ON THIS DATE — OCTOBER 15 — MANY YEARS AGO …

Posted October 15th, 2013 by 1Wrestling News Team

Oct. 15

Thirty-five years ago today on this date: Ric Flair fought to a draw with Ricky
Steamboat in Roanoke, Va.

Twenty-nine years ago today on this date: Manny Fernandez defeated Ivan Koloff
in Fayetteville, N.C.

Twenty-five years ago today on this date: Jeff Jarrett defeated Eric Embry to
win the World Class light heavyweight title in Dallas, Texas.

Fifteen years ago today on this date: X-Pac defeated D’Lo Brown for the WWF
European heavyweight title in Chicago, Ill.

Twenty-seven years ago today on this date: Wahoo McDaniel and Ricky Morton
defeated Arn and Ole Anderson in Grand Rapids, Mich.

Sixty-two years ago today on this date: Mae Young defeated Cora Combs to win the
Florida women’s title in Tampa.

Forty-eight years ago today on this date: Dory Funk Jr. and Ricky Romero beat
The Sheik and Don McClarity in Albuquerque, N.M.

Forty-two years ago today on this date: George Becker and Johnny Weaver defeated
Rip Hawk and Swede Hanson in Charleston, S.C.

Thirty-four years ago today on this date: Jerry Lawler defeated Bill Dundee to
win the Southern heavyweight title in Memphis, Tenn..

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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