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Former World Heavyweight Champion Was Leaving WWE In 2006, How WWE Officials Stopped Him

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• ON THIS DAY IN WCW HISTORY (January 4, 1999) – WCW MONDAY NITRO (FINGERPOKE OF DOOM)

On this day in 1999, Ted Turner’s World Championship Wrestling aired another LIVE episode of their weekly TV show ‘WCW MONDAY NITRO’.

It was broadcasted from the Georgia Dome in Atlanta, Georgia and featured matches, interviews & storyline segments on the road to the ‘WCW Souled Out 1999’ PPV.

The card can be found here:

1. Hugh Morrus vs. Glacier

2. Booker T vs. Emory Hale

3. Chavo Guerrero Jr. vs. Norman Smiley

4. Chris Benoit vs. Horace

5. Chris Jericho vs. Saturn

6. Texas Tornado Tag Team Match: Juventud Guerrera & Psicosis vs. Kidman & Rey Mysterio Jr.

7. Konnan vs. Scott Steiner

8. Bam Bam Bigelow vs. Wrath

9. Diamond Dallas Page vs. Brian Adams

10. WCW World Heavyweight Title: Kevin Nash vs. Hollywood Hogan

• Former World Heavyweight Champion Was Leaving WWE In 2006, How WWE Officials Stopped Him

2-Time WWE Hall Of Famer Booker T was the guest on the latest edition of the Chris Van Vliet show.

During the interview, Booker T revealed that he was quitting WWE in 2005, and was on his way out of there in 2006, but WWE stopped him by giving his wife, Sharmell, a contract so that she could be on the road with him.

Here’s what Booker T said:

“I was gonna quit WWE back in 2005, 2006 I was leaving because Sharmell and I got married and I didn’t want to be on the road and I talked to them about it.

They said, ‘why don’t we hire Sharmell?’ I was like, ‘that’ll solve a whole lot.’ So, they hired Sharmell and she came on the road.”

Also Read: “The Rock stole a bunch of my catchphrases” – Booker T

WATCH: Sharmell’s (Booker T’s Wife) In A Revealing Video:

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