• ON THIS DAY IN WCW HISTORY (September 16, 1989) – NWA World Championship Wrestling
On this day in 1989, Ted Turner’s World Championship Wrestling aired an episode of their weekly TV show ‘NWA World Championship Wrestling’.
This episode from the Center Stage Theatre in Atlanta, Georgia and featured pre-taped matches, interviews & storyline segments on the road to the ‘NWA Halloween Havoc 1989’ PPV.
The card can be found here:
Ron Simmons vs. Rick Ryder
Scott Steiner vs. Gene Ligon
The Dynamic Dudes vs. Joe Cruz/Agent Steel
The Midnight Express vs. Bill Ford/Robbie Idol
Z-Man vs. Mike Awesome
The Danger Zone With Paul E. Dangerously
Tommy Rich vs. Dick Murdoch
Flyin’ Brian vs. Bob Cook
The Skyscrapers vs. Tim Parker/Luis Astea
Rick Steiner vs. Tommy Angel
• Old School WCW Jobber Of The Day: Scotty Williams
• AEW Commentator Says WWE Offered Him A Job To Stop Him From Going To AEW
On the latest edition of “What Happened When” podcast, former WCW commentator & current AEW commentator Tony Schiavone revealed that WWE offered him a job to stop him from going to AEW.
Below is what Schiavone said:
“They were very sketchy about it. They said we just want you to come to work here. We need more people here who have a strong wrestling background to help out. Well, what would I do? Well, you would just work with us.
I was talking to Bruce (Prichard) and I think Bruce was shooting with me that he didn’t know. Now it’s pretty apparent what was going on and I don’t blame Bruce for it. But, they wanted to get me so AEW wouldn’t get me and they would have run me out the door right after Eric Bischoff or before.
I’m not blaming Bruce but I get it. I know what Vince (McMahon) was thinking.”
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