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Does Vince McMahon Want To Prove Triple H Wrong Regarding NXT Talent?

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• OLD SCHOOL VIDEO HISTORY (February 21, 1998) – WCW Saturday Night

On this day in 1998, Ted Turner’s World Championship Wrestling aired an episode of their weekly TV show ‘WCW Saturday Night’.

This episode was pre-taped at the Manatee Civic Center in Palmetto, Florida and featured matches, interviews & storyline segments on the road to the ‘WCW SuperBrawl VIII’ PPV.

The card of the show can be found here:

– Bill Goldberg vs. Jerry Flynn

– Greg Valentine vs. Pat Tanaka

– Juventud Guerrera vs. Lenny Lane

– Saturn vs. Chavo Guerrero Jr.

– Horshu vs. Jim Powers

– Dean Malenko & Chris Benoit vs. Mike Enos & Wayne Bloom

– Glacier vs. Chris Adams

– DDP vs. Sick Boy

– The Steiner Brothers vs. Steve Regal & Dave Taylor

– Ric Flair vs. Curt Hennig

• Does Vince McMahon Want To Prove Triple H Wrong Regarding NXT Talent?

As seen during this week’s WWE main roster programming, NXT wrestlers Tommaso Ciampa, Johnny Gargano, Aleister Black & Ricochet were used in matches.

According to Brad Shepard, his sources have told him it looks like Vince McMahon wants to prove Triple H wrong regarding NXT talent.

Below is what Shepard said:

“I was told that there is a weird dynamic at play where Triple H hypes the (NXT) guy and Vince tries to prove him wrong.

In this case, Vince wanted to put the NXT call ups in a hole and test them to see if they could climb out of it.

So this is the metaphorical Vince throwing them in the deep end of the swimming pool and seeing if they’ll drown or come up for air.”

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