Chip Kessler and Les Thatcher call the action, which is still from the Jellico High School tapings.
Chip Kessler and Les Thatcher are in the booth and they are concluding the tapings in Sevierville, Tennessee.
The closing moments of the Buddy Landel-Brad Armstrong SMW Championship match in Barbourville, Kentucky are shown. Timekeeper Kenny Rison, referee Mark Curtis, and Tracy Smothers recap the crazy endings of Jim Cornette ringing the bell prematurely to keep Armstrong from winning, Landel using a foreign object to get a pin until Tracy Smothers got Curtis to restart it, and Armstrong pinning Landel after a side Russian leg sweep. Cornette and Landel are incensed about Armstrong having the SMW title, and Landel calls Armstrong a thief while Cornette hilariously punches a wall and hurts himself. Armstrong says the belt is his because possession is nine-tenths of the law. Commissioner Bob Armstrong says the situation is a mess, so he declares the SMW Championship vacant until Landel and Armstrong meet again for the title in Knoxville.
Chip Kessler and Les Thatcher are handling the broadcasting duties and they are taped from Sevierville, Tennessee.
Thatcher interviews Commissioner Bob Armstrong and Armstrong’s Avenger. Armstrong says he has faith in the Avenger against SMW Champion Buddy Landel. He promises a surprise.
Like Volunteer Slam IV, footage of this show comes from a fan cam. It took place on Saturday, May 20 at the Grady Cole Center in Charlotte, North Carolina. According to prowrestlinghistory.com, the show drew a paltry 200 fans.
This show was provided via fan cam footage. It took place on Friday, May 19 in Knoxville, Tennessee at the Civic Coliseum and, according to prowrestlinghistory.com, drew a disappointing crowd of 1,550, with a gate of $10,000.
Chip Kessler and Les Thatcher do commentary, with the show still originating from Warrensville, North Carolina.
Thatcher interviews the Gangstas, D’Lo Brown, and Killer Kyle. New Jack runs down all the forces that have been brought to Smoky Mountain to take them down. He says he looks forward to Jim Cornette losing $50,000 when the Gangstas beat Bob Armstrong and Terry Funk at Volunteer Slam.
Chip Kessler and Les Thatcher are doing commentary and they are still taped from Warrensville, North Carolina.
Chip Kessler and Les Thatcher call the action and they are still in Warrensville, North Carolina.
Chip Kessler and Les Thornton are doing play-by-play duties, with this being Kessler’s first broadcast in that role. Thatcher tells fans that Jim Ross is no longer handling television due to his growing WWF responsibilities. They kick off a new round of tapings from Warrensville, North Carolina that took place at Northwest Ashe High School. According to prowrestlinghistory.com, the tapings on April 13 drew 350 fans.
Chip Kessler tells the audience that today’s broadcast will recap the events of the Bluegrass Brawl where fans were turned away in Pikeville, Kentucky.
Jim Ross and Les Thatcher are in the booth and they are concluding the television tapings in Council, Virginia. Tonight is the big Fright Night card in Johnson City, Tennessee, so Ross spends a lot of the match hyping it.
Jim Ross and Les Thatcher are doing commentary and they are still in Council, Virginia.
Jim Ross and Les Thatcher are in the booth and they are taped from Council, Virginia.
Jim Ross and Les Thatcher are tasked with commentary and they are kicking off a new set of tapings in Council, Virginia. According to prowrestlinghistory.com, the shows in this new round of tapings were held on March 6 and drew 425 fans.
SMOKY MOUNTAIN WRESTLING TV – OCTOBER 3RD, 1992
– Last week on SMW TV… The Dirty White Boy finally had enough of Tim Horner, attacking him from behind and stringing him up from the top rope, Paul Orndorff failed to cash-in on the $10,000 bounty over Brian Lee’s head, The Stud Stable accused The Rock ‘n’ Roll Express of being drug addicts like Guns ‘n’ Roses, Ronnie Garvin is still upset over his towel being destroyed, and the Mystery Man behind the bounty on Lee’s head has offered to meet him in the ring at an unspecified date.
SMOKY MOUNTAIN WRESTLING TV – SEPTEMBER 19TH, 1992
– Last week on SMW TV… The Dirty White Boy defended his SMW Heavyweight Title against “top contender” Newton Steffey, but it was revealed as a sham when the name he pulled was really Tim Horner’s… The Rock ‘n’ Roll Express assisted Dixie Dy-No-Mite and Danny Davis in upsetting The Stud Stable and have been granted a random title opportunity from Jim Cornette himself. If you don’t smell something fishy, I don’t know what to tell you… Someone is still out for Brian Lee’s blood, having sent a 2nd letter to Commissioner Bob Armstrong… Paul Orndorff and Ronne Garvin still hate each other, nothing is resolved, lather, rinse, repeat.
SMOKY MOUNTAIN WRESTLING TV – August 15th, 1992
– Last time on SMW TV, we covered the “Fire on the Mountain” Super Card that took place on August 8th, 1992 from the Freedom Hall Civic Center in Johnson City, TN. It’s been a while since we’ve covered some Smoky Mountain Wrestling. In the last recap I published, I noted there might be a delay in the follow-up episodes due to Hurricane Irma, and yes, for a couple of weeks, I did lose electricity, and doing recaps was the furthest from my mind. At the same time, I found out my fiancée and I were expecting our first child together, and suddenly my time to watch wrestling has dwindled. I continued to do projects elsewhere, but the coverage of SMW went quiet… until now. Due to unpopular demand, we shall pick up where we left off, almost 16 months ago, as we cover the fallout from Fire on the Mountain. Hopefully another natural disaster doesn’t interfere with things.
SMOKY MOUNTAIN WRESTLING TV – April 25th, 1992
– Last week on SMW TV… The Field of Eight for the Volunteer Slam’s Championship Tournament has been confirmed: Brian Lee, Tim Horner, Robert Gibson, Dixie Dy-No-Mite, Dirty White Boy, Jimmy Golden, Paul Orndorff, and Buddy Landel… The relationship between Dutch Mantel and Carl Stiles appears to be over… Bob Armstrong has fined Orndorff $2,500 for his piledriver parade, but that’s just a drop in the bucket for Mr. Wonderful… Buddy Landel made his in-ring debut and miraculously didn’t pull a no-show…