You probably associate Austin Idol with his famous matches and angles in Memphis or the Fuller's Continental territory. Before he made history, Idol had a very brief run in Portland in the summer of 1978.
The northwest was only the second territory for Idol. The wrestler himself had been around earlier as "Iron" Mike McCord. On this episode of The Portland Wrestlecast, Idol talks about the changes that led to the creation of his new Idol persona, his first stop in Dallas, and what brought him to work for Don Owen.
After that, Idol details the issues with Dutch Savage and Elton Owen that caused him to abruptly quit the territory after a few weeks and how it was a blessing in disguise. We also catch up on all of Idol's current projects including NWA Powerrr, the Universal Wrestling College, and the upcoming RetroMania wrestling video game.