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Encyclopedia > Stampede Wrestling
Stampede Wrestling
Details
Acronym Stampede
Established 1948
Location Flag of Alberta Calgary, Alberta
Founder(s) Stu Hart
Owner(s) Stu Hart (1948-1984)
Vince McMahon (1984-1985)
Bruce Hart (1985-1989)
Bruce and Ross Hart (1999- )
Parent National Wrestling Alliance (until 1982)
World Wrestling Federation (1984-1985)
Website StampedeWrestling.com

Stampede Wrestling is a Canadian professional wrestling promotion based in Calgary, Alberta and was once one of the main promotions in western Canada and the Canadian Prairies for almost a half century. Originally established by Stu Hart in 1948, the promotion competed with other promotions such as NWA All-Star Wrestling and Pacific Northwest Wrestling and regularly ran events in Calgary's Victoria Pavilion and the Stampede Corral between 1948 and 1984. Bought out by promoter Vince McMahon, the promotion was briefly run by the World Wrestling Federation before being sold back to the Hart family the following year. Run by Bruce Hart until January 1990, he and Ross Hart reopened the promotion in 1999 and began running events in the Alberta area. Before you can upload images you will need to register an account Only use this if you hold the copyright on the image. ... Year 1948 (MCMXLVIII) was a leap year starting on Thursday (link will display the 1948 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Alberta. ... Calgary is a city in the province of Alberta, Canada. ... Stewart Edward Stu Hart, CM (May 3, 1915 – October 16, 2003) was a Canadian amateur wrestler, professional wrestler, promoter and trainer. ... Stewart Edward Stu Hart, CM (May 3, 1915 – October 16, 2003) was a Canadian amateur wrestler, professional wrestler, promoter and trainer. ... Vincent Kennedy McMahon (born August 25, 1945) is an American wrestling promoter, occasional professional wrestler, on-screen personality, former play-by-play announcer, and film producer. ... Bruce Ambrose Edwardious Hart (born January 13, 1950) is a Canadian retired professional wrestler. ... The National Wrestling Alliance (NWA) is the largest governing body for a group of independent professional wrestling promotions and sanctions various NWA championships. ... World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Calgary is a city in the province of Alberta, Canada. ... This article is about the region in Canada. ... Map of the Canadian Prairie provinces, which include boreal forests, taiga, and mountains as well as the prairies (proper). ... Stewart Edward Stu Hart, CM (May 3, 1915 – October 16, 2003) was a Canadian amateur wrestler, professional wrestler, promoter and trainer. ... NWA All Star Wrestling is a former Canadian professional wrestling promotion, based in Vancouver, British Columbia. ... Pacific Northwest Wresting (PNW) was a Portland, Oregon based professional wrestling company. ... The Stampede Corral The Stampede Corral (also known as the Calgary Corral) is an ice hockey and rodeo arena in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. ... Year 1948 (MCMXLVIII) was a leap year starting on Thursday (link will display the 1948 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... This article is about the year. ... Vincent Kennedy McMahon (born August 25, 1945) is an American wrestling promoter, occasional professional wrestler, on-screen personality, former play-by-play announcer, and film producer. ... World Wrestling Entertainment, or WWE, is a professional wrestling organization. ... The Hart wrestling family is a Canadian family with a long history associated with professional wrestling. ... Bruce Hart Bruce Hart is a Canadian former professional wrestler. ...


Along with its wrestling school known as The Dungeon, many of the promotions former alumni becoming some of the most popular stars in the World Wrestling Federation and other American promotions during the 1980s and 90s, the promotion produced one of the earliest televised professional wrestling programs (today considered the forerunner of today's WWE) that remained one of Calgary's most popular sports programs eventually airing in over 50 countries worldwide. [1] World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc. ...

Contents

History

Stampede Wrestling was operated by Stu Hart between 1948 and 1984. Stampede, a member of the National Wrestling Alliance until about 1982, was acquired by the World Wrestling Federation in 1984, who took most of the top talents away from the promotion and developed into the major professional wrestling promotion it is today. In 1985, the WWF sold Stampede back to the Hart family, who continued to run it until it was shut down in December 1989. The promotion was re-opened on April 2, 1999 by Bruce and Ross Hart. Stampede's weekly shows were held mostly at the Victoria Pavillion in Calgary, with special events held at the Stampede Corral. Stewart Edward Stu Hart, CM (May 3, 1915 – October 16, 2003) was a Canadian amateur wrestler, professional wrestler, promoter and trainer. ... Year 1948 (MCMXLVIII) was a leap year starting on Thursday (link will display the 1948 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... This article is about the year. ... The National Wrestling Alliance (NWA) is the largest governing body for a group of independent professional wrestling promotions and sanctions various NWA championships. ... World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc. ... This article is about the year. ... is the 92nd day of the year (93rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... This article is about the year. ... Bruce Ambrose Edwardious Hart (born January 13, 1950) is a Canadian retired professional wrestler. ... The Stampede Corral The Stampede Corral (also known as the Calgary Corral) is an ice hockey and rodeo arena in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. ...


During the regional territory days of wrestling in the 1970's and 1980's, Stampede Wrestling was one of the top promotions in Canada and USA. Some of its top stars included the likes of Dynamite Kid, British Bulldog, Jim Neidhart, Owen Hart,Chris Benoit, Brian Pillman and Bret Hart. All eight wrestlers became part of the WWF after the dismantling of regional territories. Six of these wrestlers were part of the Hart Foundation in the WWF. Thomas Billington (born December 5, 1958 in Golborne, Lancashire) is a retired English professional wrestler who competed in the World Wrestling Federation, Stampede Wrestling, All Japan Pro Wrestling and New Japan Pro Wrestling in the mid- to late-1980s. ... British Bulldog could refer to: a popular emblem of Britain, and sometimes England, sometimes represented as a Bulldog in a Union Jack coat, and often pictured in cartoons to represent a British Churchillian spirit. ... James Henry Jim Neidhart (born August 2, 1956), is a professional wrestler, best known for his appearances in the 1980s and 1990s in the World Wrestling Federation as Jim The Anvil Neidhart. ... Owen James Hart (May 7, 1965 – May 23, 1999) was a Canadian professional wrestler who was most known for his time in the World Wrestling Federation (WWF). ... Christopher Michael Benoit (IPA: ) (May 21, 1967 – June 24, 2007) was a Canadian professional wrestler who wrestled for Extreme Championship Wrestling, World Championship Wrestling, and World Wrestling Entertainment. ... Brian William Pillman (May 23, 1999 – October 5, 1997) was an American American football player and professional wrestler best known for his appearances in World Wrestling Entertainment, Extreme Championship Wrestling and World Championship Wrestling. ... This article is about the professional wrestler. ... The Hart Foundation was a collective name used by various stables in the World Wrestling Federation. ...


Stampede Wrestling was the basis for a long-running weekly sports broadcast produced in Calgary showcasing many of the promotion's most popular wrestlers. Hosted by Ed Whalen for most of its run, which went from 1957 to 1989, the series was syndicated around the world and reruns continue to be shown in some countries to this day. At the time Stampede was revived in 1999, a second Stampede Wrestling TV series was attempted, but it was short-lived and Whalen was not involved. Ed Whalen (July 8, 1927 - December 4, 2001) was a Canadian television personality and journalist best known worldwide for hosting the popular professional wrestling TV series Stampede Wrestling. ... Year 1957 (MCMLVII) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link displays the 1957 Gregorian calendar). ... Year 1989 (MCMLXXXIX) was a common year starting on Sunday (link displays 1989 Gregorian calendar). ... In the television industry (as in radio), syndication is the sale of the right to broadcast programs to multiple stations, without going through a broadcast network. ...


WWE currently controls Stampede's extensive tape library, except for Stampede footage of Bret "Hitman" Hart, which Hart retains the rights to, and Owen Hart's Stampede footage, which is owned by Owen's widow Martha Hart. World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc. ... This article is about the professional wrestler. ... Owen James Hart (May 7, 1965 – May 23, 1999) was a Canadian professional wrestler who was most known for his time in the World Wrestling Federation (WWF). ...


Earlier in 2007, Stampede Wrestling lost the use of the Ogden Legion which was their homebase for the past number of years. However Stampede Wrestling has recently announced on their official website that the promotion will begin to run at the Bowness Sportsplex with the first show being September 7th 2007.


The Dungeon

Stampede Wrestling was famous for "The Dungeon," a professional wrestling school located in the basement of the Calgary mansion Hart House, home of the Hart family. The school trained a number of WCW, ECW, and WWE stars, including the Hart Brothers, Mark Henry, Chris Benoit and Chris Jericho. A professional wrestling school is a school or gym that teaches students the necessary skills to become pro wrestlers. ... A townhouse with basement windows showing A basement is one or more floors of a building that are either completely or partially below the ground floor. ... The Hart House is located in Calgary, Alberta, Canadas Patterson Heights. ... WCW logo until 1999 World Championship Wrestling or WCW, was a professional wrestling promotion that existed from 1988 to 2001. ... This article is about the independent promotion from 1992-2001. ... World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc. ... Mark Gordon Henry[1] (born June 12, 1971 in Silsbee, Texas) is an American professional wrestler currently signed to World Wrestling Entertainment performing on its SmackDown! brand. ... Christopher Michael Benoit (IPA: ) (May 21, 1967 – June 24, 2007) was a Canadian professional wrestler who wrestled for Extreme Championship Wrestling, World Championship Wrestling, and World Wrestling Entertainment. ... Christopher Keith Irvine (born November 9, 1970), better known by the ring name Chris Jericho, is an American-Canadian actor, radio host, rock musician, and professional wrestler. ...


Championships

Current championships

Championship: Last Champion(s): Active From: Active Till: Notes:
Stampede North American Heavyweight Championship Chris Steele February 28, 1968 N/A The North American title was revived in 1998 when Stampede started promoting again[2] [3]
Stampede British Commonwealth Mid-Heavyweight Championship Chucky "The Boy Wonder" Blaze July, 1978 N/A The British Commonwealth Mid-Heavyweight title was revived in 1999 when Stampede started promoting again [2] [4]
Stampede International Tag Team Championship The Funky Bunch 1958 N/A The International Tag Team title was revived in 2000 when Stampede started promoting again [2] [5]
Stampede Women's Pacific Championship Belle Lovitz June 15, 2005 N/A The Women’s Pacific Title is the only title that was not used in the original version of Stampede Wrestling [6]

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Retired and defunct championships

Championship: Last Champion(s): Active From: Active Till: Notes:
NWA Canadian Heavyweight Championship (Calgary version) Dave Ruhl November 1, 1946 1972 [2] [7]
NWA Canadian Tag Team Championship (Calgary version) Mad Dog Vachon & Butcher Vachon 1954 1959 Tag Team title replaced by the NWA International Tag-Team Championship (Calgary version) later known as the “Stampede International Tag Team Championship”[2] [8]
Stampede World Mid-Heavyweight Championship Dynamite Kid September 16, 1972 1984 [2] [9]
Stampede Pacific Heavyweight Championship Michael Modest June, 1958 June 27, 2001 [2] [10]
IWA World Women's Championship Kyoko Inoue December, 1987 1997 In 1989 the title began being promoted by All Japan Women's Pro-Wrestling[2] [11]

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Roster

Wrestlers

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Tag Teams

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Hall of Fame

The Stampede Wrestling Hall of Fame list professional wrestlers and others who have competed in Stampede Wrestling, from Stu Hart's Klondike Wrestling to the original Stampede Wrestling promotion which closed in 1990. [12]

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Further reading

  • McCoy, Heath. Pain and Passion: The History of Stampede Wrestling. Toronto: CanWest Books, 2005. ISBN 0-9736719-8-X

References

  1. ^ Stampede Wrestling gets pinned. CBC Television News (1990-01-10).
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h Royal Duncan & Gary Will (4th Edition 2006). Wrestling Title Histories. Archeus Communications. ISBN 0-9698161-5-4. 
  3. ^ North American Heavyweight Title (Calgary Stampede). Puroresu Dojo (2003).
  4. ^ British Commonwelth Mid-Heavyweight Title (Calgary Stampede). Puroresu Dojo (2003).
  5. ^ Stampede International Tag Team Title. Puroresu Dojo (2003).
  6. ^ Stampede Women's Pacific Title. Puroresu Dojo (2003).
  7. ^ N.W.A. Canadian Heavyweight Title (Calgary). Puroresu Dojo (2003).
  8. ^ N.W.A. Canadian Tag Team Title (Calgary). Puroresu Dojo (2003).
  9. ^ Stampede World Mid-Heavyweight Title. Puroresu Dojo (2003).
  10. ^ Stampede Pacific Heavyweight Title. Puroresu Dojo (2003).
  11. ^ I.W.A. Women's World Title. Puroresu Dojo (2003).
  12. ^ Stampede Wrestling Hall of Fame (1948-1990). Puroresu Dojo (2003).

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External links


  Results from FactBites:
 
Pain and Passion: The History of Stampede Wrestling - Highspots.com (698 words)
Pain and Passion is a book about the history of the Calgary-based Stampede Wrestling, a wild western promotion that spawned some of the biggest wrestling stars in the world, from the big names of yester-year like Gene Kiniski and Superstar Billy Graham to modern heroes like Bret Hart, the British Bulldogs and Chris Benoit.
Make no mistake, the stars of Stampeded Wrestling were folk heroes in their day and their legacy is still fondly remembered in the west, and with the wrestling fans across the world.
This is a highly recommended read for anyone who was a fan of Stampede Wrestling or old school wrestling fans in general.
CANOE -- SLAM! Sports - Wrestling - Bittersweet Stampede farewell for Neidhart & Wilson (2718 words)
I'm known as the Stampede Kid, I am Stampede Wrestling and it is a part of me. I am moving forward in my career and moving a step closer to my dream but at the same time I am leaving behind a lot of friends," Wilson told SLAM!Wrestling in an exclusive interview.
Stampede star Ravenous Randy, who was co-trainer of the current Stampede Wrestling training camp with Wilson, was also dealing with seeing two of his best friends leaving.
She and Vice wrestled the fourth match of the night, a hard-hitting contest that saw Nattie have her hand raised in victory after a wheelbarrow powerbomb.
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