• On This Day In Pro Wrestling History (March 19, 2000) – WCW Uncensored 2000
On this day in Pro Wrestling history on March 19, 2000, Ted Turner’s World Championship Wrestling aired ‘WCW Uncensored 2000’ LIVE on PPV from the American Airlines Arena in Miami, Florida.
This was the 6th and final annual ‘WCW Uncensored’ event that aired on pay-per-view between 1995 and 2000.
You can find the results below:
WCW Cruiserweight Championship: The Artist Formerly Known as Prince Iaukea (c) defeated Psychosis
Norman Smiley & The Demon defeated Lane & Rave
Bam Bam Bigelow defeated The Wall by DQ
WCW Hardcore Championship: Brian Knobbs defeated 3 Count (c)
Billy Kidman & Booker defeated Harlem Heat 2000
Falls Count Anywhere: Vampiro defeated Fit Finlay
WCW World Tag Team Championship: The Harris Brothers defeated The Mamalukes (c)
Bullrope match: Dustin Rhodes defeated Terry Funk
Lumberjack match: Sting defeated Lex Luger
WCW World Heavyweight Championship: Sid Vicious (c) defeated Jeff Jarrett
Yappapi Indian Strap match: Hulk Hogan defeated Ric Flair
• Real Reason Behind WrestleMania 36 Becoming A Two Day Event
WWE announced last night that WrestleMania 36 will now be held on April 4th & 5th and it will also be held at multiple locations.
PWInsider went into detail as to why WWE decided to split their biggest show of the year into two days:
“If they broadcast the entire WrestleMania card over one day, they would run into a lot of production issues just in terms of the logistics of having and managing so many talents, producers, staff, etc. in one place at the same time under the current restrictions.
The multiple locations will allow WWE to switch from place to place and keep the broadcast from looking and feeling monotonous. That could also allow WWE to pre-tape material (and even matches) for insertion into the broadcast, as a closed set might make it easier for the company to keep spoilers from leaking.
Having a portion of the show pre-produced could also glitz up the final product and allow the show to have a grander feel, since this is WrestleMania.”
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