• OLD SCHOOL HISTORY (February 27, 1988) – NWA World Championship Wrestling
On this day in 1988, Jim Crockett Promotions aired an episode of their weekly TV show ‘NWA World Championship Wrestling’.
This episode featured pre-taped matches, interviews & storyline segments on the road to the ‘NWA The Great American Bash 1988’ PPV.
The card can be found here:
– STING vs. JOHN SAVAGE
– SHANE DOUGLAS & RICKY SANTANA vs. CRUEL CONNECTION
– SHEEPHERDERS vs. LIGHTNING EXPRESS
– MIDNIGHT EXPRESS vs. THOMPSON/STARR
– LEX LUGER & BARRY WINDHAM vs. LIGON/ARASI
– RON & JIMMY GARVIN vs. ISLEY/LEE
– POWERS OF PAIN & IVAN KOLOFF vs. CRUZ/JACKSON/MARTIN
– RON SIMMONS vs. RYAN WAGNER
– MIKE ROTUNDA & RICK STEINER vs. KNIGHT/PHELPS
– ARN ANDERSON & TULLY BLANCHARD vs. COLLIE/SUBER
– LARRY ZBYSZKO vs. MAX McGYVER
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• Update On Batista’s WWE Status & Roman Reigns’ WrestleMania 35 Plan
As seen on this week’s RAW, both Batista & Roman Reigns returned to WWE programming after over 4 months.
Reigns announced that he’s in remission now and “The Big Dog” is back. On the other hand, Batista kicked off his WrestleMania 35 storyline with Triple H by attacking Ric Flair.
Speaking of Batista’s WWE status, he’ll now scheduled to appear on next week’s RAW to continue the build for his WrestleMania 35 match against “The Game”.
As we noted earlier, Reigns has been added to all episodes of RAW for the next few months.
According to WrestleVotes, WWE officials have begun discussing plans for Reigns’ WrestleMania 35 match and multiple options are on the table.
Chatting with a source this AM regarding WrestleMania…WWE is now figuring out where to slot Roman Reigns on the card, with multiple options on the table. Along with Reigns, John Cena’s matchup is also still in discussion. Many different roads they can travel down. Lots in play.
— WrestleVotes (@WrestleVotes) February 27, 2019
WrestleMania 35 will mark Reigns’ 8th match on the Grandest Stage of Them All (it should be noted that Reigns had two matches at WrestleMania 31 – one with Brock Lesnar which ended in a no-contest and the second was the Triple Threat match that included Seth Rollins because of the Money In The Bank cash-in).