Gulf Coast Wrestling Reunion Welcomes WCA!

Fun, food, and festivities at wrestling’s best industry-only event

A fun and memorable time was had by all at the 23rd Annual Gulf Coast Wrestling Reunion at the Mobile International Speedway in Mobile, AL. It was the first trip for Wrestling Cares Association to this revered gathering of Gulf Coast, Southeastern, and Continental Championship Wrestling legends, but WCA’s own resident legend, Les Thatcher was there to introduce Wrestling Cares to all of the amazing men and women of the reunion.

Les Thatcher with Terry Lawler and Tiger Jr.
The fun and festivities included hilarious antics performed by the wrestlers and promoters on the raceway stage, and some of the best Southern home cookin’ found anywhere.

The 'Jailhouse Rocker' jams with WCA talent Kyle Matthews
Of course the biggest news of the reunion was the unveiling of the Lee Fields Gulf Coast Wrestling and Racing Hall of Fame. A special dedication ceremony was held to honor the late race car driver and wrestling legend as a section of the Mobile Int’l Speedway was redesigned to honor Lee Fields, celebrating racing and honoring other legends of the world of wrestling including: Danny Hodge, Don Fargo, Little Darling Dagmar, and former NWA Referee and friend to Wrestling Cares Association, Charlie Smith.

The Lee Fields Hall of Fame honors Gulf Coast legends
WCA’s own resident wrestling legend, Les Thatcher was also honored during the Hall of Fame ceremony for his contributions as a tag team talent during the heyday of the Gulf Coast and Southeastern territories. As promised at the door, old friendships were renewed and new friendships were formed at the Gulf Coast Wrestling Reunion. WCA can’t wait to be invited back for next year’s reunion.

WCA's David Jackson with legends, Ronnie Garvin & Charlie Smith