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Feb 6, 2024

This Week In Wrestling History hosted by Don Tony aired back in 2018-2019 and spanned two seasons. These retro episodes return remastered and are filled with hundreds of hours of original wrestling clips & stories. Enjoy this deep dive into pro wrestling's awesome history.

SYNOPSIS: Episode 6 (2/5 – 2/11)
RUNNING TIME: 3 Hours 26 Minutes

  • Pedro Morales def Ivan Koloff to win WWWF Championship.
  • Audio: Jerry 'The King Lawler' vs Hulk Hogan battle in Memphis, TN.
  • Midnight Rider def Ric Flair to win NWA World Heavyweight Championship but refuses to unmask and surrenders title.
  • Audio:  Midinight Rider says goodbye to his fans.
  • Looking back a the highest rated wrestling event of all time: The Main Event (1988).
  • Audio: Andre The Giant def Hulk Hogan to win WWF Title (due to the evil twin referee Earl Hebner), then surrenders the belt to Ted Dibiase.
  • Looking back at Ted Dibiase's WWF Championship reign.
  • Audio: Larry Zbyszko wins vacant AWA Heavyweight Title in a somewhat confusing battle royal.
  • Audio: Bill Apter interviews the newly crowned AWA Champion, Larry Zbyszko.
  • Looking back at WCW Clash Of The Champions X: Texas Shootout.
  • Kerry Von Erich arrested for falsifying Valium and Vicodin prescriptions.
  • Audio: Undertaker prevents Jake 'The Snake' Roberts from chair bashing Miss Elizabeth.
  • Audio: Undertaker's first 'face' turn is complete: Jake Roberts attacks Undertaker during Funeral Parlor segment.
  • Audio: Showing some sincere appreciation for Sid Vicious' promo ability.
  • Ric Flair wrestles last series of matches before leaving WWF for WCW.
  • Looking back at WCW SuperBrawl VI.
  • Audio: Kevin Sullivan vs Brian Pillman 'Respect' Strap Match.
  • Audio: Kevin Sullivan speaks on working with Brian Pillman.
  • Audio: Goldberg and William Regal speak on their infamous match on WCW Monday Nitro.
  • Vince McMahon wrestles first ever match during WWF Raw Saturday Night.
  • Essa Rios wins WWF Light Heavyweight Title and Lita makes her WWF debut.
  • Audio: Kurt Angle Angle Slams Mae Young who then shows EMS her puppies.
  • Audio: Hollys vs APA Hardcore Tag Title Match featuring a memorable spill by Viscera.
  • Audio: Chris Jericho's promo on Viscera.
  • Audio: Funny promo by The Rock on Kevin Kelly, Big Show, DX, and The Radicals.
  • Audio: DX and Radicals vs Cactus Jack, The Rock, and Too Cool.
  • Audio: Scott Steiner Nitro promo ripping WCW and Ric Flair while praising WWF and Steve Austin.
  • Maven def The Undertaker to win WWF Hardcore Title.
  • Posedown between Billy and Chuck vs Stacey Keibler and Torrie Wilson.
  • Looking back at Ring Of Honor's One Year Anniversary Show.
  • Wrestling Society X tapes their first pilot episode.
  • Audio: WSX (Wrestling Society X) Rumble.
  • Looking back at TNA Against All Odds PPV (2007, 2008, 2009).
  • Altercation between Chris Jericho and over zealous fans following WWF House Show).
  • Bobby Lashley leaves TNA for MMA Career.
  • WWE signs Chris Hero.
  • Looking back at NXT Takover: Rival (2015).
  • Audio: Daniel Bryan's memorable retirement speech from Smackdown.
  • Titus O'Neil suspended after incident with Vince McMahon following DB retirement speech. 
  • Samoa makes WWE Raw in ring debut (def Roman Reigns).
  • And so much more!

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