• On This Day In Pro Wrestling History (September 4, 1995) – WCW MONDAY NITRO DEBUT
On this day in Pro Wrestling history in 1995, the debut episode of WCW Monday Nitro aired on TNT. The show aired live from the Mall of America. This was the beginning of the Monday Night Wars.
Lex Luger made a shocking appearance on the episode and got into the face of then WCW World Heavyweight Champion Hulk Hogan during the main event.
Below are the results from the show:
– Brian Pillman def. Jushin Liger
– WCW United States Heavyweight Champion Sting def. Ric Flair by DQ (Lex Luger made a surprise return to WCW in between this match)
– WCW World Heavyweight Champion Hulk Hogan (with Jimmy Hart) def. Big Bubba Rogers in a title match.
Lex Luger challenged Hulk Hogan for the WCW World Title after the match and Hogan agreed for a title match on next week’s episode of Nitro.
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• What Happened After RAW Went Off The Air? Medical Update On The Shield
As seen during the final segment of last night’s episode of RAW, the heel RAW roster destroyed The Shield.
After RAW went off the air, Braun Strowman and the new RAW Tag Team Champions Dolph Ziggler & Drew McIntyre mocked The Shield. There was no dark main event.
While heading to the back, Strowman stepped on Universal Champion Roman Reigns on his way out.
You can watch it below:
The fans later cheered The Shield while they limped to the back.
WWE provided the following medical update on The Shield:
The Shield refuse medical attention after Raw ambush
“THE OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY — Despite evidently suffering multiple injuries at the hands of Braun Strowman, Raw Tag Team Champions Dolph Zigger & Drew McIntyre and a host of other Superstars on Raw, The Shield refused medical attention, WWE.com can confirm.
It is unknown at this time how the multi-Superstar ambush will affect Reigns’ Universal Title Hell in a Cell Match defense against Strowman at WWE Hell in a Cell on Sunday, Sept. 16, or The Hounds of Justice’s Six-Man Tag Team Match against Strowman, Ziggler & McIntyre at the WWE Super Show-Down on Saturday, Oct. 6.
Stay with WWE as more updates on Universal Champion Roman Reigns, Intercontinental Champion Seth Rollins & Dean Ambrose become available.”