• On This Day In Pro Wrestling History (January 25, 1997) – nWo Souled Out 1997
On this day in Pro Wrestling history on January 25, 1997, Ted Turner’s World Championship Wrestling aired ‘nWo Souled Out’ LIVE on PPV from the Five Seasons Center in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.
This was the first ever Souled Out event and also the only one of them, that was presented as an nWo themed PPV.
Here are the results:
– Masahiro Chono defeated Chris Jericho
– Mexican Death match: Big Bubba Rogers defeated Hugh Morrus
– Jeff Jarrett defeated Mr. Wallstreet
– Buff Bagwell defeated Scotty Riggs
– Scott Norton defeated Diamond Dallas Page by countout
– WCW World Tag Team Championship: The Steiner Brothers defeated The Outsiders (c)
– Ladder match for the WCW United States Heavyweight Championship: Eddie Guerrero (c) defeated Syxx
– WCW World Heavyweight Championship: Hollywood Hogan (c) wrestled The Giant to a no contest
• Wrestling Couple Making In-Ring Return This Sunday At Royal Rumble 2020
As we noted yesterday, The Dirty Sheets reported that WWE Hall of Famer Edge will be returning to compete in the Men’s Royal Rumble 2020 match this Sunday.
Edge has been added to the listed talent roster for February.
According to an update from Tom Colohue, Edge’s wife, WWE Hall of Famer Beth Phoenix, is set to be a surprise entrant in the Women’s Royal Rumble 2020 match:
“Kay Lee Ray and Beth Phoenix are two names that I strongly believe will be in the Rumble that have been mentioned to me. We know Kay Lee Ray is going to be there from NXT UK, she’ll be there for Worlds Collide.
Phoenix wrestled her last match at WrestleMania 35 and has since taken up a commentator’s role in NXT.”
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