If you are a fan of Memphis wrestling or old school territory pro wrestling you will enjoy my recent podcast on Pro Wrestling Radio. I was joined by Memphis wrestling historian and author Mark James as we went back in time and talked about my favorite territory in wrestling history.
[adinserter block=”1″]We hit on all of the memorable moments, famous promos, legendary brawls, and classic wrestlers that came through Memphis and made their mark in history.
– Jerry Lawler, Lawler vs. Bill Dundee and whether they truly got along or not
– Hulk Hogan in Memphis, famous Memphis managers specifically Jimmy Hart
– Why Austin Idol never went national and just how great he was
– The merger with World Class Championship Wrestling
– Lawler’s planned run as NWA world heavyweight champion,
– Lawler’s classic title matches with Jack Brisco and Nick Bockwinkel
– The popularity of the Fabulous Ones Steve Keirn and Stan Lane
– Randy Savage and his impact coming into the territory and so much more.
– Who owns the Memphis tape library and why has Vince McMahon never purchased it.
– Growing up as a fan in the territory
– Andy Kaufman in Memphis
– The proposed Elvis Presley vs. Jerry Lawler match and whether it really would have happened
Check it out via the YouTube video below.
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