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Free Show! Portland Wrestlecast: Tonya Harding's controversial wrestling appearance

<p>This year marks the 25th anniversary of the only time the late Perro Aguayo wrestled in the pacific northwest. Not only that, he was also on the same&nbsp;show where the very controversial Tonya Harding made her first public appearance since the 1994 Nagano Olympic Games&nbsp;and the very publicized&nbsp;attack on rival skater Nancy Kerrigan.</p> <p>The Kerrigan attack was one of the biggest tabloid stories of the decade. Being a local northwest woman, Harding's friendship with Art Barr would seemingly be a natural collaboration to give Sandy Barr's Championship Wrestling USA promotion the publicity it needed to draw fans. While the wrestling card featuring&nbsp;Konnan, Blue Panther, Aguayo,&nbsp;Billy Jack Haynes, and others garnered&nbsp;a lot of national and local media coverage, it didn't draw many paying customers.</p> <p>I talk with historian Matt Farmer who was at the show and also wrestled for promoter Sandy Barr at the time.&nbsp;</p> <p>{radioShow free/PWC25TONYAHARDINGSHOW.mp3} {membership 4}</p>