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Hall Of Famer Says AEW Can’t Compete With WWE

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• OLD SCHOOL HISTORY (June 1, 1996) – WCW Saturday Night

On this day in 1996, Ted Turner’s World Championship Wrestling aired an episode of their weekly TV show ‘WCW Saturday Night’.

This episode featured pre-taped matches & storyline segments on the road to the ‘WCW The Great American Bash 1996’ PPV.

The card of the show can be found here:

1. Lex Luger vs. Dick Slater

2. The Booty Man vs. Mark Kyle

3. Ric Flair & Arn Anderson vs. Scott & Steve Armstrong

4. Kevin Sullivan vs. Alex Davis

5. Marcus Alexander Bagwell & Scotty Riggs vs. Pat Tanaka & Kurasawa

6. Konnan vs. Alex Wright

7. Prince Iaukea vs. The Gambler

8. Diamond Dallas Page vs. Cobra

9. Fire & Ice vs. Bobby Eaton & David Taylor

10. Sting vs. Johnny Grunge

• Hall Of Famer Says AEW Can’t Compete With WWE

During a recent Q&A session on Facebook, WWE Hall of Famer Kurt Angle was asked about All Elite Wrestling and if AEW will be able to compete with WWE.

Below is what Angle said:

“AEW will do very well. BUT, it’s not WWE. WWE is a monster. It will be fun to see how this pans out. I’ve seen companies in the past attempt to make a run against WWE. WCW was actually neck and neck.

TNA was not able to compare, but they had a great run with amazing talent, and TNA was a solid #2. AEW has some amazing talent as well, but WWE is so global, I don’t think anyone will catch them.”

        
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