• Vince McMahon Will Kick Off Tonight’s SmackDown
Due to the ongoing investigation of alleged misconduct by Vince McMahon and John Laurinaitis, Vince voluntarily stepped down from his position as CEO and Chairman of the Board until the conclusion of the investigation.
However, Vince is still going to handle the WWE creative and book storylines as usual.
Stephanie McMahon has been named the Interim CEO and the Interim Chairwoman.
Vince had the following to say about his decision:
“I have pledged my complete cooperation to the investigation by the Special Committee, and I will do everything possible to support the investigation. I have also pledged to accept the findings and outcome of the investigation, whatever they are.”
WWE has now announced that Vince McMahon will kick off tonight’s SmackDown at 8 PM EST.
Mr. McMahon will appear on SmackDown tonight at 8 PM ET live on FOX. pic.twitter.com/6XEEDwR0Hy
— WWE (@WWE) June 17, 2022
Vince will most likely address the ongoing investigation.
As of this writing, the following has been announced for tonight’s episode of SmackDown:
– Roman Reigns (c) vs. Riddle for the Undisputed WWE Universal Championship
– Max Dupri to reveal his first client into Maximum Male Models
– Vince McMahon will kick off the show
WATCH: Vince McMahon Kisses Candice Michelle (Part 1):
• ON THIS DAY IN WWF HISTORY (June 17, 1989) – WWF Superstars of Wrestling
On this day in 1989, the World Wrestling Federation aired an episode of their weekly TV show ‘WWF Superstars of Wrestling’.
This episode was pre-taped at the Entertainment Convention Center in Duluth, Minnesota and featured matches, promos & storyline segments on the road to the ‘WWF SummerSlam 1989’ PPV.
Here’s the card:
The Ultimate Warrior vs. Dusty Wolfe
Jacques & Raymond Rougeau vs. Terry Bronski & Warren Bianchi
Bret Hart vs. Boris Zhukov
Ted DiBiase vs. Red Tyler
Rick Martel vs. Jim Evans
Mr. Perfect vs. JT Thomas
The Bushwhackers vs. Todd Becker & Butler Stevens