• Batista Reacts To WWE Using “Zombies” To Promote His Movie At WrestleMania Backlash
At tonight’s WrestleMania Backlash pay-per-view, Damian Priest defeated The Miz in a Lumberjack Match.
The lumberjacks in this match were “zombies“, who were there to promote Batista’s new “Army Of The Dead” movie.
A fan tweeted the following to Batista about this:
“Hey Dave I love you, but this zombie sh*t on the WWE Backlash show was insulting!”
Batista replied the following:
“Wtf you telling me?!! You think I booked a bunch of f**king zombies. I’m on a damn plane! Shouldn’t you be tweeting Vince?!”
Wtf you telling me?!! You think I booked a bunch of fucking zombies. I’m on a damn plane! Shouldn’t you be tweeting Vince?! 🤷🏻♂️ https://t.co/Eb8wNdijRI
— The Artist Formerly Known as Super Duper Dave (@DaveBautista) May 17, 2021
Tap here to read the complete results from tonight’s WrestleMania Backlash pay-per-view.
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• On This Day In Pro Wrestling History (May 16, 1999) – WWF No Mercy UK 1999
On this day in Pro Wrestling history on May 16, 1999, the World Wrestling Federation aired ‘WWF No Mercy UK 1999’ LIVE on PPV from the Manchester Evening News Arena in Manchester, England.
This was a UK-exclusive pay-per-view, just like “WWF One Night Only 1997” and “WWF Capital Carnage 1998” had been during the previous years.
There was also a regular “WWF No Mercy” PPV later that year on October 17, 1999, which eventually became a regular annual event until 2008 and again in 2016 & 2017.
Here are the results from that night:
– Tiger Ali Singh defeated Gillberg
– The Ministry of Darkness defeated The Brood
– Steve Blackman defeated Droz
– Kane defeated Mideon by DQ
– Nicole Bass defeated Tori
– WWF European Championship: Shane McMahon (c) defeated X-Pac
– Billy Gunn defeated Mankind
– Anything Goes – Triple Threat – WWF World Heavyweight Championship: Stone Cold Steve Austin (c) defeated Triple H and The Undertaker