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7/6/80 Minneapolis TV
Chris Markoff beat Buck Zumhofe

7/8/80 Mankato, MN @ Armory
Adrian Adonis & Jesse Ventura no contest Greg Gagne & Dino Bravo when the referee was tossed out of the ring
Jerry Blackwell beat Super Destroyer Mark II via pin
Steve Olsonoski beat John Studd via pin
Tito Santana beat Chris Markoff via pin
Att: “standing room only crowd”

7/9/80 Duluth, MN
The Crusher vs AWA Champion Nick Bockwinkel

7/10/80 Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada @ Arena
Referee Buck Zumhofe
AWA Champion Nick Bockwinkel beat Dino Bravo COR after Bravo thought he pinned Bockwinkel and left for the locker room.
Jerry Blackwell ddq The Crusher
Greg Gagne beat Bobby Heenan COR when Heenan went back to the dressing room
Adrian Adonis & Jesse Ventura beat Tito Santana & Steve Olsonoski
John Studd beat Super Destroyer Mark II
Dave Kochen drew Buck Zumhofe

7/11/80 Denver, CO @ Auditorium Arena
Two Referees
Adrian Adonis & Jesse Ventura beat AWA Tag Team Champions Verne Gagne & Mad Dog Vachon dq
Special Referee: The Crusher, Arm Wrestling
Jerry Blackwell vs Dino Bravo
Tito Santana vs Super Destroyer Mark II
John Studd vs Steve Olsonoski

7/13/80 Minneapolis TV
Tito Santana beat Tony Leone
John Studd beat Chuck Greenlee
Greg Gagne vs Bobby Heenan (never started)
The Crusher beat Terry Scholes
Jerry Blackwell beat Kenny Jay

7/13/80 Green Bay, WI @ Brown County Veteran’s Memorial Arena
AWA Champion Nick Bockwinkel beat Mad Dog Vachon via pin in 18:10 with his feet on the ropes for leverage
Bobby Heenan beat Verne Gagne dq when Gagne rammed Heenan's head into the ring post
Greg Gagne & Dino Bravo beat Adrian Adonis & Jesse Ventura dq in 16:01 when Adonis jumped off the top rope onto Gagne
John Studd beat Steve Olsonoski by submission in 16:23
Tito Santana beat George Gadaski (sub John Studd) in 11:43
Att: 2,693
Note: Larry Lisowski refereed all bouts

7/14/80 Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
AWA Champion Nick Bockwinkel beat Greg Gagne COR
Dino Bravo beat Jerry Blackwell COR
Handicap match
Adrian Adonis & Jesse Ventura beat Steve Olsonoski
Bobby Heenan beat Mad Dog Vachon dq
Super Destroyer Mark III beat El Santos II

7/18/80 Chicago, IL @ Comiskey Park
Verne Gagne beat Nick Bockwinkel in 22:06 with a sleeper hold to win AWA title
Jerry Blackwell (sub Ernie Ladd) beat Dick The Bruiser
Greg Gagne beat Bobby Heenan COR
The Crusher & Mad Dog Vachon beat Jerry Valiant & Adrian Adonis
Bobo Brazil beat Super Destroyer Mark II
Steve Regal beat Roger Kirby
Paul Christy drew Tito Santana
Pat O'Connor dcor Wilbur Snyder
Jerry Blackwell won a 15 Man, $25,000 Battle Royal
Att: One newspaper clipping states “estimated crowd of 10,000.” Another newspaper clipping states “18,000 fans.”

7/19/80 Omaha, NE @ Civic Auditorium
Greg Gagne beat Bobby Heenan in 16:08
Arm Wrestling
Dino Bravo beat Jerry Blackwell
John Studd beat Steve Olsonoski in 14:37 when Steve was unable to continue due to an arm injury
Buck Zumhofe beat Tommy Yates (sub Evan Johnson) in 15:24
Joe Scarpello beat George Gadaski in 12:22
Att: 1,699

7/19/80 Rockford, IL @ Boylan High School
Adrian Adonis & Jesse Ventura beat The Crusher & Mad Dog Vachon dq

7/20/80 Minneapolis, MN @ Auditorium
The Crusher no contest Jerry Blackwell
Greg Gagne & Dino Bravo beat Adrian Adonis & Jesse Ventura
Tito Santana beat Pat Patterson
John Studd beat Steve Olsonoski
Billy Robinson beat Super Destroyer Mark II billed as Bob Remus
Buck Zumhofe beat George Gadaski

Note: Adrian Adonis and Jesse Ventura are awarded the AWA Tag Team Title when Verne Gagne failed to show for a scheduled defense of the title.

7/26/80 San Antonio, TX
Bounty match
Wahoo McDaniel vs Nick Bockwinkel
Tully Blanchard vs Ricky Romero
Scott Casey vs The Spoiler
Tom Jones & David Anderson vs Hussein The Butcher & Tank Patton
Evelyn Stevens vs Mary DeLeon

7/27/80 Minneapolis TV
Dino Bravo beat Dick Young
John Studd vs Mark Dartell & Caesar Pabon (match stopped)
Tito Santana beat Benny Hernandez
Judy Martin beat Wenona Little Heart
Adrian Adonis beat Chuck Sell

7/27/80 Denver, CO @ Auditorium Arena
Jerry Blackwell no contest The Crusher
AWA Tag Team Champions Adrian Adonis & Jesse Ventura beat Mad Dog Vachon & Tito Santana dq
Judy Martin & Vivian St. John beat Wendi Richter & Winona Little Heart 2/3
1 Martin beat Richter
2 Little Heart pinned St. John
3 Richter beat Martin
Tito Santana beat Dennis Stamp via pin in 11:55
Note: This card was originally advertised as Crusher vs Blackwell, Vachon vs Adonis, Martin & St. John vs Richter & Little Heart and Santana vs Ventura.

7/28/80 Sioux City, IA
Dino Bravo no contest Nick Bockwinkel
Mad Dog Vachon beat Adrian Adonis
Tito Santana drew Jesse Ventura

7/30/80 Honolulu, HI @ Blaisdell Arena
Peter Maivia vs Nick Bockwinkel

8/1/80 Omaha, NE @ Civic Auditorium
Nick Bockwinkel beat Canadian Champion Dino Bravo dq when Bravo tossed Bockwinkel over the top rope
Mad Dog Vachon & Greg Gagne beat Jerry Blackwell & John Studd
Wenona Little Heart & Joyce Grable beat Vivian St. John & Judy Martin
Tito Santana beat Super Destroyer Mark II

8/2/80 Milwaukee, WI @ Auditorium
Referee Larry Lisowski
Nick Bockwinkel beat Canadian Champion Dino Bravo dq in 19:04 when Dino threw Nick over the top rope
Referee George Gadaski
The Crusher no contest Jerry Blackwell in 9:18 when both men were ruled too bloody to continue
Jesse Ventura beat Greg Gagne by forfeit; Greg unable to wrestle due to injury after attack by Bobby Heenan; announced in arena that Heenan was suspended by the AWA; Larry Lisowski referee in ring to make the decision official
Referee George Gadaski
Joyce Grable (sub Wendi Richter) & Wenona Little Heart beat Vivian St. John & Judy Martin 2/3
1 Martin pinned Grable
2 Wenonah pinned St. John
3 Grable pinned Martin
Referee George Gadaski
John Studd beat Steve Olsonoski utc in 8:12
Referee Larry Lisowski
Tito Santana drew Adrian Adonis
att: 4,137
Important note: also announced Verne Gagne & Mad Dog Vachon stripped of the titles on 7-30-80 in Denver when Verne failed to appear for a title defense against Ventura and Adonis (on 7/27 in actuality when Tito Santana teamed with MDV and lost by DQ)  East West Connection announced as new AWA tag champions.

8/3/80 Minneapolis TV
John Studd beat Nacho Berrera
Dino Bravo beat Pancho Bandito
Nick Bockwinkel beat Angel Rivera
Greg Gagne beat Kenny Jay
Adrian Adonis & Jesse Ventura beat Buck Zumhofe & Frank Reese

8/3/80 Minneapolis, MN @ Auditorium
The Crusher beat Jerry Blackwell dq
Dino Bravo no contest Nick Bockwinkel
AWA Tag Team Champions Adrian Adonis & Jesse Ventura beat Steve Olsonoski & Tito Santana
Judy Martin & Vivian St. John beat Wenona Little Heart & Joyce Grable 2/3
Big John Studd beat Super Destroyer Mark II
Buck Zumhofe beat Kenny Jay

8/5/80 Pekin, IL
Dino Bravo beat Adrian Adonis
Jesse Ventura beat Mad Dog Vachon dq
Joyce Grable & Wenona Little Heart beat Vivian St. John & Judy Martin
Juan Valez beat Ben Deleon

8/8/80 Green Bay, WI @ Brown County Veteran’s Memorial Arena
Non Title Match, Referee Marty Miller
The Crusher & Mad Dog Vachon beat AWA Tag Team Champions Adrian Adonis & Jesse Ventura in 20:32 when Crusher pinned Adonis
Arm Wrestling, Referee Marty Miller
Dino Bravo with a little help from The Crusher beat Jerry Blackwell in 3:41
Referee Larry Lisowski
Joyce Grable (sub Wendi Richter) & Wenona Little Heart beat Vivian St John & Judy Martin 2/3 in 19:16
Referee Larry Lisowski
Juan Valez drew Ben DeLeon 15:00
att: 3,246

8/9/80 San Antonio, TX @ Harlandale's Memorial Stadium
Texas bullrope match
Wahoo McDaniel & Scott Casey beat Tully Blanchard & The Spoiler
Nick Bockwinkel beat Tom Jones dq
Mexican death match
Ricky Romero beat Black Gordman
Tank Patton beat David Anderson
Hussein The Butcher beat Henry Garcia
Rey Zarate drew El Tejano

8/10/80 Minneapolis TV
Tito Santana beat Chuck Greenlee
Jerry Blackwell beat Terry Scholes
The Crusher beat Tony Leone
Adrian Adonis & Jesse Ventura beat Steve Olsonoski & Sonny Rogers

8/10/80 Evansville, WI
The Crusher beat Adrian Adonis

8/11/80 Sioux City, IA
The Crusher vs Jerry Blackwell

8/14/80 Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada @ Arena
Lights Out Match
Jerry Blackwell beat The Crusher
Non Title Match
Angelo Mosca & Mad Dog Vachon beat AWA Tag Team Champions Adrian Adonis & Jesse Ventura
Dino Bravo beat Super Destroyer Mark II
Tito Santana beat Chris Markoff
Handicap match
John Studd beat Dave Muir (sub George Gadaski) & Buck Zumhofe
Wenona Littleheart & Joyce Grable beat Vivian St. John & Judy Martin 2/3

8/15/80 Omaha, NE @ Civic Auditorium
Canadian Champion Dino Bravo beat Nick Bockwinkel dq
Jerry Blackwell no contest John Studd
Tito Santana beat Steve Olsonowski
Billy Robinson beat Super Destroyer Mark II
Joe Scarpello drew Buck Zumhofe

8/16/80 Rockford, IL @ Boylan High School
Non Title Match
The Crusher & Mad Dog Vachon beat AWA Tag Team Champions Adrian Adonis & Jesse Ventura
Wenona Littleheart & Joyce Grable beat Tanya West & Judy Martin
Chris Markoff beat Juan Valez
Ben Deleon beat Max Blue

8/17/80 Minneapolis TV
Tito Santana beat Terry Scholes
Jerry Blackwell beat Dan Redman
Greg Gagne beat Tony Leone
Nick Bockwinkel beat Dee Dee Clinton
Buck Zumhofe beat Sonny Rogers

8/17/80 St Paul, MN @ Civic Center
Lights Out Match
The Crusher beat Jerry Blackwell
AWA Tag Team Champions Adrian Adonis & Jesse Ventura beat Mad Dog Vachon & Super Destroyer Mark II billed as Bob Remus dq in 19:00
Weasel Suit Match, Referee Maty Miller
Greg Gagne beat Bobby Heenan
Joyce Grable beat Judy Martin via pin in 10:04 with a reverse cradle
Dino Bravo dcor John Studd in 16:00
Tito Santana beat Buck Zumhofe via pin in 11:57 after an atomic drop
Steve Olsonoski beat Chris Markoff via pin in 12:52 with a reverse cradle
Att: “17,000 fans”, “St. Paul record for attendance”

8/22/80 Denver, CO @ Auditorium Arena
The Crusher beat Jerry Blackwell dq when Blackwell rammed Crusher in to a steel pole ouside the ring
Weasel Suit Match
Greg Gagne beat Bobby Heenan via pin in 7:52
Mad Dog Vachon beat Adrian Adonis via pin in 15:25
John Studd beat Super Destroyer Mark II via pin in 20:44
Tito Santana beat Steve Olsonoski via pin in 18:02

8/23/80 Chicago, IL @ International Amphitheatre
Dick The Bruiser beat Jerry Blackwell COR
Bobo Brazil dcor King Kong Brody
The Crusher beat Super Destroyer Mark II (sub Ernie Ladd) via pin in 11:00 after a Bolo punch
Wendi Richter & Joyce Grable beat Leilani Kai & Judy Martin
Jerry Valiant beat Wilbur Snyder dq
Spike Huber beat Ben Deleon
Paul Christy drew Steve Regal

8/23/80 Milwaukee, WI
Referee Larry Lisowski
Dino Bravo no contest Nick Bockwinkel
Referee Larry Lisowski
AWA Tag Team Champions Adrian Adonis & Jesse Ventura beat Mad Dog Vachon & Angelo Mosca dq when the challengers threw the champions over the top rope
Weasel Suit match (loser must wear the suit and hop around the ring twice), Referee George Gadaski
Greg Gagne beat Bobby Heenan
Handicap Match, Referee George Gadaski
John Studd beat Kenny Jay & Juan Valez in 10:10 when Studd pinned Jay; original match billed as Studd vs. Jay as a singles match
Referee Larry Lisowski
Tito Santana beat Chris Markoff in 9:46

8/24/80 Green Bay, WI @ Brown County Veteran's Memorial Arena
Jerry Blackwell no contest The Crusher when referee George Gadaski stopped the match because both men were bleeding too badly
Weasel Suit Match (loser must wear the suit and hop around the ring twice), Referee Larry Lisowski
Greg Gagne beat Bobby Heenan
Referee George Gadaski
Nick Bockwinkel beat Mad Dog Vachon dq in 14:05 when Vachon threw Nick over the top rope
Referee Larry Lisowski
AWA Tag Team Champions Adrian Adonis & Jesse Ventura beat Dino Bravo & Tito Santana (sub Steve Olsonoski) in 18:32
Referee George Gadaski
John Studd beat Juan Valez in 8:27
Referee Larry Lisowski
Tito Santana beat Buck Zumhofe (sub John Studd)

8/24/80 Minneapolis TV
Jesse Ventura beat Caesar Pavlon
Tito Santana beat Jim Lange
Jerry Blackwell beat Armando Rodriguez
Buck Zumhofe beat Tony Leone
John Studd beat Ben Hernandez

8/31/80 San Antonio, TX
Nick Bockwinkel vs Tommy Rich
World Tag Team Champions Terry Funk & Dory Funk Jr vs Chavo Guerrero & Ricky Romero
Texas Death Match
Tully Blanchard & Abdullah The Butcher vs Wahoo McDaniel & Ivan Putski
The Spoiler vs Scott Casey
Tom Jones vs Black Gordman
Hussein the Butcher vs Relampago Leon

9/1/80 Sioux City, IA
The Crusher vs Jerry Blackwell

9/4/80 Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada @ Arena
Nick Bockwinkel beat Super Destroyer Mark II
AWA Tag Team Champions Adrian Adonis & Jesse Ventura beat Angelo Mosca & Mad Dog Vachon
Weasel Suit Match
Greg Gagne beat Bobby Heenan
Canadian Champion Dino Bravo beat John Studd dq
Tito Santana beat Dave Kochen
Chris Markoff drew Buck Zumhofe
Att: 3,800

9/5/80 Pekin, IL
Nick Bockwinkel beat Tito Santana
Dino Bravo & Greg Gagne beat AWA Tag Team Champions Adrian Adonis & Jesse Ventura dq
Max Blue drew Buck Zumhofe
Ben DeLeon beat George Gadaski

9/6/80 Rockford, IL @ Boylan High School
The Crusher no contest Jerry Blackwell
Greg Gagne beat Bobby Heenan dq
Chris Markoff beat Evan Johnson (sub Billy Robinson) dq
Ben Deleon beat George Gadaski
Juan Valez beat Max Blue

9/6/80 Omaha, NE @ Civic Auditorium
Dino Bravo (sub Angelo Mosca) & Mad Dog Vachon beat AWA Tag Team Champions Adrian Adonis & Jesse Ventura
John Studd beat Bulldog Bob Brown (sub Dino Bravo)
Tito Santana beat Super Destroyer Mark II
Buck Zumhofe beat Kenny Jay

9/7/80 Minneapolis TV
Adrian Adonis & Jesse Ventura beat Kenny Jay & Al Ringo
Greg Gagne beat Jimmy Brown
Dino Bravo beat Chuck Pullins
Super Destroyer Mark II beat Al Barr

9/7/80 Minneapolis, MN @ Auditorium
Greg Gagne & Dino Bravo no contest AWA Tag Team Champions Adrian Adonis & Jesse Ventura
Jerry Blackwell beat Angelo Mosca
Nick Bockwinkel beat Super Destroyer Mark II
Mad Dog Vachon beat John Studd dq
Tito Santana beat Juan Velez
Chris Markoff beat Ben Deleon

9/08/80 Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Jerry Blackwell beat Mike Kelly
Greg Gagne beat Bobby Heenan
AWA Tag Team Champions Adrian Adonis & Jesse Ventura beat Mad Dog Vachon & Angelo Mosca when Adonis pinned Vachon.
Dino Bravo beat Nick Bockwinkel by DQ

9/12/80 Denver, CO @ Auditorium Arena
No Time Limit, No dq, Lights Out Match
The Crusher beat Jerry Blackwell
Greg Gagne vs Nick Bockwinkel 45:00
Jesse Ventura vs Mad Dog Vachon 30:00
John Studd vs Dino Bravo 30:00
Tito Santana vs Adrian Adonis

9/13/80 Chicago, IL @ International Ampitheatre
Cage Match
Dick The Bruiser vs Jerry Blackwell
Spike Huber & Bobo Brazil vs King Kong Brody & Jerry Valiant
Dick Murdoch vs Wilbur Snyder
Billy Robinson vs Jerry Graham Jr
Luis Martinez vs Ali Hassan
Paul Christy vs Art Thomas
Tiny Hampton vs Greg Lake

9/13/80 San Antonio, TX
Tully Blanchard vs Wahoo McDaniel
Chavo Guerrero & Ricky Romero vs Nick Bockwinkel & Black Gordman
Scott Casey vs Tank Patton
Tom Jones vs The Spoiler
Relampago Leon vs Hussein The Butcher

9/13/80 Sheboygan, WI @ Municipal Armory
Referee Marty Miller
The Crusher & Mad Dog Vachon beat AWA Tag Team Champions Adrian Adonis & Jesse Ventura dq when the champions threw Crusher over the top rope
Referee Larry Lisowski
Dino Bravo beat John Studd in 18:45
Steve Regal beat Ben DeLeon via pin in 16:40 with Regal's feet on the ropes, Referee Larry Lisowski
Referee Marty Miller
Steve Regal (sub George Gadaski) drew Juan Valez

9/14/80 Minneapolis TV
Steve Regal beat Kenny Jay
Jerry Blackwell beat Caesar Pavlon
Dino Bravo beat Ben Hernandez

9/14/80 Monroe, WI
The Crusher beat Jesse Ventura

9/19/80 LaCrosse, WI
The Crusher vs Jerry Blackwell

9/20/80 Milwaukee, WI @ Auditorium
Refereee Larry Lisowski
Nick Bockwinkel dcor Greg Gagne where Nick held Greg's legs to prevent his re-entry
Two Referees Buck Zumhofe & Marty Miller
The Crusher beat Jerry Blackwell dq in 12:13 when Blackwell threw Crusher into the ringpost
Referee Buck Zumhofe
AWA Tag Team Champions Adrian Adonis & Jesse Ventura beat Super Destroyer Mark II & Mad Dog Vachon when Ventura pinned Mark II after Adonis' interference in 17:15
Referee Marty Miller
John Studd beat Dino Bravo in 18:57
Referee Larry Lisowski
Steve Regal (sub Buck Zumhofe) drew Tito Santana
att: 4,325

9/21/80 Minneapolis TV
Steve Regal beat Juan Sebastian
Adrian Adonis & Jesse Ventura beat Tony Leone & Chuck Greenlee
Greg Gagne beat Sonny Rogers
Nick Bockwinkel beat Kenny Jay

9/21/80 Minneapolis, MN
Mad Dog Vachon & Angelo Mosca beat Jerry Blackwell & John Studd
The Crusher beat Adrian Adonis
Greg Gagne & Super Destroyer Mark II beat Nick Bockwinkel & Bobby Heenan
Jesse Ventura beat Dino Bravo COR
Tito Santana drew Steve Regal

9/22/80 Sioux City, IA
Lights Out Match
The Crusher vs Jerry Blackwell

9/24/80 Omaha, NE @ Civic Auditorium
Dino Bravo & Mad Dog Vachon beat AWA Tag Team Champions Adrian Adonis & Jesse Ventura dq
Greg Gagne beat Bobby Heenan
Tito Santana beat Chris Markoff
Steve Regal drew Buck Zumhofe

9/27/80 Rockford, IL @ Boylan High School
Dino Bravo & Tito Santana (sub Greg Gagne) beat AWA Tag Team Champions Adrian Adonis & Jesse Ventura
(no title change as Greg Gagne was a no-show)
Jerry Blackwell beat Super Destroyer Mark II
John Studd beat Mad Dog Vachon
Steve Regal beat Armando Rodriguez

9/28/80 Minneapolis TV
Tito Santana beat Tommy Sharpe
Adrian Adonis & Jesse Ventura beat Juan Valez & Al Ringo
Dino Bravo beat Ben Deleon
Jerry Blackwell beat Art Crews
Steve Regal beat Doug Petis

9/28/80 Green Bay, WI @ Brown County Veteran’s Memorial Arena
Lights Out match, Referee George Gadaski
The Crusher beat Jerry Blackwell in 9:08
Referee Armando Rodriguez
Dino Bravo beat Jesse Ventura in 18:13
Referee George Gadaski
Adrian Adonis beat Tito Santana via pin in 17:50 when Jesse Ventura held Tito's foot
Handicap Match, Referee Armando Rodriguez
John Studd beat Juan Valez & Ben DeLeon in 12:07 when Studd pinned Deleon
Referee Armando Rodriguez
Steve Regal drew Buck Zumhofe (sub Greg Gagne)

9/29/80 Peoria, IL
Jerry Blackwell no contest The Crusher
AWA Tag Team Champions Adrian Adonis & Jesse Ventura beat Dino Bravo & Tito Santana
Chris Markoff beat Max Blue
Steve Regal drew Buck Zumhofe

10/2/80 Denver, CO @ Auditorium Arena
Verne Gagne & Mad Dog Vachon vs AWA Tag Team Champions Adrian Adonis & Jesse Ventura
Greg Gagne & Super Destroyer Mark II vs Nick Bockwinkel & Bobby Heenan
John Studd vs Dino Bravo
Tito Santana vs Steve Regal

10/3/80 Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada @ Arena
AWA Tag Team Champions Adrian Adonis & Jesse Ventura beat Verne Gagne & Mad Dog Vachon
Canadian Champion Dino Bravo beat Jerry Blackwell dq when Blackwell tossed Bravo over the top rope
Nick Bockwinkel & Bobby Heenan beat Greg Gagne & Super Destroyer Mark II
Referee Joe Florino
Angelo Mosca no contest John Studd
Tito Santana drew Steve Regal

10/5/80 Minneapolis TV
Tito Santana beat Jim Lange
Steve Regal beat Al Ringo
Buck Zumhofe beat Tony Leone
John Studd beat Tommy Sharpe

10/6/80 Omaha, NE @ Civic Auditorium
Jerry Blackwell beat the Crusher in 8:12
Nick Bockwinkel & Bobby Heenan beat Greg Gagne & Buck Zumhofe
Dino Bravo beat Jesse Ventura
Tito Santana drew Steve Regal

10/11/80 Milwaukee, WI @ Auditorium
Referee George Gadaski
Nick Bockwinkel & Bobby Heenan beat Mad Dog Vachon & Super Destroyer Mark II in 18:01 when Bockwinkel pinned Mark II after Heenan's interference
Lights Out Match, Special Referee: Ed Francis
The Crusher beat Jerry Blackwell via pin in 11:34
Special Referee: Ed Francis
Dino Bravo beat Jesse Ventura dq when Adrian Adonis interfered in 12:45
Referee George Gadaski
Tito Santana beat Adrian Adonis in 14:42
Referee George Gadaski
Buck Zumhofe drew Steve Regal
att: 3,481

10/12/80 Minneapolis TV
Jerry Blackwell beat Terry Scholes
Greg Gagne beat Chuck Greenlee
Adrian Adonis & Jesse Ventura beat Kenny Jay & Ben Deleon
Dino Bravo beat Tony Leone
Nick Bockwinkel beat Juan Valez

10/12/80 St. Paul, MN @ Civic Center
Verne Gagne & Mad Dog Vachon beat AWA Tag Team Champions Adrian Adonis & Jesse Ventura dq
The Crusher beat Jerry Blackwell to win World Brass Knuckles Title
Ray Stevens & Pat Patterson & Nick Bockwinkel beat Greg Gagne & Dino Bravo & Super Destroyer Mark II
Buck Zumhofe drew Steve Regal
Tito Santana beat Chris Markoff

10/18/80 Rockford, IL @ Boylan High School
Andre The Giant & Jerry Blackwell won a 17 Man Battle Royal
Nick Bockwinkel beat Dino Bravo
Adrian Adonis beat Tito Santana
Mad Dog Vachon beat Bobby Heenan COR
Steve Regal drew Evan Johnson
Note: Buck Zumhofe, Juan Valez, The Crusher, Chris Markoff, Jerry Blackwell, Ben DeLeon, Jesse Ventura and Greg Gagne also competed in the Battle Royal

10/19/80 Minneapolis TV
Tito Santana beat Nacho Berrera
Adrian Adonis & Jesse Ventura & beat Tony Romero & Gonzo Gonzales
Greg Gagne beat Sonny Rogers
Jerry Blackwell beat Tony Leone
Steve Regal beat Juan Sebastian

10/19/80 Green Bay, WI @ Brown County Veteran’s Memorial Arena
Two Ring Battle Royal
Andre The Giant won in Ring 1 by eliminating Adrian Adonis
Jerry Blackwell won in Ring 2 by eliminating The Crusher
Referee Marty Miller
Nick Bockwinkel beat Andre the Giant dq
Referee Larry Lisowski
Tito Santana beat Jesse Ventura via pin
Referee Marty Miller
Jerry Blackwell beat Juan Valez (sub Buck Zumhofe) in 10:57
Referee George Gadaski
Adrian Adonis beat Mad Dog Vachon via pin after Jesse Ventura distracted Mad Dog
Referee Larry Lisowski
Steve Regal drew Evan Johnson 15:00
Att: 3,432
Notes: Gene Okerlund served as an announcer. Buck Zumhofe was injured. Angelo Mosca no showed. Juan Valez did not wrestle in the Battle Royal.

10/22/80 Omaha, NE @ Civic Auditorium
Andre The Giant won a 14 man $25,000 battle royal
$2,000 Bodyslam Challenge
Andre the Giant no contest Jerry Blackwell in 9:01 when both wrestlers attacked the referee
Nick Bockwinkel drew Greg Gagne (sub Angelo Mosca) 15:00
Dino Bravo beat Adrian Adonis via pin in 12:25
Jesse Ventura beat Tito Santana via pin in 12:34
Buck Zumhofe drew Bobby Heenan 15:00
Also in Battle Royal: Mad Dog Vachon, Evan Johnson & Chris Markoff
Att: “audience of 3,791”

10/23/80 Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada @ Arena
Andre The Giant won a 15 Man Battle Royal for $25,000
Jerry Blackwell beat Andre The Giant dq
Andre The Giant also failed in his attempt to bodyslam Blackwell for $5,000
Angelo Mosca beat Adrian Adonis via pin
Jesse Ventura beat Mad Dog Vachon
Bobby Heenan beat Buck Zumhofe
Evan Johnson drew Steve Regal
Also in Battle Royal: Chris Markoff, The Crusher, Greg Gagne, Dino Bravo & Nick Bockwinkel
Att: “about 8,000 fans”

10/24/80 Denver, CO @ Auditorium Arena
Andre The Giant won a $30,000, 16 man Battle Royal
Jerry Blackwell beat Andre The Giant by DQ in a Body Slam Match
Nick Bockwinkel fought Tito Santana to a draw
Bobby Heenan beat Buck Zumhofe
Dino Bravo beat Jesse Ventura
Steve Regal drew Evan Johnson
Also in Battle Royal: Greg Gagne

10/26/80 Minneapolis TV
John Studd beat Nacho Berrera
Dino Bravo beat Pancho Bandito
Nick Bockwinkel beat Angel Rivera
Greg Gagne beat Kenny Jay
Adrian Adonis & Jesse Ventura beat Buck Zumhofe & Frank Reese

10/26/80 Rockford, IL @ Boylan High School
Andre The Giant beat Jerry Blackwell
The Crusher beat Nick Bockwinkel dq
Angelo Mosca beat Ben Deleon
Evan Johnson beat Chris Markoff
Juan Valez beat Armando Rodriguez

11/1/80 Milwaukee, WI @ Auditorium
Nick Bockwinkel beat Mad Dog Vachon (sub Evan Johnson) dq when Vachon hit referee Marty Miller
Tito Santana won a 16 Man Battle Royal
Order of elimination: 1-Chris Markoff  2-Ben Deleon  3-Buck Zumhofe  4-Steve Regal (sub Evan Johnson)  5-Juan Valez  6-Greg Gagne  7-Bobby Heenan  8-Jerry Blackwell  9-Mad Dog Vachon  10-Andre the Giant  11-Dino Bravo  12-Jesse Ventura  13-The Crusher  14-Adrian Adonis  15-Nick Bockwinkel
$5,000 bodyslam match, Special Referee: Ed Francis
Jerry Blackwell beat Andre the Giant dq
Non Title Match, Referee Larry Lisowski
Greg Gagne & Dino Bravo beat AWA Tag Team Champions Adrian Adonis & Jesse Ventura when Bravo pinned Adonis
Referee Larry Lisowski
Bobby Heenan beat Buck Zumhofe COR
Referee Marty Miller
Tito Santana beat Ben Deleon
att: 5,882

11/2/80 Minneapolis TV
Adrian Adonis & Jesse Ventura beat Kenny Jay & Frank Reese
Tito Santana beat George Gadaski

11/2/80 St Paul, MN @ Civic Center
Jerry Blackwell won a 15 man battle royal for $50,000.00
Jerry Blackwell beat Andre the Giant dq
Dino Bravo drew Nick Bockwinkel
Mad Dog Vachon beat Bobby Heenan COR
Tito Santana beat Jesse Ventura
Buck Zumhofe beat Steve Regal
Also In Battle Royal: Greg Gagne and The Crusher

11/6/80 Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada @ Arena
Andre The Giant & Angelo Mosca beat Jerry Blackwell & John Studd when Mosca pinned Blackwell
Nick Bockwinkel beat Mad Dog Vachon with help from manager Bobby Heenan
Greg Gagne beat Adrian Adonis via pin
Canadian Champion Dino Bravo beat Jesse Ventura via pin
Tito Santana beat Steve Regal
Bobby Heenan beat Buck Zumhofe
Att: “5,360 fans”

11/8/80 Chicago, IL @ International Amphitheatre
King Kong Brody & Ernie Ladd beat Dick The Bruiser & Andre The Giant
AWA Champion Verne Gagne no contest Billy Robinson
Nick Bockwinkel beat Pat O'Connor
Wilbur Snyder beat Dick Murdoch dq
Steve Regal drew Spike Huber
Tito Santana beat Roger Kirby
Mad Dog Vachon beat Ali Hassan
Bobby Heenan beat El Bracero

11/9/80 Minneapolis TV
Adrian Adonis & Jesse Ventura beat Caesar Pabon & Mitch Motowski
Dino Bravo beat Tony Leone
Bobby Heenan beat Juan Sebastian
Buck Zumhofe beat Sonny Rogers
Armando Rodriguez beat John Studd dq

11/9/80 Green Bay, WI @ Brown County Veteran’s Memorial Arena
Referee Larry Lisowski
Jerry Blackwell beat Andre the Giant dq when Blackwell "alleged" he was thrown over the top rope (but Andre slammed Blackwell to win $5,000)
Referee George Gadaski
AWA Tag Team Champions Adrian Adonis & Jesse Ventura beat Tito Santana & Dino Bravo in 10:32 when Jesse pinned Bravo after Adonis' interference
Referee Larry Lisowski
Nick Bockwinkel beat Mad Dog Vachon in 7:34
Referee George Gadaski
John Studd beat Evan Johnson in 11:13
Referee Larry Lisowski
Steve Regal drew Buck Zumhofe
One Fan Gang notes the $5,000 bodyslam was Blackwell's portion of the purse that he put up; Andre had wagered $25,000, and Blackwell left with all $30,000, apparently welching on his bet.

11/12/80 Omaha, NE @ Civic Auditorium
Dino Bravo & Greg Gagne beat AWA Tag Team Champions Adrian Adonis & Jesse Ventura dq
Jerry Blackwell beat Mad Dog Vachon
Nick Bockwinkel drew Tito Santana
John Studd beat Evan Johnson

11/14/80 Denver, CO @ Auditorium Arena
Greg Gagne & Tito Santana beat AWA Tag Team Champions Adrian Adonis & Jesse Ventura dq
John Studd beat Dino Bravo
Mad Dog Vachon beat Nick Bockwinkel dq
Handicap Match
Jerry Blackwell beat Buck Zumhofe & Juan Valez (subs for Buck Zumhofe & Dennis Stamp)

11/15/80 Milwaukee, WI @ Auditorium
Referee Larry Lisowski
AWA Tag Team Champions Adrian Adonis & Jesse Ventura beat Verne Gagne & Mad Dog Vachon when Ventura pinned Verne after Adonis' interference
Referee Larry Lisowski
Dino Bravo beat John Studd dq in 11:10 for using the closed fist heart punch
Referee Marty Miller
Nick Bockwinkel drew Tito Santana 30:00
Referee Larry Lisowski
Evan Johnson beat Ben Deleon via pin in 9:42
Referee Marty Miller
Juan Valez beat Nacho Berrera in 6:04
Att: 2,828

11/15/80 Peoria, IL
The Crusher beat Jerry Blackwell
Weasel Suit Match
Greg Gagne beat Bobby Heenan
Steve Regal beat Max Blue
Buck Zumhofe beat Black Saint

11/16/80 Minneapolis TV
John Studd beat Caesar Pabon & Mark Dartel
Tito Santana beat Ben Hernandez
Buck Zumhofe beat Kenny Jay
Steve Regal beat George Gadaski
Dino Bravo beat Chris Markoff dq

11/22/80 Rockford, IL @ Boylan High School
Two Referees
The Crusher beat Jerry Blackwell dq or a no contest
John Studd beat Mad Dog Vachon or Mad Dog wins by dq
Steve Regal (sub Adrian Adonis) & Jesse Ventura beat Greg Gagne & Tito Santana (sub Dino Bravo)
Steve Regal drew Buck Zumhofe 20:00

11/23/80 Minneapolis TV
John Studd beat Frank Reese
Tito Santana beat Blackie Guzman
Kenny Jay beat Bobby Heenan
Steve Regal beat Nacho Berrera
The Crusher beat Hollywood Nelson

11/27/80 Minneapolis, MN
The Crusher & Greg Gagne beat AWA Tag Team Champions Adrian Adonis & Jesse Ventura dq
Jerry Blackwell beat Mad Dog Vachon
Buck Zumhofe no contest Bobby Heenan
John Studd beat Dino Bravo
Tito Santana beat Steve Regal

11/29/80 Omaha, NE @ Civic Auditorium
Mad Dog Vachon beat John Studd dq
Adrian Adonis beat Greg Gagne
Dino Bravo & Tito Santana beat Jesse Ventura & Jerry Blackwell
Buck Zumhofe drew Steve Regal

11/30/80 Minneapolis TV
Jesse Ventura beat Caesar Pabon
Tito Santana beat Jim Lange
Jerry Blackwell beat Armando Rodriguez
Buck Zumhofe beat Tony Leone
John Studd beat Ben Hernandez

11/30/80 Green Bay, WI @ Brown County Veteran’s Memorial Arena
Referee George Gadaski
Verne Gagne & Mad Dog Vachon beat AWA Tag Team Champions Adrian Adonis & Jesse Ventura dq when the champs threw Verne into the ring post
Referee Armando Rodriguez
John Studd beat Dino Bravo in 29:27 after Jerry Blackwell interfered
Referee Armando Rodriguez
Jerry Blackwell beat Tito Santana
Referee George Gadaski
Buck Zumhofe beat Bobby Heenan in 15:07

12/5/80 Denver, CO @ Auditorium Arena
AWA World Champ Verne Gagne beat Jesse Ventura by DQ
John Studd and Jerry Blackwell beat Mad Dog Vachon and Dino Bravo
Greg Gagne fought Adrian Adonis to a Double Countout
Tito Santana beat Steve Regal

12/6/80 Chicago, IL @ International Amphitheatre
Dick The Bruiser beat Ernie Ladd
Jerry Blackwell & John Studd beat Mad Dog Vachon & The Crusher
Spike Huber no contest King Kong Brody
Wilbur Snyder beat Ali Hassan
Jerry Graham Jr beat Chief Bobby Bold Eagle
Rufus R Jones beat Ben Deleon
Paul Christy beat Juan Valez

12/7/80 Minneapolis TV
Jerry Blackwell beat Chuck Greenlee
Tito Santana beat Tony Leone
Jesse Ventura & Adrian Adonis beat Kenny Jay & Sonny Rogers
Buck Zumhofe beat Rich Motowski
John Studd beat Terry Scholl

12/7/80 Milwaukee, WI @ Auditorium
Referee Armando Rodriguez
AWA Tag Team Champions Adrian Adonis & Jesse Ventura beat The Crusher & Mad Dog Vachon when Jesse pinned Mad Dog after Jerry Blackwell's interference
Referee Larry Lisowski
John Studd dcor Dino Bravo
Referee Larry Lisowski
Jerry Blackwell beat Tito Santana via pin in 10:14 with Blackwell's feet on the ropes
Referee Larry Lisowski
Greg Gagne beat Steve Regal in 15:46
Referee Larry Lisowski
Bobby Heenan beat Buck Zumhofe via pin after using a foreign object hidden in Heenan's armpad in 10:21
Referee Larry Lisowski
George Gadaski beat Ben Deleon dq in 9:04 for DeLeon's rough tactics
att: 3,112

12/11/80 Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada @ Arena
Mad Dog Vachon (sub Angelo Mosca) beat John Studd COR
Mosca was scheduled to wrestle Studd but was attacked before the match by Studd and partner Jerry Blackwell. Mosca was too injured to wrestle and was replaced by Mad Dog Vachon.
Referee Joe Florino
Greg Gagne & the Crusher beat Adrian Adonis & Jesse Ventura to apparently win the AWA Tag Team Title but the decision was later reversed
Canadian Champion Dino Bravo beat Gene Kiniski
Jerry Blackwell beat Tito Santana
Mad Dog Vachon beat Bobby Heenan COR
Buck Zumhofe drew Steve Regal
att: 7,500
Promoter: Merv Unger

12/12/80 St. Paul, MN @ Civic Center
AWA Champion Verne Gagne beat Jerry Blackwell
Greg Gagne & Buck Zumhofe & The Crusher beat Adrian Adonis & Jesse Ventura & Bobby Heenan
John Studd beat Mad Dog Vachon
Dino Bravo beat Steve Regal
Tito Santana beat Ben Deleon
Juan Valez beat Kenny Jay

12/13/80 Omaha, NE @ Civic Auditorium
John Studd beat Mad Dog Vachon
Greg Gagne beat Adrian Adonis dq
Dino Bravo beat Pat O'Connor
Chris Markoff beat Evan Johnson
Steve Regal beat Billy Howard

12/13/80 Rockford, IL @ Boylan High School
Lights Out Match
The Crusher beat Jerry Blackwell
Tito Santana beat Jesse Ventura
Bobby Heenan fought Buck Zumhofe to a Double DQ
Juan Valez beat El Bracero
Spike Huber beat Ben Deleon

12/14/80 Minneapolis TV
Dino Bravo beat Hollywood Nelson
John Studd beat Ben Deleon
The Crusher beat Blackie Guzman
Greg Gagne & Juan Valez beat Adrian Adonis & Jesse Ventura dq
Buck Zumhofe beat Frankie Russo

12/14/80 Glencoe, MN
Mad Dog Vachon vs Jesse Ventura
Dino Bravo vs Jerry Blackwell
Buck Zumhofe vs Steve Regal
Kenny Jay vs Bobby Heenan
Evan Johnson vs George Gadaski

12/15/80 Sioux City, IA
Greg Gagne & the Crusher vs AWA Tag Team Champions Adrian Adonis & Jesse Ventura

12/18/80 Hurley, MI @ J.E. Murphy High School Gymnasium
AWA Tag Team Champions Adrian Adonis & Jesse Ventura vs Greg Gagne & Tito Santana

12/21/80 Minneapolis TV
Steve Regal beat Kenny Jay
Jerry Blackwell beat Caesar Pabon
Dino Bravo beat Ben Hernandez
John Studd beat Armando Rodriguez

12/25/80 Minneapolis, MN
Mad Dog Vachon beat John Studd
Posedown
The Crusher beat Jesse Ventura
Bobby Heenan & Nick Bockwinkel beat Buck Zumhofe & Super Destroyer Mark II
Dino Bravo beat Adrian Adonis
Billy Robinson beat Steve Regal
Tito Santana beat Chris Markoff

12/26/80 Denver, CO @ Auditorium Arena
Winner to wrestle AWA Champion on a future card
Nick Bockwinkel beat Wahoo McDaniel dq in 18:07
Texas Death Match
Greg Gagne beat Adrian Adonis COR in 11:00
Tito Santana & Billy Robinson beat Tully Blanchard & Steve Regal in 18:50
Scott Casey drew Juan Velez
Att: 6,013

12/26/80 Green Bay, WI @ Brown County Veteran’s Memorial Arena
Referee Ben DeLeon
The Crusher & Dino Bravo beat Jerry Blackwell & John Studd dq in 37:06 when Studd rammed Bravo's head into the ring post
Algerian Death Match, (no DQ; both men wear black hoods), Referee Larry Lisowski
Mad Dog Vachon beat Jesse Ventura via pin in 19:10
Referee Ben DeLeon
Brad Rheingans beat George Gadaski via pin in 12:27
Referee Larry Lisowski
Bobby Heenan dcor Buck Zumhofe in 4:05
att: 2,939

12/27/80 Janesville, WI
Nick Bockwinkel beat Tito Santana
The Crusher & Mad Dog Vachon beat Jerry Blackwell & John Studd dq
Steve Regal beat Ben DeLeon
Bobby Heenan beat Buck Zumhofe

12/27/80 Lincoln, NE @ Persching Auditorium
AWA Tag Team Champions Adrian Adonis & Jesse Ventura vs Greg Gagne & Dino Bravo
Billy Robinson vs Pat O'Connor
Jean Antone vs Sandy Partlow
Evan Johnson vs Brad Rheingans

12/28/80 Minneapolis TV
Jesse Ventura beat Armando Rodriguez
Dino Bravo beat Fred Torres
Adrian Adonis beat Caesar Pabon
Tito Santana beat Pete Carlos
Steve Regal drew Juan Valez

12/28/80 Milwaukee, WI @ Auditorium
Referee George Gadaski
Dick the Bruiser & The Crusher & Mad Dog Vachon beat Jerry Blackwell & Adrian Adonis & Jesse Ventura when Crusher beat Ventura in 18:04
Referee Larry Lisowski
Nick Bockwinkel beat Dino Bravo via pin in 15:05 by holding the top rope for leverage
Referee Larry Lisowski
Tito Santana beat John Studd dq in 14:48 when Studd jumped off the top rope
Referee George Gadaski
Bobby Heenan (sub Steve Regal) beat Buck Zumhofe via pin in 13:17
Referee Larry Lisowski
Steve Regal (sub Bobby Heenan) drew Juan Valez 15:00
att: 4,468

12/30/80 New Ulm,  MN
Buck Zumhofe & Mad Dog Vachon vs Bobby Heenan & Nick Bockwinkel
Jerry Blackwell vs Billy Robinson
John Studd vs Tito Santana
Steve Regal vs Brad Rheingans

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