• “Don’t Stop Me Now” – CM Punk Is Ready For His AEW Debut
It’s pretty obvious by now that CM Punk has signed a contract with All Elite Wrestling, and is expected to debut on tonight’s AEW Rampage.
He’s rumored to face Darby Allin in the main event of AEW All Out 2021 pay-per-view on September 5th in Chicago.
Punk teased his return to pro-wrestling by posting the following on his Instagram story:
What you see above is a cover pic from the Batman comic “The Dark Knight Returns”, where the story was Batman returning from retirement after 10 years. The music Punk used on this Instagram story is Queen’s “Don’t Stop Me Now” with the lyrics: “Tonight I’m gonna have myself a real good time.”
AEW wrestler Matt Hardy also teased Punk’s debut by tweeting the following video of him working with Punk in WWE:
— MATT HARDY (@MATTHARDYBRAND) August 20, 2021
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• ON THIS DAY IN WCW HISTORY (August 19, 1995) – WCW Saturday Night
On this day in 1995, Ted Turner’s World Championship Wrestling aired an episode of their weekly TV show ‘WCW Saturday Night’.
This episode was pre-taped at the Center Stage Theater in Atlanta, Georgia and featured matches, interviews & storyline segments on the road to the “WCW Fall Brawl 1995” PPV.
The card of the show can be found here:
“Pitbull” Sgt Craig Pittman vs. Steve Storm
Nasty Boys vs. Mark Kyle & Sledgehammer McGill
“White Lightning” Tim Horner vs. Marcus Alexander Bagwell
Kurasawa vs. Mike Davis
“Hacksaw” Jim Duggan vs. Red Tyler
Harlem Heat vs. John Taylor & Larry Santo
“Flyin” Brian Pillman vs. Sonny Trout
Maxx Muscle vs. Renegade
“Nature Boy” Ric Flair vs. “Das Wunderkind” Alex Wright