Today in Pro Wrestling History: (May 7) – Flair And Steamboat Go to War Again

Today in Pro Wrestling History: On May 7th, 1989, World Championship Wrestling, under the banner of the NWA, presents Wrestlewar ’89: Music City Showdown, featuring the final showdown in that year’s fantastic trilogy of matches between Ric Flair and Ricky Steamboat.

Today in Pro Wrestling History: (May 7) – Flair And Steamboat Go to War Again

Today In Pro Wrestling History May 7

With the NWA World Heavyweight title on the line, The Nature Boy was able to regain the gold by pinning Steamboat with an inside cradle at 31:37.

Following the match, Flair was cheered by the fans in attendance when he showed respect to The Dragon for a hard-fought contest. Terry Funk then attacked Flair during a post-match interview, because Flair turned down Funk’s challenge for a title shot.

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