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Former WWE Title Holder Has Backstage Heat, WWE Officials Very Unhappy With Mixed Match Challenge Viewership

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• OLD SCHOOL VIDEO HISTORY (February 6, 1981) – Gino Hernandez vs. Ivan Putski

On this day in 1981, Paul Max Boesch’s NWA Houston Wrestling held an event that included a match between Gino Hernandez and “Polish Power” Ivan Putski.

You can watch the entire match in 720p HD quality below:

• WWE Officials Very Unhappy With Mixed Match Challenge Viewership

According to the Wrestling Observer, WWE officials are very unhappy with the Mixed Match Challenge viewership. The live audience numbers for this Facebook Watch exclusive show have been dropping 30% every week.

• Raw Wrestlers Getting A Second Chance To Enter The Men’s Elimination Chamber Match

Finn Balor, Bray Wyatt, WOKEN Matt Hardy & Apollo Crews will get a second chance to qualify for the Men’s Elimination Chamber match next week on Raw when they all compete in a Fatal 4 Way match to earn the final spot in the Men’s Elimination Chamber match.

As we all know, the winner of this Men’s Elimination Chamber match will face “The Beast Incarnate” Brock Lesnar for the Universal Championship at WrestleMania 34.

• Former WWE Title Holder Has Backstage Heat

According to Dave Meltzer of the Wrestling Observer, former WWE United Kingdom Champion Tyler Bate has backstage heat in the WWE.

The story goes back to when Tyler was still the UK Champion and WWE wanted to book him on a main roster tour, but contacted him late.

Tyler refused to work the tour as he made other plans. This didn’t go down well with the WWE officials.

        
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