• ON THIS DAY IN PRO WRESTLING HISTORY (May 9, 1999) – WCW SLAMBOREE 1999
On this day in Pro Wrestling history on May 9, 1999, Ted Turner’s World Championship Wrestling aired ‘WCW Slamboree 1999’ LIVE on PPV from the TWA Dome in St. Louis, Missouri.
This was the 7th Slamboree pay-per-view out of 8 that WCW aired between 1993 and 2000.
The results can be found here:
– Triple threat – WCW World Tag Team Championship: Raven & Perry Saturn defeated Rey Mysterio Jr. & Billy Kidman (c) and Dean Malenko & Chris Benoit
– Konnan defeated Stevie Ray
– Hardcore match: Bam Bam Bigelow defeated Brian Knobbs
– WCW World Television Championship: Rick Steiner defeated Booker T (c)
– Gorgeous George defeated Charles Robinson
– WCW United States Heavyweight Championship: Scott Steiner (c) defeated Buff Bagwell
– Roddy Piper defeated Ric Flair by DQ
– Sting wrestled Goldberg to a no-contest
– WCW World Heavyweight Championship: Kevin Nash defeated Diamond Dallas Page (c)
• WWE Announces 2 Tag Team Matches For This Week’s RAW
The following two matches have been announced for this week’s go-home edition of RAW for the WrestleMania Backlash pay-per-view:
– RK-BRO (Randy Orton & Riddle) & The New Day (Kofi Kingston & Xavier Woods) vs. RAW Tag Team Champions AJ Styles & Omos and Elias & Jaxson Ryker
– Charlotte Flair and WWE Women’s Tag Team Champions Nia Jax & Shayna Baszler vs. Asuka, Mandy Rose & Dana Brooke
Riddle tweeted the following about his match:
— matthew riddle (@SuperKingofBros) May 9, 2021
Also, WWE Champion Bobby Lashley vs. Drew McIntyre in a non-title match is scheduled to take place on this week’s RAW.
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