• ON THIS DAY IN NWA HISTORY (February 23, 1985) – NWA World Wide Wrestling
On this day in 1985, Jim Crockett Promotions aired an episode of their weekly TV show ‘NWA World Wide Wrestling’.
This episode included pre-taped matches, interviews & storyline segments on the road to the ‘NWA The Great American Bash 1985’ event.
The card can be found below:
– Steve Casey vs. Doug Vines
– John Tatum vs. Sam Houston
– Barbarian vs. Mark Fleming
– Ivan Koloff & Khrusher Khruschev vs. Lee Ramsey & Joel Deaton
– Tully Blanchard vs. Keith Larsen
– Manny Fernandez & Buzz Tyler vs. Dory Funk Jr. & Black Bart
• Samoa Joe Is On “Risky Ground”, Injury Update On Shinsuke Nakamura
ProWrestlingSheet recently reported that RAW wrestler Samoa Joe suffered a head injury during a recent WWE commercial shoot.
Joe got injured during a stunt and could be out of action for a long time:
“According to sources, the injury took place at a WWE commercial shoot last week when Joe hit his head during a bad table break as they were filming a stunt.
While it’s unconfirmed at this point, sources tell us Joe could be out of action for a considerable amount of time.”
Wrestling Observer is reporting that Joe suffered a concussion and is expected to be out of action for a while.
The Observer is now reporting that Joe is on “risky ground” after this injury:
“Now here’s the thing. Now we’re on risky ground because now we’ve had two concussions in a short period of time and you know that’s when it becomes really concerning.”
Speaking of injuries, Shinsuke Nakamura got busted open on Friday Night SmackDown.
WWE issued the following injury update about Nakamura:
“Graphic warning: Shinsuke Nakamura received nine staples to the head after last night’s brutal Symphony Of Destruction match. #SmackDown”
Nakamura commented the following about this:
“Don’t worry. I’m a tough.
But, the piano was toughest. Braun Strowman and I couldn’t beat it.”
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