WWE Network Hidden Gems Addition
This week’s addition to WWE Network’s Hidden Gems series is Mid-South Wrestling and NWA themed, featuring two classic matches and one classic event.
The first gem is from a April 2, 1977 event from NWA Tri-State featuring a NWA World Heavyweight Championship match of Dick Murdoch vs Harley Race (c).
NWA Tri-State 04/02/1977 – Harley Race battles Dick Murdoch
Witness the closing moments of Harley Race facing Dick Murdoch from the predecessor to Mid-South Wrestling.
The second gem is from a February 22, 1985 event from Houston Wrestling featuring a Texas Heavyweight Championship match of Kerry Von Erich vs. “Gorgeous” Gino Hernandez (c).
Houston Wrestling 02/22/1985 – Kerry Von Erich faces Gino Hernandez
“The Modern Day Warrior” Kerry Von Erich challenges “Gorgeous” Gino Hernandez for the Texas Heavyweight Title in this contest from Houston.
The third and final gem is the entire November 11, 1985 event from Mid-South Wrestling featuring a No Disqualification match of “Hacksaw” Jim Duggan vs. Buzz Sawyer.
Mid-South Wrestling 11/11/1985 – “Hacksaw” and Buzz tear down New Orleans
The bitterness between “Hacksaw” Jim Duggan and Buzz Sawyer cannot be contained in their wild showdown. Plus, Jake “The Snake” Roberts, “Hacksaw” Butch Reed and more in action in this Mid-South Wrestling event.
NJPW Super Junior Tag League 2019 Tournament Night 2 Results & Updated Standings
NJPW Super Junior Tag League 2019 tournament Night 2 quick match results:
- Ryusuke Taguchi & Rocky Romero defeated Tiger Mask & Yuya Uemura via pinfall (12:32)
- Volador Jr. & Titan defeated TJP & Clark Connors via pinfall (12:24)
- El Desperado & Yoshinobu Kanemaru defeated Taiji Ishimori & El Phantasmo via pinfall (15:36)
- Roppongi 3K defeated Bird of Prey via pinfall (21:15)
NJPW’s Super Junior Tag League 2019 tournament will resume on October 19th with Night 3 at the Tainai City Gymnasium in Niigata, Japan.
Updated Super Junior Tag League 2019 tournament standings:
- Ryusuke Taguchi & Rocky Romero – 4 points (2-0)
- Volador Jr. & Titan – 4 points (2-0)
- El Desperado & Yoshinobu Kanemaru – 4 points (2-0)
- Taiji Ishimori & El Phantasmo – 2 points (1-1)
- Roppongi 3K – 2 points (1-1)
- Bird of Prey – 0 points (0-2)
- TJP & Clark Connors – 0 points (0-2)
- Tiger Mask & Yuya Uemura – 0 points (0-2)
Misc. Wrestling News & Notes
During this past Tuesday’s episode of NWA Powerrr, the National Wrestling Alliance announced that they will be holding a pay-per-view event called Into The Fire on December 14th in Atlanta, Georgia. The event’s name is based on the official theme song for NWA Powerrr by rock band Dokken.
Major League Wrestling reportedly have released Alex Greenfield from the company this past Monday, according to Post Wrestling. Greenfield had been working as a producer for the company prior to his departure.
Tyler Bateman reportedly has recently signed a contract with Ring of Honor, according to SoCalUncensored.com.