• Top AEW Wrestler’s Finisher Name Still Banned In WWE
WWE has banned some moves from being used on their programming, while some are allowed to be used, but aren’t referred to by their common names.
One of those moves is the “Codebreaker”, a Double Knee Facebreaker made famous by AEW’s Chris Jericho after his return to WWE in 2007.
The latest edition of the Wrestling Observer Newsletter noted that commentators aren’t allowed to call it the “Codebreaker”, although wrestlers like RAW Women’s Champion Asuka and Ricochet still use it on TV.
Jericho doesn’t use the move as his finisher in AEW anymore, as he now puts an end to his opponents using “The Judas Effect”.
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• On This Day In Pro Wrestling History (November 28, 1985) – NWA Starrcade 1985: The Gathering
On this day in Pro Wrestling history on November 28, 1985, Jim Crockett Promotions aired ‘NWA Starrcade 1985: The Gathering’ LIVE on closed-circuit television from the Greensboro Coliseum in Greensboro, North Carolina, and The Omni in Atlanta, Georgia.
This was the 3rd out of 18 annual ‘Starrcade’ events that aired between 1983 and 2000.
The first 5 Starrcades (1983-1987) were promoted by Jim Crockett Promotions, while Ted Turner’s World Championship Wrestling (who bought JCP in 1988) promoted all the ones that followed (1988-2000).
The results were:
Vacant NWA Mid-Atlantic Heavyweight Championship: Krusher Khruschev defeated Sam Houston
Texas Bullrope: Ron Bass defeated Black Bart
Texas Bullrope: James J. Dillon defeated Ron Bass
NWA National Heavyweight Championship: Buddy Landel defeated Terry Taylor (c)
“I Quit” Steel Cage – NWA United States Heavyweight Championship: Magnum T.A. defeated Tully Blanchard (c)
Steel cage – NWA World Tag Team Championship: The Rock ‘n’ Roll Express defeated Ivan Koloff & Nikita Koloff (c)
Mexican Death match: Manny Fernandez defeated Abdullah the Butcher
Arm wrestling: Superstar Billy Graham defeated The Barbarian by DQ
Superstar Billy Graham defeated The Barbarian via DQ
NWA National Tag Team Championship: The Minnesota Wrecking Crew (c) defeated Wahoo McDaniel & Billy Jack Haynes
Atlanta Street Fight: Jimmy Valiant & Miss Atlanta Lively defeated The Midnight Express
NWA World Heavyweight Championship: Dusty Rhodes defeated Ric Flair (c)