CWA Championship Wrestling, in cooperation with the NWA, presents a classic tag team match featuring champions The Lightning Express (Brad Armstrong and Tim Horner) taking on The Hollywood Blonds (version 2: Ted Oates and Rip Rogers) in a non-title match.

From Wiki:
“In 1984, Rip Rogers and Ted Oates adopted the Hollywood Blonds moniker and “Superstar” gimmick for a run in the National Wrestling Alliance’s Mid-Atlantic Championship Wrestling territory. Rogers had previously teamed up with Gary Royal and Pez Whatley in a Hollywood Blonds inspired team known as The Convertible Blondes in Angelo Poffo’s International Championship Wrestling.”

“The arrogant heel team defeated Ron Garvin and Oates’ storyline brother, Jerry, to win the NWA National Tag Team Championship on September 20, 1984. Rogers and Oates held on to the gold for a little over a month. They lost the titles to the Lightning Express (Brad Armstrong and Tim Horner) on November 1. Not long after losing the titles, Rogers and Oats split up when Rip Rogers left the area to pursue a singles career.”

From Wiki:
“Brad Armstrong and “White Lightning” Tim Horner teamed up under the moniker The Lightning Express in 1984 for the NWA’s Jim Crockett Promotions. The name evolved from Horner’s nickname and the fact that Armstrong was as explosively quick as Horner. A baby-face team, they won the NWA National Tag Team Championship from The Hollywood Blonds team of Rip Rogers and Ted Oates.”

Date: November 10, 1984
Location: WMC TV5 Studio, Memphis
Play-by-play: Lance Russell, Gordon Solie
Referee: Jerry Calhoun

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