WCCW Cotton Bowl Extravaganza

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The WCCW Cotton Bowl Extravaganza was an annual professional wrestling supercard promoted by Fritz Von Erich's World Class Championship Wrestling / World Class Wrestling Association. It was held in October every year from 1984 through 1988. All Cotton Bowl Extravaganza events were held at the Cotton Bowl in Dallas, Texas [1]

1st Cotton Bowl Extravaganza[edit]

1st Cotton Bowl Extravaganza
Information
Promotion World Class Championship Wrestling
Date October 27, 1984[2][3]
Attendance 12,000[2][3]
Venue Cotton Bowl[2][3]
City Dallas, Texas[2][3]
Event chronology
Labor Day Star Wars (1984) 1st Cotton Bowl Extravaganza Thanksgiving Star Wars (1984)
The Cotton Bowl Extravaganza chronology
First 1st Cotton Bowl Extravaganza 2nd Cotton Bowl Extravaganza

The 1st Cotton Bowl Extravaganza was a major professional wrestling show held by the Dallas, Texas based World Class Championship Wrestling (WCCW) promotion on October 27, 1984 at the Cotton Bowl football stadium in Dallas. The ninth match of the night between Kevin Von Erich and Chris Adams ended in controversy as Kevin pinned Adams while Adams twice had his shoulder up, while referee David Manning administered the three count. After the match, Adams smashed a wooden chair over Von Erich's head, resulting in a concussion and loss of blood when the chair broken in half, scraping his head. This was used as a storyline excuse to replace Kevin Von Erich in the main event with Bobby Fulton for the six-man tag team match.

No. Results[2][3] Stipulations Times
1 Iceman Parsons and Butch Reed wrestled to a time-limit draw Singles match 15:00
2 Killer Khan defeated Jules Strongbow Singles match  
3 Norvell Austin and Skip Young wrestled to a draw Singles match  
4 Buck Zumhofe defeated Koko Ware Singles match  
5 The Missing Link defeated George Weingroff Singles match  
6 Kerry Von Erich defeated Butch Reed arm wrestling match  
7 The Fantastics (Bobby Fulton and Tommy Rogers) (c) defeated El Diablo and Kelly Kiniski Tag team match for the NWA American Tag Team Championship  
8 Mike Von Erich and Stella Mae French defeated Gino Hernandez and Andrea the Lady Giant mixed tag team match  
9 Kevin Von Erich defeated Chris Adams Singles match  
10 The Dynamic Duo (Chris Adams and Gino Hernandez) and Jake Roberts defeated Bobby Fulton (subbing for Kevin Von Erich), Kerry Von Erich and Mike Von Erich (c) Six-man tag team match for the NWA Six-Man Tag Team Championship (Texas version) [4]
  • (c) – refers to the champion(s) heading into the match

2nd Cotton Bowl Extravaganza[edit]

2nd Cotton Bowl Extravaganza
Information
Promotion World Class Championship Wrestling
Date October 6, 1985[5][6]
Attendance 26,000[5][6]
Venue Cotton Bowl[5][6]
City Dallas, Texas[5][6]
Event chronology
Labor Day Star Wars (1985) 2nd Cotton Bowl Extravaganza Thanksgiving Star Wars (1985)
The Cotton Bowl Extravaganza chronology
1st Cotton Bowl Extravaganza 2nd Cotton Bowl Extravaganza 3rd Cotton Bowl Extravaganza

The 2nd Cotton Bowl Extravaganza was a major professional wrestling show held by the Dallas, Texas based World Class Championship Wrestling (WCCW) promotion on October 6, 1985 at the Cotton Bowl football stadium in Dallas. The main event saw the team of Kerry and Kevin Von Erich defeated The Dynamic Duo (Chris Adams and Gino Hernandez) when Kerry pinned Adams. After the match, Adams and Hernandez were shaved bald. Gino attempted to escape during the hair-cutting, but was tackled by Chris Von Erich at ringside. Cousin Lance Von Erich made his World Class debut in this match.

No. Results[5][6] Stipulations Times
1 Killer Tim Brooks defeated Steve Casey Singles match  
2 Kelly Kiniski defeated Tommy Montana Singles match  
3 The Fantastics (Bobby Fulton and Tommy Rogers) defeated Dave Peterson and John Tatum Tag team match  
4 The Great Kabuki defeated Mark Lewin by disqualification Singles match  
5 Brian Adias (c) defeated Jack Victory Singles match for the NWA Texas Heavyweight Championship  
6 Iceman Parsons (c) defeated One Man Gang Taped Fist match for the NWA American Heavyweight Champion [7]
7 Kerry and Kevin Von Erich defeated The Dynamic Duo (Chris Adams and Gino Hernandez) Hair vs. Hair match  
  • (c) – refers to the champion(s) heading into the match

3rd Cotton Bowl Extravaganza[edit]

3rd Cotton Bowl Extravaganza
Information
Promotion World Class Wrestling Association
Date October 12, 1986[8][9]
Attendance 5,835[8][9]
Venue Cotton Bowl[8][9]
City Dallas, Texas[8][9]
Event chronology
Labor Day Star Wars (1986) 3rd Cotton Bowl Extravaganza Thanksgiving Star Wars (1986)
The Cotton Bowl Extravaganza chronology
2nd Cotton Bowl Extravaganza 3rd Cotton Bowl Extravaganza 4th Cotton Bowl Extravaganza

The 3rd Cotton Bowl Extravaganza was a major professional wrestling show held by the Dallas, Texas based World Class Wrestling Association (WCWA) promotion on October 12, 1986 at the Cotton Bowl football stadium in Dallas. Ricky Steamboat who worked on the undercard was under contract with the World Wrestling Federation (WWF) but they allowed him to work the WCCW show.

No. Results[8][9] Stipulations Times
1 Scott Casey defeated The Grappler Singles match 08:10
2 Matt Borne and Buzz Sawyer (c) defeated The Dingo Warrior and Steve Simpson by disqualification Tag team match for the WCWA World Tag Team Championship  
3 Crusher Yurkoff defeated Brian Adias Singles match 09:24
4 Mike Von Erich defeated Spike Johnson Singles match 06:21
5 Chris and Mark Youngblood defeated The Batten Twins (Bart and Brad Batten) Tag team match 09:02
6 Ricky Steamboat defeated Mighty Zulu Singles match  
7 Kevin Von Erich defeated Black Bart (c) Singles match for the WCWA World Heavyweight Championship 06:22[10]
8 Bruiser Brody defeated Abdullah the Butcher Steel cage match with guest referee Fritz Von Erich  
  • (c) – refers to the champion(s) heading into the match

4th Cotton Bowl Extravaganza[edit]

4th Cotton Bowl Extravaganza
Information
Promotion World Class Wrestling Association
Date October 17, 1987[11][12]
Attendance 3,700[11][12]
Venue Cotton Bowl[11][12]
City Dallas, Texas[11][12]
Event chronology
Labor Day Star Wars (1987) 4th Cotton Bowl Extravaganza Thanksgiving Star Wars (1987)
The Cotton Bowl Extravaganza chronology
3rd Cotton Bowl Extravaganza 4th Cotton Bowl Extravaganza 5th Cotton Bowl Extravaganza

The 4th Cotton Bowl Extravaganza was a major professional wrestling show held by the Dallas, Texas based World Class Wrestling Association (WCWA) promotion on October 17, 1987 at the Cotton Bowl football stadium in Dallas. In the main event it appeared that Kevin Von Erich defeated Al Perez to win the WCWA Heavyweight Championship, but the championship was later returned to Al Perez due to outside interference during the match and Kevin Von Erich was not officially considered the champion.

No. Results[11][12] Stipulations Times
1 Mil Máscaras, Al Madril and Manny Villalobos defeated Vince Apollo, Tony Falk and Frankie Lancaster Six-Man tag team match  
2 Bruiser Brody won multi-man battle royal  
3 Eric Embry (c) defeated Shaun Simpson Singles match for the WCWA Light Heavyweight Championship  
4 Kerry Von Erich worked out with Matt Borne, Killer Tim Brooks and Frankie Lancaster Work Out  
5 Kevin Von Erich defeated Al Perez (c) for the WCWA World Heavyweight Championship [10]
  • (c) – refers to the champion(s) heading into the match

5th Cotton Bowl Extravaganza[edit]

5th Cotton Bowl Extravaganza
Information
Promotion World Class Wrestling Association
Date October 15, 1988[13][14]
Attendance 4,500[13][14]
Venue Cotton Bowl[13][14]
City Dallas, Texas[13][14]
Event chronology
Parade of Champions 5 5th Cotton Bowl Extravaganza Super Clash III
The Cotton Bowl Extravaganza chronology
4th Cotton Bowl Extravaganza 5th Cotton Bowl Extravaganza Last

The 5th Cotton Bowl Extravaganza was a major professional wrestling show held by the Dallas, Texas based World Class Wrestling Association (WCWA) promotion on October 15, 1988 at the Cotton Bowl football stadium in Dallas. The main event match had both the WCWA World Heavyweight Championship and the AWA World Heavyweight Championship on the line as Kerry Von Erich faced off against AWA Champion Jerry Lawler. Von Erich won the match and left the arena with the AWA Championship it was later returned to Jerry Lawler and not officially recognized by the AWA.

No. Results[13][14] Stipulations Times
1 Steve Casey defeated Tug Tyler Singles match  
2 Jimmy Valiant and The Macho Midget defeated Killer Tim Brooks and The Million Dollar Baby Tag team match  
3 Chigusa Nagayo (c) defeated Candi Divine Singles match for the AJW All Pacific Championship  
4 Super Black Ninja defeated Vince Apollo, Tony Torres, Unknown and Unknown 4-on-1 Handicap match  
5 Bill Irwin and Blackjack Mulligan defeated Black Bart and Jimmy Jack Funk Tag team match  
6 Iceman Parsons (c) and Kendall Windham ended in a double count-out Singles match for the WCWA Texas Heavyweight Championship [15]
7 Jeff Jarrett defeated Eric Embry (c) Singles match for the WCWA Light Heavyweight Championship [16]
8 Kevin Von Erich defeated Brian Adias by disqualification Singles match  
9 Terry Gordy and The Botswana Beast wrestled to a no contest Dog Collar match  
10 Steve Cox and Michael Hayes (w/Harvey Martin) defeated The Samoan Swat Team (Samu and Fatu) (c) Texas Tornado match for the WCWA World Tag Team Championship [17]
11 Kerry Von Erich (c - WCWA) defeated Jerry Lawler (c - AWA) Texas Death match for the WCWA World Heavyweight Championship and the AWA World Heavyweight Championship  
  • (c) – refers to the champion(s) heading into the match

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "WCCW/WCWA Cotton Bowl Cards". ProWrestlingHistory.com. Retrieved 2007-07-19. 
  2. ^ a b c d e "1st Cotton Bowl Extravaganza". Pro Wrestling History. October 27, 1984. Retrieved April 10, 2015. 
  3. ^ a b c d e "Historical Cards: 1st Cotton Bowl Extravaganza (October 27, 1984. Dallas, Texas)". PWI Presents: 2007 Wrestling Almanak and book of facts. Kappa Publications. p. 172. 2007 Edition. 
  4. ^ Royal Duncan & Gary Will (2006). "(Texas) Dallas: World Class 6-Man Tag Team Title". Wrestling Title Histories (4th ed.). Archeus Communications. pp. 271–272. ISBN 0-9698161-5-4. 
  5. ^ a b c d e "2nd Cotton Bowl Extravaganza". Pro Wrestling History. October 6, 1985. Retrieved April 10, 2015. 
  6. ^ a b c d e "Historical Cards: 2nd Cotton Bowl Extravaganza (October 6, 1985. Dallas, Texas)". PWI Presents: 2007 Wrestling Almanak and book of facts. Kappa Publications. p. 172. 2007 Edition. 
  7. ^ Royal Duncan & Gary Will (2006). "(Texas) Dallas: World Class American Heavyweight Title". Wrestling Title Histories (4th ed.). Archeus Communications. p. 271. ISBN 0-9698161-5-4. 
  8. ^ a b c d e "3rd Cotton Bowl Extravaganza". Pro Wrestling History. October 12, 1986. Retrieved April 10, 2015. 
  9. ^ a b c d e "Historical Cards: 3rd Cotton Bowl Extravaganza (October 12, 1986. Dallas, Texas)". PWI Presents: 2007 Wrestling Almanak and book of facts. Kappa Publications. p. 172. 2007 Edition. 
  10. ^ a b Royal Duncan & Gary Will (2006). "(Texas) Dallas: World Class Heavyweight Title". Wrestling Title Histories (4th ed.). Archeus Communications. p. 271. ISBN 0-9698161-5-4. 
  11. ^ a b c d e "4th Cotton Bowl Extravaganza". Pro Wrestling History. October 17, 1987. Retrieved April 10, 2015. 
  12. ^ a b c d e "Historical Cards: 4th Cotton Bowl Extravaganza (October 17, 1987. Dallas, Texas)". PWI Presents: 2007 Wrestling Almanak and book of facts. Kappa Publications. p. 172. 2007 Edition. 
  13. ^ a b c d e "5th Cotton Bowl Extravaganza". Pro Wrestling History. October 15, 1988. Retrieved April 10, 2015. 
  14. ^ a b c d e "Historical Cards: 5th Cotton Bowl Extravaganza (October 15, 1988. Dallas, Texas)". PWI Presents: 2007 Wrestling Almanak and book of facts. Kappa Publications. p. 172. 2007 Edition. 
  15. ^ Royal Duncan & Gary Will (2006). "(Texas) Dallas: World Class Texas Heavyweight Title". Wrestling Title Histories (4th ed.). Archeus Communications. p. 271. ISBN 0-9698161-5-4. 
  16. ^ Royal Duncan & Gary Will (2006). "(Texas) Dallas: World Class Light Heavyweight Title". Wrestling Title Histories (4th ed.). Archeus Communications. p. 271. ISBN 0-9698161-5-4. 
  17. ^ Royal Duncan & Gary Will (2006). "(Texas) Dallas: World Class Tag Team Title". Wrestling Title Histories (4th ed.). Archeus Communications. p. 271. ISBN 0-9698161-5-4.