Showdown at Shea

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Showdown at Shea was the name given to three professional wrestling events presented by the World Wide Wrestling Federation at Flushing, New York's Shea Stadium. The events were held in 1972, 1976, and 1980.[1]

Event results[edit]

1972[edit]

Showdown At Shea 1972
Information
Promotion World Wide Wrestling Federation
Date September 30, 1972[2]
Attendance 22,508[2]
Venue Shea Stadium
City Flushing, New York


No. Results Stipulations Times
1 Little Beaver and Little Louie defeated Pee Wee Adams and Sonny Boy Hayes Tag team match 08:25[2]
2 El Olimpico defeated Chuck O'Connor by disqualification Singles match 05:15[2]
3 Jack Brisco defeated Mr. Fuji Singles match 14:07[2]
4 Gorilla Monsoon defeated Ernie Ladd via referee's decision after they fought to a time-limit draw Singles match 20:00[2]
5 Chief Jay Strongbow and Sonny King defeated Lou Albano and The Spoiler Tag team match 04:28[2]
6 The Fabulous Moolah (c) defeated Debbie Johnson Singles match for the World Women's Championship 07:27[2]
7 Pedro Morales (c) fought Bruno Sammartino to a curfew draw Singles match for the WWWF World Heavyweight Championship 75:05[2]
  • (c) – refers to the champion(s) heading into the match

1976[edit]

Showdown at Shea 1976
Information
Promotion World Wide Wrestling Federation
Date June 25, 1976[3]
Attendance 32,000[3]
Venue Shea Stadium
City Flushing, New York
No. Results Stipulations Times
1 Ivan Putski defeated Baron Mikel Scicluna Singles match 07:58[3]
2 José Gonzáles and Kevin Sullivan fought to a time-limit draw Singles match 20:00[3]
3 Chief Jay Strongbow and Billy White Wolf (c) defeated The Executioners (#1 and #2) Two out of three falls tag team match for the WWWF World Tag Team Championship
4 André the Giant defeated Chuck Wepner by countout Boxer vs. wrestler match 01:17 of round 3[3]
5 Bruno Sammartino (c) defeated Stan Hansen by countout Singles match for the WWWF World Heavyweight Championship 10:19[3]
6 Antonio Inoki and Muhammad Ali fought to a draw Boxer vs. wrestler match; shown to the stadium crowd via closed-circuit television from Tokyo, Japan [3]
  • (c) – refers to the champion(s) heading into the match

1980[edit]

Showdown at Shea 1980
Information
Promotion World Wrestling Federation
Date August 9, 1980[4]
Attendance 36,295[4]
Venue Shea Stadium
City Flushing, New York
No. Results Stipulations Times
1 The Hangman defeated Rene Goulet Singles match 08:28[4]
2 Ivan Putski defeated Johnny Rodz Singles match 04:47[4]
3 Angel Marvilla defeated Jose Estrada Singles match 07:26[4]
4 The Fabulous Moolah and Beverly Shade defeated Kandi Malloy and Peggy Lee Tag team match 06:03[4]
5 Dominic DeNucci defeated Baron Mikel Scicluna Singles match 05:56[4]
6 Greg Gagne defeated Rick McGraw Singles match 14:33[4]
7 Pat Patterson defeated Tor Kamata by disqualification Singles match 02:09[4]
8 Tatsumi Fujinami (c) defeated Chavo Guerrero Singles match for the WWF Junior Heavyweight Championship 10:28[4]
9 Antonio Inoki defeated Larry Sharpe Singles match for the WWF World Martial Arts Heavyweight Championship 08:52[4]
10 André the Giant defeated Hulk Hogan Singles match 07:48[4]
11 Tony Atlas defeated Ken Patera (c) by countout Singles match for the WWF Intercontinental Championship 08:13[4]
12 Bob Backlund and Pedro Morales defeated The Wild Samoans (Afa and Sika) (c) 2-0 Two out of three falls tag team match for the WWF World Tag Team Championship 13:06[4]
13 Bruno Sammartino defeated Larry Zbyszko Steel cage match 13:59[4]
  • (c) – refers to the champion(s) heading into the match

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Shields, Brian; Sullivan, Kevin (2009). WWE Encyclopedia. Dorling Kindersley. p. 277. ISBN 978-0-7566-4190-0. 
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i Cawthon, Graham (2013). The History of Professional Wrestling: The Results WWF 1963–1989. CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform. p. 135. ISBN 978-1-4928-2597-5. 
  3. ^ a b c d e f g Cawthon, Graham (2013). The History of Professional Wrestling: The Results WWF 1963–1989. CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform. p. 191. ISBN 978-1-4928-2597-5. 
  4. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o Cawthon, Graham (2013). The History of Professional Wrestling: The Results WWF 1963–1989. CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform. p. 309. ISBN 978-1-4928-2597-5. 

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