Friday, August 21, 2009

Mid-Atlantic Wrestling taped 12/30/81

Mid-Atlantic Championship Wrestling
Taped December 30, 1981
Original Airdate: January 2, 1982
Date this tape aired on Bluefield WVA TV: March 6, 1981

Opening comments by Bob Caudle and David Crockett
-> Discussion of “Wrestler Who Has Contributed the Most in 1981” contest
Referee is Tommy Young

[1 ] Jake “The Snake” Roberts and Jay Youngblood defeat Mike Miller and Chris Markoff by pinfall

Interview – Mid-Atlantic Champion Roddy Piper who makes his case as to why he should win the

[2] NWA TV Champ Ivan Koloff defeats Ron Sexton by pinfall when Koloff delivers the knee to the back from the top rope.
-> Commentary by Sandy Scott

Local Promos with Big Bill Ward promoting cards in Wytheville VA 3/16/82 (Tuesday), Christiansburg VA 3/9/82 (Tuesday), Roanoke Civic Center Sunday 3/7/82, and Bluefield WVA at the Brushfork Armory “tonight” 3/6/82. A brief interview is shown from the WBIR-10 studios in Knoxville TN as Les Thatcher (host of NWA Championship Wrestling out of Knoxville) talks with the Super Destroyer (Don Kernodle under a mask) about his match in Bluefield with Jay Youngblood. If Super D loses, he must unmask; if Youngblood loses, he must leave town. Ward then talks with Lord Al Hayes about his lumberjack match with Johnny Weaver and TV champ Ivan Koloff about his title match with Jimmy “Boogie Woogie Man” Valiant.

[3] Ray Stevens defeats Tony Russo by pinfall after a piledriver.
Stevens still has one of the world tag team championship belts that belongs to the Anderson Brothers team.

Interview – Bob Caudle talks with Jake Roberts who talks about one of his hogs in his pigpin that looks a lot like Ole Anderson; also interviews with Blackjack Mulligan Jr. and Ray “The Crippler” Stevens.

[4] Blackjack Mulligan Jr. defeats Bill White after a bulldog.
-> Commentary by Sgt. Slaughter

Local Promos with Big Bill Ward promoting cards in Wytheville VA 3/16/82 (Tuesday), Christiansburg VA 3/9/82 (Tuesday), Roanoke Civic Center Sunday 3/7/82, and Bluefield WVA at the Brushfork Armory “tonight” 3/6/82. Ward then talks with Jay Youngblood about his match in Bluefield with the Super Destroyer (Don Kernodle). If Super D loses, he must unmask; if Youngblood loses, he must leave town. Ward then talks with Johnny Weaver about his lumberjack match with Lord Al Hayes and Jimmy “Boogie Woogie Man” Valiant about his title match with TV Champ Ivan Koloff.

[5] Sgt. Slaughter & Pvt. Nelson defeat Mike Davis & Terry Taylor by submission when Mike Davis submits to the Cobra Clutch.

Final interview – Bob Caudle with TV champ Ivan Koloff and NWA World Tag Champions Gene and Ole Anderson. Ole says Sandy Scott may be able to keep him from getting his belt back from Ray Stevens while they are outside the ring, but once they are in the ring, all bets are off!

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