• German WCW/AEW Announcer Reveals Logo For Canceled WCW 2001 Germany PPV
Mike Ritter, who is currently one half of the German commentary team in Tony Khan’s All Elite Wrestling, used to be one of the German commentators for Ted Turner’s World Championship Wrestling for several years, until the promotion was sold in March of 2001.
On November 16, 2000, WCW held their first ever Germany-only pay-per-view, called ‘WCW Millennium Final’, but it turned out to be the only one ever of this kind, as Vince McMahon bought the company 4 months later.
About 20 years after the event, Mike Ritter and his former co-commentator Oliver Copp revealed on Twitter that WCW had in fact another Germany PPV planned for the fall of 2001, which would have taken place if they had still existed at that point.
Here’s the never-seen-before logo of this canceled PPV:
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• ON THIS DAY IN WWF HISTORY (July 8, 2001) – WWF Sunday Night HEAT
On this day in 2001, the World Wrestling Federation aired an episode of their weekly TV show ‘WWF Sunday Night HEAT’.
It was broadcasted from the Tacoma Dome in Tacoma, Washington and featured pre-taped matches, interviews & storyline segments on the road to the ‘WWF Invasion 2001’ PPV.
The match-card can be found right here:
1. Justin Credible vs. Funaki
2. Raven vs. Hardcore Holly
3. Tajiri vs. Jerry Lynn
4. Rhyno vs. K-Kwik
5. WCW Tag Team Titles: Chuck Palumbo & Sean O’Haire vs. Chris Kanyon & Shawn Stasiak