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I heard about a month ago that NWA Florida promotors were reviving the Southern title in a two out of three falls match between Steve Carino & Chris Hamrick where in the first fall Hamrick's PWF Title was on the line. Second fall The southern title and in the trhird fall both titles were on the line. Then I saw on another site that he won the version that was controlled by music city wrestling ...
In doing further research on the Mid Atlantic region, I have uncovered a newspaper clipping from December 26th, 1973 regarding the Mid Atlantic Tag Team championship.
The champions, Brute Bernard & Jay York (managaed by Beautiful Beauregard), defended their titles against Gene and Ole Anderson. The Andersons won the match and the titles.
I believe your site shows the following:
Brute Bernerd & Mike York 73/12/04 Raleigh, NC
Gene Anderson & Ole Anderson ...
I know the NWA relaunched the titles in 92 but when did the old NWA tga titles become the WCW ones? When the name changed? If so does the WCW tag titles last worn by the Dudley's connect to the NWA World Tag Titles of the 80's etc...Was it just the same title and lineage with a name change and then the old name was relaunched as new titles with the old name?
I see where you have these titles as being renamed in November of 1973. I have been looking through microfilm archives at the Columbia (SC) library and found some newspaper clippings from mid October that refer to the regional championships as "Mid Atlantic" titles.
It is strange, though...in one clipping, the call the singles title "Mid Atlantic" while the tag team titles is still referred to as "Atlantic Coast" tag team champions.
The clipping in ...
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