• ON THIS DAY IN PRO WRESTLING HISTORY (May 18, 1997) – WCW SLAMBOREE 1997
On this day in Pro Wrestling history on May 18, 1997, Ted Turner’s World Championship Wrestling aired ‘WCW Slamboree 1997’ LIVE on PPV from the Independence Arena in Charlotte, North Carolina.
This was the 5th WCW Slamboree pay-per-view out of 8 that aired between 1993 and 2000.
It had the tagline “The Tradition Continues…”.
The results can be found here:
– WCW World Television Championship: Lord Steven Regal defeated Ultimate Dragon (c)
– Madusa defeated Luna Vachon
– Rey Mysterio Jr. defeated Yuji Yasuraoka
– Glacier defeated Mortis by DQ
– WCW United States Heavyweight Championship: Dean Malenko (c) defeated Jeff Jarrett
– Death match: Meng defeated Chris Benoit
– The Steiner Brothersdefeated Konnan and Hugh Morrus
– Steve McMichael defeated Reggie White
– Ric Flair, Roddy Piper & Kevin Greene defeated Kevin Nash, Scott Hall & Syxx
• Nia Jax Takes A Shot At Becky Lynch For Tanking WWE Ratings
Lacey Evans recently cleaned a toilet with Becky Lynch’s “The Man” shirt to promote their Money In The Bank 2019 match and this led to Becky tweeting the following:
Lacey giving Nia a good scrub to promote #MITB.
— The Man (@BeckyLynchWWE) May 17, 2019
This led to Nia Jax responding the following:
Bitch, go back to tanking ratings and making your two “belts” completely irrelevant. While you’re at it, have @LaceyEvansWWE teach you how to take a proper shower, you moldy cabbage smelling ginger https://t.co/ZSsUCHgwkT
— 🌺 (@NiaJaxWWE) May 17, 2019