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When did Brunzell first team with Greg Gagne?

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First bout I have them teaming together was on TV.

5/4/74 Minneapolis TV
Superstar Billy Graham beat Chi Chi Rosario
Baron Von Raschke beat Tom DeMarco
Greg Gagne & Jim Brunzell beat Bill Howard & Joe Guzman
Larry Hennig beat George Gadaski
Bull Bullinski beat Pancho Vasquez

After a few more weeks of TV bouts, they debuted as a team on the road.

5/22/74 Duluth, MN @ Arena
Indian Strap Match
Wahoo McDaniel beat Buddy Wolff
Geoff Portz beat Superstar Billy Graham dq after Graham rammed Geoff's head into the ring post
Greg Gagne & Jim Brunzell beat Larry Hennig & Paul Perschmann
Larry Heiniemi beat Bull Bullinski via pin

5/29/74 Fargo, ND @ Civic Auditorium
Strap Match
Wahoo McDaniel vs Buddy Wolff
Greg Gagne & Jim Brunzell vs Baron Von Raschke & Horst Hoffman
Ivan Putski vs Larry Heiniemi
Larry Hennig beat Bull Bullinski

6/6/74 Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada @ Arena
Indian Strap Match with Buddy Wolff strapped to Ivan Putski outside the ring
Wahoo McDaniel beat Larry Heinemi
Ivan Putski beat Superstar Billy Graham dq
Ray Stevens beat Gene Kiniski dq
Greg Gagne & Jim Brunzell beat Paul Pershmann & Buddy Wolff 2/3
1. Buddy Wolff won 1st fall
2. Gagne & Brunzell won 2nd fall
3. Gagne & Brunzell won 3rd fall
Baron Von Raschke beat Geoff Portz by submission with a claw hold
Horst Hoffman beat Bull Bullinski by submission with a claw hold
Mike Snyder beat Bobby Jones 12:00

6/8/74 St Paul, MN @ Auditorium
Ivan Putski beat Superstar Billy Graham dq
AWA Tag Team Champions Nick Bockwinkel & Ray Stevens beat Wahoo McDaniel & Dick Murdoch 2/3
Greg Gagne & Jim Brunzell beat Larry Hennig & Paul Perschmann
Baron Von Raschke beat Bull Bullinski
Horst Hoffman beat Billy Howard via pin
Geoff Portz beat Caesar Pavlon via pin
att: 9,000+ SRO

6/12/74 Denver, CO @ Auditorium Arena
10th Anniversary Show
Steel Cage Match, Special Referee: George Gadaski
Nick Bockwinkel & Ray Stevens beat The Crusher & Wahoo McDaniel to regain the AWA Tag Team Title when Stevens pinned McDaniel in 16:12
Ivan Putski beat Superstar Billy Graham dq in 7:19 when Baron Von Raschke interfered and pounded Putski
Greg Gagne & Jim Brunzell beat Larry Heiniemi & Buddy Wolff 2/3
1. Wolff beat Brunzell in 11:22
2. Heiniemi & Wolff were dq'ed at 3:13 for tossing Gagne over the top rope
3. Brunzell pinned Wolff in 5:32
Baron Von Raschke beat Geoff Portz in 21:59
Kay Noble (sub Cora Combs) beat Vivian Vachon via pin in 12:14
Larry Hennig beat Paul Perschmann via pin in 8:00
att: 7,206
Note: Crusher & Wahoo were billed as the AWA Tag Team Champions by two different newspapers going into this match. Both papers reported Bockwinkel & Stevens regained the AWA Tag Team Title from Crusher & Wahoo




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Thanks Claw, do you know when they started using the High Flyers name?



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