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  • June 25, 1976 – Muhammad Ali vs Antonio Inoki in Atlanta, GA partially shown on CLOSED CIRCUIT TV: Andre the Giant b Chuck Wepner (1:15 – 3rd) by COUNT OUT in a “Wrestler vs Boxer” match (This occurred on a WWWF show in Shea Stadium), Antonio Inoki vs Muhammad Ali ended in a draw after 15 rounds in a “Wrestler vs Boxer” match (This match happened in Tokyo, Japan on June 26, 1976) Jack Brisco vs Dory Funk Jr (This event was Closed Circuited across the Georgia Territory and many other NWA cities).
  • July 4, 1982 – NWA/WWF World Title Unification in Atlanta, GA at The Omni: The Super Destroyer b Tom Pritchard, Kevin Sullivan b Mr. Saito, Leroy Brown b John Studd by COUNT OUT in a “Texas death” match, Wild Samoans (Afa and Sika) b Terry Gordy and Michael Hayes, Don Muraco b Dusty Rhodes, Paul Orndorff (National Champion) b Jimmy Snuka by DQ, The Masked Superstar b Mr. Wrestling II, Ivan Putski and Tom Prichard b Stan Hansen and Ole Anderson (NWA Tag Champions) by DQ, Ric Flair (NWA World Champion) vs Bob Backlund (WWF World Champion) ended in a DOUBLE COUNT OUT.
  • October 23, 1983 – The Last Battle of Atlanta in Atlanta, GA at The Omni: Les Thornton b Joe Lightfoot. Bruno Sammartino Jr (David Sammartino) b Pat Rose. Mr. Wrestling II b Bob Roop. Jake Roberts b Brett Wayne (Sawyer) by KNOCK OUT, The Great Kabuki b Ronnie Garvin, Jimmy Valiant and Pez Whatley vs The Road Warriors ended in a DOUBLE DQ, Tommy Rich b Buzz Sawyer in a “Steel Cage” match (with Paul Ellering was suspended above the ring in a small cage), Ole Anderson b Paul Ellering in a “Steel Cage” match.

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