Tag Archives: NWA

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 37: First Month In Florida

5,100 miles, 6 hours private plane, 8 cities, 12 opponents, 5 partners and 18 matches.
PLUS losing money as a new promoter & Joe Leduc vs WWF champs.

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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 34: First Title Shot

The Stud continues describing other things a new Pro must learn, first tag title matches with brother Rob vs fantastic Assassins, and Australia in 1973!

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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 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 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 23: A Zany Night In Georgia – Part Two

The record Georgia crowd, and what inspired it, continues as The Stud portrays the pandemonium inside and outside the spellbinding event!

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