• ON THIS DAY IN WCW HISTORY (December 3, 1988) – NWA PRO Wrestling
On this day in 1988, Ted Turner’s World Championship Wrestling aired an episode of their weekly TV show ‘NWA PRO Wrestling’.
This episode featured pre-taped matches, interviews & storyline segments on the road to ‘Starrcade 1988’.
The card can be found below:
Sting vs. Randy Hogan
Clip of Dusty Rhodes/Animal confrontation from TBS
Interview: Dusty Rhodes
Original Midnight Express vs. Mike Jackson & Trent Knight
Starrcade ’88 Update
Interview: Ric Flair
Bam Bam Bigelow vs. Joe Cruz
Kevin Sullivan, Mike Rotunda & Steve Williams vs. The Fantastics & The Itallion Stallion
Louisville Slugger segment w/ Paul E. Dangerously (both Express teams come out and brawl)
Lex Luger vs. The Masked Maniac
Interview: Lex Luger
• John Morrison Announces Return To WWE, Wade Barrett Joins NWA
On tonight’s episode of WWE Backstage on FS1, it was revealed that former Intercontinental Champion John Morrison has signed a multi-year deal with WWE and will be making his return to the company soon.
Morrison, age 39, was last seen in WWE in 2011. Morrison has worked for many promotions after leaving WWE, most notably Impact Wrestling and Lucha Underground.
The news of Morrison’s return to WWE was originally broken by PWInsider back in September.
Below is what Morrison tweeted about his return to WWE:
Confirmed ✅ I have signed with @WWE – I’ve never been as good at anything as I am at wrestling & I can’t wait to stand again in a #WWE ring opposite the most talented people in the business‼️
— John Morrison (@TheRealMorrison) December 4, 2019
On the other hand, former 5 time Intercontinental Champion Wade Barrett (Stu Bennett) has joined the NWA and will be Jim Cornette’s replacement on the commentary team.
For those who don’t know, Cornette was forced to resign from the company due to a controversial remark (tap here to know more).
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