• OLD SCHOOL VIDEO HISTORY (October 5, 1996) – WCW Saturday Night
On this day in 1996, Ted Turner’s World Championship Wrestling aired an episode of their weekly TV show ‘WCW Saturday Night’.
This episode was pre-taped at the Civic Center in Canton, Ohio and featured matches & storyline segments on the road to the ‘WCW Halloween Havoc 1996’ PPV.
The card of the show can be found here:
1. Rey Mysterio Jr. vs. Juventud Guerrera
2. The Barbarian & Meng vs. John Tenta & Ron Studd
3. Eddie Guerrero vs. Joe Gomez
4. Arn Anderson vs. Vic Steamboat
5. Chris Benoit & Steve McMichael vs. Ricky Morton & Robert Gibston
6. Dean Malenko vs. Mr. JL
7. Lex Luger vs. The Renegade
8. Brad Armstrong vs. Mark Starr
9. WCW Tag Team Titles: Public Enemy vs. Harlem Heat
• Vince McMahon Impressed By SmackDown Star’s Work
According to WrestlingNewsCo, Vince McMahon has been impressed by SmackDown Women’s Champion Becky Lynch’s work with Charlotte Flair as of late.
Vince reportedly used her as an example for someone who ‘took the ball and ran with it’. Also, a wrestler was recently told backstage to study Becky’s promos and matches to get better.
WWE Hall of Famer Sgt. Slaughter also praised Becky Lynch recently and compared her to “Rowdy” Roddy Piper:
— SGT SLAUGHTER (@_SgtSlaughter) October 3, 2018
Becky will defended her SmackDown Women’s Champion against Charlotte Flair at WWE Super Show-Down on Saturday.