Tag: AWA

TODAY IN PRO WRESTLING HISTORY… JULY 19TH: Gene Kiniski’s Triple Crown

Canada's Greatest Athlete keeps collecting titles in the AWA

TODAY IN PRO WRESTLING HISTORY… JUNE 29TH: Stan Hansen Forfeits...

The Bad Man from Borger is stripped of the AWA World title, but has the last laugh on promoter Verne Gagne.

TODAY IN PRO WRESTLING HISTORY… MAY 28th: Bruiser & Crusher Take...

Da Crusher and Dick the Bruiser win the AWA World Tag Team championship, ending the 294-day reign of Larry Hennig and Harley Race

KAYFABE THEATER: Nick Bockwinkel talks about putting his title on the...

The AWA World Heavyweight champion is scheduled to face the unpredictable Bruiser Brody in Houston, and he's none too happy about it...

TODAY IN PRO WRESTLING HISTORY… MAY 2nd: Hennig takes the AWA...

At SuperClash II in San Francisco, California, Curt Hennig defeats Nick Bockwinkel to win the AWA World title, when he receives assistance from Larry Zbyszko

TODAY IN PRO WRESTLING HISTORY… April 14th: ‘Canada’s Greatest Athlete’ Passes...

Remembering former NWA and AWA World Champion Gene Kiniski, who died on this day in 2010

KAYFABE THEATER: Paul E. Dangerously Interviews Ted E. Bear

In one of the great, comedic moments of his early career, Paul Heyman uses an AWA interview segment to talk to his little, stuffed buddy

TODAY IN PRO WRESTLING HISTORY… APRIL 8th: The Last Stand of...

Larry Zbysko regains the AWA World title from Masa Saito at SuperClash IV, an event that foreshadowed the impending doom of the Minnesota promotion

TODAY IN PRO WRESTLING HISTORY… APRIL 6th: Patera & Saito go...

1984 - Masa Saito and Ken Patera are arrested after fighting the police, following an incident after-hours at a McDonald's restaurant in Wisconsn

KAYFABE THEATER: Harley Race & Larry Zbyszko talk about their Showdown...

Announcer Eric Bischoff takes comments from both the reigning AWA Titleholder and the former 8-Time NWA World Champion, ahead of their upcoming battle