• ON THIS DAY IN WCW HISTORY (December 4, 1993) – WCW Worldwide
On this day in 1993, Ted Turner’s World Championship Wrestling aired an episode of their weekly TV show ‘WCW Worldwide’.
This episode was pre-taped from the Disney MGM Studios in Orlando, Florida and featured matches, interviews & storyline segments on the road to the ‘WCW Starrcade 1993’ PPV.
The card of the show can be found here:
Nasty Boys vs. Cole Twins
Interview Ice Train
2nd Annual Jesse Ventura Invitational Strongest Arm Tournament First Round: British Bulldog vs. Awesome Kong
Starrcade Control Center
British Bulldog vs. JD Wolfe
Interview British Bulldog
Shockmaster vs. Sugar Daddy
Interview Ravishing Rick Rude
Vader vs. Bert Stiles
Interview Vader & Harley Race + Ric Flair/Fifi on video wall
Stunning Steve Austin vs. 2 Cold Scorpio
• Jon Moxley Says He Wasn’t Happy He Had To Leave WWE
During a recent interview with Chris Van Vliet, AEW wrestler Jon Moxley (fka Dean Ambrose in WWE) once again talked about his WWE departure.
Below is what Moxley said:
“Once I decided I was going to leave I wasn’t happy about it for a while. I was pretty pi$$ed about it.
I was like ‘are they really gonna make me leave?’ Are they that — they’re gonna make me leave, aren’t they? They’re gonna f*ck everything up so bad because I wanted that f*cking money.
You know, it’s not that I don’t like money. I like to put it in the bank and look at it, you know? I was like ‘I can’t believe they’re gonna make me walk away from all this money. Can’t you write one good f*cking storyline? One little thing?’
I’ve talked about it ad nauseam, but it just got to the point like the stuff I described in the Jericho interview like ‘oh now you’ll come out in a Hazmat suit’ I was like ‘This can’t be real! Am I on some reality show? Is this the new WWE Network reality show? Is Vince actually saying these words? Does he actually run a billion dollar company?! This is a joke!'”
Moxley also talked about WWE wrestlers asking him if WWE announcing his departure was a storyline:
“That was a great moment for me because it was a release like finally I can relax. I’m back and here we go we’re off to the races. Because I’d been silent for months and months as these rumors came out that I was leaving or whatever and I didn’t say anything and there was a lot of…it was really awkward the last few months there. It was awkward.
People in the locker room didn’t even know. They’d be like, ‘What’s going on? Is it a work? Are you leaving?’ I was like ‘I don’t know’ I didn’t tell anybody literally I didn’t tell anybody anything.
Even when I was first going to leave AEW wasn’t a thing yet, you know.”
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