Tag Archives: Eddie Graham

Episode 42: Snake Pit 4

Fans questions and responses finish the controversial & fascinating, four part series on the legendary Florida Snake Pit. Compelling wrestling history!

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Episode 41: Snake Pit 3

Florida’s legendary Snake Pit bites again, two Bob Roop shoots in the pit, how it affected the Stud, and wrestling with stars ego as a promoter!

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Episode 40: Snake Pit 2

Snake pit horror continues with the introduction of the “Sugar” hold by famous shooter, Gordon Nelson! Who was the most dangerous wrestler in Florida in 1971?

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Episode 39: Legendary Snake Pit

Bold marks met their match in Tampa’s notorious Snake Pit.  Jack Brisco, Hiro Matsuda, Bob Roop, Gordon Nelson, and a young Stud did the biting!

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Episode 38: 2nd Month In Florida

2nd month in Florida–7,400 miles, 6 hours plane, 26 matches vs Tarzan Tyler, Rene Goulet, Ken Mantell & 18 more + Jerry Stubbs and learning to hook or shoot.

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Episode 36: Gordon Solie Tribute

The Stud honors his personal friend, the great Gordon Solie, and finishes describing the first class operation of Eddie Graham’s NWA Florida territory in 1970.

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Episode 35: Operating A Territory

A fascinating picture of how the NWA Florida territory operated in 1970 when the Stud arrived from Georgia, Dick Murdoch, and should new pros learn to shoot?

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Episode 10: Tony’s Call

This week, The Stud covers Eddie Graham, Dory Funk Sr., Roy Shire, Ray Stevens, plus introduces the family’s move to Memphis.

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