• ON THIS DAY IN WCW HISTORY (May 31, 1999) – WCW MONDAY NITRO
On this day in 1999, Ted Turner’s World Championship Wrestling aired another LIVE episode of their weekly TV show ‘WCW MONDAY NITRO’.
It was broadcasted from the AstroDome in Houston, Texas and featured matches, interviews & storyline segments on the road to the ‘WCW The Great American Bash 1999’ PPV.
The card can be found here:
1. Van Hammer vs. Evan Karagias
2. Konnan & Rey Mysterio Jr. vs. Bobby Duncum Jr. & Curt Hennig
3. David Flair vs. Erik Watts
4. The Cat vs. Scott Norton
5. Randy Savage vs. Fake Kevin Nash
6. Buff Bagwell vs. Bobby Eaton
7. WCW World Tag Titles: Bam Bam Bigelow & DDP vs. Kanyon & Perry Saturn
8. WCW TV Title – Steel Cage: Rick Steiner vs. Sting
• The Viking Raiders Tease Joining AEW
AEW wrestler Matt Hardy recently took to Twitter to share a short clip of a match between The Hardy Boyz and current RAW Tag Team The Viking Raiders at an Indy Wrestling event in Oklahoma.
Erik said that he awaits the day when he’ll cross paths with Matt and Jeff Hardy once again.
— Erik (@Erik_WWE) May 31, 2020
Ivar also wants another match against Matt and Jeff.
— #BROKEN Matt Hardy (@MATTHARDYBRAND) May 31, 2020
Although Jeff Hardy and The Viking Raiders are currently signed to WWE, they could still end up in AEW in the future. Jeff has his brother in the company, while The Viking Raiders teased leaving WWE a few times after Sarah Logan’s release.