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WWE Wanted AEW Wrestler To Become A Head Coach For Them

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• ON THIS DAY IN NWA HISTORY (August 9, 1986) – NWA World Championship Wrestling

On this day in 1986, Jim Crockett Promotions aired an episode of their weekly TV show ‘NWA World Championship Wrestling’.

This episode featured pre-taped matches, interviews & storyline segments on the road to “NWA Starrcade 1986”.

The card can be found below:

The Kansas Jayhawks vs. Bill Mulkey & Pat Myers

Jimmy Valliant vs. Tony Zane

The Warlord vs. George South

Krusher Khrushchev & Nikita Koloff vs. Bill Bryant & Bill Taab

Dick Murdoch vs. Vernon Deaton

Wahoo McDaniel & Sam Houston vs. Thunder foot & Black Bart

Rocky King vs. Steve Regal

The Midnight Express vs. Darrin Evans & Tom Pittman

Rock n Roll Express vs. Pablo Crenshaw & Bob Burroughs

Buddy Landell vs. Randy Barber

• Old School WWF Jobber Of The Day: AJ Petrucci

AJ Petrucci WWF Jobber

• WWE Wanted AEW Wrestler To Become A Head Coach For Them

Former WWE wrestler Tye Dillinger, now known as Shawn Spears in AEW, recently spoke to Wrestletalk and revealed the offer WWE gave him before he was released from the company in February 2019.

Spears revealed that WWE wanted him to become a head coach at the Performance Center and help the younger talent there.

Below is what Spears said:

“[In WWE], we were relied on a lot to help younger talent. We enjoy helping younger talent. I was asked to be a coach on numerous occasions before I left.”

Dillinger still trains wrestlers while working for AEW, as he runs the “Flatbacks Wrestling School” with WWE wrestler Tyler Breeze in Florida.

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