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CHAMPIONSHIP WRESTLING FROM FLORIDA

 

1/5/85

Pez Whatley vs. Randy Barber

Michael Hayes vs. Jose Medina

Int – Michael Hayes. Hayes, Buddy Roberts & Dutch Mantell brawl with Neidhart, Purple Haze & The Saint.

2-Ring Battle Royal

Chris & Mark Youngblood vs. The Raider & Mr. Crowd

Promo – PYTs and their new manager, Percival Pringle III

Video – Rick Rude

Music Video – Bang Your Head by Quiet Riot. Footage of the Missing Link in action is shown.

Int – Ric Flair

Sweet Brown Sugar vs. Terry Ellis

 

1/12/85

Sweet Brown Sugar vs. The Raider

Int - Sweet Brown Sugar

PYTs v. Mike Jackson & Sammy Hall

Promo – Michael Hayes & Buddy Roberts

Int – Brian Blair

Pez Whatley vs. Aaron Holt

Jesse Barr vs. Jimmy Ross

Video - Rick Rude

Music Video – Bang Your Head by Quiet Riot. Footage of the Missing Link in action is shown.

Youngbloods vs. Jack Hart & Mike Golden

 

1/19/85

Scott McGhee vs. Rocky King

Rick Rude arrives via lear jet in Florida.

Dutch Mantell vs. Red Raider

Int – Freebirds

Youngbloods vs. Ed Seigal & Randy Barber

Int – Jesse Barr

Int – Brian Blair

Int – Ric Flair & Jesse Barr

Ric Flair vs. Jack Hart

Int – Ric Flair & Jesse Barr

Pez Whatley vs. Mike Golden

Missing Link vs. 2 jobbers

 

1/26/85 (low sound)

Pez Whatley vs. Rick Rude (Rude pins Whatley to win the Southern Heavyweight Title)

Chris & Mark Youngblood vs. The PYTs

Int – Sweet Brown Sugar, who will be teaming with Hacksaw Butch Reed against the PYTs. Footage of Reed in action is shown.

Missing Link vs. Rocky King & Mike Allen

Brian Blair vs. Mike Golden

The Freebirds (Gordy, Hayes & Roberts) v. Jack Hart, King Cobra & Tony Darmata

Dutch Mantell vs. Jesse Barr

 

2/2/85

Mark Youngblood vs Mike Golden

Missing Link vs. Jack Hart

Norvell Austin [from the PYTs] vs. Scotty Williams

Pez Whatley vs. Mike Allen

Rick Rude vs. Dutch Mantell

Bill Irwin vs. Rocky King

 

2/9/85 

The Assassin & The Saint vs. Rock King & Scotty Williams

The Missing Link vs. Jim Powell

PYTs & Jack Hart vs. The Freebirds

Raging Bull & Boris Zukoff vs. Youngbloods

Bill Irwin v. Mike Golden

 

2/16/85

Buddy Roberts vs. Bill Snyder

Tape: The Saint & Missing Link vs. Freebirds

Koko Ware vs. Mike Golden

Bill Irwin vs. Scotty Williams

Tape: Jesse Barr vs. Brian Blair

Missing Link vs. Joshua Stroud

Pez Whatley vs. Jack Hart

Rick Rude vs. Rocky King

 

2/23/85

Youngloods vs. Red Raider & Dale Veasey

Buddy Roberts vs. Koko Ware

Rick Rude vs. Mike Golden

The Assassins desolve their partnership

Missing Link vs. Scotty Williams

Terry Gordy vs. Bill Snyder

Int – Buddy Roberts. Percy Pringle’s stable of the PYTs, Rick Rude & Missing Link runs out and brutally attacks Roberts as well as Terry Gordy whenhe tries to make the save.

Jay Youngblood vs. Red Raider

Brian Blair vs. Jack Hart (Emphasis is placed on his won loss record of 0 wins and 33 losses. Well, 34 losses now. Hart would have a much similar record later on in his career as Barry Horowitz.)

Pez Whatley vs. Dale Veasey

 

3/16/85

Jesse Barr vs. Bill Snyder

Video – Bugsy McGraw

Int – Mike Graham. The Freebirds come out and ATTACK GRAHAM!

Assassin & Missing Link vs. Rocky King & Dale Veasey

Jack Hart vs. Larry Hamilton

Brian Blair/Mike Graham/Bugsy McGraw vs. The Freebirds BRAWL TO END SHOW

 

3/23/85

Hector Guerrero vs. Dale Veasey

Mike Graham & Wahoo McDaniel vs. The Assassin & Mike Golden

The Freebirds [Roberts & Gordy] vs. Mark Ragin & Larry Hamilton

Brian Blair vs. Rick Rude

Bugsy McGraw vs. Jack Hart

 

 

3/30/85

Wahoo McDaniel, The Youngbloods vs. Dale Veasey, Bill Irwin & Jesse Barr

Freebirds vs. Mike Golden, Mark Ragin & Larry Hamilton

Hector Guerrero vs. Jack Hart

Rick Rude vs. Brian Blair (rematch from last week.)

 

4/6/85

Black Bart vs. Denny Brown

Int – Dusty Rhodes (footage of Dusty vs. Kevin Sullivan is shown. Dusty is stretchered out.)

Video – Blackjack Mulligan

Barry Windham vs. Tony Damato

Int – Superstar Billy Graham

Superstar Billy Graham vs. Mike Allen

Kevin Sullivan & Karma vs. Chief Joe Lightfoot & Mike Davis

Dusty Rhodes speaks at a local highschool

Ron Bass vs. Mike Fever

 

4/13/85

Int – Ric Flair (Mike Graham comes out and challenges the NWA World Champion)

The Youngbloods vs. Dale Veasey & Jack Hart

Rick Rude vs. Mike Golden

Bugsy McGraw & Hector McGraw vs. Bill Irwin & Missing Link

Ric Flair vs. Mike Graham

 

4/20/85

Brian Blair vs. Rick Rude (Brian Blair wins the Southern Heavyweight Title!)

Wahoo McDaniel vs. Dale Veasey

Missing Link vs. Mike Allen

Int – Blackjack Mulligan & Mike Graham (footage is shown of a steel cage match between Mike Graham vs. Michael Hayes.)

  

4/27/85

Hector Guerrero vs. Jack Hart

Wahoo McDaniel vs. Abdullah the Butcher

Int – Dory Funk Jr.

Jesse Barr & Rick Rude vs. Bugsy McGraw & Mike Golden

Wahoo McDaniel & Blackjack Mulligan vs. Bill Irwin & Terry Gordy

Mark Youngblood vs. Dale Veasey

Brian Blair vs. Missing Link

  

5/4/85 (?)

Mike Golden vs. Brian Blair

Int – Kerry Von Erich

Bugsy McGraw vs. The Marauder

Int – Rick Rude & Jesse Barr. Footage is shown of Barr & Rude winning the US Tag Team Titles from the Youngbloods.

Rick Rude & Jesse Barr vs. The Youngbloods (rematch)

Wahoo McDaniel vs. Jack Hart & Tony Damata

Int – Blackjack Mulligan & Kendall Windham

Hector Guerrero vs. Bill Irwin

 

 

5/4/85

Rick Rude & Jesse Barr vs Jay Youngblood & Dale Veasey

Bugsy Mcgraw embarrasses Percy Pringle at the interview set
The Missing Link in a handicap match
Wahoo McDaniel & Blackjack Mulligan vs. Jack Hart & The Marauder
Hector Guerrero vs. Bill Irwin

Kevin Sullivan vs. Mike Allen

 

5/11/85

Int – Ric Flair

Rip Rogers vs. Dale Veasey

Bugsy McGraw vs. Jack Hart (Missing Link runs in and attacks McGraw)

Tiger Conway vs. Mike Allen

Jesse Barr vs. Brian Blair

Int – Bill Irwin.

Tape : Bill Irwin vs Hector Guerrero

Int – Kerry Von Erich

Scott McGhee vs. Marauder & Jim Kent

 

5/18/85

Tiger Conway vs. Mike Golden

Promo – Kamala

Scott McGhee vs. Jack Hart

ay Youngblood vs. Hercules Hernandez

Wahoo McDaniel vs. Missing Link

Barry Windham vs. Kendall Windham (The Windham brothers wrestle each other in a scientific match in an empty arena.)

Abdullah the Butcher vs. The Marauder & Dale Veasey

Hector Guerrero vs. Rip Rogers

 

5/25/85

Scott McGhee vs. Michael Golden

Kamala vs. jobber 

Hercules vs. Hector Guerrero

Tiger Conway vs. Jack Hart

Wahoo McDaniel & Blackjack Mulligan vs. Leo Von Stroheim & Tony Damata

Rip Rogers vs. Tommy Wright

Bill Irwin vs. Dale Veasey

 

8/31/85

Hector Guerrero & Kendall Windham vs. Jason Walker & Tony Wonder

The Crippler & The Grappler vs. Frankie Lane & Blue Thunder

Road Warriors vs. Fabulous Ones (from an AWA program)

Jack Hart vs. Mike Jackson (HART WINS A MATCH!)

Rip Rogers vs. Coco Samoa

 

9/7/85

Chavo & Hector Guerrereo vs. The Grappler & The Crippler

Buddy Rose vs. Frankie Lane

Video: Billy Jack Haynes v. Rick Rude (Rude wins with the help of his manager Percy Pringle.)

Jack Hart vs. Dell Apollo

Int – Kendall Windham, who is the current Florida Heavyweight Champion.

Kendall Windham vs. Tony Wonder

Rick Rude vs. Coco Samoa

 

9/14/85

Billy Jack Haynes & Coco Samoa vs. Marauder & Rip Oliver

Kevin Sullivan vs. Dell Apollo

Wahoo McDaniel vs. Jack Hart

Mike Graham vs. Playboy Buddy Rose

Hector Guerrero & Frankie Lane vs. The Grappler & Tony Wonder

 

9/21/85

Billy Jack Haynes & Hector Guerrero vs. Tony Damata & Rip Oliver

Kevin Sullivan vs. Kendall Windham

Rick Rude vs. Coco Samoa

Music Video – Rock & Roll Express

Playboy Buddy Rose vs. Blue Thunder

Grappler vs. Frank Lane

 

9/28/85

Mike Graham & Kendall Windham vs. Jack Hart & Blue Thunder

Music Video - Magnum T.A.

Rick Rude vs. Wahoo McDaniel

Coco Samoa vs. Tony Damata (subbing for Buddy Rose)

Kevin Sullivan & Bob Roop vs. Del Apollo & Johnny B. Good

Tyree Pride vs. The Marauder

 

10/5/85

Koko Samoa & Del Apollo vs. Jim Backlaan & Broadway Joe

Video: Lady Maxine vs. Percy Pringle

Workout session with Rick Rude & Lex Luger

Rick Rude vs. Wahoo McDaniel (Wahoo wins the Southern Title)

Frankie Lane vs. Red Invader (subbing for Buddy Rose)

Hector Guerrero vs. The Grappler

Video: Kevin Sullivan & Bob Roop v. Mike Graham & Wahoo McDaniel (Cage match)

Kendall Windham vs Jack Hart

 

10/12/85

Hector Guerrero & Coco Samoa vs. Grappler & Enforcer

Kevin Sullivan vs. Jim Backlund (Backlund would go on to become Jimmy Del Ray of the Heavenly Bodies)

Int – Kevin Sullivan

Video: Kendall Windham & Blackjack Mulligan brawl with Kevin Sullivan & Bob Roop

Bob Roop & Kevin Sullivan vs. Wahoo McDaniel & Mike Graham (clips Steel Cage match.)

Tyree Pride vs. Jack Hart

Mike Graham vs. Red Raider

Kendall Windham accepts "Wrestler of the Month" award. (Then gets attacked by Sullivan & Roop)

 

10/19/85

Wahoo McDaniel vs. Snake Brown

Kendall Windham & Mike Graham vs. Enforcer & Grappler

Del Apollo vs. Tony Damata (subbing for Buddy Rose, who isn’t injured but has decided that he’s not going to wrestle on TV until he gets some better competition.

Rick Rude vs. Frank Lane

Int – Lex Luger, who has signed with Percy Pringle. Footage is shown of Luger in training.

Footage of Blackjack mulligan & Kendall Windham on Blackjack's ranch

Video: Wahoo McDaniel vs. Rick Rude (Sullivan hits Rude by mistake AGAIN! Wahoo wins the match and the Southern Heavyweight Title!)

Video: Kevin Sullivan & Bob Roop vs. Mike Graham & Wahoo McDaniel (Cage match, joined in progress. Rude runs in and attacks SULLIVAN!

Tyree Pride & Coco Samoa v. Cuban Assassin & Prince Iawakea (tape cuts off.)

 

10/26/85

Ric Flair vs. Wahoo McDaniel (in progress)

Kendall Windham vs. Kevin Sullivan

Lady Maxine vs. Percy Pringle (Maxine is a female wrestler, and she kicks Pringle’s butt!)

Training footage with Lex Luger

Rick Rude vs. Wahoo Mc Daniel

Int – Rick Rude, who denounces Sullivan and vows to get the Southern Heavyweight Title back from Wahoo.

Hector Guerrero vs. The Grappler

Tyree Pride & Coco Samoa vs. Cuban Assassin & Prince Iawakea (TV time runs out!)

  

11/2/85

Blackjack Mulligan, Barry & Kendall Windham vs. Kevin Sullivan, Bob Roop & Purple Haze

Tape: Lex Luger vs. Marauder & Red Invader

Purple Haze vs. Frank Lane

Tape: Blackjack Mulligan v. Purple Haze (steel cage match)

Lex Luger attacks Wahoo McDaniel in the ring.

Purple Haze vs. Nick Glover

Hector Guerrero vs. Cuban Assassin

Kevin Sullivan vs. Dell Apollo

Purple Haze vs. Mike Fever

Barry Windham vs. Ron Slinker

Int – Barry Windham. Windham's watching footage on Lugar working out. (Lex Luger comes out and brawls with Windham.)

Bob Roop vs. Joe Savoldi

 

11/9/85

Ron Slinker & Bob Roop vs. Joe Savoldi & Coco Samoa

Tape: Wahoo McDaniel & Blackjack Mulligan vs. Rick Rude & Jesse Barr

Tape: Road Warriors vs. Mike Moore & Kalua

Tape: Road Warriors vs. Kevin Sullivan & Bob Roop

Kevin Sullivan vs. Tyee Pride

Lex Luger vs. Jesse Barr

  

11/16/85

Lex Luger vs. Jesse Barr (re-match. Barr, now a babyface, pins Luger to win the Florida Heavyweight Title!)

Kendall Windham & Blackjack Mulligan vs. Bob Roop & Ron Slinker
Kevin Sullivan & Purple Haze vs. Jim Backlund & Frank Lane

 

11/23/85 

Barry & Kendall Windham vs. Dino Minelli & Jack Hart

Tape: Barry Windham vs. Kevin Sullivan (Bullrope match)

Tape: Lex Luger vs. Wahoo McDaniel (Lumberjack match. Luger wins the Southern Heavyweight Championship)

Int.- Kevin Sullivan. Footage in shown of a Road Warrior squash

Kevin Sullivan & Bob Roop vs. Frankie Lane & Scott Enrow

Purple Haze vs. Ken Glover

Int.- Lex Luger (Lex Luger vs. Wahoo McDaniel)

Jim Backland vs. Cuban Assassin

 

11/30/85

Mike Graham vs. Invader

Int – Ron Slinker, who appears to be considering leaving Kevin Sullivan’s camp. Barry Windham comes out and literally slaps some sense into him.

Barry & Kendall Windham vs. Sam Lee & Mark Benedict

Wahoo McDaniel vs. Jack Hart

Purple Haze vS. Frank Lane

Tape: Road Warriors vs. Fabulous Ones (ending not shown)

Tape: Road Warriors vs. Mike Richard & ???

Promo – Kevin Sullivan (w/ WOMAN!), Bob Roop & Purple Haze as they prepare for their upcoming match with Blackjack Mulligan and his family.

Int – The Windham Brothers. Ron Slinker comes out and shakes Windham’s hand.

Hector Guerrero & Coco Samoa vs. Cuban Assassin & Prince Iawakea

 

CWF 1985 Year in Review 

This was a year-in-review episode that had Gordon Solie going over the major matches and angles in FCW during 1985

Interviews with Barry & Kendall Windham & Blackjack Mulligan

Tyree Pride vs. Playboy Buddy Rose (Pride wins the Florida Bahamian Championship title.

Wahoo McDaniel vs. Ric Flair

Wahoo McDaniel vs. Lex Luger. (Lumberjack match. Luger wins the Southern Heavyweight Championship)

Kevin Sullivan and Bob Roop feud with the Windham Brothers, Blackjack Mulligan and Mike Graham in various brutal and bloody encounters.