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New Champion Crowned On SmackDown & Then Beaten Down

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• OLD SCHOOL HISTORY (January 29, 1990) – WWF Prime Time Wrestling

On this day in 1990, the World Wrestling Federation aired an episode of their weekly TV show ‘WWF Prime Time Wrestling’.

It featured pre-taped matches, interviews & storyline segments on the road to the ‘WWF WrestleMania VI’ PPV.

The card can be found right here:

Tugboat vs. Craig Brown

WWF Update

Powers Of Pain vs. Chris Walker/Butch Stanley

Dino Bravo vs. Ronnie Garvin (From Saturday Night Main Event)

Jake Roberts vs. Pete Sanchez

WWF Event Center

Rick Martel vs. Mark Reagan

The Rockers vs. George South/Mike Davis

Earthquake vs. Mike Justin

Brother Love Show From The Royal Rumble With Sensational Sherri and Sapphire

Promo By Ted Dibiase & Virgil

Dusty Rhodes vs. Tony Burton

WWF Event Center

Rhythm & Blues vs. Terry Bronson/Dave Wagner

The Brooklyn Brawler vs. Jose Louis Rivera (JIP)

Hulk Hogan/The Ultimate Warrior vs. Mr. Perfect/The Genius (From Saturday Night Main Event)

• New Champion Crowned On SmackDown & Then Beaten Down

On tonight’s post-Royal Rumble 2019 episode of SmackDown Live, R-Truth pinned Shinsuke Nakamura in a United States Title match to become the new US Champion.

For those who missed it, Nakamura defeated Rusev on the Royal Rumble 2019 Kickoff Show to become a 2 time US Champion.

Rusev then came out and now he’s getting his US Title rematch against R-Truth. R-Truth pins him as well to retain the Title!

Rusev teamed up with Nakamura after the match to attack R-Truth.

You can watch the post-match beatdown below:

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