Boogie, Angel, Big Dog & Jamie welcomed 'Nature Boy' Buddy Landel to the program this week. The phone lines seemed to be jammed even more than usual & the questions for Landel just kept coming. If you tuned into the show this week you were treated to great stories from Buddy about such varied topics as pitching a song to Bobby Bare, taking over Memphis Wrestling television w/the Bill & Buddy Show, perfecting his corkscrew elbow drop finisher, wrestling Ric Flair, how his faith in Jesus provided his greatest wrestling memory, his reasons for moving to Virginia, how his wife helped him in his wrestling career & so much more. There was even an unexpected surprise as a fellow NWA wrestling star & former tag team champion called in to chat w/Boogie & Buddy. This one is sure to go down in Main Event Thursday history as a classic! Angel informed us of Boogie's upcoming appearances including next week's big NWA Wrestling Legends Fanfest in Charlotte, NC. With Boogie at the big Legends event next week, the program for this coming Thursday, August 5th will feature an encore presentation of the Cowboy Bob Orton show. If you didn't catch that particular installment the first time around, this is your chance to hear what you missed. If you heard it before, I know you will definately want to tune in again to hear it one more time. Main Event Thursday returns live in two weeks on August 12th with special guest 'The Perfect 10' Baby Doll! Be sure to call 1-888-639-4900 on Thursday the 12th of August to be a part of the show & ask Baby Doll a question!
In the seventies, Indiana's World Wrestling Association featured such legendary wrestling talents as Dick the Bruiser, Wilbur Snyder, Crusher, Moose Cholak, Baron Von Raschke, The Valiant Brothers & their manager Major Duke George. This week's Main Event Thursday show featured a special WWA reunion as Handsome Jimmy reunited w/his former manager, Major Duke George, to discuss wrestling past, present & future w/Angel, Big Dog, Jamie & the listening audience. George answered calls & e-mails about such topics as leading the Valiant Brothers to the WWA World Tag Titles, treating the up & coming wrestlers w/respect, what he enjoyed most about his time w/the Valiants, why he drank orange juice after the matches, where he was when he heared that Elvis died, his new career as a professional poker player & much more. Angel announced where her & Boogie will be appearing this weekend including appearances Thursday, Friday & Saturday at the New River Vally Fair in Dublin, VA to greet the fans & sign copies of Woo... Mercy Daddy & Angel's children's book, Piggy In A Blanket. Boogie announced next week's guest as "Nature Boy" Buddy Landel. Be sure to call in this coming Thursday, July 29th at 5pm to ask Buddy Landel a question at 1-888-639-4900.
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