> I love the Observer flashbacks and it always brings back the question of Jim Crockett.
> Ric Flair and Arn Anderson suggested that Crockett probably could have survived if they just stuck to being a southern based promotion.
> Isn’t that just wishful thinking and the reason that Crockett went bankrupt because Jim Crockett didn’t understand that the future was cable and pay per view, so that his house show business and buying UWF for time slots on the syndicated programs wasn’t going to keep his business running?
Crockett drew MILLIONS on the two Starrcade shows in the south. He should have been able to coast on that for years. He wouldn’t have been #1, but without the Dallas office and UWF purchase there’s no way he goes under in 88 like he did.