• Dustin Rhodes’ Mother Passes Away
We are saddened to report that the mother of WWF Veteran and current AEW Superstar Dustin Rhodes (fka Goldust) has passed away.
Below is what Dustin tweeted:
“I am very sad to say that I lost my Momma today. She was an incredibly strong mother who was loving and resilient to her dying day.
She taught me everything, and I am the man I am today because of her.
I am so saddened but so happy she is no longer in pain.❤️ Rest in Heaven.”
I am very sad to say that I lost my Momma today. She was an incredibly strong mother who was loving and resilient to her dying day. She taught me everything, and I am the man I am today because of her. I am so saddened but so happy she is no longer in pain.❤️Rest in Heaven. pic.twitter.com/xXdbURm0Nn
— Dustin Rhodes (@dustinrhodes) January 4, 2023
• ON THIS DAY IN NWA HISTORY (January 4, 1986) – NWA World Championship Wrestling
On this day in 1986, Jim Crockett Promotions aired an episode of their weekly TV show ‘NWA World Championship Wrestling’.
This episode was pre-taped at the WTBS Studios in Atlanta, Georgia and featured matches, interviews & storyline segments featuring the 1986 NWA Wrestling Superstars.
The card can be found below:
– David Crockett & Tony Schiavone announce that Dusty is the new NWA National champion and that Ole Anderson is injured
– Tully Blanchard w/ J.J. Dillon Interview
– Rock n Roll Express vs. Thunder foot & Jim Jeffers
– Tully & J.J. continue their lengthy Interview
– Harley Race vs. Tony Zane
– Ivan Koloff Interview (brings out the 6-man tag trophy)
– Ron Bass vs. Bill Tabb
– Dusty Rhodes (with Baby Doll) Interview
– Ron Garvin vs. Mack Jeffers
– Harley Race Interview
– Road Warriors vs. Josh Stroud, Gene Ligon, & Mark Hawk
– Road Warriors Interview (talk about injuring Ole)
– Manny Fernandez vs. Larry Clark
– Ric Flair Interview
– Arn Anderson vs. Kent Glover
– Ric Flair w/ Arn Anderson interview
– Jimmy Valiant vs. Adrian Bivins
– Another interview w/ Tully & J.J. Dillon
– Jim Cornette Interview
– Dennis Condrey vs. Rocky King
– Magnum T.A. vs. The Barbarian
– Road Warriors Interview
– Jimmy Valliant Interview
– Sam Houston & Nelson Royal vs. Pablo Crenshaw & Don Turner
– Magnum T.A. Interview