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http://culturecrossfire.com/wrestling/wrasslin-back-in-the-day-may-1985-part-3/

Part 3 of my look back at May of 1985 includes the story of how three WWF stars bucked the system and went to work for the territories without Vince McMahon's approval. 

 The WWF snags two Florida stars as their quest for national dominance continues.

. Kamala continues his vagabond lifestyle as he appears and disappears from another headline spot. 

 A legend begins his long road to the world title. World Class puts on a huge tag team spectacular in Texas Stadium.

Mike Von Erich is arrested. 

The WWF draws a smaller crowd than many indy shows do today as the Fed continues to invade Dallas. 

WTBS and Bill Watts split. 

ESPN's wrestling time slot is the new desire for every promotion dreaming of competing with the WWF and JCP. 

Watts finds a new black Superman. 

Jim Crockett begans demolitioning the NWA infrastructure. 

Rumors have Tully Blanchard leaving JCP to work for an old friend. 

Plus other news, notes and results!