Episode 18: May 15, 1982

Welcome to The Mid-Atlantic Championship Podcast. On this episode of the show, Mike Sempervive returns alongside Roman Gomez, to take a look at Mid-Atlantic Championship Wrestling from May 15 1982, featuring:

  • We bring you up to speed on everything that was missed in the area, due the missing episode, as well as crossover happenings in the parallel universe of Georgia.
  • New Mid-Atlantic Champion Jack Brisco has to deal with an apoplectic Rowdy Roddy Piper.
  • The Eastern division of the NWA World tag team title tournament has now been decided.
  • Troubleshooting official Sandy Scott has a NEW RULE for the territory to adhere to. 
  • All that plus tons of results, promos, and so much more on another exciting edition of the Mid-Atlantic Championship Podcast!

The Mid-Atlantic Championship Podcast is a production of the Arcadian Vanguard Podcast Network.

Episode 17: May 1, 1982

Welcome to The Mid-Atlantic Championship Podcast. On this episode of the show, Mike Sempervive returns alongside Roman Gomez, to take a look at Mid-Atlantic Championship Wrestling from May 1 1982, featuring:

  • Mid-Atlantic champ Roddy Piper and Jack Brisco are speeding to the edge of conflict.
  • The NWA World tag title tourney may be down to five teams, but the United States title is beginning to steal the spotlight.
  • Terry Taylor and Private Kernodle face off one-on-one to try and settle their feud.
  • Possibly our best set of promos featuring underneath talent – that’s giving 100%, and not a percentage more!
  • All that, plus results, promos, and so more on another exciting edition of the Mid-Atlantic Championship Podcast!

The Mid-Atlantic Championship Podcast is a production of the Arcadian Vanguard Podcast Network.

Episode 16: April 24, 1982

Welcome to The Mid-Atlantic Championship Podcast. On this episode of the show, Mike Sempervive returns alongside Roman Gomez, to take a look at Mid-Atlantic Championship Wrestling from April 24 1982, featuring:

  • Roddy Piper feuds with Jack Brisco in person, and Tommy Rich in absentia.  
  • The debut of your Western Division champions: Chief Wahoo McDaniel and the Magnificent Muraco.
  • Terry Taylor and Private Don Kernodle’s side-feud continues to be a weekly highlight. 
  • Tony Anthony gets beaten with branches off Sgt. Slaughter’s learning tree. 
  • All that, plus results, promos, and so more on another exciting edition of the Mid-Atlantic Championship Podcast!

The Mid-Atlantic Championship Podcast is a production of the Arcadian Vanguard Podcast Network.

Episode 15: April 17, 1982

Welcome to The Mid-Atlantic Championship Podcast. On this episode of the show, Mike Sempervive returns alongside Roman Gomez, to take a look at Mid-Atlantic Championship Wrestling from April 17, 1982, featuring:

* The re-ignition of the Jack Brisco-Roddy Piper conflict, and the return of Roddy to commentary.

* Ivan Koloff revels in his successful set-up of the Boogie Woogie Man.

* Some really odd Network omissions, including the exclusion of the show’s original ending.

* A tough roster of matches to get through, including Angleo Mosca debuting and punching a man in the head. 

* All that, plus results, promos, and so more on another exciting edition of the Mid-Atlantic Championship Podcast!


The Mid-Atlantic Championship Podcast is a production of the Arcadian Vanguard Podcast Network.

Episode 14: April 10, 1982

Welcome to The Mid-Atlantic Championship Podcast. On this episode of the show, Mike Sempervive returns alongside Roman Gomez, to take a look at Mid-Atlantic Championship Wrestling from April 10 1982, featuring:

  • An update on the seemingly sputtering World tag team championship tournament.
  • Ivan Koloff wants to kill Jimmy Valiant; settles on blinding the Boogie Man instead.
  • Mike Rotundo… Cuts… A… *checks pulse* Promo.
  • An out of control tag match featuring The Marines vs. Terry Taylor and Kelly Kiniski ends an out of control show. 
  • All that, plus results and so more on another exciting edition of the Mid-Atlantic Championship Podcast!

The Mid-Atlantic Championship Podcast is a production of the Arcadian Vanguard Podcast Network.

Episode 13: April 3, 1982

Welcome to The Mid-Atlantic Championship Podcast. On this episode of the show, Mike Sempervive returns alongside Roman Gomez, to take a look at Mid-Atlantic Championship Wrestling from April 3, 1982, featuring:

  • Taking hard right from the typical presence of Piper, both in the ring and on commentary, the nobel shadow of Jack Brisco looms large.
  • Sergeant Slaughter ratchets up the rhetoric as he heads into matches with NWA World Champion Ric Flair.
  • An unspectacular match card on paper, featuring matches like Horner-Russo, turns out quite satisfying in execution.
  • Top results from around the loop, including bonus hype from Toronto.
  • Plus, no leg slap lariats, pondering Ole as World Champ, classic promo audio, and much more on another exciting edition of the Mid-Atlantic Championship Podcast!

The Mid-Atlantic Championship Podcast is a production of the Arcadian Vanguard Podcast Network.

Clash Of The Champions I Special

In celebration of the 32nd anniversary, The Mid-Atlantic Championship Podcast proudly presents a very special look at the very first Clash Of The Champions

Aired live on WTBS, Mike Sempervive and Roman Gomez take a deep dive into Jim Crockett Promotions most successful attempt to hurt the WWF by going head-to-head with WrestleMania. 

Backstory of the matches, featuring the television lead-up and promos, and our thoughts on what ultimately played out onto our screens – ending with Ric Flair’s coronation of Sting as the newest professional wrestling superstar.

Whether you’re reliving memories or creating some new ones, we here at The Mid-Atlantic Championship Podcast thank you very much for coming along on the ride!

The Mid-Atlantic Championship Podcast is a production of the Arcadian Vanguard Podcast Network.

Episode 12: March 27, 1982

Welcome to The Mid-Atlantic Championship Podcast. On this episode of the show, Mike Sempervive returns alongside Roman Gomez, to take a look at Mid-Atlantic Championship Wrestling from March 27, 1982, featuring:

  • From Flair to George to Roberts, Sgt. Slaughter and his Privates continue to wreak havoc across the area.
  • Roddy Piper makes an appearance to plant some seeds in the garden of Jack Brisco.
  • Jimmy Valiant takes another hit of the potion and hits the three-wheel motion.
  • A very welcomed superfecta of bad guy promos.
  • Plus, top results from around the loop – including the last for George Scott before Bill Watts takes over Tri-State – and much more on another exciting edition of the Mid-Atlantic Championship Podcast!

The Mid-Atlantic Championship Podcast is a production of the Arcadian Vanguard Podcast Network.

Episode 11: March 20, 1982

Welcome to The Mid-Atlantic Championship Podcast. On this episode of the show, Mike Sempervive returns alongside Roman Gomez, to take a look at Mid-Atlantic Championship Wrestling from March 20, 1982, featuring:

  • US Champion Sergeant Slaughter takes out his frustrations with Ric Flair on a surprisingly game Ron Ritchie.  
  • A Murderer’s Row of promos on the show, including Flair, Slaughter, Piper, Stevens, Idol, Anderson, Hansen, Koloff and Valiant.
  • Roddy Piper once again dominates the commentary, and also shows a heart for the retarded children coming to the Crockett Park BBQ.
  • Valuable bumper stickers and C-Band satellite dishes.
  • Plus a tribute to Lance Russell’s Nose, top results from around the loop, and much more on another exciting edition of the Mid-Atlantic Championship Podcast!

The Mid-Atlantic Championship Podcast is a production of the Arcadian Vanguard Podcast Network.

Episode 10: March 13, 1982

Welcome to The Mid-Atlantic Championship Podcast. On this episode of the show, Mike Sempervive returns alongside Roman Gomez, to take a look at Mid-Atlantic Championship Wrestling from March 13, 1982, featuring:

  • US Champion Sergeant Slaughter once again becomes a focal point of the program, and has picked up a new rival along the way.
  • An intense Ivan Koloff defends his Mid-Atlantic Television Championship against up Ron Ritchie.
  • The Boogie Woogie Man Jimmy Valiant continues to make his presence in the area well-known.
  • Ole Anderson’s double-dip, as Roddy Piper and Ray Stevens hype the Georgia contingent debuting in Lansing.
  • Plus top results from around the loop, great promos, and much more on another exciting edition of the Mid-Atlantic Championship Podcast!

The Mid-Atlantic Championship Podcast is a production of the Arcadian Vanguard Podcast Network.