Today in Pro Wrestling History: On December 26, 1988, at The Scope, World Championship Wrestling presented “Starrcade 1988: True Grit,” the sixth edition of Starrcade but the first under the WCW banner after Ted Turner’s purchase of Jim Crockett Promotions.
Today In Pro Wrestling History (Dec 26): A Gritty Title Match at Starrcade
A Gritty Title Match at Starcade
In a dramatic finish, Lex Luger applied the Torture Rack to Flair, but his knees buckled, allowing Flair to fall on top and use the ropes for leverage, securing a pin to retain his title.
The match is remembered as the main event despite being followed by a Bunkhouse Battle Royal.
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