KrisZ Posted March 15, 2015 Report Share Posted March 15, 2015 All the stuff that Parv brought up in the Old School vs. New School thread had me thinking of subject matter that could get a wide variety of discussion going so this one come to mind. All of us on here have varying degrees of wrestling fandom some of us go back 40 years some go back maybe 5 years but everyone has that one promotion and that one point in time that they go back to and say this is how wrestling is supposed to be so I'm putting it out there to you folks as former ESPN anchor Bill Pidto would say "Whaddya Have" After some hard thinking I think mine would be the evolution of Mid-South Wrestling to Universal Wrestling Federation starting in December 1985 to the end of 1986. Mid-South Wrestling was always a great promotion to watch especially after Bill Dundee took over the book in December 1983 but the time they left Irish McNeill's Boys Club and went to the revolving door of Tulsa/Oklahoma City for TV tapings it made the promotion seem major league in every way. The TV presentation was great and the booking was top notch in many ways plus you had guys at the top of their games like DiBiase, Doc, Duggan, Taylor, Freebirds, One Man Gang, Gilbert, Fantastics, Sawyer, Slater, Jake, Murdoch, Sheeps the list goes on and on. The hot angles that would close TV with Jim Ross losing his mind was crazy for the era because while Crockett had that type of TV heat as well their matchups at time where highly lopsided towards more jobber matches while Watts booked names vs. names most of the time. Your turn now. Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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