Libertarian presidential short-lister Jesse Ventura gives Gene Okerlund an earful in this 1982 clip on the weekly AWA wrestling show. Here, the possible future leader of the free world is engrossed with how he introduced the Rolling Stones at a recent concert at the old St. Paul Civic Center.
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Video Vault: Bobby Heenan's 'weasel suit' match, 1980
No Wolves today. No Wild. That means it's time for the most awesome AWA wrestling match of all time: Bobby Heenan vs. Greg Gagne. 1980. St. Paul Civic Center. If Heenan loses, he has to put on the legendary weasel suit.
Video Vault: AWA, 1980, Gagne & Mad Dog vs. Ventura & Adonis
Old Minnesota 'rasslin doesn't get much better than this. From 1980, here's future Gov. Jesse Ventura and Adrian Adonis mixing it up with Mad Dog Vachon and owner/promoter/champion Verne Gagne. Gagne was 53-years-old at the time.
Which match did Gov. Jesse Ventura referee at 1999's 'SummerSlam'?
It was a job Al Quie, Rudy Perpich or Tim Pawlenty probably couldn't handle. But Jesse Ventura was like a loon on a lake. As a sitting governor of the state of Minnesota, he moonlighted as a referee at the WWF "SummerSlam" pay-per-view on Aug. 22, 1999. Which match did he officiate? (Bonus points if you can give the real names of the wrestlers) A) Steel Cage Triple-Threat Monster Match between The Undertaker, Kane and The Big Show. B)"Mr. Minnesota" Triple-Threat Match between Ravishing Rick Rude, Nature Boy Ric Flair and Mr. Perfect. C) WWF Triple-Threat Championship Match between Mankind, Triple H and Stone Cold Steve Austin. For the answer, click on the headline above...
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