• ON THIS DAY IN WCW HISTORY (February 17, 1996) – WCW Pro
On this day in 1996, World Championship Wrestling aired an episode of their weekly TV show ‘WCW PRO Wrestling’.
This episode featured pre-taped matches, interviews & segments, building storylines on the road to the upcoming ‘WCW Uncensored 1996’ PPV.
Here’s the card:
– Johnny B. Badd vs. Dave Taylor
– One Man Gang vs. Dave Sullivan
– Interviews with Hulk Hogan & Randy Savage
– Scott Armstrong vs. Kevin Sullivan
– Public Enemy vs. Men at Work (Starr & Kanyon)
– Konnan vs. Robert Eaton
• Matt Hardy Issues Statement After Getting Destroyed By Randy Orton On RAW
Matt Hardy was scheduled to face Randy Orton in a No Holds Barred match on tonight’s RAW, but that didn’t happen.
Hardy noted that doctors haven’t cleared him to compete after last week’s attack.
Orton then came out and destroyed Hardy with a vicious Steel Chair assault and it looks like Hardy has been written off WWE programming.
You can watch it below:
View this post on Instagram
Hardy tweeted the following after this attack:
When tragedy FRACTURES you, SHATTERS you.. Pick up the pieces & recreate yourself into something GREATER.
The #BROKEN pieces won’t be lost in limbo forever.
— The UNKILLABLE Matt Hardy (@MATTHARDYBRAND) February 18, 2020
• NXT TakeOver: Portland Sets A WWE Record
During the post-NXT TakeOver: Portland conference call, Triple H revealed that TakeOver: Portland set a new WWE record by becoming the highest grossing WWE event in Oregon since No Mercy 2008 PPV.
WATCH: Fan Captures Epic Photo Of Bayley’s Fat Bum Next To Sasha Banks: