It Came From YouTube: More NWA home video promos- Starcade and Great American Bash 1986

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Crapper Paul S. comes through again with some great old NWA home video promos! He writes:

Here are a couple of other NWA VHS Commercials

Starcade ’86: Night of the Sky-Walkers

Great American Bash ’88: The Price for Freedom

What I do love is the logos for these shows.

Great American Bash 88 The Price For Freedom VHS Commercial YouTube

Starrcade 86 Night of the Skywalkers VHS Commercial YouTube

I have no idea what a “Sky-Walker” is supposed to be but if the WWE put that logo on a shirt I’d buy it in a heartbeat.

You probably won’t see these logos on t-shirts because according to the WWE, only their old stuff is cool enough to put on t-shirts.

You like old NWA and WCW logos and want them on retro t-shirts? Tough noogies, pal!

Few people know this, but “The Night Of The Sky Walkers” was supposed to be the title of a nice Romantic Comedy staring newlyweds Anakin and Padmé (“I don’t like sand. It’s coarse and rough and irritating and it gets everywhere.”), but well; things didn’t quite go as planned, so the higher-ups at Turner decided to just put on a wrestling show instead at the last minute.

Anyway, I love these! Thanks for sharing, Paul!

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9 Responses to "It Came From YouTube: More NWA home video promos- Starcade and Great American Bash 1986"
  1. Shawn Doc Girt says:

    i never knew anything about NWA wrestling til my family n i hit Arkansas in 86. i watched it on TBS on saturdayz n couldnt believe the size of the crowd they would wrestle in front of. i instantly became a huge fan of the Road Warriorz the first time i saw them. NWA certainly waz different than the WWF n i waz instantly hooked. i do miss it tho.

  2. Alan says:

    I found the 1987 NWA Starrcade brand new on VHS for $1 brand new back in the late ’90s. Suggested retail price sticker was still on there, and it was originally priced at $39.95…for a VHS TAPE! Good, cheap entertainment with Good Ol’ JR doing commentary along with Tony Schiavone on the very night the NWA went up against the first WWF Survivor Series, which lead to the eventual downfall of the Crocketts and the NWA. Sad. I believe only three cable companies chose to broadcast Starrcade ’87 over SS. Also, any company that did broadcast Starrcade was told they couldn’t air WrestleMania IV.

    • John says:

      New vhs releases used to be around $80. Check out E-Bay where people are trying to around $500 for late era WCW ppv’s like Bash at the Beach 2000 insane.

  3. Joseph S. Hasan says:

    I think the “Sky-Walkers” thing was because it featured a Scaffold Match?

  4. John says:

    What no great promos for The Great American Bash 1991 I’m offended. Seriously though nothing beats the NWA in the 80’s period for awesomeness. It is a little disturbing to see Ron Garvin wiping his chest with the money but at least he bought himself a ticket to the AWA right after it.

  5. Forest George says:

    I think what I used to like about NWA heels like Blanchard and Flair was they really didn’t act like heels. I was so used to heels from the WWF that NWA heels were usually different,

  6. Jr. says:

    I just realized thats the PPV that Cornette jacked up his knee on.

  7. Paul R. from says:

    I think the price for freedom is $1.05.

    By the way, WWE does occasionally make shirts of old WCW logos and the such, but its not very often. I think they do some in connection with DVD releases. Though they did make nWo shirts for a while. I have one. I also have an ECW shirt from WWE, but that have been *their* ECW logo.

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