American Wrestling Trivia

Jim Crockett Promotions 1985


Great American Bash 1985

1985-07-06, Charlotte Baseball Stadium, Charlotte, North Carolina, USA
  1. "Cowboy" Ron Bass def. "Nature Boy" Buddy Landell
  2. Manny Fernandez, Buzz Tyler & Sam Houston def. The Barbarian, Abdullah the Busher & "Superstar" Billy Graham
  3. Dog Collar Match: "Boogie-Woogie Man" Jimmy Valiant def. Paul Jones
  4. NWA U.S Heavyweight championship: Magnum T.A (ch) def. Kamala (dq)
  5. Tag team championship: Road Warriors (AWA tag champs) vs. Ivan Koloff & Krusher Kruschev (NWA tag champs) (2xDQ)
  6. NWA World Heavyweight championship: "Nature Boy" Ric Flair (ch) def. Nikita Koloff
  7. NWA World TV championship: "American Dream" Dusty Rhodes def. Tully Blanchard (ch)
  8. National tagteam championship: Ole & Arn Anderson def. Buzz Sawyer & Dick Slater

Starrcade 1985 - The Gathering

1985-11-28, The Omni, Atlanta, Georgia & Greensboro Coliseum, Greensboro, North Carolina, USA

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[O] marks matches held at The Omni, [G] marks matches held at Greensboro.

  1. [G] NWA Mid-Atlantic championship: Khrusher Khrushchev def. Sam Houston
    Khrushchev wins the vacant title by pinfall.
  2. [O] Mexican death match: "Ragin' Bull" Manny Fernandez def. Abdullah the Butcher [w/Paul Jones]
    No disqualification, no count-out; Fernandez won the match by climbing a pole to retrieve Fernandez' sombrero that was suspended outside the ring.
  3. [G] Texas bull rope match: "Cowboy" Ron Bass def. Black Bart [w/J. J. Dillon]
    Stipulation: If Bass wins, he gets an additional five-minute Texas bull rope match against J. J. Dillon.
  4. [G] Texas bull rope match: J. J. Dillon def. Ron Bass
    Dillon wins by pinfall after interference from Black Bart.
  5. [O] Arm wrestling challenge: "Superstar" Billy Graham def. The Barbarian [w/Paul Jones] (DQ)
    The winner received $10,000. Barbarian had his right hand in a cast, so they used their left hand. Barbarian was disqualified when Paul Jones interfered.
  6. [O] Grudge match: "Superstar" Billy Graham def. The Barbarian (DQ)
    The impromptu match started immediately following the arm wrestling match. Again Barbarian was disqualified when his manager interfered.
  7. [G] NWA national heavyweight championship: "Nature Boy" Buddy Landell [w/J. J. Dillon] def. Terry Taylor (ch)
    Buddy Landell scores a pinfall victory and wins the title.
  8. [O] NWA national tag team championship: Minnesota Wrecking Crew (Ole & Arn Anderson (ch)) def. Billy Jack Haynes & Wahoo McDaniel (U.S. tag team champions)
    Haynes & McDaniel were NWA US tag team champions at the time, but these titles were not up for grabs. Arn pinned McDaniels, with help from Ole, to retain the titles.
  9. [G] NWA U.S. heavyweight championship ("I quit", cage match): Magnum T.A. def. Tully Blanchard (ch) [w/Baby Doll]
    Magnum wins the title when Blanchard says "I quit".
  10. [O] Atlanta street fight: "Boogie Woogie Man" Jimmy Valiant & "Miss Atlanta Lively" (Ron Garvin) [w/Big Mama] def. Midnight Express [w/Jim Cornette]
    Lively covered Dennis Condrey for the victory, and went on to attack Cronette.
  11. [G] NWA world tag team championship (no time limit, no dq, cage match): Rock'n'Roll Express [w/Don Kernodle] def. Ivan & Nikita Koloff (ch) [w/Khrusher]
    Ricky Morton pins Ivan for to win the titles.
  12. [O] NWA world heavyweight championship: "Nature Boy" Ric Flair (ch) def. "American Dream" Dusty Rhodes (DQ)
    Rhodes wins the match by pinfall, counted by a replacement referee. The decision was reversed later by the original referee on the 1985-12-07 edition of World Championship Wresting, where Rhodes disqualified in what was to become known as the original "Dusty finish".
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