• On This Day In Pro Wrestling History (June 16, 1992) – WCW Clash Of The Champions 19: NWA World Tag Team Title Tournament
On this day in Pro Wrestling history on June 16, 1992, Ted Turner’s World Championship Wrestling aired ‘WCW Clash Of The Champions XIX: NWA World Tag Team Title Tournament’ LIVE on TBS from the McAlister Field House of The Citadel in Charleston, South Carolina.
This was the 19th out of a total of 35 Clash of the Champions events, that aired between 1988 and 1997.
The results can be found here:
First round match: Ricky Steamboat and Nikita Koloff defeated Joe Malenko & Dean Malenko
First round match: Rick Rude & Steve Austin defeated Marcus Alexander Bagwell & Tom Zenk
First round match: Terry Gordy & Steve Williams defeated Larry O’Day & Jeff O’Day
First round match: The Steiner Brothers defeated Miguel Pérez Jr. & Ricky Santana
First round match: Barry Windham & Dustin Rhodes defeated Arn Anderson & Bobby Eaton
First round match: The Fabulous Freebirds defeated The Silver Kings
First round match: Jushin Thunder Liger & Brian Pillman defeated Chris Benoit & Biff Wellington
First round match: Akira Nogami & Hiroshi Hase (Japan) defeated The Headhunters
Quarter finals: Terry Gordy & Steve Williams defeated The Steiner Brothers
• Heel Turn On RAW Coming Soon, MVP Vouching To Get A Wrestler TV Time
WWE United States Champion Apollo Crews faced off against Shelton Benjamin on this week’s RAW. At the end of the match, Benjamin tried to use the ropes to pin Crews, but Crews returned the favor and used the ropes himself to win the match.
In an update to their previous report, WrestlingNewsco is reporting that the plan for Crews to turn heel and join MVP are still in place.
“I was told that the plans for MVP’s stable were still in place and they still want Crews to turn heel. That appears to be what is happening, based on what transpired this week on RAW.”
MVP also offered Shelton Benjamin to join forces with him on RAW this week. It’s being reported that MVP has been vouching backstage for Benjamin to get more TV time.
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