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Hall Of Famer Released From WWE After 35 Years

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• ON THIS DAY IN WCW HISTORY (April 27, 1990) – NWA Power Hour

On this day in 1990, Ted Turner’s World Championship Wrestling aired an episode of their weekly TV show ‘NWA Power Hour’.

This episode featured pre-taped matches & storyline segments on the road to the ‘NWA Capital Combat 1990’ PPV.

The card can be found below:

– Bam Bam Bigelow vs. Paul Drake

– Wrestling News Network With Gordon Solie

– Highlights Of Rick Steiner vs. Butch Reed From Last Weeks Show

– Mark Callous vs. Bob Cook & Pat Rose

– Louisville Slugger With Jim Cornette: Fabulous Freebirds Are His Guests

– Scott Steiner vs. Ron Simmons

– Wrestlers Of The Week Are Flyin’ Brian & Z-Man

• Hall Of Famer Released From WWE After 35 Years

Almost 2 weeks ago, WWE released over 45 on-screen employees and 100+ backstage employees to make budget cuts due to the ongoing Coronavirus pandemic.

One of the releases we didn’t know about till now was of WWE’s long-time employee, WWE Hall of Famer Gerald Brisco.

Dave Meltzer reported today that Brisco was also released a couple of weeks ago, but his name came out today because on-screen talents who were released were mentioned on WWE’s website only.

He had been working with the company since 1984, and was one of Vince McMahon’s closest advisors.

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