I've cited this match a few times when Garza comes up. The WWF mag tried to give the luchadores a nice write up and talked about how Garza was "the Mexican Shawn Michaels" and then THAT booking happens.
Thesz defended his NWA title against Happy Humphrey. Young JYD was probably far from the worst wrestler he ever encountered.22.04.1978 National Wrestling Alliance Lou Thesz defeats Leroy Rochester
NWA Mid-America - Event @ Memorial Auditorium in Chattanooga, Tennessee, USA
JYD vs Lou Thesz hurts my brain.
I love me some JYD since I was 3. Every time I dig into Thesz' late career in the south after his $$$ situation went bad, I seem to come away surprised by something.Thesz defended his NWA title against Happy Humphrey. Young JYD was probably far from the worst wrestler he ever encountered.
For the sake of kayfabe, I hate that Axl grabbed on so loosely. However, an accidental grip a bit too tight might make his suplex ride much more violent at the end.