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Austin Aries Reacts To Former WWE & Impact Star Making Fun Of His Height

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• OLD SCHOOL HISTORY (October 7, 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 University in Valparaiso, Indiana and featured matches & storyline segments on the road to the ‘WWF In Your House 4: Great White North’ PPV.

Here’s the card:

– Dean Douglas vs. Barry Horowtiz

– Savio Vega vs. Tom Knox

– Isaac Yankem DDS vs. Tom Torres

– Psycho Sid & Kama (w/ Ted DiBiase) vs. Bam Bam Bigelow & Henry Godwinn

– Marty Jannetty vs. The Brooklyn Brawler

• WWE VIDEO HISTORY (October 7, 2005) – WWE Friday Night SmackDown!

On this day in 2005, World Wrestling Entertainment aired an episode of their weekly TV show ‘WWE Friday Night SmackDown!’.

It was broadcasted from the Frank Erwin Center in Austin, Texas and featured pre-taped matches, interviews & storyline segments on the road to the ‘WWE No Mercy 2005’ PPV.

Here’s the card:

– Booker T vs. Orlando Jordan

– Sylvian Grenier vs. Hardcore Holly

– Road Warrior Animal & Heidenreich vs. William Regal & Paul Burchill

– Rowdy Roddy Piper vs. Randy Orton & Cowboy Bob Orton

– Bobby Lashley vs. Eddie Craven

– Batista & Chris Benoit & Rey Mysterio vs. JBL & Eddie Guerrero & Christian

• Austin Aries Reacts To Former WWE & Impact Star Making Fun Of His Height

Impact World Champion Austin Aries will defend his Title against Johnny Impact (John Morrison in WWE) at Impact Wrestling’s Bound For Glory PPV on October 14.

Ahead of their PPV match, Johnny made fun of Aries’ height by tweeting the following (he replied to a tweet from Impact stating Johnny standing over Aries on TV):

“When does anyone not stand tall over Austin Aries?”

Below is what Aries replied:

“Ahh, the form of discrimination that’s still super cool: Short Shaming.

If I joked race, retards, your gay look…if I fat shamed your husky wife, INSTANT OUTRAGE!!

But you can predictably cut on me over my height, genetics I don’t control, and it’s just FUNNY!”

Both men deleted their tweets later.

        
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