• ON THIS DAY IN NWA HISTORY (July 16, 1983) – NWA Mid-Atlantic Championship Wrestling
On this day in 1983, Jim Crockett Promotions aired an episode of their weekly TV show ‘NWA Mid-Atlantic Championship Wrestling’.
This episode was taped 3 days earlier on July 13 and featured pre-taped matches, interviews & storyline segments featuring the 1983 NWA Wrestling Superstars.
The card can be found below:
Mike Rotundo vs. Golden Boy Grey
Jack & Jerry Brisco vs. Ricky Steamboat & Jay Youngblood
Greg Valentine vs. Brett Hart
The Great Kabuki vs. Keith Larson
Bob Orton Jr. vs. Joel Deaton
Dory Funk Jr. vs. Rufus R. Jones
• Asuka Reveals Who She Wants To Face At A Possible Evolution 2 PPV (Rumored For August 30)
RAW Women’s Champion Asuka was a part of her first international conference call on Wednesday morning. She discussed 5 years of the Women’s Evolution in WWE and wanting to see another all-women’s pay-per-view event this year.
During the call, GiveMeSport asked Asuka who she’d like to face at Evolution 2, if it happens. Asuka responded by saying that she’d like to face former NXT Women’s Champion Rhea Ripley.
We’ve just spoken to Asuka on her first ever int. media call!
With WWE celebrating Women’s Evolution week, she’s excited for the ‘second phase of the evolution’ and hopes to see another all women’s PPV soon.
Given the choice, Asuka wants to face Rhea Ripley at the event ? pic.twitter.com/X6RyogKhKR
— GiveMeSport WWE & Wrestling (@GMS_WWE) July 15, 2020
Ripley then replied that she has always wanted to face Asuka:
— RheaRipley_WWE (@RheaRipley_WWE) July 15, 2020
Evolution 2 is rumored to take place on August 30th, the weekend following the SummerSlam weekend.
Speaking of Asuka, she’ll defend her RAW Women’s Championship against Sasha Banks at The Horror Show at WWE Extreme Rules this Sunday.
WATCH: Old Revealing Video Of Asuka (Part 1):
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