Between the Sheets #181: January 2-8, 1987 w/ Beau James

Kris & David are joined by Beau James (@kingofkingsport) to discuss the week that was January 2-8, 1987. We talk about a Saturday Night’s Main Event featuring the Hulk Hogan-Paul Orndorff steel cage match that had a finish that will never be forgotten, as well as the pending Andre the Giant heel turn and how that affected the SNME booking. We also talk about AJPW & NJPW kicking off their new year at Korakuen Hall, Kevin Sullivan returning to Florida and the budding relationship that territory had with Continental, a third New Guinea Headhunter making quite the debut in a steel cage, Hacksaw Duggan & The Fantastics leaving the UWF, the saga of Vladimir Petrov, and much more. This is an extremely fun show, so check it out!!!

0:00:00 WWF
1:37:29 Int’l: AJPW, NJPW, Stampede, EMLL, UWA, & Florida
1:58:30 Classic Commercial Break
2:03:32 Housekeeping/The Amazon Game
2:55:50 USA East: Florida, Continental, & Memphis
3:30:54 USA West: UWF, WCCW, AWA, Portland, & Hawaii
4:48:26 Jim Crockett Promotions
5:45:07 Patreon Preview: Matwatch enters the Continental coverage fray

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