• CM Punk Teases Signing His 3rd Major Wrestling Contract Ever
Former WWE wrestler CM Punk is set to make his All Elite Wrestling debut this Friday night on AEW Rampage.
Both Punk and AEW President Tony Khan have teased this multiple times now. Punk teased it during a recent MMA fight he commentated (tap here to read more).
Tony recently said the following about this week’s episode of Rampage:
“We’re all excited for The First Dance this Friday night at the sold-out United Center in Chicago. It will be a special episode of ‘AEW: Rampage’ that will be enshrined in wrestling history as a night that fans will remember for a very long time.”
Punk posted the following on his Instagram stories:
In the above story, Punk possibly mentioned the years where he signed his major wrestling contracts: 2005 (signed with WWE), 2011 (re-signed with WWE) and 2021 (signed with AEW).
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• ON THIS DAY IN WWF HISTORY (August 17, 2000) – WWF SmackDown!
On this day in 2000, the World Wrestling Federation aired an episode of their weekly TV show ‘WWF SmackDown!’.
It was pre-taped at the Worcester Centrum in Worcester, Massachusetts and featured pre-taped matches & storyline segments on the road to the ‘WWF SummerSlam 2000’ PPV.
Here’s the match-card:
1. Perry Saturn & Terri vs. The Kat & Rikishi
2. Val Venis vs. Eddie Guerrero
3. Crash Holly & Acolytes vs. The Big Boss Man & Kaientai
4. Steve Blackman vs. Chris Benoit
5. Edge & Christian vs. D-Von Dudley & Jeff Hardy
6. Too Cool vs. Road Dogg & X-Pac
7. The Rock vs. Triple H