On this day in 1987, Jim Crockett Promotions purchases Bill Watts’ Universal Wrestling Federation, ending the company’s amazing run as a national promotion
Ted DiBiase and Matt Borne may have the Mid-South belts, but as they learn in this interview segment, they are being targeted by Tony Atlas and Andre the Giant
The official UWF contract signing of The Freebirds in a video chronicling the ride to the company’s headquarters, and meeting with Bill Watts
During his brief run through the Mid-South territory, Savannah Jack delivers his trademark superkick to defeat Freebird Buddy Roberts and capture the gold
1985 – The Nature Boy has come to the Mid-South territory and tells Terry Taylor that he may be lucky, but he won’t be lucky enough to hold the NWA World title
1986 – As they tried to make their way in Mid-South Wrestling, a very young Sting and Ultimate Warrior are featured, working out and preparing to debut
Jim Cornette throws a ‘huge’ celebration on Mid-South Wrestling for the Midnight Express that eventually leads to a confrontation with The Cowboy
Cowboy Bill Watts has come down to Georgia, and as he talks with Gordon Solie, he does his best impression of Sheriff Buford Pusser
1985 – A music video produced by Mid-South Wrestling of Butch Reed in the ring and at the gym… featuring break dancers, and set to the song, ‘Body Work’
Cowboy Bill Watts comes on Mid-South Wrestling television to discuss why the SNL comedian has no chance against The King in Memphis
1986 – This Universal Wrestling Federation commercial promised to train YOU for the glamour, excitement, prestige & million dollar contracts of pro wrestling.
MID-SOUTH WRESTLING (1983) – Hacksaw Butch Reed issues a challenge to JYD for the North American title that turns ugly
Joe Blanchard interviews Bruiser Brody, who says he’s coming to Shreveport, Louisiana, to back up Stan Hansen in his dealings with Bill Watts
Jim Ross narrates and Joel Watts models, as the ‘Property of Mid-South Wrestling’ Polo Shirt is advertised for the holiday season
After winning the North American title, Dick Slater is told he can’t defend two championships. So, he ‘vacates’ the TV title in his own, unique way.