• OLD SCHOOL VIDEO HISTORY (August 18, 1996) – WCW Main Event
On this day in 1996, Ted Turner’s World Championship Wrestling aired an episode of their weekly TV show ‘WCW Main Event’.
This episode featured pre-taped matches & storyline segments on the road to the ‘WCW Fall Brawl 1996’ PPV.
The card can be found below:
– Main Event Exclusive: Braun The Leprechaun (debut match) vs. Todd Morton
– Hog Wild footage
– Courtesy WCW Worldwide: Public Enemy vs. High Voltage (joined in progress)
– Courtesy WCW Pro: Chris Benoit vs. Joe Gomez (joined in progress)
– Clash of Champions highlights
– Glacier promo
– Main Event Exclusive: VK Wallstreet vs. Scotty Riggs (Repeat of 6/23/96 match, just new commentary)
• Sheamus Going After The Intercontinental Championship?
During a recent Q&A session, former WWE Champion Sheamus answered questions regarding his in-ring future, his return, future after WWE & more.
Below are the highlights:
On if he’s retired from WWE:
“‘I’m not yet retired.’ I’m just repeating what he said. I just repeated what he said, guys. Sorry. Am I not allowed to do that? Sorry. I’m just — I’m playing around. I don’t know what the story is on my future. I have no idea, I honestly don’t. I just know that through my off, I’d had to channel through my passion. I’ve been watching WWE, you know, following it as much as I can, and just, you know, I miss it. I miss being in the ring, but I’m keeping myself busy.”
On going after the Intercontinental Championship:
“If I get back to the ring, that would be the first thing I would go after. As of now I am still listed as a SmackDown Superstar and the Title is on SmackDown. But as of now, I have no access to the Title, but it’s definitely the one I want.”
On possibly having a future as as actor:
“I like to act. The Rock, well he is okay. Definitely not as buff as me. John’s (Cena) got that hairdo and of course there is big Dave Batista. But I do love acting and that surely will be next for me.”
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