The SmarK Rant for WWE Network Hidden Gems–AWA TEAM CHALLENGE SERIES!

The SmarK Rant for WWE Network Hidden Gems – AWA Team Challenge Series!

No word of a lie, I almost feel like my entire career has been merely a series of incidental occurrences, all building up to this moment. I feel like Ultimate Warrior running down to the ring at Summerslam 88, so excited to destroy his hapless opponent that he doesn’t even know where to begin.

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The SmarK Rant for AWA WrestleRock ‘86 (04.20.86)

The SmarK Rant for AWA WrestleRock ’86 (04.20.86)

Not to be confused with Rock N’ Wrestling. Not that ANYONE would. Just in case you might be confused…

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y1CRatikdWg

Live from Minneapolis, MN, drawing 22,000 to the Metrodome. I mean, reasonably impressive for the AWA, but that stadium was looking SPARSE on the wide shots. Maybe just doing an arena show would have been a better idea? By the end of the show the camera side was filling up pretty good, so they probably managed to paper the shit out of it. I can’t remember the details from that issue of the Observer or even if Dave reviewed the show.

Oddly, I’ve never done this show, and someone e-mailed asking for it, so why not?

Your host is Rod Trongaard, who could REALLY use a color man.

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