TODAY IN PRO WRESTLING HISTORY… SEPT. 23rd: UWF Blackjack Brawl

DATELINE: SEPT. 23, 1994 – MGM GRAND ARENA – LAS VEGAS, NV


BlackjackBrawlHerb Abrams’ Universal Wrestling Federation presented¬†Blackjack Brawl, airing on SportsChannel America, and -in a harbinger of the night’s events – was joined already in progress due to a baseball game ending later than expected.

The event, which featured the company’s heavily intoxicated owner, Herb Abrams, doing some rather offensive and nonsensical commentary, was voted¬†Wrestling Observer Newsletter‘s Worst Show of 1994.¬†

After months of inactivity, the UWF would officially fold in 1996, after Abrams died of heart attack.




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