• ON THIS DAY IN WCW HISTORY (November 1, 1999) – WCW MONDAY NITRO
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 Target Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota and featured matches, interviews & storyline segments on the road to the ‘WCW Mayhem 1999’ PPV.
The card can be found here:
1. Vampiro vs. Berlyn
2. Ernest Miller vs. Lash LeRoux
3. Buff Bagwell vs. Stevie Ray
4. Disco Inferno vs. Curt Hennig
5. Hardcore 3 Way Dance: Barbarian vs. Meng vs. Norman Smiley
6. Pole Match: Eddy Guerrero vs. Perry Saturn
7. WCW World Tag Titles: Konnan & Kidman vs. Total Package & Sting
8. Booker T vs. Jeff Jarrett
9. Madusa vs. Evan Karagias
10. Chris Benoit vs. Dean Malenko
11. Sid Vicious vs. Scott Hall
• Reason Behind Brock Lesnar vs. Cain Velasquez Being Very Short
As seen at WWE Crown Jewel 2019 pay-per-view in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, “The Beast Incarnate” Brock Lesnar made Cain Velasquez tap out to the Kimura Lock to retain the WWE Championship in just 2 minutes & 10 seconds.
According to the Wrestling Observer, the match was kept short because Cain’s knee is in bad shape and he’s set to undergo surgery soon:
“Velasquez’s knee was worse than expected. The idea was always for a short match, with the Paul Heyman style Goldberg match lay out of big moves, but with Velasquez’s knee in such bad shape, they changed it to a match where nothing much happened.”
Velasquez is still expected to compete at a WWE Live Event later this month, where he’ll team up with Rey Mysterio to face the team of Drew McIntyre & Andrade.
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