• OLD SCHOOL VIDEO HISTORY (October 15, 1988) – NWA World Championship Wrestling
On this day in 1988, Ted Turner’s World Championship Wrestling aired an episode of their weekly TV show ‘NWA World Championship Wrestling’.
This episode from the WTBS Studios in Atlanta, Georgia, featured pre-taped matches, interviews & storyline segments on the road to the ‘NWA Starrcade 1988’ PPV.
The card can be found here:
1. LARRY ZBYSZKO & AL PEREZ vs. ISLEY/JUSTICE
2. BAM BAM BIGELOW vs. GEORGE SOUTH
3. NIKITA KOLOFF vs. RUSSIAN ASSASSIN #2
4. RON SIMMONS vs. JOHN SAVAGE
5. EDDIE GILBERT vs. TRENT KNIGHT
6. SHEEPHERDERS vs. THOMPSON/ANGEL
7. VARSITY CLUB vs. LIGON/CRUZ
8. KEVIN SULLIVAN vs. BOB EMORY
9. DICK MURDOCH vs. AGENT STEELE
10. MIDNIGHT EXPRESS vs. SOUTH/ROYAL
• Title Match Not Taking Place At WWE Evolution
As we noted before, Isla Dawn became the #1 contender for the NXT UK Women’s Championship at the recent NXT UK TV tapings.
It was then speculated that Isla will get her Title shot against the NXT UK Women’s Champion Rhea Ripley at the WWE Evolution PPV on October 28.
However, that’s not the case.
Isla got her Title match at next day’s NXT UK TV tapings and Rhea ended up retaining her Title.
Below is the current match-card for WWE Evolution PPV:
– RAW Women’s Championship Match: Ronda Rousey (c) vs. Nikki Bella
– Last Woman Standing Match For The SmackDown Women’s Championship: Becky Lynch (c) vs. Charlotte Flair
– Trish Stratus & Lita vs. Alexa Bliss & Mickie James
– NXT Women’s Championship Match: Kairi Sane (c) vs. Shayna Baszler
– Mae Young Classic Final: Io Shirai vs. Toni Storm
– #1 Contenders Women’s Battle Royal