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Heel Turn On RAW Cancelled Due To WWF Veteran’s Death

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• OLD SCHOOL VIDEO HISTORY (November 23, 2000) – WWF SmackDown!

On this day in 2000, the World Wrestling Federation aired an episode of their weekly TV show ‘WWF SmackDown!’.

It was pre-taped in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida and featured pre-taped matches & storyline segments on the road to the ‘WWF Rebellion 2000’ PPV.

Here’s the card:

1. WWF Intercontinental Title: Billy Gunn vs. Eddie Guerrero

2. Hardcore Match: T&A vs. Crash & Hardcore Holly

3. Val Venis vs. K-Kwik

4. The Rock vs. William Regal

5. Raven vs. Tazz

6. Molly Holly vs. Trish Stratus

7. Chris Benoit & Kane vs. Chris Jericho & Steve Austin

WATCH: Wrestler Hits Moonsault Turned Into Styles Clash:

• Heel Turn On RAW Cancelled Due To WWF Veteran’s Death

As we noted months ago, Natalya was set to turn heel by attacking her friend Ronda Rousey and then feud with her.

However, the plan was cancelled when Natalya’s father, former WWF Superstar Jim “The Anvil” Neidhart, passed away.

According to the Wrestling Observer, WWE officials felt that they can’t turn Natalya heel now and that heel turn went to Nia Jax and now Nia is set to take on Rousey for the RAW Women’s Championship at TLC 2018 PPV.

        
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