• ON THIS DAY IN NWA HISTORY (April 19, 1986) – NWA Mid-Atlantic Championship Wrestling
On this day in 1986, Jim Crockett Promotions aired an episode of their weekly TV show ‘NWA Mid-Atlantic Championship Wrestling’.
This episode featured pre-taped matches, interviews & storyline segments featuring the 1986 NWA Wrestling Superstars.
The card was:
– Interview: Paul Jones/Army
– Interview: Chief Wahoo McDaniel
– Manny Fernandez/Hector Guerrero vs. Vernon Deaton/Tony Zane
– Interview: Joe Nighthawk Coltrane
– Baron Von Rashke vs. Gene Ligon
– Wahoo McDaniel vs. Thunderfoot
– Recap of Ric Flair/Ricky Morton confrontation
– Shaska Whatley vs. George South
– Interview: Jimmy Valiant
– Interview: Shaska Whatley
– Interview: Magnum TA
– Jimmy Garvin vs. Mark Fleming
– Interview: Ivan/Nikita Koloff/Krusher Khrushchev
– Leo Burke vs. Ron Rossi
– Ivan Koloff vs. Rocky Kernodle
– Russians attack Magnum TA
• Former WWE Champion Cleared To Return To In-Ring Action
“The Modern Day Maharaja” Jinder Mahal has been away from the ring due to a knee injury. Mahal had to undergo surgery last year, but now he has fully recovered.
Chris Featherstone recently reached out to the former WWE Champion to get an update on his status with the company, as many stars are currently being released. He said that he’s ready to make his return:
“I reached out to former WWE Champion Jinder Mahal to check on both his WWE status, as well as the status of his injury. Mahal stated that he is currently ‘cleared and waiting’.”
Mahal was last seen in the ring competing against Mustafa Ali at a house show in Denver, Colorado last June.
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