Black Saturday: WWE takes over World Championship Wrestling

Seventeen years before WWE acquired WCW, Mr. McMahon made a stunning deal to score World Championship Wrestling's Saturday night timeslot on TBS. This is what wrestling fans saw when they tuned in on the night of July 14, 1984.

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Mr. McMahon invades World Championship Wrestling: July 14, 1984

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