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NWA: Powerrr (10.08.19)

NWA: Powerrr
October 8, 2019
Atlanta, GA
Georgia Public Broadcasting Studios

Your current NWA champions are as follows:
NWA World Heavyweight Champion: Nick Aldis (10/21/2018)
NWA National Heavyweight Champion: James Storm (7/12/2019)
NWA World Tag Team Champions: The Wild Cards (9/7/2019)
NWA World Women’s Champion: Allysin Kay (4/27/2019)

NOTE: So I’m sure you’re wondering why Matt is recapping a show from 2019 because he hasn’t watched much of modern wrestling in YEARS. Well, I watched Nick Aldis defeat Cody Rhodes for the NWA world title back last October and I attended the Crockett Cup show in Concord NC back in April, and I realized that these guys were doing wrestling the OLD SCHOOL way. They had men who wanted to beat each other up again. Not only that, but they wanted to take their time in the ring for the big matches. I thoroughly enjoyed the Nick Aldis title victory and the Crockett Cup match and was pumped to hear that the NWA owner Billy Corgan was going to start doing a one hour show starting in October.

Billy Corgan has returned the NWA action to a TV studio atmosphere that was the norm for TV wrestling for most territories. The TV studio atmosphere makes the show look old and fresh at the same time. The NWA ring apron looks old yet fresh. There’s a 1980s theme song (“Into the Fire” by the band Dokken) to go with the show as well. Everything about it just warms my wrestling heart.

Should I give my opinion of AEW? Nah. Not right now.

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Memphis Wrestling (10.18.80)

Memphis Wrestling
October 18, 1980
Memphis, TN
WMC-5 TV Studio

The current Memphis wrestling champions are as follows:
CWA World Champion: Austin Idol (10/6/1980)
AWA Southern Heavyweight Champion: Tommy Rich (9/29/1980)
AWA Southern Tag Team Champions: Tommy & Eddie Gilbert (9/29/1980)

Your hosts are Lance Russell and Dave Brown.
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NWA: Southeastern Championship Wrestling (Knoxville): (03.29.80)

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NWA: Southeastern Championship Wrestling
March 29, 1980
Knoxville, TN
WBIR-10 TV Studio

The current SECW champions are as follows:
NWA World Champion: Harley Race (11/7/1979)
NWA Southeastern Heavyweight Champion: Killer Karl Kox (3/16/1980)
NWA Southeastern Tag Team Champions: The Manchurians (3/2/1980)
NWA Southeastern TV Champion: Troy T. Tyler (3/22/1980)

Your hosts are Les Thatcher and Allen Williams.
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NWA: Big Time Wrestling (October 1978)

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NWA: Big Time Wrestling
October 1978
Detroit, MI

Your hosts are Chuck Allen and Terry Sullivan. WHY ARE THEY INSIDE OF A CAGE? We’ll find out at some point tonight.
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NWA: Big Time Wrestling (October 1978)

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NWA: Big Time Wrestling
October 1978
Detroit, MI

We are entering new territory here at PDRwrestling because I am absolutely in no way an expert on the Detroit NWA territory ran by Ed “The Original Sheik” Farhat. There are at least a dozen different episodes from the 1970s circulating around the internet and I thought I would give them a look. I do enjoy watching unfamiliar wrestling from time to time. However, even if you don’t know the angles or feuds, this is still an NWA territory and you should see some familiar faces of the era. I don’t even know the name of the TV studio they are wrestling in because there is so little amount of information available on this company! Someone help me. Let’s hope this will be an interesting read if nothing else.

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Memphis Wrestling (12.01.79)

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Memphis Wrestling
December 1, 1979
Memphis, TN
WMC-5 TV Studio

The current Memphis wrestling champions are as follows:
AWA World Champion: Nick Bockwinkel (11/8/75)
CWA World Champion: Jerry Lawler (11/8/79)
AWA Southern Heavyweight Champion: Jackie Fargo (11/22/79)
AWA Southern Tag Team Champions: Steve Regal & Hector Guerrero (11/19/79)

Your hosts are Lance Russell and Dave Brown.
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PDRMatt\SLACKAMANIA EXCLUSIVE: WWE – Ladies and Gentlemen, My Name is Paul Heyman Blu-Ray Set (Disc Two)

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WWE – Ladies And Gentlemen, My Name Is Paul Heyman
Released: 8/5/2014

Follow Slack on Twitter: @SlackSlick
Follow Matt on Twitter: @pd_review

Disc 2:
PROMOS

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Mid-Atlantic Championship Wrestling (02.20.82)

Mid-Atlantic Championship Wrestling
February 20, 1982
Charlotte, NC
(taped on 2/17/82)

Your hosts are Bob Caudle & Roddy Piper. Caudle sounds a tad under the weather here. I wouldn’t have minded seeing Piper going solo here. Read the rest of this entry

Mid-Atlantic Championship Wrestling (02.06.82)

Mid-Atlantic Championship Wrestling
February 6, 1982
Charlotte, NC
(taped on 2/3/82)

Your hosts are Bob Caudle & David Crockett. Read the rest of this entry

Mid-Atlantic Championship Wrestling (01.30.82)

Mid-Atlantic Championship Wrestling
January 30, 1982
Charlotte, NC
(taped on 1/27/82)

Your hosts are Bob Caudle & David Crockett. Read the rest of this entry

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