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Ron Fuller had sold the Alabama portion of Continental in late 1987/Early 1988 to David Woods, son of Charles Woods who owned WTVY in Dothan that Ron used for Southeastern television tapings from 1978 - 1985. Ron and some of his Knoxville partners, I think mainly Bob Polk, started up USA in Knoxville around February or so 1988. By the summer Ron sold the Knoxville side to Woods and Continental ran East Tennessee, West Mississippi, Alabama, and Northwest Florida.

1/3/88 Montgomery, AL @ Civic Center
Moondog Spot beat Tom Prichard to win Alabama Title

1/4/88 Birmingham, AL @ Boutwell Auditorium
Robert Fuller & Jimmy Golden double countout with The Southern Boys
Wendell Cooley beat Dutch Mantel
Dirty White Boy beat The Bullet in a southern street fight match
Tom Prichard beat Jonathan Boyd by DQ
Danny Davis beat Carl Styles
Doug Furnas beat Lord Humongous by DQ
Mike Jackson beat Masked Shadow

Note:  Ranger Ross beat Moondog Spot in a factious match for Alabama title

1/11/88 Birmingham, AL @ Boutwell Auditorium
Wendell Cooley & The Southern Boys beat Robert Fuller, Jimmy Golden & Dutch Mantell in a stretcher match
The Bullet beat Dirty White Boy by DQ in a lumberjack, strap match
Lord Humongous double countout with Doug Furnas
Tom Prichard beat Jonathan Boyd by DQ
Moondog Spot beat Bucky Seigler
Danny Davis beat The Scorpion
Carl Styles beat Mike Jackson
Jonathan Boyd beat Ranger Ross to win Alabama Title

1/18/88 Birmingham, AL @ Boutwell Auditorium
The Bullet, The Southern Boys & Wendell Cooley beat Robert Fuller, Jimmy Golden, Dutch Mantell & Dirty White Boy
Doug Furnas double countout with Lord Humongous
Danny Davis beat Rick Patterson
Robert Fuller, Jimmy Golden & Dutch Mantell beat Walter Sullivan, Randy Hogan & Lyle Waggoner
Wendell Cooley beat Carl Styles
Tom Prichard beat Moondog Spot
Danny Davis draw Jonathan Boyd
Doug Furnas beat Greek Assassin

1/23/88 Knoxville, TN @ Civic Coliseum
Mink Coat tournament
1st Round
Jimmy Golden beat Steve Armstrong
Dutch Mantell beat Danny Davis
Tracy Smothers beat Robert Fuller
The Bullet beat Jonathan Boyd
Greg Cooley draw Carl Styles
Tom Prichard beat Moondog Spot
Dirty White Boy beat Wendell Cooley via forfeit
Semifinals
Jimmy Golden double DQ Tracy Smothers
The Bullet beat Dutch Mantell
Dirty White Boy beat Tom Prichard
Finals
The Bullet beat Dirty White Boy to win mink coat tournament

1/29/88 Columbus, MS @ Lavender Coliseum
The Southern Boys & Danny Davis beat Robert Fuller, Jimmy Golden & Dutch Mantel
The Bullet beat Dirty White Boy in a lumberjack match
Lord Humongous beat Doug Furnas
Tom Prichard beat Jonathan Boyd
Danny Davis beat Carl Styles

2/12/88 Knoxville, TN @ Civic Coliseum
Tom Prichard beat Jonathan Boyd
Buddy Landell beat The Starfighter
The Rock & Roll RPM’s(Tommy Lane & Mike Davis) beat Scott Armstrong & Keith Hart
Robert Fuller, Jimmy Golden & Dutch mantel beat The Southern Boys & Frankie Lancaster
Mongolian Stomper beat Danny Davis
The Bullet beat Dirty White Boy in a strap match
Doug Furnas beat Lord Humongous in a stretcher match

2/13/88 Morristown, TN @ Tallyward Building

2/15/88 Birmingham, AL @ Boutwell Auditorium
Tom Prichard beat Jonathan Boyd to win Alabama Title
Frankie Lancaster beat Lord Humongous by DQ
Robert Fuller & Jimmy Golden beat The Rock & Roll RPM’s
Dutch Mantell beat The Bullet
Scott Hall beat ??
Austin Idol beat Randy Barber
Frankie Lancaster beat ??
Jonathan Boyd beat ??
The Southern Boys beat Black Assassin & Dirty White Boy

Note:  The split from Continental Championship Wrestling into two promotions took place over the week of 2/15/88. The new group will be USA Pro Wrestling and will be based in Knoxville and run Eastern Tennessee towns like Chattanooga and Knoxville, and town in Kentucky. It will be run by Ron Fuller. They'll have the Mongolian Stomper, Ron Wright, Buddy Landell, The Rock & Roll RPMs, Hector Guerrero, Bob Armstrong, Doug Furnas, Scott Armstrong, Moondog Spot, Austin Idol, Johnny Rich and Davey Rich. Continental will continue operating in Alabama, Mississippi and will also start doing shows in Northwest Florida again. They will have Dutch Mantell, Wendell Cooley (who is out with a broken kneecap), Doug Furnas (who is also out from a concussion from a missed Space Flying Tiger Drop where Humongous didn't catch him properly and he suffered a 28-stitch wound across his face), Lord Humongous, Detroit Demolition, Downtown Bruno, Tom Prichard, Dirty White Boy, Dirty White Girl, Danny Davis, Frankie Lancaster, The Southern Boys, Scott Hall, Robert Fuller & Jimmy Golden.

2/22/88 Birmingham, AL @ Boutwell Auditorium(TV)
Frankie Lancaster vs. Tim Reed
The Southern Boys vs. Walt Sullivan & The Executioner
Tom Prichard vs. Dave Spencer
Dirty White Boy vs. Steve Atkinson
Ron Fuller announces the opening of USA Championship Wrestling in Knoxville
Doug Furnas vs. Detroit Demolition

2/23/88 Oxford, AL @ National Guard Armory

2/26/88 Columbus, MS @ Lavender Coliseum
Dirty White Boy draw Danny Davis
Detroit Demolition beat Frankie Lancaster
Tom Prichard beat Jonathan Boyd beat loser leaves town match
Lord Humongous draw Scott Hall
Scott Hall won a battle royal

2/29/88 Birmingham, AL @ Boutwell Auditorium(TV)
Tom Prichard beat Jonathan Boyd in a loser leaves town match
The Southern Boys beat Black Assassin & The Terrorist(Alan Martin)
Austin Idol beat ??
Detroit Demolition beat ??
Danny Davis beat Dutch Mantell
Detroit Demolition beat Brickhouse Brown
Tom Prichard beat Dirty White Boy by DQ
Dirty White Boy beat The Bullet in a loser leaves town match

3/5/88 Dothan, AL @ Houston County Farm Center
The Southern Boys beat Robert Fuller & Jimmy Golden to win Continental Tag Title

3/9/88 Hattiesburg, MS
Ken Wayne beat Larry Hamilton to win United States Junior Title

3/28/88 Birmingham, AL @ Fairgrounds Arena
Dirty White Boy beat Tom Prichard to win Alabama Title

3/31/88 Philadelphia, MS

4/1/88 New Brockton, AL @ Farm Center

4/10/88 Montgomery, AL @ Civic Center(TV)
Dutch Mantell vs. Red Devil
The Southern Boys vs. Detroit Demolition & D.I. Bob Carter

4/22/88 Columbus, MS @ Lavender Coliseum
Detroit Demolition(Randy Colley) beat The Grappler(Ken Massey)
D.I. Bob Carter beat Mark Young
Lord Humongous beat Danny Davis
Dirty White Boy beat Tom Prichard in a southern street fight match
Robert Fuller, Detroit Demolition & Dutch Mantell beat Wendell Cooley, Steve Armstrong & Tracy Smothers in a loser leaves town match
Danny Davis won a Cyclone stampede match

4/24/88 Montgomery, AL @ Civic Center(TV)
Note:  Promotion renamed Continental Wrestling Federation with all promotion titles declared vacant.  Territory expands into Alabama, Mississippi, Georgia, and Florida Panhandle.

Jack Curtis announces on television they are now an AWA territory and recognize Curt Hennig as their World Champion. Curtis then vacates all singles championships in CWF and announces a tournament to proclaim ONE champion in the Continental area.

Lord Humongous(Sid Vicious) vs. Wendell Cooley
Eddie Gilbert vs. The Grappler
Dutch Mantel & Detroit Demolition vs. Wendell Cooley & ??
D.I. Bob Carter vs. Mark Young
Alan Martin vs. Dutch Mantell
The Nightmares beat The Southern Boys by forfeit
Dirty White Boy vs. Mark Young

4/25/88 Birmingham, AL @ Boutwell Auditorium

4/29/88 Sturgis, MS
Dutch Mantell beat The Grappler
Lord Humongous beat Danny Davis
The Southern Boys beat Robert Fuller & Detroit Demolition
Tom Prichard beat Dirty White Boy in a southern street fight match
Danny Davis won a Cyclone stampede match

5/1/88 Montgomery, AL @ Civic Center(TV)

5/3/88 Florence, AL @ Lauderdale County Coliseum

5/6/88 Columbus, MS @ Lavender Coliseum
Steve Armstrong vs. Detroit Demolition
Tracy Smothers vs. Eddie Gilbert

5/8/88 Montgomery, AL @ Civic Center(TV)
Danny Davis vs. Ricki Nelson
The Southern Boys vs. The D.I. Bob Carter & Pvt. Pyle(aka Mark Young)
Danny Davis(sub for Ken Wayne) vs. Ricky Nelson
Tom Prichard vs. The Destroyer
The Southern Boys vs. DI Carter & Mississippi Voodoo Man
Shane Douglas & Ricki Nelson vs. Lord Humongous & Detroit Demolition
Danny Davis vs. Pvt. Pyle
Eddie Gilbert vs. Doug Gillum($10,000 Golden Challenge, Gillum is a “fan” from the audience)

5/10/88 Luverne, AL @ High School

5/11/88 Huntsville, AL @ Von Braun Civic Center
Shane Douglas beat The Grappler
Lord Humongous beat Rikki Nelson
Shane Douglas & Tracy Smothers beat Detroit Demolition & D.I. Bob Carter
Eddie Gilbert beat Danny Davis
Edward Faulk & Danny Davis beat Alan Martin & Downtown Bruno
Dutch Mantell beat Detroit Demolition
Tom Prichard beat Dirty White Boy in an I Quit match

5/12/88 Gadsden, AL @ Coliseum

5/13/88 Wausau, FL @ Possum Palace

5/15/88 Panama City, FL @ Marina Civic Center

5/17/88 Tuscumbia, AL @ Colvert County High School

5/18/88 Meridian, MS
Bulldog Brown beat Mark Young
Edward Faulk beat Alan Martin
Ken Wayne beat Rikki Nelson
Eddie Gilbert beat Danny Davis
Tracy Smothers, Mr. Olympia & Shane Douglas beat Lord Humongous, Detroit Demolition & D.I. Bob Carter by DQ
Tom Prichard beat Dirty White Boy in an I Quit match

5/19/88 Philadelphia, MS @ Choctaw Central High School

5/20/88 Columbus, MS @ Lavender Coliseum
Dirty White Boy vs. Tom Prichard in a no DQ, I Quit match
The Southern Boys vs. The Nightmares
Ed Faulk vs. Allen Martin in a back alley street brawl match
Dutch Mantell & Bob Brown vs. Lord Humongous & Detroit Demolition
Shane Douglas vs. Eddie Gilbert

5/21/88 Dothan, AL @ Houston County Farm Center

5/22/88 Montgomery, AL @ Civic Center(TV)
Mr. Olympia vs. Lee Peak
Willie B. Hert beat Pvt. Pyle
Willie B. Hert vs. D.I. Bob Carter
Shane Douglas beat Detroit Demolition
Detroit Demolition & Lord Humongous vs. Bill Kazmaier & Dutch Mantell
Dirty White Boy vs. Tom Prichard in an I Quit match
Danny Davis beat Tracy Smothers to win Continental Tag Title for The Nightmares
D.I. Bob Carter & Detroit Demolition beat The Nightmares to win Continental Tag Title
Ken Wayne vs. Ricki Nelson
Detroit Demolition & D.I. Bob Carter vs. Lee Peak & The Baron
Sika the Samoan vs. Blue Cyclone
The Southern Boys vs. Alan Martin & Pvt. Pyle

5/25/88 Chickasaw, AL @ Auditorium

5/26/88 New Site, AL @ High School

5/27/88 Parrish, AL @ Old High School

5/28/88 Dothan, AL @ Houston County Farm Center

5/29/88 Birmingham, AL @ Boutwell Auditorium

5/31/88 Moulton, AL @ Lawrence County Coliseum

6/1/88 Meridian, MS
Alan Martin beat Rikki Nelson
Mr. Olympia beat Pvt. Pyle
Willie B. Hert(Pez Whatley) beat D.I. Bob Carter
Eddie Gilbert beat Shane Douglas by DQ
Tracy Smothers & Shane Douglas double countout with The Nightmares
Tom Prichard beat Dirty White Boy in a first blood match

6/3/88 Columbus, MS @ Lavender Coliseum
The Southern Boys vs. Detroit Demolition & Lord Humongous
Allen Martin vs. Rikki Nelson
Eddie Gilbert vs. Danny Davis

6/4/88 New Brocton, AL @ Farm Center

6/5/88 Montgomery, AL @ Civic Center(TV)
Detroit Demolition & D.I. Bob Carter vs. Willie B. Hert & Jeff Jarrett
Dirty White Boy vs. Blue Cyclone
Sika the Samoan vs. Lee Peak
Eddie Gilbert vs. Mr. Olympia
Danny Davis vs. Alan Martin
Tom Prichard vs. Dirty White Boy

6/6/88 Birmingham, AL @ Fairgrounds
Rikki Nelson beat Mark Young
Mr. Olympia beat Alan Martin
Willie B. Hert & Tracy Smothers beat D.I. Bob Carter & Detroit Demolition
Ken Wayne beat Danny Davis
Tom Prichard beat Dirty White Boy
Austin Idol beat Eddie Gilbert

6/7/88 Tuscaloosa, AL @ McDonald Hughes Community Center

6/16/88 Ozark, AL
Mr. Olympia beat Eddie Gilbert by DQ

6/19/88 Montgomery, AL @ Civic Center(TV)
Tom Prichard vs. The Destroyer
Sika the Samoan vs. Les Freeman
Lord Humongous vs. Alan Martin
Austin Idol vs. Pvt. Pyle
Eddie Gilbert vs. Mr. Olympia
Lord Humongous vs. The Intruder
Danny Davis vs. Alan Martin

6/28/88 Sheffield, AL @ Sheffield Recreation Center

6/29/88 Meridian, MS @ Cochran Center
D.I. Bob Carter & Dirty White Boy vs. Tom Prichard & Willie B. Hert
Detroit Demolition vs. Lord Humongous
Ken Wayne vs. Danny Davis
Eddie Gilbert vs. Mr. Olympia in a no DQ match

Last edited on Sun May 7th, 2017 07:00 pm by dbaker3179



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