• ON THIS DAY IN NWA HISTORY (October 1, 1988) – NWA Pro
On this day in 1988, Jim Crockett Promotions aired an episode of their weekly TV show ‘NWA Pro’.
This episode featured pre-taped matches, interviews & storyline segments on the road to ‘Starrcade 1988’.
The card can be found below:
Interview – Road Warriors
Russian Assassins vs. Randy Mulkey & Scrub
Interview – Paul Jones
Sting vs. Don Valentine
Interview – Sting
Midnight Express vs. Curtis Thompson & Bear Collie
Interview – Midnight Express w/ Jim Cornette
Ron Simmons vs. Agent Steele
Interview – Kevin Sullivan & Al Perez w/Gary Hart
Barry Windham vs. Max McGuyver
Interview – Barry Windham
Kevin Sullivan & Rick Steiner vs. Keith Steinborn & Brad Holiday
Fantastics vs. Gary Royal & Menace #2
Interview – Ivan Koloff
Interview – Ivan & Nikita Koloff
• Ric Flair RAW Botch (Photo)
WWE considers “The Nature Boy” Ric Flair a 16 time World Heavyweight Champion. However, Flair’s entrance graphic on RAW didn’t say the same thing.
You might have noticed that Flair’s entrance graphic showed Flair as a “17 Time Champion”.
You can check it out below:
WATCH: Nikki Bella Exposes Her Juggs From The Side, Thinks It Might Be Too Much:
• Brock Lesnar Turned Down A $45 Million WWE Contract In 2004
As we all know, Brock Lesnar was “The Next Big Thing” in WWE back in 2002, but he soon left the company to pursue a career in NFL in 2004.
Vince McMahon obviously wanted Lesnar to stay as he was the top guy in WWE back then. Vince offered Lesnar a big money contract, but Lesnar still rejected it.
According to ESPN, Lesnar turned down a 7 year contract for a total amount of $45 million back in 2004.
Lesnar returned to WWE in 2012 and is the highest paid wrestler in the company. Below is what his current WWE deal looks like:
“Re-Signed a 12 month licensing and image rights contract for $500,000 plus $100,000 per appearance, $500,000 per PPV and $1.5 million per Saudi show. Expires May 2020.”
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