• On This Day In Pro Wrestling History (October 27, 1996) – WCW Halloween Havoc 1996
On this day in Pro Wrestling history on October 27, 1996, Ted Turner’s World Championship Wrestling aired ‘WCW Halloween Havoc 1996’ LIVE on PPV from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Paradise, Nevada.
This was the 8th out of 12 annual ‘WCW Halloween Havoc’ pay-per-views that aired between 1989 and 2000.
The tagline of the event was “A Night Of Terror And Suspense!”.
The results are here:
WCW Cruiserweight Championship: Dean Malenko defeated Rey Misterio Jr. (c)
Diamond Dallas Page defeated Eddy Guerrero
The Giant defeated Jeff Jarrett via DQ
Syxx defeated Chris Jericho
Lex Luger defeated Arn Anderson
Steve McMichael & Chris Benoit defeated The Faces of Fear
WCW World Tag Team Championship: The Outsiders defeated Harlem Heat (c)
WCW World Heavyweight Championship: Hollywood Hogan (c) defeated Randy Savage
• Update Regarding John Morrison’s WWE Status
As we noted last month, PWInsider reported that former Intercontinental Champion John Morrison is returning to WWE as he has signed a new contract with the company.
According to Brad Shepard, Morrison has indeed signed with WWE and WWE officials are currently discussing about which brand Morrison will be used on:
“A source in WWE confirmed that John Morrison has indeed signed with the company to wrestle – they’re currently trying to figure out how to incorporate him into TV.
The original thought is that he will be on NXT or SmackDown.”
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