Tag: Championship Wrestling from Florida
The legendary Gordon Solie, known affectionately as 'The Dean of wrestling broadcasters', passes away due to complications from cancer
A music video featuring the Windham Family out on the ranch, set to the hit song by Hank Williams, Jr.
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
Gordon Solie talks physical fitness with Florida Heavyweight champion The Magnificent Muraco and his manager, Oliver Humperdink
1983 - During his short stay in the Florida territory, Roddy Piper does an interview with Gordon Solie and talks trash to the entire Sunshine State roster
Dory Funk Jr. has captured the Florida Heavyweight title, and during this promo, Terry proceeds to insult Kevin Sullivan, Dusty Rhodes, Mike Rotundo, and other contenders in the territory
1969 - Dory Funk, Jr. defeats Gene Kiniski to win the NWA World Heavyweight title in Tampa, Florida, and begins a four-year reign with the Ten Pounds of Gold
1983 - The Midnight Rider (Dusty Rhodes under a mask) defeats Ric Flair to win the World Heavyweight Championship, until NWA President Bob Geigel steps in...
40 years ago today, WWWF World Champion Superstar Billy Graham and NWA World Champion Harley Race put their titles on the line at the Orange Bowl in Miami
As Dusty Rhodes is being honored on an episode of Championship Wrestling from Florida, a suspended Kevin Sullivan sneaks in, and assaults his younger sister