• 2 Released WWE Wrestlers Expected To Return In A New Role
According to Fightful Select, former WWE wrestlers Curtis Axel and Ariya Daivari could be returning to WWE under a new role.
On Friday’s SmackDown, they had a tryout as a Backstage Producer.
Axel worked with Tyson Kidd to produce the Liv Morgan vs. Sasha Banks match, while Daivari worked with Chris Park to produce the Drew McIntyre vs. Sami Zayn match on SmackDown.
Curtis Axel (son of “Mr. Perfect” Curt Hennig), who is a former Intercontinental Champion & RAW Tag Team Champion, worked on the WWE main roster for 10 years. He got released in 2020 due to budget cuts.
On the other hand, Ariya Daivari wrestled in WWE for 5 years and was released in 2021. He is the younger brother of former WWE wrestler Shawn Daivari, who also works as a Backstage Producer in WWE.
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• ON THIS DAY IN WCW HISTORY (April 8, 1989) – NWA PRO Wrestling
On this day in 1989, Ted Turner’s World Championship Wrestling aired an episode of their weekly TV show ‘NWA PRO Wrestling’.
This episode featured pre-taped matches & storyline segments on the road to the ‘NWA WrestleWar 1989’ PPV.
The card can be found below:
– Ranger Ross vs. The Enforcer
– Michael Hayes & Butch Reed vs. Tony Suber & Cougar Jay
– The Iron Sheik vs. Tom Ivy
– Dick Murdoch, Ron Simmons & Vince Young vs. John Bruer, Lee Scott & Rip Morgan
– Interview: Ricky Steamboat
– The Great Muta vs. Bob Emory
– The Midnight Express vs. Snake Brown/The Raider