Tag: 1979

KAYFABE THEATER: Terry Funk says Manny Fernandez is a Liar!

1979 - Terry Funk confronts the new Florida Heavyweight Champion and says he's been telling lies about how Dusty Rhodes is a better athlete than Funk

KAYFABE THEATER: Bobby Heenan in Georgia Championship Wrestling

In the Georgia territory, Heenan says he's got someone to protect him, then shows what Toru Tanaka is capable of, with a martial arts demonstration


WWWF Champion Bob Backlund and AWA World Champion Nick Bockwinkel do battle in the first-ever singles match between the two companies' titleholders

KAYFABE THEATER: Bill Watts & Buck Robley have struck gold in...

The newly crowned Louisiana Tag Team Champions tell Reeser Bowden that their next goal is to rid the territory of Rock Hunter and his men

KAYFABE THEATER: The Freebirds debut in Memphis

Lance Russell talks to a new team to the area and says Terry Gordy and Michael Hayes will be taking on Bill Dundee and Jerry Lawler

KAYFABE THEATER: Flair, Studd & The Big Cat have something to...

Ric Flair, Big John Studd and Ernie Ladd are out for an interview to talk about how they've gotten rid of Blackjack Mulligan and are taking over the territory

KAYFABE THEATER: Jerry Lawler is the new Southern Heavyweight Champion

After beating Bill Dundee, The King is out with the Southern title belt, and asks Lance Russell, "Who's the Greatest Wrestler in the World, and Why Am I?" 

KAYFABE THEATER: Orndorff & Snuka talk with Rich Landrum about the...

The Mid-Atlantic tag team champions discuss their upcoming battle with the Andersons on a 1979 episode of World Wide Wrestling from the WRAL-TV Studios

TODAY IN PRO WRESTLING HISTORY… SEPT 1st: The Intercontinental Title...

Pat Patterson is crowned the inaugural champion after a mysterious 'tournament' in Rio de Janiero

KAYFABE THEATER: Jerry Lawler talks about the beating Ken Lucas gave...

The 'spoiled brat' of Memphis Wrestling does an angry interview, where he chastises the audience for laughing at his injuries, and vows revenge