• A 40+ Year Career Came To An End After This Week’s AEW Dynamite
Longtime Wrestling Producer & Director Keith Mitchell’s career came to an end this past Wednesday, after AEW Dynamite: New Year’s Smash episode.
His career was 40 years long. He began working in the 1980s in WCCW (World Class Championship Wrestling). He later worked in WCW and TNA/Impact Wrestling as well.
Here’s what AEW President Tony Khan tweeted about it:
“Tonight’s the last AEW Dynamite ever on TNT & this event New Year’s Smash is very special as this will be the final wrestling event produced by the great Keith Mitchell in his amazing 40 year career spanning World Class / WCW / Impact / AEW. Let’s make Keith’s retirement show a Smash!”
Below is a photo of Keith with AEW EVPs Cody Rhodes & The Young Bucks:
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• ON THIS DAY IN WWF HISTORY (December 31, 1987) – WWF Prime Time Wrestling
On this day in 1987, the World Wrestling Federation aired an episode of their weekly TV show ‘WWF Prime Time Wrestling’.
It featured pre-taped matches, interviews & storyline segments on the road to the ‘WWF Royal Rumble 1988′ event.
The card can be found right here:
Randy Savage vs. Killer Khan
Ken Patera & Billy Jack Haynes vs. Mike Sharpe & Van Van Horn
Interview with Ted DiBiase And Virgil
They Show The Fans’ Reaction To Hulk Hogan Turning Down Ted DiBiase’s Offer
Sam Houston vs. Dusty Wolf
Koko B. Ware vs. Pete Doherty
Greg Valentine vs. Kenny Johnson
Highlights Of The 37th Annual Slammy Awards
The British Bulldogs vs. The Islanders
The Honky Tonk Man vs. Jake Roberts