REWIND-A-WAI #135: AWA SuperClash (1985)

REWIND-A-WAI #135: AWA SuperClash (1985)

John Pollock & Wai Ting review AWA SuperClash (1985), a supercard resulting from a co-promotional effort between the AWA, NWA and WCCW (collectively known as Pro Wrestling USA) to compete with the WWF’s national expansion just months after WrestleMania I.

Featuring a historic roster of luminaries including Ric Flair, Magnum TA, The Road Warriors, The Freebirds, Kerry Von Erich, Giant Baba, Genichiro Tenryu, Mil Mascaras, Curt Hennig, Nick Bockwinkel, Sgt. Slaughter, Scott Hall, Little Tokyo, Sherri Martel, Harley Race, Baron von Raschke, Steve Regal and more.

This event was chosen by Espresso Executive Producer, Jason Hagholm.

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AWA SuperClash
Saturday, September 28, 1985
Chicago, Illinois at Comiskey Park

  • NWA World Heavyweight Championship: Ric Flair (c) vs. Magnum T.A.
  • AWA World Heavyweight Championship: Rick Martel (c) vs. Stan Hansen
  • Bodyslam Match: Kamala vs. Jerry Blackwell
  • Americas Championship: Sgt. Slaughter (c) vs. Boris Zhukov
  • NWA World Six-Man Tag Titles: The Russians (c) vs. Dick the Bruiser, The Crusher & Baron von Raschke
  • AWA World Tag Team Championship: The Road Warriors (c) vs. The Freebirds
  • Nick Bockwinkel, Ray Stevens & Larry Zbyszko vs. Greg Gagne, Curt Hennig & Scott Hall
  • NWA Texas Heavyweight Championship: Kerry Von Erich (c) vs. Jimmy Garvin
  • IWA World Heavyweight Championship: Mil Mascaras (c) vs. Buddy Roberts
  • NWA World Midget’s Title: Little Tokyo (c) vs. Little Mr. T
  • Asian Six-Man Tag Titles: Giant Baba, Genichiro Tenryu & Jumbo Tsuruta (c) vs. Harley Race, Bill & Scott Irwin
  • AWA Women’s Championship: Candi Devine (c) vs. Sherri Martel
  • AWA World Light Heavyweight Title: Steve Regal (c) vs. Brad Rheingans

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