• ON THIS DAY IN WRESTLING HISTORY (April 5, 1997) – USWA TV
On this day in Pro Wrestling history on April 5, 1997, Jerry Jarrett’s & Jerry “The King” Lawler’s United States Wrestling Association aired an episode of their weekly TV Show.
The show featured pre-taped matches and interviews including several USWA Wrestlers.
1997 was the last year of the USWA territory, before its successor Memphis Power Pro Wrestling took over.
At this point, the USWA was sort of a developmental promotion for the World Wrestling Federation
Here’s the card:
Steve Boz vs. “Joltin” Bobby Bolton
Steven Dunn vs. King Reginald
Nick Dinsmore & Larry Valentine vs. The Truth Commission
Trailer Park Trash vs. “Too Sexy” Brian Christopher
“Moviestar” Mike Samples vs. “Superstar” Bill Dundee
Buster Johnson & “Crazy” Luke Graham Jr. vs. Billy Travis & Flash Flanagan
• Drew McIntyre Reacts To Winning The WWE Championship At WrestleMania 36, Heath Slater Comments
In the main event of Night 2 of WrestleMania 36, Drew McIntyre defeated Brock Lesnar in less than 5 minutes to win the WWE Championship.
McIntyre tweeted the following after his huge victory over The Beast:
“I dreamed a broken dream, and made it come true. I made it for you 💙 #WrestleMania”
— Drew McIntyre (@DMcIntyreWWE) April 6, 2020
McIntyre’s former 3MB stable member, Heath Slater, tweeted the following:
“Congratulations brother. @DMcIntyreWWE 3MB for life”
— Heath Slater (@HeathSlaterOMRB) April 6, 2020
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