ON THIS DATE (SEPTEMBER 25) MANY YEARS AGO …

Posted September 25th, 2013 by 1Wrestling News Team

wenty-six years ago today on this date: Ronnie Garvin defeated Ric Flair to win the NWA world title in a steel cage match in Detroit, Mich.

Sixty years ago today on this date: Buddy Rogers defeated Big Bill Miller in Columbus, Ohio.

Forty-two years ago today on this date: Harley Race fought to a draw with Dory Funk Jr. in Waterloo, Iowa.

Forty years ago today on this date: The Missouri Mauler (Larry “Rocky” Hamilton) defeated Ray Candy to win the Georgia heavyweight title in Atlanta.

Forty-nine years ago today on this date: The Medics defeated Mario Galento and Joe Scarpa in Atlanta, Ga.

Thirty-two years ago today on this date: Ken Patera defeated Manny Fernandez to win the Texas Brass Knuckles title in Houston.

Forty-three years ago today on this date: Johnny Weaver, Terry Kay and Alberto Torres defeated Bronko Lubich, Chris Markoff and George Harris  in Charleston, S.C.

Thirty-five years ago today on this date: Thunderbolt Patterson defeated Angelo Mosca to win the Georgia heavyweight title in Augusta.

Thirty-four years ago today on this date: Andre The Giant and Chief Jay Strongbow defeated Jimmy and Jerry Valiant in Portland, Maine.

Forty-three years ago today on this date: Bobby Shane and Doug Gilbert defeated The Assassins to win the Georgia tag-team title in Atlanta.

Forty years ago today on this date: Dusty Rhodes and Buddy Colt defeated Thunderbolt Patterson and Paul Jones in Tampa, Fla.

Forty years ago today on this date: Jerry Brisco and Rufus R. Jones fought to a No Contest with Rip Hawk and Bobby Shane in Columbia, S.C.

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