The SmarK Rant for Mid-Atlantic Championship Wrestling–01.04.86

The SmarK Rant for Mid-Atlantic Championship Wrestling – 01.04.86

Yeah, so they just dumped a shitload more Mid-Atlantic onto the Network, 43 episodes in total, and now I can jump to the year that’s more in my wheelhouse: 1986. For context’s sake, we’re well past the point when Crockett’s crew has taken over TBS from Vince again after Black Saturday, and this is quickly going to become the lame duck show after World Championship Wrestling and Worldwide Wrestling.

Seriously though, why no Worldwide?

And for our cold open, we’ve got Don Kernodle putting a headlock on Dennis Condrey in a singles match! THAT’S GOOD SHIT!

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The SmarK Rant for Mid-Atlantic Championship Wrestling–01.05.85

The SmarK Rant for Mid-Atlantic Championship Wrestling- 01.05.85

So I wanted to go back to Mid-Atlantic, but the tag team tournament was boring the pants off me, so let’s jump ahead to the era we’re all more familiar with, starting in early 1985!

We’re now in an arena instead of the studio shows from the earlier run.

Your hosts are Bob Caudle & Johnny Weaver

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The SmarK Rant for Mid-Atlantic Championship Wrestling–01.02.82

The SmarK Rant for Mid-Atlantic Championship Wrestling – 01.02.82

Taped from Charlotte, NC

Your hosts are Bob Caudle & David Crockett. David talks about how much they value the opinions of the fans and appreciate them watching and telling them what they want to see. What the hell kind of attitude is that? How can you run a successful promotion without telling the idiot marks what they want to see and then screwing them out of what they ask for?

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