• ON THIS DAY IN WCW HISTORY (April 29, 1999) – WCW Thunder
On this day in 1999, Ted Turner’s World Championship Wrestling aired an episode of their weekly TV show ‘WCW Thunder’.
This episode was pre-taped at the Bryce Jordan Center in University Park, Pennsylvania and featured matches & storyline segments on the road to the ‘WCW Slamboree 1999’ PPV.
The card of the show can be found here:
1. WCW TV Title: Booker T vs. Curt Hennig
2. Stevie Ray vs. Jerry Flynn
3. Kevin Nash vs. Hak
4. Goldberg vs. Meng
5. Randy Savage vs. The Disciple
6. WCW World Title – Falls Count Anywhere: DDP vs. Bam Bam Bigelow
• Cody Rhodes Says AEW Isn’t Interested In Signing A Recently Released WWE Wrestler
WWE released a number of on-screen and backstage employees two weeks ago to make budget cuts due to the ongoing Coronavirus pandemic.
Due to the mass release, speculation started that a number of those wrestlers could be signed by AEW.
However, the Executive Vice President of AEW, Cody Rhodes, confirmed that AEW obviously isn’t going to sign every released WWE talent. He straight up refused the idea of signing one wrestler during a Q/A session on Instagram Live.
A fan asked him if AEW was going to give Heath Slater a contract. He replied the following:
“Nope! No on Heath Slater.”
AEW could still be after some talent like Zack Ryder, The Revival and Luke Gallows & Karl Anderson, as previously reported.
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