Monday, January 16, 2017

Jimmy Snuka Dies

Jimmy Snuka has passed away dein cancer at the age of 73.

 Over the years, Snuka had notable feuds with Bob Backlund, Roddy Piper and others. He was especially known for a high flying finisher off the top rope.


Friday, January 13, 2017

Milkman In Poor Health

Jake The Milkman, who was seen on televised tape and when Gagne tried his failed bids at doing shows in Az many years ago, is said to be very sick. The people of this blog wish him a fast recovery.

The Milkman was a "carpenter" for the AWA, specializing in creative ways to lsoe and make his opponent look good, hence "building his opponent" up.

Friday, December 23, 2016

Gran BK



Okay, here is an oddball name for you, but it must make it easy when signing autographs.BK is a wrestler from Guatemala, active in Guatemala City and in the southern portion of Mexico, whee he appears on a rgeular basis. Sometimes jeered. sometimes cheered, but always exciting, this wrestler with the short name has seen action in South America as well, with it is assumed, more contracts to follow 

There is talk of bringing Gran BK into Arizona, along with a number of other wrestlers from his area if immigration details can be worked out. 

Dale Pierce Books Helping Hospital Charities

Dale Pierce books are available on a limited basis now at the Providence Hospital Charity Book Store on site at this hospital in Olympia, Washington, for a given donation.

Wretsling In Akron, normally $22, is to be found there. This book offers a complete history of Ohio wrestling from carnival days ro rhe present, with many previously unseen photos of Sheik, Funk, Gold Dust, Fargo, Zoltan, Von Hess, Brooks, Schmidt, Thesz and more. Also available are The Last Bell Call, MEWL, And The Crowd Goes Wild, The History of Az. Wrestling In Results  and Play Me The Song Of Death, for any donation. This bargain is available  on site at the book shop and not via mail order.

Discounts for Wrestling in Akron may be found on Amazon. The other ooks may be ordered by doing a search bia title at http://www.lulu.com


Bert Prentice In Tn.




 Older fans ,might remember Bert  for his run as a foppish manage rin Phoenix in the early 1980s, under the name of Christopher Henderson, where he managed John Roinger, Golden Henderson and some others.

Prentice is still active today as a promoter, living in Nashville and running several indy shows per year.

Mocho Cota Dies

Manuel "Mocho" Cota has passed away this December.

This wrestler enjoyed a long career in Mexico as a rudo or master villain. He was seen regularly in Arizona in the 1980s thanks to the Galavision tv show and booked on occasional spot shows. He also saw bookings in South America and Japan.

Manuel wrestled well as a singles competitor, but teamed with many other top heels from his era, including La Fiera, Herodes, Sangre Chicana, Pirata Morgan and Dandy. In recent years, he trained a number of top luchadores including Lord Drako, presently active in Phoenix.

Friday, December 16, 2016

Tucson

1. "The Man That Never Misses" Shot Saxon​ and MADA​ (with ZEEK the Ronin​) battled to a 10 minute time limit draw. After the match Saxon hit MADA with his "Ode to Shawn" superkick


 2. "The Rebel Scum" Chris Syndel​ over Castro by pinfall


 3. "CWfA Superstar" Johnny Saovi​ over "Tucson Original" Dexter Dixon​ by pinfall in seconds after attacking Dixon before the match started. Returning Rebellion Pro co-owner Roman Alexander​ and Ed "The American" Knight​ came to aid the fallen Original when Saovi continued his attack after the bell

 l4. Adan Reyes​ over "The Smooth Criminal" Tyrone Cabrone​ by pinfall


 5. Nic Novik over Jeff Orcut​ by pinfall

December 10, 2017 - Tucson, AZ at Midtown Bar & Grill​



 Rebellion Pro returns to Midtown Bar & Grill on Saturday night, January 7th at 7PM for a night of all out action that will be taped for Rebellion Pro's upcoming iTV show RIOT TV. Check out the event page for more details and news on the matches signed for this big event: https://www.facebook.com/events/594108387463586/