• ON THIS DAY IN WCW HISTORY (May 26, 1990) – NWA World Wide Wrestling
On this day in 1990, Ted Turner’s World Championship Wrestling aired an episode of their weekly TV show ‘NWA World Wide Wrestling’.
This episode featured pre-taped matches & storyline segments on the road to the “WCW The Great American Bash 1990” PPV.
The card can be found below:
Nasty Ned Brady & Sam Cody vs. Southern Boys
Stan Lane vs. Brian Pillman
Denny Cass vs. Mean Mark
Rick Fargo & Rip Rogers vs. Rock ‘n’ Roll Express
Pete Sanchez vs. Norman
• Drew Gulak Was Contacted By Other Promotions After His WWE Contract Expired
Former Cruiserweight Champion, Drew Gulak, was moved to the alumni section on WWE’s website a couple of weeks ago, as his contract expired.
Gulak reportedly signed a new deal with the company and he’s back on the main roster page now.
The Wrestling Observer noted that some companies tried to contact Gulak to book him for future dates, but he had already made his decision to stay with WWE:
“I know people who tried to book him for future dates because you know he was actually a free agent. He could have been on whatever.
He could have been on Double Or Nothing and he…the way he reacted — I guess by the way he reacted when people contacted him they didn’t know he was going back to WWE, but they knew he was going somewhere because he wasn’t interested in anything so it was assumed that he was going to WWE or AEW, but he had already pretty much made up his mind that he wasn’t going anywhere else.”
• WWE Slowly Preparing To Bring Back Live Events With Fans
WWE had their first event with a crowd last night on RAW. The company used Performance Center trainees as fans. WWE also used plexiglas as part of a barrier between the crowd and the wrestlers.
Per WrestleVotes, the company is likely to bring back fans to their events in the coming months, using the same setup they introduced on last night’s RAW:
“I’m hearing that internally the WWE live event schedule is slowly being rebuilt. I’m still not expecting anything with fans prior to July, however.
Discussions about ticket sales going forward have also begun, with social distancing guidelines remaining in place. That’s tricky.”
I’m hearing that internally the WWE live event schedule is slowly being rebuilt. I’m still not expecting anything with fans prior to July, however. Discussions about ticket sales going forward have also begun, with social distancing guildlines remaining in place. That’s tricky.
— WrestleVotes (@WrestleVotes) May 26, 2020