• OLD SCHOOL HISTORY (October 8, 1988) – NWA World Wide Wrestling
On this day in 1988, Jim Crockett Promotions aired an episode of their weekly TV show ‘NWA World Wide Wrestling’.
This episode featured pre-taped matches, interviews & storyline segments on the road to ‘Starrcade 1988’.
The card can be found below:
– Sheepherders vs. Fantastics
– Ron Simmons & Dr Death vs. Agent Steel & ???(Varsity Club scouting)
– Interview Ron Simmons/Dr Death
– Rick Steiner vs. Bob Riddle
– Interview Varsity Club
– Bam Bam Bigelow squash
– Interview Sir Oliver Humperdink & Bam Bam Bigelow
– Straight Talk: Barry Windham/JJ Dillon
– Interview Ric Flair
– Ivan Koloff & Nikita Koloff squash
• Chris Jericho Makes Another Surprise Appearance To Attack NJPW Wrestler
Old School WWF Legend and current IWGP Intercontinental Champion Chris Jericho made a surprise return at today’s NJPW King of Pro-Wrestling event and attacked EVIL.
You can check out the footage below:
— njpwworld (@njpwworld) October 8, 2018
Below is what Jericho tweeted about this:
— Chris Jericho (@IAmJericho) October 8, 2018
EVIL was scheduled to wrestle Zack Sabre Jr, but the match was called off after this attack.
In the main event of the show, Kenny Omega defeated Cody Rhodes & Kota Ibushi in a Triple Threat match to retain the IWGP Heavyweight Championship.
The main event of Wrestle Kingdom 13 is set – Kenny Omega (c) vs. Hiroshi Tanahashi for the IWGP Heavyweight Championship.
Below are the results from this show:
– IWGP Junior Heavyweight Tag Team Championship Match: Suzuki-gun (El Desperado and Yoshinobu Kanemaru) (c) def. Jyushin Thunder Liger and Tiger Mask to retain the Titles.
– Great Bash Heel (Togi Makabe and Tomoaki Honma) def. Taguchi Japan (Juice Robinson and Toa Henare)
– Bullet Club OG (Bad Luck Fale, Tama Tonga, Tanga Loa and Taiji Ishimori) def. Bullet Club Elite (Matt Jackson, Nick Jackson, Hangman Page and Chase Owens)
– Chaos (Tomohiro Ishii, Hirooki Goto and Will Ospreay) def. Suzuki-gun (Minoru Suzuki, Taichi and Takashi Iizuka)
– Los Ingobernables de Japon (Tetsuya Naito, Sanada, Bushi and Shingo Takagi) def. Chaos (Kazuchika Okada, Toru Yano, Yoh and Sho)
– EVIL vs. Zack Sabre Jr. ended in a no contest when Chris Jericho attacked EVIL.
– Vacant IWGP Junior Heavyweight Championship Match: Kushida def. Marty Scurll to win the Title.
– Tokyo Dome IWGP Heavyweight Championship Challenge Rights Certificate: Hiroshi Tanahashi def. Jay White
– Triple Threat Match For The IWGP Heavyweight Championship: Kenny Omega (c) def. Cody Rhodes & Kota Ibushi to retain the Title.