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Hall Of Famer Says WWE Failed To Capitalize On Roman Reigns’ Heat After WrestleMania 33, Says Undertaker vs. Reigns Was A Good Match

The Undertaker vs. Roman Reigns to main event WrestleMania 33

• ON THIS DAY IN NWA HISTORY (July 5, 1986) – NWA World Wide Wrestling

On this day in 1986, Jim Crockett Promotions aired an episode of their weekly TV show ‘NWA World Wide Wrestling’.

This episode featured pre-taped matches, interviews & storyline segments on the road to “NWA Starrcade 1986”.

The card can be found below:

The Rock-n-Roll Express vs. George South & The Golden Terror

The Warlord vs. Mark Flemming

Ole & Arn Anderson vs. Don & Rocky Kernodle

The Road Warriors vs. Gene Ligon & Mike Simani

The Midnight Express vs. Nelson Royal & Todd Champion

Nikita Koloff vs. Tony Zane

Baron Von Raschke & Konga the Barbarian vs. Bill & Randy Mulkey

• Hall Of Famer Says WWE Failed To Capitalize On Roman Reigns’ Heat After WrestleMania 33, Says Undertaker vs. Reigns Was A Good Match

While speaking to Metro, 2-Time WWE Hall Of Famer Ric Flair discussed Roman Reigns vs. The Undertaker from WrestleMania 33.

The Nature Boy said that WWE could’ve used the heat Reigns had after his win against The Undertaker to have him run with a heel type attitude.

“When [The Undertaker] hauled up his stuff, put it in the middle of the ring and walked out, the next day on RAW, Roman couldn’t talk! I thought to myself, ‘Man, I’ve been in a lot in my life, but if I had that hot tag brother, I could’ve rode that forever’.

I don’t know what happened! But that was the hottest tag in the history of the business! That’s made the thing with Brock [Lesnar] beating him pale, in terms of emotion!”

Flair also thinks that the Taker-Reigns match wasn’t as bad as people claim it to be.

“Actually, I thought he and Roman had a hell of a match! One little botch like that they keep playing over and over again. One little botch, if you’re a guy that’s a perfectionist like [The Undertaker] is, that’s gonna bug you. One little botch, OK? It can be caused for a number of reasons, it can be a timing issue. That was still a hell of match!”

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