• On This Day In Pro Wrestling History (February 24, 1991) – WCW WrestleWar 1991
On this day in Pro Wrestling history on February 24, 1991, Ted Turner’s World Championship Wrestling aired ‘WCW WrestleWar 1991’ LIVE on PPV from the Arizona Veterans Memorial Coliseum in Phoenix, Arizona.
This pay-per-view featured one of WCW’s very own creations, the famous ‘War Games’ match, as the main event’s stipulation.
Here are the results:
WCW World Six-Man Tag Team Championship
Ricky Morton, Tommy Rich & Junkyard Dog (c) def. Big Cat & The State Patrol
Bobby Eaton def. Brad Armstrong
Itsuki Yamazaki & Mami Kitamura def. Miki Handa & Miss A
Dustin Rhodes def. Buddy Landel
The Young Pistols def. The Royal Family
Terry Taylor def. The Z-Man
Big Van Vader wrestled Stan Hansen to a double DQ
WCW United States Heavyweight Championship
Lex Luger (c) def. Dan Spivey
WCW World Tag Team Championship
The Freebirds def. Doom (c)
The Four Horsemen & Larry Zbyszko def. Brian Pillman, The Steiner Brothers & Sting
• Top Raw & SmackDown Live Stars Expected To Switch Brands After WrestleMania 34
According to Dave Meltzer of the Wrestling Observer, one of the top SmackDown Live stars that’s expected to change brands after WrestleMania 34 is AJ Styles.
This is being done to create some fresh match-ups for Roman Reigns (who’ll be the next Universal Champion after WrestleMania 34) as Reigns has already defeated majority of wrestlers of Raw.
In exchange of AJ Styles coming to Raw, Seth Rollins is expected to get go to SmackDown Live and be pushed the face of that brand. This is in accordance with the reports of Rollins getting a main event push in 2018.
No word yet on what the exact date of Draft or Superstar Shake-Up is after WrestleMania 34.