• On This Day In Pro Wrestling History (December 27, 1995) – WCW Starrcade 1995
On this day in Pro Wrestling history on December 27, 1995, Ted Turner’s World Championship Wrestling aired their annual ‘Starrcade’ event LIVE on PPV from the Nashville Municipal Auditorium in Nashville, Tennessee.
The 1995 edition of Starrcade was called “World Cup of Wrestling”, as it featured quite a few Puroresu stars from NJPW New Japan Pro Wrestling, such as Kensuke Sasaki, Hiroyoshi Tenzan, Shinjiro Otani, Masa Saito, Masahiro Chono, Koji Kanemoto & Jushin “Thunder” Liger.
Here are the results from that night:
– Jushin Thunder Liger defeated Chris Benoit
– Koji Kanemoto defeated Alex Wright
– Lex Luger defeated Masahiro Chono
– Johnny B. Badd defeated Masa Saito by DQ
– Shinjiro Otani defeated Eddie Guerrero
– Randy Savage defeated Hiroyoshi Tenzan
– Sting defeated Kensuke Sasaki
– Ric Flair defeated Lex Luger and Sting
– WCW World Heavyweight Championship: Ric Flair defeated Randy Savage (c)
• Update Regarding Plans For The Women’s Royal Rumble 2020 Match (Spoiler)
As we have noted before, The Dirty Sheets reported that former NXT Women’s Champion Shayna Baszler is scheduled to win the Women’s Royal Rumble 2020 match.
Becky Lynch vs Shayna Baszler for the RAW Women’s Championship is expected to take place at WrestleMania 36.
In an update to this, Tom Colohue is reporting that there’s a chance that Sasha Banks could win the Women’s Royal Rumble 2020 match if WWE decides to go a different route.
Bayley vs Sasha Banks for the SmackDown Women’s Championship is rumored to take place at WrestleMania 36.
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