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Results for NWA Southeastern Championship Wrestling. This project is attempting to compile all known results for the old NWA Southeastern - Continental pro wrestling promotion. This is an on-going project with TV shows and results continually being added. This focuses on the southern end of the promotion known among wrestlers as the "Pensacola" or "Alabama" territory. The promotion was owned by Ron Fuller and later David Woods. View Results
Southeastern Wrestling playlist - https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLlbVEh9T6N0ZFAlTk57sT5EDO2lU-jFpB
Podcast: (12-18-2018) (Zones: Wrestling) Canadian director Lowell Dean’s films are terrific works of homage, modern takes made by and for lovers of 1980s direct-to-video and drive-in fare. He and his ensemble cast and crew made a big splash on the film festival circuit with the horror comedies WolfCop (2014) and Another WolfCop (2017), and with their new effort SuperGrid, they look to do for post-apocalyptic action movies what those first two movies did for lycanthropy flicks. Read More.
Podcast: (12-18-2018) (Zones: Wrestling / Digital Downloads) It's round one, match eight in the Greatest Kayfabe Tournament (GKT) and this time we pit two contemporaries from the late 1960s against each other: WWWF champion Bruno Sammartino against WWA World champion Fred Blassie! Blassie has terrorized the west coast, Georgia, and Japan while Sammartino has become a legend in Toronto and New York. Who will win this battle of WWE legends? You voted and the winner is in! Greatest Kayfabe Tournament 08
Podcast: (12-11-2018) (Zones: Wrestling / Digital Downloads) The Long Form History of Pro Wrestling Series continues with a look at the year of 1972 in pro wrestling. This episode we talk about Ray Stevens, Nick Bockwinkel, Pat Patterson, Roberto and Manuel Soto, Sonny King, Giant Baba, Antonio Inoki, Gorilla Monsoon, Mr. Fuji, the Atlanta wrestling war kicks off. All this and much more as host Karl Stern looks back at the year 1972 in pro wrestling. Long Form History of Pro Wrestling 43
FlairFlop.com presents: Wrestling With the Dawg - Episode 100 - Chris Jericho vs. the Rock - WCW Championship - WWF No Mercy 2001
Podcast: (12-08-2018) (Zones: Wrestling With the Dawg Podcast) FlairFlop.com and the When It Was Cool Podcast Network presents the 100th edition of Wrestling With the Dawg podcast! Mike Sempervive from F4WOnline.com joins the Dirty Dawg Darsie to discuss Chris Jericho vs. the Rock for the WCW Championship at WWF No Mercy 2001! They talk about why a lot of people left wrestling when WCW closed their doors in 2001, the WWE name change, comparing Chris Jericho and Rob Van Dam's year in 2001, if a WCW show could have worked under the WWF umbrella, and so much more! Wrestling With the Dawg Podcast 100
Podcast: (12-05-2018) (Zones: Wrestling / Digital Downloads) As part of our retro TV review series I thought I'd throw in a twist today and review a debut episode of a pro wrestling show! June 10, 1985 Southeastern Championship Wrestling officially changed names to Continental Championship Wrestling, moved their tapings from a small studio in Dothan, AL to the Birmingham Boutwell Auditorium and brought in Gordon Solie as commentator. This is the first episode of the new show featuring Ric Flair as NWA World Champion, Ron Fuller, The Flame (Joe "The Assassin" Hamilton), Lord Humongous (Jeff Van Camp), Porkchop Cash, and more! Continental Championship Wrestling (1985) Review
Podcast: (12-04-2018) (Zones: Wrestling / Old Time Wrestling Hour) On this edition of the New Old Time Wrestling Hour Podcast Karl reviews a match that has literally everything - A lucha libre tag team, an eight time (eventually) NWA World heavyweight champion, and Austin Idol. Oh yeah, if that weren't messed up enough it takes place in Japan. We review Mil Mascaras and Dos Caras vs. Harley Race and Austin Idol from 1980 in All Japan Pro Wrestling. Plus some news and notes from the Wrestling Observer in 1984. DragonKingKarl New Old Time Wrestling Hour 03
FlairFlop.com presents: Wrestling With the Dawg - Episode 099 - Jerry Lawler vs. Terry Funk - Empty Arena Match - April 5th, 1981
Podcast: (12-01-2018) (Zones: Wrestling With the Dawg Podcast) FlairFlop.com presents another MAMMOTH edition of Wrestling With the Dawg were KARL STERN of WhenItWasCool.com joins the Dirty Dawg Darsie to cover the EMPTY ARENA MATCH between JERRY LAWLER and TERRY FUNK! DragonKingKarl and the Dawg break down Lance Russell's place in history, Jerry Lawler as a thinking-mans wrestler, Terry Funk as a 1981 version of a 2018 Chris Jericho, wrestlers in music, and so much more! Wrestling With the Dawg Podcast 099
Podcast: (11-27-2018) (Zones: Wrestling / Digital Downloads) Questions and thoughts from you the listener. Topics include: The Battle of Atlanta and who is telling the truth Jerry Jarrett, Ron Fuller, or Bill Watts? Did Ox Baker really kill people? Wrestlers who in hindsight weren't as good as you remember and troll emails. Karl’s Mailbag Show 01
FlairFlop.com presents: Wrestling With the Dawg - Episode 098 - Kevin Nash vs. Goldberg - WCW Championship - WCW Starrcade 1998
Podcast: (11-24-2018) (Zones: Wrestling With the Dawg Podcast) FlairFlop.com and the When It Was Cool Podcast Network presents the 98th edition of Wrestling With the Dawg podcast! The Dirty Dawg Darsie breaks down the WCW World Heavyweight Championship match from WCW Starrcade 1998 between champion Bill Goldberg and challenger Kevin Nash! The Dawg talks about wrestlers being bookers, who should have been the one to end Goldberg's streak, when the New World Order should have ended, and so much more! Wrestling With the Dawg Podcast 098
FlairFlop.com presents: Wrestling With the Dawg - Episode 097 - Tully Blanchard vs. Magnum TA - NWA United States Championship - I Quit Steel Cage match - NWA Starrcade 1985
Podcast: (11-17-2018) (Zones: Wrestling With the Dawg Podcast) FlairFlop.com and the When It Was Cool Podcast Network presents the 97th edition of Wrestling With the Dawg! Joe Drilling joins the Dirty Dawg Darsie to discuss Magnum TA challenging Tully Blanchard in a "I Quit" Steel Cage match for the NWA United States title at NWA Starrcade 1985! They discuss their exposure to Tully and TA, Starrcade being split in two locations and WrestleMania coming from three, the Satanic Panic craze in the 80s, and so much more! Wrestling With the Dawg 097
Podcast: (11-13-2018) (Zones: Wrestling / Digital Downloads) Wrestling historian Karl Stern takes a look at 1971 in this continuing chronological look at the history of pro wrestling. Ivan Koloff shocks the world beating Bruno Sammartino, El Mongol in Georgia, Pedro Morales becomes WWWF champion, the Funks are tearing up the wrestling world internationally, the tragic death of AWA World tag team title holder Hercules Cortez, Antonio Inoki and Giant Baba split, Alberto Torres dies after facing Ox Baker, Fred Blassie battles John Tolos, and the seeds are planted between Ray Gunkle and Buddy Fuller for the Atlanta wrestling war. Lots of stuff to talk about on this episode! Long Form History of Pro Wrestling - 1971 - Part 042
Podcast: (11-06-2018) (Zones: Wrestling / Digital Downloads) It is time for match 7 in round one of the Greatest Kayfabe Tournament from the DragonKingKarl Classic Wrestling Audio Show and this match pits the legendary 8th Wonder of the World Andre the Giant against WWA World champion The Destroyer (Dick Beyer). The votes are in now you can listen to who won and learn about the careers of these two pro wrestling legends. Thank you for supporting When It Was Cool! 07 GKT - Andre vs The Destroyer
Podcast: (10-09-2018) (Zones: Wrestling / Digital Downloads) This is our second discussion of the 2018 Wrestling Observer Hall of Fame ballot. On this edition, host and wrestling historian Karl Stern discusses the Japanese ballot, the UK and other areas ballot, revisits the Mexico ballot, and talks in detail about the Non-Wrestlers ballot including a passionate and angry rant about Jerry Jarrett. This one is bound to get folks talking. DragonKingKarl Classic Wrestling Audio Show WON HOF 2
DragonKingKarl Classic Wrestling Audio Show - Wrestling Observer Hall of Fame Ballot Discussion 2018 - Part 1
Podcast: (10-02-2018) (Zones: Wrestling / Digital Downloads) It's time once again for our annual examination of the Wrestling Observer Hall of Fame ballot. This year, I split the discussion into two shows so we don't have to rush things. Part 2 will be next Tuesday. On this episode we look at the U.S. current and historical ballot and Mexico. We discuss the qualifications of CM Punk, plus who I have changed my mind on verse previous years. It's one of our most popular shows of the year so lets talk Hall of Fame! DragonKingKarl Classic Wrestling Audio Show WON HOF 2018
Podcast: (04-03-2018) (Zones: Wrestling / Digital Downloads) This episode of the DragonKingKarl Classic Wrestling Audio Show featured at WrestlingObserver.com I am making available for free and it is a catch-up show to allow new listeners to jump on and those who might have fallen behind to catch up. The long form history of pro wrestling series is essentially a college level series on the history of pro wrestling. We have produced 30 parts, so far, covering pro wrestling from the Civil War era to 1950. They are Patreon $5 level content but today's summary show is free so if you like what you hear today and want to know more you can catch up on all the previous 30 episodes. Long Form History of Pro Wrestling- Special
Hulk Hogan Career Research Project - An detailed look into the early career and first matches of the legendary Hulk Hogan.
This is a detailed research project I did several years ago with the aid of multiple wrestling historians to try and chronicle an accurate early career record of Hulk Hogan. When did he really start wrestling? Did he wrestle under a mask? When was he Terry Boulder? Sterling Golden? Read more.
(Zones: Wrestling) Karl Stern takes a look at the colorful and high flying history of lucha libre Mexican wrestling featuring such stars as El Santo, Blue Demon, Mil Mascaras, Rey Misterio, Canek, and more. Article features pictures, video, and free audio downloads. Read More.
Read Karl Stern's Research on New Wrestling Observer Newsletter Hall of Fame Inductee Col. James H. McLaughlin
($5 and higher level Patreons) Karl Stern was credited in the biography of Col. James H. McLaughlin's Wrestling Observer Newsletter Hall of Fame issue. Now you can read Karl's research into the pioneer era wrestling legend. $5 and up Patreons get this article plus much more. Check it out.
Here is a .pdf of McLaughlin vs. Moth 1887- Check it out.
(Silver and higher level Patreons) Karl Stern presents a 6 part audio series covering the entire year of 1983 in NWA Southeastern Championship Wrestling which featured heel Bob Armstrong, Ron Fuller, The Flame, Mongolian Stomper, The Midnight Express, Mr. Olympia, Frank Savage, Man Mountain Harris / El Lobo (Black Bart), Ken Lucas, Buck Robley, and much more (You also get a ZIP file of all the posters from that years Boutwell shows). Only for Gold & Silver level Patreons.
Karl Stern presents the original 8 part - 8 hour History of Pro Wrestling Audio Documentary available to Patreon supporters of the $10 or higher level. Check it Out