Sunday, March 16, 2008

Title Chase

Johnny Weaver's Title Chase
The Biggest and Most Prestigious Singles Program of His Career
by Mike Cline

An article appeared in the sports section of the February 1, 1971 issue of the CHARLOTTE OBSERVER. It read, "A world championship match and a unique team bout share the spotlight on the wrestling card tonight at PARK CENTER. Dory Funk Jr. places his title on the line against Johnny Weaver. It's a two-of-three falls bout with a one hour time limit."

And with this match, in Johnny's own words, "the biggest and most prestigious singles program of my career began." . . . . . .

>> Read the full article on the Mid-Atlantic Gateway.