“Yello again everybody. Welcome to The Main Event a USWA and UWF promotion coming to you from Memphis Tennessee. I am Lance Russell along with the young Jeff Jarrett. Well before we get to the ring, let’s take a look at a video from the Tennessee State Fairgrounds Thursday where it was Jerry Lawler vs his cousin Honky Tonk Man. If Lawler won the match, he would receive a UWF World Title Shot vs Austin Idol!
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-We see a quick video where Lawler and HTM are fighting it out in the center of the ring. Lawler gets the best of this exchange and then hits a big bodyslam. He drops the shoulder strap down and heads to the ropes where he connects with a middle rope fist drop for the win.
On the way to the locker room, a tired and beaten up Lawler is attacked by Austin Idol with Freddie Blassie and his cane. This was all an attempt to make sure Lawler didn’t make it to Beach Brawl. Unfortunately for Lawler, he doesn’t have many friends right now and the attack went on for some time.
After the video, we see Lawler, with a few bumps and bruises on his face, give a great interview about how it didn’t matter what Idol did; what Blassie did; what the HTM did or what the Stud Stable did. Tomorrow night in Miami, he was going to WIN the World title. He goes on to say why would an old geezer like Blassie come out with a cane and hit the King over the head. It is because he is afraid. He knows Idol has no shot and that he better have another plan if he ever wants to see that World Title again.
ANGLE #2: The $25,000 bounty on JYD
-We see two newcomers in black masks who call themselves The Midnight Cowboys win a squash match against two jobbers.
-After the match, they come to the interview desk where they are asked to watch a short clip from last week’s card in Nashville and the match between JYD and Dick Murdoch against the Freebirds.
-The match was going hot and heavy and all of a sudden these Midnight Cowboys hit the ring with chairs and went right after JYD. Murdoch tried his best to save his buddy but just got a chair shot for his good deed. The Freebirds and the Cowboys really went to town on JYD who had to be carried from the arena on a stretcher.
-After the video, the Cowboys demand that they receive ½ of the bounty for taking out JYD and that they want their money NOW!
-Lance Russell lets the Cowboys know that he has a letter from someone calling himself John and John says that he really doubts that a few shots from a chair will put JYD out of wrestling and that the Midnight Cowboys will have to wait for their money to make sure JYD is gone for good.
-The Midnight Cowboys are confident that their work is done when all of a sudden the crowd explodes as a chain swinging JYD and a tapped fist Dick Murdoch hit the interview area. The Cowboys run for cover and JYD grabs the microphone demanding to know who has put this bounty on his head. Who is the John character and why doesn’t he have the guts to show his face.
ANGLE #3: Are the Midnight Express or the Kiwi Sheepherders the #1 Contenders to the U.S. National Tag Titles held by Ronnie Garvin and Terry Taylor.
-After a squash match that saw the Midnight Express come out top against Don Taylor and Frank Dalton, Jim Cornette is magic on the microphone.
He is ranting and raving about how great his team is and how easily they defeated the Kiwi Sheepherders in Nashville. Jim Ross reminds him how much easier things are after you hit your opponents over the head with a tennis racket and that it is not over yet as this is a best 2-3 series and that the next match will take place this week in the Mid-South Coliseum.
ANGLE #4: U.S. NATIONAL TITLE: JIMMY GARVIN VS TERRY GORDY
-Terry Gordy wins the main event match over the Cuban Assassin with a powerbomb.
-At the interview desk, they show a video from last week’s TV show in the match between Garvin and Gordy. We see Garvin laying in the corner with a neck brace on as Precious comes in but is caught by Gordy. Gordy puts Precious over his knee and gives her a pretty good spanking. All of a sudden, Garvin who must have been faking the injury, rips off the neck brace and goes wild on Bam Bam.
-Lance asks Gordy about how he felt after he hit a women. Gordy quickly changed Lance’s words to spank a women and says it did two things. “First of all, my mommy always spanked him when he did something wrong. Gordy says his momma believed you had to smack the bad outta people.” Gordy says he was also tired of Jimmy Garvin ducking him as he reminds everyone that Ed Marlin had to force him into the ring last week or take his title from him. He says there is one way to make a man fight and that is to mess with his women.
-All of a sudden Jimmy Garvin and Precious come out as it looks like for the first time Garvin is looking to fight and not run. Gordy is ready and the two square off. All of a sudden, Ed Marlin comes out and demands they stop or else he will strip Garvin of the belt and that Gordy will never get another title shot. Marlin goes on to say that this rivalry has crossed the line and that it must be solved once and for all. He announces that this Thursday in Nashville it will be the last match between Garvin and Gordy and that it will be 2-3 Falls for the U.S. Heavyweight Title and that since you two love to break the rules, THERE WILL BE NO RULES!
Just before Marlin walks off to end the show, he turns and says…… Oh sorry, one rule…. Precious is band from the building. As the screen fades to black we see an irate Jimmy Garvin.
-Also on the show tonight, we saw
-Another dominate performance by Vlad the Russian Hammer. Lance is really wondering if he can be stopped.
-Wins by Chris Benoit as he used the ropes for a slingshot suplex and a win by Pez Whatley with a Flying Willie (Headbutt)
Lance Russell: So long from Memphis and don’t forget to join Beach Brawl tomorrow night in Miami as the King goes for the UWF Title against Austin Idol and so much more. We will also be in Memphis and the Mid-South Coliseum this Thursday.
#1 CONTENDERS MATCH FOR THE UWF U.S. NATIONAL TAG TITLES
The Midnight Express with Jim Cornette vs The Kiwi Sheepherders
LAST CHANCE U.S. HEAVYWEIGHT TITLE MATCH
Jimmy Garvin vs Terry Gordy: 2/3 Falls with Precious banned from ringside