Thanksgiving Wrestling Throwback – Survivor Series And Starrcade 1987

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I’ve stated in a FGB Radio or two that I was one of the few households in the United States to get Starrcade 1987 instead of the original Survivor Series. I was a heartbroken child. I wanted my WWF Thanksgiving wrestling. I wanted to see this new iteration of PPV wrestling matches centered around Hulk Hogan. But alas, I’d have to do with Ronnie “Hands Of Stone” Garvin against Ric Flair, which was a pretty decent match in its own right. Why did my cable company not have the WWF show? Vince booked his new Survivor Series show to go up against Starrcade. Dave Meltzer explains in his history of wrestling on Thanksgiving post. Continue reading