• ON THIS DAY IN WWE HISTORY (October 9, 2003) – WWE SmackDown!
On this day in 2003, World Wrestling Entertainment aired another episode of their weekly TV show ‘WWE SmackDown!’.
This episode was pre-taped from the Civic Center in Hartford, Connecticut and featured matches, interviews & storyline segments on the road to the ‘WWE NO MERCY 2003’ PPV.
Here’s the card:
1. Tajiri vs Ultimo Dragon
2. The Undertaker vs Chuck Palumbo
3. The Big Show vs Orlando Jordan
4. Battle Rap: Kurt Angle vs John Cena
5. Shannon Moore vs Zach Gowen
6. Chris Benoit & APA vs A-Train & Basham Brothers
7. WWE Title: Brock Lesnar vs Paul London
8. The Big Show vs Chavo Guerrero
• BREAKING: New Champion Crowned On Tonight’s NXT, Title Name Changed, Young Bucks Out Of AEW Tag Team Title Tournament
In the opening match of tonight’s episode of NXT, Lio Rush defeated Drew Gulak to win the NXT Cruiserweight Championship.
It should be noted that WWE has now officially changed the name of WWE Cruiserweight Championship to NXT Cruiserweight Championship.
— WWE Universe (@WWEUniverse) October 10, 2019
On the other hand, tonight’s AEW Dynamite opened with The Young Bucks vs. Private Party.
Private Party went on to defeat The Young Bucks to advance into the next round of the AEW World Tag Team Title tournament.
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