Wooooo! Who didn’t love the Nature Boy’s comical interviews and unending charisma. The 16 – time World Champion had a 40 year wrestling career and is still known as one of the greatest professional wrestlers of all time.
Dusty Rhodes, Another wrestler who can rival Rick Flair’s personality-packed interview entertainment, he can tell you all about “hard times.” A memorable event in Rhode’s career is after he defeated Blanchard for the NWA World Television Championship at The Great American Bash in 1985 and stole away Baby Doll as his valet for 30 days.
Macho Man – Randy Savage
“Oooooooo yeahhhhhhhhhh.” Known for his wild style and rivalry with Jake the Snake Roberts. Savage won 20 championships during a 32-year career.
Let me tell you Brother, watching Hulk Hogan body slam Andre the Giant in Wrestlemania III was awesome. Hogan was inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame in 2005 and is recognized as “the most recognized wrestling star worldwide and the most popular wrestler of the ‘80s.”
Sting was known for putting on a great show – especially in matches against his rival, Rick Flair where he would showcase his signature move “The Stinger Splash.” Sting has held 25 total championships throughout his wrestling career.
Jake the Snake Roberts
Known for always bringing a sack to the ring with a snake inside named Damien. After each match he won with his finishing move, “The D.D.T.”, he would throw Damien on top of his opponent’s chest. He was inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame by Page on April 5, 2014.
This tag team is made up of Animal and Hawk. These muscular men were known for their costumes covered in spikes and their colorful war paint. They are also known for their finishing move, The Doomsday Device, where one of them hoists the opponent on his shoulders while the other delivers a flying attack from the top ropes.
Best known for being screwed over by Vince McMahon in an event called the “Montreal Screwjob” against his rival Shawn Michaels. Hart lost in his home country to his biggest rival resulting in Hart spitting in Vince’s face and destroying television equipment.
Rock N Roll Express
One of the hottest tag teams in the 80’s was Ricky Morton and Robert Gibson. Their finishing move was the “Double Drop Kick” which they often used against members of The Four Horsemen. In the span of their career they held the SMW Tag Team Championship ten times.
Andre the Giant
“The 8th Wonder of the World,” Andre lived up to his name as he stood at 7’ 4” and weighed 520 lbs. André had a 15 year undefeated streak (1973–1987) in which he had never been defeated by pinfall or submission prior to WrestleMania III.
Speaking of awesome 80’s wrestling stars… George South, “The Bulldog” Chad Byrd, Ricky Morton – of the Rock n’ Roll Express, and Baby Doll will be at Hero Clash Collectibles May 14th from 2pm to 4pm to sign autographs, take pictures, and more! R.S.V.P now by filling out the form below!
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