Morning Report: Saturday Events , WWE Network, Today In History & More


* WWE Live Event: Saturday (7/5) – London, ON at the Budweiser Gardens. The advertised matches are: Bray Wyatt Vs. Roman Reigns. Others that are advertised include: DOLPH ZIGGLER, THE USOS, THE RHODES BROTHERS, CESARO, R-TRUTH, DIVAS.

* WWE Live Event: Saturday (7/5) – Broomfield, CO at the 1st Bank Center. The advertised matches are: U.S Title Match: SHEAMUS VS. CESARO, THE BIG SHOW VS. ALBERTO DEL RIO.

{ROH has the weekend off}
[TNA has the weekend off]

- Here is today’s streaming content on the WWE Network:

  • 2am EST – WWE Countdown: Celebrity Twists
  • 3am EST – RAW Flashback: 1/30/1995
  • 4am EST – RAW Flashback: 2/6/1995
  • 5am EST – ECW Hardcore TV: 9/20/1994
  • 6am EST – Legends of Wrestling: Rivalries
  • 7:30am EST – This Week In WWE
  • 8am EST – WWE Superstars replay
  • 9am EST – WWE Main Event replay
  • 10am EST – WWE NXT replay
  • 11am EST – WWE Countdown: Celebrity Twists
  • 12pm EST – Cougar Countdown replay
  • 1pm EST – Beyond The Ring: Bobby Heenan
  • 2pm EST – WCW Great American Bash 1990
  • 5pm EST – WCW Great American Bash 1997
  • 8pm EST – WCW Great American Bash 1999
  • 11pm EST – WWE Great American Bash 2007

- Here is your pro wrestling history lesson of the day:

Former WWF star Hillbilly Jim turns 62 today.

3-time WCW Tag Team Champion Jerry Sags turns 50 today.

Former ECW, WWF, & WCW worker Jamie ‘JC Ice’ Dundee turns 43 today.

1962: Buddy Rogers & Johnny Barend defeated Johnny Valentine & Bob Ellis to win the NWA Northeast United States Tag Team Titles.

1982: The Von Erichs (Kevin & Kerry) defeated King Kong Bundy & Bugsy McGraw to win the WCCW American Tag Team Titles.

1992: WCW held a live event at the Omni Coliseum in Atlanta, Georgia and the main event saw Terry Gordy & Steve Williams defeated The Steiner Brothers (Rick & Scott) to win the WCW Tag Team Titles.

1993: Jerry Lawler defeated Owen Hart to win the USWA Unified World Heavyweight Title.

1994: Vince McMahon’s criminal trial on charges of steroid distribution began in Long Island, New York.

1999: WWF Monday Night Raw defeated WCW Monday Nitro: 6.2 to 3.3 in the ratings.

1999: David Flair was awarded the vacant WCW United States Title on Nitro.

2009: one-time WWWF United States Tag Champion and NWA star Waldo von Erich died at the age of 75.

Tags: David Flair Nitro Ric Flair Vince McMahon