• ON THIS DAY IN WWF HISTORY (September 23, 1990) – WWF Wrestling Challenge
On this day in 1990, the World Wrestling Federation aired an episode of their weekly TV show ‘WWF Wrestling Challenge’.
It was broadcasted from the Civic Center in Wheeling, West Virginia and featured pre-taped matches & storyline segments on the road to the ‘WWF Survivor Series 1990’ PPV.
The card can be found right here:
– Ted DiBiase vs. Jim McPherson
– Saba Simba vs. Brooklyn Brawler
– Mr. Perfect vs. Jim Powers
– Legion of Doom vs. Rico Frederico & Scott Colontonio
– Sgt. Slaughter Interview
– Big Bossman vs. Paul Perez
– Paul Roma & Hercules vs. Ross Lindsey & Barry Hardy
– Tugboat vs. Chris Duffy
• Hulk Hogan, Ric Flair, WWE, AEW & Others React To Road Warrior Animal’s Death
WWE Hall of Famer Road Warrior Animal passed away earlier today. He was 60 years old.
Below is what the pro-wrestling world has to say about his death.
RIP Animal,love you my brother, I know you and Hawk have a lot of unfinished business to take care of! God speed and blessings to your beautiful family,one love4Life. HH
— Hulk Hogan (@HulkHogan) September 23, 2020
I Am More Than Saddened To Hear Of The Loss Of My Good Friend And GREAT Opponent Joe Laurinaitis Of The Legendary Road Warriors. They Were Iconic! The Road Warriors And The Four Horsemen Drew More Money And Had More Fun And Entertained Fans Worldwide At The Highest Level. RIP 🙏🏻 pic.twitter.com/eiZ2udqGNm
— Ric Flair® (@RicFlairNatrBoy) September 23, 2020
WWE is saddened to learn that Joe Laurinaitis, known to WWE fans as Road Warrior Animal, has passed away.
WWE extends its condolences to Laurinaitis' family, friends and fans. https://t.co/hurorEDVff
— WWE (@WWE) September 23, 2020
AEW and the wrestling world mourn the passing of the legendary Road Warrior Animal, our thoughts are with his family, his friends and his fans. pic.twitter.com/xAzwv8gngw
— All Elite Wrestling (@AEWrestling) September 23, 2020
I’ve often been asked …
“Who is the greatest Tag Team of All Time?”
The answer has always been the same.
Rest in Power brother. 💪🏽
— Bully Ray (@bullyray5150) September 23, 2020
MY ROAD WARRIOR ANIMAL BROTHER. YOU WERE MOST OVER TAG TEAM EVER. WE HAVE THE BEST TIME IN THE MINNESOTA FOREVER I LOVE YOU. RIP BUBBA pic.twitter.com/dLzAy2uRaa
— The Iron Sheik (@the_ironsheik) September 23, 2020
The greatest tag team of all time was the Road Warriors. Often imitated, never duplicated. Loved both of them as friends and idolized both as the GOATs. RIP Animal-love you my brother, my condolences to everyone affected by this tragic loss. pic.twitter.com/pf2DshCSnB
— John Layfield (@JCLayfield) September 23, 2020
Shocked to hear of the passing of @RWAnimal.
An iconic figure in our business who I was looking forward to seeing this Saturday night in Jackson, Tennessee at the @JerryLawler celebration.
Condolences to Joe’s family and friends. 🙏🤠
— Jim Ross (@JRsBBQ) September 23, 2020
I’m totally shocked to hear my friend and brother in Christ, Road Warrior Animal, has passed away. My thoughts and prayers as well as my heart, go out to the family. RIP my friend. 🙏
— Ted DiBiase (@MDMTedDiBiase) September 23, 2020
Just found out that Road Warrior Animal has left us. Very sad to hear this, always such a nice guy whenever I would see him. So, I have a Tasmanian Devil tattoo on my right arm, he was my inspiration to get that before I started wrestling training. #RIP pic.twitter.com/iynxmE8pkb
— TAZ (@OfficialTAZ) September 23, 2020
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