Jim Crockett Jr.
1973: Jim Crockett Jr. took over the ownership of Jim Crockett Promotions when his father,
Jim Crockett, passed away.. 1980: Jim Crockett Jr. was elected to his first term as President of the National Wrestling Alliance that lasted roughly two years..
Jim Crockett Jr. formed working relationships with Frank Tunney’s Maple Leaf Wrestling based in Toronto..
1985: Jim Crockett Jr. was elected to his second term as President of the National Wrestling Alliance..
Jim Crockett Jr. brought Georgia Championship Wrestling and secured a Saturday Night time slot on TBS..
1987: Jim Crockett Jr. was elected to his third term as President of the National Wrestling Alliance..
Jim Crockett Jr. added the Central States, Championship Wrestling from Florida, and UWF to his company..
Jim Crockett Jr. ran shows in six different territories under the name of the National Wrestling Alliance..
November 1988: Jim Crockett was close to filing bankrupsy and was forced to sell his assets to Ted Turner..
Ted Turned changed the name to
World Championship Wrestling and eventually left the NWA.. Jim Crockett Jr. kept his position as President of the National Wrestling Alliance until 1991..
1994: Jim Crocket Jr. started promoting shows under the name “World Wrestling Network” but it failed within a year..