Between the Sheets #187 (February 13-19, 1985) (Featuring Beau James)

Kris & David are joined by Beau James (@kingofkingsport) to discuss the week that was February 12-18, 1985. First and foremost, we talk about ABC’s explosive “20/20” segment on pro wrestling featuring Eddie Mansfield, Jim Wilson, John Stossel, & “Dr. D” David Shultz, including all of the controversy surrounding it. We then go over about the comings and goings in the WWF including a great weekend of business capped off by The War to Settle the Score. From there, we look at Antonio Inoki meeting Ric Flair in Hawaii, The All-New Stampede Wrestling, the debuts of Mr. J.R. & Devil Blue in Georgia, Jerry Lawler’s future as NWA World Heavyweight Champion, and BLOOD CIRCUS!!!! A tremendous show that can’t be missed, so listen now!!!!

Timestamps:
0:00:00 “20/20” wrestling expose
1:21:56 WWF
2:34:12 Int’l: NJPW, UWF, Stampede, EMLL, & UWA
2:57:16 Classic Commercial Break
3:02:33 Housekeeping/The Amazon Game
3:48:17 USA East: PWUSA, JCP, CWG, CWF, SECW, CWA, & Mid-South
5:32:47 USA West: Houston, WCCW, St. Louis, Central States, AWA, Portland, Hawaii, & SWCW wrestlers in “Blood Circus”

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Author: Kris Zellner