• ON THIS DAY IN WWF HISTORY (November 7, 1998) – WWF Shotgun Saturday Night
On this day in 1998, the World Wrestling Federation aired an episode of their weekly TV show ‘WWF Shotgun Saturday Night ‘.
It was pre-taped at the Compaq Center in Houston, Texas and featured matches, interviews & storyline segments on the road to the ‘WWF Survivor Series 1998: Deadly Game’ PPV.
This episode was hosted by Kevin Kelly & Bruce Prichard.
Here’s the card:
– X-Pac vs. Taka Michinoku
– Goldust vs. Babu
– The Headbangers vs. Too Much
– The Rock vs. Marc Mero
• Hulk Hogan Undergoing Surgery Next Week
During a recent interview with Sports Illustrated, WWE Hall of Famer “The Immortal” Hulk Hogan revealed that he’s undergoing a back surgery next week.
Below is what Hogan said:
“I’m going in for another back surgery next Tuesday. They’re going to fuse six levels together, so we’ll see how I feel after that.
People have stuck by me, even when I made mistakes. Their love and loyalty have blown me away. The memory of wrestling still connects me to people. Hopefully it’s a memory that will live forever.”
• WWE Backstage Draws Super Low Viewership
This week’s premiere episode of WWE Backstage of FS1 drew only 49,000 viewers. This is a very low number if you compare it to the viewership of the October 25th episode of WWE Backstage, which drew 426,000 viewers.
The show didn’t even make the Top 150 shows of the night on cable.
Bray Wyatt made his first appearance as Universal Champion on this show and you can watch it below:
While not many fans watched it on FS1, the above video does have over 1 million views on YouTube.
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