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NWA Southeastern Championship Wrestling Results Project

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


DragonKingKarl Classic Wrestling Audio Show Series - The Long Form History of Pro Wrestling

I have reorganized the ongoing long form history of pro wrestling series into this new zone making it easier to find the shows and making the listings clear on what years and topics each show covers plus easy to access links to any .pdf’s or reading materials that go along with the series. This show is premium content for Patreons at the $5 or higher level, though there is a free show you can download and check out for yourself. This is the most intensive, inclusive, and exhaustive history of pro wrestling series ever undertaken. Check it out! Long Form History of Pro Wrestling Series



FlairFlop.com presents: Wrestling With the Dawg Podcast - Episode 119 - Mick Foley vs. Randy Orton - Hardcore match for the WWE Intercontinental Championship - WWE Backlash 2004

The When It Was Cool Podcast Network and FlairFlop.com presents the 119th installment of Wrestling With the Dawg Podcast with the Dirty Dawg Darsie!  Mike Sempervive of WrestlingObserver.com joins the Dawg to break down the hardcore match for the WWE Intercontinental Championship between Mick Foley and the Champion Randy Orton!  They talk about Brock Lesnar leaving the WWE for the Minnesota Vikings, Goldberg's first run in the WWE, Impact Wrestling on Fox Sports Net, the "Cactus Jack State of Mind," and so much more!

Direct Link - http://traffic.libsyn.com/wrestlingwiththedog/WWTD119.mp3


GKT - Greatest Kayfabe Tournament - Match 12: Randy Orton vs Great Muta

The 12th match in round one of the GKT - Greatest Kayfabe Tournament takes place today and you the listener have voted for the winner! This match up takes two very different wrestlers from two different eras - Randy Orton pits the RKO against the Moonsault and Shining Wizard of the Great Muta/Keiji Muto! You have picked the winner now let's talk about the careers, biographies, and history of these two wrestling stars as they face off in this edition of the GKT! 12 GKT Tournament: Randy Orton vs Great Muta


FlairFlop.com presents: Wrestling With the Dawg Podcast - Episode 118 - Hollywood Hulk Hogan vs. Triple H - Undisputed WWF Championship - WWF Backlash 2002

The When It Was Cool Podcast Network and FlairFlop.com presents the 118th installment of Wrestling With the Dawg Podcast!  The Dirty Dawg Darsie is joined by Joe Drilling from On the Stick to discuss "Hollywood" Hulk Hogan challenging Triple H for the Undisputed WWF Championship at WWF Backlash 2002!  They talk about the New World Order joining the WWE, Steve Austin walking out of the company, Brock Lesnar's rise, and so much more!

Direct Link - http://traffic.libsyn.com/wrestlingwiththedog/WWTD118.mp3


DragonKingKarl Old Time Wrestling Hour Podcast - Episode 08 - Fall Guys, Southeastern Wrestling, Continental Wrestling 1986

Podcast: (04-09-2019) (Zones: Wrestling / Old Time Wrestling Hour Podcast) On this edition of the Old Time Wrestling Hour Podcast, we continue our look back at the 1937 insider wrestling book Fall Guys and discuss more about the era of the Gold Dust Trio and pro wrestling's evolution from serious work to more cartoonish work, evolution of many insider terms in wrestling, and a lot about Toots Mondt. Then we look at some more 1983 SECW results including the arrival of Super Olympia (Arn Anderson). Then our retro TV review is from November 1986 Continental Wrestling and features Kevin Sullivan, his head hunters, Ron Fuller, The Nightmares, Jerry Stubbs & Dirty White Boy as a tag team and more! DragonKingKarl Old Time Wrestling Hour Podcast 08


FlairFlop.com presents: Wrestling With the Dawg Podcast - Episode 117 - Eddie Guerrero vs. Chris Jericho - WWF European Championship - April 3rd, 2000 - WWF Monday Night Raw

(04-06-2019) (Zones: Wrestling With the Dawg Podcast) The When It Was Cool Podcast Network and FlairFlop.com presents the 117th installment of Wrestling With the Dawg Podcast with the Dirty Dawg Darsie!  Mike Sempervive of WrestlingObserver.com joined the Dawg to discuss Eddie Guerrero challenging Chris Jericho for the WWF European title on the April 3rd, 2000 WWF Monday Night Raw!  They talk about the Radicals jumping ship, Vince Russo and Eric Bischoff heading WCW creative, Chyna being paired up with Jericho and Guerrero, Latino Heat, and so much more!

Direct Link - http://traffic.libsyn.com/wrestlingwiththedog/WWTD117.mp3


FlairFlop.com presents: Wrestling With the Dawg Podcast - Episode 116 - Kurt Angle vs. Chris Jericho vs. Chris Benoit - Two Fall Triple Threat match - WWF Euro-Continental Championships - WWF WrestleMania 2000

(03-30-2019) (Zones: Wrestling With the Dawg Podcast) The When It Was Cool Podcast Network and FlairFlop.com presents the 116th episode of Wrestling With the Dawg Podcast!  The Dirty Dawg Darsie is joined by Joe Drilling of On the Stick Network to discuss the two-fall triple threat match for the WWF Euro-Continental Championships between champion Kurt Angle vs. Chris Jericho vs. Chris Benoit!  They talk some about the XFL, the Radicalz jumping from WCW to WWF, Napster and how it changed the music business, Bob Backlund in the WWF in the year 2000 and his pairing with Kurt Angle, Chris Jericho being the David Bowie of pro wrestling, and so much more in this 93 minute packed edition of WWTD!

Direct Link - http://traffic.libsyn.com/wrestlingwiththedog/WWTD116.mp3


Long Form History of Wrestling Podcast - Part 47 - 1975

(03-26-2019) (Zones: Long Form History of Wrestling Series) The later half of 1975 was a very eventful time in pro wrestling. We take a look at the plane crash involving Ric Flair, Johnny Valentine, Tim Woods, and others. There is also a lot going on in Japan involving both Giant Baba and Antonio Inoki, plus Terry Funk becomes the NWA World heavyweight champion defeating Jack Brisco. Plus Dusty Rhodes, Superstar Billy Graham, Bruno Sammartino, and more! Long Form History of Pro Wrestling Series 047


FlairFlop.com presents: Wrestling With the Dawg Podcast - Episode 115 - Roddy Piper vs. Bret Hart - WWF Intercontinental Championship - WWF WrestleMania VIII

(03-23-2019) (Zones: Wrestling With the Dawg Podcast) The When It Was Cool Podcast Network and FlairFlop.com presents the 115th edition of Wrestling With the Dawg Podcast!  The Dirty Dawg Darsie is joined by Eric Allen and Joe Drilling from What a Maneuver to discuss Bret Hart challenging Roddy Piper for the WWF Intercontinental Championship at WWF WrestleMania VIII!  The guys discuss the 'what-if' scenario on Bret Hart jumping to WCW in 1992, comparing the 1992 Roddy Piper to the 2019 Chris Jericho, top IC title WrestleMania matches, and so much more in this jam packed edition of WWTD!

Direct Link - http://traffic.libsyn.com/wrestlingwiththedog/WWTD115.mp3


GKT - Greatest Kayfabe Tournament - Round 1 Match 10: Gene Kiniski vs Abdullah the Butcher

(03-19-2019) (Zones: Wrestling / Patreon Content) Round one of the GKT - Greatest Kayfabe Tournament continues where we ask the totally geek question - If pro wrestling were real (not a shoot but real as presented on TV) then who would win? Fans vote on the @wiwcool Twitter account and we discuss the match. Of course, this is just a fun way to have two biographies on a show and have a little fun too. The fans have voted and we have a winner so join us today as we discuss Canada's Greatest Athlete vs. The Madman from the Sudan! GKT Gene Kiniski vs Abdullah the Butcher


FlairFlop.com presents: Wrestling With the Dawg - Episode 114 - Randy Savage vs. Ultimate Warrior - Retirement Match - WWF WrestleMania VII

(03-16-2019) (Zones: Wrestling With the Dawg Podcast) The When It Was Cool Podcast Network and FlairFlop.com proudly presents the 114th edition of Wrestling With the Dawg podcast!  The Dirty Dawg Darsie is joined by Fearon Derry of Pro Wrestling Weekly on WBCB 1490AM to discuss the Randy "Macho King" Savage vs. the Ultimate Warrior in a retirement match from WWF WrestleMania VII!  They discuss Sgt. Slaughter being a Iraqi sympathizer, fans being burnt out of Hulkamania, WWE using the Gulf War as a part of their main event storyline, retirement matches, and so much more in this jam packed edition! 

Direct Link - http://traffic.libsyn.com/wrestlingwiththedog/WWTD114.mp3


DragonKingKarl Old Time Wrestling Hour Podcast - Episode 07 - Fall Guys, Southeastern Wrestling, Memphis 1984

(03-12-2019) Karl Stern is back with a New Old Time Wrestling Hour Podcast as we continue our read through and commentary on the 1937 kayfabe breaking Fall Guys book and this week is a great one looking at the Gold Dust Trio and if you've ever wondered how punches, kicks, and FIGHTIN' made it's way into pro wrestling, this week you'll find out. Plus more 1983 Southeastern Wrestling and then a review of the CWA Memphis TV show from 12-22-1984 featuring Gordon Solie in Memphis, The Nightmares, Jerry Lawler (of course), Terry Taylor, Jerry Jarrett, plus Jimmy Hart and Iron Mike Sharpe in Memphis WITH A TITLE. DragonKingKarl Old Time Wrestling Hour Podcast 07


FlairFlop.com presents: Wrestling With the Dawg - Episode 113 - Shawn Michaels vs. Tatanka - WWF Intercontinental Championship - WWF WrestleMania IX

(03-09-2019) The When It Was Cool Podcast Network and FlairFlop.com presents the 113th edition of Wrestling With the Dawg Podcast with the Dirty Dawg Darsie!  The Dawg's oldest brother Dave joins him to discuss Shawn Michaels vs. Tatanka for the WWF Intercontinental Championship at WWF WrestleMania IX!  They discuss Jesse Ventura rubbing shoulders with Arnold Schwarzenegger and Sylvester Stallone, why Razor Ramon connected to Dave, the rise of Yokozuna, and so much more!

Direct Link - http://traffic.libsyn.com/wrestlingwiththedog/WWTD113.mp3


Karl Stern Mail Bag Show 04 plus Tag Team (1991) Retro TV Review

(03-05-2019) A new edition of the Karl Stern mailbag show featuring topics including Al Haft, wrestling in Jamaica, Bobo Brazil, Ernie Ladd, Woody Strode, Jos Leduc, and more! The we have a review of the unsold 1991 TV pilot Tag Team starring Roddy Piper and Jesse Ventura as pro wrestlers turned police officers. Karl Stern Mail Bag Show 04 & Tag Team Review


Long Form History of Pro Wrestling - 1974-1975

(02-26-2019) Today on the Long Form History of Pro Wrestling Podcast on the first half of the show we wrap up 1974 with audio of Mario Galento going on a Memphis area sports radio show and basically breaking kayfabe and shooting on Memphis wrestling and being blackballed. It featured mark housewife call ins and more. Insane audio. Then we begin 1975 including the first of two plane crashes that year with Bobby Shane, Gary Hart, Austin Idol, and Buddy Wolf and the death of one of the most popular wrestlers ever Jim Londos. Long Form History of Pro Wrestling 046


FlairFlop.com presents: Wrestling With the Dawg - Episode 112 - Shawn Michaels vs. Roddy Piper - March 30th, 1992 - WWF Prime Time Wrestling

(03-02-2019) (Zones: Wrestling With the Dawg Podcast / Wrestling) The When It Was Cool Podcast Network and FlairFlop.com presents the 112th edition of Wrestling With the Dawg Podcast with the Dirty Dawg Darsie!  The Dawg flies solo when he tackles Shawn Michaels facing off against the WWF Intercontinental Champion Roddy Piper on an edition of WWF Prime Time Wrestling: March to WrestleMania VIII!  The Dawg talks about Piper's movie career and compares it to Hulk Hogan's, what it could have meant for Shawn Michaels' career if he could have beat Piper, and so much more!

Direct Link - http://traffic.libsyn.com/wrestlingwiththedog/WWTD112.mp3


FlairFlop.com presents: Wrestling With the Dawg - Episode 111 - Shawn Michaels vs. the British Bulldog - March 6th, 1995 - WWF Monday Night Raw

(02-23-2019) (Zones: Wrestling With the Dawg Podcast / Wrestling) The When It Was Cool Podcast Network and FlairFlop.com presents the 111th edition of Wrestling With the Dawg Podcast!  The Dirty Dawg Darsie tackles the British Bulldog vs. Shawn Michaels from WWF Monday Night Raw on March 6th, 1995!  The Dirty Dawg talks about watching wrestling during this time frame, why he was a huge Heartbreak Kid fan, his thoughts about the British Bulldog, memories of Sid Justice, and so much more!

Direct Link - http://traffic.libsyn.com/wrestlingwiththedog/WWTD111.mp3


GKT - Greatest Kayfabe Tournament - Round 1 Match 10 - Kenny Omega vs Nick Bockwinkel

(02-19-2019) (Zones: Wrestling / Patreon Content) It's time for the latest installment of the GKT - The Greatest Kayfabe Tournament where we ask the question - If wrestling were real (not a shoot, but real as presented on TV) who would win? This is, of course, really just an excuse to have a couple of biographies and a little fun and this episode is an amazingly interesting question - Who would win between a prime Kenny Omega and Nick Bockwinkel? Two different eras collide as two different... but similar wrestling stars battle it out and we learn about them along the way. It's NJPW/AEW vs AWA today on the DragonKingKarl Classic Wrestling Audio Show! 10 GKT Kenny Omega vs Nick Bockwinkel


FlairFlop.com presents: Episode 110 - Rock 'n' Sock Connection vs. the Unholy Alliance - Buried Alive match for the WWF Tag Team Championship - September 9th, 1999 - WWF Smackdown

The When It Was Cool Podcast Network and FlairFlop.com presents the 110th edition of Wrestling With the Dawg Podcast!  The Dirty Dawg Darsie is joined by Mike Sempervive of Wrestling Observer Live to discuss the Rock and Sock Connection defending the WWF Tag Team titles in a Buried Alive match against the Unholy Alliance on WWF Smackdown on September 9th, 1999!  They talk about tag team wrestling, the impact of Vince Russo jumping to WCW, could Jeff Jarrett challenging Steve Austin for the WWF title work, Michael Cole as a commentator, and so much more!

Direct Link - http://traffic.libsyn.com/wrestlingwiththedog/WWTD110.mp3


DragonKingKarl NEW Old Time Wrestling Hour Podcast Episode 06

Podcast: (02-12-2019) (Zones: Wrestling / Old Time Wrestling Hour Podcast) On this episode of the DragonKingKarl Old Time Wrestling Hour we read and discuss more from the 1930’s wrestling book Fall Guys and discuss the rise of Joe Stecher and what the author thought of the post-Gotch era. We look at February 1983 from Southeastern Championship Wrestling. Then we have a full bonus show review of WWC (Puerto Rico) from July 20, 1991 featuring Abdullah the Butcher, Dutch Mantel, Ricky Santana, El Profe, Super Medic, and obviously Carlos Colon. DragonKingKarl Old Time Wrestling Hour 06

Show Notes for the WWC July 20, 1991 Retro TV Review - here.


FlairFlop.com presents: Episode 109 - Gene Okerlund vs. Mark Madden - August 16th, 2000 - WCW Thunder

The When It Was Cool Podcast Network and FlairFlop.com presents the 109th edition of Wrestling With the Dawg podcast!  The Dirty Dawg Darsie honors "Mean" Gene Okerlund with his "classic" street fight with Mark Madden from August 16th, 2000 on WCW Thunder!  The Dirty Dawg talks about having Mean Gene Pizza in Superior, Wisconsin, memories of Gene Okerlund, who is on the same level as Mean Gene, and so much more!

Direct Link - http://traffic.libsyn.com/wrestlingwiththedog/WWTD109.mp3


Karl Stern Mailbag Show - Episode 03 - Jimmy Hart, CWA Memphis 1987, more!

Podcast: (02-05-2019) (Zones: Digital Downloads) A big show for you today with a ton of questions in the mailbag including the personalities of people in wrestling, Jimmy Hart, pro wrestling double standards, an amazing wrestling gimmick, troll emails, Four Horsemen, a special guest, and a look at a June 1987 Memphis TV show featuring Jerry Lawler, Bill Dundee, Jeff Jarrett, Tojo Yamamoto, Billy Travis, John Paul, Jack Hart, Austin Idol, and Tommy Rich! A fun show full of laughs and fun. Karl Stern Mailbag Show 03


Long Form History of Pro Wrestling Series - Part 45 - 1974

Podcast: (01-29-2019) (Zones: Long Form History of Pro Wrestling Podcast) We continue with the long form history of pro wrestling series entering the mid-1970s. Giant Baba and Antonio Inoki are battling over who is king of Japan. The NWA is still a world wide powerhouse and Jack Brisco is the NWA World heavyweight champion except for briefly dropping the title to Giant Baba. Plus the WWWF and the AWA continue to grow and pro wrestling in Atlanta and Florida are red hot. Pro wrestling is on the rise and 1974 is a heck of a year. Long Form History of Pro Wrestling 045


FlairFlop.com presents: Wrestling With the Dawg - Episode 107 - 1999 Royal Rumble match - WWF Royal Rumble 1999

Podcast: (01-26-2019) (Zones: Wrestling With the Dawg Podcast) The When It Was Cool Podcast Network and FlairFlop.com presents the 107th edition of Wrestling With the Dawg, covering the 1999 Royal Rumble match!  The Dirty Dawg Darsie tackles the 1999 Rumble match solo, where Mr. McMahon won the Rumble, last eliminating Steve Austin!  The Dawg discussed the Austin vs. McMahon feud, the Mad Magazine having an influence on his fandom, Shane Douglas being unhappy with ECW, and so much more! Wrestling With the Dawg Podcast 107


09 GKT - Gorgeous George vs Ric Flair - Greatest Kayfabe Tournament

Podcast: (01-22-2019) (Zones: Digital Downloads) It's time for another new match up in the GKT- Greatest Kayfabe Tournament. This is our ninth match of round one and we go 40 years apart to get this episodes combatants.  From 1949 is the bleached blonde TV star and better wrestler than he is given credit for - Gorgeous George! His opponent was one of the biggest superstars of the 1970s-1990s but we pluck him out of 1989 - "Nature Boy" Ric Flair! You voted and we have a winner! Let's talk about the careers of Ric Flair and Gorgeous George on this edition of the Greatest Kayfabe Tournament! Greatest Kayfabe Tournament 09


FlairFlop.com presents: Wrestling With the Dawg - Episode 106 - Kurt Angle vs. Chris Benoit - WWE Championship - WWE Royal Rumble 2003

Podcast: (01-19-2019) (Zones: Wrestling With the Dawg Podcast) The When It Was Cool Podcast Network and FlairFlop.com presents the 106th episode of Wrestling With the Dawg!  The Dirty Dawg Darsie is joined by Joe Drilling to talk about Kurt Angle vs. Chris Benoit for the WWE Championship from the WWE Royal Rumble 2003!  They discuss the Smackdown 6, Goldberg and Scott Steiner joining the WWE, favorite wrestling championships, wrestling philosophies, Vince Russo, and so much more! Wrestling With the Dawg Podcast 106


DragonKingKarl NEW Old Time Wrestling Hour Podcast Episode 05

Podcast: (01-15-2019) (Zones: Wrestling / Old Time Wrestling Hour) On this episode of the DragonKingKarl Old Time Wrestling Hour we read and discuss more from the 1930's wrestling book Fall Guys and discuss the authors poor opinion of Frank Gotch. Yes, back in the day Frank Gotch suffered from John Cena syndrome. We look at January 1983 from Southeastern Championship Wrestling. Then we have a full bonus show review of WWF Wrestling Spotlight from 01-06-1990 complete with great enhancement workers, Dusty Rhodes, and a WWF tag team title change. DragonKingKarl Old Time Wrestling Hour 05


FlairFlop.com presents: Wrestling With the Dawg - Episode 105 - the Undertaker vs. Yokozuna - Casket match for the WWF Championship - WWF Royal Rumble 1994

Podcast: (01-12-2019) (Zones: Wrestling With the Dawg Podcast) The When It Was Cool Podcast Network and FlairFlop.com presents the 105th Wrestling With the Dawg Podcast!  The Dirty Dawg Darsie is joined by his oldest brother Dave to discuss the Undertaker vs. Yokozuna for the WWF title in a Casket match at the WWF Royal Rumble 1994!  They talk about Taker and Yoko's tie-in with the Hulkster, Spark Plug Holly, some commentator's making jabs at each other, and so much more! Wrestling With the Dawg Podcast 106


Karl’s Mailbag Show - Episode 2 - From Shoot to Work, and a Pro Wrestling History Book Review

Podcast: (01-08-2019) (Zones: Wrestling / Digital Downloads) It's time once again to open the mailbag up to listeners and Patreons and see what pro wrestling related topics are on their minds. We do this once per month - Topics on this episode include when did pro wrestling actually become what we would recognize as pro wrestling? Then I review a pro wrestling book by an author I absolutely loathe... but... as it turns out the book is pretty great... I still loathe the author. Karl’s Mailbag Show 02


FlairFlop.com presents: Wrestling With the Dawg - Episode 104 - Royal Rumble 1992 match for the WWF Championship - WWF Royal Rumble 1992

Podcast: (01-05-2019) (Zones: Wrestling With the Dawg Podcast) When It Was Cool Podcast Network and FlairFlop.com presents the 104th edition of Wrestling With the Dawg!  The Dirty Dawg Darsie is joined by Joe Drilling and Eric Allen of What a Maneuver to discuss the Royal Rumble 1992 match!  They talk about the WWF debut of Ric Flair as WWF fans, the WWF title issue between Hulk Hogan and the Undertaker, Bret Hart looking into heading to WCW as Intercontinental Champion, and so much more!

Direct Link - http://traffic.libsyn.com/wrestlingwiththedog/WWTD104.mp3


WWF (WWE) Wrestling Challenge (06-13-1987) Retro TV Review

Podcast: (01-04-2018) (Zones: Wrestling / Digital Downloads) DragonKingKarl takes a look back at this episode of WWF (WWE) Wrestling Challenge from June 13, 1987. The show features the WWF Intercontinental title change between Ricky Steamboat and the Honky Tonk Man plus so much more! Also on the show - Kamala & Sika as a tag team, the Can-Am Connection of Tom Zenk & Rick Martel, Brutus Beefcake, Killer Khan, Junkyard Dog, Iron Mike Sharpe teams Cowboy Bob Orton & Don Muraco, plus an incredible crew of enhancement talent!  Podcast Special / Show Notes


Mean Gene Oklerlund Biography (Death of Gene Okerlund)

Podcast: (01-02-2019) (Zones: Wrestling / Digital Downloads) Legendary Hall of Fame wrestling announcer Mean Gene Okerlund has died at the age of 76 and Karl Stern from Wrestling Observer and When It Was Cool takes a look back at his life and career in this brand new biography breaking news special. Mean Gene Okerlund was the prime interviewer for the AWA, WWF, WCW, and then back to WWE for much of their classic content. Mean Gene Okerlund is probably the most famous wrestling interviewer of all time.  Join Karl with this look back at Mean Gene Okerlund. Mean Gene Okerlund Biography


Long Form History of Pro Wrestling Podcast - Episode 44 - 1973

Podcast: (01-01-2019) (Zones: Wrestling / Long Form History of Wrestling) The long form history of pro wrestling series continues and this episode we take a look at the year of 1973 in pro wrestling.  Bobo Brazil, The Funks, Harley Race, Giant Baba puts himself over huge, Bill Watts, the Dory Funk Jr - Harley Race - Jack Brisco NWA title controversy and title change, and much more! A huge year in pro wrestling. Long Form History of Pro Wrestling 044


Free Edition of the DragonKingKarl Long Form History of Pro Wrestling Series- Jump on here!

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.



Celebrating the History and Heritage of Lucha Libre Mexican Wrestling

(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.


History of Pro Wrestling Action Figures 4 Part Audio Series

($5 and higher level Patreons) Karl Stern produced audio series on the history of pro wrestling action figures from Remco, LJN, Jakks, Hasbro, Mattel, and more.  Check it out.



Audio Biography on new Wrestling Observer Newsletter Hall of Famer Col. James H. McLaughlin

($5 and higher level Patreons) Karl Stern produced audio biography on the new Wrestling Observer Hall of Fame member Col. James H. McLaughlin.  Check it out.


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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.


New - Original 6 Part History of NWA Southeastern Championship Wrestling - The Year of 1983

(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.


The Original History of Pro Wrestling Audio Series (8 Parts - 8 Hours)

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