• On This Day In Pro Wrestling History (December 27, 1995) – Starrcade 1995
On this day in Pro Wrestling history on December 27, 1995, Ted Turner’s World Championship Wrestling aired their annual ‘Starrcade’ event LIVE on PPV from the Nashville Municipal Auditorium in Nashville, Tennessee.
The 1995 edition of Starrcade was called “World Cup of Wrestling”, as it featured quite a few Puroresu stars from NJPW New Japan Pro Wrestling, such as Kensuke Sasaki, Hiroyoshi Tenzan, Shinjiro Otani, Masa Saito, Masahiro Chono, Koji Kanemoto & Jushin “Thunder” Liger.
Here are the results from that night:
– Jushin Thunder Liger def. Chris Benoit
– Koji Kanemoto def. Alex Wright
– Lex Luger def. Masahiro Chono
– Johnny B. Badd def. Masa Saito via DQ
– Shinjiro Otani def. Eddy Guerrero
– Randy Savage def. Hiroyoshi Tenzan
– Sting def. Kensuke Sasaki
– Triple Threat Match
Ric Flair def. Lex Luger and Sting
– WCW World Heavyweight Championship
Ric Flair def. Randy Savage (c)
• Top WWE Star “Fined” For His Actions
As seen on this week’s episode of Raw, “The Big Dog” Roman Reigns shoved a referee during his match with Samoa Joe and he got disqualified for it. WWE “fined” Reigns $5,000 for his actions.
Below is what WWE posted:
Roman Reigns receives $5,000 fine for shoving official on Raw
“Intercontinental Champion Roman Reigns has been fined $5,000 for shoving referee John Cone during his title defense against Samoa Joe on Raw last night, WWE.com can confirm.
The incident occurred after Reigns backed Joe into the corner of the ring and continued to attack him past the official’s count. When Cone attempted to intercede, Reigns shoved him aside to continue his attack. The champion was subsequently disqualified, though he kept his title as a result of champion’s advantage.”
Below is what Reigns tweeted regarding this:
— Roman Reigns (@WWERomanReigns) December 26, 2017
• WWE Star Makes History On Raw
As seen in the main event of this week’s Raw, the team of Jason Jordan & Seth Rollins defeated The Bar (Sheamus & Cesaro) to capture the Raw Tag Team Titles.
With this Title win, Jordan has now become the 1st WWE Superstar to hold the NXT, Raw & SmackDown Tag Team Titles.
Below is what Jordan tweeted after capturing the Raw Tag Team Titles:
— Jason Jordan (@JasonJordanJJ) December 26, 2017