45 Disks

 

Championship Wrestling 1/7/84

1.         The Wild Samoans v. SD Jones & Tony Garea

2.         Eddie Gilbert v. Ken Jugan

3.         Paul Orndorff v. Steve Lombardi

4.         Int – Paul Orndorff

5.         Int – Iron Sheik

6.         Int – Tito Santana

7.         Int – Sgt. Slaughter

 

Championship Wrestling 1/14/84

1.          Bob Backlund & Hulk Hogan v. Mr. Fuji & Tiger Chung Lee

2.          Sgt. Slaughter v. Mike Dorsett

3.          Int – Ivan Putski

4.          Int – Iron Sheik

5.          Int – Tito Santana

6.          Int -  Andre the Giant

7.          Jimmy “Superfly” Snuka v. Butcher Paul Vachon

8.          Paul Orndorff v. Hercules Vasquez

9.          Magnificent Muraco v. SD Jones

10.       Jose Luis Rivera v. Tony Colon

 

Championship Wrestling 1/21/84

1.        Tony Atlas & Rocky Johnson v. Bill Dixon & Charlie Fulton

2.        Dr. D. David Schultz v. Steve Lombardi (Schultz makes his WWF TV debut with his manager Roddy Piper)

3.        Int - Schultz & Piper

4.        Iron Sheik v. John Callahan

5.        Int - Sgt. Slaughter

6.        Int - Tito Santana

7.        Int - Lou Albano & The Samoans

8.        Tito Santana v. Bob Bradley

9.        Masked Superstar v. Victor Mercado

10.     Samu v. Bob Backlund (Afa & Sika are with Samu, and won’t leave the ringside area.  As a result, Backlund leaves
the ring and goes to the back.  He’s not gone long though, as he returns with
HULK HOGAN!  Yes folks, this is it.
Hulk Hogan makes his first appearance in the WWF as a babyface and turns the place on it’s ear!  Hulkamania
begins here, as Hogan would soon take Backlund’s place in the January 24th match against the Iron Sheik at Madison
Square Garden
for the WWF Title and change the wrestling world forever!)

11.     Int – Bob Backlund & Hulk Hogan – Backlund gives his support to Hogan (and thus takes care of the fear that the fans
who were looking forward to seeing Backlund regain the WWF Title from the Iron Sheik would turn against Hogan when he
took the title instead of Backlund.)

12.     Mr. Fuji v. Denny Hill

 

Championship Wrestling 1/28/84

1.        Int – Bob Backlund & Hulk Hogan

2.        Backlund & Hogan v. Mr. Fuji & Tiger Chung Lee (Hogan’s first WWF TV match in nearly 4 years)

3.        Sgt. Slaughter v. Mike Dorsett

4.        Int – Ivan Putski

5.        Int – Fred Blassie & WWF Champ Iron Sheik

6.        Int – Tito Santana

7.        Int – Andre the Giant

8.        Jimmy Snuka v. Butcher Paul Vachon

9.        Victory Corner – Dr. D. David Schultz

10.     Paul Orndorff v. Miguel Vasquez

11.     Magnificent Muraco v. SD Jones

12.     Jose Luis Rivera v. Tony Colon

 

Championship Wrestling 2/4/84

1.          Tito Santana v. Bill Dixon

2.          Wild Samoans v. SD Jones & Steve Lombardi (After brutalizing their opponents, Rocky Johnson & Tony Atlas run
in to make the save and get beat down as well.)

3.          Int – Rocky Johnson & Tony Atlas challenge the Samoans to a match for the Tag Titles.

4.          Int – Tito Santana

5.          Int – Lou Albano

6.          Int - Masked Superstar

7.          Piper’s Pit – Wrestling’s greatest interview segment debuts.

8.          Greg Valentine v. Frankie Williams

9.          Paul Orndorff v. Tony Garea

10.       B. Brian Blair v. Charlie Fulton (Blair makes his first appearance on WWF TV.)

 

Championship Wrestling  2/11/84

1.         Andre the Giant & Tito Santana v. Butcher Vachon & Rene Goulet

2.         Dr. D David Schultz v. SD Jones

3.         B. Brian Blair & Eddie Gilbert v. Bill Dixon & Ken Jugan

4.         Intr – Tony Atlas

5.         Int – Masked Superstar

6.         Int – Tito Santana

7.         Int – Magnificent Muraco

8.         Tiger Jackson v. Pancho Boy (Midget Match)

9.         Iron Sheik v. Steve Lombardi (Before the Sheik could leave the ring, Sgt. Slaughter approaches the ring and
confronts the Sheik.  They were separated before they could start fighting, but not before the seeds were planted for an            
imminent face turn by Slaughter.)

10.      Sgt. Slaughter v. John Callahan

11.      Rocky Johnson & Tony Atlas v. Bob Bradley & Israel Matia

 

 

Championship Wrestling 2/11/84

1.           Backstage footage of the celebration following Hulk Hogan winning the WWF Title from the Iron Sheik

2.           Iron Sheik v. Ken Jugan (As the Shiek is preparing for his match, SGT. SLAUGHTER comes out!  The two confront each other in the ring but the referee separates them.  The former heel Slaughter is quickly becoming a huge babyface by opposing the hated Shiek..  After the match, Slaughter completes his face turn by grabbing the microphone and badmouths the Sheik and his manager “Ayatollah” Fred Blassie and gives a passionate USA speech, getting the crowd extremely excited.  A match is signed between Shiek and Slaughter for next week.)

3.           Paul Orndorff v. Steve Lombardi (Orndorff is seconded by Roddy Piper.)

4.           Andre the Giant & Ivan Putski v. Mr. Fuji & Tiger Chung Lee

5.           Int – Hulk Hogan

6.           Int – Lou Albano

7.           Int –Andre the Giant & Rocky Johnson

8.           Int – Iron Sheik

9.           Greg Valentine v. Rudy Diamond

10.        Piper’s Pit – Dr. D. David Shultz

11.        Tito Santana v. Israel Matia

12.        David Shultz & Roddy Piper v. John Callahan & Frankie Williams (This was Piper’s first actual match in the WWF.)

13.        Int – Tito Santana

14.        Salvatore Bellomo v. Butcher Paul Vachon

 

Championship Wrestling 2/18/84

1.           Ivan Putski v. Ron Butler (Ring announcer Joe Mchugh acknowledges the passing of David Von Erich and calls for everyone to stand in silence for a 10 bell salute.)

2.           Paul Orndorff v. Rudy Diamond

3.           Rocky Johnson, Tony Atlas & SD Jones v. Rene Goulet, Paul Vachon & Goldie Rogers (Johnson & Atlas are the current WWF Tag Team Champions)

4.           Int – Piper & Shultz

5.           Int – Andre the Giant

6.           Int  - Masked Superstar

7.           Int – Hulk Hogan

8.           Greg Valentine v. Frankie Williams

9.           Pipers Pit – Tony Garea

10.        Sgt. Slaughter v. Iron Sheik (GREAT HEAT!  Slaughter has quickly become the biggest babyface next to Hulk Hogan.)

11.        Masked Superstar v. Rocco Verona

12.        Int – Mr. Fuji

13.        Tony Garea & B. Brian Blair v. Bill Dixon & Charlie Fulton

 

Championship Wrestling 2/25/84

1.        Tito Santana v. Magnificent Muraco (Footage from the Boston Garden when Santana defeated Muraco for the IC Title.
Sadly enough, there was no footage of the ending of the match)

2.        Tito Santana v. Goldie Rogers

3.        Int – Andre the Giant

4.        David Schultz v. Rudy Diamond

5.        Footage of former WWF World Champion Bob Backlund competing in highschool.

6.        Afa, Sika & Samu v. Sal Bellomo, Frankie Williams & Rocco Verona

7.        Int – Tito Santana

8.        Int – Masked Superstar

9.        Int – Hulk Hogan

10.     Mr. Fuji & Tiger Chung Lee v. Steve Lombardi & Ken Jugan

11.     Pipers Pit – Masked Superstar

12.     Iron Sheik v. Eddie Gilbert (Huge “We Want Slaugter” chants during this match.  The Shiek badmouths Slaughter
afterward, and Slaughter runs in and attacks the Shiek, running him off.  Slaughter gives another passionate speech
and then leads the crowd in the Pledge of Allegiance!)

13.     Ivan Putski v. Ron Shaw

14.     Int – Sgt. Slaughter

15.                 Jose Luis Rivera v. Bill Dixon (at this point, Rivera actually had an undefeated record on WWF TV!)

 

Championship Wrestling 3/3/84

1.        Paul Orndorff v. Rocco Verona

2.        Tito Santana v. Israel Matia

3.        Greg Valentine v. Jose Luis Rivera (So much for Rivera’s undefeated streak.  Valentine beats Rivera so badly that
he needed to be stretchered out.)

4.        Int – Mr. Fuji

5.        Int – Paul Orndorff

6.        Int – Andre the Giant

7.        Int – Masked Superstar

8.        Tiger Jackson & The Haiti Kid v. Pancho Boy & Dana Carpenter (Midget match)

9.        Piper’s Pit – Tito Santana

10.     Dr. D. David Schultz v. Steve Lombardi

11.     Int – David Schultz

12.     Rocky Johnson , Tony Atlas & SD Jones v. Goldie Rogers, Charlie Fulton &  Ron Butler

13.     Int – David Schultz

14.     Int – Hulk Hogan

15.     Tony Garea & B. Brian Blair v. Frankie Williams & Bill Dixon

 

Championship Wrestling 3/10/84

1.        Tito Santana v. Charlie Fulton

2.        Iron Sheik v. Angelo Gomez

3.        Jimmy “Superfly” Snuka v. Butcher Vachon

4.        Int – Andre the Giant

5.        Int – David Schultz

6.        Int – Tito Santana

7.        Int – Hulk Hogan

8.        Rocky Johnson & Tony Atlas v. Iron Mike Sharp & Frankie Williams

9.        Piper’s Pit – Tony Garea & B. Brian Blair

10.     Greg Valentine v. SD Jones

11.     Sgt. Slaughter v. Rene Goulet

12.     Int – Sgt Slaughter

13.     Ivan Putski v. ??? (tape cuts off during the introduction, but I think we all know who won.)

 

Championship Wrestling 3/17/84

1.          Wild Samoans v. SD Jones & Steve Lombardi

2.          Paul  Orndorff v. Angelo Gomez

3.          Update – Sgt. Slaughter

4.          Amateur wrestling exhibition.  2 children wrestle an amateur match for the crowd as a part of the Bob Backlund kids Wrestling club.  Former WWF Champion Backlund appears, and promises to wrestle next week.

5.          Int – Hulk Hogan

6.          Int – Paul Orndorff

7.          Int – Andre the Giant

8.          Invaders v. Charlie Fulton & Tony Russo (I always loved watching the Invaders.  They were a very acrobatic team that never got the push that they probably deserved.)

9.          Pipers Pit – Andre the Giant

10.       Greg Valentine v. Tony Garea

11.       Butcher Paul Vachon v. Frank Ruiz

12.       Int – Dr. D David Schultz

13.       Sal Bellomo v. Ron Shaw

 

Championship Wrestling 3/24/84

1.          Tito Santana v. Tony Russo

2.          Paul Orndorff v. Johnny Ringo

3.          Update – The new WWF Champion Hulk Hogan and the beginning of “Hulkamania”

4.          Sgt. Slaughter v. Ron Shaw

5.          Tonga Kid v. Angelo Gomez

6.          Rocky Johnson & Tony Atlas v. Charlie Fulton & Israel Matia

7.          Pipers Pit – Iron Sheik & Fred Blassie

8.          Dr. D. David Schultz v. Steve Lombardi

9.          Bob Backlund v. Tiger Chung Lee (The former WWF Champion makes his first wrestling appearance since losing the title
in December of 1983)

10.       Int – Sgt. Slaughter

11.       Iron Mike Sharpe v. Victor Mercado

12.       Update – Bob Backlund and his determination to return to action.  Ironically, Backlund would soon leave the WWF for
nearly 10 years.

 

Championship Wrestling 3/31/84

1.          Tito Santana v. Mike Powers

2.          Update – Iron Sheik

3.          Greg Valentine v. Francisco Vasquez

4.          Bob Backlund v. Tony Russo

5.          Int – Greg Valentine

6.          Int – Sgt. Slaughter

7.          Int – Paul Orndorff & Roddy Piper

8.          Paul Orndorff v. Santiago Rios

9.          Pipers Pit – Piper interviews Pvt. Terry Daniels, who will soon be wrestling in the WWF as the first inductee in Sgt. Slaughter’s Cobra Corps.

10.       Cowboy Bob Orton v. Lee Wong

11.       Roddy Piper v. SD Jones

12.       Int – Iron Sheik

13.       Ivan Putski v. Frankie Williams

 

Championship Wrestling 4/7/84

1.          Rocky Johnson & Tony Atlas v. Johnny Ringo & Tony Colon

2.          Update – Jimmy “Superfly” Snuka

3.          Dr. D David Schultz v. Jose Luis Rivera

4.          Sgt. Slaughter v. Charlie Fulton

5.          Int – Bob Backlund

6.          Int – David Schultz & Roddy Piper

7.          Int – Tito Santana

8.          Tonga Kid v. Bob Orton

9.          Pipers Pit – Ivan Putski

10.       Iron Sheik v. Lee Wong

11.       B. Brian Blair & Tony Garea v. The Wild Samoans

12.       Int – Sgt. Slaughter

13.       Israel Matia v. Johnny Rivera

 

Championship Wrestling 4/14/84

1.          Tito Santana v. Charlie  Fulton

2.          Update – Big John Studd being attacked by Hulk Hogan and Andre the Giant after winning a battle royal.

3.          Greg Valentine v. Jose Luis Rivera (Rivera is hoping to get some revenge on the shellacting that he took several weeks ago against Valentine.  Valentine dispatches him in short order.)

4.          Jimmy Snuka v. Mike Powers

5.          Int – Rocky Johnson & Tony Atlas

6.          Int – Paul Orndorff

7.          Int – Sgt. Slaughter

8.          Dr. D David Schultz & Paul Orndorff v. Francisco Vasquez & Johnny Rivera

9.          Pipers Pit – Frank Williams – Piper berates Williams for his poor won/loss record.  Williams stands up to Piper, and gets the hell beat out of him.

10.       Terry Daniels v. Johnny Ringo (Daniels is the first inductee in Sgt. Slaughter’s Cobra Corps.  Slaughter watches the match from the aisle.)

11.       Hulk Hogan v. Tiger Chung Lee (Hogan wrestles in a televised non-title match)

12.       Int – Hulk Hogan

13.       Int – Bob Backlund

14.       Tony Colon v. Jose Gonzalez

 

Championship Wrestling 4/21/84

This episode seemed to only contain stock footage of recent matches.  None of the storylines of the past few weeks were followed,

Leading me to wonder if there was some trouble with the footage that they were supposed to use this week.

1.        Afa v. Hulk Hogan

2.        SD Jones v. Rene Goulet (MSG 1984)

3.        Update - Tito Santana

4.        Andre the Giant v. Johnny Rodz , Joe Noah & Jack Evans

5.        Int – Sgt. Slaughter

6.        Int – Paul Orndorff & David Schultz

7.        Pipers Pit – Rocky Johnson & Tony Atlas

8.        Bob Orton v. Jose Luis Rivera

9.        Sgt. Slaughter v. Mr. Fuji & Tiger Chung Lee (Handicap grudge match.  The previous month, Slaughter teamed with
Fuji & Lee, and they turned on him.)

 

Championship Wrestling 4/28/84

1.  Tito Santana v. Rene Goulet

2.  Dr. D. David Scultz & Paul Orndorff v. Sal Bellomo & Pete Sanchez

3.  Sgt. Slaughter v. Tiger Chung Lee

4.  Piper's Pit - Capt. Lou Albano

5.  Iron Sheik v. Steve Lombardi

6.  Ivan Putski v. Israel Matia

 

Championship Wrestling 5/5/84

1.  Greg Valentine v. Pete Sanchez

2.  Adrian Adonis & Dick Murdoch v. SD Jones & Tony Garea

3.  Velvet McIntyre & Princess Victoria v. "Cowgirl" Wendi Richter & Peggy Lee

4.  Piper's Pit - Rocky Johnson

5.  Paul Orndorff v. Jose Luis Rivera

6.  Sal Bellomo v. Ron Shaw

 

Championship Wrestling 5/12/84

1.  Ivan Putski v. Rene Goulet

2.  B. Brian Blair v. Ron Shaw

3.  Sgt. Slaughter v. Israel Matia

4.  Pipers Pit - Capt. Lou Albano

5.  Dr. D.  David Schultz v. Sal Bellomo

6.  Iron Sheik v. 2 jobbers

 

Championship Wrestling 5/19/84

1.           Paul Orndorff v. Sal Bellomo

2.           Update – Hulk Hogan

3.           Bob Orton v. B. Brian Blair

4.           Int – Sgt. Slaughter

5.           Int – Roddy Piper

6.           Int – Iron Sheik

7.           Dr. D David Schultz v. Bill Travis

8.           Pipers Pit – Lou  Albano is back again.  Piper reads a letter from Cyndi Lauper’s manager Dave Wolf, Piper to tell Albano to stop mis-representing himself as Cyndi Lauper’s Manager and threatening to sue if he continues.  Albano isn’t happy, and promises to bring Lauper on Pipers Pit next week.

9.           Sgt. Slaughter v. Butcher Paul Vachon (During the match, Pvt. Terry Daniels is standing at attention on the entrance ramp and the Iron Sheik comes out and attacks him!  Slaughter runs out to save the Sheik and gets counted out.)

10.        Int – David Schultz

11.        Bob Backlund v. Lenny Kean

 

Championship Wrestling 5/26/84

1.           “Bulldog” Buzz Sawyer v. SD Jones (Sawyer didn’t stay long in the WWF.  Not sure why though.  One thing’s for sure though.  Sawyer had one of the best Power Slams in the business!)

2.           Update – Andre the Giant

3.           Jimmy “Superfly” Snuka v. Lanny Kean

4.           Int – Rocky Johnson

5.           Int – Iron Sheik

6.           Int – Tito Santana

7.           Tito Santana v. Tiger Chung Lee

8.           Piper’s Pit – Piper comes out with his hair all spiked like Cyndi Lauper, and attempts to introduce Cyndi with her “Manager” Lou Albano.  Unfortunately, Lou can’t seem to produce her.  Piper is embarrassed, as Albano has been promising her for weeks now.  Albano accuses Lauper’s REAL manager, Dave Wolfe of holding Lauper up, and Piper promises to have Wolfe as his guest on next week’s ‘Pit.

9.           Dick Murdoch & Adrian Adonis v.Rocky Johnson & Tony Atlas (Murdoch and Adonis win the WWF Tag Team Titles!)

10.        Int – Tony Garea

11.        Cowboy Bob Orton v. Billy Travis

 

Championship Wrestling 6/2/84

1.           Chief Jay Strongbow v. Greg Valentine (Valentine & Strongbow had some great matches around 1979 or 1980.)

2.           Update – Captain Lou Albano and his shenanigans with Cyndi Lauper

3.           Dr. D David Schultz v. SD Jones

4.           Int – Paul Orndorff

5.           Int – Roddy Piper

6.           Int – Sgt. Slaughter

7.           Paul Orndorff v. Billy Travis

8.           Pipers Pit – Dave Wolfe appears and confirms that it’s HE and not Lou Albano that manages Cyndi Lauper.  Wolfe also promises to bring Cyndi herself on Pipers Pit next week.

9.           Hulk Hogan v. Masked Superstar (Boy, hearing Hogan’s original entrance music “Eye of the Tiger” before his matches really brings back some memories.)

10.        Int – Jimmy Snuka.  I DARE YOU decipher what Snuka says here.

11.        Sgt. Slaughter v. Lanny Keane (Slaughter win s the match and is MOBBED in the ring by dozens of fans!)

 

Championship Wrestling 6/9/84

1.          Paul Orndorff v. Tony Garea

2.          Update – Tito Santana

3.          Piper’s Pit?  YOU BETCHA!  Gene Okerlund is at the set of Pipers Pit and recaps the single greatest segment of  Pipers Pit  of all time.  .Jimmy Snuka is guest star on an earlier un-aired episode and after being relentlessly insulted by Piper, IS ATTACKED BY PIPER!  Piper nails Snuka in the head with a coconut and smears a banana in his face, and totally DESTROYS the Pipers Pit set in the  process!  This had to be the single greatest interview segment that’s ever aired! 

4.          Int – Iron Sheik

5.          Int – Greg Valentine

6.          Int – Sgt. Slaughter

7.          Jesse “The Body” Ventura v. SD Jones

8.          Pipers Pit – Lou Albano and Piper celebrate as they confirm that Cyndi Lauper will finally make her appearance on Piper’s Pit.

9.          Iron Sheik v. Pvt. Terry Daniels (Sgt. Slaughter runs in and attacks the Sheik!)

10.       Int – Rocky Johnson

11.       Cowboy Bob Orton v. Sal Bellomo

 

Championship Wrestling 6/16/84

1.          Tito Santana v. Cowboy Bob Orton

2.          Update – The Midgets

3.          Jesse “The Body” Ventura v. Billy Travis

4.          Int – Paul Orndorff

5.          Int – Tito Santana

6.          Int – Iron Sheik

7.          Dr. D David Schultz v. B. Brian Blair

8.          Update – Hulk Hogan and the reaction he gets from the fans.

9.          Piper’s Pit – Gene Okerlund is on the set again, talking about….well nothing really important.  Something about Cyndi Lauper’s coming appearance on Piper’s Pit which they've been promising for a month now.

10.       Paul Orndorff v. Rudy Diamond (Before the match can begin, Rudy leaves the ring and goes to the back.  He returns with a shirt that says “PAULA” on the front!  Orndorff has been bombarded with “Paula” chants for weeks now, and goes ABSOLUTELY NUTS!  Needless to say, Ol’ Rudy takes the worst beating he’s ever had in his life.)

11.       Int – Okerlund interviews Orndorff immediately after the match on the Piper’s Pit set.  Orndorff actually had to be bleeped out!

12.       Int – Roddy Piper

13.       Piper’s Pit – FOR REAL THIS TIME!  Piper FINALLY gets Cyndi Lauper on the se.  Piper starts out being nice, but brings up the subject of Lou Albano, believing him to be her manager.  Cyndi tries to set the record straight, but Albano himself comes out and tries to coerce Lauper into backing up his story.  Lauper doesn’t go for it, and after a few words get said, ATTACKS BOTH ALBANO AND PIPER!  This was the catalyst for the “Rock & Wrestling Connection”, as the WWF and the fledgling MTV would kick the concept of “Sports Entertainment into high gear, culminating with the first Wrestlemania.

 

Championship Wrestling 6/23/84

1.          Sgt. Slaughter v. Danny Green

2.          Dick Murdoch & Adrian Adonis v. The Samoans (2/3 falls from Madison Square Garden .  The Samaons are actually being Cheered here against the current WWF Tag Team Champions)

3.          Int – Rocky Johnson

4.          Int – Iron Sheik

5.          Int – Roddy Piper

6.          Bulldog Buzz Sawyer v. Jose Luis Rivera

7.          Piper’s Pit – We’re on location with Piper at Capt. Lou Albano’s house.  Albano is looking especially fat and sloppy today.  Footage is shown of Piper at Cyndi Lauper’s recording studio trying to get Lauper to apologize for her actions on last week’s Pit.  Not only didn’t Lauper apologize, but she promised to get her own female wrestler and issued a challenge to Albano to find a female wrestler of his choice for a match.  Albano of course accepts the challenge.

8.          Tito Santana v. Greg Valentine (non-title match – Valentine wins by countout.)

9.          Int – Sgt. Slaughter

10.       Rocky Johnson v. Steve Lombardi

 

Championship Wrestling 6/30/84

1.          Rocky Johnson v. Rene Goulet

2.          Int – Paul Orndorff

3.          Jesse Ventura v. Steve Lombardi

4.          Int – Jimmy Snuka.  Snuka comments in his own unintellible way about the Pipers Pit segments a couple of weeks ago when he was attacked by Piper.

5.          Greg Valentine v. Billy Travis

6.          Int – Ivan Putski

7.          Roddy Piper announces that Capt. Lou Albano has chosen his wrestler for Cyndi Lauper’s challenge.  It’s The current WWF Ladies champion, THE FABULOUS MOOLAH!  Lou and Moolah promise to hurt both Lauper and whoever she picks to fight Moolah.

8.          Lauper announces that she’s picked WENDY RICHTER.  Richter was last seen on WWF TV on 5/5/84 , and wasn’t made to look like anything special.  Now, Richter sports a very impressive physique and spiked hair.  Richter is supposed to be the next generation of female wrestler.

9.          George “The Animal” Steele v. Jose Luis Rivera (The Animal makes his WWF return managed by Mr. Fuji.  After Steele destroys Rivera, Hulk Hogan comes out to help the poor guy.  Steele attacks both the referee and Hogan, but Hogan runs him off )

10.       Int - Roddy Piper

11.       George “The Animal” Steele v. Sal Bellomo

12.       Magnificent Muraco v. Brian Madden

13.       Int – Jimmy Snuka

14.       Maddog Maurice Vachon v. Lanny Keane

 

Championship Wrestling 7/7/84

1.          Tito Santana v. Tiger Chung Lee

2.          Int – Mr. Fuji & George “The Animal” Steele

3.          Bob Orton v. Salvatore Bellomo

4.          Int – Dick Murdoch

5.          Paul Orndorff v. B. Brian Blair (Joined in progress.  The “Paula!” chants are coming in loud and clear, and Orndorff isn’t happy. VERY GOOD MATCH!)

6.          Int – Jimmy Snuka.  (Snuka comments on his feud with Roddy Piper and their upcoming houseshow match.

7.          Update – Greg Valentine

8.          Roddy Piper shows footage of Captain Lou Albano “training” Fabulous Moolah for their upcoming match with Wendi Richter. This footage is ABSOLUTELY HILARIOUS! 

9.          Andre the Giant v. Samoan #3 (Samu)

10.       Int – Hulk Hogan

 

Championship Wrestling 7/14/84

1.          The Wild Samoans v. Rene Goulet & Lanny Kean

2.          Int – Hulk Hogan

3.          Ivan Putski v. Gentleman Jerry Valiant

4.          Int – Jesse “The Body” Ventura – Jesse Ventura was terrible to watch in the ring, but his promos and interviews were great!

5.          Iron Sheik v. Billy Travis

6.          Int – Roddy Piper.  Piper does a great promo for his upcoming houseshow match against Jimmy Snuka.

7.          Update – Big John Studd

8.          Roddy Piper shows footage of Cyndi Lauper training Wendi Richter.  Richter is training hard, and is dressed like she raided Superstar Billy Graham’s closet.

9.          Dick Murdoch v. SD Jones

10.       Int – Paul Orndorff

 

Championship Wrestling 7/21/84

1.          Adrian Adonis & Dick Murdoch v. Nick DiCarlo & SD Jones

2.          Int – Adrian Adonis & Dick Murdoch

3.          Gene Okerlund recaps the feud between Roddy Piper & Lou Albano against Cyndi Lauper.   Footage of the various Piper’s Pit segments are shown involving Albano , Piper, Lauper’s REAL manager Dave Wolfe, and Lauper herself are shown.  We also see the training footage of both Fabulous Moolah and Wendi Richter.

4.          Int – Jimmy Snuka talks about his upcoming match with Roddy Piper

5.          Kamala v. Jose Luis Rivera (Kamala makes his WWF debut with Freddy Blassie and his handler “Friday”)

6.          Int – Salvatore Bellomo

7.          Update – Sgt. Slaughter

8.          Roddy Piper  does some more trash talking about the upcoming match with Wendi Richter and Fabulous Moolah, and promises to have the winner of the title match between the two on Pipers Pit next week.  Piper also reads a letter supposedly from Jimmy Snuka’s child, and ridicules Snuka some more.  Great Stuff!

9.          Mr. Fuji & Tiger Chung Lee v. The Samoans (in progress from the Philly Spectrum.  Fuji repeatedly refuses to tag into the match, and then walks away, leaving Lee to get destroyed by the Samoans, who of course win the match.  Afterward, Fuji returns to the ring and attacks Lee!  Lee manages to run Fuji off though.

10.       Int – Ivan Putski

 

Championship Wrestling 7/28/84

1.          Tito Santana v. Rene Goulet

2.          Int – Roddy Piper.  The Piper/Snuka feud continues as Piper prepares for a rematch with the “Superfly”

3.          Jesse “The Body” Ventura v. Ivan Putski (ARM WRESTLING MATCH.   Despite repeated cheating on Ventura’s

4.          part, he can’t seem to beat the “Polish Hammer”.  On the verge of losing the match, Jesse viciously attacks Putski,

5.          leaving him unconscious in the center of the ring.)

6.          Int – B. Brian Blair

7.          Iron Sheik v. Ron Hutchinson

8.          Int – SD Jones

9.          Update – The feud between Piper/Albano & Moolah v. Cyndi Lauper, Dave Wolfe and Wendi Richter.  Piper cuts another great promo about the upcoming Madison Square Garden match with Richter & Moolah.  Piper promises not only to have the winner of the match on his Piper Pit segment, but to also air the match in its entirety.  Piper also reads a letter from Jimmy Snuka (the same letter from last weeks show (#28 from this tape)

10.       Jimmy Snuka v. Tiger Chung Lee

11.       Int – Mr. Fuji

 

Championship Wrestling 8/4/84

1.          Paul Orndorff v. Salvatore Bellomo

2.          Int – Bob Orton

3.          Greg Valentine v. B. Brian Blair

4.          Int – Big John Studd

5.          Wendi Richter v. Fabulous Moolah  (in progress from Madison Square Garden .  With her shoulder up at the last second, Richter counters a reverse rollup to win the WWF Womens Title!  Moolah and Albano beat the hell out of the ref afterward!)

6.          Int – Pvt. Terry Daniels

7.          Roddy Piper shows interview footage of Cyndi Lauper after Wendi Richter won the ladies title from the Fabulous Moolah. Piper promises to have the decision overturned next week.

8.          Hulk Hogan v. Jerry Valiant

9.          Int – Capt. Lou Albano

 

Championship Wrestling 8/11/84

1.           Iron Sheik v. Jose Luis Rivera

2.           Int – Capt. Lou Albano with Dick Murdoch and Adrian Adonis

3.           Rocky Johnson v. Charlie Fulton

4.           Int – Paul Orndorff

5.           Adrian Adonis & Dick Murdoch v. SD Jones & Jeff Lang

6.           Int – Rocky Johnson

7.           Update – Andre the Giant

8.           Pipers Pit – B. Brian Blair

9.           Ivan Putski v. Ron Shaw (Brutus Beefcake makes his first WWF appearance as he comes down to ringside to taunt Putski.  At this point, Vince McMahon and Tony Garea from the announcers table, have no idea who Beefcake is, and don’t refer to him by name)

10.        Int – Roddy Piper

 

Championship Wrestling 8/18/84

1.           Ken Patera v. Billy Travis

2.           Kamala v. Steve Lombardi (Hulk Hogan comes down to ringside prior to the match and lends some moral support for Lombardi before leaving the ringside area.)

3.           Gene Okerlund presents the WWF Ladies title belt to Wendi Richter.  Or at least he attempts to, as the Fabulous Moolah runs in and attacks Richter.  Richter battles back and runs Moolah off.

4.           Greg Valentine v. Mario Mancini

5.           Int – Rocky Johnson

6.           Update – Roddy Piper.

7.           Pipers Pit – Sgt. Slaughter

8.           Tito Santana v. Dave Barbie

9.           Int – Roddy Piper

 

Championship Wrestling  8/25/84

1.           Kamala v. John Bennello

2.           Int – Lou Albano with Adonis & Murdoch

3.           Maurice Maddog Vachon v. Bob Marcus

4.           Int – B. Brian Blair

5.           Jimmy Snuka v. Rene Goulet

6.           Int – Iron Sheik

7.           Update – Hulk Hogan

8.           Pipers Pit – Nikolai Volkoff

9.           Paul Orndorff v. Nick DiCarlo

10.        Int – Lou Albano & Fred Blassie.  Lou runs down all women wrestlers including the Fabulous Moolah!

 

Championship Wrestling 9/2/84

1.           Nikolai Volkoff v. SD Jones

2.           Int – Chief Jay Strongbow

3.           B. Brian Blair v. Charlie Fulton (Brutus Beefcake struts around ringside again.)

4.           Int – Greg Valentine

5.           Jesse Ventura v. Billy Travis

6.           Int – Dave Wolfe (Cyndi Lauper’s manager).  Wolfe brings out none other than THE FABULOUS FREEBIRDS!

7.           Terry Gordy, Michael Hayes and Buddy Roberts joined the WWF for a very brief time.

8.           Pipers Pit – Nikolai Volkoff.  Same as #29

9.           Big John Studd v. Jeff Lang

10.        Clips of Bob Backlund v. Salvatore Bellomo from the Philly Spectrum

11.        Int – Andre the Giant

 

Championship Wrestling 9/9/84

1.          The Fabulous Freebirds (Gordy, Hayes & Roberts) v. Rene Goulet & Ron Shaw & Charlie Fulton (From the Philly Spectrum.  In  true Freebird Fashion, the Freebirds arrive to the arena in a limousine and don’t get out until it’s time for their match.  They’re accompanied by both Dave Wolfe and Cyndi Lauper.)

2.          Int – Sgt. Slaughter

3.          Kamala v. Chief Jay Strongbow (MSG)

4.          Int – Iron Mike Sharpe

5.          Int – Sgt. Slaughter

6.          Update – Tito Santana

7.          Pipers Pit – No guest this week, as Piper runs down for everyone the series of events involving his feud with Albano against Cyndi Lauper & Dave Wolfe.

8.          Ken Patera v. Steve Lombardi

9.          Int – Roddy Piper

 

Championship Wrestling 9/16/84

1.          Greg Valentine v. Sal Bellomo

2.          Int – Paul Orndorff

3.          Princess Victoria & Velvet McIntyre v. Despina Montages & Leilani Kai (Victoria & McIntyre are the current ladies Tag Team Champions)

4.          Int – Iron Sheik

5.          Pipers Pit – Fred Blassie, Friday and Kamala

6.          Tito Santana v. Jerry Valiant

7.          Int – Rick McGraw

8.          Int – Hulk Hogan

 

Championship Wrestling 9/23/84

1.          The Junk Yard DogRon Shaw

2.          Update – Hulk Hogan

3.          Dr. D.  David Schultz v. Steve Lombardi

4.          The Fabulous Freebirds v. Rusty Brooks, Iron Mike Sharpe & Aldo Marino

5.          Int – Hulk Hogan

6.          Bob Orton v. Joe Mascara

7.          Pipers Pit – Iron Mike Sharpe David Sammartino v. Jerry Valiant (The son of Bruno Sammartino makes his WWF TV debut while Brutus Beefcake comes down to ringside)

8.          Nikolai Volkoff v. Terry Daniels (Volkoff destroys Daniels, causing Sgt. Slaughter to run in, but he’s attacked as well.  Slaughter battles back and is attacked by the Iron Sheik.  Sheik & Volkoff double team Slaughter, and it takes most of the locker room to break it up.)

9.          Int - Roddy Piper

 

Championship Wrestling 9/30/84

1.           Sgt. Slaughter v. Carl Fury

2.           Update – On location with Murdoch and Adonis, as Dick Murdoch wrestles a steer to the ground.

3.           Kamala v. Jose Luis Rivera (Andre the Giant comes down to ringside to watch the match)

4.           Int – Tito Santana

5.           Bret Hart v. Aldo Marino (The future tag, IC and multiple Time WWF World Champion makes his WWF TV debut)

6.           Int – Hulk Hogan

7.           Dynamite Kid v. Steve Lombardi (Dynamite has made numerous WWF appearances over the years in singles action.  He’s not yet teaming with Daveyboy Smith as one half of the British Bulldogs.  That would be months away.)

8.           Pipers Pit – Capt. Lou Albano and Ken Patera

9.           Iron Sheik & Nikolai Volkoff v. Joe Mirto & Joe Mascara

10.        Roddy Piper v. Jimmy Snuka (in progress from MSG)

11.        Int – Sgt. Slaughter & The Junkyard Dog

 

Championship Wrestling 10/7/84

1.           Andre the Giant v. Rusty Brooks (Kamala comes out to ringside.  Andre invites Kamala in the ring, and Friday has to restrain him.)

2.           Update – The Moondogs

3.           Brutus Beefcake v. Joe Mirto (After weeks of strutting around the ring, we finally get to see him wrestle)

4.           Int – Sgt Slaughter and JYD

5.           JYD v. Jerry Valiant

6.           Int – Nikolai Volkoff & Iron Sheik

7.           Iron Mike Sharpe v. Joe Mascara

8.           Piper’s Pit – Dynamite Kid.  During the interview, Piper gets a message from one of Jimmy Snuka’s relatives  asking to be a guest on the Pit next week.

9.           David Sammartino v. Ron Shaw

10.        The Freebirds v. Steve Lombardi, Carl Fury & Bob Orton (Orton?  How the heck did Orton wind up teaming with those guys?   Who did he piss off that week?)

11.        Int – Roddy Piper

 

Championship Wrestling 10/13/84

1.           JYD v. Charlie Fulton

2.           Update – Mr. Fuji

3.           Dick Murdoch & Adrian Adonis v. Billy Travis & Rick McGraw

4.           Int – JYD (tape cuts off)

5.           Kamala v. Robbie Parliament (Andre the Giant comes down to ringside again, angering Kamala)

6.           Pipers Pit – Piper is interviewing Masked Executioner, but the Tonga Kid interrupts the interview and challenges Piper to a match. 

7.           Brutus Beefcake v. Chico Rodriguez

 

Championship Wrestling 10/20/84

1.           Sgt. Slaughter v. Charlie Fulton

2.           Update – Ken Patera

3.           Judy Martin v. Desiree Peterson

4.           Int – Greg Valentine, who has recently defeated Tito Santana to become the new Intercontinental Champion

5.           Tonga Kid v. Masked Executioner.

6.           Int – Nikolai Volkoff

7.           Big John Studd v. Billy Travis

8.           Pipers Pit – David Sammartino.  The Tonga Kid interrupts Pipers Pit for a second time to challenge Piper. After trying to make excuses, Piper is goaded by Tonga and Sammartino into accepting the challenge. Footage is shown of the aftermath of his title loss to Greg Valentine, as he’s stretchered out with a broken leg. We then see Santana in a wheelchair as he’s about to undergo an operation to take care of his injured leg.

9.           Iron Sheik & Nikolai Volkoff v. Steve Lombardi & Sal Bellomo

10.        Int – SD Jones

11.        Int – Roddy Piper

 

Championship Wrestling 10/27/84

1.           JYD v. John Callahan

2.           Paul Ornforff v. Rick McGraw

3.           Int – Roddy Piper

4.           David Sammartino v. Charlie Fulton

5.           Int – Greg Valentine

6.           Dick Murdoch & Adrian Adonis v. Mario Mancini & Tony Garea

7.           Pipers Pit – Greg Valentine and Lou Albano

8.           Brutus Beefcake v. Sal Bellomo

9.           Roddy Piper v. Tonga Kid (Tonga finally gets his match., and beats 6 kinds of hell out of Piper!)

10.        Int – Hulk Hogan

 

Championship Wrestling 11/3/84

1.           Sgt. Slaughter v. Johnny Rodz

2.           Update – Wendi Richter

3.           Greg Valentine v. Rick McGraw (Valentine refuses to let go of the figure 4, and Tito Santana runs in to make the save, running Valentine off.)

4.           Int – Hulk Hogan

5.           David Sammartino v. Carl Fury

6.           Int – Tito Santana

7.           Jack & Jerry Brisco v. Steve Lombardi & Charlie Fulton (The Brisco Brothers make their WWF TV debut)

8.           Pipers Pit – Nikolai Vo lkoff and Fred Blassie

9.           Barry Windham v. The Executioner (Barry Windham makes his WWF TV debut)

10.        Promo – Billy Jack Haynes

11.        Mil Mascaras v. Terry Manton

12.        Int – Greg Valentine

13.        Int – Nikolai Volkoff

 

Championship Wrestling 11/10/84

1.           Tito Santana v. The Executioner

2.           Big John Studd v. Tony Garea

3.           Int – Roddy Piper

4.           Murdoch & Adonis v. Rick McGraw & Jose Luis Rivera

5.           Int – Ken Patera

6.           Brutus Beefcake v. Mario Mancini

7.           Pipers Pit – Barry Windham

8.           David Sammartino v. Johnny Rodz

9.           Tonga Kid v. Dave Barbie (Roddy Piper comes down to ringside to interfere and JIMMY ‘SUPERFLY’ SNUKA comes down to run Piper off!)   

10.        Int – Tonga Kid

 

Championship Wrestling 11/17/84

1.           Barry Windham v. Charlie Fulton

2.           Nikolai Volkoff v. Athens Apollo

3.           Int – Tonga Kid & Jimmy Snuka

4.           Murdoch & Adonis v. Sal Bellomo  AJ Petruzzi (Murdoch and Adonis are challenged by a big bearded country looking fellow in the crowd.)

5.           Jimmy Snuka v. Carl Fury

6.           Pipers Pit – Jack & Jerry Brisco.  The Brisco Brothers challenge Adonis and Murdoch to a Title match for the WWF Tag Titles. 

7.           Ken Patera v. Jose Luis Rivera (The big country guy in the bib overalls is harassing Patera now.)

8.           Promo – Billy Jack Haynes

9.           David Schultz v. Tony Garea

10.        Int – Roddy Piper  

 

Championship Wrestling 11/24/84

1.           JYD v. Mr. X

2.           Update – Wendi Richter

3.           Greg Valentine v. Aldo Marino

4.           Int – Ken Patera

5.           Mike Rotundo & Barry Windham v. R.T. Reynolds & Terry  Gibbs ( Windham & Rotundo wrestle their first WWF TV Match as a tag team)

6.           Int – Jimmy Snuka & Tonga Kid

7.           Paul Orndorff v. Joe Mirto (Orndorff is managed here by Bobby Heenan)

8.           Pipers Pit – Aldo Marino.  Perennial jobber, Marino has a few tough words for Piper, and of course gets the snot kicked

9.           out of him by Piper and his bodyguard Bob Orton

10.        Blackjack Mulligan v. Dave Barbie

11.        Promo - Don Muraco & Mr. Fuji are interviewed in Hawaii .

12.        Jack & Jerry Brisco v. Dick Murdoch & Adrian Adonis (The Briscos were in the WWF for a very short period as a tag team and wrestled a FANTASTIC MATCH against the tag champions, cleanly beating them in a non-title match.)

13.        Int – Johnny Valiant

14.        Int – Bobby Heenan

 

Championship Wrestling 11/31/84

1.           David Sammartino v. Gino Carabello

2.           Int – David Wolfe talks about Cyndi Lauper and her recent accomplishments in her singing career.

3.           Update – Nikolai Volkoff

4.           Paul Orndorff v. Mario Mancini (Our hillbilly looking friend from previous weeks is back in the front row heckling Orndorff.)

5.           Int – Ken Patera

6.           Blackjack Mulligan v. Rusty Brooks

7.           Int – Bobby Heenan and Big John Studd

8.           Brutus Beefcake v. Jose Luis Rivera

9.           Pipers Pit – Tony Atlas

10.        Dave Barbie v. Tito Santana

11.        Andre the Giant & SD Jones v. Ken Patera & Big John Studd (after taking care of Jones, Studd & Patera DOUBLE SLAM Andre, and proceed to brutally double team him.  Studd then proceeds TO CUT ANDRE’S HAIR!!)

12.        Int – Jimmy Snuka and the Tonga Kid

 

Championship Wrestling 12/7/84

1.           Barry Windham & Mike Rotundo v. Johnny Rodz & Charlie Fulton (We get another closeup shot of our Hillbilly friend, once
again in the front row.  Vince proposes getting an interview with him next week.)

2.           Update – Ivan Putski

3.           Tony Atlas v. Gino Carabello

4.           Int – Ken Patera

5.           Iron Sheik & Nikolai Volkoff v. Jose Luis Rivera & Jim Powers

6.           Int – Bobby Heenan & Big John Studd.  Studd is carrying a bag filled with the hair that he cut from Andre the Giant.

7.           Big John Studd v. Demetrios Niarchos

8.           Pipers Pit – Capt. Lou Albano.  For some strange reason, Piper won’t let Albano talk, as Piper goes on and on about an upcoming presentation at Madison Square Garden .  Albano doesn’t appear too happy about not getting a chance to speak.

9.           Tito Santana v. Terry Mantum

10.        Jimmy Snuka & Tonga Kid v. R.T. Reynolds & Terry Gibbs (The Big Hillbilly is there enjoying the action)

11.        Int – Roddy Piper

12.        Vince McMahon and Bruno Sammartino close the show, and bring out our Hillbilly friend, who consents to being on next week’s Pipers Pit!

 

Championship Wrestling 12/14/84

1.           Int – Tito Santana

2.           Pipers Pit – Piper brings out the big Hillbilly that had been sitting at ringside for the last month or so.  The Hillbilly introduces himself as BIG JIM.  Piper proceeds to ridicule Jim, while offering his services as a manager.  Jim isn’t so sure that he’d like that and wants some time to consider it.

3.           Tito Santana v. RT Reynolds

4.           Iron Sheik & Nikolai Volkoff v. Windham & Rotundo

5.           Int – Tito Santana

6.           Int – Blackjack Mulligan

 

Championship Wrestling 12/22/84

1.           Capt. Lou Albano reads a pretty funny Christmas story to some children.  Albano doesn’t seem to be as much of a heel as he had in recent weeks.  Last week, he wasn’t so heelish on Pipers Pit either.  Is there a face change coming for the Captain? Well, If you listen to his story, you can see that this may be definitely the case, as Lou appears to be vowing to make a new start In 1985.

2.           David Sammartino v. Terry Mantum

3.           Update – The Junkyard Dog

4.           Dr. D David Schultz v. Joe Mirto

5.           Int – Bobby Heenan, Big John Studd & Ken Patera

6.           Footage of Cyndi Lauper in concert

7.           Int – Blackjack Mulligan

8.           Jimmy Snuka & Tonga Kid v. Terry Gibbs & Rusty Brooks

9.           Pipers Pit – Bobby Heenan and Playboy Buddy Rose laugh about the previous week’s Pipers Pit where we were officially introduced to our recurring Hillbilly friend, as “Big Jim”.  Heenan makes some funny jokes at Jim’s” expense.  Big Jim is in the front row of course watching the action.

10.        Tony Atlas v. Gino Carabello (Brutus Beefcake comes down to ringside to scout Atlas.)

11.        Big John Studd & Ken Patera v. Jose Luis Rivera & Jim Powers (Hulk Hogan comes out to ringside before the match starts and poses for the crowd before walking to the back.  After the match, Studd and Patera keep beating up their opponents, but Hulk Hogan returns and attacks the heels.  After some double teaming, it looks like Studd and Patera are going to cut Hogan’s hair like they did Andre the Giant, but BIG JIM STORMS THE RING!  The big hillbilly helps run off the heels and Hogan raises his hand in victory.)

12.        Int – JYD

 

Championship Wrestling 12/29/84

1.           Playboy Buddy Rose v. Steve Lombardi (Rose’s finisher is the DDT, but the move isn’t called the DDT.  After the match we get another look at Big Jim in the front row.)

2.           Update – Brutus Beefcake

3.           Paul Orndorff v. Jim Young

4.           Int – JYD

5.           Bret Hart v. Terry Gibbs

6.           Hulk Hogan comes to ringside and approaches Big Jim.  After talking to him for a minute, Big Jim comes over the barrier and heads to the back with Hogan!  Looks like Hogan thinks that the Big Hillbilly might have a future in wrestling.

7.           Int – Tito Santana

8.           Moondogs v. Aldo Marino & Mario Mancini

9.           Pipers Pit – Piper is about to interview Gamma Singh, but Big Jim comes out to confront Piper for making fun of him a couple of weeks ago.  Piper wants to manage Jim, but Big Jim says that he’s going to train with HULK HOGAN.  Piper is incredibly upset at this turn of events.

10.        Blackjack Mulligan v. Joe Mirto

11.        Windham & Rotundo v. RT Reynolds & Rene Goulet

12.        Int – Greg Valentine

13.        Int – Ken Patera

 
 
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