On this day in 1997, the World Wrestling Federation aired another episode of their weekly TV show ‘WWF RAW IS WAR’.
It was broadcasted from the Civic Complex in Cornwall, Ontario, Canada and included matches, interviews & storyline segments on the road to the ‘WWF In Your House 19: D-Generation X’ PPV.
Wrestling Legend & Hall Of Famer ‘Ravishing’ Rick Rude made his final WWF appearance on this taped episode of Monday Night RAW, still managing D-Generation X, before appearing on the LIVE version WCW Monday Nitro on that very same night, joining the New World Order (nWo).
The show is also remembered for the famous sit-down interview with Vince McMahon, in which he said “Bret Screwed Bret”.
Here’s the card:
– Jerry Lawler vs. Marc Mero
– Billy Gunn & Jesse James vs. Los Boriquas
– Max Mini & Mini Tauras & Mini Nova vs. El Torito & Tarantula & Battalion
– Scott Taylor (Scotty 2 Hotty) vs. Eric Shelley
– Vader vs. Goldust
– Dude Love vs. Rocky Maivia
Below is the card for WCW Monday Nitro from that night (was broadcasted from the The Crown in Cincinnati, Ohio and featured matches & storyline segments on the road to the ‘WCW World War 3 1997’ PPV):
– Meng vs. Glacier
– Alex Wright vs. Steve McMichael
– Rey Misterio Jr. vs. Chris Jericho
– Diamond Dallas Page vs. Villano V
– Dean Malenko vs. Eddy Guerrero
– Perry Saturn vs. Scotty Riggs
– Lex Luger vs. Curt Hennig
– The Giant vs. Scott Hall
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