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
In front of a reported 93,000 fans at WrestleMania III, Hulk Hogan defeats Andre the Giant to cap off the WWF’s grandest spectacle of all time
At WCW Uncensored 1995, Dustin Rhodes & Blacktop Bully fight on a moving, flatbed truck in a ‘King of the Road’ match— one that cost both men their jobs
After being introduced by Bobby Heenan at The Royal Rumble, Lex Luger makes his WWF in-ring debut as ‘The Narcissist’ at the Monday Night RAW tapings
The WWF films the famous Piper’s Pit segment that saw Andre the Giant challenge for the title, turn on Hulkamania and tear the crucifix from Hulk Hogan’s chest
At WCW Clash of the Champions XXXII, Brian Pillman scampers to ringside to grab Bobby Heenan, and The Brain audibly voices his displeasure on live television
Bobby Heenan makes his World Wrestling Federation debut, managing Big John Studd as he defeated WWF World Champion Hulk Hogan by countout
The Nature Boy appears on Prime Time Wrestling with Bobby Heenan… and a familiar looking belt
Eric Bischoff and WCW unveil their new prime time flagship show, and pro wrestling moves into the era of the Monday Night War
Warrior regains the belt from The Ravishing One at Summer Slam, and begins his ascent to the World Heavyweight title
The Brain tells Gordon Solie that he’s tired of people calling him a coward and he’s ready to fight anyone, so Mr. USA calls his bluff
Bobby Heenan debuts the WCW World Heavyweight Championship on WWF television.
Tully Blanchard and Arn Anderson become the first team in history to capture the NWA and WWF World tag team titles
Paul Orndorff attacks the WWF champ in a moment that has been memorialized as “The Great Betrayal”.
Contributing Writer and Cauliflower Alley Club Lifetime member Paul Stratoti travels through the careers of some of wrestling’s greatest managers