WCCW Television – May 8, 1982: I Want To Be Boogaloo Shaft

WCCW Television Date: May 8, 1982 Location: Sportatorium, Dallas, Texas Commentator: Marc Lowrance A TON of these have been added to the Network and in my never ending quest to review as much wrestling as I can, it’s worth a try. I’ve done a handful of these before and have a decent working knowledge of […]

On This Day: May 22, 1982 – Philadelphia House Show: A Brutal Show For A Brutal Crowd

WWF House Show Date: February 22, 1982 Location: Philadelphia Spectrum, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Attendance: 11,513 Commentators: Dick Graham, Kal Rudman Here’s a show from an era that you don’t often hear from. This is during the Backlund is champion era and is one of the many house show cities that had its own TV show. In […]

Thought of the Day: Roddy Piper As A Heel

He was indeed great but….

On This Day: April 10, 1982 – Championship Wrestling From Florida 1982: Dory Funk And Not Much Else

Championship Wrestling From Florida Date: April 10, 1982 Location: Sportatorium, Tampa, Florida Commentator: Gordon Solie This is one of the major territories I’ve never touched on which is a shame. Florida was easily one of the most important places as everyone went there at some point. It was owned by Eddie Graham who people claim […]

WWF Philadelphia House Show – May 22, 1982: Backlund Was Pretty Awesome In His Day

WWF House Show Date: February 22, 1982 Location: Philadelphia Spectrum, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Attendance: 11,513 Commentators: Dick Graham, Kal Rudman Here’s a show from an era that you don’t often hear from. This is during the Backlund is champion era and is one of the many house show cities that had its own TV show. In […]

Championship Wrestling From Florida – April 10, 1982: No Award For The Catering?

Championship Wrestling From Florida Date: April 10, 1982 Location: Sportatorium, Tampa, Florida Commentator: Gordon Solie This is one of the major territories I’ve never touched on which is a shame. Florida was easily one of the most important places as everyone went there at some point. It was owned by Eddie Graham who people claim […]

Mid-Atlantic Championship Wrestling – May 12, 1982 – Now THIS Is Old School

Mid-Atlantic Championship Wrestling Date: May 12, 1982 Location: Techwood Studios, Charlotte, North Carolina Commentators: Bob Caudle, David Crockett So this is Mid-Atlantic and this is the only show I’m doing of it. This would be the grandfather of WCW in a long story that I don’t want to get into again. Anyway this is pre-Starrcade […]