Mike Cline's MID-ATLANTIC GRAPPLIN' GREATS
A fond look back at the great days of JIM CROCKETT PROMOTIONS professional wrestling.
Saturday, June 23, 2018
THE 1966 STATESVILLE SUMMER OF WRESTLING - PART ONE
Statesville, North Carolina wrestling fans (and I was one) were treated to THREE nights of JIM CROCKETT PROMOTIONS wrestling shows during t...
Thursday, June 21, 2018
THEY "ENHANCED" THE SHOW
Not every wrestler who worked for JIM CROCKETT PROMOTIONS could headline a wrestling card. Someone had to work underne...
Tuesday, June 19, 2018
SUPER STARS / SUPER ACTION
KIM DUK battles WAHOO MCDANIEL PAUL JONES has the better of BARON VON RASCHKE. JACK BRISCO ties up GREG VALENTINE with a rear chin l...
Sunday, June 17, 2018
GEORGE BECKER VS JIM CROCKETT
Today's entry is a bit of a stretch, considering this blog is a tribute to JIM CROCKETT PROMOTIONS . However, the center of the st...
Friday, June 15, 2018
FROM CHARLOTTE AND BROOKLYN
Southern wrestling audiences heard many times, during his ring introductions, that GEORGE BECKER was born in Brooklyn, New York. And that...
Wednesday, June 13, 2018
DO YOU REMEMBER THESE?
As the Statler Brothers song goes, "Do you remember these?" guys who wrestled for JIM CROCKETT PROMOTIONS? RUFUS R. JONES (...
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