WCW mat stars to pair up with monster trucks

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Turner Broadcasting System's World Championship Wrestling signed a three-year deal with SFX Entertainment's Pace Motorsports to create new wrestling-theme monster trucks for Pace events. Also involved in the licensing agreement is 4Kids Entertainment, New York. The licensing deal will allow stars of WCW's wrestling programs to appear at Monster Jam events including "Motor Madness" telecasts on The Nashville Network. Monster trucks, in turn, will appear on some telecasts of wrestling programs including Turner Network Television's "Monday Night Nitro" and superstation TBS' "Thunder."

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