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Today's the 7/16/1988 Bash card from Greensboro. ~2 hours of it.

Bugsy McGraw & Tim Horner vs. Rip Morgan & Larry Zbyzsko
The Italian Stallion vs. Ronnie Garvin.
Dick Murdoch vs. Gary Royal.
Rick Steiner vs. Jimmy Garvin.
The Sheepherders vs. The Rock ‘n’ Roll Express.
Al Perez (w/ Gary Hart) vs. Brad Armstrong.
2 vs. 3 Handicap: Bobby Fulton & Tommy Rogers vs. Jim Cornette, NWA US Tag Team Champions Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane.
Scaffold Match: The Road Warriors vs. Ivan Koloff & the Russian Assassin.
Sting vs. NWA TV Champion Mike Rotunda (w/ Kevin Sullivan & Rick Steiner).
War Games: Lex Luger, Steve Williams, Nikita Koloff, Dusty Rhodes, & Paul Ellering vs. NWA World Champion Ric Flair, NWA US Champion Barry Windham, JJ Dillon, NWA Tag Team Champions Arn Anderson & Tully Blanchard.

If I'm not mistaken, we definitely have Sting vs Rotunda and the War Games match. 

Are the rest new though? A new Sheepherders vs RnR match and that Fantastics vs MX/Cornette match both look well worth seeing. 

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My head hurts thinking of the engineering logistics of running a Wargames match and a scaffold match on the same card.

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Glad to finally see a Sheepherders vs Rock n Roll Express match.  The RnRs left before the teams were to meet at the Bunkhouse Stampede in January, then they returned but Robert quit about a week after this in the middle of the Great American Bash tour so Brad Armstrong filled in with Morton.

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9 hours ago, shoe said:

The Bunkhouse match I’m pretty sure is on Corny’s MX comp he did years ago.

That was actually from a GAB show in LA, if I'm remembering correctly.

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The Dick Murdoch/Gary Royal match was fantastic! Teddy Long accuses Murdoch of pulling Royal's tights when he wasn't, so Murdoch just starts blatantly cheating while Long constantly admonishes him and Murdoch either ignores it or talks shit. Loved It.

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On 10/17/2019 at 5:37 PM, PhilTLL said:

We had the Duggan/Sawyer match, but not the upscaled and retouched version *without* postdated JR commentary, so I consider that a win.

Such a great match. Still stands up HUGE and deserving to be #4 in the DVDR Mid South project. 

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Likewise, the Fantastics vs MX/Cornette match may have technically been out there but everyone should still watch it with this video/audio. 

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4 hours ago, rovert said:

Such a great match. Still stands up HUGE and deserving to be #4 in the DVDR Mid South project. 

If we voted again tomorrow I'd put it #1.

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On 10/24/2019 at 6:36 PM, Tim Cooke said:

That was actually from a GAB show in LA, if I'm remembering correctly.

If it’s not on that comp I watched it from here.

 

NWA # 82: July 10, 1988 - Aug 6, 1988

 

1. Barry Windham vs Dusty Rhodes Bash 7/10/1988 15:55
2. Ron Garvin backstage Bash 7/10/1988
3. Ric Flair vs Lex Luger Bash 88 7/10/1988 23:45
4. Jim Crockett interview NWA Sat 7/16/1988
5. Ric Flair/JJ Dillon interview NWA Sat 7/16/1988
6. Barry Windham interview NWA Sat 7/16/1988
7. Ron Garvin interview NWA Sat 7/16/1988
8. Lex Luger interview NWA Sat 7/16/1988
9. Cornette interview (challenge Horsemen) NWA Sat 7/16/1988
10. MX/Cornette vs Fantastics (Bunkhouse) NWA House 7/16/1988 15:07
11. Cornette interview (challenge Horsemen) NWA Sat 7/23/1988
12. Tully/Arn/JJ interview (re:MX) NWA Sat 7/23/1988
13. Windham/JJ/Garvin interview NWA Sat 7/30/1988
14. MX & Tully/Arn confrontation NWA Main 7/31/1988
15. Horsemen interview NWA Sat 8/6/1988
16. Cornette interview NWA Sat 8/6/1988
17. JJ Dillon/Jim Cornette confrontation NWA Sat 8/6/1988
18. Mike Rotundo vs Steve Williams NWA Pro 8/6/1988 7 mins

 

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The same bunkhouse match took place in Charlotte on July 2, 1988 and aired on WCW Main Event on 9/4/88.    Rock & Rolls vs Sheepherders also

JCP @ Charlotte, NC - Memorial Stadium - July 2, 1988 (about 10,000)
Included a performance by David Allen Coe
The Main Event - 8/14/88: Brad Armstrong, Tim Horner, (sub. for Ron Simmons & Jimmy Valiant) & Bugsy McGraw defeated Tiger Conway Jr., Chris Champion, & Cruel Connection #1 (Gary Royal) at 7:49 when Horner pinned Conway following a double elbow to the face by Horner & Armstrong
The Main Event - 8/14/88: NWA Western States Heritage Champion Larry Zbyzsko pinned Kendall Windham at 5:32 when the momentum of a crossbody by Windham put Zbyzsko on top
Al Perez pinned Mighty Wilbur at the 4-minute mark
Ron Garvin pinned Rick Steiner in a taped fist match after Kevin Sullivan's interference backfired and Garvin knocked out Steiner with Sullivan's foreign object
The Main Event - 8/21/88: Ricky Morton & Robert Gibson defeated the Sheepherders (w/ Rip Morgan) at 13:10 when Morton pinned Luke Williams with a crossbody off the top
The Main Event - 8/28/88: Jimmy Garvin pinned Kevin Sullivan in a blindfold match
The Main Event - 9/4/88: NWA US Tag Team Champions Bobby Fulton & Tommy Rogers defeated Jim Cornette, Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane in a handicap bunkhouse match
The Main Event - 9/18/88: Steve Williams defeated NWA TV Champion Mike Rotunda via disqualification; Williams originally won the match and title following the Oklahoma Stampede but the decision was changed because Rotunda knocked down the referee moments earlier
The Road Warriors defeated Ivan Koloff & the Russian Assassin in a scaffold match in under 5 minutes
Dusty Rhodes, Lex Luger, Sting, Nikita Koloff, & Paul Ellering defeated NWA World Champion Ric Flair, NWA US Champion Barry Windham, JJ Dillon, NWA Tag Team Champions Arn Anderson & Tully Blanchard in Wargames when Dillon submitted to Luger's Torture Rack

 

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On 10/24/2019 at 3:26 PM, Al said:

My head hurts thinking of the engineering logistics of running a Wargames match and a scaffold match on the same card.

Oh thank god it wasn't just me then. I've watched the first match and the wargames cage is above the scaffold for the scaffold match and the order shows the two matches back to back. I wondered how it would work.

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I assume they disassemble the scaffold after that match like they did at (I think) Starrcade ‘87. But it feels unnecessary.

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For Thursday October 31, 2019

WWF Superstars Taping Dark Match 10/31/1989 – Rowdy and Ravishing [Duration: 00:11:48]
“Rowdy” Roddy Piper looks to show Rick Rude just how ravishing he can be when they face off in this rarely seen contest from Halloween 1989. 

WWF Superstars Taping Dark Match 10/31/1989 – A Savage Halloween [Duration: 00:14:08]
On Halloween night 1989, “Macho King” Randy Savage, accompanied by Sensational Queen Sherri, battles “Hacksaw” Jim Duggan.

***** THESE WERE ACTUALLY TAPED ON November 1, 1989 in Wichita KS.  They have the wrong date on both*****

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1 hour ago, paul sosnowski said:

***** THESE WERE ACTUALLY TAPED ON November 1, 1989 in Wichita KS.  They have the wrong date on both*****

This made me laugh.

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For Thursday November 7, 2019===  ALL 100% NEW FOOTAGE!!!!

Georgia Championship Wrestling 11/06/1983 – At The Omni after The Last Battle of Atlanta [Duration: 01:33:33]

Tommy Rich battles Ted DiBiase, Buzz Sawyer clashes with Abdullah the Butcher, and more as GCW returns to the site of The Last Battle of Atlanta at the Omni Coliseum.

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Chief Joe Lightfoot vs Brad Armstrong

National Television Championship: Jake “The Snake” Roberts (w/ Paul Ellering) vs Ron Garvin ©

The Great Kabuki (w/ Gary Hart) vs Jimmy Valiant

Abdullah the Butcher (w/ Gary Hart) vs Buzz Sawyer

National Tag Team Championship: Dusty Rhodes and Brett Sawyer vs The Road Warriors © (w/ Paul Ellering)

Ted Dibiase (Substitute for NWA World Champ Harley Race) vs Tommy Rich

 

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On 10/31/2019 at 1:51 PM, paul sosnowski said:

For Thursday October 31, 2019

WWF Superstars Taping Dark Match 10/31/1989 – Rowdy and Ravishing [Duration: 00:11:48]
“Rowdy” Roddy Piper looks to show Rick Rude just how ravishing he can be when they face off in this rarely seen contest from Halloween 1989. 

WWF Superstars Taping Dark Match 10/31/1989 – A Savage Halloween [Duration: 00:14:08]
On Halloween night 1989, “Macho King” Randy Savage, accompanied by Sensational Queen Sherri, battles “Hacksaw” Jim Duggan.

***** THESE WERE ACTUALLY TAPED ON November 1, 1989 in Wichita KS.  They have the wrong date on both*****

Isn't there some weird bug where a large part of their archive is one day off? Like enough that there must have been a consistent error when they were digitising and tagging stuff.

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Just now, JNLister said:

Isn't there some weird bug where a large part of their archive is one day off? Like enough that there must have been a consistent error when they were digitising and tagging stuff.

A heavy chunk of the Mid-Atlantic Championship Wrestling (mid '84 to the end) that they've got up is also incorrectly dated, that's a week out.

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Is it no longer possible to see all of the Hidden Gems by year? The Hidden Gems section has several categories with 12-15 videos each but all of the Hidden Gems don't seem to be represented. 

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