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• On This Day In WWF History (September 2, 1996) – WWF Action Zone

On this day in 1996, the World Wrestling Federation aired an episode of their weekly TV show ‘WWF Action Zone’.

This episode featured matches, promos, highlights & storyline segments on the road to the ‘WWF In Your House 10: Mind Games’ PPV.

Here’s the card:

Vader vs. Kenny Hendrix (From Superstars)

Crush vs. Frank Stiletto (From Superstars)

Sycho Sid vs. Leon Downs (From Superstars)

Interview w/ Ahmed Johnson & His Doctors

Brian Pillman Interviews Stone Cold Steve Austin (From Superstars)

The Godwinns vs. Matt Duval/Bob Bolby (From Superstars)

Highlights Of Shawn Michaels vs. Goldust (Ladder Match From The CNE Stadium)

Salvatore Sincere vs. Aldo Montoya (From Superstars)

Can We Talk With The Following Question: Tips To The Kids Who Are Going Back To School

Justin Hawk Bradshaw vs. Chris Harris (From Superstars)

Jim Ross Interviews Vader & Jim Cornette

Goldust vs. Zip (From Superstars)

• Furloughed WWE Commentator Reportedly Returning Soon

WWE NXT & NXT UK Commentator Nigel McGuinness hasn’t been used on commentary since the start of the Coronavirus pandemic. Only Mauro Ranallo and Beth Phoenix had been calling the action on NXT.

The Wrestling Observer reported a couple of months ago that McGuinness was furloughed by WWE during the budget cuts in April.

PWInsider is now reporting that McGuinness is set to return to the company at some point. It could be within this month, as NXT UK is also returning on September 17th. He might also be used on NXT as Mauro Ranallo is gone from the company.

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