• On This Day In Pro Wrestling History (April 6, 1997) – WCW Spring Stampede 1997
On this day in Pro Wrestling history on April 6, 1997, Ted Turner’s World Championship Wrestling aired ‘WCW Spring Stampede 1997’ LIVE on PPV from the Tupelo Coliseum in Tupelo, Mississippi.
The Main Event of this pay-per-view featured the first ever DDP vs Macho Man match, the first of a series of classic matches between the two.
You can find the results of the event below:
Rey Mysterio Jr. defeated Último Dragón
WCW Women’s Championship: Akira Hokuto (c) defeated Madusa
WCW World Television Championship: Prince Iaukea (c) defeated Lord Steven Regal
The Public Enemy defeated Steve McMichael & Jeff Jarrett
WCW United States Heavyweight Championship: Dean Malenko (c) wrestled Chris Benoit to a no-contest
WCW World Tag Team Championship: Kevin Nash (c) defeated Rick Steiner
4-way: Lex Luger defeated The Giant, Booker T and Stevie Ray
No DQ: Diamond Dallas Page defeated Randy Savage
• The Undertaker Fuels Retirement Rumors After Reacting To Boneyard Match At WrestleMania 36
During the promo for his new series, The Last Ride, Taker said the following about how he wants to retire:
“I’m gonna go out with a match fitting The Undertaker. That’s what separates being good – great – and being a legend.”
You can watch it below:
According to the Wrestling Observer, there’s a lot of talk going on about Taker finishing his in-ring career:
“There’s a lot of talk that [The Undertaker] wanted to retire on a good note because he’s had these bad matches. If that’s the case, this would be the way to retire.”
Undertaker’s last two matches, a tag team match at Extreme Rules 2019 and the Boneyard match at WrestleMania 36, were immensely enjoyed by the fans.
Undertaker fueled these retirement rumors by posting the following on Instagram:
“It was a hell of a ride! #BoneyardMatch #WrestleMania #30Years”
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