Monday, July 20, 2020

Oshawa Wrestling History: The Title Defenses 1929-1983


World Title

48/07/05 Oshawa, ON Oshawa Arena 
World Title: National Wrestling Association: Bill Longson W Earl McCready
*Longson's only appearance in Oshawa 

56/06/26 Oshawa, ON Kinsmen Stadium 
NWA World Title: Whipper Watson D Pat O’Connor
*Billed as first World Title in Oshawa

56/07/03 Oshawa, ON Kinsmen Stadium
NWA World Title: Whipper Watson vs Pat O’Connor

58/08/19 Oshawa, ON Kinsmen Stadium
NWA World Title: Dick Hutton W Yukon Eric

60/07/26 Oshawa, ON Kinsmen Stadium
NWA World Title: Pat O’Connor vs Rock Hunter

67/05/30 Oshawa, ON Civic Auditorium
NWA World Title: Gene Kiniski vs Johnny Valentine (US Champ)

67/06/06 Oshawa, ON Civic Auditorium
NWA World Title: Gene Kiniski W Johnny Valentine (US Champ)

67/07/18 Oshawa, ON Civic Auditorium
NWA World Title: Gene Kiniski W Tiger Jeet Singh


British Empire Title

51/05/15 Oshawa, ON Oshawa Arena
British Empire Title: Whipper Watson W Fred Atkins

51/07/10 Oshawa, ON Oshawa Arena
British Empire Title: Whipper Watson vs Lord Layton

51/07/17 Oshawa, ON Oshawa Arena
British Empire Title: Whipper Watson W Lord Layton

51/09/11 Oshawa, ON Oshawa Arena
British Empire Title: Whipper Watson W Lord Layton

53/06/23 Oshawa, ON Oshawa Arena
British Empire Title: Whipper Watson D The Great Togo

53/08/04 Oshawa, ON Oshawa Arena
British Empire Title: Whipper Watson W/DQ Lord Layton

59/05/11 Whitby, ON Whitby Arena
British Empire Title: Whipper Watson vs Gene Kiniski

61/08/01 Oshawa, ON Oshawa Arena
British Empire Title: Whipper Watson vs Stan Stasiak

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Canadian Open Tag Titles

52/10/14 Oshawa, ON Oshawa Arena 
Canadian Open Tag Titles: Whipper Watson/Pat Flanagan W Lord Layton/Fred Atkins

53/05/05 Oshawa, ON Oshawa Arena
Canadian Open Tag Titles: Lou Plummer/Dick Raines W Pat Flanagan/Bobo Brazil

53/05/19 Oshawa, ON Oshawa Arena
Canadian Open Tag Titles: Lou Plummer/Dick Raines D Lord Layton/Lord Blears

53/05/26 Oshawa, ON Oshawa Arena
Canadian Open Tag Titles: Lou Plummer/Dick Raines W Lord Layton/Lord Blears

53/06/16 Oshawa, ON Oshawa Arena
Canadian Open Tag Titles: Lou Plummer/Dick Raines D Timothy Geohagen/Bobo Brazil

54/06/22 Oshawa, ON Kinsmen Stadium
Canadian Open Tag Titles: Whipper Watson/Tex McKenzie W Don Lewin/The Mighty Ursus
* Watson/Mckenzie win titles 54/06/02 in Toronto

54/08/10 Oshawa, ON Kinsmen Stadium
Canadian Open Tag Titles: The Great Togo/Tosh Togo L Whipper Watson/Pat Flanagan

54/08/17 Oshawa, ON Kinsmen Stadium
Canadian Open Tag Titles: The Great Togo/Tosh Togo W Whipper Watson/Pat Flanagan

54/08/31 Oshawa, ON Kinsmen Stadium
Canadian Open Tag Titles: The Great Togo/Tosh Togo vs Whipper Watson/Pat Flanagan

55/04/19 Whitby, ON Whitby Arena
Canadian Open Tag Titles: Kalmikoff Bros (Ivan/Karol) vs Timothy Geohagen/Pat Flanagan

55/05/10 Whitby, ON Whitby Arena
Canadian Open Tag Titles: Kalmikoff Bros vs Pat Flanagan/Prince Maiava

55/06/15 Oshawa, ON Kinsmen Stadium
Canadian Open Tag Titles: Kalmikoff Bros D Whipper Watson/Pat Flanagan

55/07/05 Oshawa, ON Kinsmen Stadium
Canadian Open Tag Titles: Kalmikoff Bros vs Whipper Watson/Gil Mains

55/07/19 Oshawa, ON Kinsmen Stadium
Canadian Open Tag Titles: Kalmikoff Bros W Prince Maiava/Pat Flanagan

55/08/02 Oshawa, ON Kinsmen Stadium
Canadian Open Tag Titles: Kalmikoff Bros D Karl Von Schober/Fritz Von Erich

56/08/07 Oshawa, ON Kinsmen Stadium
Canadian Open Tag Title: Karl Von Schober/Fritz Von Erich D The Gallagher Brothers

56/08/21 Oshawa, ON Kinsmen Stadium
Canadian Open Tag Titles: Joe/Guy Brunetti (new champs) W Fred Atkins/Ski Hi Lee
*Brunetti's win titles 56/08/16 in Toronto

58/05/19 Whitby, ON Whitby Arena
Canadian Open Tag Titles: Lisowski Bros (Reggie/Stan) vs Yukon Eric/Bobo Brazil

58/05/24 Whitby, ON Whitby Arena
Canadian Open Tag Titles: Lisowski Bros vs Wilbur Snyder/Farmer Boy
* Ad lists Lisowski's as champs but Watson Brazil had won belts 58/05/22 in Toronto


International Tag Titles

61/07/04 Oshawa, ON Oshawa Arena International Tag Titles: Man Mountain Campbell/Stan Stasiak vs Kalmikoff Bros (Ivan/Karol)

75/07/22 Oshawa, ON Civic Auditorium
International Tag Titles: The Kelly Twins vs The Crusaders

75/08/12 Oshawa, ON Civic Auditorium
International Tag Titles: The Kelly Twins vs The Crusaders

77/06/14 Oshawa, ON Civic Auditorium
International Tag Titles: The Crusaders vs Geeto Mongol/Chris Tolos



U.S. Title

63/05/21 Oshawa ,ON Oshawa Arena 
U.S. Title: Johnny Valentine vs Ilio DiPaolo

63/05/28 Oshawa ,ON Oshawa Arena
U.S. Title: Johnny Valentine vs Jim Hady

63/06/04 Oshawa ,ON Oshawa Arena
U.S. Title: Johnny Valentine vs Jim Hady - Special Referee Pat Flanagan

63/07/30 Oshawa ,ON Oshawa Arena
U.S. Title: Johnny Valentine vs Yukon Eric

63/08/13 Oshawa ,ON Oshawa Arena
U.S. Title: Johnny Valentine vs Jim Hady

63/08/20 Oshawa ,ON Oshawa Arena
U.S. Title: Johnny Valentine vs Billy Red Lyons

63/08/27 Oshawa ,ON Oshawa Arena
U.S. Title: Johnny Valentine vs Jim Hady

63/09/03 Oshawa ,ON Oshawa Arena
U.S. Title: Texas Death Match: Johnny Valentine vs Jim Hady

63/09/10 Oshawa ,ON Oshawa Arena
U.S. Title: Fence Around Ring: Johnny Valentine vs Jim Hady

63/09/17 Oshawa ,ON Oshawa Arena
U.S. Title: Johnny Valentine vs Jim Hady

63/09/24 Oshawa ,ON Oshawa Arena
U.S. Title: 2 Hour Time Limit: Johnny Valentine vs Jim Hady

72/07/11 Oshawa, ON Civic Auditorium
U.S. Title: Tiger Jeet Singh vs The Masked Marvel

72/07/25 Oshawa, ON Civic Auditorium
U.S. Title: Tiger Jeet Singh vs Hans Schmidt

73/07/10 Oshawa, ON Civic Auditorium
U.S. Title: Tiger Jeet Singh vs Chris Tolos
*Singh had stopped defending in Toronto, ad appears to list Tolos as champ

73/07/24 Oshawa, ON Civic Auditorium
U.S. Title: Tiger Jeet Singh vs Paul DeMarco
ad appears to list Demarco as champ

73/08/13 Oshawa, ON Civic Auditorium
U.S. Title: Tiger Jeet Singh vs Paul DeMarco

73/08/21 Oshawa, ON Civic Auditorium
U.S. Title: Tiger Jeet Singh vs Chris Tolos
ad may declare Tolos as champ

74/08/20 Oshawa, ON Civic Auditorium
U.S. Title: Tiger Jeet Singh W Chris Tolos
*Sheik is now billed as champion in Toronto,
had been billed as U.S. champion in Detroit for years

75/07/22 Oshawa, ON Civic Auditorium
U.S. Title: The Sheik vs Andre The Giant

75/08/12 Oshawa, ON Civic Auditorium
U.S. Title vs International Title: The Sheik vs Tiger Jeet Singh

77/06/14 Oshawa, ON Civic Auditorium
U.S. Title: The Sheik vs Carlos Rocha


Canadian Heavyweight Title

81/07/28 Oshawa, ON Civic Auditorium
Angelo Mosca DCOR Ray Stevens

82/05/18 Oshawa, ON Civic Auditorium
Angelo Mosca WCOR John Studd