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1982 Highlights

18 Jan 1982 | goto
Lawler-Mantell Feud Starts
Dutch Mantell and Jerry Lawler, both fan favorites, started a feud that would run thru March.

 

05 Apr 1982 | goto
Lawler-Kaufman
Jerry Lawler and Andy Kaufman's first match happened on this card and the fallout was large.

 

31 May 1982 | goto
Kimala!
After a few weeks of build ups, Kimala arrived in Memphis. The brainchild of Jerry Jarrett, Kimala would reign for the entire summer as the Southern heavyweight champion.

 

16 Aug 1982 | goto
Strange Days
Kendo Nagasaki and Kimala, along with manager JJ Dillon, lost to the team of Jerry Lawler and Bill Dundee and their manager, for one week only, Jimmy Hart.

 

04 Oct 1982 | goto
Jim Cornette Debuts
Jim Cornette debuted on this card.

 

11 Oct 1982 | goto
The Fabulous Ones
Steve Keirn and Stan Lane, Jackie Fargo's Fabulous Ones, debuted on this card and were as popular as any team had ever been in the promotion.

 

08 Nov 1982 | goto
Lawler Downs Bockwinkel
After losing his Southernt title to Nick Bockwinkel a month earlier, Jerry Lawler was finally able to pin Nick in the middle of the ring and get his belt back.

 

27 Dec 1982 | goto
Lawler Leaves With World Title
Jerry Lawler got the pin on Nick Bockwinkel in the AWA World title match and left the ring with the belt. The decision ended up being thrown out and the belt held up.

 

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