• Old School Wrestling Legend Celebrates His Birthday
Old School ECW/WCW/WWF Veteran “RVD” Rob Van Dam (Real name: Robert Szatkowski) turns 47 today.
After starting as Robbie V in Ted Turner’s World Championship Wrestling, RVD soon became a regular member of Paul Heyman’s Extreme Championship Wrestling roster, where he wrestled till the company closed its doors in January of 2001.
After ECW was bought by Vince McMahon, Van Dam jumped ship to the World Wrestling Federation, where he would soon become an upper-mid carder, who even main evented several PPVs & TV shows.
HAPPY BIRTHDAY RVD!
• Brock Lesnar Hits Kane With An F5 On Raw, Universal Title Match For Royal Rumble 2018 Confirmed
In the opening segment of tonight’s Raw, Raw General Manager Kurt Angle announced that Brock Lesnar will defend his Universal Championship against both Kane & Braun Strowman at Royal Rumble 2018.
The segment featured a brawl between Lesnar, Strowman & Kane, and it ended with Lesnar clotheslining Strowman out of the ring and hitting an F5 on Kane.
You can watch it below:
In the above video, WWE edited Lesnar not being able to properly lift Kane for the F5 in one attempt. You can watch the unedited version below:
#UniversalChampion @BrockLesnar sends a HUGE message to his TWO #RoyalRumble opponents as he takes down The #MonsterAmongMen @BraunStrowman and The #BigRedMachine @KaneWWE! #RAW @HeymanHustle @RealKurtAngle pic.twitter.com/CYpbLPDxZL
— WWE (@WWE) December 19, 2017