• On This Day In Pro Wrestling History (August 28, 1989) – WWF SummerSlam 1989
On this day in Pro Wrestling history on August 28, 1989, the World Wrestling Federation aired ‘WWF SummerSlam 1989’ LIVE on PPV from the Brendan Byrne Arena in East Rutherford, New Jersey.
The main event featured actor Tiny Lister as ‘Zeus’ in the first out of his 3 WWF PPV matches (in addition to a WCW PPV match he had 7 years later).
The pay-per-view had the tagline “Feel the Heat”.
Here are the PPV results:
– The Brain Busters defeated The Hart Foundation
– Dusty Rhodes defeated The Honky Tonk Man
– Mr. Perfect defeated The Red Rooster
– The Fabulous Rougeaus & Rick Martel defeated The Rockers & Tito Santana
– WWF Intercontinental Championship
The Ultimate Warrior defeated Rick Rude (c)
– Demolition & King Duggan defeated André the Giant & The Twin Towers
– Greg Valentine defeated Hercules
– Ted DiBiase defeated Jimmy Snuka via countout
– Hulk Hogan & Brutus Beefcake defeated Randy Savage & Zeus
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• Another Major Name Could Return On Next Week’s RAW
As we noted before, WWE Hall of Famer Shawn Michaels will return on next week’s episode of RAW to talk about the ‘Last Time Ever’ match between The Undertaker and Triple H at WWE Super Show-Down on October 6.
— Shawn Michaels (@ShawnMichaels) August 28, 2018
According to PWInsider, The Undertaker is also scheduled to be on RAW backstage next week. So there’s a chance we could see a segment between “The Phenom” and “The Show Stopper” if WWE decides to put Taker on RAW.
We’ll keep you updated regarding this.
Speaking of WWE Super Show-Down, below is the updated match-card for the show:
– Last Time Ever: The Undertaker vs. Triple H
– The Shield (Universal Champion Roman Reigns, Intercontinental Champion Seth Rollins & Dean Ambrose) vs. Braun Strowman, Drew McIntyre & Dolph Ziggler
– John Cena & Bobby Lashley vs. Kevin Owens & Elias
– RAW Women’s Champion Ronda Rousey & The Bella Twins vs. The Riott Squad
– Winner Gets A Future WWE Championship Match: Daniel Bryan vs. The Miz