• On This Day In Pro Wrestling History (January 14, 2001) – WCW Sin
On this day in Pro Wrestling history on January 14, 2001, Ted Turner’s World Championship Wrestling aired ‘WCW Sin’ LIVE on PPV from the Conseco Fieldhouse in Indianapolis, Indiana.
This PPV is famous for Sid Vicious breaking his leg during the main event … an injury that eventually kind of ended his career. Sid returned to pro wrestling years later, but mostly wrestled for the minor leagues then.
Here are the results:
– WCW Cruiserweight Championship: Chavo Guerrero Jr. (c) defeated Shane Helms
– Reno defeated Big Vito
– The Jung Dragons defeated Evan Karagias & Jamie Knoble
– Ernest Miller defeated Mike Sanders
– Penalty Box match – Guest referee Jim Duggan: Team Canada defeated The Filthy Animals
– WCW Hardcore Championship: Meng defeated Crowbar and Terry Funk (c)
– WCW World Tag Team Championship: The Natural Born Thrillers defeated The Insiders (c)
– First Blood Chain match – WCW United States Heavyweight Championship: Shane Douglas defeated Gen. Rection (c)
– NO DQ: Totally Buffed defeated Goldberg & DeWayne Bruce
– 4 way – WCW World Heavyweight Championship: Scott Steiner (c) defeated Jeff Jarrett, Sid Vicious and Road Warrior Animal
• Update On All Elite Wrestling’s Interest In CM Punk
During a recent interview with Chris Van Vliet, Old School WWF Legend & AEW Superstar Chris Jericho was asked about AEW’s interest in signing former WWE wrestler CM Punk.
Below is what Jericho said:
“CM Punk’s not so much a free agent as he is a retired wrestler, from what I understand. Of course we’d love to have Punk come in there.”
Jericho was also asked about former IWGP Heavyweight Champion Kenny Omega possibly signing with WWE and below is what Y2J said:
“Once I signed, the last remaining huge free agent is Kenny Omega. Jericho and Omega were the two. Where’s he gonna end up? I hope it’s with AEW, I really do. I guess we’ll find out, because his contract ends very quickly.”
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