It was March 1972, Pedro Morales was the WWWF
Pedro Morales defended the title
against Professor Tanaka twice in March of 1972. The first
match on March 10th in Philadelphia went to a draw. Morales
defeated Tanaka in a return match on March 25th.
& Victor Rivera took on WWWF Tag Team Champions King Curtis
& Baron Scicluna twice but could not win the titles.
Morales scored wins over Baron Scicluna on March 13th in Madison
Square Garden. Other victories were over Rugged Russian # 2
& Smasher Sloan.
Tag Team Champions King Curtis & Baron Scicluna defended the
titles against Chief Jay Stronbow & Sonny King, Chief Jay
Strongbow and Gorilla Monsoon, & Chief Jay Strongtbow
& Rene Goulet.
Champion Bruno Sammartino stayed close to home as he faced Stan
Stasiak & Ernie Ladd at the Pittsburgh Civic Arena.
also had wins over Waldo Von Erich in Altoona Pa on March 17th &
beat Smasher Sloan in MSG on march 13th and again in the Boston
Garden on March 25th.
Rivera had a good month with wins over Rugged Russian Ivan, Rene
Goulet, & Nikita Mulkovich.
were a number of cards during March of 1972 in which there were 4 or
5 womens matches scheduled.
shows were in the following cities.
Pa. Johnny DeFazio and Geeto Mongol held the local tag team
titles. Goulet & Gotch were never recognized in
& Geeto Mongol defeated Luke Graham & Jim Grabmire, Yoshino
Sato & Tony Altimore & Bobby Heenan & Johnny Fargo.
Smasher Sloan, Akim Mnuka made a couple of appearances as well as
matches from March 1972 included
Brazil vs Hans Schmidt March 1 Buffalo
Marino vs Waldo Von Erich March 3 Pittsburgh
Monsoon vs Ernie Ladd March 6 Washington
Valiant vs Rugged Russian Igor March 10 Philadelphia
Jay Strongbow vs Professor Tanaka March 18 Danvers
Igor vs Abdullah The Butcher March 22 Buffalo
Steele & Luke Graham vs Dom Denucci & Angelo Mosca
March 24 Pittsburgh
Sloan vs Sonny King March 25 Philadelphia