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DragonKingKarl Classic Wrestling Show: April and May 1981

On this episode of the longform history of pro wrestling series, Karl covers April and May 1981. The months include the quick switch in Georgia of the NWA World title between Tommy Rich and Harley Race. More on the filming of Rocky III, the origins of the IWGP title, Sgt. Slaughter in the WWF, the debut of Mr. Olympia, and much more!

1981 was a huge year in pro wrestling history -- come join wrestling historian Karl Stern as he discusses it.

You can learn all about the year 1981 in pro wrestling at Karl's Longform History of Pro Wrestling project.

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