Between the Sheets #227 (November 20-26, 1986) (Featuring Robert O’Connor)

Kris & David are joined by Robert O’Connor (@ghostofquinones) to discuss the week that was November 20-26, 1986. We talk about John Tatum’s tragic car accident that changed his life and career, including how it was covered at the time. We also talk about UWF hooking up with Pro Wrestling Illustrated, the buildup to Starrcade ’86, the uncertainty of Riki Choshu’s status in All Japan, the end of Bruiser Brody in New Japan, the state of Stampede Wrestling, everyone leaving Championship Wrestling from Florida, Buzz Sawyer starting a wrestling school…sort of, and much more, including a wild episode of WWF Superstars of Wrestling. Yes, *that* one, featuring the legendary Randy Savage/Ricky Steamboat angle and Honky Tonk Man’s vote of confidence. Robert O’Connor lived up to his last appearance, as this show was extremely entertaining, and had us in stitches, so we suggest you LISTEN NOW!!!!!!!!!!

Timestamps:

0:00:00 UWF

0:50:14 Jim Crockett Promotions

1:40:55 Int’l: AJPW, NJPW, AJW, All_Star, Montreal Stampede, Tijuana, & WWC

2:49:11 Classic Commercial Break

2:54:30 Housekeeping/The Amazon Game

3:19:08 Other USA: CWF, CCW, CWA/Memphis, NWF, WCCW, AWA, & Portland

4:13:01 WWF

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Author: Kris Zellner