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WWE Changed Plans For AJ Styles’ Return

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• ON THIS DAY IN WCW HISTORY (May 4, 1990) – NWA Power Hour

On this day in 1990, Ted Turner’s World Championship Wrestling aired an episode of their weekly TV show ‘NWA Power Hour’.

This episode featured pre-taped matches & storyline segments on the road to the ‘NWA Capital Combat 1990’ PPV.

The card can be found below:

– Promo By Jim Cornette

– Eddie Gilbert vs. Buddy Lee Parker

– Wrestling News Network With Gordon Solie

– Highlights Of The Feud Between The Rock-N-Roll Express And The Fabulous Freebirds

– Rock-N-Roll Express vs. Nasty Ned Brady & Joe Cazana

– Promo By Rock-N-Roll Express

– Louisville Slugger With Jim Cornette: Lex Luger Is His Guest

– Promo By Jim Cornette with “Outlaw” Joel Deaton & Samu

– Flyin’ Brian & “Z-Man” Tom Zenk vs. “Outlaw” Joel Deaton & Samu

– Wrestlers Of The Week Are Doom

• WWE Changed Plans For AJ Styles’ Return

“The Phenomenal” AJ Styles was away from WWE programming since his loss to The Undertaker at WrestleMania 36.

He returned on tonight’s episode of RAW and won the Last Chance Gauntlet Match to qualify for the Men’s Money In The Bank 2020 Ladder Match.

However, he wasn’t supposed to return this early as WWE had planned for him to sell the after effects of the Boneyard match at WrestleMania 36 much longer.

Dave Meltzer discussed on Sunday Night’s Main Event Podcast that Styles is being brought back early because RAW has been suffering with low ratings lately. As the show has been featuring a lot of new faces recently, Styles will add some star-power to the show.

He also discussed the possibility of Styles turning babyface now, as he no longer has Luke Gallows and Karl Anderson by his side.

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