Today in Pro Wrestling History: (April 5) – Andy Kaufman Gets Carried Out

Today in Pro Wrestling History: In a grudge match filled with tension, comedian-turned-wrestler Andy Kaufman faced off against Memphis wrestling legend Jerry “The King” Lawler at the Mid-South Coliseum.

The heated feud drew a massive crowd, eager to see the culmination of weeks of bad blood.

Today in Pro Wrestling History: (April 5) – Andy Kaufman Gets Carried Out

Today In Pro Wrestling History April 5

Kaufman, known for his bizarre antics and intergender wrestling challenges, provoked Lawler throughout the match. In retaliation, Lawler unleashed a banned piledriver, leading to an immediate disqualification for Kaufman’s victory.

However, the drama didn’t end there. Enraged at Kaufman’s taunts, Lawler delivered a second, even more devastating piledriver.

Fans erupted as medics rushed to Kaufman’s motionless body, stretchering him out of the arena amidst a chorus of boos and cheers.

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