Legendary wrestlers come to Jonesboro

Legends of Memphis Wrestling
(Source: KAIT)
(Source: KAIT)
(Source: KAIT)
(Source: KAIT)

JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) - It has been over 30 years since the biggest names in Memphis wrestling have been under the same roof.

On Saturday night, the reunion happened at the Earl Bell Community Center in Jonesboro.

Several wrestling fans came out to see the Legends of Memphis Wrestling Reunion hosted by the East Arkansas Broadcasters and Car Today.

Fans had the chance to meet some of the biggest stars including Jerry "The King" Lawler, Jeff Jarrett, Superstar Bill Dundee and many more.

One of the stars himself was excited to be back at his old stomping grounds.

"It's great seeing so many people from back in the day, people bringing me pictures," Lawler said.  "Here's a picture that someone took of me at a match here in Jonesboro 20 something years ago.  So, it's neat to see those kinds of fans and that they still remember and that they're still excited about coming to see the wrestling stars."

There was not an empty seat in the house Saturday night as the crowd stood on their feet chanting for their favorite Memphis wrestlers of the past.

Many fans got to take advantage of VIP seating which included floor seats and an opportunity to get an autograph from the stars themselves.

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