TODAY IN PRO WRESTLING HISTORY… NOV 27th: The Skywalkers face off on a Scaffold

DATELINE: NOV. 27, 1986 – GREENSBORO, NC & ATLANTA, GA


The National Wrestling Alliance and Jim Crockett Promotions presents Starrcade ’86: The Night of the Skywalkers, featuring a double main event in two different cities.

In this unique format, the show was split between The Omni in Atlanta, and the Greensboro Coliseum: 

The Road Warriors defeated The Midnight Express in a scaffold match. Manager Jim Cornette suffered a serious knee injury at the conclusion of the match, when he fell to the ring from the underside of the scaffold.

In the other featured bout, NWA World Heavyweight Champion Ric Flair and NWA United States Champion Nikita Koloff battled to a double disqualification.


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