• OLD SCHOOL VIDEO HISTORY (May 28, 1988) – NWA World Championship Wrestling
On this day in 1988, Jim Crockett Promotions aired an episode of their weekly TV show ‘NWA World Championship Wrestling’.
This episode featured pre-taped matches, interviews & storyline segments on the road to the ‘NWA The Great American Bash 1988’ PPV.
The card can be found here:
1. FANTASTICS vs. STEVENS/KNIGHT
2. STEVE WILLIAMS, STING & NIKITA KOLOFF vs. RYAN WAGNER, DAVE SPEARMAN & GARY PHELPS
3. AL PEREZ vs. BOB RIDDLE
4. ARN ANDERSON vs. KEITH STEINBORN
5. RON GARVIN & MIGHTY WILBUR vs. AUMEN & GRUNDY
• AEW Originally Planned To Use A Different WWE Hall Of Famer At Double Or Nothing
Two time WWE Hall of Famer Bret Hart made a surprise appearance at AEW Double Or Nothing PPV to unveil the AEW World Heavyweight Championship.
You can check it out below:
According to WrestlingNewsCo, two time WWE Hall of Famer “The Nature Boy” Ric Flair was originally chosen to appear at AEW Double Or Nothing and reveal their World Title, but that couldn’t happen due to Ric undergoing surgery days before this PPV.
Speaking of Bret, he fell off the stage while leaving AEW Double Or Nothing PPV after his segment.
Wrestling Observer noted that Bret Hart is okay after this incident. Bret apparently tripped and fell down while leaving.