In previous articles here on 1Wrestling.com, I’ve tried my able best to describe in detail just how much I wish I’d been able to be a part of the territory days of pro wrestling. Without treading on old ground once again, it’s worth stating that I am routinely fascinated when reading or looking back to old clips, seeing things we now take for granted as original ideas come to life. For example, would the flamboyant gimmicks we have grown so accustomed to be as prevalent (or even exist) were it not for the character and antics of one “Gorgeous” George Wagner? Would we have seen even half of the current roster of WWE and TNA referees honing their own unique characters and even taking bumps if Tommy Young hadn’t paved the way for interaction with the wrestlers, such as Ric Flair?
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