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Backstage News On Who Begged CM Punk To Work On WWE Backstage

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• ON THIS DAY IN WCW HISTORY (March 8, 1999) – WCW MONDAY NITRO

On this day in 1999, Ted Turner’s World Championship Wrestling aired another LIVE episode of their weekly TV show ‘WCW MONDAY NITRO’.

It was broadcasted from the Worcester Centrum in Worcester, Massachusetts and featured matches, interviews & storyline segments on the road to the ‘WCW Uncensored 1999’ PPV.

The card can be found here:

1. Falls Count Anywhere: Bam Bam Bigelow vs. Hak vs. Raven

2. Chris Jericho vs. Lizmark Jr.

3. WCW TV Title: Scott Steiner vs. Booker T

4. Rey Mysterio Jr. vs. Scott Norton

5. Bret Hart vs. Van Hammer

6. Goldberg vs. Ric Flair

• Backstage News On Who Begged CM Punk To Work On WWE Backstage

During a recent interview on Lilian Garcia’s Chasing Glory podcast, WWE Backstage host Renee Young revealed that she begged & pleaded to CM Punk to join WWE Backstage on FS1.

Below is what Renee said:

“When I like heard his name being thrown around, I was like, should I reach out to him? Should I try to see where he’s at?

So we have been talking a little bit. Yeah, I was just begging and pleading. I’m like, it’ll be good. It’ll be fun. I promise it’s going to be a great time.

So, I just sort of did like the best selling job I could possibly do to try to get him to come on and do it. Then, finally, he was like, let’s do it.”

WATCH: Hot Footage Of WWE Backstage Host Renee Young In Bikini:

        
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