Live from Comiskey Park in Chicago, it is a 2 out of 3 falls contest for the NWA World's Heavyweight Championship and the season 5 entry in our TIA Rewind series!
"Nature Boy" Buddy Rogers takes on champion Pat O'Connor. Don't let the black and white or the fact that this match is from 1961 but feels like it is from 1941 - this is practically a Cover Girl match. If you skipped it the first time we released this don't make same mistake twice. Incredibly watchable even 60+ years later.
And, because we're shameless, who better to discuss the "Match of the Century" that ends with one of the most infamous botches in pro wrestling history than Maffew Gregg of Botchamania.
If you're looking for a bite sized discussion of this mat classic, look elsewhere. We talk too much.
[Buddy Rogers vs Pat O'Connor, June 30 1961]