Vol. 11: Championship Wrestling From Florida

Legendary announcer Gordon Solie hosting a 1970’s edition of Championship Wrestling From Florida

It is one of the most infamous territories in all of wrestling history. From the 1960s into the mid-1980s, Eddie Graham’s Championship Wrestling From Florida was a beacon of wrestling talent.

Seth and Crazy Train are joined by a special guest, former NWA World Tag Team Champion Chris Nelson to discuss the legendary promotion.

Hear some of the names on the laundry list of alumni who all made their names in Florida before achieving legendary status on international levels. Gordon Solie, Jake Roberts, The Brisco Brothers, Hulk Hogan, Blackjack Mulligan, and many more are among those names.

Also talked about is arguably the most definitive angle in the company’s history, the babyface turn of “The American Dream” Dusty Rhodes. Yes, Dusty was a heel for years before becoming The Dream we all loved.

In the final segment, Nelson talks the tragedy of the final year of the promotion, which was the fallout of Eddie Graham’s passing. Plus other memorable angles from the promotion’s history.

If you want to check out a TON of Championship Wrestling From Florida, check out the CWF Video Archives YouTube Page! Tell ’em Classic Wrestling Memories sent you…

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