• ON THIS DAY IN NWA HISTORY (June 20, 1987) – NWA World Wide Wrestling
On this day in 1987, Jim Crockett Promotions aired an episode of their weekly TV show ‘NWA World Wide Wrestling’.
This episode featured pre-taped matches, interviews & storyline segments on the road to the ‘NWA Starrcade 1987’ PPV.
The card can be found below:
– Midnight Express vs. scrubs
– Kendall Windham vs. scrub
– MOD Squad vs. scrubs
– Rock N Roll Express vs. scrubs
– Tully Blanchard & Arn Anderson vs. Italian Stallion & Nelson Royal
– Jimmy “Boogie Woogie Man” Valiant & Lazor Tron vs. scrubs
– Dusty Rhodes & Nikita Koloff vs. scrubs
• Undertaker Gets Emotional While Remembering Yokozuna (Video)
During a recent interview with Corey Graves on WWE’s After The Bell podcast, The Undertaker was asked about his memories of the late, great WWE Hall of Famer Yokozuna.
Undertaker got a little emotional while talking about him, as they were very good friends.
Taker talked about how he pleaded Vince McMahon to book him to work with Yoko, as he was impressed with how good Yoko could work for his size and also revealed a funny story while they were having a match.
In the end, Taker said they had really good times together and that he was a dear friend that he really misses.
“We had such good times together. I loved working with him. Just a dear, dear friend that I really miss.”
You can watch it below:
Yokozuna passed away on October 23, 2000 at the age of 34 due to pulmonary edema. He was inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame in 2012.
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