WWF King of the Ring at Sullivan Stadium in July 1986

Going through my old photo albums again. I was a huge “Rowdy” Roddy Piper fan when I was a kid, even though he was the ultimate bad guy. I remember kids in my class always giving me flack for being a Piper fan. Back then, we all still thought it was real. A few months before he turned “babyface” (good guy), he fought at the 2nd ever King of the Ring (long before it was a pay per view TV event) at the old Sullivan Stadium in Foxboro, Massachusetts – about 30 minutes south of Boston. It’s where the New England Patriots played before Gillette Stadium was built.

I don’t remember much about this show, but I did keep the promotional poster on my wall all throughout my teenage years. It was hosted by one of my favorite radio people, Karen Blake (“The Madame”) from WZOU. I had the chance to work with Karen years later when she did mornings at WODS.

You’ll have to forgive the crappy quality of these pictures. They were taken with a state-of-the-art Kodak Disc (remember those?) camera. And enjoy a picture of a young me in my someday-I’ll-be-a-serial-killer glasses I had to wear as a kid.

Volkoff Walks Back

Tag Cage Match The British Bulldogs vs Beefcake and Valentine

Roddy Piper

Putting Up the Cage

Piper vs Muraco with Mr Fuji

Piper Grabs the Chair

Pedro Morales

Paul Orndorff

Nikolai Volkoff

Nikolai Volkoff vs Pedro Morales

Nikolai Volkoff vs Dan Spivey

Muraco Hits Piper With Steel Chair

Karen Blake

Junkyard Dog

Greg Valentine and Brutus Beefcake leave the cage

George The Animal Steele

Bruno Sammartinto vs. The DH

Billy Jack Haynes vs Harley Race

Billy Jack Haynes exits

Billy Jack Haynes - Im a Nerd

Beefcake Climbing Cage

Beefcake Carted Out

Beefcake and Valentine

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