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AWA May 2nd

AWA on ESPN Classic May 2nd
Taped in 1988 and some in Las Vegas, NV and Fargo, ND

Larry Nelson Welcomes us he tells us about tonight's event and how to send fan mail
"Adorable" Adrian Adonis W/ "Ace" Bob Orton vs. Ricky Rice
headlock to Ricky
armbar to Ricky
suplex to Ricky
cross body to Adonis
elbow drop to Ricky
splash to Ricky 1,2,3 WINNER: ADRIAN ADONIS

COMMERCIAL

Larry Nelson says many titles have changed via controversy
Larry Nelson also says the conclusion of the AWA Ladies tournament for the AWA Ladies Title
Joined in progress the conclusion for the AWA Ladies Title
Medusa vs. Candi Devine
knees to Candi
headlock to Medusa
slam to Medusa 1,2 kickout
Nick Kiniski distracts Candi
roll up to Candi 1,2,3 WINNER AND NEW AWA LADIES CHAMPION: MEDUSA
Larry Nelson now takes us to a match for the AWA International TV title
"Adorable" Adrian Adonis vs. Greg Gagne
sleeper hold to Greg
boots to Adonis
headlock to Adonis
Paul gets on the ring apron throws some salt it gets in his eyes
Here Comes Bob Orton he attacks Greg!
2 on 1 to Greg Here comes Wahoo McDaniel to make the save!
WINNER VIA DQ AND NEW AWA INTERNATIONAL TELEVISION CHAMPION GREG GAGNE!
Larry Nelson puts over Greg Gagne!
Larry shows us footage from the Midnight Express vs. Midnight Rockers since that happened last night I'm not reviewing it!
Larry puts over the Rockers
Larry is now joined with Greg Gagne, Greg says he will defend his TV title anywhere and he would like to go after the AWA title!

COMMERCIAL

Samoan Joe vs. Jerry "The King" Lawler
(haha Samoan Joe, that is awesome I would like to see him versus Samoa Joe)
headlock to Joe
punches to Joe
knee drop to Joe
backdrop to Joe
another headlock to Joe
leg lock to Joe
backdrop to Joe
headbutts to Jerry
Joe misses a splash
punches to Joe
slam to Joe 1,2,3 WINNER: JERRY THE KING LAWLER
There's a graphic on the screen about AWA birthday wishes...

COMMERCIAL

Now lets head over to Fargo, North Dakota
Greg Gagne vs. Darrell Olsen for the AWA International Television title
hiptoss to Darrell
armbar to Darrell
shoulder block to Darrell
knee drop to Darrell
punches to Darrell
dropkick to Darrell 1,2,3 WINNER AND STILL AWA INTERNATIONAL TELEVISION CHAMPION GREG GAGNE!
Baron Van Raske promo Baron says it's great to be back in the AWA and he wants anyone to fight!

COMMERCIAL

"Ace" Bob Orton vs. Tom Johnson
headlock to Tom
hiptoss to Tom
elbows to Tom
rakes Tom across the ropes
hiptoss to Tom
slam to Tom
backdrop to Tom
piledriver to Tom 1,2,3 WINNER BOB ORTON

COMMERCIAL

Larry Nelson tells us how Badd Company are good wrestlers and it would be great to see Badd Company versus Midnight Rockers
Here's Greg Gagne, Greg tells us he would pay good money to see that match, Greg then puts over Jerry Lawler and says Jerry
is one of the greatest wrestlers in the world and it's great to have him in the AWA! Greg then mentions a Lawler Hennig match sometime soon!

COMMERCIAL

Wahoo McDaniel and Tom Zenk vs. Nasty Boys
armbar to Saggs
punches to Saggs
chops to Saggs
headlock to Saggs
chops to Saggs
2 on 1 to Saggs
headlock to Saggs
boots to Saggs
headlock to Knobbs
clothesline to Knobbs 1,2
another headlock to Knobbs
2 on 1 to Wahoo
punches to Saggs headlock to Saggs
rollup to Saggs 1,2,3 WINNERS WAHOO MCDANIEL AND TOM ZENK
Larry Nelson thanks us for watching and tells us to mail the AWA!
credits

OVERALL: "The main event was really, really bad, just bad... How much Greg Gagne can we get in a episode geez, he was all over!
I guess Gagnemania is running wild, brother! BTW There will not be a AWA on ESPN Classic Review for May 3rd due to The Re-Air of NASCAR qualifying BTW if it rains for NASCAR I will reveiw AWA..."