• Attitude Era Star Passed Away 14 Years Ago Today At The Age Of 33
On this day in 2009, we lost Old School WWF Attitude Era Veteran Test (Real name: Andrew Martin) at the young age of 33 due to a pain killer overdose.
Test wrestled for the World Wrestling Federation (later renamed WWE) from 1998 till 2004, but returned to their ECW brand in 2006 before they let him go again in 2007.
Test was allegedly named after the most common anabolic steroid, Testosterone, though Bruce Prichard claims that wasn’t the case.
REST IN PEACE TEST
March 17, 1975 – March 13, 2009
• ON THIS DAY IN WWF HISTORY (March 13, 2000) – WWF RAW IS WAR
On this day in 2000, the World Wrestling Federation aired another LIVE episode of their weekly TV show ‘WWF RAW IS WAR’.
It was broadcasted from the Continental Airlines Arena in East Rutherford, New Jersey and featured matches, interviews & storyline segments on the road to the ‘WWF WrestleMania 2000’ PPV.
Here’s the card:
The Hardy Boyz vs. Al Snow & Steve Blackman
Mark Henry vs. The Dudley Boyz
Kurt Angle vs. Chris Jericho vs. Tazz
Triple H & X-Pac & The Road Dogg vs. Too Cool & Rikishi
Kane vs. Big Boss Man
World Lightweight Title: Dean Malenko vs. Esse Rios
The Acolytes vs. Edge & Christian
Hardcore Title: Pete Gas vs. Crash Holly
Chris Benoit & Perry Saturn vs. Val Venis & Test
The Rock vs. The Big Show