• 2 WWE Wrestlers Get Their Old Names Back
According to PWInsider, former RETRIBUTION members Reckoning and Slapjack have gotten their old names back – Mia Yim and Shane Thorne.
While they will be using their old personas again, there’s no word yet on when they’ll return to WWE TV again.
There were reports that Shane & Mia were moving to SmackDown, but that hasn’t happened yet.
There were reports of Mia’s SmackDown debut against Carmella (first on the Throwback edition of SmackDown and then on the go-home SmackDown for WrestleMania Backlash), but that didn’t happen either.
Shane recently competed in a dark match before SmackDown on June 25th, which was against NXT Champion Karrion Kross. This match took place in front of WWE Officials, who were there to see Kross’ work.
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• On This Day In Pro Wrestling History (July 12, 1992) – WCW The Great American Bash 1992
On this day in Pro Wrestling history on July 12, 1992, Ted Turner’s World Championship Wrestling aired ‘WCW The Great American Bash 1992’ LIVE on PPV from the Albany Civic Center in Albany, Georgia.
This was the 8th edition of WCW’s annual The Great American Bash, although the 1986 & 1987 Great American Bash events were actually tours of several shows with the best matches making it to the VHS, that made them being presented like 1 big event in both years, even though they weren’t.
There was no Great American Bash in 1993 & 1994, but after WCW was sold to the World Wrestling Federation in 2001, Vince McMahon brought the pay-per-view back in 2004 under the WWE banner.
The 1992 Bash featured a tournament for the NWA World Tag Team Championship.
Below are the results from that night:
Quarter-final: Nikita Koloff & Ricky Steamboat defeated Jushin Thunder Liger & Brian Pillman
Quarter-final: Hiroshi Hase & Shinya Hashimoto defeated The Fabulous Freebirds
Quarter-final: Dustin Rhodes & Barry Windham defeated Steve Austin & Rick Rude
Semi-final: Terry Gordy & Steve Williams defeated Nikita Koloff & Ricky Steamboat
Semi-final: Dustin Rhodes & Barry Windham defeated Hiroshi Hase & Shinya Hashimoto
WCW World Heavyweight Championship: Big Van Vader defeated Sting (c)
Final: Terry Gordy & Steve Williams defeated Dustin Rhodes & Barry Windham