Between the Sheets #189 (February 27-March 5, 1988

  • Kris & David are guestless this week as we discuss the week that was February 27-March 5, 1988. We talk about Bruno Sammartino’s departure from the WWF as they ready their plans for WrestleMania IV, Hiroshi Wajima being featured in Sports Illustrated, Akira Maeda finally getting fired by New Japan, Dump Matsumoto retiring, a wild match in Edmonton, Global Wrestling wackiness in Florida, Eddie Gilbert & Missy Hyatt taking over Memphis TV, Michael Hayes’s concert at the Sportatorium in Dallas, and JCP on a roll with house shows and promos that must be heard. This is great stuff, so don’t miss it!!!!

    Timestamps:
    0:00:00 WWF
    0:58:33 Japan: AJPW, NJPW, AJW, & JWP
    1:22:43 Other North America: Stampede & WWCW
    1:44:26 Classic Commercial Break
    1:49:36 Housekeeping/The Amazon Game (incl. a Jeff Jarrett tangent)
    2:22:50 USA East: NECW, Global Wrestling, USA, CCW, WOW, & CWA
    3:28:53 USA West: WCCW, Bruiser Brody/St. Louis, Central States, AWA, GLOW, AWWF, Rasslin’ Revival, CaliforniaCW, Portland, & FNN/Score
    4:08:09 Jim Crockett Promotions
    5:33:05 Patreon Preview: George Scott books a very dumb and bad Clash of the Champions V: St. Valentine’s Massacre for WCW

    To support the show and get access to exclusive rewards like special members-only monthly themed shows, go to our Patreon page at https://patreon.com/BetweenTheSheets and become an ongoing Patron. Becoming a Between the Sheets Patron will also get you exclusive access to not only the monthly themed episode of Between the Sheets, but also access to our new mailbag segment, a Patron-only chat room on Slack, and anything else we do outside of the main shows!

    You can also support the show by shopping with our Amazon referral link at https://tinyURL.com/BTSAmazon (go to https://tinyURL.com/BTSAmazonUK if you’re in Europe) — Nothing extra comes out of your wallet, but Amazon gives us a kickback for referring you to them.

    To subscribe, you can find us on iTunes, Google Play, and just about every other podcast app’s directory, or you can also paste http://feeds.FeedBurner.com/BTSheets into your favorite podcast app using whatever “add feed manually” option it has.

    For the best in both current and classic indie wrestling streaming, make sure to check out independentwrestling.tv and use coupon code BTSPOD for a free 20 day trial! (You can also go directly to https://tinyURL.com/IWTVsheets to sign up that way.
    https://soundcloud.com/btspod/ep-189-feb-27-mar-5-1988 


Author: Kris Zellner