TODAY IN PRO WRESTLING HISTORY… FEB 12th: The Mouth of the South heads North

DATELINE: FEB 12, 1985 – MID HUDSON CIVIC CENTER – POUGHKEEPSIE, NY


Jimmy Hart makes his WWF debut at a TV taping, managing both Greg “The Hammer” Valentine and Jim “The Anvil” Neidhart.

The episode would air on February 23rd, 1985. After a legendary run as the top heel manager in Memphis, Hart would achieve mainstream success in New York, eventually going on to a Hall of Fame career with the World Wrestling Federation.

Hart would move on to WCW in the mid-90’s with former in-ring rival and real-life friend, Hulk Hogan, where he would assume a production role. With his background in music, he contributed to many of the tracks that the company used during that era.


YouTube: WWF Old School





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