Today in Pro Wrestling History: (April 19) – The First Crockett Cup

Today in Pro Wrestling History: On April 19, 1986, during the inaugural Jim Crockett Sr. Memorial Cup Tag Team Tournament, The Road Warriors (Hawk and Animal), accompanied by their manager Paul Ellering, emerged victorious against Magnum T.A. and Ron Garvin in the finals.

Today in Pro Wrestling History: (April 19) – The First Crockett Cup

Today In Pro Wrestling History April 19

This event took place at the Louisiana Superdome in New Orleans, and it was a significant occasion in the wrestling world, co-promoted by Jim Crockett Promotions and Universal Wrestling Federation​ (Wikipedia)​.

The tournament featured a series of matches throughout the day, culminating in the intense final bout. The Road Warriors, known for their dominating presence, showcased their characteristic power and agility, ultimately securing the win.

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