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• Former WrestleMania Main Eventer Celebrates His Birthday

Old School WrestleMania XI Main Eventer “L.T.” Lawrence Taylor celebrates his 61st birthday today.

Taylor appeared on WCW TV in 1991 and in 1995 played a role in a major WWF storyline that led to a main event match at WrestleMania XI.

Lawrence Taylor and the late great Bam Bam Bigelow main eventing on the grandest stage of them all in 1995 marks the first time, last time and only time that a celebrity (Non professional wrestler) ever main evented a WrestleMania in a singles match.

He has yet to be inducted into the Celebrity Wing of the WWE Hall of Fame.


• Backstage News On Goldberg’s Role On This Week’s SmackDown

WWE Hall of Famer Goldberg will return to WWE programming on this week’s episode of SmackDown.

Below is what WWE posted regarding this:

SmackDown to reveal “Who’s next for Goldberg?”

“Who’s next for Goldberg? We’re about to find out.

As revealed on RAW, the former Universal Champion and WWE Hall of Famer’s next moves will be revealed this Friday on SmackDown, where he’ll provide the WWE Universe’s answer to that eternal question: “Who’s next?”

Tune in to Friday Night SmackDown, live this Friday at 8/7 C on FOX.”

Below is the promo for Goldberg’s return:

Goldberg is returning to set up his next match, which will be a WWE Super ShowDown 2020 on February 27, and it is expected to be against “The Big Dog” Roman Reigns.

The seeds for this feud were planted during an exchange on Twitter (tap here for details).

Below is what Goldberg posted about his return on Instagram:

“This was the 1st…..looks like there could be more ? #imback #whosnext #spear #jackhammer #devestationcontinues @wwe @wweonfox #smackdown #nopressure @speedkore01 #someonehadtodoit #wishmeluck”

As of this writing, the following matches have been confirmed for WWE Super ShowDown 2020:

WWE Championship Match: Brock Lesnar (c) vs. Ricochet

SmackDown Tag Team Championship Match: The New Day (c) vs. John Morrison & The Miz

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