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1. Original Universal Title Plan For SummerSlam 2017 Revealed, 20 Years Of Goldberg Being Celebrated Today On The WWE Network

– Dave Metlzer of the Wrestling Observer is reporting that the WrestleMania 34 main event plan is once again back to Brock Lesnar defending the Universal Title against Roman Reigns. Meltzer noted how WWE once almost booked this match as the main event of SummerSlam 2017, but changed it to a Fatal 4 Way after seeing how well the Brock Lesnar – Samoa Joe feud did.

– WWE will celebrate 20 years of Goldberg today on the WWE Network. Below is what they posted regarding this:
“Step back in time and relive some of the most exciting matches and moments during WWE Flashback Fridays on the award-winning WWE Network. Tomorrow, catch 20 Years of Goldberg at 3/2 C.

20 Years of Goldberg
In September of 1997, Bill Goldberg competed in the squared circle for the very first time on WCW Monday Nitro. This victory began an unprecedented winning streak and led to championship opportunities in both WCW and WWE. Now, 20 years after his impressive debut, join the WWE Universe in looking back at some of the greatest moments and achievements of the man they call Goldberg.

Featured Moments
WCW Monday Nitro, Episode #106 – Sept. 22, 1997
Goldberg makes his WCW in-ring debut in a match against Hugh Morrus

WCW Monday Nitro, Episode #109 – Oct. 13, 1997
Goldberg wins his second match to begin his streak

WCW Monday Nitro, Episode #136 – Apr. 20, 1998
Goldberg defeats Raven to become United States Champion

WCW Monday Nitro, Episode #147 – July 6, 1998
Goldberg competes in two matches, featuring a United States Title defense and a World Title victory

Raw, Episode #514 – March 31, 2003
Goldberg makes his first appearance on Monday Night Raw

Unforgiven 2003 – Sept. 21, 2003
Goldberg defeats Triple H to become World Champion for the first time in WWE

WrestleMania XX – March 14, 2004
In his first WrestleMania match, Goldberg faces Brock Lesnar

The Monday Night War: Who’s Next?
This WWE Network Original chronicles the rise of Goldberg

Raw, Episode #1221 – Oct. 17, 2016
Goldberg makes his return to Raw to challenge Brock Lesnar

Fastlane 2017 – March 5, 2017
Goldberg defeats Kevin Owens for the WWE Universal Championship”

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