Today in Pro Wrestling History: (April 22) – Sting & Luger Clinch Victory at The Crockett Cup

Today in Pro Wrestling History: On April 22nd, 1988, in a thrilling finale at the Greensboro Coliseum, Sting and Lex Luger emerged victorious over Tully Blanchard and Arn Anderson to win the prestigious Jim Crockett Sr. Memorial Cup tag team tournament.

Today in Pro Wrestling History: (April 22nd) – Sting & Luger Clinch Victory at The Crockett Cup

Today in Pro Wrestling History April 22

This event marked the third and final iteration of the esteemed tournament. Later that year, a significant shift occurred in the wrestling world when Ted Turner acquired the company, leading to its rebranding as World Championship Wrestling (WCW). Consequently, the Jim Crockett Sr. Memorial Cup was discontinued from WCW’s annual event roster.

The 1988 tournament finale remains a memorable moment in professional wrestling history, capturing the essence of competition and the spirit of sportsmanship.

For an immersive look back at this historic match, visit

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