TODAY IN PRO WRESTLING HISTORY… April 5th: Kaufman gets carried out

DATELINE: APRIL 5, 1982 – MID SOUTH COLISEUM – MEMPHIS, TN


Andy Kaufman defeats Jerry Lawler by disqualification after Lawler uses a banned piledriver on Kaufman. 

Since he had already lost, Lawler then delivered a second piledriver for good measure, forcing Kaufman to be stretchered out of the Mid-South Coliseum.

USA Today Story: Kaufman vs.Lawler… 25 years late


ANDY KAUFMAN ACCEPTS THE CHALLENGE OF JERRY LAWLER

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