WCW 1989 - Terry Funk recently returned to The NWA after a stint in Hollywood and attacked Ric Flair, establishing him as a villain. In preparation for his title match with Flair, Funk steps into the ring with a young upcoming wrestler named Eddie Guerrero
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Norko, Josh, and Seth are here to talk Tyson Kidd's unfortunate surgery. Kid suffered a neck injury and wound up having the same surgery Steve Austin, Rhino, Edge and others have had amidst the highest profile point in his career.
WWE will be traveling to Tokyo Japan for their WWE Network Event Beast In The East centered around Kevin Owens vs. Finn Balor and Brock Lesnar vs... Kofi Kingston... The panel gives some predictions and speculates on the event.
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Norko, Josh and Seth talk the unfortunate surgery Tyson Kidd went under, and how he will be out for a year. They also look at the WWE Network event in Tokyo Japan featuring Brock Lesnar vs. Kofi Kingston and Owens vs. Balor for the NXT Title. Plus, Aaron Bauer stops by to talk Absolution X and one of the most unique tag team matches you will ever see that includes talent from WWE, NXT, TNA, New Japan, and Lucha Underground. To top it off, there's soundoff including a rare Seth soundoff on sports. ...continue reading
World Class, 1982 - Ric Flair, still in his first reign as NWA World Heavyweight Champion, defends the title against Kerry Von Erich. A young Michael Hayes acts as referee. This match is historic because it's what sparked the legendary Freebirds vs. Von Erichs feud that spread across multiple territories.
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Global Force Wrestling issued the following press release on their website
Nick Aldis joins Global Force Wrestling
Former TNA World Heavyweight Champion and UK superstar, Nick Aldis, formerly known as Magnus at TNA Wrestling, has signed on with Global Force Wrestling and will be part of their next GFW Grand Slam Tour live events on July 9 in Wisconsin, July 10 in Pennsylvania, and July 11 in Ohio. He will also be headlining the first ever world television taping on July 24th, in Las Vegas.
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World Class 1984 - "The Nature Boy" Ric Flair was well into his second reign as NWA World Heavyweight Champion. Terry Gordy was an established talent as part of The Fabulous Freebirds. World Class Championship Wrestling, then part of the NWA, sets up this match of Flair defending the title against Gordy. Billy Jack Haynes interjects before the match with a formal challenge to the winner.
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Georgia Championship Wrestling, 1982 - Tommy Rich, approximately one year after his surprise NWA Title win over Harley Race, tags with a pre-WWF Paul Orndorff. They face the team of Masked Superstar (Bill Eadie, who would later become Ax in Demolition), and Super Destroyer (Scott Irwin).
This is rare footage of a house show that had been recorded with commentary. The exact date is unknown, but comments in the video point to it being sometime in 1982. This is a rarely seen match for sure.
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Hollywood 1950s - Two future Hall Of Famers collide in this filmed match for Hollywood Wrestling.
Cora Combs, trained by Billy Wolfe, faces June Byers, trained by Mae Young. Both of these women were entering the prime of their careers. Cora Combs has a 40 year career, and was elected into the Professional Wrestling Hall Of Fame in 2013 before passing away this week.
June Byers held the NWA World Womens Title for two straight years. She was elected posthumously into the Professional Wrestling ...continue reading