• OLD SCHOOL HISTORY (June 4, 1998) – WCW Thunder
On this day in 1998, Ted Turner’s World Championship Wrestling aired another episode of their weekly TV show ‘WCW Thunder’.
This episode was pre-taped at the Peoria Civic Center in Peoria, Illinois and featured matches & storyline segments on the road to the ‘WCW The Great American Bash 1998’ PPV.
The card of the show can be found here:
1. No. 1 Contender (TV Title) Best Of Seven Series – Match #5: Booker T vs. Chris Benoit
2. Reese vs. Van Hammer
3. Alex Wright vs. Eddie Guerrero
4. WCW World Television Title: Fit Finlay vs. Psychosis
5. Glacier vs. Saturn
6. WCW World Cruiserweight Title: Dean Malenko vs. Silver King
7. Raven vs. Disco Inferno
8. WCW United States Heavyweight Title: Goldberg vs. Hugh Morrus
9. Diamond Dallas Page & Lex Luger vs. Brian Adams & The Giant
• Popular NXT Wrestler Expected To Compete At WWE Super ShowDown
WWE Super ShowDown will take place this Friday and WWE is promoting it as a WrestleMania equivalent PPV event.
Below is the match-card for this show:
– The Undertaker vs. Goldberg
– Triple H vs. Randy Orton
– Roman Reigns vs. Shane McMahon
– Universal Championship Match: Seth Rollins (c) vs. Baron Corbin
– Braun Strowman vs. Bobby Lashley
– WWE Championship Match: Kofi Kingston (c) vs. Dolph Ziggler
– Intercontinental Championship Match: “The Demon King” Finn Balor (c) vs. Andrade
– 50 Man Battle Royal
– 1 On 3 Handicap Match: Lars Sullivan vs. Lucha House Party
– Brock Lesnar cashes-in Money In The Bank contract
Word going on is that multiple NXT wrestlers are set to compete in the 50 man Battle Royal (similar to how NXT wrestlers were used in last year’s 50 Man Greatest Royal Rumble match) and one of them is going to be Matt Riddle.
Riddle recently competed at NXT TakeOver: XXV event this past weekend and defeated Roderick Strong of The Undisptued Era.