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Weekly 150: Legends of the Ring

The Memphis Wrestling Saga

By Jason Martin
Posted 8/8/23

In the heart of the American South, a wrestling revolution was brewing that would forever etch its mark on sports entertainment history. The city of Memphis became a battleground for larger-than-life personalities, intense rivalries, and a wrestling legacy that would capture the hearts of generations. At the center of it all were two titans of the ring: Jerry “The King” Lawler and Jerry Jarrett. Their story, intertwined with the iconic Mid-South Coliseum and the Continental Wrestling Association (CWA), stands as a testament to the power of passion, showmanship, and the enduring spirit of professional wrestling.

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