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Wrestling Star Wars 10/81

October 25, 1981 in Dallas, TX
Reunion Arena drawing ???

1. Frank Dusek pinned Jesse Leon (4:47).

2. Terry Orndorff pinned Richard Blood (12:47).

3. Chan Chung beat Big Daddy Bundy (5:21) via DQ.

4. Junkyard Dog pinned Armand Hussein (10:35).

5. World Class Brass Knuckles Champ Ernie Ladd pinned Jose Lothario (9:22).

6. David Von Erich beat Tim Brooks (4:10) via submission in a "bunkhouse" match.

7. Kerry Von Erich & Terry Orndorff beat The Great Kabuki & Chan Chung (20:08) to win the World Class World Tag Title when Orndorff pinned Chung.

8. World Class Texas Champ Al Madril beat Bill Irwin (15:42) via DQ.

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Wrestling Star Wars 3/82

March 15, 1982 in Ft. Worth, TX
Convention Center drawing ???

1. Tom Shaft beat Carlos Zapata.

2. Jose Lothario drew Arman Hussein.

3. Al Madril beat Bill Irwin via DQ.

4. Bugsy McGraw beat The Spoiler.

5. Bill Irwin beat Frank Dusek.

6. Fritz Von Erich beat The Great Kabuki.

7. Kevin & Kerry Von Erich DDQ Gary Hart & King Kong Bundy in a "Texas death steel cage" match.

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Wrestling Star Wars 8/82

August 15, 1982 in Dallas, TX
Reunion Arena drawing 18,000

1. Jose Lothario beat Frank Dusek.

2. The Superfly (Kimala) beat Brian Adias.

3. Al Madril beat Bill Irwin.

4. Lola Gonzales beat La Pantera Serena.

5. Bugsy McGraw beat Gary Hart & Armand Hussein in a "handicap" match.

6. Kevin & David Von Erich beat The Great Kabuki & Magic Dragon to win the World Class All-Asian Tag Team Title.

7. World Class American Champ King Kong Bundy DDQ Harley Race.

8. NWA World Champ Ric Flair beat Kerry Von Erich in three falls.
* Flair won the first fall.
* Von Erich won the second fall.
* Von Erich was DQed.

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Christmas Star Wars 1982

December 25, 1982 in Dallas, TX
Reunion Arena drawing 18,000

1. Brian Adias beat Frank Dusek.

2. Jose Lothario & Al Madril beat Magic Dragon & Checkmate.

3. Lone Eagle beat Little Tokyo.

4. World Class American Champ Kevin Von Erich beat King Kong Bundy via DQ.

5. World Class Texas Champ David Von Erich beat Bill Irwin.

6. Ken Mantel won a "battle royal."

7. Michael Hayes, Terry Gordy, & David Von Erich beat Tom Steele, Mike & Tommy Sharpe to become the first World Class Six Man Tag Champs. Von Erich was a substitute for Buddy Roberts who was given a share of the title.

8. NWA World Champ Ric Flair beat Kerry Von Erich in a "no DQ steel cage" match. Michael Hayes was the special referee. This is the match where Hayes slammed the cage door in Kerry's face and started the Von Erichs vs. Freebirds feud.

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Wrestling Star Wars 6/83

June 17, 1983 in Dallas, TX
Reunion Arena drawing 21,000 ($300,000)

1. Genichiro Tenryu beat Johnny Mantell.

2. Vicki Carranza beat Lola Gonzales to win the "Mexican Women's" Title.

3. Jose Lothario, Chris Adams, & Chavo Guerrero beat Bill Irwin, Fishman, & The Mongol (Gene Lewis).

4. Buddy Roberts pinned Iceman Parsons in a "hair vs. hair" match. However, Parsons used the "Freebird hair cream" on Roberts.

5. David Von Erich beat Jimmy Garvin to win the World Class Texas Title and win Garvin & Sunshine as valets for a day.

6. All-Japan United National Champ Jumbo Tsuruta drew Ted DiBiase.

7. All-Japan PWF Champ Giant Baba pinned King Kong Bundy.

8. Kimala beat Armand Hussein, Tola Yatsu, & Mike Bond in a "handicap loser leaves town" match.

9. NWA World Champ Harley Race beat Kevin Von Erich via DQ.

10. Kerry Von Erich & Bruiser Brody beat Michael Hayes & Terry Gordy to win the World Class American Tag Title.

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Independence Day Star Wars 1983

July 4, 1983 in Fort Worth, TX
Convention Center drawing 12,000

1. Michael Hayes pinned Iceman Parsons in a "lights out" match.

2. Bruiser Brody DDQ Kimala (4:00).

3. David Von Erich beat Jimmy Garvin to win the held-up World Class Texas Title.

4. Kerry, Kevin, & David Von Erich beat The Freebirds in three falls.
* Gordy pinned David.
* The Von Erichs won the second fall.
* Kevin pinned Hayes.


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Labor Day Star Wars 1983

September 5, 1983 in Fort Worth, TX
Convention Center drawing 12,000

1. Iceman Parsons beat Buddy Roberts.

2. Bruiser Brody beat Kimala via DQ in a "lumberjack" match.

3. Kerry Von Erich beat Michael Hayes in a "country whipping" match.

4. Kevin Von Erich beat World Class American Champ Jimmy Garvin via DQ.

5. World Class Texas Champ David Von Erich beat Terry Gordy in three falls.

6. World Class Six Man Tag Champs The Freebirds beat Kerry, Kevin, & David Von Erich when Hayes pinned Kerry.


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Thanksgiving Star Wars 1983

November 24, 1983 in Dallas, TX
Reunion Arena drawing 19,200

1. Johnny Mantell, Mike Reed, & Jose Lothario beat Boris Zurcov, Black Gordman, & Tonga John.

2. The Missing Link beat Buddy Roberts.

3. Kevin Von Erich pinned Terry Gordy.

4. World Class Texas Champ David Von Erich beat Kimala via DQ.

5. Mike Von Erich pinned Skandar Akbar (4:00).

6. World Class American Tag Champs The Super Destroyers DDQ Junkyard Dog & Iceman Parsons.

7. Chris Adams pined Jimmy Garvin to win the World Class American Title.

8. Kerry Von Erich pinned Michael Hayes in a "loser leaves town steel cage" match.


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Christmas Star Wars 1983

December 25, 1983 in Dallas, TX
Reunion Arena drawing 19,675 ($210,000)

1. The Missing Link pinned Johnny Mantell (6:05).

2. Iceman Parsons & Brian Adias beat The Super Destroyers (15:35) to win the World Class American Tag Title.

3. Kerry Von Erich beat Kimala (5:12) via DQ.

4. Mike Reed pinned The Mongol (13:49).

5. David Von Erich beat NWA World Champ Ric Flair (23:43) via DQ.

6. Jose Lothario pinned Black Gordman (8:13).

7. Kevin & Mike Von Erich beat Terry Gordy & Buddy Roberts (12:10) in a "no DQ loser leaves town" match when Kevin pinned Gordy.

8. Jimmy Garvin pinned Chris Adams (14:58) to win the World Class American Title.

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January Star Wars 1984

January 30, 1984 in Ft. Worth, TX
Convention Center drawing ???

1. Junkyard Dog beat Kimala via DQ.

2. The Super Destroyers beat Iceman King Parsons & Brian Adias.

3. The Fabulous Freebirds beat David & Kerry Von Erich.

4. Ric Flair drew Mike Von Erich.

5. Chris Adams beat Jimmy Garvin to win the World Class American Title.

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Independence Day Star Wars 1984

July 4, 1984 in Fort Worth, TX
Convention Center drawing 12,721 ($159,000)

1. Killer Khan pinned Mike Reed.

2. Scott Irwin & The Missing Link beat Jose Lothario & Buck Zumhoffe when Link pinned Lothario.

3. World Class American Champ Gino Hernandez pinned Jules Strongbow.

4. Kelly Kiniski pinned George Weingroff.

5. The Fabulous Freebirds beat Kerry, Kevin, & Mike Von Erich to win the World Class Six Man Tag Title when Hayes pinned Kevin.

6. Iceman Parsons pinned Bill Irwin. As a result, Parsons won the World Class American Tag Title and chose Buck Zumhoffe as a partner.

7. Gino Hernandez won a "pole battle royal."

8. Chris Adams & Stella Mae French beat Jimmy Garvin & Precious in a "loser leaves town steel cage" match when Adams pinned Garvin.


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Labor Day Star Wars 1984

September 3, 1984 in Fort Worth, TX
Convention Center drawing 10,000 ($128,000)

1. George Weingroff pinned Kelly Kiniski.

2. Chris Adams pinned Jake Roberts to win the World Class TV Title.

3. Jules Strongbow & Buck Zumhoffe beat Bill & Scott Irwin.

4. Michael Hayes beat The Missing Link via DQ.

5. Kerry Von Erich beat Bruce Reed via DQ in an "arm wrestling" match.

6. Iceman Parsons & Skip Young beat Koko Ware & Norvell Austin via DQ.

7. Gino Hernandez pinned Mike Von Erich to win the World Class American Title.

8. Killer Khan beat Terry Gordy in a "no DQ spike" match.

9. Kerry & Kevin Von Erich beat The Freebirds in a "handicap steel cage loser leaves town elimination" match to win the World Class Six Man Tag Title.
* Kerry was pinned.
* Kevin pinned Hayes.
* Kevin pinned Roberts.
* Kevin pinned Gordy.

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Thanksgiving Star Wars 1984

November 22, 1984 in Dallas, TX
Reunion Arena drawing 15,325

1. The Missing Link pinned Buck Zumhoffe.

2. Stella Mae French pinned Nicola Roberts (2:00).

3. Chic Donovan beat Skandar Akbar (7:50) via DQ.

4. Bobby Fulton pinned El Diablo Grande.

5. World Class American Tag Champs The Fantastics beat Koko Ware & Norvell Austin (14:00).

6. Kerry Von Erich & Iceman Parsons beat Jake Roberts & Kelly Kiniski when Parsons pinned Kinsiki.

7. Mike Von Erich beat World Class Texas Champ Gino Hernandez via DQ.

8. Terry Gordy beat Killer Khan in a "Texas death" match. Kerry Von Erich was the guest referee.

9. Chris Adams pinned Kevin Von Erich (4:25) in a "no DQ" match

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Christmas Star Wars 1984

December 25, 1984 in Dallas, TX
Reunion Arena drawing 17,000 ($180,000)

1. Kelly Kiniski beat Buck Zumhoffe.

2. Rip Oliver pinned Iceman Parsons.

3. Jose Lothario pinned El Diablo Grande.

4. World Class American Tag Champs The Fantastics beat The Midnight Express (Eaton & Condrey).

5. Kerry Von Erich beat NWA World Champ Ric Flair (18:30) via DQ.

6. Kevin Von Erich pinned Chris Adams (5:00) in a "lumberjack" match.

7. Terry Gordy, Buddy Roberts, & Chic Donovan beat Skandar Akbar, The Missing Link, & Mr. X in a "loser leaves town elimination" match. This was battle royal style with Gordy was the sole survivor and only one not to leave town.

8. Mike Von Erich & Billy Jack beat Gino Hernandez & Jake Roberts (4:00).


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January Star Wars 1985

January 28, 1985 in Ft. Worth, TX
Convention Center drawing 7,400

1. Billy Jack Haynes beat Kelly Kiniski.

2. The Midnight Express beat The Fantastics.

3. Kerry Von Erich beat Kimala via DQ.

4. One Man Gang beat Jose Lothario.

5. Kevin Von Erich beat Rip Oliver.

6. Chris Adams, Gino Hernandez, & Jake Roberts beat The Fabulous Freebirds.

7. Mike, Kevin, & Kerry Von Erich beat Chris Adams, Gino Hernandez, & Jake Roberts.



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Independence Day Star Wars 1985

July 4, 1985 in Fort Worth, TX
Convention Center drawing 14,752 ($185,000)

1. Steve Casey pinned Jack Victory.

2. Brian Adias NC Jim Powers.

3. The Fantastics beat Rip Oliver & Kelly Kiniski in two straight falls.

4. Iceman Parsons pinned Tim Brooks.

5. Kerry Von Erich KO One Man Gang in a "Chicago death" match.

6. The Great Kabuki pinned Chris Adams.

7. Sunshine pinned Jim Cornette (who was blindfolded and had one arm tied behind his back).

8. Chris Adams & Gino Hernandez beat Kerry & Kevin Von Erich when Adams pinned Kerry.

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Labor Day Star Wars 1985

September 2, 1985 in Fort Worth, TX
Convention Center drawing 8,000

1. Kelly Kinsiki pinned Jim Powers.

2. World Class TV Champ John Tatum pinned Steve Casey.

3. Gino Hernandez pinned Brian Adias to win the World Class Texas Title.

4. Bruiser Brody beat One Man Gang via DQ.

5. Kevin Von Erich pinned Chris Adams.

6. Mark Lewin pinned Iceman Parsons.

7. Brian Adias, Kerry & Kevin Von Erich beat One Man Gang, Mark Lewin, & Jack Victory to win the World Class Six Man Tag Title when Kerry pinned Lewin.



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Thanksgiving Star Wars 1985

November 28, 1985 in Dallas, TX
Reunion Arena drawing 12,000 ($120,000)

1. The Missing Link & The Grappler beat Dave Peterson & Johnny Mantell.

2. Lance Von Erich beat Tim Brooks.

3. One Man Gang pinned Gary Hart.

4. One Man Gang DCO Kimala.

5. World Class Texas Champ Brian Adias beat Jack Victory.

6. Iceman Parsons beat World Class American Champ Ric Rude via DQ.

7. John Tatum beat Scott Casey in a "steel cage Texas death" match.

8. Chris Adams & Gino Hernandez beat Kerry & Kevin Von Erich in a "steel cage" match to win the held-up World Class American Tag Title when Adams pinned Kerry. Terry Gordy and Brian Adias were the guest referees.


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Christmas Star Wars 1985

December 25, 1985 in Dallas, TX
Reunion Arena drawing 8,300 ($98,000)

1. John Mantell pinned Tommy Montana.

2. Iceman Parson & Brian Adias beat Great Kabuki & The Grappler.

3. Tatsumi Fujinami beat ???.

4. Lance Von Erich beat World Class American Champ Rick Rude via DQ.

5. The Freebirds (Gordy & Roberts) beat Mark Youngblood & Dave Peterson.

6. The Missing Link pinned Jack Victory.

7. Kerry & Kevin Von Erich beat World Class American Tag Champs Chris Adams & Gino Hernandez via DQ.

8. Scott Casey & Sunshine beat John tatum & Missy Hyatt.

9. IWGP Champ Antonio Inoki beat Steve Williams.

10. Bruiser Brody beat One Man Gang in a "chain" match.

11. Kerry, Kevin, & Lance Von Erich beat The Freebirds.


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January Star Wars 1986

January 26, 1986 in Ft. Worth, TX
Convention Center drawing 8,100

1. Jerry Allen beat Tommy Montana.

2. Chris Adams beat Gino Hernandez via DQ.

3. Mark Youngblood beat Jack Victory.

4. Iceman Parsons & The Missing Link beat Rick Rude & The Grappler.

5. John Tatum beat Brian Adias.

6. Bruiser Brody, Kerry & Lance Von Erich beat World Class Six Man Tag Champs The Fabulous Freebirds via DQ.

7. Sunshine beat Missy Hyatt via countout.

8. Bruiser Brody beat The One Man Gang in a "steel cage chain" match.

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Independence Day Star Wars 1986

July 4, 1986 in Dallas, TX
Reunion Arena drawing 11,500 ($117,000)

1. The Grapplers beat Brad & Bart Batten.

2. Buzz Sawyer beat Brian Adias to win the WCCW Texas Title.

3. Abdullah the Butcher beat The Great Kabuki to win the WCCW Brass Knux Title.

4. Sunshine beat The Raven.

5. Steve Simpson beat Tim Brooks.

6. Bruiser Brody DDQ Abdullah the Butcher.

7. Chris Adams beat Rick Rude to win the WCCW Title.

8. WCCW Six Man Tag Champs Kevin, Mike, & Lance Von Erich beat Butch Reed, Buzz Sawyer, & Matt Borne.

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Labor Day Star Wars 1986

September 1, 1986 in Fort Worth, TX
Convention Center drawing 5,000 ($60,000)

1. Kevin Sullivan & Mark Lewin beat Brad & Bart Batten.

2. Buzz Sawyer & Matt Borne beat Kevin & Mike Von Erich when Kevin was counted out.

3. Chris & Mark Youngblood beat Rick Rude & Jos LeDuc via DQ.

4. Dingo Warrior & Socko beat Tim Brooks & The Grappler.

5. Buzz Sawyer & Matt Borne beat Kevin Sullivan & Mark Lewin when Sawyer pinned Sullivan.

6. Chris & Mark Youngblood beat Jerry & Ted Oates.

7. Dingo Warrior & Socko beat Brian Adias & Scott Casey.

8. Lance Von Erich & Chris Adams beat Dingo Warrior & Socko when Socko was pinned.

9. Buzz Sawyer & Matt Borne beat Chris & Mark Youngblood.

10. Buzz Sawyer & Matt Borne beat Lance Von Erich & Chris Adams to win the vacant WCCW Tag Title when Sawyer pinned Von Erich.

11. WCCW Champ Chris Adams beat Rick Rude via DQ.

12. Abdullah the Butcher beat Bruiser Brody via DQ.

WCCW Tag Team Tournament Bracketing



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Thanksgiving Star Wars 1986

November 27, 1986 in Dallas, TX
Reunion Arena drawing 6,000 ($76,000)

1. Scott Casey pinned Tim Brooks.

2. WCCW TV Champ Crusher Yurkoff drew Steve Simpson (15:00).

3. Dingo Warrior beat Master Gee in a "chain" match.

4. Mike Von Erich beat Brian Adias via DQ.

5. Abdullah the Butcher beat Tony Atlas via DQ.

6. WCCW Champ Kevin Von Erich beat Black Bart.

7. Lance & Mike Von Erich beat Brian Adias & Matt Borne.

8. Kevin Von Erich beat Al Madril in a "lights out" match.

9. Fritz Von Erich beat Abdullah the Butcher via DQ in a "submission" match.


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Christmas Star Wars 1986

December 25, 1986 in Dallas, TX
Reunion Arena drawing 7,000 ($67,800)

1. Mark Youngblood beat Tim Brooks.

2. Steve Simpson pinned The Grappler.

3. Lance Von Erich beat Master Gee.

4. Dingo Warrior DDQ Bob Bradley.

5. Candi Divine pinned Lock.

6. Tony Atlas pinned Matt Borne.

7. Scott Casey beat Black Bart in a "loser rides a mule" match.

8. Kevin & Mike Von Erich beat WCCW Tag Champs Brian Adias and Al Madril via DQ.

9. Abdullah the Butcher beat Bruiser Brody (13:47) in a "loser leaves town steel cage" match.


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Labor Day Star Wars 1987

September 7, 1987 in Fort Worth, TX
Convention Center drawing 6,000

1. The Spoiler beat Tony Falk in a "whipping" match.

2. Vince Apollo beat Vic Steamboat.

3. Tim Brooks beat Al Madril.

4. The Spoiler & Matt Borne beat Ted Arcidi & Percy Pringle in a "tug-o-war."

5. WCCW Texas Champ Ted Arcidi beat Matt Borne.

6. Steve & Shaun Simpson beat Eric Embry & Frankie Lancaster to win the WCCW Tag Title.

7. WCCW Brass Knuckles Champ Tony Atlas beat Brian Adias.

8. WCCW Champ Al Perez beat Kevin Von Erich via countout.


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Thanksgiving Star Wars 1987

November 26, 1987 in Dallas, TX
Reunion Arena drawing 7,000

1. Tim Brooks beat Vic Steamboat.

2. Kerry Von Erich pinned The Thing (0:57).

3. Frankie Lancaster beat Al Madril.

4. The Spoiler beat Tony Falk.

5. Chris Adams & Matt Borne beat The Iron Sheik & The Thing via DQ.

6. Shaun Simpson beat Eric Embry to win the WCCW Light Heavyweight Title.

7. Kevin Von Erich beat Al Perez in a "Texas death" match.

8. Kerry Von Erich beat Brian Adias.

9. Kerry Von Erich pinned Al Perez.

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Christmas Star Wars 1987

December 25, 1987 in Dallas, TX
Reunion Arena drawing ???

1. The Missing Link beat Vince Apollo.

2. The Real Thing (Rip Morgan) beat Jason Sterling.

3. Brian Adias DCO beat Bill Irwin.

4. The Fantastics beat Jack Victory & John Tatum.

5. Kerry Von Erich won a "24-man pole battle royal."

6. WCCW Texas Champ Matt Borne beat The Iron Sheik.

7. Jeff Raitz beat Tony Falk.

8. Eric Embry beat Shaun Simpson in a "steel cage" match to win the WCCW Light heavyweight Title.

9. Kevin Von Erich, Chris Adams, & Steve Simpson beat Terry Gordy, Buddy Roberts, & Iceman Parsons in a "steel cage" match to win the vacant WCCW Six Man Tag Title.

10. WCCW Champ Al Perez beat Kerry Von Erich in a "steel cage" match. The Fritz Von Erich heart attack angle occurred before this match.