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“NWA Classics 24/7” set to launch July 4, 2015

The National Wrestling Alliance has announced its latest and most ambitious project to date: “NWA Classics 24/7”. It is scheduled to be launched on July 4, 2015! “What’s more American than hot dogs – apple pie – and the National Wrestling Alliance?” asked NWA President R. Bruce Tharpe. “This is a project that we are […]

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CAC Radio – Episode 44: NWA President Bruce Tharpe

Hello everyone and welcome to the latest edition of CAC Radio.  After discussing the passing of Dusty Rhodes and the latest club news, cohosts David and Morgan welcome NWA President and CEO Bruce Tharpe to the program.  They talk about the National Wrestling Alliance, the upcoming project “NWA Classics 24/7”, recent CAC Reunions, and much […]

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CAC Mourns the Passing of Dusty Rhodes

The Cauliflower Alley Club joins the wrestling community in mourning the passing of legendary wrestler, promoter and talent coordinator Virgil Riley Runnels, Jr., better known to the world as “The American Dream” Dusty Rhodes. Runnels was not only a top draw wherever he went, but a creative powerhouse in Florida under the watchful eye of […]

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“The American Dream” Passes Away

Courtesy of WWE.com: WWE is deeply saddened that Virgil Runnels, aka “The American Dream” Dusty Rhodes — WWE Hall of Famer, three-time NWA Champion and one of the most captivating and charismatic figures in sports entertainment history — passed away today at the age of 69. Runnels became a hero to fans around the world […]

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That Time Jesse Ventura Was Elected Governor

Courtesy of fivethirtyeight.com: Remember when a former professional wrestler got himself elected as the governor of a major state? In 1998, Jesse “The Body” Ventura, a WWF star turned political independent and crusader, defeated two major-party candidates to win the Minnesota governor’s mansion. The latest documentary in our “Signals” series — “Shock the World,” directed by Zak Knutson […]

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The Official 2015 CAC Reunion Photo Gallery!

Here is the official 2015 CAC Reunion Photo Gallery!  This images are a great reminder of the time we spent together in Las Vegas celebrating the 50th anniversary of this remarkable organization. The Board of Directors hopes you enjoy the photos, and we’d like to thank each individual who submitted photos for inclusion in this […]

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CAC Radio – Episode 43: Greg Oliver and AJ Kirsch

Welcome to the latest edition of CAC Radio!  Hosts David and Morgan look back on the CAC’s 50th anniversary reunion, and are then joined by two special guests.  Greg Oliver, the producer of the SLAM! Sports pro wrestling section and AJ Kirsch, pro wrestler and reality TV star.  These two gentlemen have long been supporters […]

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Verne Gagne passes away

The Cauliflower Alley Club is sad to report that legendary promoter, Hall of Famer, and 2006 CAC Lou Thesz Award recipient Verne Gagne passed away today at the age of 89. Gagne was best known for promoting and operating the American Wrestling Association for several decades. The company was a major force in wrestling for […]

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Official Casino Royale 2015 results

Here are the match results for Casino Royale 2015 held at the Gold Coast Casino & Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada, recorded by CAC honoree Brian R. Westcott. This was part of the 50th annual Cauliflower Alley Club Reunion and was promoted by Billy Blade, Joseph Duncan, Bill Brown, Sandra Goode, with assistance by Trevor […]

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Larry Hennig proves he’s a worthy headliner at CAC banquet

By GREG OLIVER – Producer, SLAM! Wrestling: Like the WWF shows of the 1980s, when the World championship was defended before intermission, so the champ could head to another show, Wednesday’s Cauliflower Alley Club banquet put its top name on mid-show, and there was little doubt that Larry “The Ax” Hennig stole the show. Hennig […]

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