This Day In Wrestling History- November 28th

Nov 28, 2014 - by staff


In 1985, NWA Starrcade was promoted by JCP under the NWA banner. It was held simultaneously in 2 arenas:

In Greensboro, North Carolina:

– Krusher Kruschev defeated Sam Houston to win the vacant NWA Mid-Atlantic Title
– Buddy Landel defeated Terry Taylor to win the NWA National Title
– Magnum TA defeats Tully Blanchard in an I Quit Cage Match to win the NWA United States Title
– The Rock n Roll Express (Ricky Morton & Robert Gibson) defeat Ivan & Nikita Koloff in a Cage Match to win the NWA World Tag Team Titles

In Atlanta, Georgia:

– Manny Fernandez defeated Abdullah The Butcher in a Mexican Death Match
– The Minnesota Wrecking Crew (Ole & Arn Anderson) defeated Wahoo McDaniel & Billy Jack Haynes to retain the NWA National Tag Team Titles
– Jimmy Valiant & Miss Atlanta Lively defeat The Midnight Express (Bobby Eaton & Dennis Condrey) in an Atlanta Street Fight
– Dusty Rhodes defeated Ric Flair to win the NWA World Title. However, the decision was later reversed and the belt given back to Flair

Title Changes

1969 – Karl Karlsson & Tarzan Baxter defeated The Medics (1 & 2) to win the TSW United States Tag Team Titles

1976 – Blackjack Mulligan defeated Paul Jones to win the NWA Mid-Atlantic United States Title. This change is unrecognized by current WWE Title Histories

1983 – Super Destroyer 1 defeated Johnny Mantell to win the WCCW Television Title

1985 – Magnum TA defeated Tully Blanchard to win the NWA United States Title

1985 – The Dynamic Duo (Gino Hernandez & Chris Adams) defeated The Von Erichs (Kerry & Kevin) to win the vacant WCCW American Tag Team Titles

1995 – Tasha Simone was awarded the reactivated USWA Women’s Title


Happy birthday to one-time NWA World Champion Brent Albright (36), indy tag team star Joel Maximo (35), current WWE Diva Summer Rae (31), & 3-time World Tag Team Champion & current NWA champ Rob Conway (42)

Also, today would have been the birthday of WWE Hall of Famer ‘The Big Cat’ Ernie Ladd (76)

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