• ON THIS DAY IN WCW HISTORY (May 17, 2000) – WCW Thunder
On this day in 2000, Ted Turner’s World Championship Wrestling aired an episode of their weekly TV show ‘WCW Thunder’ on TBS.
This episode was pre-taped at the Cajundome in Lafayette, Louisiana and featured matches & storyline segments on the road to the ‘WCW The Great American Bash 2000’ PPV.
The card of the show can be found here:
1. The Filthy Animals vs. The Misfits in Action
2. Hulk Hogan vs. Horace Hogan
3. WCW Hardcore Title: Terry Funk, vs. Ernest Miller
4. Ambulance Match: Scott Steiner vs. Mike Awesome
5. WCW World Tag Titles: Kronik vs. Shane Douglas & The Wall
6. Ric Flair & Arn Anderson vs. David Flair & Crowbar & Daffney
• Update On Roman Reigns’ WWE Status & Return
Roman Reigns hasn’t been seen on WWE programming since his last encounter with Goldberg on an episode of SmackDown.
As noted earlier, he pulled out from competing in the Universal Championship match at WrestleMania on the day of the tapings.
It is unknown when The Big Dog will return to the ring. Fightful reported that WWE is not pressuring him to return. Reigns is in “no rush to return” and WWE doesn’t have any problems about his decision.
Roman has been away for almost 2 months now. He isn’t going to return until the end of the Coronavirus pandemic.
While his time off from the ring, he’s gotten into some other things. Reigns recently signed up for a Cameo account, where he charges fans $250 for personalized videos.
This is what his description says:
“Joe “Roman Reigns” Anoai, WWE Champion. JOE ANOAI is a WWE Professional Wrestler pka “ROMAN REIGNS.” Anoai is a WWE Universal Champion, a 3x WWE Champion, a WWE U.S. Champion, a WWE Intercontinental Champion and a WWE Tag Team Champion.”
In comparison, former WWE wrestler Hornswoggle is charging $25 for his videos. WWE Hall of Famer Bret Hart charges $150, while SmackDown Tag Team Champion Big E charges $125.
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