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Memphis Wrestling (11.15.80)

Memphis Wrestling
November 15, 1980
Memphis, TN
WMC-5 TV Studio
(first aired on 11/8/80)

The current Memphis wrestling champions are as follows:
CWA World Champion: Billy Robinson (10/27/1980)
AWA Southern Heavyweight Champion: Tommy Rich (9/29/1980)
AWA Southern Tag Team Champions: Ken Lucas & Rick Morton (11/3/1980)

Your hosts are Lance Russell and Dave Brown.
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Memphis Wrestling (11.08.80)

Memphis Wrestling
November 8, 1980
Memphis, TN
WMC-5 TV Studio
(first aired 11/1/80)

The current Memphis wrestling champions are as follows:
CWA World Champion: Billy Robinson (10/27/1980)
AWA Southern Heavyweight Champion: Tommy Rich (9/29/1980)
AWA Southern Tag Team Champions: Larry Latham & Dr. Bill Irwin (10/27/1980)

Your hosts are Lance Russell and Dave Brown.
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Memphis Wrestling (10.25.80)

Memphis Wrestling
October 25, 1980
Memphis, TN
WMC-5 TV Studio

The current Memphis wrestling champions are as follows:
CWA World Champion: Bobby Eaton (10/20/1980)
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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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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WCW: Monday Nitro (02.16.98)

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WCW: Monday Nitro
February 16, 1998
Tampa, FL
Steinbrenner Events Center

The current WCW champs are as follows:
WCW World Champion: Vacant (1/8/1998)
WCW U.S. Champion: Diamond Dallas Page (12/28/1997)
WCW World Tag Team Champions: The Steiner Brothers (2/9/1998)
WCW World Television Champion: Booker T (12/29/1997)
WCW Cruiserweight Champion: Chris Jericho (1/24/1998)

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Just four months after Brian Pillman, we have our next significant passing of a wrestler on the big stage. Louie Mucciolo died on February 15, 1998. The following excerpt concerning the details of his death comes from the Wrestling Observer Newsletter in the February 23, 1998 issue. Read the rest of this entry

NWA: Worldwide (07.07.90)

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NWA Worldwide
July 7, 1990

The current NWA Champs were as follows:
World Champion: Ric Flair (5/7/1989)
U.S. Champion: Lex Luger (5/22/1989)
World Tag Team Champions: Doom (5/19/1990)
U.S. Tag Team Champions: Midnight Express (5/19/1990)
World Television Champion: Arn Anderson (1/2/1990)

Sting is ready to find out if Ric Flair really is the man and if he’s all night long. OW!

Your hosts are Tony Schiavone and Dutch Mantel. Finally someone capable of doing color commentary.
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NWA: Worldwide (06.16.90)

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NWA Worldwide
June 16, 1990

The current NWA Champs were as follows:
World Champion: Ric Flair (5/7/1989)
U.S. Champion: Lex Luger (5/22/1989)
World Tag Team Champions: Doom (5/19/1990)
U.S. Tag Team Champions: Midnight Express (5/19/1990)
World Television Champion: Arn Anderson (1/2/1990)

Ric Flair is still the NWA world champ and as he has said his whole career: learn to love it because it’s the best thing going today. WOO!

Your hosts are Tony Schiavone & Sting. YES, Sting. He doesn’t want to talk about Ric Flair – he just wants to watch some TV. Read the rest of this entry

PDRMatt/Slackamania Review — WWE: OMG! Volume 2 – The Top 50 Incidents in WCW History (Disc Two)

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Released: 8/12/14

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

DISC TWO
The Extras:

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Top 20 Clash of the Champions Matches!

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Now that I have completed all 35 episodes of the Clash of the Champions, I’ve compiled a Top 20 list to commemorate the best of the show. Enjoy! Read the rest of this entry

ECW: Unreleased Vol. 2

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ECW: Unreleased Vol. 2
Released: July 30, 2013

This review is for the 3-disc DVD version, not the 2-disc blu-ray that contains some extra matches.

Joey Styles and Tommy Dreamer are your hosts. They show up every three matches or so, and they basically put people over and don’t take anything too seriously. There are some bits of footage here and there while they talk, which adds a nice touch. Also, many of these matches are proceeded by the full promos that went along with them when they originally aired, so that’s cool too. Read the rest of this entry

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