Tag: 1978

KAYFABE THEATER: Ernie Ladd talks about facing Andre the Giant

From Leroy McGuirk's Tri-State Wrestling, Ernie Ladd does an interview with Reeser Bowden, and says that he isn't intimidated by by The Eighth Wonder of the World

KAYFABE THEATER: Tony Atlas Demonstrates His Superhuman Strength

1978 - During a feat of strength demonstration for Ken Patera, Atlas bends a bar and then challenges for The Olympian's Mid-Atlantic title

TODAY IN PRO WRESTLING HISTORY… FEB 20th: Backlund wins the Belt

1978 - Bob Backlund defeats Superstar Billy Graham in New York to win the WWWF Championship

KAYFABE THEATER: Ric Flair talks about his cage match with Ricky...

The Nature Boy stands behind the chain link fence, and cuts a wild promo about his upcoming cage match with Ricky Steamboat at the Greensboro

TODAY IN PRO WRESTLING HISTORY… JAN 25th: Two Titleholders battle at...

40 years ago today, WWWF World Champion Superstar Billy Graham and NWA World Champion Harley Race put their titles on the line at the Orange Bowl in Miami

KAYFABE THEATER: Ric Flair says he’s going to shave Ricky Steamboat’s...

The Nature Boy Ric Flair brings out a sketch of exactly what Ricky Steamboat will look like after their hair vs. title match inside the cage at Greensboro Coliseum

KAYFABE THEATER: Andre the Giant challenges Harley Race

Paul Boesch introduces Andre & Carolina promoter David Crockett, and The Giant signs to challenge for the NWA World title at The Summit in Houston

KAYFABE THEATER: Jerry Lawler slaps Jimmy Valiant!

1978 - Jerry Lawler and Bill Dundee are talking about the Bounty Hunters when Jimmy Valiant interrupts their interview, and gets paint-brushed for it

KAYFABE THEATER: Dusty Rhodes & Billy Graham talk about facing off...

1978 - Before their historic showdown at Boston Garden, Stardust and The Superstar tell the fans about the galactic battle that lies ahead...