• Several Employees Released From WWE, Including 2 Longtime Employees
WWE has been making budget cuts throughout the year due to the Coronavirus pandemic. Despite 2020 being one of the most profitable years in the company’s history, WWE has been releasing employees since April.
According to PWInsider, the latest round of budget cuts took place this past Friday, which saw behind the scenes and logistics employees in Stamford, Connecticut getting released from WWE. The number of people let go is believed to be 10-15.
The most notable name to be let go was former WWF/E ring announcer Tony Chimel, who’s best known for his announcements during Edge’s entrance throughout the years.
Another reputable name released was Derek Casselman, Director of Venue Merchandise, Remote Operations. He served WWE for 27 years.
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• ON THIS DAY IN WCW HISTORY (November 9, 1991) – WCW World Championship Wrestling
On this day in 1991, Ted Turner’s World Championship Wrestling aired an episode of their weekly TV show ‘WCW World Championship Wrestling’.
This episode was pre-taped from the Center Stage Theatre Center in Atlanta, Georgia and featured matches & storyline segments on the road to the ‘WCW Starrcade 1991’ PPV.
The card of the show can be found here:
P.N. News vs. Scrub
Cactus Jack vs. Rick Hardrock
WCW Magazine-Clash XVII
Van Hammer vs. John Peterson
Tom Zenk vs. Buddy Lee Parker
Clip: Brawl Badd/Graham
Johnny B. Badd vs. Mike Graham
Arachnaman vs. The Medic
Ricky Morton & Tommy Rich & Terry Taylor vs. The Patriots & Bobby Eaton
Rick Steiner vs. Mr. Hughes