TODAY IN PRO WRESTLING HISTORY… SEPT. 22nd: The Brain makes it to Broadway

DATELINE: SEPT. 22, 1984 – MADISON SQUARE GARDEN – NEW YORK,  NY


Bobby Heenan makes his WWF debut, managing Big John Studd as he defeated WWF Champion Hulk Hogan by countout. 

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Heenan had originally come from the American Wrestling Association to be the manager for Jesse “The Body” Ventura. Blood clots in Ventura’s lungs prevented him from competing that night- and would eventually force him away from the ring permanently.



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