• On This Day In Pro Wrestling History (January 24, 1998) – WCW Souled Out 1998
On this day in Pro Wrestling history on January 24, 1998, Ted Turner’s World Championship Wrestling aired their annual ‘WCW Souled Out’ event LIVE on PPV from the Hara Arena in Trotwood, Ohio.
With the previous year’s Souled Out PPV being strictly an nWo event (kayfabe wise), this was basically the first Souled Out that was officially ran by WCW.
Below are the results:
– Juventud Guerrera, Super Caló, Lizmark Jr. & Chavo Guerrero Jr. def. La Parka, Psychosis, Silver King & El Dandy
– Raven’s Rules
Chris Benoit def. Raven
– WCW Cruiserweight Championship
Chris Jericho def. Rey Misterio Jr. (c)
– WCW World Television Championship
Booker T (c) def. Rick Martel
– Larry Zbyszko def. Scott Hall via DQ
– Ray Traylor & The Steiner Brothers def. Konnan, Scott Norton & Buff Bagwell
– Kevin Nash def. The Giant
– Bret Hart def. Ric Flair
– Lex Luger def. Randy Savage
• Video Of Roman Reigns’ Father (WWE Hall of Famer Sika) Going Crazy After Reigns’ WrestleMania Win
Back in 2016, “The Big Dog” Roman Reigns defeated “The Game” Triple H in the main event of WrestleMania 32 to capture the WWE World Heavyweight Championship.
You can watch Reigns’ father, WWE Hall of Famer Sika’s reaction to his WWE World Title win below:
• Raw Wrestler (Former MMA Fighter) Hints That He Would Beat CM Punk In 2 Minutes
During a recent interview with New York Post, UFC President Dana White had the following to say regarding former WWE wrestler CM Punk fighting again in UFC:
“I like that guy. He’s a good dude. He wants one more. He wants to get another shot. I’m going to give it to him.”
Raw & 205 Live wrestler Jack Gallagher (who’s also an MMA fighter with a record of 2-0) wrote the following on Twitter regarding this story:
“Doesn’t have an opponent. I have two minutes to spare.”
Punk made his UFC debut in 2016 at UFC 203 PPV and lost to Mickey Gall via submission in 2 minutes & 14 seconds of the very first round.
You can watch Gallagher in an MMA fight below: