1985


Updated with information about Starrcade 85 at the Superdome

The Gathering

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 28, 1985

GREENSBORO, NC / ATLANTA GA

Greensboro Coliseum / Omni

 

 

 

Ric Flair in the ring at the Omni before his title match with Dusty Rhodes, Thanksgiving night, 1985.

 

 

TV Commerical

 

 

 

Rare bootleg promotional DVD/CD set that circulated in the early 2000s.

 

 

 

RESULTS

Don Kernodle defeated Tommy Lane by pinfall

Denny Brown defeated Rocky King by pinfall to retain the NWA Junior Heavyweight Title

Krusher Khruschev defeated Sam Houston by pinfall to win the vacant Mid-Atlantic Title

Ron Bass defeated Black Bart by pinfall in a bullrope match

James J. Dillon defeated Ron Bass by pinfall in a bullrope match

"The Nature Boy" Buddy Landel defeated Terry Taylor to win the National Title

Magnum T.A. defeated Tully Blanchard in an "I Quit" steel cage match by digging a broken chair leg into Tully's forehead to win the NWA U.S. Title

The Rock-N-Roll Express defeated Ivan & Nikita Koloff by pinfall to win the NWA World Tag Titles

Thunderfoot defeated The Italian Stallion by pinfall

"Pistol" Pez Whatley defeated Mike Graham by pinfall

"The Ragin' Bull" Manny Fernandez defeated Abdullah the Butcher in a pole match

"The Boogie Woogie Man" Jimmy Valiant & Miss Atlanta Lively defeated The Midnight Express (Eaton & Condrey) by pinfall in a street fight match

Billy Graham defeated The Barbarian by DQ in an arm wrestling match

Arn & Ole Anderson defeated Wahoo McDaniel & Billy Jack Haynes by pinfall

"The American Dream" Dusty Rhodes defeated "The Nature Boy" Ric Flair by DQ in an NWA World Title match

 

The Mid-South Wrestling Connection:

Mid-South Wrestling presented the closed circuit broadcast of Starrcade 85 at the Superdome in New Orleans along with some of their big main events at the time.

 

Mid-South main events live in the Superdome:

Jake "The Snake" Roberts vs. Humongous with Sir Oliver Humperdink

The Hacksaws: Butch Reed & Jim Duggan vs. Dick Slater and Buzz Sawyer

 


Jim Crockett Promotions magazine report.

Notice how they incorrectly report that Dusty won the NWA title.

 


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Official Program Cover

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