• On This Day In Pro Wrestling History (January 24, 1998) – WCW Souled Out 1988
On this day in Pro Wrestling history on January 24, 1998, Ted Turner’s World Championship Wrestling aired their annual ‘WCW Souled Out’ event LIVE on PPV from the Hara Arena in Trotwood, Ohio.
With the previous year’s Souled Out PPV being strictly an nWo event (kayfabe wise), this was basically the first Souled Out that was officially ran by WCW.
– Juventud Guerrera, Super Caló, Lizmark Jr. & Chavo Guerrero Jr. defeated La Parka, Psychosis, Silver King & El Dandy
– Raven’s Rules: Chris Benoit defeated Raven
– WCW Cruiserweight Championship: Chris Jericho defeated Rey Mysterio Jr. (c)
– WCW World Television Championship: Booker T (c) defeated Rick Martel
– Larry Zbyszko defeated Scott Hall via DQ
– Ray Traylor & The Steiner Brothers defeated Konnan, Scott Norton & Buff Bagwell
– Kevin Nash defeated The Giant
– Bret Hart defeated Ric Flair
– Lex Luger defeated Randy Savage
• Ronda Rousey Reportedly Leaving WWE Soon
According to the Wrestling Observer, RAW Women’s Champion “Rowdy” Ronda Rousey is expected to leave WWE after WrestleMania 35.
The Observer reports that talks of Rousey leaving WWE have increased within the past week and right now that is the plan.
As we noted before, Ronda Rousey vs. Becky Lynch vs. Charlotte Flair is expected to be the WrestleMania 35 main event (which will be the first ever Women’s WrestleMania main event).
We’ll keep you updated regarding Rousey’s status.
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