Between the Sheets #234 (January 8-14, 1988)

Kris & David are guestless this week as we discuss the week that was January 8-14, 1988. We talk about The Main Event prime time Friday night special being made official for NBC on February 5th, including how huge that was for the wrestling business. We also talk about the alternate universe of Ted DiBiase as WWF Champion, Big Bubba Rogers seemingly signing with WWF and how pissed Dusty Rhodes was about that, Jack Tunney suspending The Islanders for kidnapping Matilda, Jerry Blackwell’s Southern Championship Wrestling from Georgia ramping up its TV taping schedule, Shawn Michaels getting heat in Memphis as a heel (and not just as a heel), and just how much World Class stock Ken Mantell owned, plus JCP airing a big tease of Barry Windham joining the Horsemen among a lot of other tremendous clips from TV. This an an extremely fun show, so listen now!!!!!

Timestamps:

0:00:00 WWF

0:55:11 Int’l: AJPW, NJPW, Stampede, & WWC

1:20:25 Classic Commerical Break

1:22:49 Housekeeping/The Amazon Game

1:52:24 Other USA: USWA, SCW, GWA, Continental, WOW, CWA/Memphis, WCCW, AWA, Portland, & Bert Sugar

3:03:39 Jim Crockett Promotions

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Author: Kris Zellner

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