Between the Sheets #211 (July 31-August 6, 1988) (Featuring Michael Sempervive)

Kris & David are joined by Michael Sempervive (@Sempervive) to discuss the week that was July 31 – August 6, 1988. We talk about Dave Meltzer’s live experience from the 1988 Great American Bash tour, Dick Murdoch & The Sheik doing a double turn in Detroit, Jim Cornette clowning J.J. Dillon in promos on TV, the end of USA Wrestling in Knoxville, Continental starting to grow with Eddie Gilbert, Ken Mantell leaving World Class again, WWF Wrestlefest in Milwaukee with Hulk Hogan vs. Andre the Giant in a steel cage, the build for SummerSlam 88, and tons more. Lots of great stuff here, so listen now!!!!

Timestamps:

0:00:00 Jim Crockett Promotions

1:24:44 Int’l: AJPW, NJPW, UWF, Stampede, & WWC

1:50:10 Classic Commercial Break

1:55:33 Housekeeping/The Amazon Game

2:33:49 Other USA: SCW, GWA, USA, Dutch Mantell, CWF, CWA, USWA, WCCW, Central States, AWA, & Portland

3:46:08 WWF

4:27:22 Patreon preview: Jim Herd cuts off communication with the newsletters

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Author: Kris Zellner