1983

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January 1st 1983 (Haslingden, taped 15/12/82)

Tom Tyrone (0) v Len Hurst (F)

Knockout tournament:

Steve Grey (FF) v Sid Cooper (F)

Peter Kaye (S) v Jackie Turpin (FF)


January 8th 1983 (Adwick Le Street, taped 3/11/82)

Dave Lawrence (0) v Saxon Brookes (F)

Gil Singh (FF) v Pete Roberts (F)

Pat Patton (FF) v Lucky Gordon (S)


January 22nd 1983 (Halifax, taped 3/12/82)

Alan Kilby (F) v Honey Boy Zimba (0)

Marty Jones v Skull Murphy (NC)

Dave Finlay (FF) v Jim Moser (F)


January 29th 1983 (Walthamstow, taped 19/1/83)

Magnificent Maurice (S) v Steve Logan (F, DQ)

Giant Haystacks (KO) v Kwik Kick Lee (Akira Maeda)

Ray Steele (F) v Dave Bond (0)

(Bond replaced the billed Steve McHoy


February 5th 1983: (Walthamstow, taped 19/1/83)

Mick McMichael (0) v Battlestar (S)

Dynamite Kid (F) v Marty Jones (FF)

Dave Finlay/Skull Murphy (SS) V Tom Tyrone & Pat Patton (F)


February 12th 1983 (Leamington Spa, taped 9/2/83)

Johnny Wilson (F) v Johnny South (0)

Ringo Rigby (F) v King Ben (F)

Pete Roberts (FF) v Clive Myers (F)


February 19th 1983 (Leamington Spa, taped 9/2/83)

Young David (Davey Boy Smith) (FF) v Bernie Wright (F)

Big Daddy/Vic Faulkner/John Savage (Johnny Smith) (F, KO) V Battlestar/Blackjack Mulligan/Tony Walsh (0)

Mal Sanders (F) v Johnny Kidd (0)


February 26th 1983 (Harrogate, taped 16/2/83)

Tournament for vacant British Light-heavyweight title:

Fit Finlay (RSF) v Alan Kilby

Ringo Rigby (F) v King Ben (0)

Finlay (F) v Rigby (F) (DCOR)

(The title remained vacant)


March 12th 1983 (Oldham, taped 24/2/83)

King Kong Mal Kirk (F) v John Cox (0)

Alan Dennison (F, S) v Jackie Turpin (F)

For vacant British Light-heavyweight title: Dave Finlay (FF) v Ringo Rigby (F)


March 19th 1983 (Oldham, taped 24/2/83)

Caswell Martin (F) v Steve Logan (0)

Giant Haystacks (KO) v Steve McHoy

Vic Faulkner/John Savage (FF) V Pete LaPaque/Tommy Lorne (F)


March 26th 1983 (Aylesbury, taped 21/3/83)

John Naylor (F) v Johnny Apollon (0)

Terry Rudge (F) v Pete Roberts (F)

Pat Roach (FF) v Magnificent Maurice (F)


April 2nd 1983 (Aylesbury, 21/3/83)

Jim Moser v Dave Duran (NC)

World Mid-heavyweight championship: Marty Jones (F, DQ) v Skull Murphy (0)

Caswell Martin (F) v Tom Tyrone (FF)


April 9th 1983 (Bedworth, taped 23/3/83)

Knockout tournament:

Mick McMichael (F) v Mal Sanders (0)

Jim Breaks (S) v Grasshopper (0)

Steve Grey (F) v Clive Myers (0)

Pat Patton (F) v Sid Cooper (0)

McMichael (DQ) v Breaks

Patton (Pts) v Grey

McMichael (F) v Patton (F)


April 16th 1983 (Haslingden, taped 15/12/82)

Catweazle (F) v Mel Stuart (0)

Clive Myers (F) v Keith Haward (F)

Pat Roach (FF) v Colin Joynson (F)


April 23rd 1983 (Harrogate, 16/2/83)

John Naylor (F) v Kid Chocolate (0)

Jim Breaks (S, F) v Steve Grey (F)

Vic Faulkner/John Savage (Johnny Smith) (F) V Bobby Barnes/Peter Kaye (S)


April 30th 1983 (Colne, taped 7/4/83)

Steve McHoy (F) v Barry Douglas (0)

King Kong Mal Kirk (F, RSF) v Tom Tyrone (F)

Mick McMichael (F) v Pat Patton (F) (NC)


May 7th 1983 (Colne, taped 7/4/83)

British Lightweight champion Steve Grey (F) v Jim Breaks (SS)

Masked Marauders (FF) V Colin Bennett/Eddie Riley (0)


May 14th 1983 (Bedworth, taped 23/3/83)

Little Prince (F) v John Wilkie (0)

Alan Kilby (F, S) v Fit Finlay (F)

Pat Roach (F) v Ray Steele (F)


May 21st 1983 (Basildon, taped 10/5/83)

FA Cup Final day

Big Daddy/Kid Chocolate (F, KO) V Masked Marauders (S)


May 28th 1983 (Bradford, taping date unknown))

Vic Faulkner (F) v Johnny Kidd (0)

King Kong Mal Kirk (RSF) v Johnny Wilson

British Lightweight champion Jim Breaks (S) v Steve Grey (F, DQ)

(Grey won the title as British championships can change on a DQ)


We do not have listings for June 4th and 11th 1983


June 18th 1983 (Derby, taped 13/6/83)

Ringo Rigby (F) v Lucky Gordon (0)

Pete Roberts (F) v Keith Haward (F)

Steve Grey (F, S) v Pete LaPaque (F)

(The billed match was Grey challenging British Welterweight champion Alan Dennison)


We do not have listings for June 25th 1983


July 2nd 1983 (Stockport, taped 29/6/83)

Sid Cooper (S) v Colin Bennett (0)

Colin Joynson (F) v Tom Tyrone (F)

Lumberjack: Big Daddy (KO) v Masked Marauder


July 9th 1983 (Bradford, taped 28/5/83)

Alan Dennison (S) v Rick Wiseman (0)

Fit Finlay/Skull Murphy (S) V Marty Jones/Clive Myers (S)

Alan Kilby (FF) v Saxon Brookes (F)


July 16th 1983 (Stockport, taped 28/5/83)

Tony Walsh v Pat Patton (DQ)

Crusher Brannigan (F, RSF) v Johnny South (F)

Peter Kaye (F, S) v Eddie Riley (F)

(Riley replaced the billed Steve Logan)


July 23rd 1983 (Derby, taped 13/6/83)

Knockout tournament:

Fit Finlay/Skull Murphy (FF) v Honey Boy Zimba (F)

Marty Jones/Clive Myers (FF) v John Naylor/King Ben (F)


July 30th 1983 (Woking, taped 28/6/83)

Tony Costas (F) v Paul Britton (0)

Gil Singh (0) v Ray Steele (0)

British Heavy-middleweight champion Alan Kilby (F, RSF) v Rocky Moran (F)


August 6th 1983 (Basildon, taped 10/5/83)

Sid Cooper (F) v SAS Jack Regan (0)

Keith Haward (FF) v Mal Sanders (F)

Bobby Barnes (F) v Ringo Rigby (FF)


August 20th 1983 (Bridlington, taped 3/8/83)

Little Prince (S) v Steve Casey (0)

John Cox (F) v Barry Douglas (FF)

Big Daddy/Pat Patton (KO, COR) V King Kong Mal Kirk/Tony Walsh (KO)


August 27th 1983 (Swadlincote, taped 23/8/83)

Keith Haward (KO) v Kurt Heinz

Kid Chocolate (F) v Grasshopper (F)

Marty Jones/Clive Myers (F, COR) V Fit Finlay/Skull Murphy (COR)


September 17th 1983 (Swadlincote, taped 23/8/83)

Knockout tournament:

Jim Breaks (S) v Rick Wiseman (0)

Alan Dennison (F) v Eddie Riley (0)

Dennison (Pts) v Breaks


We do not have results for September 24th, October 1st or October 8th 1983. It is possible no wrestling was broadcast on these dates. The following matches recorded in Crewe, most likely on 1/9/83 did air, most likely on October 8th or 22nd:

Sid Cooper vs. Ringo Rigby

Giant Haystacks vs. Crusher Brannigan

Dave Finlay vs. Marty Jones


October 15th 1983 (Crewe, taped 1/9/83)

Alan Dennison (F) v Peter Kaye (0)

Pete Roberts (FF) v Len Hurst (F)

Big Daddy/Alan Kilby (F, DQ) V King Kong Mal Kirk & Bruiser Ian Muir (0)


October 29th 1983 (Croydon, taped 11/10/83)

European Middleweight champion Keith Haward (FF) v King Ben (F)

Steve Grey (F) v Clive Myers (FF)


November 5th 1983 (Woking, taped 28/6/83)

Grasshopper (F) v Ray Smith (0)

Bobby Barnes (S) v Mal Sanders (F, DQ)

Johnny/Peter Wilson (FF) V Butcher Bond/John Elijah (F)


November 12th 1983 (Leeds, taped 2/11/83)

Rocky Moran (F) v Vic Faulkner (0, COR)

World Mid-heavyweight champion: Marty Jones (0) v Fit Finlay (F)


November 19th 1983 (Leeds, taped 2/11/83)

Elvis Jerome v Pete Ross (DCOR)

Gil Singh (FF) v Colin Joynson (F)

Jim Breaks (SS) v Danny Collins (F)

(Collins replaced the billed John Naylor)


We do not have results for November 26th 1983.


December 3rd & 10th 1983 (Kidderminster, taped 1/11/83)

Big Daddy/Alan Kilby/Pat Patton (FF) V Giant Haystacks/Scrubber Daly/Lucky Gordon (KO)

Andy Blair (F) V Lucky Gordon (KO)

Johnny Apollon (F) V Alan Kilby (FF)

Alan Dennison (F, COR) V Steve Speed (0)

John Wilkie (S) V Pat Patton (FF)

Ray Steele (0) V Giant Haystacks (KO)


We do not have results for December 17th 1983. It is likely there was no wrestling broadcast on December 24th 1983.


December 31st 1983 (Macclesfield, taped 7/12/83)

Pat Roach (FF) v Pete Roberts (F)

World Mid-heavyweight champion Fit Finlay (FF) v Chic Cullen (F)


The following matches took place at events recorded for television but were not broadcast:

Basildon, 10/5/83: John Savage (2) v Peter Kaye (1), Steve Logan (1) v Rocky Moran (1)

Bridlington, 3/8/83: Alan Dennison (KO) v Blackjack Mulligan, Vic Faulkner (F) v Mick McMichael (F), Honey Boy Zimva (F) v Steve Lannigan (0)

Swadlincote, 23/8/83: Johnny Kidd v John Naylor (NC)

Croydon, 11/10/83: John Elijah v Len Hurst (NC), Ray Steele (1) v John Mitchell (0)

Leeds, 2/11/83: Ringo Rigby (DQ) v Skull Murphy

Macclesfield, 7/12/83: Honey Boy ZImba (DQ) v Skull Murphy