AWA Results: 1974

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(Credit for the following results go to numerous sources, including, but not limited to, Jim Zordani, Barry Ramstein, and various news clippings) 

American Wrestling Association Results 1974

Promoting the Areas of: Minnesota, Illinois, Wisconsin, Colorado, Nebraska, North Dakota, Iowa, and Manitoba, Canada
Promoter: Verne Gagne

 

1/5/74 – Minneapolis TV
Nick Bockwinkel & Ray Stevens defeated Bob Amel & Peter Lee
Red Bastien defeated Bill Crouch
Mad Dog Vachon defeated Armando Rodriguez
Ken Patera defeated Frank Hill
Superstar Billy Graham defeated Kenny Jay

1/5/74 – St Paul, MN
AWA Tag Team Champions Nick Bockwinkel & Ray Stevens defeated Billy Robinson & Red Bastien
Mad Dog Vachon no contest Superstar Billy Graham
Buddy Wolff defeated Ken Patera
Chris Taylor defeated Redbeard Munson
Reggie Parks drew Tony Rocco
Greg Gagne defeated Paul Perschmann

1/6/74 – Green Bay, WI @ Brown County Veteran’s Memorial Arena
AWA Tag Team Champions Nick Bockwinkel & Ray Stevens defeated Billy Robinson & Red Bastien in a 2/3 falls match in 27:31
Billy Graham defeated Ken Patera via pin in 18:53
Larry Heiniemi defeated Tony Rocco via pin in 16:51
Reggie Parks defeated Rene Goulet via pin in 16:17
Reported Attendance: 3,668

1/9/74 – Honolulu, HI @ HIC Arena
Billy Graham defeated Ed Francis in a 2/3 falls match to win Hawaiian Title
AWA Tag Team Champions Nick Bockwinkel & Ray Stevens double dq against Billy Robinson & Red Bastein
Pak Song double dq against Ripper Collins
Tosh Togo drew Bill Francis
Sam Steamboat defeated Peace Brother I
Neff Maiava defeated Peace Brother II

1/11/74 – Springfield, IL
The Crusher vs. Superstar Billy Graham

1/11/74 – Omaha, NE @ Civic Auditorium
AWA Tag Team Champions Nick Bockwinkel & Ray Stevens defeated Billy Robinson & Red Bastien
Ken Patera defeated Buddy Wolff  via DQ
Reggie Parks defeated Tony Rocco
Bull Bullinski drew Ric Flair

1/12/74 – Minneapolis TV
Nick Bockwinkel & Ray Stevens defeated Tony Rocco & Scotty Campbell
The Crusher defeated Bobby Jones
Buddy Wolff defeated Roddy Piper
Ken Patera defeated Dave Muir
Billy Robinson & Red Bastien defeated Ric Flair & Bill Crouch

1/15/74 – Moline, IL @ Wharton Field House
No DQ match: AWA Tag Team Champions Nick Bockwinkel & Ray Stevens defeated Billy Robinson & Red Bastien
Weightlifting
Ken Patera defeated Superstar Billy Graham
Wahoo McDaniel defeated Ivan Koloff
Ric Flair drew Greg Gagne

1/16/74 – Rockford, IL @ Boylan High School
AWA Champion Verne Gagne defeated Superstar Billy Graham
Nick Bockwinkel defeated Red Bastien
The Crusher & Ken Patera defeated Larry Heiniemi & Buddy Wolff  via DQ
Chris Taylor defeated Ric Flair

1/16/74 – Peoria, IL
Nick Bockwinkel defeated Red Bastien
Billy Robinson defeated Ivan Koloff
Wahoo McDaniel defeated Ray Stevens  via DQ
Geoff Portz defeated Rene Goulet

1/17/74 – Denver, CO @ Auditorium Arena
AWA Champion Verne Gagnedouble count out with Billy Robinson in 28:55
Nick Bockwinkel defeated Red Bastien 15:20
Larry Heiniemi & Buddy Wolff defeated Ricky Romero & Luis Martinez in a 2/3 falls match
1. Romero pinned Wolff at 12:15
2. Wolff pinned Romero
3. Wolff pinned Martinez
Greg Gagne defeated Ric Flair via pin in 13:34 after a body slam
Tony Rocco defeated Reggie Parks via pin in 11:32 with a cradle
Reported Attendance: 4,457

1/17/74 – Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada @ Arena
Cage match: The Crusher & Mad Dog Vachon defeated Superstar Billy Graham & Ivan Koloff
Ray Stevens defeated Wahoo McDaniel
Chris Taylor defeated Moose Morowski by submission with a bear hug in 11:00
Geoff Portz defeated Rene Goulet  via DQ
Dave Muir defeated Roddy Piper
Bobby Jones defeated Scotty Campbell
George Gadaski drew ??
Reported Attendance: “more than 11,000 fans”

1/18/74 – Chicago, IL @ International Amphitheatre
Ken Patera & Superstar Billy Graham were co-winners of the two ring $50,000 battle royal
Chris Taylor defeated Mad Dog Vachon  via DQ
Nick Bockwinkel drew Red Bastien
Pepper Gomez drew Jimmy Valiant
Bob Ellis no contest Ivan Koloff
Ken Patera defeated Rene Goulet
Sailor Art Thomas drew Tony Romano
Baron Von Raschke defeated Billy Red Cloud
Larry Heiniemi defeated Bull Bullinski
Note: Wilbur Snyder competed in the two ring Battle Royal

1/19/74 – Minneapolis TV
Ken Patera defeated Bill Crouch
Ray Stevens defeated John the Greek
Buddy Wolff defeated Joe Guzman
Nick Bockwinkel & Ray Stevens defeated Red Mendez & Tom DeMarco

1/19/74 – Milwaukee, WI @ Auditorium No DQ Match, One Fall to a Finish: Crusher & Mad Dog Vachon defeated AWA Tag Team Champions Nick Bockwinkel & Ray Stevens when Crusher pinned Bockwinkel in 16:20
Title did not change hands because Crusher did not pin the legal man in the ring
Superstar Billy Graham defeated Ken Patera via pin
Chris Taylor defeated Moose Morowski by submission
Greg Gagne defeated Paul Perschmann via pin
Geoff Portz drew Ric Flair
Reported Attendance: 6,112 sellout

1/20/74 – Duluth, MN @ Arena
Chris Taylor & Ken Patera & Geoff Portz defeated Ric Flair & Moose Morowski & Larry Heiniemi
Ken Patera defeated Buddy Wolff (sub Billy Graham)  via DQ when Larry Heiniemi interfered
Larry Heiniemi defeated Geoff Portz
Chris Taylor defeated Moose Morowski via pin
Ric Flair defeated Tony Rocco
Note: Billy Graham was reportedly stranded in Milwaukee due to heavy fog

1/23/74 – Maquoketa, IA
Nick Bockwinkel defeated Geoff Portz

1/24/74 – Burlington, IA @ Memorial Auditorium
Nick Bockwinkel vs. Billy Robinson
Chris Taylor defeated Moose Morowski
Larry Heiniemi defeated Geoff Portz
Greg Gagne vs. Bill Crouch

1/26/74 – Minneapolis TV
Billy Robinson defeated Pancho Vazquez
Superstar Billy Graham defeated Tom DeMarco
Larry Heiniemi & Buddy Wolff defeated Kenny Jay & Nacho Berrera
Wahoo McDaniel defeated Bill Crouch
Greg Gagne defeated Julio Rodriguez

1/27/74 – Minneapolis, MN @ Auditorium
Crusher must beat Stevens in 15 minutes or forfeit $5,000
The Crusher drew Ray Stevens 15:00
Ken Patera & Chris Taylor defeated Larry Heiniemi & Buddy Wolff in a 2/3 falls match
Wahoo McDaniel defeated Moose Morowski via pin
Superstar Billy Graham defeated Bull Bullinski via pin
Geoff Portz defeated Tony Rocco
Bill Crouch defeated Tom DeMarco

1/29/74 – Moline, IL @ Wharton Field House
Crusher must beat Stevens in 15 minutes or forfeit $5,000
The Crusher drew Ray Stevens 15:00
Billy Robinson defeated Superstar Billy Graham
Nick Bockwinkel defeated Bull Bullinski
Moose Morowski defeated Ken Patera
Rene Goulet defeated Bob Remus

1/29/74 – Jamestown, WI
Larry Heiniemi defeated Greg Gagne
Chris Taylor defeated Buddy Wolff COR
Greg Gagne drew Geoff Portz
Ric Flair defeated Tony Rocco

1/30/74 – Fargo, ND @ Civic Auditorium
Wahoo McDaniel defeated Buddy Wolff
Greg Gagne defeated Larry Heiniemi
Chris Taylor defeated Moose Morowski
Tony Rocco defeated Bob Remus
Ric Flair drew Geoff Portz

1/31/74 – Denver, CO @ Auditorium Arena
Wahoo McDaniel & Red Bastien & Billy Robinson defeated Nick Bockwinkel & Ray Stevens & Superstar Billy Graham on a 3rd fall COR
1. Robinson pinned Graham
2. Bockwinkel pinned Bastien
3. Bockwinkel was counted out of the ring
Rocky Mountain Champion Ricky Romero defeated Larry Heiniemi  via DQ when Heiniemi tossed Romero over the top rope
Superstar Billy Graham (sub Moose Morowski) defeated Reggie Parks
Greg Gagne defeated John Paul
Reported Attendance: 3,320

2/1/74 – Fargo, ND @ Civic Auditorium
Ric Flair drew Geoff Portz

2/2/74 – Minneapolis TV
Baron Von Raschke & Horst Hoffman defeated Joe Guzman & Carlos Rodriguez
Verne Gagne defeated Bill Crouch
Ric Flair defeated Tom DeMarco
Geoff Portz defeated Kenny Jay
Arena Tape 1/27 Ray Stevens defeated The Crusher

2/2/74 – Milwaukee, WI @ Auditorium
The Crusher & Ken Patera defeated Superstar Billy Graham & Larry Heiniemi on a 3rd fall  via DQ in 21:12
Billy Robinson defeated Ray Stevens via pin
Buddy Wolff defeated Wahoo McDaniel  via DQ
Chris Taylor defeated Bob Remus via pin
Greg Gagne drew Tony Rocco
Reported Attendance: 6,045

2/4/74 – Bismarck, ND
AWA Tag Team Champions Nick Bockwinkel & Ray Stevens defeated Billy Robinson & Wahoo McDaniel
Chris Taylor defeated Rene Goulet
Lars Anderson defeated Tony Rocco
Geoff Portz defeated Moose Morowski

2/5/74 – Omaha, NE @ Civic Auditorium
Two Referees: AWA Tag Team Champions Nick Bockwinkel & Ray Stevens defeated Billy Robinson & Red Bastien
Ken Patera defeated Larry Heiniemi in a 2/3 falls match
1 Heiniemi defeated Patera
2 Patera defeated Heiniemi
3 Patera defeated Heiniemi
Chris Taylor defeated Moose Morowski
Greg Gagne defeated Paul Perschmann
Reported Attendance: 1,280

2/6/74 – Rockford, IL @ Boylan High School
Larry Heiniemi defeated Wahoo McDaniel
Ken Patera defeated Nick Bockwinkel
Baron Von Raschke & Horst Hoffman defeated Tony Rocco & Geoff Portz
Greg Gagne defeated Paul Perschmann
Note: Another listing had The Crusher beating Heiniemi in a saloon match as the main event.

2/6/74 – Jacksonville, IL @ JHS Bowl
Billy Robinson defeated Superstar Billy Graham  via DQ
Wahoo McDaniel vs. Ray Stevens
Chris Taylor defeated Ric Flair
Tony Rocco vs. John Paul

2/7/74 – Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada @ Arena
AWA Tag Team Champions Nick Bockwinkel & Ray Stevens defeated Billy Robinson & Red Bastien in a 2/3 falls match in 24:00
1. Bockwinkel pinned Robinson
2. Robinson defeated Stevens
3. Stevens pinned Bastien with a small package
Weightlifting
Ken Patera defeated Superstar Billy Graham to win $10,000
Wahoo McDaniel defeated Larry Heiniemi  via DQ when Heiniemi rammed Wahoo’s head into the ring post
Baron Von Raschke defeated Reggie Parks by submission with the claw hold
Horst Hoffman defeated Geoff Portz
Moose Morowski defeated Bob Slaughter
Scotty Campbell defeated Dave Muir
Reported Attendance: “just over 5,000 fans”
Note: The Slaughter vs. Morowski match was not listed in the ad for the card but was listed in the results clipping.

2/8/74 – Chicago, IL @ International Amphitheatre
Arm Wrestling
Ken Patera defeated Superstar Billy Graham  via DQ
AWA Tag Team Champions Nick Bockwinkel & Ray Stevens defeated Billy Robinson & Red Bastien
Baron Von Raschke defeated Wilbur Snyder  via DQ
Chris Taylor no contest Jimmy Valiant
Bob Ellis no contest Horst Hoffman
Pepper Gomez defeated Tony Romano
Greg Gagne defeated Paul Perschmann

2/8/74 – Grank Forks, ND
Wahoo McDaniel defeated Larry Heiniemi
Buddy Wolff defeated Geoff Portz
Vivian Vachon defeated Mars Monroe
Tony Rocco defeated George Gadaski

2/9/74 – Minneapolis TV
Mad Dog Vachon defeated Caesar Pabon
The Crusher defeated Bob Amel
Baron Von Raschke & Horst Hoffman defeated Bob Remus & Kenny Jay

2/9/74 – Peoria, IL
AWA Champion Verne Gagne defeated Nick Bockwinkel
Larry Heiniemi & Buddy Wolff defeated Billy Robinson & Geoff Portz
Chris Taylor defeated Ric Flair
Rene Goulet drew Greg Gagne

2/10/74 – Green Bay, WI @ Brown County Veteran’s Memorial Arena
AWA Champion Verne Gagne defeated Billy Robinson  via DQ
Larry Heiniemi & Buddy Wolff defeated Red Bastien & Geoff Portz
Chris Taylor defeated Moose Morowski
Baron Von Raschke defeated Tony Rocco
Greg Gagne defeated Rene Goulet

2/11/74 – Huron, SD @ Arena
AWA Tag Team Champions Nick Bockwinkel & Ray Stevens vs. Wahoo McDaniel & Red Bastien
Superstar Billy Graham vs. Ken Patera
Baron Von Raschke vs. Geoff Portz
Tony Rocco vs. Moose Morowski

2/12/74 – Moline, IL @ Wharton Field House
No DQ match: AWA Tag Team Champions Nick Bockwinkel & Ray Stevens defeated The Crusher & Mad Dog Vachon
Buddy Wolff defeated Ken Patera
Larry Heiniemi defeated Wahoo McDaniel  via DQ
Horst Hoffman defeated Tony Rocco

2/13/74 – Fulton, IL
The Crusher vs. Buddy Wolff

2/13/74 – Honolulu, HI @ HIC Arena
Billy Robinson defeated AWA Champion Verne Gagne to win title
Title Change only recognized in Hawaii
Hawaiian Champion Billy Graham drew Ed Francis
Chris Taylor defeated Igor Volkov (sub Butcher Vachon) 8:00
Neff Maiava & Sam Steamboat defeated Dale Brown & Peace Brother II 2-0
Ripper Collins defeated Guy LaRose
Bill Francis defeated The Phantom

2/14/74 – Denver, CO @ Auditorium Arena
Ray Stevens defeated the Crusher  via DQ when Crusher tossed Stevens over the top rope
Wahoo McDaniel defeated Nick Bockwinkel 15:30
Baron Von Raschke & Horst Hoffman defeated Red Bastien & Geoff Portz
Tony Rocco drew Moose Morowski

2/16/74 – Minneapolis TV
Ken Patera defeated Nacho Berrera
Buddy Wolff defeated Tom Demarco
Wahoo McDaniel defeated Pancho Vazquez
Moose Morowski defeated Joe Guzman

2/16/74 – Milwaukee, WI @ Auditorium
No DQ Match: The Crusher defeated Larry Heiniemi via pin in 14:02
Superstar Billy Graham defeated Mad Dog Vachon  via DQ in 18:25
Baron Von Raschke & Horst Hoffman defeated Billy Robinson & Geoff Portz in a 2/3 falls match in 33:10
Greg Gagne defeated Bob Remus by submission in 21:00
Tony Rocco drew Ric Flair 20:00
Reported Attendance: 5,853

2/17/74 – Minneapolis, MN @ Auditorium
The Crusher & Mad Dog Vachon defeated AWA Tag Team Champions Nick Bockwinkel & Ray Stevens
(no title change, wrong man pinned)
Billy Robinson defeated Horst Hoffman  via DQ in 15:00
Larry Heiniemi defeated Wahoo McDaniel via pin at 14:02
Chris Taylor defeated Moose Morowski via pin at 11:01
Baron Von Raschke defeated Tony Rocco via pin at 13:5?
Greg Gagne defeated Bob Remus via pin at 20:15
Ric Flair defeated Paul Perschmann via pin at 13:05
Reported Attendance: 7,240

2/20/74 – Moorhead, MN
Billy Robinson & Red Bastien defeated Larry Heiniemi & Buddy Wolff  via DQ
Billy Graham defeated Ken Patera COR
Baron Von Raschke defeated Tony Rocco
Geoff Portz defeated Ric Flair

2/20/74 – Fargo, ND @ Civic Auditorium
Billy Robinson & Red Bastien defeated Larry Heiniemi & Buddy Wolff
Billy Graham defeated Ken Patera default
Baron Von Raschke defeated Tony Rocco
Geoff Portz defeated Ric Flair

2/22/74 – Decatur, IL
The Crusher & Red Bastien vs. AWA Tag Team Champions Nick Bockwinkel & Ray Stevens

2/23/74 – Minneapolis TV
The Crusher defeated Dave Muir
Larry Heiniemi & Buddy Wolff defeated Rene Goulet & Scotty Campbell
Wahoo McDaniel defeated Bobby Jones
Superstar Billy Graham defeated Roddy Piper
Greg Gagne defeated Kenny Jay
Arena Tape 2/17 Wahoo McDaniel defeated Larry Heiniemi

2/23/74 – Sheboygan, WI @ Municipal Armory
Billy Robinson & Ken Patera defeated AWA Tag Team Champions Nick Bockwinkel & Ray Stevens on a 2nd fall  via DQ
Baron Von Raschke defeated Red Bastien via pin in 14:02
Horst Hoffman defeated Tony Rocco by submission with a claw hold
Geoff Portz defeated Bob Remus via pin in 15:22
Reported Attendance: 2,238

2/24/74 – Duluth, MN @ Arena
Chris Taylor and Baron Von Raschke were co-winners of a two ring, $15,000 battle royal
Taylor and Von Raschke scheduled to wrestle each other for the $15,000 in Duluth on 3/17
Ken Patera vs. Larry Heiniemi
Red Bastien vs. Ray Stevens
plus 5 other bouts
Others in Battle Royal: Billy Graham, Wahoo McDaniel, Buddy Wolff, Rene Goulet, Nick Bockwinkel, Billy Robinson, Ric Flair, Horst Hoffman, Bob Remus, Moose Morowski and Tony Rocco
Reported Attendance: 3,000

2/25/74 – LaCrosse, WI @ Mary E. Sawyer Auditorium
Chris Taylor & Ken Patera vs. Buddy Wolff & Larry Heiniemi
Baron Von Raschke vs. Tony Rocco
Greg Gagne vs. Rene Goulet

2/26/74 – Moline, IL @ Wharton Field House
Wahoo McDaniel defeated Superstar Billy Graham
Ken Patera & Chris Taylor defeated Larry Heiniemi & Buddy Wolff
Baron Von Raschke defeated Tony Rocco
Horst Hoffman defeated Geoff Portz

2/27/74 – Rockford, IL @ Boylan High School
AWA Tag Team Champions Nick Bockwinkel & Ray Stevens defeated Billy Robinson & Red Bastien
Billy Graham defeated Ken Patera
Chris Taylor defeated Moose Morowski
Baron Von Raschke defeated Geoff Portz
Note: Another listing had The Crusher beating Larry Heiniemi by countout.

2/28/74 – Denver, CO @ Auditorium Arena
Billy Graham defeated Mad Dog Vachon  via DQ at 11:37 when Vachon knocked down the referee
Baron Von Raschke & Horst Hoffman defeated Ken Patera & Chris Taylor in a 2/3 falls match
1. Hoffman pinned Patera
2. Patera defeated Hoffman
3. Von Raschke pinned Patera
Buddy Wolff defeated Red Bastien via pin in 19:00
Ricky Romero defeated Ric Flair (sub Rene Goulet) via pin at 6:02 after a drop kick
Greg Gagne defeated Bob Remus via pin at 17:57 after a drop kick
Reported Attendance: 3,818

2/28/74 – Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada @ Arena
The Crusher defeated Larry Heinemi COR in 12:00
AWA Tag Team Champions Nick Bockwinkel & Ray Stevens defeated Billy Robinson & Geoff Portz in a 2/3 falls match
1 Stevens defeated Robinson by submission in 12:00
2 Robinson pinned Bockwinkel after a backbreaker at the 18 minute mark
3 Portz was pinned
Wahoo McDaniel defeated The Brute via pin after a tomahawk chop
Moose Morowski defeated Tony Rocco in 13:00
Rene Goulet defeated Paul Pershmann
Bobby Jones defeated Bob Tuck
Notes: The Brute billed as a newcomer from Vancouver. Pershmann billed as a rookie.

3/1/74 – Cheyenne. WY
Billy Graham defeated Ken Patera
Red Bastien & Greg Gagne defeated Baron Von Raschke & Horst Hoffman
Chris Taylor defeated Buddy Wolff
Ric Flair drew Bob Remus

3/2/74 – Minneapolis TV
Geoff Portz defeated Pete Carlos
Larry Heiniemi & Buddy Wolff defeated Kenny Jay & Armando Rodriguez
Billy Robinson defeated Bob Amel
Baron Von Raschke defeated Caesar Pabon
Tape from Texas: Ivan Putski feats of strength

3/2/74 – Chicago, IL @ International Amphitheatre
Dick the Bruiser & Bruno Sammartino no contest Jimmy Valiant & Johnny Valiant
Superstar Billy Graham defeated Ken Patera
Nick Bockwinkel defeated Red Bastien
Bob Ellis defeated Bob Remus
Pepper Gomez defeated Ric Flair
Moose Cholak drew Big K
Note: Another listing has Bruiser & Bruno beating the Valiants.

3/6/74 – San Antonio, TX @ Municipal Auditorium
AWA Tag Team Champions Ray Stevens & Nick Bockwinkel defeated Jose Lothario & Wahoo McDaniel
Blackjack Mulligan & Blackjack Lanza defeated Bob Orton Jr & Black Angus
Roger Kirby defeated Jerry Oates
Great Mephisto defeated Jerry Timmons
Bob Roop defeated Joe Cassidy

3/7/74 – Corpus Christi, TX @ Memorial Coliseum
Great Mephisto defeated Wahoo McDaniel
AWA Tag Team Champions Ray Stevens & Nick Bockwinkel defeated Blackjack Lanza & Blackjack Mulligan  via DQ
Bob Orton Jr drew Bob Roop
Roger Kirby defeated Jerry Oates

3/8/74 – Houston, TX @ Sam Houston Coliseum
Wahoo McDaniel defeated Texas Champion Great Mephisto
Ray Stevens defeated Jose Lothario
Nick Bockwinkel defeated Ivan Putski
American Tag Team Champions Blackjack Lanza & Blackjack Mulligan vs. Ron Pritchard & Black Angus
Bull Ramos defeated Jerry Oates
Bob Orton Jr defeated Roger Kirby  via DQ
Notes: These results came from a newsletter called Wrestling Roundup published by Corey Meyer of Chicago, Illinois. The original lineup from a Houston newspaper had McDaniel vs. Mephisto, AWA Tag Team Champions Bockwinkel & Stevens vs. Lothario & Putski and American Tag Team Champions The Blackjacks vs. Ron Pritchard & Black Angus. Which is correct? I don’t know. I did not attend the show and have not come in contact with anyone that did.

3/8/74 – Peoria, IL
The Crusher defeated Larry Heiniemi  via DQ
Buddy Wolff vs. Billy Robinson
Baron Von Raschke & Horst Hoffman vs. Ken Patera & Red Bastien
Geoff Portz vs. Tony Rocco

3/9/74 – Minneapolis TV
Wahoo McDaniel defeated Red Mendez
Buddy Wolff defeated Paul Perschmann
Ken Patera defeated Joe Guzman
Baron Von Raschke & Horst Hoffman defeated Jim Brunzell & Tom DeMarco
Rene Goulet drew Ric Flair

3/9/74 – Milwaukee, WI @ Auditorium
AWA Tag Team Champions Nick Bockwinkel & Ray Stevens defeated Billy Robinson & Red Bastien in a 2/3 falls match in 28:50
Arm wrestling
Superstar Billy Graham defeated the Crusher
Greg Gagne defeated Ken Dillinger via pin in 16:55
George Gadaski defeated Kenny Jay in 14:30
Moose Morowski defeated Cesar Pabon 12:12
Reported Attendance: “sellout crowd of 6,112”

3/9/74 – Minneapolis, MN
Wahoo McDaniel defeated Buddy Wolff  via DQ
Baron Von Raschke & Horst Hoffman defeated Ken Patera & Chris Taylor
Geoff Portz defeated Larry Heiniemi  via DQ
Jim Brunzell drew Ric Flair
Rene Goulet defeated Paul Perschmann

3/10/74 – Green Bay, WI @ Brown County Veteran’s Memorial Arena
No DQ Match: Larry Heiniemi defeated the Crusher via pin in 13:53 after Superstar Billy Graham interfered
Superstar Billy Graham defeated Red Bastien via pin in 15:00
Baron Von Raschke & Horst Hoffman defeated Geoff Portz & Ken Patera in a 2/3 falls match
Greg Gagne defeated Moose Morowski  via DQ
Reported Attendance: 4,140

3/12/74 – Valley City, ND
Larry Heiniemi & Buddy Wolff defeated Red Bastien & Geoff Portz
Wahoo McDaniel defeated Nick Bockwinkel  via DQ
Chris Taylor defeated Moose Morowski
Ric Flair defeated George Gadaski

3/13/74 – Grand Forks, ND
Nick Bockwinkel & Ray Stevens (C) vs. Red Bastien & Geoff Portz
Wahoo McDaniel vs. Buddy Wolff
Ken Patera vs. Moose Morowski
Tony Rocco vs. Ric Flair

3/14/74 – Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada @ Arena
Handicap Match: (Crusher must defeat Bockwinkel in 15 minutes or lose the match) Nick Bockwinkel defeated the Crusher when Crusher couldn’t defeat Nick in 15 minutes
Larry Heiniemi & Buddy Wolff defeated Ken Patera & Wahoo McDaniel in a 2/3 falls match
1 Patera & McDaniel won 1st fall
2 Wolff defeated McDaniel
3 Heiniemi defeated Patera
Ray Stevens defeated Red Bastien via pin
Baron Von Raschke defeated Geoff Portz with a claw hold
Horst Hoffman defeated Jim Brunzell via pin in 10:00 after a suplex
Moose Morowski drew Rene Goulet 20:00
Reported Attendance: “4,000 fans”

3/16/74 – Minneapolis TV
Larry Heiniemi & Buddy Wolff defeated Jack Pesek & Tom DeMarco

3/16/74 – Springfield, IL
Ken Patera won a Battle Royal
Buddy Wolff defeated Ken Patera  via DQ
Horst Hoffman defeated Red Bastein
Geoff Portz defeated Rene Goulet
Ric Flair drew Jim Brunzell
Moose Morowski defeated George Gadaski

3/17/74 – Duluth, MN @ Arena
Buddy Wolff no contest Wahoo McDaniel
Chris Taylor defeated Baron Von Raschke  via DQ
Horst Hoffman defeated Red Bastien
Geoff Portz defeated Rene Goulet
Moose Morowski defeated Jim Brunzell
Ric Flair defeated Paul Perschmann

3/18/74 – Moline, IL @ Wharton Field House
Wahoo McDaniel defeated Buddy Wolff  via DQ
Baron Von Raschke & Horst Hoffman defeated Ken Patera & Geoff Portz
Larry Heiniemi defeated Red Bastien
Chris Taylor defeated Moose Morowski
Ric Flair drew Jim Brunzell

3/20/74 – Rockford, IL @ Boylan High School
The Crusher defeated Larry Heiniemi
Baron Von Raschke & Horst Hoffman defeated Red Bastien & Geoff Portz
Ken Patera defeated Buddy Wolff  via DQ
Ric Flair defeated Paul Perschmann
Rene Goulet defeated Caesar Pabon

3/20/74 – San Antonio, TX @ Municipal Auditorium
Non-Title Match: Jose Lothario & Bob Orton Jr defeated AWA Tag Team Champions Nick Bockwinkel & Ray Stevens
Blackjack Lanza defeated Ivan Putski
Bob Roop defeated Great Mephisto
The Texan defeated Jerry Oates
Black Angus defeated Roger Kirby
Bull Ramos defeated Doug Somers

3/21/74 – Corpus Christi, TX
AWA Tag Team Champions Nick Bockwinkel & Ray Stevens defeated Blackjack Lanza & Blackjack Mulligan on a 3rd fall  via DQ
Bob Roop defeated Bull Ramos
Handicap Match: Ivan Putski defeated Leo Seitz & Gordo Marco
Black Angus defeated Jerry Timmons

3/21/74 – Oshkosh, WI @ Lourdes High School
Superstar Billy Graham defeated Wahoo McDaniel  via DQ
Horst Hoffman & Baron Von Raschke defeated Red Bastien & Ken Patera in a 2/3 falls match
Geoff Portz defeated Rene Goulet
Chris Taylor defeated Ric Flair by submission
Wahoo McDaniel defeated Baron Von Raschke

3/22/74 – Chicago, IL @ International Amphitheatre
Dick the Bruiser & Ernie Ladd no contest Jimmy Valiant & Johnny Valiant
Superstar Billy Graham defeated Red Bastien
Pepper Gomez defeated Bobby Heenan COR
Sailor Art Thomas drew Big K
Chris Taylor defeated Rene Goulet
Larry Heiniemi defeated Ric Flair
Note: Another listing has Bruiser & Ladd beating The Valiants.

3/22/74 – Denver, CO @ Auditorium Arena
No DQ match: AWA Tag Team Champions Nick Bockwinkel & Ray Stevens defeated the Crusher & Mad Dog Vachon
Wahoo McDaniel defeated Buddy Wolff COR
Billy Robinson drew Horst Hoffman
Ricky Romero defeated The Beast
Greg Gagne drew Moose Morowski

3/23/74 – Minneapolis TV
Wahoo McDaniel defeated Paul Perschmann
Larry Heiniemi & Buddy Wolff defeated Ronnie Piper & Scotty Campbell
Ivan Putski defeated Dave Muir

3/24/74 – St Paul, MN
The Crusher & Wahoo McDaniel defeated Larry Heiniemi & Buddy Wolff COR
Baron Von Raschke & Horst Hoffman defeated Billy Robinson & Red Bastien
Chris Taylor defeated Ric Flair
Ivan Putski defeated Moose Morowski
Greg Gagne defeated Rene Goulet  via DQ
Geoff Portz defeated Paul Perschmann
Note: Another listing says this card took place in Minneapolis.

3/26/74 – Jamestown, ND
Wahoo McDaniel defeated Horst Hoffman  via DQ
Baron Von Raschke defeated Red Bastien
Buddy Wolff defeated Geoff Portz
Greg Gagne drew Rene Goulet

3/27/74 – Fargo, ND @ Civic Auditorium
Wahoo McDaniel defeated Buddy Wolff COR
Baron Von Raschke & Horst Hoffman defeated Red Bastien & Geoff Portz
Greg Gagne defeated Rene Goulet  via DQ
Ric Flair defeated Paul Perschmann

3/27/74 – Honolulu, HI @ HIC Center
Billy Robinson defeated AWA Champion Verne Gagne
Crusher & Ken Patera defeated Larry Heiniemi & Billy Graham
Ripper Collins drew Ed Francis
Sam Steamboat defeated Len Shelly  via DQ
Neff Maiava defeated Tony Borne
Oddjob Tosh Togo Sakata defeated Peace Brother I
Note: Another listing has Robinson beating Gagne by  via DQ.

3/27/74 – San Antonio, TX @ Municipal Auditorium
Parade of Champions
NWA Champion Jack Brisco drew Dory Funk Jr
AWA Tag Team Champions Nick Bockwinkel & Ray Stevens defeated Jose Lothario & Bob Orton Jr
Blackjack Lanza & The Texan defeated Black Angus & Ivan Putski
Roger Kirby defeated Texas Champion Great Mephisto  via DQ
Bob Roop drew Bull Ramos

3/28/74 – Corpus Christi, TX @ Memorial Coliseum
NWA Champion Jack Brisco drew Dory Funk Jr when the time limit expired in the 3rd fall
AWA Tag Team Champions Ray Stevens & Nick Bockwinkel defeated Ivan Putski & Bob Orton Jr in a 2/3 falls match
International Tag Team Champions Blackjack Lanza & Blackjack Mulligan defeated Black Angus & Jose Lothario
Bull Ramos defeated Texas Champion Great Mephisto  via DQ
TV Title Match: Bob Roop vs. Roger Kirby

3/29/74 – Houston, TX
NWA Champion Jack Brisco defeated Wahoo McDaniel
AWA Tag Team Champions Ray Stevens & Nick Bockwinkel defeated Ernie Ladd & Ron Pritchard
Bob Roop defeated Bull Ramos
Jose Lothario defeated Roger Kirby
Blackjack Lanza defeated Doug Somers
Blackjack Mulligan defeated Jerry Oates

3/30/74 – Minneapolis TV
rerun of 1/26/74 – show

3/30/74 – Milwaukee, WI @ Auditorium
Wahoo McDaniel defeated Larry Heiniemi  via DQ when Buddy Wolff intefered
Baron Von Raschke & Horst Hoffman defeated Ken Patera & Chris Taylor
Buddy Wolff defeated Sailor Art Thomas via pin
Ivan Putski defeated Moose Morowski via pin
Rene Goulet defeated Paul Perschmann via pin
Reported Attendance: “crowd of 5,853”

3/30/74 – Peoria, IL @ Richwoods High School
AWA Tag Team Champions Nick Bockwinkel & Ray Stevens defeated Billy Robinson & Red Bastien
Superstar Billy Graham defeated Geoff Portz
Greg Gagne defeated Ric Flair
Tom Demarco defeated Raul Guzman

4/2/74 – Moline, IL @ Wharton Field House
The Crusher & Wahoo McDaniel defeated Larry Heiniemi & Buddy Wolff  via DQ
Red Bastien defeated Baron Von Raschke
Geoff Portz defeated Rene Goulet
Ivan Putski defeated Moose Morowski

4/4/74 – Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada @ Arena
No DQ Match: AWA Tag Team Champions Nick Bockwinkel & Ray Stevens defeated The Crusher & Mad Dog Vachon when Bockwinkel pinned Vachon after hitting Mad Dog with brass knuckles
Superstar Billy Graham defeated Red Bastien in 18:00
Billy Robinson defeated Baron Von Raschke  via DQ when Raschke refused to obey the referee’s orders to break the claw hold from outside the ring
Horst Hoffman defeated Ken Patera
Geoff Portz drew Greg Gagne 15:00
Ivan Putski defeated Moose Morowski in 11:30
Reported Attendance: “6,200 fans”

4/5/74 – Denver, CO @ Auditorium Arena
Wahoo McDaniel defeated Larry Heiniemi  via DQ
Billy Robinson & Geoff Portz drew Baron Von Raschke & Horst Hoffman
Ivan Putski defeated Moose Morowski
Buddy Wolff defeated Rene Goulet
Reported Attendance: 4,120

4/5/74 – Chicago, IL @ International Amphitheatre
Superstar Billy Graham defeated Ernie Ladd  via DQ
AWA Tag Team Champions Nick Bockwinkel & Ray Stevens defeated Red Bastien & Wilbur Snyder
Pepper Gomez defeated Bobby Heenan
Mad Dog Vachon defeated Prince Pullins
Mitsu Arakawa drew Greg Gagne

4/6/74 – Minneapolis TV
Ric Flair defeated Nacho Berrera
Greg Gagne defeated Joe Guzman
Baron Von Raschke & Horst Hoffman defeated Pancho Vazquez & Chi Chi Rosario
Ivan Putski defeated Frank Montero
Larry Heiniemi defeated Kenny Jay

4/7/74 – Green Bay, WI @ Brown County Veteran’s Memorial Arena
Billy Robinson defeated Nick Bockwinkel
Cage match: The Crusher & Mad Dog Vachon defeated Superstar Billy Graham & Larry Heiniemi 12:00
Baron Von Raschke defeated Ken Patera
Ivan Putski defeated Rene Goulet
Vivian Vachon defeated Princess Jasmine
Geoff Portz defeated Prince Pullins

4/10/74 – San Antonio, TX @ Municipal Auditorium
AWA Tag Team Champions Nick Bockwinkel & Ray Stevens vs. Black Gordman & Great Goliath
Indian Strap Match: Mil Mascaras vs. Bull Ramos
International Champion Ciclon Negro vs. Jose Lothario
$5,000 at Stake
Bob Roop vs. Bob Orton Jr
Stan Hansen vs. Doug Somers

4/14/74 – Bushnell, IL
Baron Von Raschke vs. Geoff Portz

4/11/74 – Corpus Christi, TX @ Memorial Coliseum
AWA Tag Team Champions Nick Bockwinkel & Ray Stevens vs. Black Gordman & Great Goliath
Mil Mascaras & Jose Lothario vs. Blackjack Mulligan & The Texan
International Champion Ciclon Negro vs. Bob Orton Jr
Bob Roop vs. Black Angus
Benny Matta vs. Doug Somers

4/13/74 – Minneapolis TV
Wahoo McDaniel defeated Frank Montero
Larry Heiniemi & Buddy Wolff defeated George Gadaski & Tom Demarco
Dusty Rhodes defeated Joe Guzman
Nick Bockwinkel defeated Pancho Vazquez
Ivan Putski defeated Paul Perschmann

4/13/74 – Minneapolis, MN @ Auditorium
Indian Strap Match: Wahoo McDaniel defeated Larry Heiniemi
Nick Bockwinkel & Superstar Billy Graham defeated Ken Patera & Dusty Rhodes
Buddy Wolff defeated Ric Flair
Handicap Match: Ivan Putski defeated Raoul Guzman & Pancho Vazquez
Greg Gagne defeated Rocky Montero
Paul Perschmann defeated Tom DeMarco
Reported Attendance: 8,500

4/18/74 – Polo, IL
Baron Von Raschke vs. Rene Goulet

4/19/74 – Denver, CO @ Auditorium Arena
Indian Strap Match: Wahoo McDaniel defeated Buddy Wolff in 15:55
Billy Robinson & Geoff Portz defeated Baron Von Raschke & Horst Hoffman 2-0
Larry Heiniemi defeated Bull Bullinski via pin in 13:06
Ivan Putski defeated Ric Flair in 8:00
Reported Attendance: 5,259

4/20/74 – Minneapolis TV
Baron Von Raschke & Horst Hoffman defeated Roddy Piper & Scotty Campbell
Ivan Putski defeated Dave Muir
Superstar Billy Graham defeated George Gadaski
Greg Gagne defeated Jose Verrera
Nick Bockwinkel defeated Kenny Jay

4/20/74 – St Paul, MN @ Auditorium
Arm wrestling, referee George Gadaski
Ivan Putski no contest Superstar Billy Graham
Billy Robinson & Geoff Portz defeated Baron Von Raschke & Horst Hoffman
Nick Bockwinkel defeated Ken Patera
Greg Gagne defeated Rene Goulet
Bull Bullinski defeated Dave Muir via pin
Reported Attendance: 3,919

4/20/74 – Milwaukee, WI @ Auditorium
Verne Gagne & Wahoo McDaniel defeated Larry Heiniemi & Buddy Wolff in a 2/3 falls match
Dusty Rhodes defeated Ray Stevens via pin
Larry Hennig defeated Red Bastien
Moose Morowski defeated Prince Pullins
Ric Flair defeated Paul Perschmann
Reported Attendance: “crowd of 6,112” sellout

4/22/74 – Moline, IL @ Wharton Field House
Indian Strap match: Wahoo McDaniel defeated Buddy Wolff
Baron Von Raschke & Horst Hoffman defeated Billy Robinson & Geoff Portz
Larry Heiniemi defeated Rene Goulet
Ivan Putski defeated Ric Flair

4/24/74 – Duluth, MN @ Arena
Buddy Wolff defeated Wahoo McDaniel after Buddy received help from Larry Heiniemi
Ivan Putski defeated Larry Heiniemi COR
Vivian Vachon defeated Mars Monroe
Larry Hennig defeated Ric Flair
Paul Perschmann defeated Kenny Jay
Reported Attendance: 2,500

4/25/74 – Corpus Christi, TX @ Memorial Coliseum
AWA Tag Team Champions Nick Bockwinkel & Ray Stevens vs. Black Gordman & Great Goliath in a 2/3 falls match 60:00
International Tag Team Champions Blackjack Mulligan & The Texan vs. Jose Lothario & Mil Mascaras in a 2/3 falls match 60:00
International Champion Ciclon Negro vs. Bob Orton Jr in a 2/3 falls match 60:00
Bob Roop vs. Black Angus
Doug Somers vs. Benny Matta

4/25/74 – Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada @ Arena
Wahoo McDaniel defeated Buddy Wolff  via DQ when Larry Heiniemi interfered and hit Wahoo in the head with a chair
Baron Von Raschke & Horst Hoffman defeated Billy Robinson & Geoff Portz in a 2/3 falls match
1. Raschke defeated Robinson in 22:00
2. Robinson won 2nd fall
3. Hoffman defeated Portz
Lars Anderson defeated Bull Bullinski in 19:00
Ivan Putski defeated Ric Flair via pin in 9:00 after a Polish Hammer
Referee: Red Eakin
Greg Gagne defeated Moose Morowski  via DQ in 14:00
Larry Hennig defeated Roddy Piper in 2:00
Dave Muir defeated Scotty Campbell via pin

4/26/74 – Elgin, IL @ Larkin High School
Wilbur Snyder & Pepper Gomez defeated Superstar Billy Graham & Rene Goulet
Art Thomas defeated Moose Morowski
Jose Martine & midget defeated Ken Dillinger & midget
Greg Gagne defeated Tony Romano

4/27/74 – Peoria, IL
Wahoo McDaniel defeated Larry Heiniemi  via DQ
Billy Robinson defeated Buddy Wolff
Horst Hoffman defeated Geoff Portz
Ric Flair defeated Tom Demarco

4/27/74 – Minneapolis TV
Ivan Putski defeated Bob Amel
Superstar Billy Graham defeated Caesar Pabon
Verne Gagne defeated Frank Hill
Baron Von Raschke defeated Kenny Jay
Greg Gagne defeated Paul Perschmann
Larry Hennig defeated Armando Rodriguez

4/28/74 – Green Bay, WI @ Brown County Veteran’s Memorial Arena
Wahoo McDaniel defeated Buddy Wolff  via DQ
Ivan Putski defeated Larry Heiniemi  via DQ
Baron Von Raschke & Horst Hoffman defeated Billy Robinson & Geoff Portz
Greg Gagne defeated George Gadaski

4/30/74 – Fargo, ND @ Civic Auditorium
Wahoo McDaniel defeated Larry Heiniemi  via DQ
Superstar Billy Graham defeated Bull Bullinski
Larry Hennig defeated Ivan Putski
Greg Gagne defeated Buddy Wolff

5/1/74 – Thief River, MN
Larry Hennig defeated Geoff Portz
Buddy Wolff vs. Ivan Putski
Bull Bullinski vs. Larry Heiniemi
Greg Gagne vs. Paul Perschmann

5/3/74 – Denver, CO @ Auditorium Arena
The Crusher & Wahoo McDaniel defeated Larry Heiniemi & Buddy Wolff in a 2/3 falls match
1. Heiniemi pinned Crusher in 8:05
2. Crusher defeated Heiniemi in 3:27
3. Wahoo pinned Wolff in 4:35
Horst Hoffman defeated Geoff Portz 19:33
Dusty Rhodes defeated Tosh Togo via pin in 5:35
Ivan Putski defeated Rene Goulet
Reported Attendance: 4,016

5/3/74 – Ames, IA @ Hilton Coliseum
Verne Gagne & Bob Geigel vs. Baron Von Raschke & Tokyo Joe
Chris Taylor vs. Roger Kirby
Billy Robinson vs. Black Angus
Greg Gagne vs. Ric Flair

5/3/74 – Houston, TX @ Sam Houston Coliseum
Superstar Billy Graham defeated Jose Lothario in a 2/3 falls match
Red Bastien & Ken Patera defeated AWA Tag Champions Nick Bockwinkel & Ray Stevens  via DQ
Ivan Putski vs. Great Mephisto

5/4/74 – Minneapolis TV
Superstar Billy Graham defeated Chi Chi Rosario
Baron Von Raschke defeated Tom DeMarco
Greg Gagne & Jim Brunzell defeated Bill Howard & Joe Guzman
Larry Hennig defeated George Gadaski
Bull Bullinski defeated Pancho Vasquez

5/4/74 – Minneapolis, MN @ Auditorium
AWA Tag Team Champions Nick Bockwinkel & Ray Stevens no contest Billy Robinson & Geoff Portz
Superstar Billy Graham defeated Oddjob
Baron Von Raschke defeated Ric Flair
Greg Gagne defeated Larry Hennig
Jim Brunzell defeated Billy Howard
Bull Bullinski defeated Horst Hoffman  via DQ
Reported Attendance: 6,872

5/6/74 – Moline, IL @ Wharton Field House
AWA Champion Verne Gagne defeated Horst Hoffman
Baron Von Raschke defeated Billy Robinson
Larry Heiniemi & Buddy Wolff defeated Greg Gagne & Chris Taylor
Jim Brunzell (sub Chris Taylor) defeated Ric Flair

5/7/74 – Detroit Lakes, MN
Ric Flair drew Moose Morowski

5/7/74 – Grand Forks, ND
Ivan Putski defeated Larry Hennig COR

5/10/74 – Rockford, IL @ Boylan High School
The Crusher & Wahoo McDaniel defeated Larry Heiniemi & Buddy Wolff
Baron Von Raschke defeated Geoff Portz
Ivan Putski defeated Moose Morowski
Bull Bullinski defeated Horst Hoffman

5/11/74 – Minneapolis TV
Larry Hennig defeated Joe Guzman
Greg Gagne & Jim Brunzell defeated Frank Diamond & ?
Wahoo McDaniel defeated Bill Howard
Baron Von Raschke defeated Percy Pringle
Buddy Wolff defeated Tom DeMarco
Nick Bockwinkel & Ray Stevens defeated Bob Amel & Peter Lee

5/11/74 – Kenosha, WI @ Carthage College Fieldhouse
The Crusher & Chris Taylor defeated AWA Tag Team Champions Nick Bockwinkel & Ray Stevens on a 3rd fall  via DQ
Larry Hennig defeated Tosh Togo (sub Ivan Putski)
Greg Gagne vs. George Gadaski
Bull Bullinski vs. Moose Morowski

5/11/74 – Chicago, IL @ International Amphitheatre
AWA Champion Verne Gagne defeated Superstar Billy Graham  via DQ
Wahoo McDaniel defeated Buddy Wolff
Larry Heiniemi defeated Wilbur Snyder  via DQ
Baron Von Raschke & Horst Hoffman defeated Pepper Gomez & Sailor Art Thomas in a 2/3 falls match
Kim Duk defeated Paul Perschmann
Geoff Portz defeated Tony Romano

5/16/74 – Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada @ Arena
The Crusher & Wahoo McDaniel defeated Larry Heiniemi & Buddy Wolff on a 3rd fall COR
1. Wahoo defeated Wolff in 16:00
2. Wolff pinned Wahoo after Heiniemi hit McDaniel with brass knuckles
3. Heiniemi & Wolff left the ring area and were counted out of the ring
Gene Kiniski defeated Superstar Billy Graham  via DQ when Graham jumped off the top rope onto Kiniski
Tosh Togo (sub Horst Hoffman) defeated Bull Bullinski via pin after a karate chop
Greg Gagne (sub The Brute) defeated Moose Morowski
Larry Hennig defeated Scotty Campbell (sub Ivan Putski) in 5:00
Jim Brunzell defeated Paul Perschmann
Roddy Piper drew Dave Muir
Reported Attendance: “5,183 fans”

5/17/74 – Denver, CO @ Auditorium Arena
The Crusher & Wahoo McDaniel defeated Champions Nick Bockwinkel & Ray Stevens on a 3rd fall COR to win the AWA Tag Team Title.
Superstar Billy Graham defeated Geoff Portz via pin in 12:29
Chris Taylor defeated Moose Morowski by submission in 9:41with a bear hug
Larry Hennig defeated Bull Bullinski via pin in 10:38 after an elbow slam
Greg Gagne defeated Odd Job Tosh Tojo  via DQ when Tojo hit Greg over the head with an iron derby hat
Reported Attendance: 5,027
Note: Wahoo & Crusher were billed as the AWA Tag Team Champions on the next Denver card on June 12.

5/18/74 – Peoria, IL
Larry Heiniemi & Buddy Wolff vs. Wahoo McDaniel & Chris Taylor
Vivian Vachon vs. Mars Monroe
plus two more matches

5/18/74 – Minneapolis TV
Ivan Putski defeated Armando Rodriguez
Superstar Billy Graham defeated Frank Hill
Greg Gagne & Jim Brunzell defeated Paul Perschmann & Bob Amel
Larry Hennig defeated Caesar Pabon
Baron Von Raschke defeated George Gadaski

5/19/74 – Green Bay, WI @ Brown County Veteran’s Memorial Arena
The Crusher & Wahoo McDaniel defeated Larry Heiniemi & Buddy Wolff in a 2/3 falls match
1. Crusher & Wahoo won 1st fall
2. Heiniemi & Wolff won 2nd fall
3. Crusher & Wahoo won 3rd fall
Superstar Billy Graham defeated Geoff Portz via pin in 19:47
Ivan Putski defeated Moose Morowski via pin in 12:37
Larry Hennig defeated Bull Bullinski 14:12
Greg Gagne defeated Paul Perschmann via pin in 16:21
Reported Attendance: 2,862

5/20/74 – Fort Worth, TX
Ciclon Negro vs. Bob Roop
Ken Patera & Bob Orton Jr. vs. AWA Tag Team Champions Nick Bockwinkel & Ray Stevens
Fritz Von Erich vs. Blackjack Lanza
Jose Lothario vs. Roger Kirby
Gran Markus vs. Pierre Martin

5/21/74 – Tampa, FL @ Fort Homer Hesterly Armory
Bill Watts defeated Buddy Colt
Pak Song defeated Dusty Rhodes COR
Non-Title
AWA Champion Verne Gagne defeated Red Beard
Ron Fuller defeated Johnny Valentine  via DQ
Buddy Roberts & Jerry Brown defeated Danny Hodge & Don Muraco
Les Thornton defeated Kevin Sullivan
Lorenzo Parente defeated Silento Rodriguez

5/22/74 – Duluth, MN @ Arena
Indian Strap Match: Wahoo McDaniel defeated Buddy Wolff
Geoff Portz defeated Superstar Billy Graham  via DQ after Graham rammed Geoff’s head into the ring post
Greg Gagne & Jim Brunzell defeated Larry Hennig & Paul Perschmann
Larry Heiniemi defeated Bull Bullinski via pin

5/23/74 – Corpus Christi, TX @ Memorial Coliseum
International Champion Ciclon Negro vs. El Solitario
AWA Tag Team Champions Nick Bockwinkel & Ray Stevens vs. Red Bastien & Jose Lothario
Bob Roop vs. Ken Patera
Blackjack Lanza vs. Bob Orton Jr
Gran Markus vs. The Texan

5/24/74 – Houston, TX @ Sam Houston Coliseum
NWA Champion Jack Brisco vs. Mil Mascaras in a 2/3 falls match
AWA Tag Team Champions Nick Bockwinkel & Ray Stevens vs. Gran Markus & El Solitario
International Champion Ciclon Negro vs. Jose Lothario in a 2/3 falls match
Ken Patera vs. Blackjack Lanza
Red Bastien drew Bob Roop
Bob Roop vs. Pierre Martin

5/24/74 – Milwaukee, WI @ Auditorium
AWA Champion Verne Gagne double dq against Larry Heiniemi
Buddy Wolff defeated Wahoo McDaniel
Greg Gagne defeated Kenny Jay
Baron Von Raschke & Horst Hoffman defeated Geoff Portz & Moose Cholak
Billy Howard defeated George Gadaski
Reported Attendance: 4,153

5/25/74 – Minneapolis TV
Ivan Putski defeated Bob Amel
Verne Gagne defeated Joe Guzman
Larry Hennig defeated Nacho Berrera
Kenny Jay defeated Chi Chi Rosario
Superstar Billy Graham defeated Tom DeMarco

5/25/74 – Chicago, IL @ International Amphitheatre
Dick the Bruiser & Wahoo McDaniel no contest Larry Heiniemi & Buddy Wolff
Superstar Billy Graham defeated Ivan Putski
Baron Von Raschke defeated Bull Bullinski
Geoff Portz defeated Horst Hoffman  via DQ
Greg Gagne defeated Tom DeMarco
Jim Brunzell defeated Paul Perschmann

5/29/74 – Fargo, ND @ Civic Auditorium
Strap Match: Wahoo McDaniel vs. Buddy Wolff
Greg Gagne & Jim Brunzell vs. Baron Von Raschke & Horst Hoffman
Ivan Putski vs. Larry Heiniemi
Larry Hennig defeated Bull Bullinski

6/1/74 – Minneapolis TV
The Crusher defeated Joe Guzman
Nick Bockwinkel & Ray Stevens defeated Mike Snyder & Tom DeMarco
Superstar Billy Graham defeated Bill Nixon
Larry Hennig defeated Bobby Vann

6/5/74 – Davenport, IA @ John O’Donnell Stadium
Ivan Putski defeated Superstar Billy Graham  via DQ
Baron Von Raschke & Horst Hoffman defeated Moose Cholak & Chris Taylor
Buddy Wolff defeated Bull Bullinski
Larry Heiniemi defeated Geoff Portz
Bill Howard drew Paul Perschmann

6/6/74 – Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada @ Arena
Indian Strap Match with Buddy Wolff strapped to Ivan Putski outside the ring: Wahoo McDaniel defeated Larry Heinemi
Ivan Putski defeated Superstar Billy Graham  via DQ
Ray Stevens defeated Gene Kiniski  via DQ
Greg Gagne & Jim Brunzell defeated Paul Pershmann & Buddy Wolff in a 2/3 falls match
1. Buddy Wolff won 1st fall
2. Gagne & Brunzell won 2nd fall
3. Gagne & Brunzell won 3rd fall
Baron Von Raschke defeated Geoff Portz by submission with a claw hold
Horst Hoffman defeated Bull Bullinski by submission with a claw hold
Mike Snyder defeated Bobby Jones in 12:00

6/8/74 – Minneapolis TV
Superstar Billy Graham defeated Caesar Pabon
Ivan Putski defeated Frank Hill
Kenny Jay & George Gadaski defeated Baron Von Raschke & Horst Hoffman  via DQ
Wahoo McDaniel defeated Bob Amel
Ray Stevens defeated Armando Rodriguez
Jim Brunzell defeated Billy Howard

6/8/74 – St Paul, MN @ Auditorium
Ivan Putski defeated Superstar Billy Graham  via DQ
AWA Tag Team Champions Nick Bockwinkel & Ray Stevens defeated Wahoo McDaniel & Dick Murdoch in a 2/3 falls match
Greg Gagne & Jim Brunzell defeated Larry Hennig & Paul Perschmann
Baron Von Raschke defeated Bull Bullinski
Horst Hoffman defeated Billy Howard via pin
Geoff Portz defeated Caesar Pavlon via pin
Reported Attendance: 9,000+ SRO

6/12/74 – Denver, CO @ Auditorium Arena
10th Anniversary Show
Steel Cage Match, Special Referee: George Gadaski: Nick Bockwinkel & Ray Stevens defeated The Crusher & Wahoo McDaniel to regain the AWA Tag Team Title when Stevens pinned McDaniel in 16:12
Ivan Putski defeated Superstar Billy Graham  via DQ in 7:19 when Baron Von Raschke interfered and pounded Putski
Greg Gagne & Jim Brunzell defeated Larry Heiniemi & Buddy Wolff in a 2/3 falls match
1. Wolff defeated Brunzell in 11:22
2. Heiniemi & Wolff were  via DQ’ed at 3:13 for tossing Gagne over the top rope
3. Brunzell pinned Wolff in 5:32
Baron Von Raschke defeated Geoff Portz in 21:59
Kay Noble (sub Cora Combs) defeated Vivian Vachon via pin in 12:14
Larry Hennig defeated Paul Perschmann via pin in 8:00
Reported Attendance: 7,206
Note: Crusher & Wahoo were billed as the AWA Tag Team Champions by two different newspapers going into this match. Both papers reported Bockwinkel & Stevens regained the AWA Tag Team Title from Crusher & Wahoo.

6/14/74 – Chicago, IL @ International Amphitheatre
Dick the Bruiser & Wahoo McDaniel defeated Larry Heiniemi & Buddy Wolff
Ivan Putski defeated Superstar Billy Graham  via DQ
Chris Taylor defeated Ray Stevens
Geoff Portz defeated Mitsu Arakawa
Pepper Gomez defeated Baron Von Raschke
Mike Snyder defeated Ken Dillinger

6/15/74 – Minneapolis TV
Wahoo McDaniel defeated Inca Peru
Nick Bockwinkel & Ray Stevens defeated Bob Amel & Peter Lee
Greg Gagne & Jim Brunzell defeated Billy Howard & Percy Pringle
Larry Hennig defeated Tom DeMarco
Billy Robinson defeated Frank Diamond
Superstar Billy Graham defeated Chi Chi Rosario

6/15/74 – Milwaukee, WI @ Arena
The Crusher & Baron Von Raschke were co-winners of a two ring 24 man $50,000 battle royal
Nick Bockwinkel drew Wahoo McDaniel
Baron Von Raschke defeated Frank Nixon
Superstar Billy Graham defeated Oddjob via pin
Larry Hennig defeated Bull Bullinski via pin
Greg Gagne & Jim Brunzell defeated Blackjack Lanza & Paul Perschmann
also in Battle Royal: Geoff Portz, Ray Stevens, Horst Hoffman, Andre Rousimoff, Larry Heiniemi, Chris Taylor, Buddy Wolff, Billy Robinson, Ivan Putski, Moose Cholak, Ken Patera.
Reported Attendance: “10,550 fans”

6/16/74 – Green Bay, WI @ Brown County Veteran’s Memorial Arena
AWA Tag Team Champions Nick Bockwinkel & Ray Stevens no contest The Crusher & Billy Robinson in 3rd fall
Strap Match: Wahoo McDaniel defeated Larry Heiniemi
Ivan Putski defeated Buddy Wolff
Baron Von Raschke defeated Bill Howard
Horst Hoffman defeated Bull Bullinski
Geoff Portz defeated Paul Perschmann
Note: Another listing has Crusher & Robinson winning the main event on a 3rd fall  via DQ

6/19/74 – Peoria, IL
Indian Strap Match: Wahoo McDaniel defeated Larry Heiniemi
Ivan Putski defeated Buddy Wolff
Baron Von Raschke defeated Bull Bullinski
Greg Gagne defeated Bill Howard
Larry Hennig defeated Jim Brunzell
Reported Attendance: 1,800

6/19/74 – Honolulu, HI @ HIC Arena
Billy Graham defeated The Crusher  via DQ
Gene Kiniski defeated Dory Funk Jr
Sam Steamboat defeated Horst Hoffman  via DQ
Neff Maiava defeated Igor Volkoff
Reggie Parks drew Mad Dog Griffin
The Destroyer defeated Betto Castro
Susan Green defeated Paula Kaye

6/20/74 – Cambridge
Wahoo McDaniel defeated Larry Hennig

6/20/74 – Davenport, IA @ John O’Donnell Stadium
This card was rained out and rescheduled for July 10th.

6/22/74 – Minneapolis TV
Greg Gagne & Jim Brunzell defeated Paul Perschmann & Juan Zapata
Superstar Billy Graham defeated Kenny Jay
Ivan Putski defeated Joe Guzman
Baron Von Raschke defeated Jose Martine
Nick Bockwinkel defeated Pancho Vasquez

6/22/74 – Duluth, MN @ Arena
Ivan Putski defeated Superstar Billy Graham  via DQ when Larry Hennig interfered
AWA Tag Team Champions Nick Bockwinkel & Ray Stevens defeated Billy Robinson & Geoff Portz
Greg Gagne defeated Larry Hennig when Larry couldn’t pin Greg in 10 minutes
Jim Brunzell drew Buddy Wolff (sub Odd Job)

6/26/74 – Fargo, ND @ Civic Auditorium
Chris Taylor & Wahoo McDaniel defeated Larry Heiniemi & Buddy Wolff
Baron Von Raschke (sub Billy Graham) defeated Tosh Togo
Ivan Putski defeated Bull Bullinski
Larry Hennig defeated Geoff Portz

6/27/74 – Wapello, IA @ Wapello High School Stadium
Billy Robinson vs. Baron Von Raschke
Chris Taylor vs. Larry Heiniemi
Greg Gagne vs. Geoff Portz
Jim Brunzell vs. Bill Howard

6/28/74 – Decatur, IL
Baron Von Raschke vs. Bull Bullinski

6/28/74 – Sheboygan, WI @ Municipal Armory
The Crusher defeated Larry Hennig via pin in 10:08
Wahoo McDaniel defeated Larry Heiniemi (sub Billy Graham) in a 2/3 falls match in 23:48
1. Heiniemi pinned Wahoo in 11:40
2. Wahoo pinned Heiniemi in 14:40
3. Wahoo pinned Heiniemi in 23:48
Greg Gagne defeated Buddy Wolff  via DQ in 19:25 when Wolff tossed Greg over the top rope
Jim Brunzell defeated Bill Howard via pin in 14:57
Note: Billy Graham reportedly missed his plane connection in Houston, Texas.

6/29/74 – Minneapolis TV
Ray Stevens defeated John the Greek
Ivan Putski defeated Doug Somers
Superstar Billy Graham defeated Juan Valez
Billy Robinson defeated Tom DeMarco
The Crusher defeated Paul Perschmann
Larry Heiniemi defeated Kenny Jay

6/29/74 – Minneapolis, MN @ Auditorium
Ivan Putski defeated Superstar Billy Graham COR
Billy Robinson defeated Larry Heiniemi via pin
Handicap Match, Hennig must beat both men within 20 minute time limit: Larry Hennig defeated Jim Brunzell in 13:00 but was unable to defeat Greg Gagne in the remaining 7:00
Vivian Vachon defeated Mars Monroe via pin
Bull Bullinski defeated Tom DeMarco via pin
Paul Perschmann defeated Doug Somers via pin
Reported Attendance: 6,426

6/29/74 – Chicago, IL @ International Amphitheatre
AWA Tag Team Champions Nick Bockwinkel & Ray Stevens defeated Wahoo McDaniel & Chris Taylor
Bobo Brazil defeated Baron Von Raschke  via DQ
Moose Cholak drew Buddy Wolff
Geoff Portz defeated Oddjob
Jose Martine defeated Tony Romano
Billy Howard defeated George Gadaski
7/3/74 – Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada @ Arena
AWA Tag Team Champions Nick Bockwinkel & Ray Stevens defeated Verne Gagne & Billy Robinson in a 2/3 falls match
1 Stevens defeated Robinson
2 Robinson defeated Stevens by submission with a spinning toe hold
3 Bockwinkel pinned Gagne after a piledriver
Ivan Putski defeated Baron Von Raschke  via DQ when Superstar Billy Graham interfered
Superstar Billy Graham defeated Wahoo McDaniel after Baron Von Raschke interfered
Geoff Portz drew Buddy Wolff 20:00
Jim Brunzell defeated Bull Bullinski
George Gordienko defeated Tom DeMarco
Reported Attendance: “more than 5,000 fans”
Note: Brunzell incorrectly billed as a “rookie sensation” by the Winnipeg Press.

7/6/74 – Minneapolis TV
Nick Bockwinkel defeated George Gadaski
The Crusher defeated Tom DeMarco
Larry Hennig defeated Angel Rivera
Billy Robinson defeated Julio Rodriguez
Buddy Wolff defeated Kenny Jay

7/10/74 – Davenport, IA @ John O’Donnell Stadium
AWA Tag Team Champions Nick Bockwinkel & Ray Stevens defeated Billy Robinson & Geoff Portz
Ivan Putski defeated Baron Von Raschke
Chris Taylor defeated Larry Heiniemi
Larry Hennig defeated Bull Bullinski

7/12/74 – Denver, CO @ Auditorium Arena
Ivan Putski defeated Billy Graham  via DQ in 10:15 when the referee caught Graham using brass knuckles
The Crusher defeated Ray Stevens  via DQ in 12:00 after Stevens jumped off the top rope onto Crusher
Billy Robinson defeated Baron Von Raschke  via DQ in 14:55 when Baron tossed Billy over the top rope
Greg Gagne & Jim Brunzell defeated Larry Hennig & Paul Perschmann in a 2/3 falls match
Reported Attendance: 5,112

7/13/74 – Milwaukee, WI @ Arena
$50,000 Purse
The Crusher defeated Baron Von Raschke  via DQ
The Crusher did not receive the money because Raschke claimed the match could not end in disqualification
Ivan Putski defeated Superstar Billy Graham  via DQ
Wahoo McDaniel & Chris Taylor defeated Blackjack Lanza & Al Costello in a 2/3 falls match
Oddjob defeated Billy Howard via pin
Tom DeMarco drew George Gadaski
Reported Attendance: “9,141 fans”

7/13/74 – Minneapolis, MN @ Auditorium
Special Referee: Don Curtis
AWA Tag Team Champions Nick Bockwinkel & Ray Stevens defeated Billy Robinson & Geoff Portz in a 2/3 falls match
Verne Gagne & Greg Gagne & Jim Brunzell defeated Larry Hennig & Larry Heiniemi & Buddy Wolff
Wilbur Snyder defeated Bull Bullinski 15:45
Paul Perschmann defeated Kenny Jay
Reported Attendance: 5,320

7/17/74 – Honolulu, HI @ HIC Center
AWA Champion Verne Gagne defeated Gene Kiniski
Ivan Putski & Sam Steamboat defeated Peace Brothers
Ed Francis defeated Masked Marvel
Sam Steamboat defeated Peace Brother I
Neff Maiava defeated Bepo Castro
Little Tokyo & Sonny Boy Hayes defeated Cowboy Lang & Haiti Kid

7/18/74 – Duluth, MN @ Arena
Winning team to challenge AWA Tag Team Champions Nick Bockwinkel & Ray Stevens in Duluth on August 7
The Crusher & Ivan Putski defeated Larry Hennig & Superstar Billy Graham in a 2/3 falls match
Billy Robinson defeated Nick Bockwinkel  via DQ
Buddy Wolff defeated Bull Bullinski (sub Chris Taylor)
Jim Brunzell defeated Paul Perschmann
Reported Attendance: 3,000

7/19/74 – Rockford, IL @ Boylan High School
Ivan Putski defeated Baron Von Raschke  via DQ
AWA Tag Team Champions Nick Bockwinkel & Ray Stevens defeated Billy Robinson & Geoff Portz
Larry Hennig defeated Bull Bullinski
Jim Brunzell defeated Billy Howard

7/20/74 – Chicago, IL @ International Amphitheatre
Billy Robinson defeated AWA Champion Verne Gagne in a 2/3 falls match
(no title change, Gagne’s foot ruled to be on rope)
AWA Tag Team Champions Nick Bockwinkel & Ray Stevens defeated The Crusher & Wahoo McDaniel in a 2/3 falls match
Ivan Putski defeated Baron Von Raschke  via DQ
Mitsu Arakawa defeated Moose Cholak  via DQ
Greg Gagne & Jim Brunzell defeated Larry Heiniemi & Buddy Wolff in a 2/3 falls match
Mike Snyder defeated Paul Perschmann

7/21/74 – Green Bay, WI @ Brown County Veteran’s Memorial Arena
No DQ match, Special Referee: Greg Gagne: The Crusher & Billy Robinson defeated Nick Bockwinkel & Ray Stevens in a 2/3 falls match to win the AWA Tag Team Title
Ivan Putski defeated Superstar Billy Graham  via DQ
Baron Von Raschke defeated Wahoo McDaniel via pin
Greg Gagne drew Buddy Wolff 20:00
Reported Attendance: 6,448

7/23/74 – Mankato, MN
Larry Hennig defeated Bull Bullinski

7/24/74 – Davenport, IA @ John O’Donnell Stadium
The Crusher & Ivan Putski defeated Superstar Billy Graham & Baron Von Raschke
Greg Gagne defeated Larry Hennig

7/25/74 – Peoria, IL
AWA Tag Team Champions Nick Bockwinkel & Ray Stevens defeated The Crusher & Wahoo McDaniel
Greg Gagne defeated Larry Hennig

7/27/74 – Minneapolis TV
Superstar Billy Graham defeated George Gadaski
Greg Gagne & Jim Brunzell defeated Frank Hill & Armando Rodriguez
Horst Hoffman defeated Kenny Jay
Ivan Putski defeated Bill Howard

7/27/74 – Minneapolis, MN @ Auditorium
Superstar Billy Graham & Baron Von Raschke defeated the Crusher & Ivan Putski in a 2/3 falls match
Ray Stevens defeated Wahoo McDaniel via pin
Nick Bockwinkel defeated Billy Robinson  via DQ
Larry Hennig defeated Buddy Wolff
Horst Hoffman defeated Bull Bullinski via pin
Greg Gagne & Jim Brunzell defeated Billy Howard & Paul Perschmann

7/31/74 – Fargo, ND @ Civic Auditorium
Ivan Putski defeated Superstar Billy Graham  via DQ
Ray Stevens defeated Wahoo McDaniel 15:00
Nick Bockwinkel defeated Geoff Portz via referee’s decision
Buddy Wolff defeated Bull Bullinski via referee’s decision
Baron Von Raschke defeated Jim Brunzell via pin in 8:30

8/3/74 – Minneapolis TV
Ivan Putski defeated Armando Rodriguez
Superstar Billy Graham defeated Frank Hill
Greg Gagne & Jim Brunzell defeated Paul Perschmann & Bob Amel
Larry Hennig defeated Caesar Pabon
Baron Von Raschke defeated George Gadaski
Billy Robinson defeated Pancho Vasquez

8/3/74 – Milwaukee, WI @ Arena
The Crusher & Ivan Putski defeated Baron Von Raschke & Superstar Billy Graham in a 2/3 falls match
Billy Robinson defeated Nick Bockwinkel  via DQ when Bockwinkel rammed Robinson’s head into the ring post
Larry Hennig defeated Wahoo McDaniel via pin in 11:50
Greg Gagne drew Buddy Wolff
Jim Brunzell defeated Billy Howard via pin in 12:50
Reported Attendance: 7,560

8/3/74 – Chicago, IL @ International Amphitheatre
Dick the Bruiser defeated Ray Stevens
Chris Taylor defeated Horst Hoffman  via DQ
Mitsu Arakawa & Kim Duk defeated Pepper Gomez & Mike Snyder
Bobby Heenan defeated Pepper Gomez COR
Sgt. Jacques Goulet defeated Sailor Art Thomas
Geoff Portz defeated Paul Perschmann

8/7/74 – Duluth, MN @ Arena
Nick Bockwinkel & Ray Stevens defeated AWA Tag Team Champions The Crusher & Billy Robinson  via DQ
Baron Von Raschke defeated Ivan Putski
Horst Hoffman defeated Bull Bullinski
Geoff Portz drew Buddy Wolff
Reported Attendance: 1999
Note: Another listing has Crusher & Robinson winning the main event in two straight falls

8/9/74 – Denver, CO @ Auditorium Arena
The Crusher & Ivan Putski defeated Superstar Billy Graham & Baron Von Raschke in a 2/3 falls match
1. Crusher pinned Von Raschke
2. Von Raschke defeated Crusher
3. Putski pinned Graham
Ray Stevens defeated Billy Robinson
Handicap Match: Larry Hennig must beat both Greg Gagne & Jim Brunzell in 20 minutes
Larry Hennig defeated Jim Brunzell via pin in 9:10 but could not defeated Greg Gagne within the 20 minute time limit so Gagne & Brunzell were declared the winners
Horst Hoffman defeated Bull Bullinski by submission with a claw hold
Reported Attendance: 5,212

8/10/74 – Rockford, IL @ Boylan High School
Baron Von Raschke & Horst Hoffman defeated The Crusher & Ivan Putski  via DQ

8/10/74 – Minneapolis TV
Ivan Putski defeated Bill Howard
Larry Hennig defeated Julio Rodriguez
Greg Gagne & Jim Brunzell defeated Nick Bockwinkel & Ray Stevens  via DQ
Bull Bullinski defeated Pancho Vasquez
Kenny Jay defeated Angel Rivera

8/13/74 – Davenport, IA @ John O’Donnell Stadium
Nick Bockwinkel & Ray Stevens defeated AWA Tag Team Champions The Crusher & Billy Robinson  via DQ
Ivan Putski defeated Superstar Billy Graham  via DQ
Baron Von Raschke defeated Geoff Portz
Horst Hoffman drew Jim Brunzell

8/15/74 – Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada @ Arena
AWA Champion Verne Gagne defeated Nick Bockwinkel in 19:00
The Crusher & Ivan Putski defeated Baron Von Raschke & Superstar Billy Graham in a 2/3 falls match
1. Baron pinned Putski in 10:00
2. Putski pinned Baron in 8:00
3. Crusher pinned Graham
Larry Hennig no contest Geoff Portz when Portz suffered an injury and Hennig refused to accept the victory
Ray Stevens defeated Billy Robinson in 18:00
Jim Brunzell & Bull Bullinski (sub Greg Gagne) defeated Big K & Buddy Wolff
Dave Muir defeated Scotty Campbell (sub Bobby Jones) in 12:00
Reported Attendance: “7,000 fans”

8/16/74 – Peoria, IL
Baron Von Raschke & Horst Hoffman defeated The Crusher & Ivan Putski  via DQ
Larry Hennig no contest Geoff Portz
Billy Robinson defeated Buddy Wolff
Khosrow Vaziri defeated Tom Demarco

8/17/74 – Minneapolis TV
The Crusher & Billy Robinson defeated Paul Perschmann & Frank Hill
Horst Hoffman defeated George Gadaski
Verne Gagne defeated Bob Amel
Larry Hennig defeated Armando Rodriguez
Buddy Wolff defeated Caesar Pabon
Geoff Portz defeated Kenny Jay

8/17/74 – Minneapolis, MN
Nick Bockwinkel & Ray Stevens defeated AWA Tag Team Champions the Crusher & Billy Robinson  via DQ
Baron Von Raschke defeated Ivan Putski COR
Geoff Portz defeated Paul Perschmann
Larry Hennig defeated Buddy Wolff
Horst Hoffman defeated Khosrow Vaziri
Reported Attendance: 9,120

8/18/74 – Green Bay, WI @ Brown County Veteran’s Memorial Arena
Superstar Billy Graham defeated the Crusher via pin in 11:28 after Baron Von Raschke interfered
Ivan Putski defeated Baron Von Raschke  via DQ in 18:02
Larry Hennig defeated Buddy Wolff via pin in 16:23
Geoff Portz & Jim Brunzell defeated Billy Howard & Paul Perschmann in a 2/3 falls match
Horst Hoffman defeated Bull Bullinski by submission with a claw hold in 12:03
Reported Attendance: 5,478

8/23/74 – Denver, CO @ Auditorium Arena
Nick Bockwinkel & Ray Stevens defeated AWA Tag Team Champions The Crusher & Billy Robinson  via DQ
Baron Von Raschke defeated Ivan Putski COR
Larry Hennig defeated Buddy Wolff
Horst Hoffman defeated Ali Vaziri (sub Jim Brunzell) via pin
Reported Attendance: 4,137

8/24/74 – Minneapolis TV
Ivan Putski defeated Pancho Vasquez
Baron Von Raschke & Horst Hoffman defeated Angel Rivera & Chi Chi Rosario
Larry Hennig defeated Joe Guzman
Buddy Wolff defeated Kenny Jay

8/24/74 – Milwaukee, WI @ Arena
No DQ Match for $50,000 Battle Royal purse
The Crusher defeated Baron Von Raschke via pin in 15:43 to finally win the Battle Royal money
Nick Bockwinkel & Ray Stevens defeated Billy Robinson & Geoff Portz
Arm wrestling
Superstar Billy Graham defeated Ivan Putski
Larry Hennig defeated Billy Howard
Horst Hoffman defeated Jim Brunzell via default
Bull Bullinski drew Khosrow Vaziri
Reported Attendance: “9,337 fans”

8/28/74 – Springfield, IL
Nick Bockwinkel & Ray Stevens vs. AWA Tag Team Champions The Crusher & Billy Robinson

8/28/74 – Fargo, ND @ Civic Auditorium
Horst Hoffman defeated Larry Hennig

8/29/74 – Virginia
Larry Hennig & Ivan Putski vs. Baron Von Raschke & Horst Hoffman

8/29/74 – Knoxville, IL @ Knox County Fairgrounds
The Crusher defeated Superstar Billy Graham COR
Nick Bockwinkel & Ray Stevens vs. Billy Robinson & Geoff Portz
Greg Gagne vs. Bill Howard
Jim Brunzell vs. Bobby Heenan

8/30/74 – Rockford, IL @ Boylan High School
Nick Bockwinkel & Ray Stevens defeated AWA Tag Team Champions The Crusher & Billy Robinson  via DQ

8/31/74 – Minneapolis TV
Baron Von Raschke & Horst Hoffman defeated George Gadaski & Kenny Jay
Buddy Wolff defeated Paul Perschmann
Verne Gagne defeated Bob Amel

8/31/74 – St Paul, MN
The Crusher defeated Superstar Billy Graham
Nick Bockwinkel & Ray Stevens defeated Larry Hennig & Verne Gagne
Horst Hoffman defeated Ivan Putski  via DQ
Baron Von Raschke defeated Khosrow Vaziri
Jim Brunzell defeated Paul Perschmann
Buddy Wolff defeated Kenny Jay

9/2/74 – Davenport, IA @ John O’Donnell Stadium
Nick Bockwinkel & Ray Stevens defeated Jim Brunzell & Larry Hennig
Baron Von Raschke defeated Ivan Putski  via DQ
Buddy Wolff defeated Bull Bullinski
Chris Taylor defeated Horst Hoffman  via DQ
Paul Perschmann defeated Khosrow Vaziri

9/7/74 – Chicago, IL @ Comiskey Park
AWA Champion Verne Gagne defeated Billy Robinson COR
The Sheik & Bobby Heenan defeated Dick the Bruiser & Bobo Brazil
The Crusher & Ivan Putski & Larry Hennig defeated Nick Bockwinkel & Ray Stevens & Superstar Billy Graham when Hennig pinned Graham after an “Axe”
Chris Taylor defeated Ox Baker  via DQ
Pepper Gomez no contest Baron Von Raschke
Wilbur Snyder defeated Sgt. Jacques Goulet
Kim Duk defeated Jim Brunzell
Greg Gagne drew Buddy Wolff
Vivian Vachon defeated Lucille DuPree

9/8/74 – Green Bay, WI @ Brown County Veteran’s Memorial Arena
Nick Bockwinkel & Ray Stevens defeated Larry Hennig & Jim Brunzell
Baron Von Raschke handcuffed to Ivan Putski
The Crusher defeated Superstar Billy Graham
Chris Taylor defeated Horst Hoffman
Bull Bullinski drew Khosrow Vaziri (sub Bobby Heenan)

9/10/74 – Peoria, IL
AWA Tag Team Champions The Crusher & Billy Robinson defeated Nick Bockwinkel & Ray Stevens
Larry Hennig defeated Buddy Wolff
Horst Hoffman defeated Bull Bullinski
Khosrow Vaziri defeated Tom Demarco

9/11/74 – Grand Forks, ND
Larry Hennig defeated Nick Bockwinkel
Billy Robinson defeated Horst Hoffman  via DQ
Bobby Heenan defeated Jim Brunzell  via DQ
Chris Taylor defeated Buddy Wolff

9/12/74 – Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada @ Arena
Nick Bockwinkel & Ray Stevens defeated AWA Tag Team Champions The Crusher & Billy Robinson on a 3rd fall  via DQ
1 Robinson pinned Bockwinkel after a backbreaker
2 Stevens defeated Robinson by submission at the 20 minute mark
3 Crusher was  via DQ’ed for tossing Stevens over the top rope
Ivan Putski defeated The Brute by submission with a bear hug in 18:00
Larry Hennig defeated Buddy Wolff via pin in 16:30
Chris Taylor defeated Horst Hoffman  via DQ
Greg Gagne & Jim Brunzell vs. Paul Pershmann & Yugo Babich
Dave Muir defeated Frenchy Dubois in 19:00
Reported Attendance: “7,231 fans”
Note: The Winnipeg Press reported Jim Brunzell and Kozrow [sic] Vaziri scored a victory over Paul Perschmann and Kozrow [sic] Vaziri.

9/13/74 – Denver, CO @ Auditorium Arena
Horst Hoffman defeated The Crusher via pin in 9:50
Nick Bockwinkel & Ray Stevens defeated Greg Gagne & Larry Hennig  via DQ
Billy Robinson defeated Buddy Wolff via pin
Bobby Heenan defeated Jim Brunzell
Reported Attendance: 4,897
Note: Another listing has The Crusher winning the main event

9/14/74 – Minneapolis TV
Nick Bockwinkel defeated Tom DeMarco
The Crusher & Billy Robinson defeated Paul Perschmann & Joe Guzman
Ivan Putski defeated Bobby Vann
Yugo Babich defeated Kenny Jay
Greg Gagne defeated Red Mendez

9/14/74 – Minneapolis, MN
Nick Bockwinkel & Ray Stevens & Bobby Heenan defeated Larry Hennig & Greg Gagne & Jim Brunzell
Horst Hoffman defeated Billy Robinson  via DQ
Handicap Match: Ivan Putski drew Buddy Wolff & Paul Perschmann
Chris Taylor defeated Khosrow Vaziri
Yugo Babich defeated Bull Bullinski
Reported Attendance: 5,189

9/15/74 – St Cloud, MN
Larry Hennig vs. Buddy Wolff

9/16/74 – Davenport, IA @ John O’Donnell Stadium
Nick Bockwinkel & Ray Stevens drew Greg Gagne & Jim Brunzell 20:00
Horst Hoffman defeated Billy Robinson  via DQ
Buddy Wolff drew Geoff Portz
Larry Hennig defeated Yugo Babich  via DQ

9/17/74 – Granville
Larry Hennig vs. Buddy Wolff

9/18/74 – Rockford, IL @ Boylan High School
Nick Bockwinkel & Ray Stevens defeated Larry Hennig & Jim Brunzell

9/19/74 – Springfield, IL
Nick Bockwinkel & Ray Stevens vs. AWA Tag Team Champions The Crusher & Billy Robinson
Larry Hennig vs. Buddy Wolff

9/20/74 – Duluth, MN @ Arena
Larry Hennig defeated Ray Stevens
Nick Bockwinkel defeated Geoff Portz (sub Billy Robinson)
Greg Gagne & Jim Brunzell defeated Bobby Heenan & Paul Perschmann 2-0
Khosrow Vaziri drew Yugo Babich

9/21/74 – Minneapolis TV
Greg Gagne & Jim Brunzell defeated Julio Rodriguez & Andrew Doren
Ray Stevens defeated Tom Leon
Yugo Babich defeated Chi Chi Rosario
Horst Hoffman defeated Kenny Jay
Verne Gagne defeated George Gadaski

9/21/74 – Milwaukee, WI @ Arena
Nick Bockwinkel & Ray Stevens defeated AWA Tag Team Champions The Crusher & Billy Robinson on a 3rd fall  via DQ
European rules match: Horst Hoffman defeated Ivan Putski via pin
Larry Hennig defeated Buddy Wolff via pin
Geoff Portz defeated Stan Pulaski via pin
Greg Gagne & Jim Brunzell defeated Paul Perschmann & Billy Howard
Reported Attendance: 8,870

9/26/74 – Fargo, ND @ Civic Auditorium
Ivan Putski & Larry Hennig defeated Nick Bockwinkel & Bobby Heenan
Billy Robinson defeated Horst Hoffman  via DQ
Buddy Wolff defeated Geoff Portz
Bob Backlund defeated George Gadaski

9/28/74 – Minneapolis TV
Ivan Putski defeated Bob Amel
Nick Bockwinkel & Ray Stevens defeated Caesar Pavlon & Armando Rodriguez
Larry Hennig defeated Frank Hill
Buddy Wolff defeated George Gadaski
Verne Gagne defeated Billy Howard

9/28/74 – St Paul, MN @ Civic Center
AWA Champion Verne Gagne defeated Horst Hoffman  via DQ when Hoffman refused to release a claw hold on Gagne while both were outside the ring at 26:00
Greg Gagne & Jim Brunzell defeated Nick Bockwinkel & Ray Stevens when Nick & Ray were unable to defeated Greg & Jim within 20 minutes
Billy Robinson defeated Stan Pulaski 16:30
Geoff Portz defeated Bull Bullinski 13:20
Bob Backlund defeated Billy Howard
Vivian Vachon defeated Mars Monroe 11:15
Reported Attendance: 5,101

9/28/74 – Hammond, IN @ Civic Center
The Crusher & Larry Hennig defeated Larry Heiniemi & Buddy Wolff
Ivan Putski defeated Bobby Heenan COR
Moose Cholak defeated Yugo Babich
Chris Taylor defeated Paul Perschmann
Mitsu Arakawa & Kim Duk defeated Pepper Gomez & Wilbur Snyder  via DQ
Tom Demarco drew Jose Martine

9/29/74 – Green Bay, WI @ Brown County Veteran’s Memorial Arena
AWA Tag Team Champions The Crusher & Billy Robinson defeated Nick Bockwinkel & Ray Stevens on a 3rd fall  via DQ
1. Bockwinkel & Stevens won 1st fall
2. Crusher & Robinson won 2nd fall
3. Bockwinkel & Stevens were DQ’ed
Larry Hennig defeated Larry Heiniemi
Greg Gagne & Jim Brunzell defeated Bobby Heenan & Paul Perschmann 2-0
Geoff Portz drew Buddy Wolff

10/2/74 – Redlake, MN @ High School
Larry Hennig vs. Larry Heiniemi
Jim Brunzell vs. Yugo Babich
Paul Perschmann vs. Geoff Portz

10/3/74 – Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada @ Arena
Nick Bockwinkel & Ray Stevens defeated Larry Hennig & Greg Gagne on a 3rd fall COR
1 Hennig won 1st fall with The Axe
2 Hennig lost 2nd fall
3 Gagne was counted out of the ring
Billy Robinson defeated Yugo Babich in 20:00
Horst Hoffman defeated Ivan Putski  via DQ in less than 8 minutes when Putski hit the referee
Larry Heiniemi defeated Geoff Portz
Vicki Williams defeated Sarah Swearingen in 14:00 to earn a shot against US Women’s Champion Vivian Vachon
Jim Brunzell defeated Paul Perschmann (sub Bobby Heenan) in 16:00
Roddy Piper defeated Frenchy Dubois in 15:00
Reported Attendance: “more than 5,000 fans”
Notes: Bobby Heenan now the manager of Bockwinkel & Stevens. Heenan refused to wrestle Brunzell.

10/4/74 – Denver, CO @ Auditorium Arena
AWA Champion Verne Gagne defeated Horst Hoffman via pin
Nick Bockwinkel & Ray Stevens defeated Greg Gagne & Jim Brunzell
Larry Heiniemi defeated Larry Hennig
Buddy Wolff defeated Geoff Portz
Reported Attendance: 3,117

10/5/74 – Minneapolis TV
The Crusher & Billy Robinson defeated Paul Perschmann & Frank Hill
Horst Hoffman defeated Caesar Pavlon
Larry Hennig defeated Bob Amel
Larry Heiniemi defeated George Gadaski
Jim Brunzell defeated Armando Rodriguez

10/5/74 – Minneapolis, MN
AWA Tag Team Champions The Crusher & Billy Robinson defeated Nick Bockwinkel & Ray Stevens
Larry Hennig no contest Larry Heiniemi
Horst Hoffman defeated Chris Taylor COR
Greg Gagne & Jim Brunzell defeated Yugo Babich & Stan Pulaski
Geoff Portz drew Buddy Wolff

10/9/74 – Rockford, IL @ Boylan High School
Larry Hennig & Greg Gagne & Jim Brunzell defeated Nick Bockwinkel & Ray Stevens & Bobby Heenan
Horst Hoffman defeated Billy Robinson  via DQ
Kim Duk defeated ?
George Gadaski defeated ?
Note: El Bracero Jose Martine lost to either Duk or Gadaski.

10/9/74 – La Crosse, WI
The Crusher won the 10-Man Battle Royal
The Crusher defeated Buddy Wolff
Geoff Portz defeated Larry Heiniemi  via DQ
Chris Taylor defeated Paul Perschmann
Bull Bullinski drew Yugo Babich

10/12/74 – St Paul, MN
The Crusher & Larry Hennig no contest Nick Bockwinkel & Ray Stevens (The Crusher was hurt during the 2nd fall, so Hennig continued alone for the 3rd fall. Match stopped by the referee during the 3rd fall when things went out of control.)
Horst Hoffman defeated Bull Bullinski
Larry Heiniemi defeated Geoff Portz
Greg Gagne defeated Bobby Heenan via forfeit when Heenan failed to appear
Buddy Wolff defeated Julio Rodriguez
Jim Brunzell defeated Yugo Babich
Reported Attendance: 5,361

10/14/74 – Bismarck, ND
Larry Hennig & Greg Gagne defeated Nick Bockwinkel & Ray Stevens

10/17/74 – Cheyenne, WY
The Crusher defeated Nick Bockwinkel
Ray Stevens defeated Larry Hennig
Geoff Portz defeated Paul Perschmann
Greg Gagne & Jim Brunzell defeated Larry Heiniemi & Buddy Wolff

10/18/74 – Denver, CO @ Auditorium Arena
Larry Hennig & Greg Gagne & Jim Brunzell defeated Nick Bockwinkel & Ray Stevens & Bobby Heenan
AWA Tag Team Champions Billy Robinson & the Crusher defeated Larry Heiniemi & Buddy Wolff
Geoff Portz defeated Paul Perschmann
Reported Attendance: 3,567

10/19/74 – Milwaukee, WI @ Auditorium
Horst Hoffman defeated the Crusher COR
Greg Gagne & Jim Brunzell drew Nick Bockwinkel & Ray Stevens
Ivan Putski defeated Yugo Babich via pin
Chris Taylor defeated Buddy Wolff via pin
Geoff Portz defeated George Gadaski via pin
Reported Attendance: “6,112 fans” sellout

10/19/74 – Hammond, IN @ Civic Center
Larry Hennig no contest Bobby Heenan

10/20/74 – Green Bay, WI @ Brown County Veteran’s Memorial Arena
Larry Hennig & Ivan Putski defeated Nick Bockwinkel & Ray Stevens
Horst Hoffman defeated Billy Robinson
Jim Brunzell defeated Buddy Wolff
Greg Gagne defeated George Gadaski

10/22/74 – Moline, IL @ Wharton Field House
AWA Tag Team Champions The Crusher & Billy Robinson defeated Nick Bockwinkel & Ray Stevens
Horst Hoffman defeated Ivan Putski  via DQ
Chris Taylor defeated Buddy Wolff
Jim Brunzell defeated Yugo Babich
Bobby Heenan drew Greg Gagne
Note: Other sources don’t list the main event.

10/23/74 – Peoria, IL
Greg Gagne & Jim Brunzell defeated Nick Bockwinkel & Ray Stevens  via DQ
Ivan Putski defeated Buddy Wolff
Chris Taylor defeated Yugo Babich
Bobby Heenan defeated Tom DeMarco

10/24/74 – Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada @ Arena
No DQ Match: Nick Bockwinkel & Ray Stevens defeated The Crusher & Billy Robinson to regain the AWA Tag Team Title when Bockwinkel pinned Crusher after manager Bobby Heenan interfered
Larry Hennig defeated Larry Heiniemi in 17:41
Ivan Putski defeated Baron Von Raschke in 10:18
Horst Hoffman defeated Jim Brunzell in 14:47
Buddy Wolff defeated George Gadaski (sub Greg Gagne) in 17:47
Moose Morowski defeated Roddy Piper (sub Geoff Portz) in 10:23

10/26/74 – Minneapolis TV
Baron Von Raschke & Horst Hoffman defeated Roddy Piper & Kenny Jay
Chris Taylor defeated Doug Somers
Boris Breznikoff defeated George Gadaski
Ivan Putski defeated Paul Perschmann
Larry Hennig defeated Steve Merrick

10/26/74 – Duluth, MN @ Arena
Greg Gagne & Jim Brunzell & Larry Hennig defeated Nick Bockwinkel & Ray Stevens & Bobby Heenan
Horst Hoffman defeated Ivan Putski
Chris Taylor defeated Baron Von Raschke  via DQ
Geoff Portz drew ?

10/27/74 – St Paul, MN
Non-Title
Verne Gagne & Larry Hennig defeated AWA Tag Team Champions Nick Bockwinkel & Ray Stevens
Baron Von Raschke defeated Billy Robinson  via DQ
European Rules
Ivan Putski drew Horst Hoffman in 5 rounds
Greg Gagne & Jim Brunzell defeated Yugo Babich & Paul Perschmann
Boris Breznikoff defeated Doug Somers
Reported Attendance: 6,233

10/29/74 – Fargo, ND @ Civic Auditorium
Billy Robinson vs. Horst Hoffman
Ivan Putski vs. Baron Von Raschke
Larry Hennig vs. Larry Heiniemi
Greg Gagne vs. Bobby Heenan
Jim Brunzell vs. Yugo Babich

10/30/74 – Rockford, IL @ Boylan High School
The Crusher & Billy Robinson defeated Baron Von Raschke & Horst Hoffman
Larry Hennig defeated Mad Dog Vachon
Ivan Putski defeated Buddy Wolff
Boris Bresnikoff defeated Geoff Portz
Note: Another listing has Hennig beating Larry Heiniemi

11/2/74 – Minneapolis TV
Larry Hennig defeated Pancho Lopez
Boris Breznikoff defeated Kenny Jay
The Crusher defeated Paul Perschmann  via DQ
Baron Von Raschke & Horst Hoffman defeated George Gadaski & Tom Leon
Ivan Putski defeated Joe Guzman
Jim Brunzell defeated Andrew Duran

11/2/74 – Minneapolis, MN @ Auditorium
Boris Breznikoff & Bobby Heenan defeated Greg Gagne & Jim Brunzell COR
Billy Robinson & Ivan Putski & Chris Taylor defeated Baron Von Raschke & Horst Hoffman & Larry Heiniemi
Mil Mascaras defeated Yugo Babich
Geoff Portz defeated Torpedo Guzman

11/7/74 – Lewistown
The Crusher vs. Baron Von Raschke
Larry Hennig vs. Larry Heiniemi

11/8/74 – Denver, CO @ Auditorium Arena
Saloon Match: The Crusher defeated Larry Heiniemi
Horst Hoffman defeated Ivan Putski
Chris Taylor defeated Yugo Babich
Boris Breznikoff & Bobby Heenan defeated Larry Hennig & Greg Gagne
Ivan Putski defeated Great Goliath

11/9/74 – Minneapolis TV
Greg Gagne & Jim Brunzell defeated Yugo Babich & Paul Perschmann
Horst Hoffman defeated Armando Rodriguez
Larry Heiniemi & Buddy Wolff defeated Caesar Pabon & Bob Amel

11/9/74 – Chicago, IL @ International Amphitheatre
Dick the Bruiser & Larry Hennig no contest Boris Breznikoff & Bobby Heenan
Bobo Brazil defeated Bill Miller  via DQ
Handicap Match: Chris Taylor defeated Big K & Yugo Babich
Prince Pullins defeated Johnny Kace
Rock Riddle defeated Jose Martine

11/9/74 – Milwaukee, WI @ Auditorium
Baron Von Raschke & Horst Hoffman defeated The Crusher & Billy Robinson
Greg Gagne & Jim Brunzell defeated Larry Heiniemi & Frank Hill
Ivan Putski defeated Superstar Billy Graham  via DQ
Geoff Portz defeated Paul Perschmann
Reported Attendance: 6,112 sellout

11/10/74 – Green Bay, WI @ Brown County Veteran’s Memorial Arena
The Crusher & Ivan Putski & Larry Hennig double dq against Superstar Billy Graham & Bobby Heenan & Boris Breznikoff in 3rd fall
Baron Von Raschke defeated Geoff Portz via pin in 21:03
Chris Taylor defeated Yugo Babich via pin in 12:59
Jim Brunzell defeated Rock Riddle via pin in 15:23
Reported Attendance: 6,244

11/12/74 – Moline, IL @ Wharton Field House
Ivan Putski defeated Horst Hoffman
Boris Breznikoff & Bobby Heenan defeated Greg Gagne & Larry Hennig
Jim Brunzell defeated Rock Riddle
Vivian Vachon defeated Pam Drake

11/14/74 – Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada @ Arena
The Crusher defeated Bobby Heenan COR in 6:00 when Heenan ran back to the dressing room
Larry Hennig & Ivan Putski defeated Baron Von Raschke & Horst Hoffman on a 3rd fall  via DQ
1. Putski pinned Von Raschke
2. Von Raschke won 2nd fall
3. Von Raschke jumped off the top rope on to Hennig was was  via DQ’ed
Chris Taylor defeated Yugo Babich via pin after a big splash
Boris Breznikoff defeated Geoff Portz
Ivan Crankovic drew Bobby Jones
Reported Attendance: “3,851 wrestling faithful”

11/16/74 – Minneapolis TV
The Crusher defeated Chuck Edwards
Superstar Billy Graham defeated Andy Duran
Greg Gagne & Jim Brunzell defeated George Gadaski & Kenny Jay
Boris Breznikoff defeated Tom Leon
Chris Taylor defeated Paul Perschmann

11/16/74 – St Paul, MN @ Civic Center
Larry Hennig & Ivan Putski & Chris Taylor defeated Baron Von Raschke & Horst Hoffman & Superstar Billy Graham in a 2/3 falls match
Boris Breznikoff & Bobby Heenan defeated Greg Gagne & Jim Brunzell COR
Geoff Portz drew Larry Heiniemi 20:00
Yugo Babich defeated George Gadaski via pin
Rock Riddle defeated Kenny Jay
Reported Attendance: 5,817

11/20/74 – Albert Lea, MN @ Armory
Ivan Putski defeated Baron Von Raschke  via DQ
Boris Breznikoff defeated Geoff Portz
Cowboy Lang & Little Louie defeated Billy the Kid & Sonny Boy Hayes
Big K defeated George Gadaski (sub bout for Rock Riddle vs. Kenny Jay).
Reported Attendance: 300

11/20/74 – Tokyo Kuramae Kokugikan
AWA Champion Verne Gagnedouble count out with Billy Robinson in 3rd fall
1. Gagne defeated Robison with a sleeper hold in 20:48
2. Robinson pinned Gagne in 15:21 pin
3. Both men were counted out of the ring in 9:35
Great Kusatsu & Kimura defeated Ray Stevens & Buddy Wolff
1. Stevens pinned Kimura in 6:50
2. Great Kusatsu defeated Wolff with a figure four leg lock in 3:45
3. Kimura pinned Stevens in 3:11
Mighty Inoue defeated Nick Bockwinkel in a 2/3 falls match
1. Both men were counted out of the ring in 13:05 and each man was credited with losing a fall.
2. Mighty Inoue pinned Bockwinkel in 3:25
Chiyo Obata defeated Vickie Williams
Reported Attendance: 4,500

11/21/74 – Osaka, Japan @ Pref. Gym
AWA Tag Title vs. IWA Tag Title
AWA Tag Team Champions Nick Bockwinkel & Ray Stevens & defeated IWA Tag Team Champions Rusher Kimura & Great Kusatsu on a 3rd fall  via DQ
1: Kimura pinned Bockwinkel in 14:22
2: Bockwinkel pinned Kimura in 7:19
3: Kimura & Kusatsu were  via DQ’ed in 3:00
* No title change due to  via DQ
Billy Robinson vs. Animal Hamaguchi
Cuban Assassins vs. Tadaharu Tanaka & Jiro Inazuma
Buddy Wolff vs. Isamu Teranishi
Chiyo Obata & Terumi Sakura vs. Donna Christantello & Vickie Williams
Katsuzo Oiyama vs. Snake Amami
Hart Smith vs. Tsutomu Yonemura
AWA Title vs. IWA Title
AWA Champion Verne Gagne double knockout IWA Champion Mighty Inoue in 3rd fall
1. Gagne defeated Inoue with a sleeper hold in 17:17
2. Mighty Inoue pinned Gagne in 4:55
3. Both men were knocked out in 8:59

11/21/74 – Stevens Point, WI @ Quandt Gymnasium
The Crusher defeated Superstar Billy Graham
Ivan Putski defeated Baron Von Raschke  via DQ when Von Raschke rammed Putski in to the ring post
Cowboy Lang & Little Louie defeated Billy the Kid & Sonny Boy Hayes in a 2/3 falls match
Jim Brunzell drew Geoff Portz 20:00
Reported Attendance: 3,600

11/22/74 – Rockford, IL @ Boylan High School
The Crusher defeated Baron Von Raschke

11/22/74 – Denver, CO @ Auditorium Arena
Boris Breznikoff defeated Larry Hennig 10:18
Bobby Heenan defeated Greg Gagne COR at 15:35
Rocky Mountain Champion Ricky Romero defeated Rock Riddle 9:28
Cowboy Lang & Little Lonnie defeated Sonny Boy Hayes & Billy The Kid
Judo Jacket Match: Akio Sato defeated Mr Okuma 11:54
Reported Attendance: 4,104

11/23/74 – Minneapolis TV
Nick Bockwinkel & Ray Stevens defeated Bull Bullinski & Armando Rodriguez
Lord Littlebrook & Wee Willie Wilson drew Little Tokyo & Frenchy LaMont
Greg Gagne defeated Frank Hill
Horst Hoffman defeated Bob Amel
Larry Hennig defeated Paul Perschmann
Ivan Putski defeated Armando Rodriguez

11/23/74 – Milwaukee, WI @ Auditorium
The Crusher & Ivan Putski defeated Baron Von Raschke & Horst Hoffman in a 2/3 falls match
Superstar Billy Graham defeated Chris Taylor  via DQ
Cowboy Lang & Little Louie defeated Billy The Kid & Sonny Boy Hayes in a 2/3 falls match
Geoff Portz drew Larry Heiniemi
Yugo Babich defeated Bull Bullinski via pin
Reported Attendance: 5,262

11/23/74 – Chicago, IL @ International Amphitheatre
Dick the Bruiser no contest the Sheik
Boris Breznikoff defeated Larry Hennig
Greg Gagne & Jim Brunzell defeated Mitsu Arakawa & Kim Duk
Pepper Gomez defeated Big K
Rock Riddle drew Clem Turner
Mike Snyder defeated Mark Manson

11/24/74 – Duluth, MN @ Arena
Larry Hennig & Ivan Putski defeated Baron Von Raschke & Horst Hoffman
Bobby Heenan defeated Greg Gagne  via DQ
Cowboy Lang & Little Louie over Billy the Kid & Sonny Boy Hayes
Boris Breznikoff defeated Geoff Portz

11/25/74 – Moline, IL @ Wharton Field House
The Crusher defeated Boris Breznikoff
Baron Von Raschke defeated Larry Hennig
Greg Gagne defeated Bobby Heenan
Geoff Portz drew Jim Brunzell

11/26/74 – Burlington, IA @ Memorial Auditorium
Greg Gagne & Jim Brunzell vs. Boris Breznikoff & Bobby Heenan
Geoff Portz vs. Baron Von Raschke
Larry Hennig vs. Yugo Babich

11/27/74 – Grand Forks, ND @ Civic Auditorium
Chris Taylor & Ivan Putski vs. Baron Von Raschke & Horst Hoffman
Cowboy Lang & Little Louie vs. Billy the Kid & Sonny Boy Hayes
Mil Mascaras vs. Larry Heiniemi
Paul Perschmann vs. Rock Riddle

11/28/74 – Minneapolis, MN
The Crusher defeated Boris Breznikoff
Bobby Heenan defeated Greg Gagne COR
Ivan Putski & Chris Taylor defeated Baron Von Raschke & Horst Hoffman  via DQ
Jim Brunzell defeated Rock Riddle
Geoff Portz defeated Yugo Babich

11/29/74 – Sheboygan, WI @ Municipal Armory
Arm Wrestling
Superstar Billy Graham defeated Ivan Putski
Ivan Putski defeated Superstar Billy Graham  via DQ in 24:11
Larry Hennig defeated Larry Heiniemi in a 2/3 falls match
1. Hennig pinned Heiniemi
2. Heiniemi defeated Hennig
3. Hennig pinned Heiniemi
Greg Gagne & Jim Brunzell defeated Larry Heiniemi & Paul Perschmann (subs for Yugo Babich & Rock Riddle) in a 2/3 falls match in 28:40
1. Brunzell won 1st fall with a submission hold in 10:20
2. Heiniemi pinned Brunzell in 20:40
3. Gagne & Brunzell won 3rd fall in 28:40
Jim Brunzell defeated Paul Perschmann via pin in 12:16
Reported Attendance: 3,431

11/29/74 – Detroit Lakes
Larry Hennig defeated Larry Heiniemi

11/30/74 – Minneapolis TV
Superstar Billy Graham defeated Bobby Jones
The Crusher & Ivan Putski defeated Paul Perschmann & Steve Merrick
Baron Von Raschke defeated Kenny Jay
Larry Hennig defeated Wilf Caron
Boris Breznikoff defeated Scotty Campbell

11/30/74 – Peoria, IL @ Richwoods High School
Superstar Billy Graham vs. Ivan Putski
Bobby The Brain Heenan vs. Greg Gagne
Jumping Jim Brunzell vs. Larry Heiniemi
Larry The Axe Hennig vs. Rock Riddle
Bull Bullinski vs. Yugo Babich

12/2/74 – Red Lake, MN @ High School
Ivan Putski vs. Big K
Little Louie & Cowboy Lang vs. Sonny Boy Hayes & Billy the Kid
Yugo Babich vs. Rock Riddle

12/3/74 – Jamestown
Larry Hennig vs. Big K

12/4/74 – Grand Forks, ND @ Armory Auditorium
Larry Hennig defeated Superstar Billy Graham  via DQ
Ivan Putski vs. Yugo Babich
Cowboy Lang & Little Louie vs. Billy The Kid & Sonny Boy Hayes
Big K vs. Rock Riddle

12/5/74 – Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada @ Arena
Larry Hennig & Ivan Putski defeated Nick Bockwinkel & Superstar Billy Graham (sub Ray Stevens) in a 2/3 falls match
1. Graham won 1st fall
2. Hennig pinned Graham after an Axe
3. Putski pinned Graham
Arm Wrestling for $10,000
Superstar Billy Graham defeated Ivan Putski  via DQ when Putski grabbed the arm wrestling table for added leverage
Cowboy Lang & Little Louie defeated Sonny Boy Hayes & Billy The Kid in 27:00
Chris Taylor defeated Big K via pin in 14:00
Yugo Babich defeated Bobby Jones via pin after a backbreaker
Rock Riddle defeated Scotty Campbell
Reported Attendance: “5,844 fans”

12/5/74 – Denver, CO @ Auditorium Arena
The Crusher defeated Boris Breznikoff
Baron Von Raschke & Horst Hoffman defeated Ricky Romero & Pepper Gomez
Greg Gagne defeated Bobby Heenan COR
Geoff Portz drew Jim Brunzell
Larry Heiniemi defeated Jack Pesek
Reported Attendance: 3,249

12/6/74 – Chicago, IL @ International Amphitheatre
The Crusher defeated Boris Breznikoff  via DQ
AWA Tag Team Champions Nick Bockwinkel & Ray Stevens defeated Wilbur Snyder & Pepper Gomez
Arm Wrestling
Ivan Putski defeated Superstar Billy Graham  via DQ
Greg Gagne & Jim Brunzell defeated Paul Perschmann & Rock Riddle
Larry Heiniemi defeated Clem Turner
Geoff Portz defeated Big K

12/7/74 – Minneapolis TV
Nick Bockwinkel & Ray Stevens defeated George Gadaski & Kenny Jay
Ivan Putski defeated Frank Hill
Superstar Billy Graham defeated Paul Perschmann
The Crusher defeated Junior Hernandez
Baron Von Raschke defeated Caesar Pabon

12/7/74 – St Paul, MN @ Civic Center
The Crusher & Ivan Putski defeated AWA Tag Team Champions Nick Bockwinkel & Ray Stevens  via DQ
Superstar Billy Graham defeated Baron Von Raschke  via DQ
Larry Hennig defeated Big K (sub Boris Breznikoff) via pin
Chris Taylor defeated Yugo Babich via pin after a splash
Greg Gagne defeated Rock Riddle by submission with the sleeper hold
Jim Brunzell drew Geoff Portz
Cowboy Lang & Little Louie defeated Billy The Kid & Sonny Boy Hayes in a 2/3 falls match
Reported Attendance: 4,501

12/8/74 – Green Bay, WI @ Brown County Veteran’s Memorial Arena
Baron Von Raschke won a 15 Man, $12,000 Battle Royal
The Crusher defeated Horst Hoffman via pin in 8:41
Ivan Putski drew Baron Von Raschke 15:00
Chris Taylor defeated Buddy Wolff via pin in 11:06
Greg Gagne defeated Bobby Heenan COR in 10:20
Jim Brunzell drew Geoff Portz 15:00
Originally the Battle Royal was scheduled to include 16 men but Larry Hennig was reportedly forced to withdraw due to a death in his family.
Battle Royal included all above as well as Superstar Billy Graham, Nick Bockwinkel, Larry Heiniemi, Boris Breznikoff and Yugo Babich.
Reported Attendance: 5,945

12/10/74 – Moline, IL @ Wharton Field House
The Crusher & Larry Hennig & Ivan Putski defeated Nick Bockwinkel & Ray Stevens & Boris Breznikoff  via DQ
Chris Taylor defeated Baron Von Raschke  via DQ
Buddy Wolff drew Geoff Portz
Jim Brunzell defeated Yugo Babich

12/11/74 – Rockford, IL @ Boylan High School
Larry Hennig & Ivan Putski defeated AWA Tag Team Champions Nick Bockwinkel & Ray Stevens  via DQ
The Crusher defeated Boris Breznikoff

12/12/74 – Lincoln
Larry Hennig vs. Boris Breznikoff

12/14/74 – Minneapolis TV
The Crusher defeated Julio Rodriguez
Nick Bockwinkel defeated Angel Rivera
Ivan Putski defeated Andy Duran
Baron Von Raschke defeated Chi Chi Rosario
Jim Brunzell defeated Doug Somers
Buddy Wolff defeated Kenny Jay

12/14/74 – Milwaukee, WI @ Auditorium
AWA Tag Team Champions Nick Bockwinkel & Ray Stevens defeated the Crusher & Ivan Putski
Boris Breznikoff defeated Larry Hennig  via DQ
Greg Gagne & Jim Brunzell defeated Rock Riddle & Yugo Babich
Chris Taylor defeated Baron Von Raschke
Geoff Portz defeated Bob Sweetan
Reported Attendance: 6,112 sellout

12/15/74 – Duluth, MN @ Arena
Larry Hennig no contest Boris Breznikoff

12/21/74 – Minneapolis TV
Khosrow Vaziri defeated Paul Perschmann
Boris Breznikoff defeated Scotty Campbell
Baron Von Raschke defeated Caesar Pabon
Greg Gagne & Jim Brunzell defeated Bob Amel & Frank Hill
Larry Hennig defeated Dick Reynolds

12/21/74 – Peoria, IL
Death Match: Greg Gagne defeated Bobby The Brain Heenan
Larry The Axe Hennig defeated Ox Baker
Jim Brunzell defeated Baron Von Raschke
Khosrow Vaziri defeated Rock Riddle
Geoff Portz defeated Yugo Babich
Note: Another listing has Larry Hennig beating Sgt. Jacques Goulet

12/26/74 – Moline, IL @ Wharton Field House
Nick Bockwinkel defeated Larry Hennig
Ivan Putski defeated Baron Von Raschke
Greg Gagne & Jim Brunzell defeated Yugo Babich & Boris Breznikoff

12/27/74 – Chicago, IL @ International Amphitheatre
Nick Bockwinkel defeated AWA Champion Verne Gagne  via DQ
The Legionairres Sgt. Jacques Goulet & Private Don Fargo defeated Wilbur Snyder & Larry Hennig
Ray Stevens no contest Pepper Gomez
Moose Cholak no contest Ox Baker
Chris Taylor defeated Big K
Khosrow Vaziri defeated Kim Duk

12/27/74 – Denver, CO @ Auditorium Arena
No DQ, No Time Limit Match: The Crusher defeated Boris Breznikoff
Baron Von Raschke defeated Superstar Billy Graham
Ivan Putski defeated Buddy Wolff in a 2/3 falls match
Greg Gagne & Jim Brunzell defeated Yugo Babich & Rock Riddle 2-0
Reported Attendance: 4,327

12/28/74 – Minneapolis TV
Nick Bockwinkel & Ray Stevens defeated Scotty Campbell & Kenny Jay
Verne Gagne defeated Yugo Babich
Ivan Putski defeated Steve Merrick
Baron Von Raschke defeated Moose Morowski
Buddy Wolff defeated George Gadaski

12/28/74 – Minneapolis, MN
The Crusher & Ivan Putski no contest AWA Tag Team Champions Nick Bockwinkel & Ray Stevens
Khosrow Vaziri & Greg Gagne & Jim Brunzell defeated Larry Heiniemi & Buddy Wolff & Rock Riddle
Larry Hennig defeated Boris Breznikoff
Baron Von Raschke defeated Scotty Campbell
Geoff Portz defeated Yugo Babich
Reported Attendance: 5,276

12/29/74 – Green Bay, WI @ Brown County Veteran’s Memorial Arena
AWA Champion Verne Gagne defeated Ray Stevens
Nick Bockwinkel defeated Larry Hennig
Chris Taylor & Ivan Putski defeated Kim Duk & Mitsu Arakawa 2-0
Geoff Portz defeated Yugo Babich
Khosrow Vaziri defeated Rock Riddle

12/29/74 – Milwaukee, WI @ Auditorium
The Crusher defeated Boris Breznikoff in 12:20
Superstar Billy Graham defeated Baron Von Raschke  via DQ
Greg Gagne & Jim Brunzell defeated Larry Heiniemi & Buddy Wolff
Pepper Gomez drew Dale Lewis
Sailor Art Thomas defeated Big K
Paul Perschmann drew Caesar Pablon
Reported Attendance: 6,112 sellout

12/30/74 – Fargo, ND @ Civic Auditorium
Nick Bockwinkel defeated Larry Hennig  via DQ
Larry Heiniemi & Buddy Wolff defeated Greg Gagne & Jim Brunzell
Big K defeated George Gadaski
Bob Remus defeated Kenny Jay

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