• New Top Babyface On SmackDown Revealed
Ricochet recently defeated former WWE Champion Sheamus on SmackDown. On this Friday’s episode, he will face Sami Zayn for the Intercontinental Championship.
According to PWInsider, Ricochet is getting a push right now as the #2 babyface on the blue brand, only behind Drew McIntyre:
“We have had some readers ask why Ricochet got such a big push last week. There’s a very good explanation for that.
Currently, he’s slated as the number two singles babyface for the entire SmackDown brand internally, behind only Drew McIntyre.
Before anyone asks, New Day as well as Shinsuke Nakamura are all listed as part of Tag Teams internally.”
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• On This Day In Pro Wrestling History (March 1, 1998) – ECW Living Dangerously 1998
On this day in Pro Wrestling history on March 1, 1998, Extreme Championship Wrestling aired ‘ECW Living Dangerously 1998’ LIVE on PPV from the Asbury Park Convention Hall in Asbury Park, New Jersey.
The pay-per-view featured WWF Wrestlers Doug Furnas, Flash Funk (returning to ECW as 2 Cold Scorpio) and Nicole Bass working the show, as part of a deal between Paul Heyman and Vince McMahon.
Here are the results:
Jerry Lynn and Chris Chetti defeated The Full Blooded Italians
Masato Tanaka defeated Doug Furnas
Rob Van Dam defeated 2 Cold Scorpio
3-way: New Jack and Spike Dudley defeated The Dudley Boyz and The Hardcore Chair Swingin’ Freaks
Tommy Dreamer defeated Justin Credible
ECW World Television Championship: Bam Bam Bigelow defeated Taz (c)
Dueling Canes match: Sabu defeated The Sandman
Al Snow & Lance Storm defeated Shane Douglas & Chris Candido