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DragonKingKarl Classic Wrestling Show: The start of 1981 in pro wrestling


We enter 1981 by looking at the Omni in Atlanta, Andre the Giant, Barry Windham, All Japan Pro Wrestling, the Sgt. Slaughter and Bob Backlund feud, AWA, Jerry Lawler back on top in Memphis, Harley Race battles Ric Flair in the Mid-Atlantic area, Los Angeles is on its last leg, the original Midnight Express win a title, and much more! Join wrestling historian Karl Stern for a detailed look back at January 1981.

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