Thanks for posting. That was a great article. It didn't say anything I
didn't already know, but it was well written and a good read.
It is kind of funny one of the guys who commented on it mentioned the
AWA figures the AWA had put out in the 1980's to try and compete with
the WWF's rock and wrestling line up. Admitedly I had to laugh at that
because I owned several of those AWA action figures myself plus an
AWA wrestling ring which was better made than the WWF one. It was made
out of wood and no matter how many times you performed body slams,
suplexes, piledrivers, etc that ring didn't break. The WWF ring died
about two weeks after I got it. Hulk Hogan gave King Kong Bundy a body
slam and since the ring was made out of cheap plastic and King Kong
Bundy was an extremely heavy rubber figure his head went right through
it busting a hole in the WWF ring the size of Texas. Lol!
Not only that, but I think the AWA figures were better detailed. I had
a gift set of the Road Warriors and whoever made them did a great job
on details. Not to mention you could actually move there arms and legs
where the WWF figures, at least there 8 inch line up, were just one
rubber molded figure. They had a four inch line up of bendy figures,
but I always thought they were kind of funky looking etc. So the AWA
definitely had them beat as far as toys.
On 4/11/11, Phil Vlasak <p...@pcsgames.net> wrote:
> Hi Thomas,
> You might be interested in this article,
> Wrestling In The 80's
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