Ep. #395: March 1-7, 1990

4h 5m | Mar 6, 2023

On the newest episode of BTS, Kris and David discuss the week that was March 1-7, 1990.

  • We start with WCW, where injuries are running wild while the promotion is also hit by a major suspension and talent turnover, all while the head booker job is in flux.
  • Then we go international where Barry Windham gets a shot at the Triple Crown at the Budokan, Great Muta has second thoughts leaving the NWA, Mark Calaway debuts as Punisher Dice Morgan in New Japan, and Universal Lucha Libre opens up in Japan, plus there are tours of Kuwait and New Zealand, and much more.
  • Next, we go back to the United States for an update on Joe Pedicino's future post-WCW, Jerry Lawler terrorizing Nate the Rat and Chris Champion on Memphis TV, all sorts of wrestling in the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex, Hustler doing a big exposé on wrestling, and tons more.
  • We then close with the WWF, where we talk about Dave Meltzer attending a TV taping at the Cow Palace, Greg Valentine dying his hair, Ted DiBiase gets his legendary entrance music, Jake the Snake shows off his snakes, and much more.

This is a really solid show, so check it out!!!!


0:00:00 NWA/WCW

0:55:38 Int’l: AJPW, NJPW, UWF, Universal, Kuwait, New Zealand, CNWA, EMLL, UWA, WWA (Tijuana), & WWC

1:35:17 Classic Commercial Break

1:40:46 Halftime

2:00:21 Other USA: WWA (NJ), Tully Blanchard, GASW, USWA, Other Metroplex, Portland, LPWA, & Hustler Exposé

3:19:29 WWF

3:55:34 Patreon Preview: Bruce Mitchell on Paul Heyman and Eddie Gilbert working promoters and reporters

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