• Former WWE Wrestler Debuts At IMPACT Wrestling Tapings
At the latest IMPACT Wrestling TV tapings, Steph De Lander (fka Persia Pirotta in WWE NXT) made her debut.
She cut a promo and said the Knockouts division is shaking in their boots.
Jordynne Grace then faced her and defeated her in a match.
The 25-year-old wrestler signed with WWE in March 2021 and worked in NXT. She got released in April 2022.
After her WWE release, she (like many other wrestling divas) joined OnlyFans.
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• On This Day In Pro Wrestling History (January 21, 1996) – WWF Royal Rumble 1996
On this day in Pro Wrestling history on January 21, 1996, the World Wrestling Federation aired their annual ‘Royal Rumble’ event LIVE on PPV from the Selland Arena in Fresno, California.
This was the second out of 2 Royal Rumble wins for “The Heartbreak Kid” Shawn Michaels, as well as the first time that the WWF World Title match main evented the PPV instead of the 30-man Royal Rumble match.
Free For All – for the #30 spot in the Royal Rumble: Duke Droese defeated Hunter Hearst Helmsley by DQ
Ahmed Johnson defeated Jeff Jarrett by DQ
WWF Tag Team Championship: The Smoking Gunns (c) defeated The Bodydonnas
WWF Intercontinental Championship: Goldust defeated Razor Ramon (c)
Shawn Michaels won the 30-man Royal Rumble match
WWF World Heavyweight Championship: The Undertaker defeated Bret Hart (c) by DQ