• On This Day In Pro Wrestling History (May 17, 1992) – WCW WrestleWar 1992
On this day in Pro Wrestling history on May 17, 1992, Ted Turner’s World Championship Wrestling aired ‘WCW WrestleWar 1992’ LIVE on PPV from the Jacksonville Memorial Coliseum in Jacksonville, Florida.
This pay-per-view featured one of WCW’s very own creations, the famous ‘WarGames’ match, as the main event’s stipulation.
This was the final out of a total of 4 WrestleWar PPVs that aired between 1989 and 1992.
Here are the results:
WCW United States Tag Team Championship: The Freebirds defeated Terry Taylor and Greg Valentine (c)
Johnny B. Badd defeated Tracy Smothers
Scotty Flamingo defeated Marcus Alexander Bagwell
Ron Simmons defeated Mr. Hughes
The Super Invader defeated Todd Champion
Big Josh defeated Richard Morton
WCW Light Heavyweight Championship: Brian Pillman (c) defeated Tom Zenk
The Steiner Brothers defeated Tatsumi Fujinami & Takayuki Iizuka
WarGames: Sting, Barry Windham, Dustin Rhodes, Ricky Steamboat & Nikita Koloff) defeated Steve Austin, Rick Rude, Arn Anderson, Bobby Eaton & Larry Zbyszko
• RAW Wrestler Injured At WrestleMania Backlash
At last night’s WrestleMania Backlash pay-per-view, The Miz faced Damian Priest in a Lumberjack Match (with Zombies were Lumberjacks) and lost.
According to the Wrestling Observer, Miz suffered a knee injury during this match.
There’s no information available on the severity of the injury as of now, but it should be noted that Miz didn’t appear on tonight’s episode of RAW.
On RAW, John Morrison (Miz’s tag team partner) faced Priest in a Lumberjack Match (with normal wrestlers as Lumberjacks) and lost.
WATCH: Maryse (The Miz’s Wife) Suffers Wardrobe Malfunction: