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January 1, 1970 in Cleveland, OH
Cleveland Arena drawing 6,108
  1. Haystacks Calhoun beat Man Mountain Cannon.

  2. The Masked Destroyer pinned Bobby Hunt.

  3. Hans Schmidt beat Son of Ali Baba.

  4. Moose Cholak beat Bill Miller via referee's decision.

  5. Sherrie Lane & Sherrie Davis beat Mary Jane Mull & Patty Drake.

  6. Jamaica Kid pinned Frenchy Lamont.

  7. Cuddles Anderson beat Celine Fontaine.

  8. The Love Brother DDQ Moose Cholak & The Great Igor.

  9. Bulldog Brower beat Johnny Powers in three falls to win the North American Title.
    • Brower beat Powers.
    • Powers beat Brower.
    • Brower beat Powers.

  10. U.S. Champ The Sheik beat Lord Athol Layton via DQ.
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January 8, 1970 in Cleveland, OH
Cleveland Arena drawing 3,423
  1. Bull Curry beat Bill Miller (14:31).

  2. Reginald & Hartford Love beat Ben Justice & Ivan Kalmikoff (24:26).

  3. The Great Igor beat Hans Schmidt via DQ.

  4. The Stomper beat Man Mountain Cannon via DQ.

  5. Johnny Powers beat North American Champ Bulldog Brower via DQ.

  6. U.S. Champ The Sheik DCO Lord Layton. As a result, the title was held-up
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January 15, 1970 in Cleveland, OH
Cleveland Arena drawing 4,565
  1. Man Mountain Cannon drew Mike Loren (20:00).

  2. Fred Curry beat Son of Ali Baba (9:10).

  3. Bull Curry beat Mike Loren (3:35).

  4. The Fabulous Kangaroos (Costello & Kent) drew Haystacks Calhoun & Gino Brito (30:00).

  5. North American Champ Bulldog Brower beat Johnny Powers via DQ.

  6. The Sheik beat Lord Layton (18:45) via countout to win the held-up U.S. Title.
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No Show Scheduled: January 22, 1970 in Cleveland, OH










January 29, 1970 in Cleveland, OH
Cleveland Arena drawing 4,147
  1. Bill Miller beat Bobby Hunt (13:20).

  2. Johnny Vallen (Jimmy Valiant) drew Ivan Kalmikoff (20:00).

  3. Jamaica Kid & Joey Russell beat Billy the Kid & Frenchy Lamont in three falls.
    • Lamont & Billy beat Jamaica & Russell.
    • Jamaica & Russell beat Lamont & Billy.
    • Jamaica & Russell beat Lamont & Billy.

  4. Haystacks Calhoun beat Bull Curry via DQ.

  5. Bulldog Brower & Hans Schmidt beat The Great Igor & Moose Cholak.

  6. U.S. Champ The Sheik drew Fred Curry (60:00).
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February 5, 1970 in Cleveland, OH
Cleveland Arena drawing 4,380
  1. Gino Brito drew Mike Loren (20:00).

  2. Haystacks Calhoun beat Bull Curry via DQ.

  3. Bill Miller drew Moose Cholak (20:00).

  4. Chris Tolos pinned Ivan Kalmikoff (15:20).

  5. Bulldog Brower & Hans Schmidt beat Ohio/Buffalo World Tag Champs Johnny Powers & The Great Igor (10:50) via DQ.

  6. Fred Curry beat Hartford Love (20:41).
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February 12, 1970 in Cleveland, OH
Cleveland Arena drawing 4,556
  1. Luis Martinez pinned Son of Ali Baba (13:44).

  2. Johnny Vallen drew Mike Loren (20:00).

  3. Chris Tolos DCO Gino Brito.

  4. The Fabulous Kangaroos (Costello & Kent) drew Lord Layton & Fred Curry (30:00).

  5. Bulldog Brower & Hans Schmidt beat Johnny Powers & Haystacks Calhoun.

  6. The Great Igor beat The Sheik in a "chain" match.
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February 19, 1970 in Cleveland, OH
Cleveland Arena drawing 4,435
  1. Gentleman Ben the Wrestling Bear vs. two opponents.

  2. Sputnik Monroe beat George Allen (3:03).

  3. Gino Brito pinned Mike Loren (20:02).

  4. Bull Curry NC Luis Martinez.

  5. Haystacks Calhoun, Ben Justice, The Stomper, & Fred Curry beat Bulldog Brower, Hans Schmidt, & The Fabulous Kangaroos (Costello & Kent) (20:29) when Calhoun made the pin.

  6. U.S. Champ The Sheik pinned The Great Igor (10:07).
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No Show Scheduled: Feberuary 26, 1970 in Cleveland, OH










No Show Scheduled: March 5, 1970 in Cleveland, OH










March 12, 1970 in Cleveland, OH
Cleveland Arena drawing 5,326
  1. Haystacks Calhoun beat U.S. Champ The Sheik via DQ.

  2. Dick Murdoch & Dusty Rhodes beat Ben Justice & The Stomper (25:10) to become the first NWF Tag Champs. Also in the tag team title tournament were The Fabulous Kangaroos (Costello & Kent), Lou Klein & John Vallen, Bulldog Bower & Hans Schmidt, and Tom Jones & Gino Brito. Several other teams were advertised for the tournament, but only the ones listed here were mentioned in the results article.
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March 19, 1970 in Cleveland, OH
Cleveland Arena drawing 5,604
  1. Ivan Kalmikoff drew Mike Loren (20:00).

  2. Lou Klein beat Big Bad John via DQ.

  3. Hans Schmidt pinned John Vallen.

  4. The Great Igor & Fred Curry beat The Fabulous Kangaroos (Costello & Kent) (30:00) via decision.

  5. North American Champ Bulldog Brower pinned Johnny Powers (7:30).

  6. U.S. Champ The Sheik beat Haystacks Calhoun (7:14) via countout.
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March 26, 1970 in Cleveland, OH
Cleveland Arena drawing 3,969
  1. Bob Harmon pinned Bill Terry (17:12).

  2. Abner Osborne pinned Andy Martin (18:05).

  3. Ben Justice & The Stomper beat The Fabulous Kangaroos (Costello & Kent) via DQ.

  4. NWF Tag Champs Dick Murdoch & Dusty Rhodes beat Reginald & Hartford Love (26:05).

  5. Bulldog Brower, Hans Schmidt, & Bull Curry beat Haystacks Calhoun, Johnny Powers, & Chief White Owl (35:03) via DQ.
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April 2, 1970 in Cleveland, OH
Cleveland Arena drawing 3,415
  1. Big Bad John drew Tom Jones (20:00).

  2. The Stomper & Ben Justice beat Al Costello & Mike Loren.

  3. Luis Martinez pinned Sputnik Monroe.

  4. Bulldog Brower drew Fred Curry (20:00).

  5. Hans Schmidt beat Donn Lewin.

  6. Johnny Powers & The Great Igor drew Dick Murdoch & Dusty Rhodes (60:00) in three falls. Newspaper ads implied that Powers & Igor were the NWF Tag Champs, but title histories have Murdoch & Rhodes as champs at this time.
    • Powers won via submission (24:37).
    • Powers was pinned (50:44).
    • The time limit expired (60:00).
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April 9, 1970 in Cleveland, OH
Cleveland Arena drawing 3,085
  1. Lou Klein drew Hartford Love.

  2. Fred Curry beat Big Bad John (1:42).

  3. Dusty Rhodes & Dick Murdock beat The Stomper & Ben Justice (30:33).

  4. NWF North American Champ Bulldog Brower DDQ The Great Igor.

  5. Johnny Powers beat Hans Schmidt (31:12) via submission.
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April 16, 1970 in Cleveland, OH
Cleveland Arena drawing 3,837
  1. Ivan Kalmikoff beat John Vallen.

  2. Fred Curry beat Angelo Poffo (19:16).

  3. Dick Murdoch & Dusty Rhodes beat The Great Igor & Ben Justice.

  4. Bulldog Brower & Hans Schmidt beat Bill Miller & Tom Jones.

  5. Johnny Powers beat U.S. Champ The Sheik via DQ
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April 23, 1970 in Cleveland, OH
Cleveland Arena drawing 5,630
  1. Bill Miller drew The Stomper (20:00).

  2. Haystacks Calhoun beat Jim Morrison (J.J. Dillon).

  3. Hans Schmidt beat Sonny King (12:06).

  4. Mary Jane Mull & Linda Klein beat Lucille Dupre & Patty Drake (19:41) in three falls.
    • Dupre & Drake beat Mull & Klein (7:03).
    • Mull & Klein beat Dupre & Drake (15:46).
    • Mull & Klein beat Dupre & Drake (19:41).
  5. Fred & Bull Curry beat Dusty Rhodes & Dr. X (Ron Sanders) (16:08).

  6. U.S. Champ The Sheik DCO Johnny Powers. As a result, the title was held-up.
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April 30, 1970 in Cleveland, OH
Cleveland Arena drawing 3,075
  1. Luis Martinez pinned Mike Loren (24:31).

  2. The Stomper beat Sputnik Monroe (20:38) via submission.

  3. Bulldog Brower beat Ben Justice (35:42) via sleeperhold.

  4. Fred & Bull Curry beat Sputnik Monroe & Francisco Rios (19:54).

  5. Bobo Brazil pinned Hans Schmidt (40:22).
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May 7, 1970 in Cleveland, OH
Cleveland Arena drawing 5,739
  1. The Stomper drew Sonny King.

  2. Lou Klein beat Mike Loren.

  3. Hans Schmidt beat Ben Justice.

  4. Bulldog Brower beat Bill Miller (21:40).

  5. Dick Murdoch & Dusty Rhodes beat Bobo Brazil & The Great Igor (22:39) via DQ.

  6. The Sheik beat Johnny Powers (7:41) in a "steel cage" match to win the held-up U.S. Title.
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May 14, 1970 in Cleveland, OH
Cleveland Arena drawing 2,206
  1. Hartford Love drew Sonny King (20:00).

  2. Hans Schmidt beat Lou Klein (12:31).

  3. The Fabulous Kangaroos (Costello & Kent) beat The Stomper & Ben Justice (20:04).

  4. The Great Igor & Chief White Owl beat Dick Murdoch & Bob Harmon (34:25).

  5. U.S. Champ The Sheik beat Bulldog Brower via DQ.
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May 21, 1970 in Cleveland, OH
Cleveland Arena drawing 2,110
  1. Sonny King beat Mike Loren (22:41).

  2. Bob Morrow beat Kurt Von Hess (19:31) via submission.

  3. The Fabulous Kangaroos (Costello & Kent) beat Hartford Love & Ivan Kalmikoff (25:11).

  4. Bulldog Brower & Hans Schmidt beat Johnny Powers & The Great Igor via DQ.

  5. The Sheik DDQ Chief White Owl (9:43).
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May 28, 1970 in Cleveland, OH
Cleveland Arena drawing 3,385
  1. Al Costello drew Sonny King.

  2. Lou Klein beat Kurt Von Hess (19:10) via DQ.

  3. Lucille Dupre & Penelope beat Linda Klein & Patty Drake (28:05) in three falls.
    • Klein & Drake beat Dupre & Penelope.
    • Dupre & Penelope beat Klein & Drake.
    • Dupre & Penelope beat Klein & Drake (28:05).

  4. Johnny Powers, The Great Igor, Haystacks Calhoun, & Sonny King beat Hans Schmidt, Bull Curry, & The Fabulous Kangaroos (Costello & Kent) (37:12) in three falls.
    • Schmidt, Curry, & The Kangaroos were DQed for the third fall.

  5. The Sheik beat Chief White Owl (6:41) in an "Indian strap" match.
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June 4, 1970 in Cleveland, OH
Cleveland Arena drawing 3,383
  1. The Stomper beat Kurt Von Hess.

  2. Mitsu Arakawa beat Sonny King.

  3. The Great Igor DCO Bull Curry.

  4. The Fabulous Kangaroos (Costello & Kent) beat Bulldog Brower & Hans Schmidt.

  5. U.S. Champ The Sheik beat Bobo Brazil (35:22) via DQ.
Note: Until September, the shows were held every two weeks.

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June 18, 1970 in Cleveland, OH
Cleveland Arena drawing 3,166
  1. Jim Morrison drew Bob Harmon (20:00).

  2. Mike Loren beat Gene DuBois.

  3. Dick Murdoch & Dusty Rhodes beat Moose Cholak & Chief White Owl (2:31) when Murdoch pinned White Owl.

  4. The Fabulous Kangaroos (Costello & Kent) drew The Stomper & Danny Miller (30:00).

  5. Bobo Brazil beat U.S. Champ The Sheik (7:14) by via DQ.
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July 2, 1970 in Cleveland, OH
Cleveland Arena drawing 5,355
  1. Mike Loren drew Ivan Kalmikoff.

  2. The Great Igor beat Bill Miller.

  3. Dick Murdoch & Dusty Rhodes drew The Fabulous Kangaroos (Costello & Kent) (30:00).

  4. Bulldog Brower beat Johnny Powers in a "Texas death" match.

  5. The Sheik beat Bobo Brazil in a "Texas death" match.
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July 16, 1970 in Cleveland, OH
Cleveland Arena drawing 3,686
  1. Luis Martinez beat Babyface Nelson (15:40).

  2. Bill Miller beat Mike Loren (15:25) via submission.

  3. Linda Klein pinned Lucille Dupre.

  4. Haystacks Calhoun & Fred Curry beat The Fabulous Kangaroos (Costello & Kent) (22:06).

  5. The Sheik & Bulldog Brower DDQ The Great Igor & Bobo Brazil
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July 30, 1970 in Cleveland, OH
Cleveland Arena drawing 5,305
  1. Babyface Nelson drew Tim Brooks.

  2. Kathy O'Day & Darling Dagmar beat Patty Drake & Diamond Lil in three falls.

  3. Luis Martinez beat Bull Curry via DQ.

  4. Haystacks Calhoun beat Bill Miller.

  5. Ernie Ladd pinned Chief White Owl (11:14).

  6. Bobo Brazil & Fred Curry beat The Sheik & Bulldog Brower (18:12) in a "steel cage" match.
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August 13, 1970 in Cleveland, OH
Cleveland Arena drawing 4,630
  1. Chief White Owl beat Kurt Von Hess (16:02).

  2. Bill Miller beat Babyface Nelson (15:40).

  3. NWF North American Champ Bulldog Brower pinned Bobby Harmon (7:13).

  4. Ernie Ladd & Bull Curry beat Bobo Brazil & Luis Martinez (19:00).

  5. U.S. Champ The Sheik beat Haystacks Calhoun in an "Arkansas death" match.
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August 27, 1970 in Cleveland, OH
Cleveland Arena drawing 4,369
  1. The Stomper drew Hans Schmidt (30:00).

  2. Fred Curry beat The Executioner via DQ.

  3. Kurt Von Hess beat Abner Osborne.

  4. Bill Miller beat Lou Klein.

  5. Johnny Powers & Chief White Owl beat Dick Murdoch & Dusty Rhodes when Powers won the fall via submission.

  6. Bobo Brazil DDQ Ernie Ladd (18:00).
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September 10, 1970 in Cleveland, OH
Cleveland Arena drawing 3,862
  1. Kurt Von Hess drew Abner Osborne.

  2. Sonny King beat Bobby Harmon.

  3. Bill Miller beat Tim Brooks.

  4. Chief White Owl beat Babyface Nelson.

  5. Fred Curry beat Mitsu Arakawa (4:18) via DQ.

  6. The Great Igor beat Hans Schmidt via countout (9:41).

  7. Johnny Powers & Bobo Brazil beat Ernie Ladd & Bulldog Brower (60:00) via decision.
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September 17, 1970 in Cleveland, OH
Cleveland Arena drawing 3,185
  1. Sonny King beat Angelo Poffo.

  2. Tony Marino beat Kurt von Hess via DQ.

  3. Mike Loren beat Babyface Nelson.

  4. Abner Osborne beat Dusty Rhodes.

  5. Haystacks Calhoun, Chief White Owl, & Fred Curry beat Kurt Von Hess, Hans Schmidt, & Bill Miller (18:07) when Calhoun pinned Miller.

  6. Bobo Brazil beat Ernie Ladd in a "steel cage" match
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September 24, 1970 in Cleveland, OH
Cleveland Arena drawing 3,051
  1. Bulldog Brower DDQ Luis Martinez.

  2. Abner Osborne beat Babyface Nelson via DQ.

  3. Lord Littlebrook & Cowboy Lang beat Cowboy Bradley & The Atom.

  4. Great Igor beat George Cannon.

  5. Haystacks Calhoun, Chief White Owl, & Fred Curry beat The Fabulous Kangaroos (Costello & Kent) & Mike Loren.

  6. U.S. Champ The Sheik beat Johnny Powers via countout. The Great Igor was the referee.
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October 1, 1970 in Cleveland, OH
Cleveland Arena drawing 2,995
  1. Mike Loren beat Frank Diamond.

  2. Luis Martinez beat Man Mountain Cannon.

  3. Hans Schmidt beat Bob Harmon.

  4. Lord Littlebrook, Cowboy Lang, Jamaica Kid, & Sonny Boy Hayes beat Sky Low Low, Little Brutus, Cowboy Bradley, &The Atom.

  5. The Fabulous Kangaroos (Costello & Kent) beat Haystacks Calhoun & Fred Curry via countout.

  6. U.S. Champ The Sheik beat The Mighty Igor.
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October 8, 1970 in Cleveland, OH
Cleveland Arena drawing 3,959
  1. The Mask drew Abner Osborne.

  2. Luis Martinez pinned Hans Schmidt.

  3. Haystacks Calhoun pinned Mike Loren.

  4. Chief White Owl beat Man Mountain Cannon.

  5. Bull & Fred Curry beat The Fabulous Kangaroos (Costello & Kent) when Fred pinned Kent.

  6. U.S. Champ The Sheik beat Mighty Igor. Sheik's manager Abdullah Farouk was handcuffed to Haystacks Calhoun.
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No Show Scheduled: October 15, 1970 in Cleveland, OH










No Show Scheduled: October 22, 1970 in Cleveland, OH










October 29, 1970 in Cleveland, OH
Cleveland Arena drawing 4,056
  1. Sonny King drew Mike Loren.

  2. Chief White Owl drew Kurt Von Hess.

  3. Fred Curry pinned Jim Morrison (8:12).

  4. Dominic DeNucci beat The Mask (8:25).

  5. Don Fargo beat Abner Osborne (16:41) via sleeperhold.

  6. Bobo Brazil & Lord Layton beat The Sheik & Bulldog Brower when Layton pinned Sheik.
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November 5, 1970 in Cleveland, OH
Cleveland Arena drawing 3,531
  1. The Stomper drew Sonny King (20:00).

  2. Dominic DeNucci drew Kurt Von Hess (20:00).

  3. Haystacks Calhoun beat Hans Schmidt via DQ.

  4. Fred Curry beat Babyface Nelson.

  5. Bobo Brazil, Moose Cholak, & Luis Martinez beat Bull Curry, Mitsu Arakawa, & Don Fargo (19:52) via triple pinfall.

  6. U.S. Champ The Sheik pinned Lord Layton (16:48).
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No Show Scheduled: November 12, 1970 in Cleveland, OH










November 19, 1970 in Cleveland, OH
Cleveland Arena drawing ???
  1. Eric the Red beat Bruce Swayze.

  2. Tex McKenzie beat Mike Loren.

  3. Hans Schmidt beat Hank James.

  4. Chief White Owl & The Mighty Igor beat Kurt Von Hess & The Executioner.

  5. The Fabulous Kangaroos (Costello & Kent) beat Domenic DeNucci & Abner Osborne.

  6. Bulldog Brower beat Haystacks Calhoun..

  7. U.S. Champ The Sheik drew Luis Martinez (60:00).
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November 26, 1970 in Cleveland, OH
Cleveland Arena drawing 5,279
  1. Joey Russell & Sonny Boy Hayes beat Sky Low Low & Frenchy Lamont in three falls.
    • Low Low & Lamont beat Russell & Hayes.
    • Russell & Hayes beat Low Low & Lamont.
    • Russell & Hayes beat Low Low & Lamont.

  2. Haystacks Calhoun & The Mighty Igor beat Kurt Von Hess & Bruce Swayze.

  3. Chief White Owl beat Mike Loren.

  4. Tex McKenzie pinned Boris Kosloff.

  5. Abner Osborne beat The Mask.

  6. Moose Cholak beat Bad Billy Coleman.

  7. Bulldog Brower beat Eric the Red.

  8. U.S. Champ The Sheik beat Luis Martinez (19:39) in a "Texas death" match.
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December 3, 1970 in Cleveland, OH
Cleveland Arena drawing 4,105
  1. Bruce Swayze pinned Frank Diamond.

  2. Mike Loren beat Hank James.

  3. Tex McKenzie beat Tim Brooks.

  4. Dominic DeNucci beat Eric the Red.

  5. Mary Jane Mull & Linda Klein beat Lucille Dupree & Patty Drake in three falls.

  6. Haystacks Calhoun & Chief White Owl beat Kurt Von Hess & The Executioner (20:00) via decision.

  7. Bulldog Brower & Luis Martinez beat The Sheik & Ernie Ladd (19:33) via countout.
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December 10, 1970 in Cleveland, OH
Cleveland Arena drawing ???
  1. Lou Klein drew Mike Loren.

  2. Eric the Red beat Abner Osborne.

  3. Hans Schmidt beat Bruce Swayze.

  4. Lucille Dupree pinned Mary Jane Mull (17:12).

  5. Tex McKenzie, Ben Justice, & Chief White Owl beat Bull Curry, Kurt Von Hess, & The Executioner when McKenzie pinned Von Hess.

  6. Bulldog Brower & Luis Martinez beat The Sheik & Ernie Ladd in a "steel cage" match.
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No Show Scheduled: December 17, 1970 in Cleveland, OH










December 25, 1970 in Cleveland, OH
Cleveland Arena drawing 4,918
  1. Ben Justice pinned Hank James.

  2. Ivan Kalmikoff beat Billy Coleman.

  3. Sonny King beat Tim Brooks.

  4. Sweet Daddy Siki beat Ben Justice.

  5. The Mighty Igor & The Stomper beat Mitsu Arakawa & Mike Loren (25:15) when Igor pinned Loren.

  6. U.S. Champ The Sheik DDQ Luis Martinez (20:00).
Note: This was a Friday show.

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