Death Of The Territories

by Tim Hornbaker
Death Of The Territories
  • ISBN-13: 9781770413849
  • Author(s): Tim Hornbaker
  • Subject: Sports & outdoor recreation
  • Publisher: Ecw Press
  • Imprint: Ecw Press
  • Publication Date: 18-10-2018
  • Format: p/b

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£17.99
For decades, distinct professional wrestling territories thrived across North America. Dozens of territories flourished between the 1950s and late '70s. But by the early 1980s, the growth of cable television had put new outside pressures on promoters. Providing never-before-revealed information, Death of the Territories is a must-read for fans yearning to understand how Kennedy McMahon outlasted his rivals and established WrestleMania - the industry's first national promotion. At the same time, it offers a comprehensive look at the promoters who opposed McMahon, focusing on their noteworthy power plays and embarrassing mistakes.
About the book

For decades, distinct professional wrestling territories thrived across North America. Dozens of territories flourished between the 1950s and late '70s. But by the early 1980s, the growth of cable television had put new outside pressures on promoters. Providing never-before-revealed information, Death of the Territories is a must-read for fans yearning to understand how Kennedy McMahon outlasted his rivals and established WrestleMania - the industry's first national promotion. At the same time, it offers a comprehensive look at the promoters who opposed McMahon, focusing on their noteworthy power plays and embarrassing mistakes.

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