• On This Day In Pro Wrestling History (November 2, 2007) – Old School WWF Legend Passed Away
On this day in 2007, we lost Old School WWF Legend The Fabulous Moolah (Real name: Mary Lillian Ellison) at the age of 84 due to a heart attack.
Moolah wrestled in 7 (!!!) different decades: the 40s, 50s, 60s, 70s, 80s, 90s & 00s.
Her first reign as Women’s Champion lasted a record 28 (!!!) years.
In 1995, she was inducted into the WWF Hall of Fame (now WWE Hall of Fame) by Alundra Blayze.
REST IN PEACE FABULOUS MOOLAH!
(July 22, 1923 – November 2, 2007)
• Hulk Hogan Reacts To His WWE Return At WWE Crown Jewel
As we noted earlier, WWE Hall of Famer “The Immortal” Hulk Hogan made his return to WWE programming as the host of WWE Crown Jewel and to kick off the event.
You can watch Hogan’s promo below:
Below is what Hogan tweeted about his return:
It’s great to be back with my @WWE Universe family. The love and welcome from the talent and stark raving Hulkamaniacs totally blew me away brother. Only Love HH
— Hulk Hogan (@HulkHogan) November 2, 2018
Below are the results from WWE Crown Jewel PPV:
– United States Championship Match: Shinsuke Nakamura (c) def. Rusev to retain the Title [Kickoff Show]
– 1st Round WWE World Cup Match: Rey Mysterio def. Randy Orton
– 1st Round WWE World Cup Match: The Miz def. Jeff Hardy
– 1st Round WWE World Cup Match: Seth Rollins def. Bobby Lashley
– 1st Round WWE World Cup Match: Dolph Ziggler def. Kurt Angle
– SmackDown Tag Team Championship Match: The Bar (c) def. The New Day to retain the Titles
– WWE World Cup Semifinal Match: The Miz def. Rey Mysterio
– WWE World Cup Semifinal Match: Dolph Ziggler def. Seth Rollins
– WWE Championship Match: AJ Styles (c) def. Samoa Joe to retain the Title
– Vacant Universal Championship Match: Brock Lesnar def. Braun Stroman to win the Title
– WWE World Cup Final Match: Shane McMahon def. Dolph Ziggler to become the ‘Best In The World’ (Shane replaced an “injured” Miz)
– 20 Years In The Making: D-Generation X def. The Brothers Of Destruction
• Big Rematch Announced For Survivor Series 2018
After Brock Lesnar became a two time Universal Champion at WWE Crown Jewel, WWE announced a Survivor Series 2017 rematch between Lesnar and WWE Champion AJ Styles at Survivor Series 2018!
Lesnar defeated Styles in their first-ever encounter at last year’s Survivor Series PPV.
Below is the updated match-card for Survivor Series 2018:
– Universal Champion Brock Lesnar vs. WWE Champion AJ Styles
– RAW Women’s Champion Ronda Rousey vs. SmackDown Women’s Champion Becky Lynch
– Intercontinental Champion Seth Rollins vs. United States Champion Shinsuke Nakamura