Today In Pro Wrestling History (March 12): Caged Fury in Carolina

Today in Pro Wrestling History: On March 12th, 1983, at the Greensboro Coliseum, a significant moment in wrestling history unfolded during the ‘Final Conflict’ cage match. Ricky Steamboat and Jay Youngblood triumphed over Sgt. Slaughter and Don Kernodle to win the NWA World Tag Team Championship.

This match remains a memorable event for its intensity and the high stakes involved, showcasing some of the best talents of that era in a dramatic showdown within the confines of a steel cage.

Today In Pro Wrestling History (March 12th): The Final Conflict Cage Match for the NWA Tag Team Championship

Today In Pro Wrestling History March 12

Leading up to the Final Conflict, tensions escalated through a series of events, including a contract signing that imposed a stipulation requiring Steamboat and Youngblood to split up if they failed to win the championship. Additionally, the match featured a technical showcase from both teams, with Steamboat and Youngblood demonstrating their wrestling superiority over the champions early on.

The match gradually built in intensity, featuring moments where all competitors bled and used the cage to their advantage, culminating in a dramatic finish where Steamboat and Youngblood emerged victorious, overcoming the obstacles and the brutal assault from their adversaries​.

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