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Portland Wrestling: 1980 (VOLUME 11)

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Portland Wrestling
1980
VOLUME 11

The current Portland wrestling champions are as follows as of 8/30/1980:
NWA World Champion: Harley Race (11/7/1979)
PNW Heavyweight Champion: Buddy Rose (8/16/1980)
PNW Tag Team Champions: Roddy Piper & Mike Popovich (8/28/1980)

Your host is Frank Bonnema.
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Portland Wrestling: 1980 (VOLUME 2)

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Portland Wrestling
1980
VOLUME 2

The current Portland wrestling champions are as follows as of 1/19/1980:
NWA World Champion: Harley Race (11/7/1979)
PNW Heavyweight Champion: Buddy Rose (11/17/1979)
PNW Tag Team Champions: The Sheepherders (11/9/1979)

Your host is Frank Bonnema.
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NWA: Big Time Wrestling (February 1975)

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NWA: Big Time Wrestling
February 1975
London, ON, Canada
London Gardens

On the intro video, Bob Finnegan describes this show as having the greatest wrestlers in the world and yet all they show is the Sheik throwing fireballs in wrestlers faces! Not showing us a ton of variety there.

Your host is Lord Layton.
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NWA: Big Time Wrestling (November 1978)

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NWA: Big Time Wrestling
November 1978
Detroit, MI

Your host is Chuck Allen.
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WWWF: Championship Wrestling (05.07.77)

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WWWF: Championship Wrestling
May 7, 1977
Philadelphia, PA
Philadelphia Arena

Your current WWWF champions are as follows:
WWWF Heavyweight Champion: Superstar Billy Graham (4/30/1977)
WWWF World Tag Team Champions: Chief Jay Strongbow & Billy White Wolf (12/7/1976)

Pop Culture #1s:
#1 Movie of the Week: Annie Hall starring Woody Allen and Diane Keaton
#1 Song of the Week: Hotel California by the Eagles
#1 TV Show of 76-77 Season: Happy Days starring Ron Howard and Henry Winkler

Your host is Vince McMahon. Gary Michael Capetta is doing the ring announcing this week.
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WWWF: Championship Wrestling (04.23.77)

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WWWF: Championship Wrestling
April 23, 1977
Philadelphia, PA
Philadelphia Arena

Your current WWWF champions are as follows:
WWWF Heavyweight Champion: Bruno Sammartino (12/10/1973)
WWWF World Tag Team Champions: Chief Jay Strongbow & Billy White Wolf (12/7/1976)

Pop Culture #1s:
#1 Movie of the Week: Annie Hall starring Woody Allen and Diane Keaton
#1 Song of the Week: Don’t Leave Me This Way by Thelma Houston
#1 TV Show of 76-77 Season: Happy Days starring Ron Howard and Henry Winkler

Your host is Vince McMahon. Howard Finkel is the ring announcer in a very early appearance. This show aired on the same day John Cena was born.
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NWA: Big Time Wrestling (October 1978)

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NWA: Big Time Wrestling
October 1978
Detroit, MI

Your hosts are Chuck Allen and Terry Sullivan. WHY ARE THEY INSIDE OF A CAGE? We’ll find out at some point tonight.
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Portland Wrestling 1977-1979 (THE FINAL VOLUME)

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Portland Wrestling
1977-1979
VOLUME 16

The current Portland wrestling champions are as follows as of 12/8/1979:
NWA World Champion: Harley Race (11/7/1979)
PNW Heavyweight Champion: Buddy Rose (11/17/1979)
PNW Tag Team Champions: The Sheepherders (11/9/1979)

Your host is Frank Bonnema.
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Portland Wrestling 1977-1979 (VOLUME 15)

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Portland Wrestling
1977-1979
VOLUME 15

The current Portland wrestling champions are as follows as of 11/24/1979:
NWA World Champion: Harley Race (11/7/1979)
PNW Heavyweight Champion: Buddy Rose (11/17/1979)
PNW Tag Team Champions: The Sheepherders (11/9/1979)

Your host is Frank Bonnema.
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Portland Wrestling: 1977-1979 (VOLUME 14)

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Portland Wrestling
1977-1979
VOLUME 14

The current Portland wrestling champions are as follows as of 11/3/79:
NWA World Champion: Giant Baba (10/31/1979)
PNW Heavyweight Champion: Stan Stasiak (11/2/1979)
PNW Tag Team Champions: Dutch Savage & Stan Stasiak (10/3/1979)

Your host is Frank Bonnema.
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