso

10/9/71 Omaha, NE @ Civic Auditorium 
Great Kusatsu beat AWA Champion Verne Gagne dq
Midwest Tag Team Champions Jerry The Duke Miller & Johnny Valentine Jr ddq Larry Hennig & Lars Anderson
Ramon Torres beat Ali Ben Khan
Ox Baker beat Luis Marquez    
Bobo Johnson beat Tiger Thomas (sub Lord Littlebrook)

10/9/71 Milwaukee, WI @ Arena
Billy Robinson won a 12 man battle royal
The Crusher beat Nick Bockwinkel dq
Billy Robinson drew Ray Stevens
Blackjack Lanza drew Sailor Art Thomas
Ivan Koloff beat Billy Red Cloud via pin
Bull Bullinski beat Jack Bence via pin
att: “crowd of12,300”, “first wrestling show sellout at the Arena”

10/10/71 Oshkosh, WI @ Lourdes High School Gym
The Crusher beat Ray Stevens dq
Blackjack Lanza beat Billy Robinson on a 3rd fall COR
Don Muraco beat Bobby Heenan
Bull Bullinski beat Jack Bence

10/14/71 Redlake, MN
Billy Robinson vs Lars Anderson
Billy Red Cloud vs Ray Stevens
Larry Hennig vs Don Muraco

10/16/71 Minneapolis TV
The Crusher & Red Bastien beat Mark Starr & Ken Yates
Nick Bockwinkel beat Bill Howard
Billy Robinson beat Jack Bence
Don Muraco beat Jose Quintero
Ivan Koloff beat George Gadaski
Hans Schmidt beat Kenny Jay

10/16/71 Minneapolis, MN
Nick Bockwinkel & Ray Stevens beat AWA Tag Team Champions The Crusher & Red Bastien dq
Billy Robinson beat Hans Schmidt
Ivan Koloff beat Sailor Art Thomas
Bull Bullinski beat Mark Starr
Don Muraco beat Jack Bence

10/19/71 Bismarck, ND
The Crusher beat Ray Stevens
Billy Robinson beat Larry Hennig
Ivan Koloff beat Bull Bullinski
Billy Red Cloud drew Big K

10/19/71 Moline, IL @ Wharton Field House
Red Bastien beat Nick Bockwinkel
Don Muraco beat Larry Hennig
Bull Bullinski beat Dennis Stamp

10/20/71 Grand Forks, ND
Lars Anderson beat The Crusher
Larry Hennig vs Billy Robinson

10/22/71 Denver, CO @ Auditorium Arena
Nick Bockwinkel & Ray Stevens beat AWA Tag Team Champions The Crusher & Red Bastien on a 3rd fall dq
1. Bockwinkel tied a corner rope around Bastien's neck & held him to the canvas with a knee to the chest to gain the 1st fall at 11:40
2. Bastien pinned Stevens with an atomic drop at 4:01
3. The Crusher was dq'ed for throwing Stevens over the top rope
Billy Robinson beat Lars Anderson 24:12
Ivan Koloff beat Jack Bence with a back breaker
Vivian Vachon beat Kay Noble in 11:42

10/23/71 Minneapolis TV 
George Gadaski & Bill Howard beat Dr. X & Larry Hennig dq
The Crusher & Red Bastien beat Jack Bence & Jose Quintero
Ray Stevens beat Tony Savoldi
Don Muraco beat Hank Meadows
Ivan Koloff beat Mark Starr

10/23/71 Minneapolis, MN @ Auditorium
Nick Bockwinkel beat Red Bastien
Ray Stevens beat Dr. X dq
Billy Robinson beat Larry Hennig
Ivan Koloff beat Bull Bullinski
Don Muraco beat Mark Starr
Bill Howard drew Jack Bence

10/24/71 Green Bay, WI @ Brown County Veteran’s Memorial Arena
The Crusher beat Blackjack Lanza via pin in 22:55
Billy Robinson beat Bobby Heenan via pin in 3:45
Ivan Koloff beat Billy Red Cloud by submission in 14:15
Bull Bullinski beat Jack Bence in 13:34
Don Muraco beat Big K via pin in 14:05
att: 5.516

10/26/71 Minot, ND
The Crusher vs Blackjack Lanza

10/26/71 Fairmont
Red Bastien vs Larry Hennig

10/27/71 Fargo, ND @ Civic Auditorium
Nick Bockwinkel & Ray Stevens beat AWA Tag Team Champions The Crusher & Red Bastien dq
Billy Robinson beat Blackjack Lanza
Lars Anderson drew Don Muraco
Ivan Koloff beat Jack Bence

10/28/71 Peoria, IL
The Crusher vs Larry Hennig

10/29/71 Rockford, IL @ Boylan High School
AWA Tag Team Champions The Crusher & Red Bastien beat Nick Bockwinkel & Ray Stevens
Larry Hennig vs Billy Robinson

10/30/71 Minneapolis TV 
The Crusher beat Bill Christy
Larry Hennig & Lars Anderson beat Joe Guzman & Kenny Jay
Nick Bockwinkel & Ray Stevens beat George Gadaski & Bill Howard
Bull Bullinski beat Ken Yates
Billy Robinson beat Carlos Diaz
Billy Red Cloud beat Angel Rivera

10/30/71 Chicago, IL @ International Amphitheatre
AWA Tag Team Champions Red Bastien & The Crusher beat Larry Hennig & Lars Anderson
Blackjack Lanza beat Dick The Bruiser COR
Dr Big Bill Miller beat Bobby Heenan
The Professor beat George Gadaski
Paul Christy beat Billy Red Cloud
Angelo Poffo beat Kenny Jay

10/30/71 Milwaukee, WI @ Auditorium
Nick Bockwinkel & Ray Stevens beat Verne Gagne & Billy Robinson dq
Bobby Heenan was in the corner of Bockwinkel & Stevens for that match.
Ivan Koloff beat Bull Bullinski
Sailor Art Thomas beat Jack Bence
Don Muraco beat Dennis Stamp
att: 6,112 sellout
Note: Another listing has an additional match, Vivian Vachon beat Mars Monroe

11/1/71 Rockford, IL @ Boylan High School
AWA Tag Team Champions The Crusher & Red Bastien beat Nick Bockwinkel & Ray Stevens
Billy Robinson beat Larry Hennig
Ivan Koloff beat Bull Bullinski
Don Muraco beat Big K

11/2/71 Breckenridge
Billy Robinson beat Larry Hennig
Lars Anderson beat Billy Red Cloud
Dennis Stamp beat Jack Bence

11/2/71 Moline, IL @ Wharton Field House
AWA Tag Team Champions The Crusher & Red Bastien beat Nick Bockwinkel & Ray Stevens
Ivan Koloff beat Bull Bullinski
Don Muraco beat George Gadaski

11/3/71 Dixon, IL
The Crusher vs Blackjack Lanza

11/3/71 Aberdeen, SD @ Civic Arena
Billy Robinson beat Lars Anderson 2/3
1 Anderson beat Robinson in 7:00
2 Robinson beat Anderson in 10:00
3 Robinson beat Anderson in 3:20
Vivian Vachon beat Betty Niccoli (sub Kay Noble)
Bull Bullinski beat Larry Hennig dq in 18:45
Billy Red Cloud beat Jack Bence in 17:00
Att: SRO (fans turned away).

11/4/71 Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada @ Arena
AWA Tag Team Champions The Crusher & Red Bastien beat Larry Hennig & Lars Anderson 2/3
Billy Robinson beat Ray Stevens dq
Vivian Vachon beat Betty Niccoli in 19:00 to win Women’s Title
Don Muraco beat Jack Bence via pin in 15:00 after an airplane spin
Bob Tuck drew Bill Kochen
Bobby Jones beat Wilf Caron in 10:00
Ivan Koloff (Winnipeg debut) beat Billy Red Cloud via pin in 13:00
Att: “disappointing crowd of less than 5000”
Note: Thw Winnipeg Free Press reported Vivian Vachon had 61 straight victories going in to her match with Niccoli.

11/5/71 Denver, CO @ Auditorium Arena
AWA Tag Team Champions The Crusher & Red Bastien beat Nick Bockwinkel & Ray Stevens
Billy Robinson beat Larry Hennig
Don Muraco beat Lars Anderson dq when Anderson refused to let Muraco re-enter the ring
Ivan Koloff beat Bull Bullinski
att: 4,377

11/6/71 Minneapolis TV 
The Crusher & Red Bastien beat Chuck Edwards & John the Greek
Dr. X beat Bobby Van
Nick Bockwinkel beat Bill Howard
Ivan Koloff beat Kenny Jay
Verne Gagne beat Jose Quintero
Don Muraco beat ?.

11/6/71 Minneapolis, MN @ Auditorium
AWA Tag Team Champions The Crusher & Red Bastien beat Nick Bockwinkel & Ray Stevens dq
Dr. X beat Larry Hennig
Ivan Koloff beat Billy Red Cloud
Bull Bullinski drew Big K
Don Muraco beat Bill Howard

11/6/71 Hammond, IN @ Civic Center
Billy Robinson beat Lars Anderson dq
Marlene Parker & Mary Pringle beat Lynn Cory & Sandy Partlow
Angelo Poffo drew Johnny Kace
Freddy Rogers beat Big Daddy Nixon

11/8/71 Grand Forks, ND
Larry Hennig vs Billy Robinson

11/9/71 Chicago, IL @ International Amphitheatre
Nick Bockwinkel beat AWA Champion Verne Gagne dq
Blackjack Lanza & Blackjack Mulligan beat Billy Robinson & Wilbur Snyder
Red Bastien beat Larry Hennig
Ivan Koloff beat Bull Bullinski
Don Muraco beat Kenny Dillinger
Moose Cholak beat Jack Bence

11/10/71 Clinton, IA
The Crusher vs Ray Stevens

11/11/71 Burlington, IA @ Memorial Auditorium
The Crusher beat Big K
Red Bastien beat Bobby Heenan (sub Ray Stevens)
Bad Boy Bullinski beat Fred Rogers
Paul Christy beat Dennis Stamp
Att: 2,150

11/11/71 Oshkosh, WI @ Lourdes High School Gym
Billy Robinson beat Nick Bockwinkel dq when Bockwinkel tossed Robinson over the top rope
Larry Hennig & Lars Anderson beat Sailor Art Thomas & Don Muraco 2/3
Ivan Koloff beat George Gadaski (sub Billy Red Cloud) by submission
Jack Bence beat Bill Howard via pin
Att: “sellout crowd”

11/13/71 Minneapolis TV 
Mad Dog Vachon & Butcher Vachon beat Jack Bence & Bill Howard
Dr. X beat Pancho Zapata
Nick Bockwinkel beat George Gadaski
Ivan Koloff beat Luis Gonzales
Don Muraco beat Jose Quintero

11/12/71 Milwaukee, WI @ Auditorium
The Crusher beat Nick Bockwinkel via pin
Larry Hennig & Lars Anderson beat Red Bastien & Dr. X 2/3
Billy Robinson beat Big K via pin
Wilbur Snyder beat Angelo Poffo
Ivan Koloff beat Bill Howard
att: 6,112 sellout, “12th sellout in a row”

11/13/71 Omaha, NE @ Civic Auditorium
Larry Hennig & Lars Anderson beat AWA Tag Team Champions The Crusher & Red Bastien dq
Midwest Champion Great Kusatsu beat Jerry The Duke Miller COR
Reggie Parks beat Ali Ben Khan
Ox Baker drew Mad Russian Stan Pulaski
Att: 2,572 

11/13/71 St. Paul, MN @ Auditorium
Nick Bockwinkel & Ray Stevens beat Mad Dog Vachon & Butcher Vachon
Dr. X could not pin Bobby Heenan in 10 minutes so Heenan was awarded the victory
Handicap Match
Ivan Koloff beat Billy Red Cloud & Bill Howard
Bull Bullinski beat Jack Bence
Don Muraco beat Blackjack Daniels
Att: 4,800

11/14/71 Duluth, MN @ Arena
Larry Hennig & Lars Anderson beat Mad Dog Vachon & Butcher Vachon
Dr. X beat Nick Bockwinkel (sub Ray Stevens) dq
Big K beat Billy Howard 18:00
Ivan Koloff beat Billy Red Cloud
Vivian Vachon vs Betty Niccoli
att: 2,700

11/15/71 Grand Forks, ND
Red Bastien vs Nick Bockwinkel
Larry Hennig & Lars Anderson vs Mad Dog Vachon & Butcher Vachon

11/16/71 Bismarck, ND
Red Bastien beat Lars Anderson
Bull Bullinski beat Jack Bence
Ivan Koloff beat Billy Red Cloud
Don Muraco beat Dennis O’Brien

11/18/71 Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada @ Arena
Nick Bockwinkel & Ray Stevens beat AWA Tag Team Champions The Crusher & Red Bastien on a 3rd fall dq
1 Bockwinkel pinned Bastien
2 Bastien pinned Stevens
3 Red & Crusher were dq’ed
Billy Robinson beat Lars Anderson via pin in 17:00
Larry Hennig beat Dr. X via pin in 14:00 after help from Lars Anderson
Ivan Koloff beat Bull Bullinski
Don Muraco beat Treach Phillips
Bob Tuck beat Dave Muir
Att: “more than 5,000 fans”

11/19/71 Denver, CO @ Auditorium Arena
Nick Bockwinkel beat The Crusher COR
Dr. X beat Lars Anderson
Ivan Koloff beat Don Muraco
Ray Stevens beat Billy Robinson dq
Bull Bullinski beat Big K

11/20/71 Minneapolis TV
Dr. X beat Julio Rodriguez
Larry Hennig & Lars Anderson beat Bobby Jones & Tony Savoldi
Ray Stevens beat John the Greek
Verne Gagne beat Treach Phillips
Big K beat Mike Spangler

11/20/71 Chicago, IL @ International Amphitheatre
Non Title Match
Nick Bockwinkel & Ray Stevens beat AWA Tag Team Champions The Crusher & Red Bastien
Dick The Bruiser no contest Blackjack Mulligan
Blackjack Lanza beat Billy Robinson dq
Ivan Koloff beat Art Thomas
Don Muraco drew The Professor
Bull Bullinski beat Danny Miller
Note: I’ve also seen the main event listed as a no contest.

11/21/71 Green Bay, WI @ Brown County Veteran’s Memorial Arena
Nick Bockwinkel beat Red Bastien
Billy Robinson beat Ray Stevens
Ivan Koloff beat Bull Bullinski
Don Muraco beat Treach Phillips
Bill Howard beat Jack Bence

11/23/71 Moline, IL @ Wharton Field House
The Crusher beat Ray Stevens
Larry Hennig beat Don Muraco
Bull Bullinski beat Treach Phillips
Ivan Koloff beat Bobby Heenan
Bill Howard beat Jack Bence

11/23/71 Minot, ND
Red Bastien vs Nick Bockwinkel

11/24/71 Fargo, ND @ Civic Auditorium
Billy Robinson won a battle royal
Billy Robinson beat Lars Anderson
Red Bastien drew Larry Hennig
Ivan Koloff beat Don Muraco
Bull Bullinski beat Bobby Heenan COR
Dennis Stamp beat Treach Phillips

11/25/71 Minneapolis, MN
AWA Tag Team Champions The Crusher & Red Bastien beat Blackjack Lanza & Bobby Heenan
Billy Robinson beat Ray Stevens dq
Ivan Koloff beat Don Muraco
Lars Anderson beat Bull Bullinski
Larry Hennig beat Billy Red Cloud
Jack Bence drew Dennis O’Brien

11/26/71 Peoria, IL
Red Bastien vs Lars Anderson
Larry Hennig vs Billy Robinson

11/27/71 Rockford, IL @ Boylan High School
Dr. X & The Crusher no contest Nick Bockwinkel & Ray Stevens
Ivan Koloff beat Sailor Art Thomas
Bill Howard beat Big K
George Gadaski beat Kenny Jay

11/27/71 Omaha, NE @ Civic Auditorium
AWA Tag Team Champions The Crusher & Red Bastien beat Larry Hennig & Lars Anderson
Midwest Champion Great Kusatsu beat Danny Miller
Billy Robinson beat Ox Baker
Reggie Parks drew Jerry Miller (sub Ray Stevens)
Mad Russian Stan Pulaski beat Stan Kowalski
Att: 2,780

11/30/71 Mankato, MN
Larry Hennig & Lars Anderson beat Dr X & Bull Bullinski

12/1/71 Duluth, MN @ Arena
The Crusher & Dr. X beat Larry Hennig & Lars Anderson
Ivan Koloff beat Red Bastien
Big K beat George Gadaski
Kenny Jay drew Trench Phillips
att: 1,700

12/1/71 Mitchell, SD @ Corn Palace
Ray Stevens vs Billy Robinson
Bull Bulliniski vs Nick Bockwinkel
Jack Pesek vs Dennis Stamp
Joe Scarpello vs Jack Bence

12/2/71 Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada @ Arena
Billy Robinson & Dr. X beat Larry Hennig & Lars Anderson 2/3
1 Hennig pinned Robinson
2 Dr X pinned Anderson
3 Robinson pinned Hennig
Red Bastien beat Nick Bockwinkel dq in 14:00
Ray Stevens beat Bull Bullinski
Handicap Match
Ivan Koloff beat both Treach Phillips & Bobby Jones in just under 12 minutes
Jack Bence beat Dave Muir

12/3/71 Milwaukee, WI @ Auditorium
No dq Match
The Crusher beat Larry Hennig by submission
Dr. X beat Lars Anderson via pin in 20:35
Wilbur Snyder & Billy Robinson beat Nick Bockwinkel & Ray Stevens
Ivan Koloff beat Jack Bence
Bill Howard drew Big K
att: “6,112 fans”

12/4/71 Minneapolis TV
Dr. X beat Jack Bence
Nick Bockwinkel beat Julio Rodriguez
Lars Anderson beat Bill Howard
Billy Robinson beat Angel Rivera
Ivan Koloff beat Treach Phillips
Bobo Johnson & Cowboy Lang drew Little Bruiser & Tiger Thomas

12/4/71 Omaha, NE @ Civic Auditorium
Larry Hennig beat The Crusher
MidWest Champion Great Kusatsu beat Bill Miller
Ray Stevens beat Red Bastien
Jerry Miller drew Mad Russian Stan Pulaski
Ox Baker drew Reggie Parks
Att: 1,620

12/4/71 St. Paul, MN
Nick Bockwinkel beat AWA Champion Verne Gagne dq
Lars Anderson beat Dr. X
Cowboy Lang & Bobo Johnson beat Little Bruiser & Tiger Thomas
Bull Bullinski beat Big K
Bill Howard beat Treach Phillips

12/5/71 Sheboygan, WI @ Auditorium
Larry Hennig beat Dr. X dq when X was caught using Hennig’s brass knuckles
Red Bastien beat Ray Stevens 2-0 in 18:20
Bull Bullinski (sub Billy Robinson) beat Big K via pin in 15:31
Ivan Koloff beat Billy Howard by submission in 13:10
att: 3,231

12/8/71 Rockford, IL @ Boylan High School
Nick Bockwinkel beat Red Bastien
Dr. X beat Larry Hennig
Cowboy Lang & Bobo Johnson beat Tiger Thompson & Little Bruiser
Bill Howard beat George Gadaski

12/10/71 Denver, CO @ Auditorium Arena
AWA Champion Verne Gagne beat Ray Stevens dq in 18:20 when Stevens rammed Gagne’s head into the ring post
Bobo Johnson & Cowboy Lang beat Tiger Thomas & Little Bruiser 2/3
Larry Hennig beat Dr X in “less than 13 minutes”
Lars Anderson beat Joe Blanchard
att: 5,209

12/11/71 Minneapolis TV 
Red Bastien beat Julio Rodriguez
Larry Hennig beat George Gadaski
Nick Bockwinkel beat Joe Guzman
Billy Robinson beat Pancho Zapata
Ivan Koloff beat Bill Howard

12/11/71 Chicago, IL @ International Amphitheatre
Blackjack Mulligan & Blackjack Lanza beat Dick The Bruiser & Dr. X
The Crusher beat Ray Stevens
Lars Anderson beat Moose Cholak dq
Baron Von Raschke beat Danny Miller
Bull Bullinski beat Treach Phillips
The Professor beat Ken Dillinger

12/12/71 Minneapolis, MN @ Auditorium
Larry Hennig & Lars Anderson beat AWA Tag Team Champions The Crusher & Red Bastien on a 3rd fall dq
Nick Bockwinkel beat Reggie Parks via pin
Billy Robinson beat Ox Baker via pin
Bill Howard beat Treach Phillips
Bobo Johnson & Cowboy Lang beat Little Bruiser & Wee Willie Wilson

12/14/71 Moline, IL @ Wharton Field House
Nick Bockwinkel beat Billy Robinson
Dr X beat Larry Hennig
Bull Bullinski beat Treach Phillips

12/15/71 Grand Forks, ND
Red Bastien vs Nick Bockwinkel
Dr X vs Bobby Heenan

12/16/71 Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada @ Arena
Dr. X beat Larry Hennig in 23:00
Bob Lueck beat Angelo Mosca dq in 16:00 when Mosca tossed Lueck over the top rope
The Crusher & Little Bruiser beat Blackjack Lanza & Bobby Heenan
Bobo Johnson & Cowboy Lang beat Little Bruiser & Tiger Thomas 2/3
Bull Bullinski beat Treach Phillips in 14:00
Dave Muir beat Lloyd Antonation

12/18/71 Minneapolis TV
Dr. X beat Rodeo Jones
Nick Bockwinkel beat John the Greek
Billy Robinson beat Bobby Vann
Ivan Koloff beat Kenny Jay
Bill Howard beat Angel Rivera

12/18/71 Omaha, NE @ Civic Auditorium
AWA Champion Verne Gagne beat The Great Kusatsu
Midwest Tag Team Champions Larry Hennig & Lars Anderson beat Reggie Parks & Mad Russian Stan Pulaski
Dennis Stamp (sub Billy Red Cloud) beat Ox Baker dq
Jerry Miller beat Treach Phillips
Att: 2,219

12/19/71 Green Bay, WI @ Brown County Veteran’s Memorial Arena
The Crusher beat Larry Hennig via pin in 15:20
Cowboy Lang & Bobo Johnson beat Little Bruiser & Wee Willie Wilson (sub for Tiger Thomas) 2/3
Ivan Koloff beat Bull Bullinski via pin in 11:47
Dennis Stamp beat Big K dq in 26:50
att: 4,676
George Lentz notes the Stamp/Big K bout was apparently a substitute match for Lars Anderson against Billy Red Cloud.

12/25/71 Minneapolis TV 
Dr. X beat Bobby Van
Larry Hennig & Lars Anderson beat Luis Gonzales & Joe Guzman
Bull Bullinski beat Kenny Jay
Billy Robinson beat Paul Caruso
Ivan Koloff beat George Gadaski
Art Thomas beat Pancho Zapata

12/25/71 Minneapolis, MN
Dr X & Billy Robinson beat Larry Hennig & Lars Anderson
Ivan Koloff beat Sailor Art Thomas
Bull Bullinski beat Ox Baker
Vivian Vachon beat Jean Antone
Billy Red Cloud drew Buddy Wolff

12/26/71 Milwaukee, WI @ Auditorium
Dr X beat Larry Hennig via pin in 18:35
Billy Robinson beat Nick Bockwinkel dq at 21:35 when Bockwinkel tossed Robinson over the top rope
Handicap Match
Ivan Koloff beat Jerry Miller & Joe Scarpello
Blackjack Lanza & Bobby Heenan beat Dale Lewis & Bull Bullinski 2/3
Vivian Vachon beat Jean Antone via pin
att: “sellout crowd of 6,112”

12/27/71 Denver, CO @ Auditorium Arena
Larry Hennig & Lars Anderson beat Dr X & Double X when Hennig pinned Dr X in the 3rd fall
Billy Robinson beat Ivan Koloff dq in 19:10
Great Kusatsu beat Jerry Miller via pin in 14:32 after a series of judo chops to the throat
Jack Pesek beat Stan Pulaski by submission with an Abdominal Stretch in 16:10
Big K beat Dennis O’Brien via pin in 12:27
Att: 3,870

12/27/71 Moline, IL @ Wharton Field House
AWA Tag Team Champions The Crusher & Red Bastien beat Nick Bockwinkel & Ray Stevens
Bull Bullinski beat Treach Phillips
Vivian Vachon beat Jean Antone
Billy Howard beat Joe Scarpello

12/28/71 Peoria, IL
The Crusher beat Ivan Koloff
Red Bastien beat Larry Hennig
Big K beat Bill Howard
Vivian Vachon beat Jean Antone

12/28/71 Duluth, MN @ Arena
Death Match 
Dr. X beat Lars Anderson
Nick Bockwinkel & Ray Stevens beat Bull Bullinski & Billy Robinson
Buddy Wolff beat Kenny Jay
Joe Scarpello beat George Gadaski
Att: 2,500

12/29/71 Minot, ND
Dr X & Billy Robinson beat Nick Bockwinkel & Ray Stevens

12/29/71 Sterling
Larry Hennig beat Angelo Poffo
Big K beat Dennis Stamp
Ivan Koloff beat Red Bastien
Vivian Vachon beat Jean Antone

12/30/71 Fargo, ND @ Civic Auditorium
Billy Robinson & Red Bastien & Bull Bullinski beat Big K & Great Kusatsu & Ivan Koloff
Vivian Vachon beat Jean Antone
Joe Scarpello drew Billy Red Cloud
Billy Robinson beat Big K

12/30/71 Chicago, IL @ International Amphitheatre
AWA Champion Verne Gagne beat Nick Bockwinkel
Larry Hennig & Lars Anderson beat The Crusher & Dr X dq
Ray Stevens no contest Moose Cholak
Sailor Art Thomas beat Johnny Kace
Angelo Poffo drew Paul Christy
Bill Howard beat Treach Phillips

Last edited on Fri Sep 21st, 2012 05:57 pm by clawmaster



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