• Sting Seems Happy About Ric Flair Leaving WWE
We recently reported about Ric Flair being granted his WWE release after requesting such, which of course led to speculation among fans that he might at some point end up in Tony Khan’s All Elite Wrestling.
Someone who already made that transition from WWE to AEW is ‘The Icon’ Sting, who is considered Ric’s greatest opponent of all time, when it came to big matches.
Sting took to Twitter and along with a GIF from their NWA Clash of the Champions I encounter in 1988, he tweeted:
— Sting (@Sting) August 2, 2021
WATCH: Carmella Continues Wrestling After Wardrobe Malfunction:
• ON THIS DAY IN WCW HISTORY (August 4, 1997) – WCW MONDAY NITRO
On this day in 1997, Ted Turner’s World Championship Wrestling aired another LIVE episode of their weekly TV show ‘WCW MONDAY NITRO’.
It was broadcasted from the The Palace of Auburn Hills in Auburn Hills, Michigan and featured matches & storyline segments on the road to the ‘WCW Road Wild 1997 PPV.
The match-card can be found here:
Curt Hennig vs. Mortis
Jeff Jarrett & Dean Malenko vs. Hector & Chavo Guerrero Jr.
The Giant vs. Lenny Lane & Scott D’Amore & Joey Maggs
Public Enemy vs. High Voltage
Alex Wright vs. Scotty Riggs
Chris Benoit vs. Syxx
Booker T. vs. Vincent
Wrath vs. The Barbarian
Konnan vs. Psychosis
Glacier & Ernest Miller vs. Damien & Silver King
Diamond Dallas Page vs. Ric Flair
Villano IV & V vs. Hector Garza & Lizmark Jr.
WCW World Title: Lex Luger vs. Hollywood Hogan