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 Posted: Sat Jun 7th, 2014 06:13 am
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9/1/72 Chicago, IL @ Soldier Field
AWA Champion Verne Gagne beat Ivan Koloff
Steel Cage Match, Special Referee: Jersey Joe Walcott
Dick the Bruiser & the Crusher beat Blackjack Lanza & Blackjack Mulligan

AWA Tag Team Champions Nick Bockwinkel & Ray Stevens beat Billy Robinson & Wilbur Snyder
Dusty Rhodes beat Wahoo McDaniel
Handicap Match
Andre Rousimoff beat Larry Hennig & Butcher Vachon
Baron Von Raschke beat Billy Red Cloud
Bobo Johnson beat Little Bruiser
Sailor Art Thomas beat Hans Hermann
Ramon Torres beat Angelo Poffo
Rene Goulet beat Don Muraco
att: 12,000

9/7/74 Chicago, IL @ Comiskey Park
AWA Champion Verne Gagne beat Billy Robinson COR
The Sheik & Bobby Heenan beat Dick the Bruiser & Bobo Brazil
The Crusher & Ivan Putski & Larry Hennig beat Nick Bockwinkel & Ray Stevens & Superstar Billy Graham when Hennig pinned Graham after an “Axe”
Chris Taylor beat Ox Baker dq
Pepper Gomez no contest Baron Von Raschke
Wilbur Snyder beat Sgt. Jacques Goulet
Kim Duk beat Jim Brunzell
Greg Gagne drew Buddy Wolff
Vivian Vachon beat Lucille DuPree

8/27/76 Chicago, IL @ Comiskey Park
Cage match
AWA Tag Team Champions Blackjack Lanza & Bobby Duncum beat Dick the Bruiser & the Crusher in “about 10 minutes”
AWA Champion Nick Bockwinkel ddq Andre the Giant in 20:00
Wilbur Snyder & Greg Gagne & Jim Brunzell beat Baron Von Raschke & Mad Dog Vachon & Ox Baker when Brunzell pinned Vachon in 19:20
Moose Cholak beat Buddy Wolff via pin in 8:46 after an El Squasho
Peter Maivia beat Kim Duk via pin in 14:00
Art Thomas beat Bounty Hunter I dq in 10:13 when manager Jim Kent & Bounty Hunter II interfered
Pepper Gomez beat Johnny Starr via pin with a sunset flip in 10:00
Bounty Hunter II beat Bobby Bold Eagle via pin in 11:08
Att: 12,000

The cage match in 1972 between Bruiser & Crusher vs Lanza & Mulligan was the culmination of a huge feud. It was THE feud when I was a kid. Heenan evenpked after the match. And of course there was plenty of blood.

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