Saturday, April 25, 2020

Tom Zenk in Mid South, April 1984

Mid South under Bill Watts was one of the early promotion where Tom Zenk tried out. His tour was cut short by a family emergency.  The following image shows the card for 4/10/84.. Other earlier matches are listed below. Terry Taylor was the rising babyface. Lanny Poffo was living out of his car boot. Bill Watts was Bill Watts

Mid south pro 4/10/84
Lake Charles LA 
Mid-South Tag Team titles: The Midnight Express vs The Rock 'n' Roll Express 
Hacksaw Duggan & Terry Taylor vs Krusher Darsow & Nikolai Volkoff 
Magnum TA vs Mr Wrestling II 
Buddy Landell vs Lanny Poffo 
Butch Reed vs Tom Zenk 
Joe Savoldi vs Masao Ito

4/2/84 Baton Rouge 
Magnum TA beat Mr. Wrestling II
Texas Tornado Match
Jim Duggan & Terry Taylor beat Nicolai Volkoff & Crusher Darsow
Bobby Eaton & Dennis Condrey beat Bill Dundee & Porkchop Cash
Lights Out match
Ricky Morton beat Buddy Landell
Butch Reed beat Lanny Poffo
Professor Ito beat John King
Tom Zenk beat Jerry Grey

4/4/84 Coliseum, Mississippi State Fairgounds in JacksonMississippi 
Mid-South Tag Team Titles Match
Midnight Express (Bobby Eaton and Dennis Condrey) (c) defeated Porkchop Cash and Bill Dundee
Magnum TA vs. Mr. Wrestling II - winner unknown 
Nikolai Volkoff and Krusher Kruschev vs. Terry Taylor and Mystery Partner - winner unknown 
Butch Reed and Buddy Landel vs. Rock 'n' Roll Express (Robert Gibson and Ricky Morton) - winner unknown 
Lanny Poffo vs. Masao Ito - winner unknown 
Tom Zenk vs John King – winner unknown

4/6/84 Houston, Sam Houston Coliseum (for Paul Boesch and Huston Wrestling)
Krusher Krushev(Darsow) & Nikolai Volkoff beat Hacksaw Duggan & Terry Taylor
Magnum TA beat Mr Wrestling II
Midnight Express beat Bill Dundee & Porkchop Cash
Hector Guerrero beat Masao Ito
Rock & Roll Express beat Butch Reed & Buddy Landell
Jerry Gray beat Joe Savoldi
Tom Zenk beat John King

4/7/84 Municipal Auditorium, New Orleans, LA 
Bill Watts & Stagger Lee beat Midnight Express (Jim Cornette had to wear a dress)
coal miners Russian roulette match
Jim Duggan beat Crusher Darsow
Mr. Wrestling II beat Magnum TA
Midnight Express beat Bill Dundee & Pork Chop Cash
Terry Taylor beat Butch Reed dq
Kerry Von Erich beat Prof. Ito
Buddy Landell beat Lanny Poffo
Rock & Roll Express beat Nikolai Volkoff & The Russian Invader
Tom Zenk beat Jerry Grey
John King beat Joe Savoldi
Att 25,000. 

1 comment:

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