The Best Of The PNW: The 1980's Portland Wrestling Collection

This video features one of the greatest old wrestling territories. The Don Owen promoted Pacific Northwest Portland territory from the time period and became a wrestling powerhouse, all along the western coast. Many wrestling greats are featured here like Roddy Piper, Adrian Adonis, Buddy Rose and many others from 1981-1989. The video quality is the best you can possibly find from the time period. These tapes are for the true fans of classic Pacific Northwest wrestling that want a nostalgic look back at one of the greatest wrestling promotions of all time!!!

28 DVD's For Only $200.00!

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Mike Masters vs Art Crews (Buddy Rose & Rocky Johnson run in)

Chung Lee vs Billy Whitecloud

Rose's Army: Buddy Rose, Stan Stasiak, Mike Masters & Matt Borne Interview

Buddy Rose/Stan Stasiak vs Rocky Johnson & King Parsons (2/3 falls)

Steve Regal/Rocky Johnson Interview (Regal's Portland debut)

Buddy Rose Interview (Rocky Johnson joins and gets bloodied up)


Rose's Army Interview

Matt Borne & Buddy Rose vs Rocky Johnson & Iceman King Parsons (2/3 falls)

Buddy Rose/Mike Masters Interview

Steve Regal Interview

Rocky Johnson/King Parsons/Hack Sawyer Interview




Curt Hennig vs Billy Whitecloud (joined in progress)

Rocky Johnson vs Mike Miller

David Schultz Interview

Andre the Giant & Brett "Hack" Sawyer vs Matt Borne/ Rip Oliver/Dizzy Hogan (2/3 falls)

Curt Hennig Interview

Tommy Rogers Interview

Andre/Brett Sawyer/Rocky Johnson Interview


Buddy Rose/Matt Borne Interview...Rose returns to Portland & bloodies Borne as he turns heel

Intro of Hack Saywer/Buck Ramstead match

Buddy Rose Interview....strange that KPTV didn't bleep Rose calling Borne "a pussy"

Most of second fall of Saywer/Ramstead match

Tom Pritchard Interview

Matt Borne Interview


The infamous "Santa Rip" incident....That match itself between Billy Jack Haynes & Diamond Timothy Flowers wasn't anything special. Both Billy Jack & Rip Oliver had been out of Portland for a few months. This was Billy's first match back. Nobody expected Oliver back. This was a surprise to everyone because "Santa" had been walking around the arena for over an hour tossing out candy to kids, as you'll see at the beginning of the clip. Also, as you'll see, Portland TV cut away before Santa hit the ring as they didn't want kids to Santa taking a tire iron to BJH.




Chris Adams vs Dizzy "Brutus Beefcake" Hogan

David Schultz vs Sivi Afi

David Schultz Interview

Curt Hennig vs Rip Oliver (2/3 falls)

Brett Sawyer/Tommy Rogers Interview

Chris Adams Interview

Hennig/Oliver Post Match Interview




Matt Borne vs Brett Sawyer

David Schultz vs Chris Adams

David Schultz Interview

Mike Miller/Dizzy Hogan vs Brett Sawyer/Tommy Rogers (2/3 falls...Miller has BLONDE hair!!!)

Rip Oliver/Matt Borne Interview

Curt Hennig Interview

Brett Sawyer/Tommy Rogers Interview




Buddy Rose & Hulk Hogan vs. Tatsumi Fujinami & Yoshiaki Yatsu.

Buddy Rose Interview as he talks about being back from Japan

Buddy Rose/Matt Borne vs Brett Sawyer/Tommy Rogers (2/3 falls....Borne turns on Rose)

Rip Oliver Interview

David Schultz Interview

Matt Borne Post Match Interview


Mike Miller/Assassin/Mr. Ebony (Tom Jones) Interview

Matt Borne Interview

Tom Pritchard/Brett Sawyer vs Mike Miller/Mr. Ebony (2/3 falls)

Buddy Rose Interview

Tom Pritchard/Brett Sawyer Post Match Interview.....Pritchard is covered in blood.




Tommy Rogers vs Tiny Anderson

Sandy Barr vs Rip Oliver

Buddy Rose/Rip Oliver Interview

Dizzy Hogan/David Schultz vs Rocky Johnson/Brett Sawyer (2/3 falls with a Rose run in)

Curt Hennig Interview

Buddy Rose/David Schultz Interview (Rose tries to get Schultz to join him, but is turned down)

Chris Adams vs Playboy Buddy Rose (2/3 falls) 2/26/83.....this is from a previously dubbed tape




Dizzy Hogan vs Chris Adams

David Schultz vs Tommy Rogers

Rip Oliver/Buddy Rose Interview

Buddy Rose vs Curt Hennig (2/3 falls with a Schultz run-in....he attacks Rose, then Hennig)

Brett Sawyer/Rocky Johnson Interview

David Schultz Interview

Buddy Rose Interview


Brett Sawyer Interview

Buddy Rose vs David Schultz (brief)

Buddy Rose/Rip Oliver Interview

Buddy Rose/Rip Oliver vs Rocky Johnson/Brett Sawyer (2/3 falls with a Schultz run-in)

Dizzy Hogan Interview (He was bad on the stick back then as well.)

Curt Hennig Interview

David Schultz Interview




Dizzy Hogan vs Tommy Rogers

Chris Adams vs Mike Miller

Rip Oliver vs Steve Pardee (2/3 falls)

Rocky Johnson Interview

Chris Adams Interview

Buddy Rose/Rip Oliver Interview


Dizzy Hogan vs Steve Pardee

Buddy Rose Interview with 1:30 clips of his match with David Schultz the previous Tuesday

David Schultz vs Curt Hennig (2/3 falls joined in progress in first fall)

Rip Oliver Interview

Brett Sawyer/Rocky Johnson Interview

David Schultz Interview




Ali Hassan vs Tommy Rogers

Mike Miller vs Steve Pardee

Buddy Rose/Rip Oliver Interview

Buddy Rose vs David Schultz in a CAGE MATCH

David Schultz Post Match Interview

Assassin vs Brett "Hack" Sawyer (2/3 falls)

Brett Sawyer Interview


DISC #10


Announcement of the death of longtime "Portland Wrestling" announcer, Frank Bonnema

Intro of Paul Ellering vs Stan Stasiak match as Don Owen pays tribute to Frank Bonnema

Buddy Rose with The Grand Wizard Interview conducted by Vince McMahon

Paul Ellering Interview in his Portland debut (After a big build up, he stayed in the area for only three weeks!)

Rip Oliver/Assassin/Ali Hassen vs Brett Sawyer/Terry Gibbs/Steve Pardee (first fall only)


Greg Lake vs Mike Miller...Intro and first minute of match only

Kevin Kelly vs Doug Sommers (middle few minutes of the match aren't there)

Oliver's Clan Interview....Rip Oliver, Mike Miller, Mr. Ebony & Assassin

12/18/82.....complete show w/no commercials 1:18

Chief Tapu vs Billy Whitecloud

Shiek Ali Hassan vs Tommy Rogers

Playboy Buddy Rose Interview

Stan Stasiak vs Great Tia

Oliver's Clan Interview (Rip Oliver/The Shiek/Assassin)

Chris Colt vs Billy Jack

Chris Adams/Brett Sawyer Interview

Playboy Buddy Rose vs Steve Pardee


DISC #11


Steve Simpson vs Diamond Timothy Flowers

Steve Pardee vs Playboy Buddy Rose

Bobby Jaggers/Ricky Vaughn Interview

Billy Two Eagles vs Karl Steiner

Mike Miller/Karl Steiner Interview

Jerry Grey vs Mike Miller

Mega Maharishi/Playboy Buddy Rose Interview

Bobby Jaggers/Ricky Vaughn Interview


Mega Maharishi/Playboy Buddy Rose Interview

Ricky Vaughn vs Karl Steiner (third fall only)

Mike Miller/Karl Steiner Interview


End of Billy Jack Haynes vs Rip Oliver match with a Bobby Jaggers heel turn run in

Rip Oliver/Bobby Jaggers Interview


DISC #12


Bobby Jaggers vs Ed Wiskowski - joined in second fall (Wiskowski is starting to grow a beard to prepare for his Mega Maharishi gimmick, which would start in a few weeks.)

Billy Jack Haynes introduces Ricky Vaughn to Portland Wrestling

Bobby Jaggers interview as he debuts the new PNW heavyweight belt

Complete 20/20 segment on Pro Wrestling with the infamous David Schultz slap of John Stossel 4/20/85

Karl Steiner vs Don Running Bear

Mega Maharishi vs Billy Two Eagles (Don Owen calls him Billy Two Rivers!)

During intro of the above match Rip Oliver returns to Portland after a six month absence and demands a TV match with Billy Jack Haynes

Road Warriors vs Steve Olsonoski/Jerry Monti in a taped match to promote the Road Warriors coming to Portland

Rip Oliver vs Billy Jack Haynes

Bobby Jaggers Interview

Mike Miller Interview

Billy Jack Haynes Post Match Interview


DISC #13


Show features commentary by Scotty the Body (AKA "Raven")

Grappler Interview

"Beetlejuice" Art Barr vs Ed Moretti

Al Madrill vs Carl Styles

Carl Styles, Steve Doll & Art Barr Interview

Scotty The Body vs Rex King with Jonathon Boyd handcuffed in the Crow's Nest

Jonathon Boyd vs Steve Doll

Al Madrill's "Fiesta Garden" with matches announced for next week's TV Title tournament

Rip Oliver vs Grappler with all wrestlers out of the building...Debut of Rip's son Larry as he tries to make the save.

Rip Oliver Interview

Bill Francis vs Brian Adams (match is still going as the show ends)

Incomplete Matches...30:00...GREAT QUALITY!!!


Jules Strongbow vs The Great Tia (end of match)

Matt Borne vs Al Madrill (first 4:00)

Billy Jack vs Scott Ferris (end of match)

Playboy Buddy Rose Interview

Jules Strongbow, Billy Jack & Curt Hennig Interview


Curt Hennig/Buddy Rose/Billy Jack Interview

Rip Oliver/Assassin vs Billy Jack/Buddy Rose (complete third fall only)


DISC #14


Show features commentary by Scotty the Body (AKA "Raven")

Carl Styles vs Joey Jackson

Brian Adams vs Nord The Barbarian - strap match...Adams is tied up and attacked with gallons of milk and boxes of Cherrios (???) by Nord and The Grappler

Grappler Interview

Col. DeBeers vs Art "Beetlejuice" Barr

Carl Styles & Brian Adams attack Playboy Buddy Rose & Al Madrill with straps

Playboy Buddy Rose vs Top Gun (David Sierra)

Interview with Portland Radio Personality Bill Prescott, who offers $500 to anyone who gets a picture of The Grappler without his mask. Grappler & Nord confront Prescott as Rowdy Roddy Piper makes the save.

Steve Doll vs Scott Peterson

Buddy Rose's "Rose Garden" with Scotty The Body, Scott Peterson & BeetlejuiceKangaroo Jonathon Boyd vs Al Madrill

Steve Doll attacks Scotty The Body in the Crow's Nest as he's doing color on the Boyd/Madrill match


Rip Oliver vs Jesse Barr (joined in progress)

Shiek/Assassin Interview

Curt Hennig vs Shiek in Iranian Death Match

Rip Oliver/Assassin Interview

Curt Hennig/Billy Jack Interview


DISC #15


Buzz Sawyer vs. Tiny Anderson.  (Sawyer is called Buzzsaw Kane)

Kangaroo Jonathon Boyd interview.

The Destroyer (David Sierra) vs. Eric Embry.

Playboy Buddy Rose & Rip Oliver interview.

Buddy Rose & Rip Oliver vs. Jay Youngblood & Joe Lightfoot.

The Destroyer interview

Rose/Oliver interview w/ Boyd run-in


Playboy Buddy Rose/Mike Masters interview

Matt Borne vs Mike Masters (intro only)

Borne & Rose match signing match interview

Steve Regal interview


Playboy Buddy Rose vs King Parsons (Rocky Johnson debuts with a run in)

Steve Regal/Matt Borne interview

Rocky Johnson vs Stan Stasiak

Playboy Buddy Rose vs Rocky Johnson

Buddy Rose interview


DISC #16


Chris Colt vs Art Crews

Iceman King Parsons vs Terry Fargo

Playboy Buddy Rose/Rip Oliver interview

Stan Stasiak vs Brett "Hacksaw" Saywer

Matt Borne interview

Stan Stasiak interview

Steve Regal/Stan Stasiak interview

Playboy Buddy Rose interview


Portland TV Talk Show with Playboy Buddy Rose & Matt Borne - 15:00


DISC #17


Chris Colt vs Art Crews

Matt Borne interview

Johnny Eagle interview (talking about his open heart surgery)

King Parsons vs Mike Masters

Playboy Buddy Rose/Kim Song interview

Playboy Buddy Rose/Kim Song vs Matt Borne/Brett Sawyer

Steve Regal interview

Rose/Song interview


DISC #18


Mike Masters vs Art Crews

Chris Colt vs Billy White Cloud

Playboy Buddy Rose/Kim Song interview as Song breaks bricks with his head

Matt Borne/Steve Regal vs Buddy Rose/Kim Song

Regal/Borne interview

Billy White Cloud interview

Rose/Song/Borne/Regal post match interview


DISC #19


Iceman King Parsons vs Terry Fargo

Brett "Hacksaw" Sawyer vs Mike Masters

Buddy Rose/Stan Stasiak/Mike Masters interview

Buddy Rose/Stan Stasiak vs Matt Borne/Steve Regal

Steve Regal interview

Mike Masters interview

Buddy Rose interview


DISC #20


Tony Borne vs Hacksaw Sawyer

Stan Stasiak vs Art Crews (end of match)

Playboy Buddy Rose/Mike Masters interview

Buddy Rose/Mike Masters vs Steve Regal/Matt Borne

Steve Regal interview

Matt Borne/Tony Borne interview

Buddy Rose/Mike Masters interview


Local Portland TV Talk Show with Matt Borne, Steve Regal, Playboy Buddy Rose, Mike Masters & Stan Stasiak


Playboy Buddy Rose interview....He announces that he's divorcing wife Toni Rae, Matt Borne's legit sister

Steve Regal interview

Matt Borne interview


DISC #21


Stan Stasiak vs Sivi Afi

Rocky Johnson interview

Ric Flair vs Brett Sawyer

Curt & Larry Hennig interview

Playboy Buddy Rose interview

Ric Flair interview

Dizzy Hogan vs King Parsons

Rocky Johnson vs Chung Lee

Ric Flair/Buddy Rose interview


DISC #22


Tommy Rogers vs TG Stone

Shiek Ali Hassan vs Terry Gibbs

Terry Gibbs interview

Rip Oliver vs Steve Pardee

Brett Sawyer interview

Stan Stasiak interview

Rip Oliver/Assassin interview

Frank Bonnema mentions a show coming up with Roddy Piper where Frank will be the special ring announcer. Frank says the show is on Oct. 10...Frank would pass away on Oct. 5.)


DISC #23


TG Stone vs Steve Pardee

Mike Miller vs Terry Gibbs

Playboy Buddy Rose video promoting his return to Portland & match with Ric Flair

Rip Oliver vs Brett "Hacksaw" Sawyer

Buzz Sawyer video to promote his return to Portland to tag with brother Hacksaw

Brett Sawyer interview

Another Rose video...this one with Vince McMahon


DISC #24


The show begins with the announcement of the death of longtime Portland Wrestling announcer Frank Bonnema

Paul Ellering vs Stan Stasiak

Playboy Buddy Rose video with The Grand Wizard & Vince McMahon promoting his Portland match with Ric Flair

Chris Adams vs Mike Miller

Paul Ellering interview

Rip Oliver/Shiek Ali Hassan/Assassin vs Hack Sawyer/Terry Gibbs/Steve Pardee


DISC #25


Playboy Buddy Rose vs Curt Henning

Curt Hennig interview


Playboy Buddy Rose interview....from his bed as Hennig has "injured" him


End of Curt Hennig/Billy Jack vs Convict/Ali Hassan match (Convict is Ed Wiskowski, who played the gimmick for a few weeks)

Convict interview

Curt Hennig interview

Roddy Piper interview from Atlanta promoting his upcoming Portland match with Ric Flair


Convict vs Curt Hennig - final fall

Curt Hennig interview with Shiek Ali Hassan run in to bloody up Hennig


Playboy Buddy Rose interview as he returns from his injury

End of Assassin/Curt Hennig match as Rose runs in

Buddy Rose vs Ron Richie

Battle Royal featuring Buddy Rose, Curt Hennig, Assassin, Billy Jack, Chris Colt, Al Madril, Brian Adidas, The Shiek, Manny Cruz, Cheif Tapu & Great Tia

Buddy Rose/Curt Hennig post battle royal interview


Roddy Piper interview

Buddy Rose vs Curt Hennig

Buddy Rose/Curt Hennig interview

Ric Flair interview


Scott Ferris vs Ron Richie (partial)

Buddy Rose/Curt Hennig/Billy Jack vs Dynamite Kid/Rip Oliver/Assassin

Buddy Rose/Billy Jack/Curt Hennig interview

Buddy Rose/Billy Jack interview after Hennig is injured

Al Madril vs Chris Colt

Dynamite Kid/Rip Oliver/Assassin interview


DISC #26


Curt Hennig/Scott Ferris (joined in progress)

Rip Oliver/Assassin interview

Rip Oliver//Assassin vs Buddy Rose/Billy Jack

Buddy Rose/Billy Jack/Curt Hennig interview

Curt Hennig interview

Rip Oliver/Assassin/Buddy Rose/Billy Jack/Curt Hennig post match interview


Al Madril vs Mike Golden

During the above match, Playboy Buddy Rose attacks Rex King in the Crow's News and start cutting his hair as Top Gun makes the save

Top Gun interview

Scott Petersen vs Abudda-Dein...Grappler & Steve Doll run in

Grappler/Abudda-Dein/Matt Borne interview

Buddy Rose vs Art Barr

Buddy Rose interview

Grappler vs Top Gun....ends with a Buddy Rose & Matt Borne run in

Mike Golden/Scott Peterson/Steve Doll interview

Buddy Rose/Matt Borne/Grappler/Abudda-Dein interview


DISC #27


Brian Adias vs Mike Miller

Al Madril vs Jules Strongbow

Dynamite Kid/Rip Oliver/Assassin interview

Dynamite Kid/Assassin vs Playboy Buddy Rose/Curt Hennig

Buddy Rose/Curt Hennig/Billy Jack interview (2x)

Rip Oliver/Dynamite Kid/Assassin interview


Scott Ferris vs Sivi Afi

Mike Miller vs Al Madril

Rip Oliver/Dynamite Kid/Assassin interview

Playboy Buddy Rose/Curt Hennig/Billy Jack vs Dynamite Kid/Rip Oliver/Assassin

Buddy Rose interview

Rip Oliver/Dynamite Kid/Assassin interview

Buddy Rose/Curt Hennig/Billy Jack interview


DISC #28


Top Gun vs Abudda-Dein (coal miners glove match w/Buddy Rose run-in)

Al Madril vs Steve Doll

Top Gun interview

Super Clash III Promo

Art Barr vs CW Bergstrom

Abudda-Dein/Buddy Rose interview (2x)

Steve Doll/Scott Peterson vs Buddy Rose/Art Crews

Top Gun/Steve Doll/Scot Peterson interview

Bonus footage:


Dennis Condrey/Randy Rose/Paul E. Dangerously attack Jim Cornette/Bobby Eaton/Stan Lane


AWA/ESPN: Scott Hall/Curt Hennig vs Playboy Buddy Rose/Doug Somers (Col. DeBeers run-in)

Curt Hennig/Scott Hall interview

Shawn Michaels/Marty Jannetty interview

Marty Jannetty vs Buddy Rose (Start and end of match with Michaels & Sommers run-ins)

Shawn Michaels/Marty Jannetty interview

Shawn Michaels/Marty Jannetty vs Buddy Rose/Doug Somers (in their classic bloodbath match)