• On This Day In Pro Wrestling History (August 21, 1997) – WCW Clash Of The Champions 35
On this day in Pro Wrestling history on August 21, 1997, Ted Turner’s World Championship Wrestling aired ‘WCW Clash Of The Champions 35’ LIVE on TBS from the Nashville Municipal Auditorium in Nashville, Tennessee.
This ended up being the last ever ‘Clash of the Champions’ event in World Championship Wrestling history.
The results can be found here:
– WCW United States Heavyweight Championship: Steve McMichael defeated Jeff Jarrett (c)
– No DQ: Raven defeated Stevie Richards
– WCW World Television Championship: Alex Wright defeated Último Dragón (c)
– WCW Cruiserweight Championship: Chris Jericho (c) defeated Eddie Guerrero
– Psychosis, Silver King, Villano IV & Villano V defeated Juventud Guerrera, Super Caló, Héctor Garza & Lizmark Jr.
– Ric Flair & Curt Hennig defeated Konnan & Syxx
– WCW World Tag Team Championship: Scott Hall & Randy Savage (c) defeated Diamond Dallas Page & Lex Luger
• AEW’s Jim Ross Not Surprised By WWE Starting AEW vs. NXT War
WWE announced yesterday that NXT is moving to the USA Network and will become a two hour show, beginning September 18.
The show will air from 8 to 10 PM EST, which means it’ll be going head-to-head with AEW’s TV show on TNT – thus starting a “Wednesday Night War” in Pro-Wrestling.
WWE Hall of Famer Jim Ross, who is currently working as a Commentator & Senior Advisor in All Elite Wrestling, tweeted the following regarding the AEW vs. NXT war:
Not sure personally of the poke the bear line but @wwe move to attempt to block their “non competition” isn’t a surprise.
No one said this journey would be easy. https://t.co/WRdlWqrs4p
— Jim Ross (@JRsBBQ) August 20, 2019
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