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Lilian Garcia Explains Why She Was Forced To Leave WWE

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• Lilian Garcia Explains Why She Was Forced To Leave WWE

During a recent interview with Chris Van Vliet, former WWF/E ring announcer Lilian Garcia explained why she was forced to leave WWE in 2016.

Lilian said that her family was told her father only had a few weeks to live:

“That was so hard, and I wasn’t intending to leave the company. At this point, I had put 15 years in but I still was okay with staying. I loved it, but then when [my father] got really sick, he told us he had two weeks to three months to live.

It was kind of like, the decision was made and it was okay because I took care of him. And during that time, he’s like, ‘Lil, I don’t want you to sit here and watch me die. What can you be doing next? I feel bad that you’re not there anymore.’

I was like, ‘Well, I had this idea in 2004 for this little show that I thought would be really cool to talk to the superstars’. And it all started with the females.”

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• ON THIS DAY IN WWF HISTORY (November 17, 2001) – WWF Jakked / WWF Metal

On this day in 2001, the World Wrestling Federation aired an episode of their weekly syndicated TV show ‘WWF Jakked’ (night version) aka ‘WWF Metal’ (afternoon version).

It featured pre-taped mid-card matches on the road to the ‘WWF Survivor Series 2001’ PPV.

The match-card can be found right here:

– Raven vs. Funaki

– Chuck Palumbo & Billy Gunn vs. Tommy Dreamer & Steven Richards

– Perry Saturn vs. Justin Credible

– Lance Storm & Billy Kidman vs. Crash Holly & Spike Dudley.

        
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