Today in Pro Wrestling History: (June 5): Eric Bischoff Takes the WCW Hardcore Title Home

Today in Pro Wrestling History: On June 5th, 2000, during WCW Monday Nitro, Eric Bischoff, in an unprecedented move, declared himself the WCW Hardcore Champion, exploiting a rule where the title could be defended 24/7.

Today in Pro Wrestling History: (June 5): Eric Bischoff Takes the WCW Hardcore Title Home

Today In Pro Wrestling History June 5

This sparked outrage and intrigue among fans, who were accustomed to traditional title transitions. Bischoff’s reign, though brief, added a layer of unpredictability to the hardcore division and solidified his reputation as a cunning and opportunistic figure in professional wrestling.

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