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Dusty Rhodes with the Ten Pounds of Gold
The post first appeared on the Mid-Atlantic Gateway
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This the first hour of the May 2, 1981 episode of "Georgia Championship Wrestling" featuring film of Tommy Rich defeating Harley Race for the NWA World Heavyweight Championship. NWA President Jim Crockett, Jr., is also on hand. The host is Gordon Solie.
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Although former NWA champion Pat O'Conner is billed as special referee, he was not the referee in that match.
It is part of a great collection of clippings on the excellent Maple Leaf Wrestling Pictorial website spotlighting NWA title defenses in Toronto from 1950 - 1984.