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Episode 33: Learning The Ropes

The Stud describes the unique ownership and operation of Georgia in 1970, learns the ropes as a young Pro and talks Bob Armstrong!

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Episode 32: Stud’s Career Begins

Stud breaks down every new wrestlers first months in the ring and what to expect, then reveals the fantastic 1970 Georgia wrestling crew he and brother Rob joined!

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Episode 31: Basketball Ends

The Stud’s 1970 University of Miami basketball team plays national champs UCLA!  He wrestles with becoming a heel against two future top 50 NBA legends, Dave Cowens & Artis Gilmore!

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Episode 30: Stud’s First Match!

A 20 year old Stud goes 1,000 miles for his first match. Grandmother & great grandmother almost arrested, if not for his grandfather, Roy! Ron & Buddy Fuller vs Don Carson & Dick Dunn.

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Episode 29: Ted Turner’s Offer

The Stud’s father, Buddy Fuller, friends with Ted Turner, turns down a great offer but continues a very successful run as a business man. Also, The Stud preps for first match!

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Episode 28: Becomes The Best

Ron Fuller Welch leads the best sports team in Briarcliff High School’s 30 year history, voted best athlete in 5,000 students, Georgia All-state, Clemson University scholarship!

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Episode 27: Next Mega Event

The Stud recalls his father’s second mega event, a Cadillac tournament at Atlanta International Raceway, working with Ernie Ladd, and making wrestlers out of hockey enforcers!

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Episode 26: Georgia Marches On!

The Stud reports on training the Welch’s 3rd generation, discusses great tag teams of the 1960’s, Don Leo Jonathan, and the 1978 switch of Gulf Coast Wrestling to Southeastern!

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Episode 25: Summer of 1965

The Stud, now a high school basketball star, adds 40 pounds training with Chief Jay Strongbow, recalls the Mongolian Stomper, and introduces the 4th generation of his wrestling family!

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Episode 24: “A Zany Night In Georgia” Ends

“A Zany Night In Georgia” ends with The Stud’s father, Buddy Fuller’s, success promoting record breaking events, plus working with a deaf wrestler and will territories ever come back?

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