• On This Day In WWE History (September 2, 2004) – WWE SmackDown!
On this day in 2004, World Wrestling Entertainment aired an episode of their weekly TV show ‘WWE SmackDown!’.
It was pre-taped at the Arco Arena in Sacramento, California and featured matches, interviews & storyline segments on the road to the ‘WWE No Mercy 2004’ PPV.
Here’s the match-card:
– Rene Dupree, Booker T & Kenzo Suzuki vs. John Cena, Rey Mysterio & RVD
– Billy Kidman & Paul London vs. Nunzio & Johnny Stamboli
– Dudley Boys vs. Billy Gunn & Hardcore Holly
– 2/3 Falls Match: Kurt Angle vs. Eddie Guerrero
• Former Intercontinental Champion Wants To Face Roman Reigns At WrestleMania 37
While speaking to AwardsWatch, WWE SmackDown wrestler The Miz said that he wants to face Universal Champion Roman Reigns at WrestleMania next year.
“Cleveland is my hometown, but LA is where I live, and so I consider that home as well. So, to be in my backyard, to not be the main event of WrestleMania, will be a huge disappointment on my behalf.
Now I look at the card and I look at who just came back. ‘The Big Dog’ Roman Reigns. Not only that, but he won the Universal Championship and now he has Paul Heyman in his pocket. He is the most dangerous Superstar in all of WWE now.
If you didn’t believe he had it before, which I did believe, I’ve always believed he had it…but if you didn’t believe, now with Heyman in his pocket…you are going to believe. Cause Heyman will make you believe.
I need to take my own advice and start getting more serious. Getting more elevated inside the WWE ring to where people will view me as a viable opponent for someone like Roman Reigns as Universal Champion with Paul Heyman by his side. I know what I need to do now.”