Friday, August 28, 2015

Jim Crockett: Pioneer of Wrestling

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Throughout its history, beginning in 1948, Jim Crockett Promotions operated under brand names such as Championship Wrestling, Mid Atlantic Championship Wrestling and World Wide Wrestling. Jim Crockett Promotions joined the National Wrestling Alliance (NWA) in 1952 with a territory that covered the Carolinas and Virginia. By the late ‘70s, this small territory grew to include Tennessee, West Virginia, Georgia, Ohio, New York and Canada. Jim Crockett Promotions eventually became better known as Mid-Atlantic Championship Wrestling which became their primary brand name.

One of the most successful early forms of television broadcasting in the 1940’s was professional wrestling..... >>>

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