• ON THIS DAY IN WWF HISTORY (May 29, 2000) – WWF RAW IS WAR
On this day in 2000, the World Wrestling Federation aired another LIVE episode of their weekly TV show ‘WWF RAW IS WAR’.
It was broadcasted from the General Motors Place in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada and featured matches, interviews & storyline segments on the road to the ‘WWF King of the Ring 2000’ PPV.
Here’s the card:
1. D’Lo Brown, Perry Saturn & Terri Runnells vs. The Godfather, Dean Malenko & The Kat
2. Eddie Guerrero vs. Kurt Angle
3. World Tag Titles: Too Cool vs. Edge & Christian
4. KOTR Qualifying Match: Rikishi vs. Shane McMahon
5. Prince Albert & Test & Val Venis vs. Chris Jericho & Hardy Boyz
6. Hardcore Holly vs. Chris Benoit
7. KOTR Qualifying Match: Bull Buchanan vs. Steve Blackman
8. Lumberjack Match: The Undertaker vs. The Rock
• More NXT Wrestlers Getting WWE Main Roster Call-Up Soon
WWE is calling more NXT wrestlers to the main roster this year than they usually do.
Angel Garza, Austin Theory, The Forgotten Sons and Bianca Belair have already made their debut. Former NXT Tag Team Champion Matt Riddle is reportedly set to join SmackDown soon.
Fightful is reporting that the NXT call-ups won’t stop at The Original Bro. WWE is planning to call up more wrestlers from the black and gold brand in the coming months.
“In addition to Matt Riddle, there are additional NXT call-ups planned for the main roster. No firm plans have been provided, but they’re expected over the next month or so.”
WrestleTalk is now reporting that Dominik Dijakovic is expected to be called up to the main roster soon.
Twitter user SoDuTw reports that Chelsea Green’s main roster debut is also in the works after parting ways with Robert Stone in NXT.