Jim Crockett Promotions used "The Great American Bash" as the name for a tour that had several PPV caliber shows around the country. In 1986, there were 13 Great American Bashes and NWA World Heavyweight Champion Ric Flair defended his title at each one against Ricky Morton, Road Warrior Hawk, Ron Garvin, Nikita Koloff, Robert Gibson, Road Warrior Animal, Magnum T.A., Wahoo McDaniel and Dusty Rhodes. Rhodes defeated him for the title at the July 26 Bash. Flair challenged for it on the last Bash on August 2. Nikita Koloff and Magnum T.A. were involved in a best of seven title match series throughout the Bash for the U.S. Title. The cities toured in 1986 were in order as follows: July 1 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, July 3 in Washington, D.C., July 4 in Memphis, Tennessee, July 5 in Charlotte, North Carolina, July 9 in Cincinnati, Ohio, July 10 in Charleston, West Virginia, July 12 in Jacksonville, Florida, July 18 in Richmond, Virginia, July 21 in Fayetteville, North Carolina, July 23 in Johnson City, Tennessee, July 25 in Norfolk, Virginia, July 26 in Greensboro, North Carolina and August 2 in Atlanta, Georgia.

Tour dates and venues

Event Date City Venue
Night 1 July 1, 1986 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Night 2 July 3, 1986 Washington, D.C.
Night 3 July 4, 1986 Memphis, Tennessee
Night 4 July 5, 1986 Charlotte, North Carolina
Night 5 July 9, 1986 Cincinnati, Ohio
Night 6 July 10, 1986 Charleston, West Virginia
Night 7 July 12, 1986 Jacksonville, Florida
Night 8 July 18, 1986 Richmond, Virginia
Night 9 July 21, 1986 Fayetteville, North Carolina
Night 10 July 23, 1986 Johnson City, Tennessee
Night 11 July 25, 1986 Norfolk, Virginia
Night 12 July 26, 1986 Greensboro, North Carolina

Also See

External links

The Great American Bash
National Wrestling Alliance
World Championship Wrestling
World Wrestling Entertainment
The Bash
Fatal 4-Way
Capitol Punishment

1983 World Championship Wrestling pay-per-views
Starrcade 1983
1984 World Championship Wrestling pay-per-views
Starrcade 1984
1985 World Championship Wrestling pay-per-views
The Great American Bash 1985Starrcade 1985
1986 World Championship Wrestling pay-per-views
The Great American Bash 1986Starrcade 1986
1987 World Championship Wrestling pay-per-views
The Great American Bash 1987Starrcade 1987
1988 World Championship Wrestling pay-per-views
Bunkhouse Stampede 1988The Great American Bash 1988Starrcade 1988

The Great American Bash 1986 Tour


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