• ON THIS DAY IN WCW HISTORY (May 20, 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 ‘WCW The Great American Bash 1996’ PPV.
The show was hosted by Dusty Rhodes & Chris Cruise.
Here’s the card:
1. Jim Duggan vs. Big Bubba Rogers (JIP)
2. The Road Warriors vs. Manny Fernandez & Bill Payne
3. The Steiner Brothers video package
4. Konnan vs. Pat Tanaka
5. Sting vs. Hugh Morrus
6. Diamond Dallas Page Make-over Vignette
7. The Faces of Fear vs. Armstrong Brothers
8. Prime Cut “Moo Match” of the Week: The Public Enemy vs. The Blue Bloods
• BREAKING NEWS: Shad Gaspard’s Body Reportedly Found
As we noted earlier, an unidentified body was found in the area this morning, where Shad Gaspard was lost. The body was said to be in “good shape”.
NBC is now reporting that the discovered body matches the description of Shad Gaspard:
“Investigators say a body, matching the description of the missing father, former WWE wrestling star Shad Gaspard, has washed ashore in Venice. He was swept away by a rip current while swimming with his 10 yr old son. Son was rescued by lifeguards.”
The official confirmation will be done by Shad’s family.
#BreakingNews Investigators say a body, matching the description of the missing father, former WWE wrestling star Shad Gaspard, has washed ashore in Venice. He was swept away by a rip current while swimming with his 10 yr old son. Son was rescued by lifeguards. @NBCLA pic.twitter.com/JR2MpZzHah
— Daniella Guzman (@DaniellaNBCLA) May 20, 2020
— Tina Patel (@tina_patel) May 20, 2020
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