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!!!!

    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

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