Ep. #243: March 21-31, 1986 with Beau James Between The Sheets

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Kris & David are joined by Beau James (@KingofKingsport) to discuss the week-plus that was March 21-31, 1986. We talk about Joe "Nighthawk" Coltrane entering JCP, as well as the major heel turn by Pistol Pez Whatley on Jimmy Valiant, which sparked some of the best promo work of both guys' careers. Beau also tells a great Paul Jones Army story that can't be missed. We also talk about Ric Flair getting Ricky Morton a training bra, the Freebirds raising hell in Montreal of all places, the birth of the Universal Wrestling Federation, Dave Meltzer disparaging Waylon Jennings, Roddy Piper getting really involved in his boxing training for WrestleMania 2, and so much more. And, of course, this week also features one of the greatest segments in Memphis history: Yes, we talk about THE BILL & BUDDY SHOW!!!!!

Timestamps:

0:00:00 Jim Crockett Promotions

2:16:04 Int’l: AJPW, NJPW, International (Montreal), Stampede, Torreon, UWA, & Tijuana

2:49:41 Halftime-ish

2:50:28 USA East: ICW, CWF, CCW, Nick Gulas, & CWA/Memphis

4:39:17 USA West: UWF, Houston, WCCW, TASW, Central States, AWA, PPCW, & Portland

6:07:34 WWF

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Kris & David are joined by Beau James (@KingofKingsport) to discuss the week-plus that was March 21-31, 1986. We talk about Joe "Nighthawk" Coltrane entering JCP, as well as the major heel turn by Pistol Pez Whatley on Jimmy Valiant, which sparked some of the best promo work of both guys' careers. Beau also tells a great Paul Jones Army story that can't be missed. We also talk about Ric Flair getting Ricky Morton a training bra, the Freebirds raising hell in Montreal of all places, the birth of the Universal Wrestling Federation, Dave Meltzer disparaging Waylon Jennings, Roddy Piper getting really involved in his boxing training for WrestleMania 2, and so much more. And, of course, this week also features one of the greatest segments in Memphis history: Yes, we talk about THE BILL & BUDDY SHOW!!!!!

Timestamps:

0:00:00 Jim Crockett Promotions

2:16:04 Int’l: AJPW, NJPW, International (Montreal), Stampede, Torreon, UWA, & Tijuana

2:49:41 Halftime-ish

2:50:28 USA East: ICW, CWF, CCW, Nick Gulas, & CWA/Memphis

4:39:17 USA West: UWF, Houston, WCCW, TASW, Central States, AWA, PPCW, & Portland

6:07:34 WWF

To support the show and get access to exclusive rewards like special members-only monthly themed shows, go to our Patreon page at Patreon.com/BetweenTheSheets ( http://patreon.com/BetweenTheSheets ) and become an ongoing Patron. Becoming a Between the Sheets Patron will also get you exclusive access to not only the monthly themed episode of Between the Sheets, but also access to our new mailbag segment, a Patron-only chat room on Slack, and anything else we do outside of the main shows!

Shop at Amazon via our link ( https://www.amazon.com/?tag=betweenthesheets-20 ) (go here ( https://www.amazon.co.uk/?&_encoding=UTF8&tag=btsheets-21 ) for Amazon UK if you’re in Europe)— Nothing extra comes out of your pocket; for you, it’s the same experience you’d get going to Amazon the usual way.

For the best in both current and classic indie wrestling streaming, make sure to check out IndependentWrestling.tv ( http://independentwrestling.tv/ ) and use coupon code BTSPOD for a free 5 day trial! (You can also go directly to TinyURL.com/IWTVsheets ( http://tinyurl.com/IWTVsheets ) to sign up that way.)

To subscribe, you can find us on iTunes, Google Play, and just about every other podcast app's directory, or you can also paste Feeds.FeedBurner.com/BTSheets ( http://feeds.feedburner.com/BTSheets ) into your favorite podcast app using whatever “add feed manually” option it has.

Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/between-the-sheets/donations

Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands

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