• OLD SCHOOL HISTORY (June 17, 1996) – WCW PRIME
On this day in 1996, Ted Turner’s World Championship Wrestling aired an episode of their weekly TV show ‘WCW Prime’.
This episode featured pre-taped matches & segments, building storylines on the road to the ‘WCW Bash at the Beach 1996’ PPV.
The show was hosted by Dusty Rhodes & Chris Cruise.
Here’s the card:
1. Craig Pittman vs. Hugh Morrus
2. Chris Benoit vs. Kensuke Sasaki
3. Hulk Hogan Video Package
4. Diamond Dallas Page vs. “Belfast Bruiser” Fit Finlay
5. Joe Gomez vs. Manny Fernandez
7. Dean Malenko vs. Mike Heyner
8. Prime Cut “Moo Match” of the Week: Public Enemy vs. Faces of Fear vs. Harlem Heat
• SmackDown Wrestler Raises $23,000 For Connor’s Cure
WWE posted the following:
Xavier Woods raises $23,000 for Connor’s Cure in Fortnite Summer Block Party event
“Xavier Woods is in it to win it.
Woods is taking part in the Fortnite Summer Block Party event this weekend, first competing on Saturday as a member of team “Cuddle Crew.” Woods team unfortunately did not win, but finished in fifth place, raising $23,000 for Connor’s Cure in the process.
The New Day member will compete again on Sunday in the 50-team Fortnite Pro Am where he and his team will have a chance to earn even more money to Connor’s Cure.”
• WWF Veteran Returning
Old School WWF Veteran Savio Vega is returning and will be seen in action in Major League Wrestling this Summer.
— Major League Wrestling (@MLW) June 16, 2019