Tag: 1981

KAYFABE THEATER: Ernie Ladd and King Kong Bundy Face Off

King Kong Bundy is being interviewed by Gordon Solie, and gets confronted by Ernie Ladd, after he says that the Big Cat can't answer his Body Slam Challenge

KAYFABE THEATER: Ric Flair talks about facing Ivan Koloff in Toronto

1981 - The stars of the Mid-Atlantic region are in Canada to wrestle for promoter Frank Tunney, where The Nature Boy has a grudge to settle with The Russian Bear

KAYFABE THEATER: Dusty Rhodes teaches Ric Flair about the Bullrope Match

1981 - The Nature Boy and The American Dream stand on the same side against Ole Anderson, as Rhodes tells the audience that Flair is ready for war

KAYFABE THEATER: Ric Flair’s opponent breaks his arm

1981 - Preliminary wrestler Bobby Garrett gets a chance against the new NWA World Champion Ric Flair, but suffers a grotesque injury during their match

KAYFABE THEATER: Terry Funk challenges Jerry Lawler to an Empty Arena...

Lance Russell shows a tape of Terry Funk challenging Jerry Lawler to an Empty Arena Match, leaving The King to silently walk away in disgust

KAYFABE THEATER: Ric Flair runs down all the contenders in Florida

The Nature Boy gives his opinion on all the Florida wrestlers who want to get their hands on the Gold - like Jack Brisco, Mike Graham and Dusty Rhodes

KAYFABE THEATER: Dutch Mantell talks about Vietnam

1981 - Dutch Mantell talks to Lance Russell about the war, and tells Tojo Yamamato that he won't let anyone insult his country or his service

KAYFABE THEATER: Jerry Lawler talks about ‘Crazy’ Terry Funk

1981 - The King is out to discuss the events that led to Terry Funk being accidentally blinded, just ahead of their match at Louisville Gardens

KAYFABE THEATER: Tojo loses Onita & Fuchi to Jimmy Hart

Manager Tojo Yamamoto has to forfeit a scheduled tag team match and lose his $300 because he's apparently lost his tag team - Masa Fuchi and Atsushi Onita

KAYFABE THEATER: Race attacks Von Erich in St. Louis

On a 1981 episode of Wrestling at the Chase, NWA World Champion Harley Race suplexes David Von Erich on the concrete floor after their match