• ON THIS DAY IN NWA HISTORY (May 31, 1986) – NWA World Wide Wrestling
On this day in 1986, Jim Crockett Promotions aired an episode of their weekly TV show ‘NWA World Wide Wrestling’.
This episode featured pre-taped matches, interviews & storyline segments featuring the 1986 NWA Wrestling Superstars.
The card can be found below:
The Italian Stallion, Rocky Kernodle & Gene Ligon vs. The Barbarian, Tejho Kahn & Shaska Whatley
The Russians vs. George South & Scrub
Jimmy Valiant & Manny Fernandez vs. Scrubs
Rocky King vs. Steve Regal
Arn Anderson vs. Hector Guerrero
The James Gang vs. Thunder foot & Randy Mulkey
• Hardcore Indy Wrestler Passes Away
Hardcore Wrestler Danny Havoc sadly passed away earlier today. He was 45 years old.
Also known as the “The Deathmatch Drunkard”, Havoc wrestled for 12 years on the independent circuit.
Game Changer Wrestling took to Twitter to confirm the death of Havoc. He came out of retirement earlier this year to work for the promotion.
With a broken heart, the GCW family mourns the loss of Grant Berkland aka Danny Havoc.
Danny was an incredibly talented, intelligent, caring & genuine person.
He was also an elite performer that entertained a generation of fans & inspired a generation of aspiring performers. pic.twitter.com/L7By79UEKN
— GameChangerWrestling (@GCWrestling_) June 1, 2020
Combat Zone Wrestling also sent out a message on his passing, as he made a big name there as well.
This cuts too deep. Grant "Danny Havoc" Berkland. He was an inspiration to so many and a friend to all and our hearts go out to his family and loved ones.
We can take a small comfort in knowing the entire wrestling community are sharing the same grief right now.#RIPDannyHavoc pic.twitter.com/2AbDxYRb6I
— CZW Combat Zone Wrestling (@combatzone) June 1, 2020
The cause of his death is unknown as of now. His wife Brianne also passed away earlier this year.
WWF Old School sends our deepest condolences to Danny’s family and friends.