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Nutley looks back at 60 years of pro and high school wrestling

Nutley looks back at 60 years of pro and high school wrestling

May 27 2017 By: Northjersey.com

World Wrestling Federation’s Chief Jay Strongbow was an Italian-American who hailed from Nutley. During his career, Joseph Luke Scarpa was called the Rebel and Joltin’ Joe Scarpa, but he was best known as the professional tag-team wrestler Chief Jay Strongbow. Sal Scarpa recently talked about his late brother’s career at a Nutley Museum program. The event gave accounts of Nutley’... Read More

 

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  • 1970 Luke Brown & Danny Hodge def. The Hollywood Blondes (Jerry Brown & Buddy Roberts) for the TSW United States Tag Team Champion
  • 1977 Jimmy Snuka def. El Gran Goliath for the WCCW Texas Heavyweight Champion
  • 2003 Chris Matthews became the ACW Heavyweight Champion
  • 2017 Dane Griffin def. Jerry Bostic for the IWR Heavyweight Champion

Week of Sun 05-21 to Sat: 05-27

  • 05-21 1971 Dusty Rhodes def. Bill Watts for the TSW North American Champion
  • 05-21 1984 Kevin Von Erich def. Killer Khan for the WCCW Television Champion
  • 05-21 2004 Cade Sydal def. X-Cal for the SRPW Light Heavyweight Champion
  • 05-21 2004 Michael Faith def. Butch Dalton for the TPW Heavyweight Champion
  • 05-21 2004 New Canada (Jon Davis & AWOL) def. Sexy Bologna (Anthony Jackson & Sudden Impact) for the TPW Tag Team Champions
  • 05-21 2016 Skylar Slice def. Athena for the IZW Queens Champion
  • 05-21 2017 Von Erichs (Marshall Von Erich & Ross Von Erich) def. The Arrow Club (Kyle Hawk & Ky-Ote) for the IWR Tag Team Champions
  • 05-21 2017 Von Erichs (Marshall Von Erich & Ross Von Erich) def. The Arrow Club (Kyle Hawk & Ky-Ote) for the TCW Tag Team Champions
  • 05-22 1985 The Nightmare 1st/The Champion def. Terry Taylor for the MSW North American Heavyweight Champion
  • 05-22 2009 Texas Outlaws, Inc. (Tim Rockwell & Bernard Funk & Bobby Burns & J. W. Hardin) became the TAP Tag Team Champions
  • 05-23 1983 The Midnight Express (Dennis Condrey & Bobby Eaton) def. The Rock-N-Roll Express (Ricky Morton & Robert Gibson) for the MSW Mid-South Tag Team Champion
  • 05-23 2004 Se7en & Li'l Joe def. Bernie Donderwitz & Mr. Brown for the ACW Tag Team Champions
  • 05-23 2004 Li'l Joe def. Bernie Donderwitz for the ACW Hardcore Champion
  • 05-23 2009 Maniac Mike def. Kareem Sadat for the SWCW Hardcore Champion
  • 05-23 2009 Sage def. Rage Logan for the SWCW Cruiserweight Champion
  • 05-23 2010 Damien Morte def. Crisstopher Crow for the SWCW Cruiserweight Champion
  • 05-23 2015 Brad Michaels def. Jermaine Johnson for the IZW Heavyweight Champion
  • 05-25 1986 Terry Taylor def. Buzz Sawyer for the UWF Television Champion
  • 05-25 2013 Brock Landers became the SWCW All-American Champion
  • 05-25 2013 The American Pitbulls (Craig Stevens & Jason Jaxon) def. The Investment (Jason Noal & Jay Sinn) for the ACW Tag Team Champions
  • 05-26 1989 Eric Embry def. Super Zodiac for the WCCW Texas Heavyweight Champion
  • 05-26 2007 Matt Garza def. Mitch W. Carter for the IZW Cruiserweight Champion
  • 05-27 1970 Luke Brown & Danny Hodge def. The Hollywood Blondes (Jerry Brown & Buddy Roberts) for the TSW United States Tag Team Champion
  • 05-27 1977 Jimmy Snuka def. El Gran Goliath for the WCCW Texas Heavyweight Champion
  • 05-27 2003 Chris Matthews became the ACW Heavyweight Champion
  • 05-27 2017 Dane Griffin def. Jerry Bostic for the IWR Heavyweight Champion
05-27
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  • Jim Thorpe May 28th
  • Maria Star May 28th
  • Dean Lambert May 28th
  • Kamala May 28th
  • Max McGuirk May 29th
  • Samu May 29th
  • Psycho Mike May 29th
  • Jake Roberts May 30th
  • Jesse Storm May 30th
  • Jeff Hardzog May 30th
  • Fuel May 31st
  • Mascara Purpura May 31st
  • Black Bart Jun 1st
  • Violet Payne Jun 1st
  • Killista Jun 1st
  • Bobby Burns Jun 1st
  • Anna Jackson Jun 1st
  • A. J. Styles Jun 2nd
  • Brandon Groom Jun 2nd
  • Jeff Knight Jun 3rd
  • Thomas Knight Jun 3rd
  • Shawn Shields Jun 5th
  • Danny Miller Jun 5th
  • Igor Putski Jun 5th
  • Rip Hawk Jun 6th
  • Travis 12 Gage Jun 6th
  • Rick Sweetan Jun 6th
  • That Handsome Devil Jun 6th
  • Steve Hartley Jun 7th
  • Stevie Caballero Jun 7th
  • Damon Windsor Jun 7th
  • Mick Foley Jun 7th
  • Rick Vyper Jun 8th
  • Michele Leone Jun 8th
  • Mustafa Bin Akbar Jun 8th
  • Mark Wilson Jun 9th
  • Jamie Jun 9th
  • Jim Barnett Jun 9th
  • Jeff Wolfenbarger Jun 9th
  • Dutch Savage Jun 9th

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