• On This Day In Pro Wrestling History (December 13, 1988) – AWA Superclash 3
On this day in Pro Wrestling history on December 13, 1988, the American Wrestling Association aired ‘AWA Superclash III’, the only PPV in the history of the company, LIVE from the UIC Pavilion in Chicago, Illinois.
This pay-per-view event also featured Wrestlers from World Class Championship Wrestling (WCCW) and Jerry Jarrett’s Continental Wrestling Association (Memphis Wrestling).
Here are the results:
– Chavo Guerrero, Mando Guerrero, & Hector Guerrero defeated Cactus Jack & The Rock ‘n’ Roll RPMs
– WCCW World Light Heavyweight Championship: Eric Embry defeated Jeff Jarrett (c)
– Jimmy Valiant defeated Wayne Bloom
– WCCW Texas Heavyweight Championship: Iceman King Parsons (c) defeated Brickhouse Brown
– The Top Guns & Wendi Richter defeated Badd Company & Madusa Miceli
– AWA International Television Championship: Greg Gagne defeated Ron Garvin via count-out
– Nine-woman Lingerie Battle Royal: The Syrian Terrorist defeated Bambi, Peggy Lee Leather, Laurie Lynn, Brandi Mae, Malibu, Nina, Pocohantas & Luna Vachon
– Boot Camp match: Sgt. Slaughter defeated Colonel DeBeers
– WCCW World Tag Team Championship: The Samoan Swat Team (c) defeated Michael Hayes and Steve Cox
– Indian Strap match: Wahoo McDaniel defeated Manny Fernandez
– Title Unification match: Jerry Lawler (c – AWA) defeated Kerry Von Erich (c – WCCW) via referee stoppage
– The Rock ‘n’ Roll Express vs The Stud Stable ended in a double DQ
• Bad News For Braun Strowman (Spoiler)
According to the Dirty Sheets, Vince McMahon & Triple H have different ideas regarding who they want to see as Universal Champion after WrestleMania 35.
Vince McMahon wants Braun Strowman to walk into WrestleMania 35 as the Universal Champion (which means Vince wants him to defeat Brock Lesnar to win the Title) and have him drop the Title to Drew McIntyre.
On the other hand, Triple H wants Brock Lesnar to walk into WrestleMania 35 as the Universal Champion and have Seth Rollins defeat him to win the Title. Triple H believes Rollins can fill the void that Roman Reigns’ departure has created and that’s why HHH is keen on saving the big win over Lesnar for Rollins.
The bad news for Strowman is that neither Vince nor Triple H view him as a longterm top WWE babyface and that’s why Triple H is adamant on having Rollins go over Lesnar instead of Strowman.
So don’t be surprised if Strowman fails to defeat Lesnar for the Universal Championship once again. Current plan is to having Lesnar vs. Strowman for the Universal Title at Royal Rumble 2019.