• 1st Ever WWE TV Show Aired 20 Years Ago Today (Details)
On this day in 2002, World Wrestling Entertainment aired another LIVE episode of their weekly TV show ‘WWE Monday Night RAW’.
This was the first TV show after the infamous WWF/WWE name change, where the World Wrestling Federation became known as World Wrestling Entertainment.
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It was broadcasted from the Hartford Civic Center in Hartford, Connecticut and featured matches & storyline segments on the road to the ‘WWE Judgment Day 2002’ PPV.
Here’s the match-card:
1. No DQ Match: Jazz vs. Trish Stratus
2. WWE Hardcore Title: Bubba Ray Dudley vs. Stevie Richards
3. WWE Hardcore Title: Bubba Ray Dudley vs. Raven
4. WWE Hardcore Title: Raven vs. Justin Credible
5. WWE Hardcore Title: Justin Credible vs. Crash Holly
6. WWE Hardcore Title: Crash Holly vs. Trish Stratus
7. WWE Hardcore Title: Trish Stratus vs. Stevie Richards
8. WWE European Title: Spike Dudley vs. William Regal
9. Brock Lesnar vs. Shawn Stasiak
10. Rob Van Dam & Jeff Hardy vs. Booker T & Eddie Guerrero
11. Big Show, Scott Hall & X-Pac vs. Stone Cold Steve Austin, Ric Flair & Bradshaw
WATCH: Vince McMahon Forces Trish Stratus To Strip:
• ON THIS DAY IN WWF HISTORY (May 6, 1995) – WWF Superstars
On this day in 1995, the World Wrestling Federation aired an episode of their weekly TV show ‘WWF Superstars’.
This episode was pre-taped at the Veterans Memorial Auditorium in Des Moines, Iowa and featured matches & storyline segments on the road to the ‘WWF In Your House’ PPV.
Here’s the card:
– Owen Hart & Yokozuna vs. The New Headshrinkers
– Adam Bomb vs. Rock Werner
– Bertha Faye vs. Jessica Rivera,
– Hunter Hearst Helmsley vs. Sonny Rogers (Helmsley’s Superstars debut)
– Tatanka vs. Kevin Kruger
– The Undertaker vs. Dave Sigfrid