• ON THIS DAY IN WCW HISTORY (May 18, 1996) – WCW Pro
On this day in 1996, World Championship Wrestling aired an episode of their weekly TV show ‘WCW PRO’.
This episode featured pre-taped matches, interviews & segments, building storylines on the road to the upcoming ‘WCW Slamboree 1996’ PPV.
Here’s the card:
Kevin Sullivan vs. Julio Sanchez (Julio Dinero)
VK Wallstreet & Mark Starr vs. Jim Duggan & Craig Pittman
Slamboree Control Center
Booty Man vs. Steve Doll
Masa Hiro Chono & Masa Saito vs. Harlem Heat
Glacier Teaser Promo
Chris Benoit vs. Brad Armstrong
• Major Backstage Personality Has Parted Ways With WWE
Michael Mansury, WWE’s Vice President of Global Television Production, has parted ways with the company.
PWInsider noted the following about his departure:
“Mansury was seen as a big part of the Triple H regime and some in the company had dubbed him unofficially as the ‘next’ Kevin Dunn, as in the idea was that he would one day fill Dunn’s role down the line.”
Mansury was with WWE since 2009, and he informed the company about his decision a couple of months ago.
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