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References to the following individuals and organizations are made throughout this section: Aaron Newman; Abdullah the Butcher;
Adrian Adonis; the Alaskan; Andre the Giant; Arn Anderson; the Barbarian; Barry Windham; the Big O (06); Bill Berger; Bill Irwin; Billy
Graham; Black Bart; Blackjack Mulligan; Bob Backlund; Bob Orton, Jr.; Bob Roop; Brett Sawyer; Brian Adidas; Brian O'Riley; Buddy
Landel; Buzz Sawyer; Buzz Tyler; Chick Donovan; the Concrete Cowboy; the Coyote; Davey G; Davey O'Hannon; David Sammartino; David
Shults; Denny Brown; Desiree Peterson; Devil Blue; Dick Murdoch; Dick Slater; the Dirty White Boys; Dominic Denucci; Don Kernodle;
Dory Funk, Jr.; Doug Somers; Doug Vines; Dusty Rhodes; the Eagle; the Fabulous Ones; Frank Lang; Fred Ward; the Freebirds (02);
Gene Anderson; George Welles; Greg Valentine; Hillbilly Jim; the Hollywood Blonds (02); the Iron Sheik; the Italian Stallion; Ivan Koloff; J.
J. Dillon; Jack Brisco; Jay Strongbow; Jerry Brisco; Jerry Oates; Jim Neidhart; Jimmy Jackson; Jimmy Snuka; Jimmy Valiant; Joe Palardy;
Joel Deaton; John Studd; John Tatum; Johnny Weaver; the Junkyard Dog; Kareem Muhammad; Keith Larsen; Ken Jugan; Ken Patera;
Krusher Khrushchev; Larry Zbyszko; Len Denton; Leopard Man; Les Thornton; the Long Riders; Luis Martinez; Magnum T.A.; Manny
Fernandez (01); Manuel Soto; Mark Fleming; Michael Hayes; Mike Davis (02); Mike Rotundo; Mr. Saito; Mr. Wrestling #2 (01); Nick Busick;
Nikita Koloff; Nikolai Volkoff; Ole Anderson; Otto Von Mark; Ox Baker; Paul Diamond; Paul Orndorff; Peggy Lee; Pete Sanchez; Pez
Whatley; Randy Rose; Rene Goulet; Rex (01); Ric Flair; Rick Martel; Rick McGraw; Ricky Steamboat; Rip Rogers; the Rock & Roll RPMs;
Rocky Jones; Roddy Piper; Ron Bass; Ron Garvin; Ron Ritchie; Ron Slinker; Ron Starr; S.D. Jones; Sam Houston; Scott Irwin; Sean
O'Riley; Sergeant Slaughter; Spot; Stan Lane; Steve Casey (02); Steve Keirn; Steve King; the Super Assassin; the Super Destroyer (01);
Ted Oates; the Terminators; Terry Gibbs; Terry Gordy; Thunderbolt Patterson; Tito Santana; Tom Brody; Tom Zenk; Tommy Lane; Tommy
Rich; Tommy Rogers; Tony Anthony; Tony Atlas; Tully Blanchard; Vern Henderson; Vince McMahon; Wahoo McDaniel.

January 1, 1985 (Tuesday) – Atlanta, GA – Omni Coliseum [P] (Ole Anderson – Promoter / Championship Wrestling from Georgia)
> Tommy Rogers and the Italian Stallion went to a draw > Len Denton over Jerry Oates > Brian Adidas over Chick Donovan > Ron Ritchie
over Ox Baker by disqualification > Ron Slinker over Bob Roop by disqualification > Tag Team Battle Royal: the Long Riders (Scott Irwin &
Bill Irwin) (Winners); Manny Fernandez (01) & Dusty Rhodes, the Dirty White Boys (Len Denton & Tony Anthony), the Fabulous Ones
(Steve Keirn & Stan Lane), Tully Blanchard & Bob Roop, the Hollywood Blonds (02) (Ted Oates & Rip Rogers), and Tommy Rich &
Michael Hayes also participated > Ole Anderson & Thunderbolt Patterson over the Terminators (members involved are unknown to us at
this time) > Tommy Rich & Abdullah the Butcher over the Long Riders (Scott Irwin & Bill Irwin) > National Heavyweight Title Match: Ron
Garvin* over Ox Baker / Notes: It was reported that the purse for the battle royal was $50,000. Baker substituted for Wahoo McDaniel in
the match against Garvin.

January 11, 1985 (Friday) – Atlanta, GA – Omni Coliseum (Vince McMahon – Promoter / World Wrestling Federation) > Mr. Wrestling
#2 (01) over Terry Gibbs > Barry Windham over Rex (01) > Mike Rotundo over Rene Goulet > Nikolai Volkoff over S.D. Jones > Texas
Death Match: Blackjack Mulligan over the Iron Sheik > Tito Santana over Greg Valentine by countout > John Studd & Ken Patera over
Andre the Giant & the Junkyard Dog by disqualification

January 11, 1985 (Friday) – Cleveland, OH (Ole Anderson – Promoter / Championship Wrestling from Georgia) > the Italian Stallion
over Chick Donovan > Ron Ritchie & Brian Adidas over the Hollywood Blonds (02) (Ted Oates & Rip Rogers) > Tommy Rich over Bob
Roop > Ron Garvin over Wahoo McDaniel by countout > National Tag Team Title Match: Ole Anderson & Thunderbolt Patterson over the
Long Riders (Scott Irwin & Bill Irwin) to win the title > Tag Team Battle Royal: Ron Garvin & Tommy Rich (Winners) / Notes: It is unclear as
to the reason for the battle royal.

January 12, 1985 (Saturday) – Columbus, OH (Ole Anderson – Promoter / Championship Wrestling from Georgia) > the Italian
Stallion over Chick Donovan > the Hollywood Blonds (02) (Ted Oates & Rip Rogers) over Brian Adidas & Ron Ritchie > Ron Garvin over
Ox Baker > Tommy Rich over Bob Roop > Ole Anderson & Thunderbolt Patterson over the Long Riders (Scott Irwin & Bill Irwin) > Tag
Team Battle Royal: Brian Adidas & Ron Ritchie (Winners) / Notes: It is unclear as to the reason for the battle royal.

January 17, 1985 (Thursday) – Pittsburgh, PA (Ole Anderson – Promoter / Championship Wrestling from Georgia) > Magnum T.A.
over Kareem Muhammad > Dusty Rhodes over Joel Deaton > Billy Graham over Mike Davis (02) > Ric Flair over Tommy Rich > Ron
Garvin and Tully Blanchard went to a draw > Dick Slater over Ken Jugan > Don Kernodle & Manny Fernandez (01) over Ivan Koloff & Nikita
Koloff

January 29, 1985 (Tuesday) – Saginaw, MI (Ole Anderson – Promoter / Championship Wrestling from Georgia) > the Italian Stallion
over Doug Somers > Ron Ritchie & Brian Adidas over the Hollywood Blonds (02) (Ted Oates & Rip Rogers) > Ron Garvin over Ox Baker >
Tommy Rich over Bob Roop by disqualification > Ole Anderson & Thunderbolt Patterson versus Scott Irwin & Kareem Muhammad ended
in a no contest

February 3, 1985 (Sunday) – Atlanta, GA – Omni Coliseum (Vince McMahon – Promoter / World Wrestling Federation) > Les
Thornton over Rick McGraw > Mr. Wrestling #2 (01) over Spot > Tony Atlas over Rex (01) > David Sammartino over David Shults > Paul
Orndorff over George Welles > Roddy Piper over Tito Santana by countout > John Studd and Andre the Giant went to a draw > Adrian
Adonis & Dick Murdoch over Jack Brisco & Jerry Brisco

February 3, 1985 (Sunday) – Savannah, GA – Savannah Civic Center (Aaron Newman – Promoter / Jim Crockett Promotions) > the
Coyote over Frank Lang > Denny Brown over Sam Houston > Tully Blanchard and Magnum T.A. went to a draw > Ric Flair over Wahoo
McDaniel

February 5, 1985 (Tuesday) – Philadelphia, PA (Ole Anderson – Promoter / Championship Wrestling from Georgia) > Magnum T.A.
over the Super Destroyer (01) > Dick Slater over Joel Deaton > Billy Graham over Brian Adidas > Ole Anderson & Thunderbolt Patterson
over the Hollywood Blonds (02) (Ted Oates & Rip Rogers) > Tully Blanchard over Manny Fernandez (01) > Ric Flair over Ricky Steamboat
> Ron Garvin versus Wahoo McDaniel ended in a no contest > Bob Backlund & Dusty Rhodes over Ron Bass & Black Bart

February 6, 1985 (Wednesday) – Clarksburg, WV (Ole Anderson – Promoter / Championship Wrestling from Georgia) > Mike Davis
(02) over Doug Somers > the Italian Stallion over Kareem Muhammad by disqualification > the Rock & Roll RPMs (Mike Davis (02) &
Tommy Lane) over Rip Rogers & Chick Donovan > Ron Garvin versus Ron Starr ended in a no contest > Ole Anderson & Thunderbolt
Patterson over Scott Irwin & Doug Somers > Tommy Rich over Bob Roop

February 13, 1985 (Wednesday) – Altoona, PA (Ole Anderson – Promoter / Championship Wrestling from Georgia) > Sergeant
Slaughter over Ron Bass > Bob Backlund over Ivan Koloff by disqualification > J.J. Dillon over Sam Houston > Johnny Weaver over Doug
Vines > Billy Graham over Steve Casey (02) > Larry Zbyszko & Rocky Jones over Joel Deaton & the Super Destroyer (01)

February 16, 1985 (Saturday) – Baltimore, MD (Ole Anderson – Promoter / Championship Wrestling from Georgia) > Ole Anderson
versus Wahoo McDaniel ended in a no contest > Ric Flair over Sergeant Slaughter by disqualification > Magnum T.A. over Doug Vines >
Denny Brown over Keith Larsen > Jimmy Valiant & Bob Backlund over Billy Graham & the Barbarian by disqualification > Dick Slater over
Dory Funk, Jr. > Manny Fernandez (01) & Dusty Rhodes over Ivan Koloff & Nikita Koloff

February 20, 1985 (Wednesday) – Pittsburgh, PA (Ole Anderson – Promoter / Championship Wrestling from Georgia) > the Barbarian
over Sean O’Riley > Dick Slater over Leopard Man > J.J. Dillon over Brian O’Riley > Magnum T.A. over Davey G > Ron Bass and
Buzz Tyler went to a draw > Manny Fernandez (01) & Dusty Rhodes over Ivan Koloff & Nikita Koloff > Bob Backlund over Black Bart >
Wahoo McDaniel over Ricky Steamboat

February 24, 1985 (Sunday) – Atlanta, GA – Omni Coliseum (Vince McMahon – Promoter / World Wrestling Federation) > Les
Thornton over Rene Goulet > David Sammartino over Spot > Jay Strongbow & Mr. Wrestling #2 (01) over Nikolai Volkoff & the Iron Sheik
by disqualification > Women’s Match: Desiree Peterson over Peggy Lee > Jimmy Snuka & the Junkyard Dog over Roddy Piper & Bob
Orton, Jr., by disqualification > Jim Neidhart over S.D. Jones > Inter-Continental Heavyweight Title Match: Greg Valentine* over Tony Atlas
> Hillbilly Jim over Rex (01)

February 24, 1985 (Sunday) – Washington, DC (Ole Anderson – Promoter / Championship Wrestling from Georgia) > Manny
Fernandez (01) over Mark Fleming > Dory Funk, Jr., over Keith Larsen > Magnum T.A. over J.J. Dillon > Wahoo McDaniel over Ricky
Steamboat > Dick Slater and Tully Blanchard went to a draw > Jimmy Valiant & Dusty Rhodes over Ron Bass & Black Bart > Bob
Backlund over Ivan Koloff by disqualification

February 24, 1985 (Sunday) – Marietta, GA (Ole Anderson – Promoter / Championship Wrestling from Georgia) > Tommy Lane over
the Big O (06) > Mike Davis (02) over Chick Donovan > Mike Davis (02) over Doug Somers > Bob Roop & Ron Starr over Ron Garvin & the
Italian Stallion > Ole Anderson over Scott Irwin > Tommy Rich over Rip Rogers

February 26, 1985 (Tuesday) – Altoona, PA (Ole Anderson – Promoter / Championship Wrestling from Georgia) > Ron Garvin over
Ron Starr > Billy Graham over the Eagle > Magnum T.A. over Bob Roop > John Tatum and the Eagle went to a draw > Bob Backlund over
Ron Bass

February 28, 1985 (Thursday) – Philadelphia, PA (Ole Anderson – Promoter / Championship Wrestling from Georgia) > Buzz Tyler
and the Concrete Cowboy went to a draw > Billy Graham over the Eagle > Magnum T.A. over John Tatum > Ricky Steamboat & Manny
Fernandez (01) and Ivan Koloff & Black Bart went to a draw > Dusty Rhodes over Tully Blanchard > Ric Flair over Sergeant Slaughter by
disqualification > Wahoo McDaniel over Dick Slater > Bob Backlund over Ron Bass

March 3, 1985 (Sunday) – Macon, GA (Fred Ward – Promoter / Championship Wrestling from Georgia) > Paul Diamond over Chick
Donovan > Doug Somers over Tom Brody > Devil Blue over Joe Palardy > Doug Somers & Chick Donovan over the Rock & Roll RPMs
(Mike Davis (02) & Tommy Lane) > Texas Death Match: Ron Starr over Ron Garvin

March 3, 1985 (Sunday) – Atlanta, GA [P] (Ole Anderson – Promoter / Championship Wrestling from Georgia) > Devil Blue over Joe
Palardy > the Italian Stallion over Vern Henderson > Rip Rogers over Paul Diamond > the Rock & Roll RPMs (Mike Davis (02) & Tommy
Lane) over Doug Somers & Chick Donovan > Dick Slater versus Ron Starr ended in a no contest > Bunkhouse Match: Dusty Rhodes over
Bob Roop > Tommy Rich over Rip Rogers by disqualification > Ron Garvin over Ox Baker > Thunderbolt Patterson & Ole Anderson &
Gene Anderson over Scott Irwin & Ivan Koloff & Kareem Muhammad

March 5, 1985 (Tuesday) – Canton, OH (Ole Anderson – Promoter / Championship Wrestling from Georgia) > Doug Somers over
Paul Diamond > Nick Busick and Joe Palardy went to a draw > Devil Blue over Tom Brody > Randy Rose & Kareem Muhammad over
Thunderbolt Patterson & the Italian Stallion > Brass Knuckles Match (No Disqualification): Ole Anderson over Scott Irwin > Tommy Rich
over Rip Rogers by disqualification > Ron Garvin over Ron Starr

March 6, 1985 (Wednesday) – Saginaw, MI (Ole Anderson – Promoter / Championship Wrestling from Georgia) > Chick Donovan
over Paul Diamond > Doug Somers over Tom Brody > Devil Blue over Joe Palardy > Bob Roop & Kareem Muhammad versus
Thunderbolt Patterson & the Italian Stallion ended in a no contest > Ole Anderson over Scott Irwin > Tommy Rich over Rip Rogers > Ron
Garvin over Ron Starr

March 7, 1985 (Thursday) – Cleveland, OH (Ole Anderson – Promoter / Championship Wrestling from Georgia) > Doug Somers over
Paul Diamond > Chick Donovan over Joe Palardy > Bob Roop & Kareem Muhammad versus Thunderbolt Patterson & the Italian Stallion
ended in a no contest > Brass Knuckles Match (No Disqualification): Ole Anderson over Scott Irwin > Ron Garvin over Ron Starr > Tommy
Rich over Rip Rogers by disqualification

March 8, 1985 (Friday) – Wheeling, WV (Ole Anderson – Promoter / Championship Wrestling from Georgia) > Doug Somers over
Paul Diamond > Chick Donovan over Joe Palardy > Devil Blue over Tom Brody > Bob Roop & Kareem Muhammad over Thunderbolt
Patterson & the Italian Stallion > Ole Anderson over Bill Irwin by disqualification > Tommy Rich over Rip Rogers by disqualification >
Texas Death Match: Ron Garvin over Ron Starr

March 10, 1985 (Sunday) – Marietta, GA (Ole Anderson – Promoter / Championship Wrestling from Georgia) > the Italian Stallion over
Joe Palardy > Doug Somers over Paul Diamond > Randy Rose over Vern Henderson > Ron Garvin over Devil Blue > Thunderbolt
Patterson over Kareem Muhammad by countout > Ole Anderson & Gene Anderson versus Bob Roop & Scott Irwin ended in a no contest
> Tommy Rich over Rip Rogers by disqualification

March 11, 1985 (Monday) – Mount Holly, NJ (Ole Anderson – Promoter / Championship Wrestling from Georgia) > Pete Sanchez and
Davey O’Hannon went to a draw > Pez Whatley over J.J. Dillon > Billy Graham over Manuel Soto > Larry Zbyszko over Rocky Jones >
Bob Backlund over Ron Bass > Sergeant Slaughter over Ivan Koloff by countout

March 12, 1985 (Tuesday) – Allentown, PA (Ole Anderson – Promoter / Championship Wrestling from Georgia) > Manuel Soto and
Davey O’Hannon went to a draw > Pez Whatley over J.J. Dillon > Billy Graham over Steve King > Larry Zbyszko over Pete Sanchez >
Bob Backlund & Sergeant Slaughter over Ron Bass & Ivan Koloff by disqualification

March 13, 1985 (Wednesday) – Altoona, PA (Ole Anderson – Promoter / Championship Wrestling from Georgia) > Billy Graham over
Ivan Koloff > Luis Martinez over Otto Von Mark > Dominic Denucci over Bill Berger > Pez Whatley over J.J. Dillon > Bob Backlund over
Nikita Koloff by disqualification > Ron Bass and Pez Whatley went to a draw

March 14, 1985 (Thursday) – Baltimore, MD (Ole Anderson – Promoter / Championship Wrestling from Georgia) > Bob Backlund over
the Barbarian by disqualification > Tommy Rich and Tully Blanchard went to a draw > Ole Anderson & Dusty Rhodes & Sergeant
Slaughter over Krusher Khrushchev & Ivan Koloff & Nikita Koloff by disqualification > Rick Martel over Mr. Saito > the Freebirds (02)
(Michael Hayes & Terry Gordy) over the Rock & Roll RPMs (Mike Davis (02) & Tommy Lane) > Tom Zenk over the Alaskan > Billy Graham
and Manny Fernandez (01) went to a draw

March 16, 1985 (Saturday) – Columbus, GA (Fred Ward – Promoter / Championship Wrestling from Georgia) > Devil Blue over Paul
Diamond > Bob Roop & Kareem Muhammad over Thunderbolt Patterson & the Italian Stallion > Brett Sawyer over Chick Donovan > Paul
Diamond over Doug Somers > Tommy Rich over Rip Rogers by disqualification > Buzz Sawyer over Scott Irwin

March 24, 1985 (Sunday) – Atlanta, GA (Ole Anderson – Promoter / Championship Wrestling from Georgia) > Brett Sawyer over Doug
Somers > Thunderbolt Patterson over Kareem Muhammad > Ron Garvin over Ron Starr by disqualification > Magnum T.A. over Chick
Donovan > Jimmy Valiant over Bob Roop by disqualification > Ole Anderson & Gene Anderson versus Ivan Koloff & Nikita Koloff ended in
a no contest > Lights Out Match: Buzz Sawyer over Bill Irwin > Rip Rogers over Tommy Rich

March 25, 1985 (Monday) – Steubenville, OH (Ole Anderson – Promoter / Championship Wrestling from Georgia) > Tommy Lane over
Jimmy Jackson > Sam Houston over John Tatum > Denny Brown & Pez Whatley over the Rock & Roll RPMs (Mike Davis (02) & Tommy
Lane) > Jimmy Valiant over the Barbarian > Manny Fernandez (01) over Ivan Koloff

March 26, 1985 (Tuesday) – Philadelphia, PA (Ole Anderson – Promoter / Championship Wrestling from Georgia) > Buzz Tyler over
John Tatum > Buddy Landel over Sam Houston > Jimmy Valiant over the Barbarian > Denny Brown & Pez Whatley over the Rock & Roll
RPMs (Mike Davis (02) & Tommy Lane) > Tully Blanchard and Dusty Rhodes went to a draw > Manny Fernandez (01) over Arn Anderson
by disqualification > Magnum T.A. over Ivan Koloff

March 27, 1985 (Wednesday) – Altoona, PA (Ole Anderson – Promoter / Championship Wrestling from Georgia) > Jimmy Jackson
over the Super Assassin > Buddy Landel over Denny Brown > Sam Houston over John Tatum > Arn Anderson over Sam Houston > Buzz
Tyler & Pez Whatley over the Rock & Roll RPMs (Mike Davis (02) & Tommy Lane) > Manny Fernandez (01) over Ivan Koloff by
disqualification

March 28, 1985 (Thursday) – Pittsburgh, PA (Ole Anderson – Promoter / Championship Wrestling from Georgia) > Denny Brown &
Sam Houston and the Rock & Roll RPMs (Mike Davis (02) & Tommy Lane) went to a draw > Jimmy Jackson over the Super Assassin >
Magnum T.A. over Ivan Koloff > Tully Blanchard over Dusty Rhodes by disqualification > Jimmy Valiant over the Barbarian by countout >
Manny Fernandez (01) & Buzz Tyler & Pez Whatley over John Tatum & Buddy Landel & Arn Anderson

March 29, 1985 (Friday) – Saginaw, MI (Ole Anderson – Promoter / Championship Wrestling from Georgia) > Buzz Sawyer over Scott
Irwin > Tommy Rich over Tommy Rogers > Ole Anderson & Gene Anderson over Bill Irwin & Kareem Muhammad > Thunderbolt
Patterson over Bob Roop by disqualification > Ron Garvin & the Italian Stallion over Ron Starr & Devil Blue > Paul Diamond and Randy
Rose went to a draw > Brett Sawyer over Doug Somers