• ON THIS DAY IN NWA HISTORY (December 14, 1985) – NWA World Wide Wrestling
On this day in 1985, Jim Crockett Promotions aired an episode of their weekly TV show ‘NWA World Wide Wrestling’.
This episode featured pre-taped matches, interviews & storyline segments featuring the 1985 NWA Wrestling Superstars.
The card can be found below:
Interview: Magnum T.A.
Rock n Roll Express vs. The Jeffers
Interview: Dusty Rhodes
Tully Blanchard vs. Vernon Deaton
Ivan & Nikita Koloff vs. Pat Tanaka & George South
Interview: Paul Jones w/ Barbarian & Abdullah
The Barbarian & Abdullah The Butcher vs. Ricky Reeves & Stoney Burke
Interview: Manny Fernandez
Interview: Ivan & Nikita
Magnum T.A. vs. Mark Fleming
Interview: America’s Team
The Minnesota Wrecking Crew vs. Denny Brown & Ron Rossi
• BREAKING NEWS: Former WWF & WCW Wrestler Passes Away
We are saddened to announce that former WWF & WCW wrestler Moondog Rex (real name: Randy Colley) has passed away. He was 69 years old.
Moondog wrestled in the World Wrestling Federation from 1981 till 1987 and later joined WCW in 1990 and left in 1991.
He was also the original Smash in Demolition, before being replaced by Barry Darsow.
Below is what Memphis Wrestling tweeted about this:
“Randy Colley, Moondog Rex, as well as the original Demolition Smash has passed away. Thank you for the matches & the memories, sir.. Rest in peace, Randy.”
Randy Colley, Moondog Rex, as well as the original Demolition Smash has passed away. Thank you for the matches & the memories, sir.. Rest in peace, Randy
— Memphis Wrestling (@MemphisRasslin) December 15, 2019
He held many titles during his 25 year wrestling career, including the WWF Tag Team Championship.
R.I.P Moondog Rex
(May 2, 1950 – December 14, 2019)