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Real Reason Behind Sami Zayn Not Wrestling Much These Days

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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 Conseco Fieldhouse in Indianapolis, Indiana and featured matches, interviews & storyline segments on the road to the ‘WCW Mayhem 1999’ PPV.

The card can be found here:

1. Norman Smiley vs. Billy Kidman

2. Madusa vs. Chris Benoit

3. WCW TV Title: Rick Steiner vs. Disco Inferno

4. Goldberg vs. Sting

5. Buff Bagwell vs. Vampiro

6. Perry Saturn vs. Bret Hart

7. Harlem Street Fight: Booker T vs. Creative Control & Jeff Jarrett

8. Rey Mysterio Jr. & Torrie Wilson vs. Dean Malenko & Asya

9. Sid Vicious vs. Total Package

10. Hardcore Match: Brian Knobbs vs. Bam Bam Bigelow

11. Scott Hall vs. Lash LeRoux

12. Curt Hennig vs. Jeff Jarrett

13. WCW US Title – Ladder Match: Bret Hart vs. Scott Hall vs. Sid Vicious vs. Goldberg

• Real Reason Behind Sami Zayn Not Wrestling Much These Days

Former NXT Champion Sami Zayn doesn’t wrestle much these days and works as the manager of Intercontinental Champion Shinsuke Nakamura on SmackDown.

According to the Wrestling Observer, Zayn was dealing with shoulder issues a while back (he underwent double shoulder surgery last year):

“Zayn was having trouble with his shoulders in recent months which is why he’s been wrestling less and has been managing Nakamura. But we’re told he’s okay now and can wrestle but this is the role they have him in.”

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