D I R E C T O R Y
• Various Action Shots
• Spotlight: Flair vs. Sting
Spotlight: Tag Team War
Ric & Arn vs. Dusty & Nikita
Spotlight: Washington D.C. September 1988
Spotlight: Flair vs. Murdoch
• Magnum T.A. and Don Kernodle vs. The
• Clash of
Ole Anderson vs. Arn Anderson
Spotlight: Greensboro Cage
War! Horsemen vs. Super Powers - Sept. 1987
All Photographs Copyright © Robert
Riddick Jr. Used with permission. All rights reserved.
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World Six Man Tag Team champs The Road
Warriors and Dusty Rhodes, one of my favorite photographs
by Norfolk-area photographer Robert Riddick, Jr.
Rob was a ringside photographer from
1984 until 1990. He shot for Starlog Groups series of wrestling
magazines which included Wrestling Scene, Wrestling All Stars,
Superstar Wrestlers (one of Rob's cover shots seen at left), TV Wrestlers, and Ringside Wrestling among
them. He also worked for Wrestling's Main Event magazine for a few
years as well.
A longtime wrestling fan, Rob began
attending matches and taking pictures as a 10-year old kid every
Thursday night at the Norfolk Scope. At the age 16, he introduced
himself to George Napolitano and asked about going to work for him
as a photographer. Napolitano sampled his work and then introduced
him to local promoters Carl and Elliot Murnick where he was given
ringside access, and an exciting young career as a magazine
photographer began. Soon he was travelling to Greensboro and
Baltimore, and writing articles for the magazines as well.
Rob has been kind enough to allow us to
present some of his work here on the Mid-Atlantic Gateway. The
gallery will feature photos from Jim Crockett Promotions 1984-1988
and Ted Turner's WCW in 1989.
Our heartfelt condolences to the family and friends of our good
friend Rob Riddick who passed away Sunday morning 12/22 at the age
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