From the Archives of Professional Wrestling History, ClassicWrestling.com delivers the first ever Pay-Per-View event presented by the Universal Wrestling Federation. Hall of Fame Wrestling Announcer “Mean Gene” Okerlund hosts “The Best of Beach Brawl”.
The late wrestling promoter Herb Abrams created the UWF, and he offered an old-school style wrestling approach. He gathered some of the biggest names in the sport at the time to offer this spectacular. Among the wrestlers are such legends as “Mr. Wonderful” Paul Orndorff, “Jumping” Jim Brunzell, “Cowboy” Bob Orton, The incomparable Cactus Jack, Bam-Bam Bigelow and “Dr. Death” Steve Williams. Williams faced Bigelow in the conclusion of a Championship Tournament that resulted in many bruises, a ton of blood and these two wrestling legends battle it out for the UWF Championship.
“Beach Brawl” features other title matches including the UWF Woman’s Championship as Candi Divine does battle against Rockin’ Robin. This match determined the first ever UWF Woman’s Champion. The Tag Team Titles were on the line as Masked Confusion (formerly known as the Killer Bees in the old WWF) face off against the Power Twins.
“Beach Brawl” also features “Fabulous Freebird” Terry Gordy, Johnny Ace (John Laurinaitis in the WWE), Colonel Debeers, and “The Russian Bear” Ivan Koloff vs. Bob Backlund in a classic Legends Battle. Craig DeGeorge and “The Living Legend” Bruno Sammartino provide the call of the action is this UWF Spectacular. 88 Minutes. Rated PG-13.