• Final WWF TV Show Aired 20 Years Ago Today
On this day in 2002, the World Wrestling Federation aired an episode of their weekly TV show ‘WWF Sunday Night HEAT’.
The promotion officially changed its name from World Wrestling Federation (WWF) to World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) the very next day on May 6, 2002.
So, this was the final WWF TV Show.
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This episode was broadcasted from Buffalo, New York and featured pre-taped matches & storyline segments on the road to the ‘WWF Judgment Day 2002’ PPV.
The match-card can be found right here:
1. Tommy Dreamer vs. Mr. Perfect
2. D’Lo Brown vs. The Big Boss Man
3. Trish Stratus vs. Molly Holly
4. Rob Van Dam vs. Justin Credible
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• On This Day In Pro Wrestling History (May 5, 2001) – WWF Insurrextion 2001
On this day in Pro Wrestling history on May 5, 2001, the World Wrestling Federation aired ‘Insurrextion 2001’ LIVE on PPV from the Earls Court Exhibition Centre in London, England.
This was the 2nd out of 4 annual Insurrextion pay-per-views the WWF/WWE held between 2000 and 2003.
Here are the PPV results:
Eddie Guerrero defeated Grand Master Sexay
The Radicalz defeated The Hollys
Bradshaw defeated Big Show
Four-Way Elimination: Edge & Christian defeated The Dudley Boyz, The Hardy Boyz and X-Factor
Two-out-of-three falls: Chris Benoit defeated Kurt Angle
Queen’s Cup: Chris Jericho defeated William Regal
The Undertaker defeated Stone Cold Steve Austin & Triple H