ON THIS DATE (SEPTEMBER 18) MANY YEARS AGO …

Posted September 18th, 2013 by 1Wrestling News Team

Forty-three years ago today on this date: Nelson Royal and Paul Jones defeated Bronko Lubich and Chris Markoff in Charleston, S.C.

Twenty-nine years ago today on this date: Bob Roop defeated Ole Anderson in a Taped Fists match in Macon, Ga.

Thirty-six years ago today on this date: Mr. Wrestling (Tim Woods) defeated The Great Malenko in a Russian chain match in Savannah, Ga.

Thirty-two years ago today on this date: Tully Blanchard and Gino Hernandez defeated Mil Mascaras and Manny Fernandez in Houston, Texas.

Nineteen years ago today on this date: Hacksaw Jim Duggan defeated Steve Austin for the U.S. heavyweight title in Roanoke, Va.

Eight years ago today on this date: Ric Flair defeated Carlito to win the Iintercontinental title in Oklahoma City, Okla.

Forty-three years ago today on this date: Wahoo McDaniel defeated Johnny Valentine in Houston, Texas.

Thirty-one years ago today on this date: Paul Jones and Greg Valentine defeated Jack and Jerry Brisco in Greensboro, N.C.

Fifty-one years ago today on this date: Don Curtis and Joe Scarpa defeated Rip Hawk and Ike Eakins via DQ in Raleigh, N.C.

Twenty-one years ago today on this date: Steve Austin defeated Ricky Steamboat in Baltimore, Md.

Twenty-nine years ago today on this date: Ric Flair and Dusty Rhodes fought to a No Contest with Wahoo McDaniel and Tully Blanchard in Raleigh, N.C.

Mike Mooneyham’s new book, “Mid-Atlantic Wrestling Memories,” is available through NWALegends.com or CrowbarPress.com. Mike can be reached at mooneyham@postandcourier.com, or follow him on Twitter at @ByMike Mooneyham and on Facebook at Facebook.com/MikeMooneyham.

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