Thursday, January 3, 2013

Mid-Atlantic Wrestling taped 10.06.82

WPCQ TV Studios, Charlotte NC
Taped Wed. October 6, 1982 ● Orig. Aired Sat. October 9, 1982
Host: Bob Caudle.  Color commentary: Jerry Brisco (later matches)
Referee: Tommy Young

  • Ricky Steamboat & Jay Youngblood vs. Bill White and Juan Renosa
  • WWW Tape: Wahoo McDaniel & Roddy Piper vs. Ken Timbs / Jim Dalton
  • Paul Jones (MACW)(with Sir Oliver) vs. Keith Larson
  • Mike Rotundo vs. Mike Reed
  • Dory Funk Jr. / Jos Leduc vs. King Parsons / Abe Jacobs
  • Sgt. Slaughter & Don Kernodle (WTT) vs. Ron Richie / Porkchop Cash

Show Report:

Open of show joins match in progress:
[ ] Ricky Steamboat & Jay Youngblood defeat Bill White and Juan Renosa when Youngblood pins Bill White with a slingshot press. Excellent series of armdrags by Jay Youngblood. Quick action! 

Interview - Jack Brisco and Wahoo McDaniel (U.S.)

VCR: Greg Valentine breaks Wahoo's leg in 1977 from the WRAL studios in Raleigh. Wahoo mentions the "I Broke Wahoo's Leg" t-shirt.

VCR: Interview from Florida - NWA World Champion Ric Flair
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Tape from World Wide Wrestling with David Crockett and Johnny Weaver
[ ] Wahoo McDaniel / Roddy Piper defeat Ken Timbs and Jim Dalton when Wahoo pins Dalton after a hard tommy-hawk chop. Wahoo and Piper agree not to turn on each other! Wahoo and Piper beat the crap out of their opponents. 
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[ ] Paul Jones (MACW) with Sir Oliver Humperdink defeats Keith Larson with the Indian Deathlock! Bob mentions that Dusty Rhodes is coming in to face Bad Leroy Brown of the House of Humperdink.
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IYA Studio Interview - Jerry Brisco and Mike Rotundo
Very funny and poignant moment when Bob accidentally calls Jerry "Jack" and Jerry has fun with that.
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[ ] Mike Rotundo defeats Mike Reed
Challenge by Sir Oliver Humperdink and Bad Leroy Brown, who stay at ringside to do commentary. After Rotundo pins Reed, Brown jumps Rotundo, and they injure him with a piledriver.
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Halftime Interview - House of Humperdink: Leroy Brown, Greg Valentine
Ring Introductions
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[ ] Dory Funk Jr / Jos Leduc vs. King Parsons / Abe Jacobs
Commentary by Jerry Brisco. Jimmy Valiant attacks Jos Leduc. Funk and Leduc win by DQ.
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IYA Studio Interview - Porkchop Cash and Ron Richie
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[ ] Sgt. Slaughter & Don Kernodle (WTT) defeat Porkchop Cash / Ron Richie when Kernodle pins Chop with the Cannon. Commentary by Jerry Brisco. Don Kernodle kisses his belt! 

Final Interview - House of Humperdink: Jos Leduc, Paul Jones, Dory Funk, Jr.

"The sun has risen, the sun has set, and here I is, you're champion yet!" - No. 1 Paul Jones. The Indian death lock was invented by Texan, not an Indian!