• OLD SCHOOL VIDEO HISTORY (January 08, 1998) – WCW Thunder [Debut Episode]
On this day in 1998, Ted Turner’s World Championship Wrestling aired an episode of their weekly TV show ‘WCW Thunder’.
This episode was pre-taped at the Ocean Center in Daytona Beach, Florida and featured matches & storyline segments on the road to the ‘WCW Souled Out 1998’ PPV.
The card of the show can be found here:
1. Randy Savage vs. Chris Adams
2. Rick Martel vs. Louie Spicolli
3. Hiroyoshi Tenzan vs. Michiyoshi Ohara
4. Ric Flair vs. Chris Jericho
5. The Giant vs. Meng
6. Bill Goldberg vs. Steve McMichael
7. Steiner Brothers vs. Buff Bagwell & Konnan
8. Ray Traylor vs. Scott Hall
9. WCW World Cruiserweight Title: Juventud Guerrera vs. Ultimo Dragon
10. Lex Luger vs. Scott Norton
11. WCW United States Heavyweight Title: DDP vs. Kevin Nash
• WWE Bans Fans From Attending Tonight’s SmackDown Because Of AEW Merchandise
All Elite Wrestling held a rally today at Jacksonville (which is also the site for tonight’s SmackDown Live) and announced wrestlers that are going to be a part of the company.
You can check out their roster so far below:
– Cody Rhodes
– The Young Bucks
– “Hangman” Adam Page
– Brandi Rhodes
– Britt Baker
– Christopher Daniels
– Scorpio Sky
– Frankie Kazarian
– PAC (f.k.a Neville in WWE)
– The Good Hearts
– Joey Janela
– Penelope Ford
– Billy Gunn (Producer)
– Chris Jericho
A fan noted on Twitter that he was banned from attending tonight’s SmackDown Live because he was wearing an AEW shirt.
Below is what the fan tweeted:
Was just turned away from attending Smackdown for wearing @AEWrestling merchandise. Was told I would NOT be allowed in or to purchase a ticket per @WWE. @MattJackson13 @NickJacksonYB @CodyRhodes you guys wouldn’t turn me away from an AEW show would you?
— Scrump_1 (@scrump_1) January 8, 2019
Now more fans have come forward with this issue:
— Benjamin Unbutton (@BensideOut) January 9, 2019
— All Elite Wrestling Historian (@AEWHistorian) January 8, 2019
— Miike787 (@Mike52509) January 8, 2019
@CodyRhodes they won’t let us in smackdown with the AEW Shirts!!!
— Anthony (@Amp0930) January 8, 2019
This isn’t the first time WWE has done something like this and it wouldn’t be the last time either.
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