• ON THIS DAY IN WCW HISTORY (August 9, 2000) – WCW Thunder
On this day in 2000, Ted Turner’s World Championship Wrestling aired an episode of their weekly TV show ‘WCW Thunder’ on TBS.
This episode was pre-taped at the World Arena in Colorado Springs, Colorado and featured matches & storyline segments on the road to the ‘WCW New Blood Rising 2000’ PPV.
The card of the show can be found here:
1. Kronik vs. Chuck Palumbo & Shawn Stasiak vs. Mark Jindrak & Sean O’Haire
2. Elix Skipper vs. Crowbar
3. Tank Abbott & 3 Count vs. Gen. Rection & Lt. Loco & Sgt. AWOL & Cpl. Cajun
4. Norman Smiley vs. Mike Sanders
5. Flag Match: Lance Storm vs. Mike Awesome
6. Tables Match: David Flair & Miss Hancock vs. Sgt. AWOL & Major Gunns
7. Billy Kidman vs. Reno
8. Gene Okerlund & Buff Bagwell vs. Mark Madden & Kanyon
9. The Cat & Sting vs. Great Muta & Vampiro
• WWE, AEW, Jim Ross, Iron Sheik & Others React To Kamala’s Death
As we noted earlier, Old School WWF Veteran Kamala passed away at the age of 70.
Below is how the wrestling world reacted to his death:
WWE is saddened to learn that James Harris, known to WWE fans as Kamala, has passed away at age 70.https://t.co/d0kGY4GcTO
— WWE (@WWE) August 10, 2020
— All Elite Wrestling (@AEWrestling) August 10, 2020
Just been told that Kamala has passed away. pic.twitter.com/oBGnezmujn
— Jerry Lawler (@JerryLawler) August 9, 2020
A character that you created and a nice, nice man.
Athletic Big Man…
— Jim Ross (@JRsBBQ) August 10, 2020
— The Iron Sheik (@the_ironsheik) August 10, 2020
— Bronson Reed (@bronsonreedwwe) August 10, 2020
RIP KAMALA ? pic.twitter.com/91TVN6LaHV
— “The Bad Boy” Joey Janela (@JANELABABY) August 9, 2020
RIP to the Ugandan Giant, Kamala. This man terrified me as a child. pic.twitter.com/kSyuchnhU1
— Sam Roberts (@notsam) August 10, 2020
We’ll be posting videos of Kamala on our WrestleFeed app’s video section as a tribute and will also be covering more updates regarding his death, whenever they are available. Tap here to download.