• 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.
WCW Slamboree was an annual pay-per-view event from 1993 till 2000.
The results can be found here:
Triple threat – WCW World Tag Team Championship
Raven & Perry Saturn def. Rey Misterio Jr. & Billy Kidman (c) and Dean Malenko & Chris Benoit
Konnan def. Stevie Ray
Bam Bam Bigelow def. Brian Knobbs
WCW World Television Championship
Rick Steiner def. Booker T (c)
Gorgeous George def. Charles Robinson
WCW United States Heavyweight Championship
Scott Steiner (c) def. Buff Bagwell
Roddy Piper def. Ric Flair via DQ
Sting wrestled Goldberg to a no contest
WCW World Heavyweight Championship
Kevin Nash def. Diamond Dallas Page (c)
• OLD SCHOOL VIDEO HISTORY (May 9, 1988) – Jerry Lawler Wins The AWA World Title
On this day in 1988, Jerry “The King” Lawler defeated Curt Hennig to become the new AWA World Heavyweight Champion.
You can watch the finish of the match below:
• WWE’s New Plan To Get Roman Reigns Cheered
According to Dave Meltzer of the Wrestling Observer, WWE officials are trying to re-create the Daniel Bryan storyline with Roman Reigns to get him cheered.
WWE is doing a storyline where the management is favouring the “part time” Universal Champion Brock Lesnar and screwing Reigns over.
While the fans aren’t buying it, that’s the plan that WWE is moving forward with.