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 Posted: Mon Sep 5th, 2022 09:34 pm
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9/1/77                   Ogdensburg, NY @ OFA Golden Dome-8:30pm

Edouard Carpentier & Andre the Giant vs. Gilles (The Fish) Poisson & Otto Von Heller
Gino Brito vs. Pretty Boy Anthony
Tarzan (The Boot) Tyler vs. Dominic DeNucci
Raymond Rougeau vs. Del Skinner

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9/1/77                   Ogdensburg, NY @ OFA Golden Dome-8:30pm

Edouard Carpentier & Andre the Giant vs. Gilles (The Fish) Poisson & Otto Von Heller
Gino Brito vs. Pretty Boy Anthony
Tarzan (The Boot) Tyler vs. Dominic DeNucci
Raymond Rougeau vs. Del Skinner

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Date: August 19, 1970
Place: Castellon de la Plana, Spain
Arena: Plaza de toros de Castellon (seating capacity: 13,000)
Attendance: Full (is how the newspaper described it)
1. Nino Pizarro def. Linde Caulder (in the 4th round)
2. Willy Roy def. Roger Green (in the 4th round)
3. Jean Ferre drew Hercules Cortez (20:00)
4. Modesto Aledo & Pedro Cabrera def. Chato Pastor & Angel Parra via disqualification

Date: August 20, 1970
Place: Zaragoza, Spain
Arena: Gimnasio Polideportivo
1. Jose Catarecha vs. Roger Green
2. Juan Bengoechea vs. El Escorpion
3. Jean Ferre vs. Pedro Bengoechea
4. Jesus Chausson & Modesto Aledo vs. Los Halcones de Oro
= Andre was billed as the champion of France. The promoter of the shows in Zaragoza in 1970 and 1971 was Luis Bamala.

Date: August 21, 1970
Place: Valencia, Spain
Arena: Plaza de toros de Valencia (seating capacity: 12,884)
1. Rafael Blasco vs. Paco Ramirez
2. Modesto Aledo & Pedro Cabrera vs. Roger Green & Ted Heath
3. Chato Pastor vs. Alberic d'Ericourt (Le Petit Prince)
4. Hercules Cortez vs. Billy White Wolf (Adnan Al-Kaissie)
5. Jean Ferre vs. Juan Botana

Date: August 22, 1970
Place: Madrid, Spain
Arena: Campo del Gas (an open-air stadium, not sure of the capacity)
Attendance: the biggest crowd in the history of the stadium
World Heavyweight Title: Hercules Cortez (c) def. Jean Ferre to retain his title (20 minutes)
= I know Cortez retained, but I don't know whether it was a clean pinfall or some screwy finish. I don't know what other matches were on the card either. The promoter was Luis Bamala.

Date: August 26, 1970
Place: Cartagena, Spain
Arena: Plaza de toros de Cartagena (seating capacity: 8-10,000)
Jean Ferre vs. Juan Botana
= I don't know what other matches were on the card. One of the wrestlers on the card was Pedro Cabrera. A newspaper from the local press said Pedro and Andre were good friends and while in Spain Pedro would interpret for Andre. In an interview with the same newspaper Andre said he had a girlfriend, her name was Veronique, and she was 1.70m tall (5'8").

Date: August 27, 1970
Place: Zaragoza, Spain
Arena: Gimnasio Polideportivo
1. Matias Mor vs. Pamplona
2. Julian Pizarro vs. Jose Catarecha
3. Jean Ferre vs. Hercules Cortez
4. No Time Limit: Jesus Chausson & Modesto Aledo vs. Los Halcones de Oro

Date: September 2, 1970
Place: Castellon de la Plana, Spain
Arena: Plaza de toros de Castellon (seating capacity: 13,000)
Attendance: Great (is how the newspaper described it)
1. Willy Roy def. Alvaro (in the 4th round)
2. Julian Pizarro def. Bob Taylor
3. Modesto Aledo def. Gass Doukhan (in the 3rd round)
4. Walter Bordes def. Anton Tejero
5. Hercules Cortez def. Jean Ferre via disqualification

Date: September 3, 1970
Place: Murcia, Spain
Arena: Plaza de toros de Murcia (seating capacity: 15,000)
1. Modesto Aledo & Nino Pizarro vs. Anton Tejero & Paco Ramirez
2. Pedro Cabrera vs. Medina
3. Walter Bordes vs. Chato Pastor
4. Jean Ferre vs. Hercules Cortez
= Originally Andre was supposed to face Billy White Wolf (Adnan Al-Kaissie), but a day before the show was to take place Cortez replaced him as the advertised opponent. In an interview with a local newspaper Andre said he's thinking about going into pro boxing and mentioned he had been doing boxing training for the past six months.

Date: August 19, 1971
Place: Zaragoza, Spain
Arena: Plaza de Toros de Zaragoza (seating capacity: 10,072)
1. Pedro Catarecha vs. Bob Taylor
2. Stan Kovalic vs. Bruno Ledez
3. Jesus Chausson & Franz Van Buyten vs. Los Halcones de Oro
4. Jean Ferre vs. Juan Botana

Date: August 21, 1971
Place: Madrid, Spain
Arena: Campo del Gas
Jean Ferre vs. Carlos Rocha
= Jesus Chausson, Jacky Wiecz, Walter Bordes, Paco Ramirez and Los Halcones de Oro were some of the other wrestlers on the card.

Date: August 26, 1971
Place: Zaragoza, Spain
Arena: Plaza de Toros de Zaragoza (seating capacity: 10,072)
1. Pamplona vs. Fernando
2. Spanish Lightweight Title: Pedro Cabrera (c) vs. Jose Antonio Feo
3. Jean Ferre vs. Felix Lamban
4. Jesus Chausson & Franz Van Buyten vs. Los Halcones de Oro

Date: September 12, 1971
Place: Murcia, Spain
Arena: Plaza de toros de Murcia (seating capacity: 15,000)
1. European Middleweight Title: Nino Pizarro def. Bernard Clard (c) to become the new champion
2. Battle Royal with Jean Ferre, Modesto Aledo, Franz Van Buyten, Rafael Blasco, Antonio Montoro, Willy Roy, Julian Pizarro & Matias Mor
3. Jean Ferre & Modesto Aledo def. Franz Van Buyten & Rafael Blasco
= The order of elimination in the battle royal determined who would face who in a tag team match. The tag match ended up being Andre & Aledo vs. Van Buyten & Blasco. The winning team was to receive 25,000 Spanish pesetas.
Results from Phil Lions at WCMB.

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2/6/76       Oakland, CA @ Oakland Auditorium-8:30pm

Handicap 2 vs. 3: Andre the Giant & Pedro Morales & Masked Invader, Mr. Saito & Bobby Jaggers
Reno Tuufuli vs. Great Fuji
The Alaskan & Don Muraco vs. Pepe Lopez & Frank Hester



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