Superbowl of Wrestling

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The Superbowl of Wrestling was an event held in the 1970s. It was one of the first professional wrestling "Supercards".

History[edit]

1972[edit]

Superbowl of Wrestling
Johnny Powers and Johnny Valentine - Wrestling Revue - January 1973 cover (cropped).jpg
PromotionNational Wrestling Alliance
National Wrestling Federation
DateAugust 12, 1972
CityCleveland, Ohio
VenueMunicipal Stadium

The first Superbowl of Wrestling was held in Cleveland, Ohio at Municipal Stadium on August 12, 1972. Three rings were set up, side by side, and often more than one match would be going on at a time. Attendance figures have been estimated as high as 20,000 and as low as 5,000. No reliable sources seem to agree on a number.

Here are partial results of the show:

1978[edit]

Superbowl of Wrestling
PromotionNational Wrestling Alliance
World Wide Wrestling Federation
Championship Wrestling from Florida
DateJanuary 25, 1978
CityMiami, Florida
VenueMiami Orange Bowl


Another Superbowl of Wrestling was held on January 25, 1978. This Superbowl of Wrestling was held at the Orange Bowl in Miami, Florida, drawing over 12,000 fans for a unification match between the WWWF and NWA World Championships. Here are the results:

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