AWA Mid West card Detroit 9-14-83. Champs crowned.
AWA Mid-West Championship Wrestling
Cobo Arena in Detroit, Michigan
Saturday, September 14, 1983
1. Single Match. MIke Stallings drew Tommy Wright. (15:00).
2. Single Match. 'Irish' Pat Barrett rolled up Frank Savage for the win. (12:01).
3. Single Match. Vic Rossentani pinned Ted Heath with a kick to the head. (8:59).
4. Four Man Tag Team Match. 'Big' Bill Dromo & Mr. Wrestling (Gordon Nelson) stopped the Bounty Hunters (David & Jerry Novak) when Mr. Wrestling sleepered David Novak. (11:45).
5. Special Match. The Shiek used a foreign object to bloody Haystacks Calhoun and forced referee Jerry Usher to stop the match when Haystacks was unable to continue. (3:33).
6. AWA Mid-West Tag Team Elimination Championship Match. Steven Littlebear & Tom Shaft defeated The Von Steigers w/mgr. 'Gentleman' Saul Weingeroff for the tag belts. (16:56). The heels had the match their way until Shaft viciously head butted both Steigers with Kurt colliding with Weingeroff on the ring apron and falling to the floor while Jack Howe made the 1-2-3 count.
7. AWA Mid-West Heavyweight Elmination Championship Match. The Stomper John Quinn by count out over 'Bruiser' Brody to win the heavyweight belt. (9:33). Brutal match. Near the 8-minute mark, the Shiek came ringside and taunted Brody. "Bruiser' lost it and went to the ring floor and brawled with the Shiek back to the dressing room.
Re: AWA Mid West card Detroit 9-14-83. Champs crowned.
Well, I was one for two. Figured Quinn would win but I was surprised the Von Steigers lost. Great to see Gordon Nelson in action here. If I was a fan in the arena, seeing Calhoun brutalized like that would have disturbed me.