RESULTS: 1978

Promoters: JACK ADKISSON (Dallas), ELIZABETH MOORE (Fort Worth)
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 1/2/78 Fort Worth (no results available)
13-man two-ring battle royal (participants: Fritz, Kevin & David Von Erich, Andre the Giant, Killer Brooks, Mr. Sakurada, Ox Baker, Killer Karl Krupp, Gary Hart, Al Madril, Denny Alberts, Cowboy Bob Ellis and Tully Blanchard)
Fritz, Kevin & David Von Erich vs Ox Baker, Killer Brooks & Gary Hart
Cowboy Bob Ellis vs Killer Karl Krupp
Mr. Sakurada vs Al Madril
Tully Blanchard vs Denny Alberts

1/3/78 Dallas
Andre the Giant beat Killer Karl Krupp
No results available:
David Von Erich vs Ox Baker
Cowboy Bob Ellis vs Killer Brooks
Al Madril vs Denny Alberts
Kevin Von Erich vs Leo Seitz
Mr. Sakurada vs Tully Blanchard

1/9/78 Fort Worth
David Von Erich beat Killer Karl Krupp
Killer Brooks beat Al Madril
Dale Valentine beat Mr. Sakurada
Ron Slinker & Wee Willie Wilson beat Dutch Mantell & Little Louie
Cowboy Bob Ellis drew Tully Blanchard

1/10/78 Dallas (no results available)
David Von Erich & Al Madril vs Ox Baker & Killer Karl Krupp
Wee Willie Wilson vs Little John
Tully Blanchard vs Ron Slinker
Jake Roberts vs Dutch Mantell

1/24/78 Dallas
David Von Erich & Al Madril beat Eric the Red & Gary Hart DQ
Cowboy Bob Ellis beat Dutch Mantel
Killer Karl Krupp beat Jake Roberts
Tully Blanchard beat Barry Orton
Eric the Red beat Ron Slinker

1/31/78 Dallas
Fritz & David Von Erich DDQ Killer Karl Krupp & Eric the Red
Al Madril beat Mike Paidousis
Cowboy Bob Ellis beat Ron Slinker
Tully Blanchard drew Jay Youngblood
Barry Orton drew Jake Roberts

2/13/78 Fort Worth
Fritz & David Von Erich beat Brute Bernard & The Angel (Frank Morrell)
Tully Blanchard beat Jay Youngblood
Al Madril beat Killer Karl Krupp
Eric the Red beat Cowboy Bob Ellis
Killer Brooks beat Billy Spears

2/14/78 Dallas
Fritz Von Erich beat Brute Bernard
David Von Erich & Jay Youngblood beat Killer Karl Krupp & Eric the Red DQ
Killer Brooks beat Cowboy Bob Ellis
Al Madril beat The Angel
Tully Blanchard beat Jake Roberts
Barry Orton beat Billy Spears

2/20/78 Fort Worth
Fritz & David Von Erich beat Dick Murdoch & Killer Brooks
Killer Karl Krupp beat Jake Roberts
Leroy Brown beat Billy Spears
Al Madril drew Tully Blanchard
Jay Youngblood beat Eric the Red

2/21/78 Dallas
Fritz Von Erich DCOR Killer Karl Krupp
David Von Erich beat Dick Murdoch
Al Madril beat Killer Brooks
Tully Blanchard drew Jay Youngblood
Leroy Brown beat Barry Orton
Eric the Red beat Billy Spears

2/27/78 Fort Worth
Killer Karl Krupp beat David Von Erich
Al Madril beat Eric the Red
Leroy Brown beat Jake Roberts
Tully Blanchard beat Denny Alberts
Gino Hernandez beat Ron Slinker
Jay Youngblood beat Barry Orton

2/28/78 Dallas
Killer Karl Krupp beat Al Madril DQ
David Von Erich beat Brute Bernard
Leroy Brown beat Ron Slinker
Gino Hernandez beat Eric the Red
Tully Blanchard beat Barry Orton
Jay Youngblood beat Denny Alberts

3/7/78 Dallas
Fritz & David Von Erich beat Brute Bernard & Killer Karl Krupp
Leroy Brown beat Alberto Madril
Tully Blanchard drew Gino Hernandez
Jay Youngblood beat Barry Orton
Mike Paidousis beat Denny Alberts

3/13/78 Fort Worth
Fritz Von Erich DDQ Killer Karl Krupp
David Von Erich beat J.J. Dillon
J.J. Dillon drew Tully Blanchard
Al Madril beat Gino Hernandez
Leroy Brown beat Jay Youngblood
Jose Lothario beat Barry Orton

3/20/78 Fort Worth
David Von Erich beat Killer Karl Krupp
Al Madril beat Leroy Brown
Dale Valentine beat Pat O'Connor
Tully Blanchard beat Tiger Conway Jr
Joyce Grable beat Leilani Kai
Jay Youngblood beat Barry Orton

3/21/78 Dallas (no results available)
Fritz & David Von Erich vs Killer Karl Krupp & Leroy Brown
Joyce Grable vs Leilani Kai
Dale Valentine vs Gino Hernandez
Tiger Conway Jr. vs Barry Orton
Also: Mixed tag match

3/27/78 Fort Worth
Al Madril beat Killer Karl Krupp
Tiger Conway Jr beat Leroy Brown
Jose Lothario beat Rip Hawk
Dale Valentine beat Barry Orton
Austin Idol beat Eddie Sullivan
Gino Hernandez beat Jay Youngblood

3/28/78 Dallas (no results available)
Fritz Von Erich vs Killer Karl Krupp
Tully Blanchard & Austin Idol vs Al Madril & Gino Hernandez
Jose Lothario vs Leroy Brown
Dale Valentine vs Tiger Conway Jr
Rip Hawk vs Jay Youngblood

4/1/78 Killeen (no results available)
Gino Hernandez vs Austin Idol
Leroy Brown vs Jay Youngblood

4/4/78 Dallas
American Heavyweight champion Fritz Von Erich DDQ Andre the Giant
Jose Lothario drew Killer Karl Krupp
Leroy Brown beat Jay Youngblood
Austin Idol beat David Patterson (or Eddie Sullivan)
Gino Hernandez beat Barry Orton

4/10/78 Fort Worth
David & Kevin Von Erich beat Leroy Brown & Killer Brooks
Dale Valentine beat Gino Hernandez
Jose Lothario beat Barry Orton
Austin Idol beat Dave Patterson
Killer Brooks beat Don Diamond

4/17/78 Fort Worth

David & Kevin Von Erich beat Killer Brooks & Leroy Brown
Killer Karl Krupp drew Dale Valentine
Jose Lothario drew Austin Idol
Eddie Sullivan drew Don Diamond
Tully Blanchard beat Dave Patterson

4/24/78 Fort Worth

Kevin & David Von Erich beat Leroy Brown, handicap match
Killer Karl Krupp beat Fritz Von Erich
Dale Valentine beat Barry Orton
Jose Lothario beat Eddie Sullivan
Austin Idol beat Dave Patterson
Rip Hawk drew Don Diamond

4/25/78 Dallas
David & Kevin Von Erich beat Austin Idol and Killer Brooks
Jose Lothario beat Leroy Brown
Don Diamond beat Barry Orton
Killer Karl Krupp beat Billy Red Lyons

5/1/78 Fort Worth
Fritz, Kevin & David Von Erich drew Leroy Brown, Killer Brooks & Gary Hart
Austin Idol beat Jose Lothario
Dale Valentine beat Killer Karl Krupp
Kevin Von Erich beat Leroy Brown
Tully Blanchard beat Dave Patterson

5/2/78 Dallas
Kevin Von Erich beat Gary Hart
David Von Erich beat Leroy Brown
Austin Idol drew Dale Valentine
Killer Karl Krupp beat Dave Patterson
Tully Blanchard beat Don Diamond

5/5/78 Killeen (no results available)
Kevin Von Erich vs Killer Karl Krupp
David Von Erich vs Killer Brooks
Leory Brown vs Jose Lothario

5/8/78 Fort Worth
Fritz Von Erich beat Leroy Brown
Kevin Von Erich beat Austin Idol
David Von Erich beat Killer Brooks
Killer Karl Krupp beat Don Diamond
Dale Valentine beat Carl Fergie
Tom Chitwood drew Dave Patterson

5/9/78 Dallas
Kevin & David Von Erich beat Killer Brooks & Leroy Brown
Fritz Von Erich beat Killer Karl Krupp
Austin Idol beat Don Diamond
Dale Valentine beat Dave Patterson
Rip Hawk drew Carl Fergie

5/15/78 Fort Worth
David & Kevin Von Erich beat Leroy Brown & Gary Hart
Dale Valentine drew Killer Karl Krupp
Bruiser Brody beat Dave Patterson
Tully Blanchard beat Don Diamond
Austin Idol beat Carl Fergie

5/16/78 Dallas (no results available)
NWA World Heavyweight champion Harley Race vs David Von Erich
Kevin Von Erich & Dale Valentine vs Killer Karl Krupp & Austin Idol
Bruiser Brody vs Carl Fergie
Leroy Brown vs Don Diamond
Tully Blanchard vs Dave Patterson

5/22/78 Fort Worth

Kevin Von Erich beat Killer Karl Krupp
Jose Lothario beat Austin Idol
Bruiser Brody beat Don Diamond
Tully Blanchard beat Carl Fergie
Al Madril beat Dave Patterson
Leroy Brown beat Tom Chitwood

5/30/78 Dallas
Killer Karl Krupp beat Dale Valentine
David & Kevin Von Erich drew Bruiser Brody & Austin Idol
Al Madril beat Carl Fergie
Leroy Brown beat Don Diamond
Gino Hernandez beat Dave Patterson

6/3/78 Killeen (no results available)
One of these matches may have actually involved Kerry Von Erich rather than Kevin.
Kevin Von Erich vs Bruiser Brody
Kevin Von Erich vs Killer Karl Krupp
Jose Lothario vs Leroy Brown

6/5/78 Fort Worth
David & Kevin Von Erich beat Killer Karl Krupp & Killer Brooks
Bruiser Brody beat Leroy Brown
Gino Hernandez drew Dale Valentine
Al Madril beat Colosso Colosetti
Dave Patterson beat Tom Chitwood

6/6/78 Dallas

Dale Valentine beat Bruiser Brody

6/10/78 Rusk (no results available)
David Von Erich & Al Madril vs Bruiser Brody & Leroy Brown
 Kevin Von Erich vs Killer Karl Krupp
David Von Erich vs Bruiser Brody
Al Madril vs Leroy Brown

6/12/78 Fort Worth (no results available)
Bruiser Brody vs David Von Erich

6/20/78 Dallas
Bruiser Brody beat Dave Patterson
No result available:
Harley Race vs David Von Erich

6/26/78 Fort Worth
Al Madril beat Leroy Brown
Bruiser Brody beat Dale Valentine
Rocky Johnson beat Killer Karl Krupp
Gino Hernandez drew Killer Brooks
Vicki Williams beat Leilani Kai
Winona Little Heart won battle royal

6/27/78 Dallas
Bruiser Brody beat Leroy Brown

7/3/78 Fort Worth
Bruiser Brody DCOR Al Madril (some sources have Brody winning via COR)
Kevin & David Von Erich beat Killer Karl Krupp & Leroy Brown (some sources list as DQ win)
Rocky Johnson beat Gino Hernandez
Coloso Colosetti drew Dale Valentine
Killer Brooks beat Don Diamond

7/4/78 Dallas

Bruiser Brody DCOR Killer Karl Krupp (some sources have Brody winning via COR)
Kevin & David Von Erich beat Gino Hernandez & Killer Brooks
Rocky Johnson drew Al Madril
Leroy Brown beat Dave Patterson (sub for Tom Chitwood)
Coloso Colosetti beat Dave Patterson

7/10/78 Fort Worth
Fritz, Kevin & David Von Erich (or Kevin & David Von Erich & Leroy Brown; or Andre the Giant & Leroy Brown) beat Killer Karl Krupp, Killer Brooks & Gary Hart
Rocky Johnson beat Bruiser Brody COR
Al Madril beat Dale Valentine DQ
Coloso Colosetti beat Dave Patterson
Gino Hernandez beat Cowboy Bob Ellis

7/17/78 Fort Worth
Leroy Brown beat Killer Karl Krupp
Al Madril beat Bruiser Brody, reverse decision
Rocky Johnson beat Gino Hernandez DQ
Killer Brooks beat Leo Seitz
Coloso Colosetti beat Cowboy Bob Ellis

7/18/78 Dallas
Bruiser Brody beat Ricky Thompson
No results available:
Harley Race vs Rocky Johnson
Al Madril vs Coloso Colosetti
Leroy Brown vs Killer Brooks
Killer Karl Krupp vs Leo Seitz
Gino Hernandez vs Dale Valentine

7/23/78 Fort Worth
Kevin & David Von Erich beat Bruiser Brody, handicap match
Rocky Johnson beat Killer Karl Krupp DQ
Leroy Brown beat Killer Brooks DQ
Gino Hernandez beat Dale Valentine
The Destroyer beat Don Kodiak
Coloso Colosetti beat Ricky Thompson

7/24/78 Dallas
Harley Race beat Rocky Johnson
Al Madril beat Coloso Colosetti
Leroy Brown beat Killer Brooks
Bruiser Brody beat Ricky Thompson
Killer Karl Krupp beat Leo Seitz

7/31/78 Fort Worth

Bruiser Brody beat Rocky Johnson DQ
Gary Hart beat Kerry Von Erich DQ
Leroy Brown DCOR Gino Hernandez
Killer Brooks beat Eddie Sullivan
Coloso Colosetti beat Leo Seitz
Dale Valentine beat Don Kodiak

8/1/78 Dallas

Fritz, David & Kevin Von Erich & Leroy Brown beat Gary Hart, Killer Brooks, Killer Karl Krupp & Bruiser Brody
Gary Hart drew Leroy Brown
Coloso Colosetti beat Eddie Sullivan
Dale Valentine beat Don Kodiak

8/5/78 Killeen (no results available)
David Von Erich vs Gino Hernandez
Kevin Von Erich vs Killer Brooks
Leroy Brown vs Killer Karl Krupp

8/7/78 Fort Worth
Andre the Giant & Leroy Brown beat Killer Karl Krupp, Killer Brooks & Gary Hart
David Von Erich beat Gino Hernandez DQ
Rocky Johnson beat Don Kodiak
Coloso Colosetti beat Leo Seitz
Dale Valentine beat Dave Patterson

8/8/78 Dallas
Andre the Giant beat Bruiser Brody DQ
Leory Brown & Rocky Johnson beat Killer Karl Krupp & Killer Brooks
Kevin Von Erich beat Gino Hernandez DQ
Coloso Colosetti drew Dale Valentine
Don Kodiak beat Dave Patterson

8/14/78 Fort Worth

Leroy Brown beat Killer Karl Krupp COR
Gino Hernandez & Bruiser Brody beat Kevin & David Von Erich to win Texas Tag titles
Kerry Von Erich beat Killer Brooks
Coconut Willie beat Billy the Kid
Coloso Colosetti beat Rick Conrad

8/15/78 Dallas
Kevin, David & Kerry Von Erich beat Killer Karl Krupp, Killer Brooks & Gary Hart
Kerry Von Erich beat Gary Hart
Leroy Brown DCOR Bruiser Brody
Billy the Kid beat Coconut Willie
Rocky Johnson beat Coloso Colosetti
Gino Hernandez beat Don Kodiak

8/20/78 Dallas
Dallas shows move to Sunday nights beginning with this card.

Fritz Von Erich beat Killer Karl Krupp
Kevin & David Von Erich DDQ Bruiser Brody & Gino Hernandez
Evelyn Stevens beat Mary DeLeon
Killer Brooks drew Rocky Johnson
Coloso Colosetti beat Dale Valentine

8/21/78 Fort Worth
Rocky Johnson beat Bruiser Brody, taped fists match
Gino Hernandez beat Leroy Brown
Killer Karl Krupp beat Dale Valentine
Evelyn Stevens beat Mary DeLeon
Killer Brooks beat Don Kodiak

8/27/78 Dallas
Kevin Von Erich beat Bruiser Brody DQ
Leroy Brown beat Gary Hart
David Von Erich beat White Knight
Killer Brooks beat Coloso Colosetti
Gino Hernandez beat Don Kodiak

8/28/78 Fort Worth  PG 1   PG 2   PG 3   PG 4
Bruiser Brody beat Killer Karl Krupp & Rocky Johnson, elimination for American Heavyweight title match with Fritz Von Erich
Kevin & David Von Erich beat Killer Brooks & White Knight
Leroy Brown beat Coloso Colosetti
Dale Valentine beat Gino Hernandez DQ
Armando Guerrero beat Don Kodiak

September (exact date unknown)
Wrestling shows in Fort Worth move to the Will Rogers Memorial Center.

9/3/78 Dallas (no results available)
12-man battle royal

9/4/78 Fort Worth
Killer Karl Krupp beat Leroy Brown
David & Kevin Von Erich beat Bruiser Brody & Gino Hernandez to win Texas Tag titles
Rocky Johnson beat Killer Brooks
Coloso Colosetti beat Don Diamond
Dale Valentine drew Armando Guerrero

9/10/78 Dallas
Kevin Von Erich DCOR Gino Hernandez
David Von Erich beat Bruiser Brody to win Texas Heavyweight title
Rocky Johnson & Leroy Brown drew Killer Karl Krupp & Killer Brooks
Al Madril beat Coloso Colosetti
Armando Guerrero beat Jack Evans

9/11/78 Fort Worth
Kevin & David Von Erich beat Killer Karl Krupp & Tim Brooks
Bruiser Brody beat Fritz Von Erich to win American Heavyweight title
Gino Hernandez beat Al Madril DQ
Armando Guerrero drew Coloso Colosetti
Leroy Brown beat Jack Evans

9/17/78 Dallas
Fritz, Kevin & David Von Erich beat Bruiser Brody, Gino Hernandez & Gary Hart

9/18/78 Fort Worth (no results available)
Bruiser Brody vs Al Madril

9/24/78 Dallas (no results available)
Bruiser Brody vs David Von Erich

9/25/78 Fort Worth
Kevin & David Von Erich beat Bruiser Brody & Gino Hernandez
Al Madril beat Coloso Colosetti
White Knight beat Rocky Johnson
Killer Karl Krupp beat Leroy Brown
Killer Brooks drew Armando Guerrero

Unknown Date & Location (phantom title change???)
Kevin & David Von Erich beat Dory Funk Jr. & Terry Funk to win American Tag titles

10/1/78 Dallas

Harley Race beat Bruiser Brody

10/2/78 Fort Worth
David Von Erich beat Killer Karl Krupp
Bruiser Brody beat Al Madril, lumberjack match
Kevin Von Erich DCOR Gino Hernandez
Bill White beat Armando Guerrero
White Knight beat Coloso Colosetti
Leroy Brown beat Jack Evans

10/7/78 Killeen (no results available)
David Von Erich vs Gino Hernandez
Texas Brass Knuckles champion Rocky Johnson vs Killer Karl Krupp
Leroy Brown vs Gary Hart, lumberjack match

10/8/78 Dallas

Evelyn Stevens beat Fabulous Moolah to win World Womens' title
No results available:
NWA World Heavyweight champion Harley Race vs Bruiser Brody, special referee David Von Erich

10/9/78 Fort Worth
NWA World Heavyweight champion Harley Race beat Bruiser Brody
Fabulous Moolah beat Evelyn Stevens to win World Womens' title (this and the Race-Brody match were held simultaneously in two rings)
Fritz, Kevin & David Von Erich DDQ Gino Hernandez, White Knight & Gary Hart, two-ring tag match
Al Madril beat Jack Evans
Kevin Von Erich beat Bill White COR
Tiger Conway Jr. beat Dave Patterson

10/16/78 Fort Worth PG 1  PG 2  PG 3  PG 4

Dusty Rhodes & Kevin Von Erich beat Bill White & White Knight
David Von Erich beat Gino Hernandez
Al Madril beat Dave Patterson
Tiger Conway Jr beat Coloso Colosetti
Gama Singh beat Jack Evans

10/22/78 Dallas (no results available)
Kevin Von Erich vs Bruiser Brody

10/23/78 Fort Worth
Fritz Von Erich beat Bruiser Brody
Rocky Johnson beat White Knight (unmasked as Dick Steinborn) COR
Tiger Conway Jr. beat Bill White
White Knight beat Reggie Parks
Al Madril beat Gama Singh
Coloso Colosetti beat Dave Patterson

10/29/78 Dallas

Kevin Von Erich drew Bruiser Brody
David Von Erich beat Gino Hernandez DQ
Mark Lewin beat Dave Patterson
Reggie Parks beat White Knight
Tiger Conway Jr beat Colosso Colosetti
Bill White beat Mando Guerrero

10/30/78 Fort Worth
Kevin Von Erich beat Gino Hernandez
David Von Erich beat Gama Singh
TEXAS TAG TEAM TITLE TOURNAMENT
First Round:
Mark Lewin & White Knight beat Al Madril & Reggie Parks
Mando Guerrero & Tiger Conway Jr beat Bill White & Bruiser Brody
Finals:
Mark Lewin & White Knight beat Mando Guerrero & Tiger Conway Jr. to win Texas tag titles

11/4/78 Killeen (no results available)
Texas Heavyweight champion David Von Erich vs Gino Hernandez
Bill White vs Tiger Conway Jr
Al Madril vs White Knight


11/6/78 Fort Worth
Kevin & David Von Erich beat Mark Lewin & Bill White
Tiger Conway Jr beat Bill White
Al Madril beat Gino Hernandez
Reggie Parks beat Colosso Colosetti
Gama Singh beat Dave Patterson

11/12/78 Dallas
Mark Lewin beat Dusty Rhodes
David Von Erich drew Bruiser Brody
Tiger Conway Jr drew Al Madril
Kevin Von Erich beat Bill White
Gino Hernandez (wrestling under a mask until 12/17/78 after losing 11/10 mask vs hair match to Jose Lothario in Houston) drew White Knight
Ichiban #1 beat Reggie Parks

11/13/78 Fort Worth
Bruiser Brody beat Fritz Von Erich
Dusty Rhodes beat Gino Hernandez
Fritz & David Von Erich beat White Knight & Ichiban #1
Al Madril beat Mark Lewin
Tiger Conway Jr drew Reggie Parks
Bill White beat Mando Guerrero

11/19/78 Dallas

Kevin, David & Kerry Von Erich beat Bruiser Brody, Gino Hernandez & White Knight
Dusty Rhodes drew Mark Lewin
Al Madril beat Bill White
Ichiban #1 beat Gama Singh

12/2/78 Killeen (no results available)
David Von Erich vs Mark  Lewin
Kevin Von Erich vs Ichiban #1
Tiger Conway Jr vs White Knight

12/11/78 Dallas

Bruiser Brody NCO Mark Lewin

12/17/78 Dallas
Gino Hernandez beat David Von Erich to win Texas Heavyweight title, belt vs Gino's mask
Bull Ramos & Tiger Conway Jr. beat Mark Lewin & Killer Karl Krupp to win Texas Tag titles

12/25/78 Fort Worth

Kevin Von Erich beat Bruiser Brody to win American Heavyweight title, no DQ
David & Kerry Von Erich beat Mark Lewin & Gino Hernandez
Tiger Conway Jr beat Colosso Colosetti
Bull Ramos beat Bill White
Gary Hart beat T. John Tibbedeux

12/26/78 Dallas (no results available)

Fritz, Kevin, David & Kerry Von Erich vs Gary Hart, Mark Lewin, Bill White & Gino Hernandez, all eight in ring at once, T. John Tibbedeux as sole lumberjack
Kevin Von Erich vs Bill White
David Von Erich vs Mark Lewin
Coloso Colosetti vs Bull Ramos
Tiger Conway Jr vs Ric Conrad