• ON THIS DAY IN WCW HISTORY (October 5, 1996) – WCW Saturday Night
On this day in 1996, Ted Turner’s World Championship Wrestling aired an episode of their weekly TV show ‘WCW Saturday Night’.
This episode was pre-taped at the Civic Center in Canton, Ohio and featured matches & storyline segments on the road to the ‘WCW Halloween Havoc 1996’ PPV.
The card of the show can be found here:
1. Rey Misterio Jr. vs. Juventud Guerrera
2. The Barbarian & Meng vs. John Tenta & Ron Studd
3. Eddie Guerrero vs. Joe Gomez
4. Arn Anderson vs. Vic Steamboat
5. Chris Benoit & Steve McMichael vs. Ricky Morton & Robert Gibston
6. Dean Malenko vs. Mr. JL
7. Lex Luger vs. The Renegade
8. Brad Armstrong vs. Mark Starr
9. WCW Tag Team Titles: Public Enemy vs. Harlem Heat
• Matt Hardy Reacts To Jeff Hardy’s Latest Arrest
According to PWInsider, former WWE Champion Jeff Hardy was arrested on Thursday evening in Moore County, North Carolina.
Hardy was charged with Driving While Impaired.
Hardy was then released from custody at around 11:30 EST on Thursday night. Moore County police didn’t provide additional details as the investigation is still going on.
WWE issued the following statement regarding Jeff’s arrest:
“Jeff Hardy is responsible for his own personal actions.”
Jeff’s older brother, Matt Hardy, tweeted the following regarding this:
Since so many have asked me about my brother tonight-I love my brother & want him to be happy & healthy. I’ve expressed that to him as much as I can. Jeff has to make his decisions about his life.
I have to focus on my 2 boys & soon to arrive son. I can only control MY actions.
— The VESSEL of Matt Hardy (@MATTHARDYBRAND) October 5, 2019
This isn’t the first time Hardy got arrested this year. Hardy was arrested for public intoxication and impairment in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina earlier this year in July.
Jeff Hardy is currently out of action from WWE due to a knee injury. He underwent surgery back in May.
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