Tuesday, February 4, 2020

Canadian Title Book - Slam! Review

Thanks to Marshall Ward for the review of the Canadian Title book on Slam!

"A trip down memory lane, The Canadian Heavyweight Title: The Complete History 1978-1984, published in co-operation with the Mid-Atlantic Gateway website, is a remarkable, compelling, and long-overdue tale about a championship belt that shared the stage with some of the most respected titles in professional wrestling history."
-Marshall Ward. Slam! Wrestling
Read the whole review at Slam! Wrestling Review

As a fan who wrote it for fans it's great to hear it! And a shout out to Dick Bourne for all of his help -and for making it look so good.

The book is now available alongside the entire line of fine books
in the Mid-Atlantic Bookstore.

mapleleafwrestling.com presents with design & layout by Dick Bourne of the Mid-Atlantic Gateway
The Canadian Heavyweight Title  The Complete History 1978-1984
Available at The Mid-Atlantic Gateway Bookstore  and Amazon
14.95 U.S. & Canada 126 pages black & white with color cover
Writeup at http://www.midatlanticgateway.com/2019/10/canadian-title-book.html?spref=bl

    In 1978 as the Toronto territory was taking off with the young stars of Mid-Atlantic wrestling, promoter Frank Tunney introduced a local championship. it was called The Canadian Heavyweight Title, to be defended by the top stars in Maple Leaf Wrestling.

During those years ‘the Mid-Atlantic era’, the area was one of the most exciting and important territories in the wrestling world. We take a look back at the emergence of the Canadian Title in Toronto. The champions and challengers. Dino Bravo, Greg Valentine, Dewey Robertson, Hossein the Arab, Angelo Mosca Sr. & Jr. Big John Studd, and more.

Join us as we revisit the big cards, the tournaments, the title belt, and other memorable slices of Maple Leaf Wrestling from 1978-1984.


Now Available!