Today In Pro Wrestling History (Feb 28): Hansen & Anderson Beat the Briscos for the Belts

Today In Pro Wrestling History: On February 28th, Ole Anderson and Stan Hansen defeat Jack and Jerry Brisco in the finals of a one-night tournament to win the vacated NWA World Tag Team Championship.

The titles had been vacated since December, when Ole’s Minnesota Wrecking Crew partner, Gene Anderson, was injured.

Today In Pro Wrestling History (February 28th): Stan Hansen & Ole Anderson Beat the Briscos for the Belts

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The previous champions, the legendary Minnesota Wrecking Crew (Gene and Ole Anderson), had been forced to relinquish the belts after Gene suffered a serious injury in December.

Ole Anderson, known for his cunning and ruthless tactics, found himself an unlikely partner in the form of the wild and unpredictable Stan “The Lariat” Hansen. This volatile combination proved surprisingly effective as they bulldozed their way to the finals.

Their opponents were none other than the beloved Brisco Brothers, Jack and Jerry. Known for their hard-hitting Southern style and unwavering determination, the Briscos were a formidable force and fan favorites.

In the end, a controversial finish tipped the scales. Some say it was a case of smart tactics, others called it outright cheating, but Ole Anderson and Stan Hansen secured victory, becoming the new NWA World Tag Team Champions.

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