An article appeared in the sports section of the February 1, 1971 issue of the CHARLOTTE OBSERVER. It read, “A world championship match and a unique team bout share the spotlight on the wrestling card tonight at PARK CENTER. Dory Funk Jr. places his title on the line against Johnny Weaver. It’s a two-of-three falls bout with a one hour time limit.” And with this match, in Johnny’s own words, “the biggest and most prestigious singles program of my career began.” A capacity PARK CENTER crowd witnessed the match, whichRead More