• OLD SCHOOL HISTORY (April 5, 1999) – WCW MONDAY NITRO
On this day in 1999, Ted Turner’s World Championship Wrestling aired another LIVE episode of their weekly TV show ‘WCW MONDAY NITRO’.
It was broadcasted from the MGM Grand Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada and featured matches, interviews & storyline segments on the road to the ‘WCW Spring Stampede 1999’ PPV.
The card can be found here:
1. Kendo Stick Match: Hak vs. Kendall Windham
2. Konnan vs. Lizmark Jr.
3. WCW US Title Tournament – Semi-Final: Scott Steiner vs. Meng
4. Jim Duggan vs. Lenny Lane
5. Leadership of nWo Black/White Battle Royal
6. WCW World Tag Titles: Perry Saturn & Raven vs. Kidman & Rey Mysterio Jr.
7. WCW US Title Tournament – Semi-Final: Booker T vs. Chris Jericho
8. Buff Bagwell vs. Bam Bam Bigelow
9. WCW World Title: Goldberg vs. DDP vs. Hollywood Hogan vs. Ric Flair
WATCH: Fan Captures Epic Photo Of Bayley’s Fat Bum Next To Sasha Banks:
• New NXT Champion Crowned At NXT TakeOver: New York
In the main event of tonight’s NXT TakeOver: New York, Johnny Gargano defeated Adam Cole in a 2 out of 3 falls match to win the vacant NXT Championship.
Cole won the first fall, Gargano won the second fall and the third fall. The Undisputed Era interfered during the match, but Gargano still managed to win.
— Italo Santana ?? (@BulletClubIta) April 6, 2019
Former NXT Champion Tommaso Ciampa came out after the match to congratulate Gargano:
Below are the complete results from NXT TakeOver: New York:
– NXT Tag Team Championship Match: War Raiders (c) def. Aleister Black & Ricochet to retain the Titles.
– NXT North American Championship Match: Velveteen Dream (c) def. Matt Riddle to retain the Title.
– WWE United Kingdom Championship Match: WALTER def. Pete Dunne (c) to win the Title.
– NXT Women’s Championship Match: Shayna Baszler (c) def. Bianca BeLair, Kairi Sane & Io Shirai to retain the Title
– 2 Out Of 3 Falls Match For The Vacant NXT Championship: Johnny Gargano def. Adam Cole 2-1 to win the Title.