We celebrate the Thanksgiving tradition of professional wrestling, particularly Starrcade, with five stars that made it great. All five wrestlers will be appearing at the Mid-Atlantic Wrestling Legends Fanfest , Thanksgiving weekend, Nov. 26-28 in Charlotte.
Among the highlights of this Ringside Live include formerly hated villains talking about what it’s like interacting with fans in 2004 and why Thanksgiving was such a tradition in wrestling.
Greg Valentine talks about his emotional reaction to his WWE Hall of Fame Ceremony induction at WrestleMania XX; How close he was to becoming WWE champion; What’s it like wrestling on biggest stages; Why his dog collar match with Rowdy Roddy Piper at the first Starrcade is so memorable; His favorite matches and feuds; The wrestler that he said,“he’s been in easier street fights” than facing in the ring; The wrestler that “helped him learn how to make money”; The people that made him “awe struck”; The pressure of following his father’s legend; The tag team that taught him by “beating him tough."
Ole Anderson responds to the reaction of his book "Inside Out" ; The difference between his booking style and the current WWE product; His philosophy for booking Thanksgiving cards; His biggest influence over Stan Hansen.
Jack Brisco recalls his match on the first Starrcade; How his heel with brother Jerry first ever heel run against Ricky Steamboat & Jay Youngblood came about.
Number One Paul Jones explains why he remembered some matches better than others; his 1975 Thanksgiving U.S. title win over Terry Funk; His respect for Johnny Valentine; Whether he preferred to be cheered or booed.
Penny Banner explains the relationship between Penny Banner and Baby Doll most fans don’t know; The misconceptions about women’s wrestling that she explans in her book, Banner Days ; Her frustration with modern wrestling; Penny Banner’s Hall of Fame honor.