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Before banking, there was wrestling

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Before Charlotte was ever known as a banking giant, it was known as a wrestling city. As in professional wrestling. In fact, for many, it was THE center of the pro wrestling world. Matches full of suplexes and throws into the turnbuckle were regular events at places like Memorial Stadium and the Charlotte Coliseum. This weekend, fans will gather in Charlotte to remember that era. The National Wrestling Alliance Legends Fanfest unites wrestlers with their old fans. It's the weventh time the event has been held in Charlotte and Morning Edition Host Scott Graf spoke the organizer, Greg Price.