That Time Macho Man & Jesse Ventura Battled in Poughkeepsie
In 1985, The Macho Man and The Body made short work of two jobbers in Poughkeepsie, New York.
Did you know that Randy Savage and Jesse Ventura both wrestled together right here in the Hudson Valley?
The WWE has a rich history in the city of Poughkeepsie. Most wrestling fans know that some of the most memorable matches were taped at the former Mid-Hudson Civic Center in Downtown Poughkeepsie. The venue is now called the MJ Nesheiwat Convention Center. A memory was recently shared on Twitter that shows the caliber of wrestling talent that appeared in Poughkeepsie.
Was this match really in Poughkeepsie? It appears so.
The picture fits the timeline of an old match that was uploaded on YouTube. The match was finally released after being unused for decades. The match teams up two icons in the wrestling industry. The Macho Man Randy Savage and Jesse 'The Body' Ventura' take on two dudes you have probably never heard of.
Have you ever been to the MJ Nesheiwat Convention Center before? Did you see a wrestling match there?