TODAY IN PRO WRESTLING HISTORY… AUGUST 21st: The Dream grabs the Gold

DATELINE: AUGUST 21, 1979 – TAMPA, FL


Dusty Rhodes captures the NWA World Heavyweight title for the first time by dfeating Harley Race. The Dream’s reign was short-lived, however, as he would drop the title back to Race just five days later in Orlando.

 


 

 


 

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