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DragonKingKarl Classic Wrestling Show: 1971 in pro wrestling

Wrestling historian Karl Stern takes a look at 1971 in this continuing chronological look at the history of pro wrestling

Ivan Koloff shocks the world by beating Bruno Sammartino, El Mongol in Georgia, Pedro Morales becomes WWWF Champion, the Funks are tearing up the wrestling world internationally, the tragic death of AWA World Tag Team title holder Hercules Cortez, Antonio Inoki and Giant Baba split, Alberto Torres dies after facing Ox Baker, Fred Blassie battles John Tolos, and the seeds are planted between Ray Gunkle and Buddy Fuller for the Atlanta wrestling war. Lots of stuff to talk about on this episode!

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