• ON THIS DAY IN WWF HISTORY (December 21, 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 Charlotte Coliseum in Charlotte, North Carolina and featured pre-taped matches & storyline segments on the road to the ‘WWF Royal Rumble 2001’ PPV.
Here’s the card:
1. The Dudley Boyz vs. Lo-Down
2. Ivory vs. Jacqueline
3. Chris Jericho & The Hardy Boyz vs. Chris Benoit, Dean Malenko & Perry Saturn
4. William Regal vs. Hardcore Holly
5. Crash Holly & Molly Holly vs. TAKA Michinoku & Funaki
6. Steve Blackman vs. Raven
7. Billy Gunn vs. Steven Richards
8. World Tag Team Titles: Edge & Christian vs. The Rock & The Undertaker
• Current Plan For Edge’s In-Ring Return In WWE In 2020
As we noted before, PWInsider noted that Edge has signed a new deal with WWE for an in-ring return.
While Edge is denying the reports, it does looks like something big is coming for The Rated R Superstar.
Wrestlingnewsco is now reporting that Edge is training very hard for an in-ring return and might compete in the Men’s Royal Rumble 2020 match and then go on to have a match at WrestleMania 36:
“I was told that Edge has been training hard and he’s in great shape and the feeling in WWE is that he will be back relatively soon and the prevailing rumor is that he will wrestle at WrestleMania and possibly sooner as a surprise entrant in the Royal Rumble.”
Below are some photos of Edge looking in shape:
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Ok, so here goes. Looks like I’m diving headfirst into the ocean of cheesey gym selfies. No toe dipping here. Yikes. However, I decided to do this to best explain this past year, and maybe help give someone some incentive. Last fall we lost my Mom and my father in law John within a two month span. I didn’t fully grasp the emotional fallout until I looked in the mirror one day and I didn’t like what I saw. At all. I’d stopped training. I stopped dieting, to a huge degree. I just stopped…living like me. Living in the present. Stuck in that past. I was obviously in mourning. But I came to the conclusion my Mom and John wouldn’t want this, and I’d look at my girls and realize that if I want to be around for them, I needed to get off my rapidly expanding butt and get to work getting healthy. I reached out to @nutritionsolutions and got my diet dialed in. I can’t say enough about this company, they’re amazing, and this isn’t a paid endorsement. Then I started putting in the sweat equity. Slowly but surely, I started coming out of the funk. Less lethargic. I started feeling vibrant. Vital. Happy. Like me. Which makes me a better dad and partner. A better person period. I used every excuse I could to stay stuck. Injuries and everything else I already outlined. But the only way I got unstuck, was to JUST. GET. MOVING. So if this reaches even one person out there who may feel stuck, just know, you’re not alone and you can change it.
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Celtic(Viking)Warrior Workout has been sabotaged for another week by yours truly. Actually I tied @wwesheamus up until he agreed to chop our wood for the winter and I needed company on my mountain bike ride. It gets lonely up here. Also witness my downhill wipeout. Which hurt my ego more than my body. Sub now on YouTube. Celtic Warrior Workout. #bravechange #SheamolovesElsa
As you can see, Edge is looking more muscular than what he was back in 2011 before his retirement.
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