Tag: 1982

KAYFABE THEATER: Jack Brisco is presented the Mid-Atlantic Title

1982 - Bob Caudle talks to Jack Brisco, the newly crowned heavyweight champion of the Carolina territory, until Roddy Piper busts in to break up the interview

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

1982 - Comedian Andy Kaufman gets a disqualification victory over Jerry Lawler, when the King delivers an illegal piledriver during the match


After a controversial finish two weeks earlier, Nick Bockwinkel defeats Jerry Lawler to win the vacated AWA World Heavyweight Championship

KAYFABE THEATER: Gary Hart Interrupts Gordon Solie & Roddy Piper to...

Just as Gordon Solie & The Rowdy Scot are opening up another episode of Georgia Championship Wresting, manager Gary Hart stops by to put his two cents in...

KAYFABE THEATER: Jerry Lawler and Bill Dundee Mock Jim Cornette’s Contract...

As Jim Cornette tries to sign Memphis wrestlers to a managerial contract, he gets caught in an embarrassing situation between him, The King and The Superstar

KAYFABE THEATER: Ric Flair confronts Jerry Lawler in Memphis

The Nature Boy has come to the WMC studios to answer the challenge of The King on CWA television

KAYFABE THEATER: Michael Hayes introduces Texas to The Fabulous Freebirds

1982 - The Man from BadStreet USA addresses the fans of World Class Championship Wrestling, and says that The Freebirds are on their way to Dallas

KAYFABE THEATER: Dusty Rhodes & Tommy Rich join forces in Georgia

The American Dream and The Wildfire explain to Gordon Solie that they are officially partners, and will face off against Roddy Piper and Ole Anderson at the Omni

KAYFABE THEATER: Funk wants The Dream as a Tag Team Partner

1982 - In Georgia, Terry Funk needs a partner against Ole Anderson, so he offers his daddy's watch to his longtime rival, Dusty Rhodes, to team with him

KAYFABE THEATER: Flair talks a little trash about Backlund and the...

NWA World heavyweight Champion Ric Flair talks about his battle with WWF Champion Bob Backlund at the Omni, before he's interrupted by Paul Orndorff