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1986:

CWA TV 1/4/1986 AWA Southern Heavyweight Champion Jerry Lawler and Bill Dundee’s rivalry is heating up as Dundee is so desperate to end Lawler that he’ll put his wife Beverly’s hair on the line. Tony Falk tries to earn his first win in the CWA against Lawler.
CWA TV 1/11/1986 A tag team title tournament is being created and a lot of people think they’re going to win it. Did Dundee’s wife lose her hair, or is Lawler gone for six months? The Blade Runners compete in tag action. Steve Keirn returns to CWA with his eyes set on the AWA Southern Heavyweight Championship. The Fantastics take on Dutch Mantell and Tony Falk in tag team action. Big Red Reese returns to CWA and he’s coming after Dundee.
CWA TV 1/18/1986 Did Dundee survive the challenge of Big Red Reese? The Spoiler spoils the recent attack by the Bladerunners on Phil Hickerson, his former partner. The Fantastics begin a competition for two lucky ladies to win a date with them, but one CWA wrestler takes exception to that. An eight man tag team main event takes place.
CWA TV 1/25/1986 We’ve got new AWA Southern Tag Team Champions as the Fantastics defend against Pat Rose and Tony Falk. Buddy Landell, Bill Dundee and Dutch Mantell are determined to take over the CWA with Lawler gone. AWA Southern Heavyweight Champion Bill Dundee takes on Tracy Smothers in a singles match.
CWA TV 2/1/1986 Koko Ware looks to get revenge on Bill Dundee. Austin Idol is returning and he’s coming for the AWA Southern Heavyweight Championship. AWA Mid-American Champion Buddy Landell teams with Dutch Mantell to take on Tracy Smothers and Billy Travis in a tag team main event.
CWA TV 2/8/1986 Abdul Gaddafi makes his debut for the CWA and it’s clear that he’s not going to be liked. JD Costello, a new manager in CWA, is coming in and he’s got to make his mother proud at any cost. AWA Southern Heavyweight Champion Bill Dundee teams with Dutch Mantell to take on Dirty Rhodes and Tracy Smothers in the main event, which leads to a crazy aftermath. The Spoiler unmasks and reveals his identity.
CWA TV 2/15/1986 AWA Southern Heavyweight Champion Bill Dundee is hell bent on proving he knows who the Midnight Rider is. Everyone is preparing for the Thunder Dome.
CWA TV 2/22/1986 Austin Idol makes his in-ring return for the CWA when he takes on the loud mouth, Tony Falk. AWA Southern Heavyweight Champion Bill Dundee teams with Dutch Mantell to take on Billy Travis and Frank Morrell in the main event.
CWA TV 3/1/1986 Jerry Jarrett announces his retirement, but also reveals that his son Jeff Jarrett will be getting involved in professional wrestling. Joe LeDuc is making his return to the CWA. There’s a split between the trio of Buddy Landell, Dutch Mantell and Bill Dundee. In the main event, Buddy Landell takes on Billy Travis.
CWA TV 3/8/1986 There’s an intense scene as Bill Dundee and Buddy Landell target the Jarrett family by viciously attacking both Jerry and Jeff. Eddie Marlin believes there is only one man to get rid of Dundee and Landell, and it is the King. But, will Lawler return to team with Dutch?
CWA TV 3/15/1986 Paul Diamond and Michael Lee make their debut as a tag team in the CWA. Abdul Gaddafi wins his first championship. Bill Dundee and Buddy Landell continue to destroy CWA talents before their tag match against Jerry Lawler and Dutch Mantell.
CWA TV 3/22/1986 Frank Morrell is determined to lead Billy Travis to the AWA International Championship. A sit-down interview Jeff Jarrett following the vicious attack he endured two weeks ago. Joe LeDuc returns to in-ring competition. AWA Southern Tag Team Champions The Fantastics defend against the Mod Squad, who have put up $3,000 in gold coins.
CWA TV 3/29/1986 Memphis Vice make their television debut. Joe LeDuc reveals that Dirty Rhodes is his first target. Frank Morrell continues to train with Billy Travis. Bill Dundee assaults Lance Russell during an interview. Tony Falk wants to be the first guy to wrestle and defeat Jeff Jarrett. Paul Diamond has a sit down interview to introduce himself to the CWA fans and discuss various obstacles in his life. AWA Southern Tag Team Champions The Mod Squad compete against Paul Diamond and Michael Lee in the main event.
CWA TV 4/5/1986 Titles have changed hands, but who holds the gold now? The Bill and Buddy Show make their debut. Tony Falk doesn’t like being ignored and wants a piece of Jeff Jarrett. The issues between Jerry Lawler, Dutch Mantell, Bill Dundee and Buddy Landell continue.
CWA TV 4/12/1986 AWA International Champion Billy Travis has a new challenger coming onto the scene. Tony Falk runs his mouth a little too much this week. Jim Jamison looks to get some level of revenge against AWA Southern Heavyweight Champion Bill Dundee. Jerry Lawler competed in singles action against Pat Rose, Dutch Mantell takes on Sheik Abdul Gaddafi in the main event.
CWA TV 4/19/1986 Tony Falk begins to advise a fellow wrestler in CWA. Bill Dundee and Buddy Landell unintentionally piss off the lunatic Joe LeDuc. Will they regret their decision? Falk finally gets his hands on Jeff Jarrett in a singles match. LeDuc explains why he is disgusted by Dundee and Landell.
CWA TV 4/26/1986 Rip Rogers explains his goals now that he is in CWA. There’s always two sides to a story and we hear both of them from Jerry Lawler and Bill Dundee. What happens when JD Costello’s mother passes away? Joe LeDuc teams with Jeff Jarrett to take on Pat Rose and Sheik Abdul Gaddafi.
CWA TV 5/3/1986 Bill Dundee is pissed and wants revenge against Jerry Lawler. Paul Diamond begins his singles career in CWA. Jeff Jarrett reveals a tough timeline of when he’ll ask for a match against Dundee. JD Costello gets good news and has his sights on obtaining the services of one wrestler. However, the interaction doesn’t go according to plan.
CWA TV 5/10/1986 The AWA International and AWA Southern Tag Team Championships are defended on the program. Speaking of which, there’s a new AWA Southern Heavyweight Champion. JD Costello tries to gain the services of another top star… and it again doesn’t go very well. Jerry Lawler takes on Abdul Gaddafi in a singles match. AWA Southern Tag Team Champions Mod Squad defend against Paul Diamond and Pat Tanaka. AWA International Champion Billy Travis defends against Rip Rogers in the main event.
CWA TV 5/17/1986 Rip Rogers brings a mystery man to be his tag team partner to takeover the CWA. JD Costello is out to get revenge on Jerry Lawler, but for what reason? Joe LeDuc and Dutch Mantel team up to take on Abdual Gaddafi and Tony Falk. Frank Morrell starts the show as a wrestler, and by the end his career goes in a different direction. Memphis Vice take on Paul Diamond and Pat Tanaka in tag team action. In the main event, Jerry Lawler takes on Buddy Landell.
CWA TV 5/24/1986 Which duo is going to Japan to compete in the tag tournament? Issues are brewing between Bill Dundee and Buddy Landell, can the relationship be saved? Judging by what happens on the show, probably not. JD Costello has found a new wrestler to be part of his Dynasty. Dutch Mantell has a confrontation with Rip Rogers. An eight man tag team match main events the program.
CWA TV 6/7/1986: AWA Southern Heavyweight Champion Bill Dundee shares his thoughts on Buddy Landel and he competes in a singles match against Tracy Smothers. The Beach Boys make their television debut. Joe LeDuc is determined to make Paul Diamond into a man, even if Diamond doesn’t agree the process. LeDuc is going to make sure it happens no matter what. It leads to an intense segment on the show. The Fabulous Ones return to the CWA, as well!
CWA TV 6/14/1986: The Beach Boys compete in tag team action against the Memphis Vice. Joe LeDuc insists he isn’t crazy and he’s continuing his quest to make Paul Diamond into a man. AWA Southern Tag Team Champions Mod Squad teams with Fire and Flame to battle Jeff Jarrett, Tojo Yamamoto, Pat Tanaka and Tracy Smothers in an eight man tag team match. The Nightmares make their return to the tag team division in the CWA.
CWA TV 6/21/1986: The Nightmares battle the Beach Boys in tag team action. Bill Dundee is sick and tired of everyone plotting against him and he makes it known. JD Costello continues his feud with Jerry Lawler, Austin Idol and the Giant Hillbilly. Larry Sharpe and Bam-Bam Bigelow make their debut on CWA television and they make it clear who they are targeting. Paul Diamond shows that he’s becoming a man as his feud with Joe LeDuc continues.
CWA TV 6/28/1986: Akio Sato and Tarzan Goto are in the CWA and they are looking to take on the toughest challengers. Bam-Bam Bigelow makes his in-ring debut on television. Jerry Lawler speaks regarding the recent influx in challengers. Buddy Landell is the new AWA Southern Heavyweight Champion, but he left the arena still burned thanks to Flame. Pat Tanaka and Tracy Smothers team up to take on the Nightmares.
CWA TV 7/5/1986 Bam-Bam Bigelow is determined to one-up Jerry Lawler in every possible way. AWA International Tag Team Champions Akio Sato & Tarzan Goto take on the Beach Boys. Jim Jamison tries to survive a chain match against Joe LeDuc. An eight man tag team main event.
CWA TV 7/12/1986 Bill Dundee works on commentary for the show. Jeff Jarrett has a new friend to help him in his battles against Goto and Sato. The beginning of a feud between JD Costello and the Nightmares. Promotion for a loser leaves town match between Bill Dundee and Jerry Lawler
CWA TV 7/19/1986 The Nightmares are determined to give JD Costello a makeover. Akio Sato & Tarzan Goto take on Tracy Smothers and David Haskins in tag team action. The Nightmares take on Fire & Flame and the Mod Squad in two different tag matches.
CWA TV 7/26/1986 Bam-Bam Bigelow is running out of patience in regard to waiting for a match with Jerry Lawler. There are new AWA Tag Team Champions with the help of some fire. JD Costello is a little worried about a makeover. AWA International Tag Team Champions Akio Sato & Tarzan Goto defend against the Nightmares, but something happens in the parking lot to stop the match.
CWA TV 8/2/1986 JD Costello is forced to get a makeover thanks to the Nightmares. Fire and Flame have a new manager. AWA International Champion Jerry Lawler teams with Giant Hillbilly to take on the Memphis Vice. Fire and Flame are determined for Eddie Marlin to “right his wrong” and begin to make his life a living hell. Bam-Bam Bigelow isn’t done with Jerry Lawler, not by a long shot.
CWA TV 8/9/1986 There is a new AWA Southern Heavyweight Champion and his name is Bam-Bam Bigelow. Bigelow competes in a handicap match. Jerry Lawler competes in a singles match against Juicy Jonny. Eddie Marlin stands up to Fire and Flame. Rock Steady Crew battles Memphis Vice in the main event.
CWA TV 8/16/1986 A tournament to crown a new Mid-American champion will be taking place. AWA Southern Tag Team Champions Fire & Flame return to in-ring action on television when they defend against Joe LeDuc and Phil Hickerson!
CWA TV 8/23/1986 A wide eyed southern boy is the new Mid-American Champion. Kenny D and the Killer arrive and they have their focus on Mr. Universe. Bam-Bam Bigelow wants Jerry Lawler and wants to end his career once and for all. AWA Southern Tag Team Champions Fire and Flame are forced to defend against Giant Hillbilly and Phil Hickerson! Eddie Marlin is determined to get the tag titles off of them! Jeff Jarrett, Pat Tanaka and Paul Diamond team up to take on the Mod Squad and Ron Sexton in the main event.
CWA TV 8/30/1986 AWA Mid-American Champion Tracy Smothers teams with Jt Southern and Paul Diamond to battle Memphis Vice and Ron Sexton. Eddie Marlin has a surprise team to challenge Fire and Flame for the tag titles. Jerry Lawler competes in tag team action with Giant Hillbilly.
CWA TV 9/6/1986 Jerry Lawler teams with the Killer in tag action. The Great Kabuki is returning to Memphis. AWA Southern Tag Team Champions Fire & Flame defend against Giant Hillbilly & Cousin Junior. Will Lawler be able to wrestle the AWA Southern Heavyweight Championship away from Bam-Bam Bigelow?
CWA TV 9/13/1986 AWA Mid-American Champion Tracy Smothers has been taken out by Great Kabuki, who makes his in-ring debut for CWA on television. Who won the Texas Death Match between Lawler & Bigelow? Lawler competes in singles action against Mod Squas Basher. Jeff Jarrett & Pat Tanaka team up to take on Memphis Vice in tag action.
CWA TV 9/20/1986 Larry Sharpe has a new monster looking to takeover the CWA in Man Mountain Link. AWA Southern Tag Team Champions Fire & Flame defend against Jeff Jarrett and Pat Tanaka in the main event.
CWA TV 9/27/1986 AWA Mid-American Champion Tracy Smothers defends against the Ninja, which has a controversial ending. AWA Southern Heavyweight Champion Jerry Lawler competes in singles action against Fire, Flame and Torch in a gauntlet match. Eddie Marlin has had enough of Tojo Yamamoto.

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