Tag Archives: Wrestling

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 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.

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.

Episode 9: March 6, 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 6, 1982, featuring:

  • Another showcase performance for Roddy Piper, and where was he better at doing color: the Carolinas or Atlanta?
    – In the wake of Greensboro, the Sarge’s Privates are proving to be a handful.
    – Austin Idol continues to ascend, while Jimmy Valiant gets under everyone’s skin.
    – Promos from this week’s Maple Leaf Wrestling, hyping the snow-delayed $27,000 Cadillac Cup tournament on March 7.
    – Plus results from around the loop – including Tri-State still on life support. Would Ricky Steamboat have made a good heel? Promo Trifecta, 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 8: February 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 February 27, 1982, featuring:

  • A slight reprieve this week from the constant hammering home of the ongoing NWA World tag team championship tournament, as well as Who Contributed The Most in 1981. 
  • Austin Idol continues to scout the area’s talent – and begins to make his own locker room leery of him. 
  • Jimmy Valiant makes a statement by way of Stan Hansen, Ole Anderson and Ivan Koloff. 
  • We’re still not sure if Sgt. Slaughter knows why Mike George is here, but he certainly knows who Ron Ritchie is now. 
  • 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.