• New SmackDown Set For Tonight’s Show Revealed (Photo)
As we have reported before, WWE had plans to debut new sets for RAW and SmackDown once the fans were back and that time has come.
Tonight’s SmackDown will mark the return of fans and you can check out the new SmackDown set below:
Wrestlevotes gave the following update on this set:
“Being told the new entrance stage is set up in Houston. It looks like a giant tron, but will be very impressive for the fans watching at home. Also hearing the same set (possibly w/ a minor difference) will be used for both RAW & SmackDown.”
Below is the match-card for tonight’s SmackDown:
– Universal Champion Roman Reigns and The Usos (Jimmy & Jey Uso) vs. Edge and SmackDown Tag Team Champions The Mysterios (Dominik & Rey Mysterio)
– Bianca Belair (c) vs. Carmella for the SmackDown Women’s Championship
– Seth Rollins vs. Big E vs. King Nakamura vs. Kevin Owens
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• On This Day In Pro Wrestling History (July 16, 1994) – Heatwave 1994
On this day in Pro Wrestling history on July 16, 1994, ECW hosted “Heatwave 1994: The Battle for The Future” at the ECW Arena in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
The debut edition and first ever annual Extreme Championship Wrestling Heatwave event saw 2 main events including a Heavyweight Title defense and a Barbed Wire Tag Team match.
Shane Douglas had to defend his ECW Heavyweight Championship (not yet considered a “World Title”) against #1 contender “The Homicidal, Suicidal, Genocidal, Death–Defying Maniac” Sabu, while Old School NWA Legends & former NWA World Heavyweight Champions Terry Funk & Dory Funk Jr. wrestled Public Enemy in a brutal Barbed Wire match.
Here are the complete results from that night:
Axl Rotten & Ian Rotten defeated Hack Meyers & Rockin’ Rebel
ECW Television Championship: Mikey Whipwreck defeated Chad Austin via DQ
Tommy Dreamer defeated Stevie Richards
Mr. Hughes defeated Tommy Dreamer
Sabu & Tazmaniac defeated The Pitbulls
Dueling canes match: The Sandman defeated Tommy Cairo
ECW Heavyweight Championship: Shane Douglas defeated Sabu via count-out
Barbed Wire match: Public Enemy defeated Dory Funk Jr. & Terry Funk