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World Championship Wrestling was an Australian wrestling promotion that ran from 1964 until 1978.
The promotion gained valuable publicity through televising programs through the Nine Network which was presented at noon on Saturdays and Sundays.
An average of 6,500 people attended in the first 3 months of the promotion's existence, a crowd of 8,000 attended a show on November 7 in Melbourne when the first title change in the new promotion took place as Dominic De Nucci defeated Killer Kowalski. WCW also promoted throughout Southeast Asia, particularly in Singapore and Hong Kong.
In 1978, the Nine Network ceased coverage of WCW; with no TV coverage promoters were facing financial ruin, thus the death of the 'glory days' of professional wrestling in Australia. The WCW name was later revived by Georgia Championship Wrestling in the United States for its own TV program, which became the roots of the American promotion later known by those initials.
A documentary about the promotion was released in 2007 entitled "Ruff Tuff and Ready".