• OLD SCHOOL HISTORY (January 29, 1996) – WCW PRIME
On this day in 1996, Ted Turner’s World Championship Wrestling aired an episode of their weekly TV show ‘WCW Prime’.
This episode featured pre-taped matches & segments, building storylines on the road to the upcoming ‘WCW SuperBrawl VI’ PPV.
The show was hosted by Dusty Rhodes & Chris Cruise.
Here’s the card:
1. Meng vs. Ric Valentino
2. Sting vs. The Gambler
3. Superbrawl VI Control Center
4. Clash of the Champions Recap
5. Harlem Heat Promo
6. Yeti vs. Barry Houston
7. Mr. JL vs. Disco Inferno
8. Superbrawl VI Control Center
9. Public Enemy Promo
10. Kevin Sullivan vs. Chuck Williams
11. Prime Cut “Moo Match” of the Week: The Nasty Boys vs. Men at Work
• BREAKING: Another WWE Wrestler Granted Release
According to Fightful, WWE 205 Live Cruiserweight wrestler Hideo Itami asked for a release from WWE and has been granted it.
Itami finished up with WWE on tonight’s episode of 205 Live after losing to Akira Tozawa.
Itami, age 37, signed with WWE (NXT) back in 2014 and made his WrestleMania debut in 2015 during the Andre the Giant Memorial Battle Royal on the Kickoff Show.
Below is what Itami tweeted regarding finishing up with WWE:
— KENTA (@HideoItami) January 30, 2019
Earlier today, WWE announced that Dean Ambrose will be leaving after WrestleMania 35 in April:
“Dean Ambrose (Jonathan Good) will not be renewing his contract with WWE when it expires in April. We are grateful and appreciative of all that Dean has given to WWE and our fans. We wish him well and hope that one day Dean will return to WWE.”
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