Tag: Florida

TODAY IN PRO WRESTLING HISTORY… JULY 27th: A Broadcasting Legend Passes...

The legendary Gordon Solie, known affectionately as 'The Dean of wrestling broadcasters', passes away due to complications from cancer

KAYFABE THEATER: Blackjack Mulligan & Kendall Windham – ‘A Country Boy...

A music video featuring the Windham Family out on the ranch, set to the hit song by Hank Williams, Jr.

KAYFABE THEATER: Terry Funk says Manny Fernandez is a Liar!

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

KAYFABE THEATER: Sir Oliver Humperdink & The Magnificent Muraco talk about...

Gordon Solie talks physical fitness with Florida Heavyweight champion The Magnificent Muraco and his manager, Oliver Humperdink

KAYFABE THEATER: Roddy Piper Interview in Florida

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

KAYFABE THEATER: The Funk Brothers put everyone in Florida on notice

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

TODAY IN PRO WRESTLING HISTORY… FEB 14th: Another Battle of the...

Championship Wrestling from Florida present NWA Battle of the Belts II, featuring a main event that saw Barry Windham battle Ric Flair for the World Title

TODAY IN PRO WRESTLING HISTORY… Feb 11th: Dory Jr. wins the...

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


Celebrating the life & legacy of the two-time NWA World Champion and one of the greatest in-ring technicians ever, who sadly passed away on this day in 2010

TODAY IN PRO WRESTLING HISTORY… JAN 25th: Two Titleholders battle at...

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