• Old School ECW Veteran Celebrates His Birthday
Old School ECW Veteran & Puroresu Legend Yoshihiro Tajiri celebrates his 48th birthday today.
He wrestled for Paul Heyman’s Extreme Championship Wrestling from 1998 till they closed their doors in 2001, but was immediately picked up by Vince McMahon’s World Wrestling Federation (later WWE), where he wrestled until he went back to his home country Japan in December 2005.
HAPPY BIRTHDAY TAJIRI!
• OLD SCHOOL VIDEO HISTORY (September 29, 1997) – WCW MONDAY NITRO
On this day in 1997, Ted Turner’s World Championship Wrestling aired another LIVE episode of their weekly TV show ‘WCW MONDAY NITRO’.
It was broadcasted from the Centrum in Worcester, Massachusetts and featured matches & storyline segments on the road to the ‘WCW Halloween Havoc 1997’ PPV.
The card can be found here:
– Diamond Dallas Page vs. Buff Bagwell
– Rey Mysterio Jr. vs. El Caliente (Eddie Guerrero)
– Bill Goldberg vs. The Barbarian
– Disco Inferno vs. Juventud Guerrera
– Jeff Jarrett vs. Steve McMichael
– Chris Jericho vs. Syxx
– Lex Luger vs. Wrath
– The Giant vs. Curt Hennig
• WWE Posts A Teaser For Huge Upcoming Match
The Undertaker (with Kane in his corner) will face Triple H (with Shawn Michaels in his corner) for the ‘Last Time Ever’ at WWE Super Show-Down next Saturday.
This match is expected to lead to a tag team match The Brothers of Destruction (The Undertaker & Kane) and D-Generation X (Triple H & Shawn Michaels) at WWE Crown Jewel PPV in Saudi Arabia on November 2.
WWE posted a big teaser for this match by posting the following graphic on Instagram:
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