Throwback Thursday: Kings of the Coliseum

As announced on last week’s Cerrito Live, an event will take place on May 23rd called Roundhouse Revival.  Not only will the event feature pro wrestling, music, food trucks, craft brew and more – but it will be held in the parking lot of the historic Mid-South Coliseum.

Can you imagine a wrestling ring set up in the parking lot of the Coliseum?  Well, let’s just say Jerry “The King” Lawler and “Superstar” Bill Dundee, the two most iconic wrestling figures in Memphis, are already confirmed for the event.

As we prepare to “celebrate public land & city brand”, let’s take a look back at two of the arena’s greatest performers.  Both men have sold out the Coliseum & both are considered royalty.  Let’s rewind back to 1993 with Lawler, Elvis & his famous pink Cadillac.

Rumor has it, there was discussion of Lawler & the real Elvis partnering up for a wrestling storyline.  Unfortunately, that never happened.

For more information on Roundhouse Revival, click here.

WrestleMania Recap:  Join us this Saturday for our WrestleMania Recap during Cerrito Live!  Also, we will have a special guest join us!  Cerrito Live airs live every Saturday from 11:00 am – 1:00 pm CT on on Sports 56 & 87.7 FM .

Don’t Forget:  Memphis Wildfire Wrestling returns on April 23rd!  Catch all the action at Woodland Hills Country Club in Cordova, TN.  For the latest info, click here.

Dustin Starr is an active sports entertainer and regular contributor to MemphiSport and Cerrito Live. Follow him @DustinStarr.


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