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Icons of Wrestling #35 - The Shockmaster


Jamie Lithgow

Height: 6’3″
Weight: Over 400lbs
Hometown: The wall cavity in Ric Flair’s ‘Flair For The Gold’ set
Glory Days: 1993-94
Fun Fact: Years prior to the Nirvana and Pearl Jam rip-offs frequently used for wrestler’s entrances in WCW, The Shockmaster’s theme was a poorly executed cover of… 1,179 more words

WWF

Ric Flair vs. Terry Funk, NWA (11/15/1989)

Ric Flair vs. Terry Funk w/ Gary Hart [“I QUIT” MATCH]
NWA Clash of the Champions IX ~ New York Knockout
November 15th, 1989
Troy, NY…
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NWA

Ric Flair/Sting vs. Dick Slater/The Great Muta, NWA (9/12/1989)

Ric Flair/Sting vs. The Great Muta/Dick Slater w/ Gary Hart
NWA Clash of the Champions VIII ~ Fall Brawl
September 12th, 1989
Columbia, SC

With blond tips in his long dark hair, and black trunks with golden yellow stripes on the sides, Dick Slater has a real late ROH run Punk thing going on, except fatter and meaner. 275 more words

NWA

Lex Luger vs. Tommy Rich, NWA (9/12/1989)

Lex Luger [c] vs. Tommy Rich
NWA Clash of the Champions VIII ~ Fall Brawl
September 12th, 1989
Columbia, SC

Lex Luger is the greatest physical specimen in wrestling maybe, certainly in the NWA, and while his work is finally catching up with that in 1989, he’s not exactly some superworker. 196 more words

NWA

Ricky Steamboat vs. Terry Funk, NWA (6/14/1989)

Ricky Steamboat vs. Terry Funk
NWA Clash of the Champions VII ~ Guts & Glory
June 14th, 1989
Ft. Bragg, NC

This is not ACTUALLY a contender’s match as its so often billed, but billed as a “top ten rankings” match. 325 more words

NWA

Ric Flair vs. Ricky Steamboat, NWA (4/2/1989)

Ricky Steamboat [c] vs. Ric Flair
NWA Clash of the Champions VI ~ Ragin Cajun
April 2nd, 1989
New Orleans, LA

First things first, this is up there with Rock/Austin Mania 17 and Taker/Mankind HIAC as the best Jim Ross performance ever. 778 more words

NWA

Ric Flair & Barry Windham vs. Midnight Express, NWA (12/7/1988)

Ric Flair/Barry Windham vs. The Midnight Express
NWA Clash of the Champions IV ~ Season’s Beatings
December 7th, 1988
Chattanooga, TN

JJ and Cornette are there, and this is AMAZING. 221 more words

NWA