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World Championship Wrestling (03.07.87)

NWA World Championship Wrestling
March 7, 1987
Atlanta, GA

They replay the crazy slap Ole Anderson gave to JJ Dillon last week and the brawl that ensued between Ole and Tully Blanchard.

Your hosts are Tony Schiavone and David Crockett. Today we will find out the top ten seeds for the Crockett Cup set for April 10 and 11 in Baltimore MD. Read the rest of this entry

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World Championship Wrestling (02.28.87)

NWA World Championship Wrestling
February 28, 1987
Atlanta, GA

Remember when it was announced back in January that Big Bubba and Dusty Rhodes would meet in a “Bunkhouse Stampede” cage match to find the true winner of the Bunkhouse Stampede finals? That match took place in Pittsburgh on the night before this program and we have footage! Jim Cornette introduces Big Bubba, but then the real ring announcer reminds him and everybody in Pittsburgh that Cornette has been BANNED from ringside.

Your hosts are Tony Schiavone and David Crockett. They announce that Dusty Rhodes has indeed Big Bubba to be crowned the true Bunkhouse Stampede champion. What a shock. Read the rest of this entry

World Championship Wrestling (02.21.87)

NWA World Championship Wrestling
February 21, 1987
Atlanta, GA

From last week in Charlotte: Barry Windham, Nikita Koloff, Jimmy Garvin, and the Rock N Roll Express are helping somebody into the back of a Mercedes as they take him off to the hospital. Maybe Tony can explain.

Your host is Tony Schiavone. Oh, the Midnight Express did something bad to Ronnie Garvin. Read the rest of this entry

NWA Super Towns on the Superstation

NWA Super Towns on the Superstation
February 7, 1987

Your hosts are Tony Schiavone & David Crockett.

This was a precursor to the Clash of the Champions shows except they still didn’t get it right here and wouldn’t until next year. Here they show off all the towns Jim Crockett Promotions visits and while the card features all the top stars and top matches of the day, it’s just not the same as one card in front of a hot crowd in one city.

Tonight, Magnum TA returns for the first time since his accident in October 1986!

Your hosts are Tony Schiavone & David Crockett. Read the rest of this entry

World Championship Wrestling (01.17.87)

NWA World Championship Wrestling
January 17, 1987
Atlanta, GA

To start the show with a flashback to a recent episode of NWA Worldwide where Barry Windham breaks up a Four Horsemen beatdown on various JTTS. He goes nose-to-nose with Ric Flair, but did they FINALLY meet for the NWA world title?

Your hosts are Tony Schiavone & David Crockett. Read the rest of this entry

World Championship Wrestling (01.10.87)

NWA World Championship Wrestling
January 10, 1987
Atlanta, GA

To start the show, they flash back to last week where Barry Windham was beaten up by the Four Horsemen for being such a stickler for the rules!

Your host is Tony Schiavone. Where’s David? Read the rest of this entry

World Championship Wrestling (01.03.87)

NWA World Championship Wrestling
January 3, 1987
Atlanta, GA

To start the show, they flash back to last week where the NWA US tag champs Ronnie Garvin & Barry Windham fought to a time limit draw with the Midnight Express. Afterwards, the Midnight Express and Cornette attacked the champs.

Your hosts are Tony Schiavone and David Crockett. Read the rest of this entry

Crockett Cup ’87

The 2nd Annual Crockett Cup
April 10-11, 1987
Baltimore, MD
Baltimore Arena


WOW! What a huge bunch of wrestling this would’ve been to sit through. Good thing they split it up into two days! There’s like twenty-something teams battling it out in single-elimination tournament style. Luckily, the good people at Turner have cut this tape down to a 2-hr highlights tape. As for the tournament, the top-eight tag teams according to the NWA people get to skip the first round and go right to the next round. Those teams would be the NWA tag champs Rick Rude & Manny “Ragin’ Bull” Fernandez, Dusty Rhodes & Nikita Koloff (or the Super Powers, whichever you prefer), The Road Warriors, The Midnight Express, Giant Baba & Isao Takagi, Ivan Koloff & Vladimir “Don’t Call Me Putin” Petrov, and Tully Blanchard and Lex Luger. Why Arn Anderson and Kevin Sullivan are together instead of Arn and Tully, I have no idea. Anyways, the winning team gets to split a million smackeroos and a kiss on the cheek all the way from heaven by Jim Crockett Sr. himself!

This intro video is LONG! Clocking in at just over three minutes!

Your host is Tony Schiavone. All this time in the wrestling biz and he couldn’t make ONE friend? Read the rest of this entry

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