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Old School WWF Gimmicks Returned At MLW Event

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• Old School WWF Gimmicks Returned At MLW Event

Earlier this month, Major League Wrestling held MLW Battle Riot III and later aired it.

This event featured a 41-Man Battle Riot match, a Battle Royal variant, with the winner becoming the new No. 1 Contender for the MLW World Heavyweight Championship.

The 41 entrants included several familiar names from the good old days, including:

– #14 Savio Vega

– #23 Kim Chee (not portrayed by Steve Lombardi)

– #31 The Blue Meanie

– #37 Kwang (Savio Vega entering again, using his alter-ego)

Kwang The Ninja MLW Battle Riot III

Kim Chee MLW Battle Riot III

Major League Wrestling was originally a promotion that existed from 2002 to 2004 and had many Old School WCW & ECW Veterans on their roster.

The company was brought back in 2017 and is still promoting TV shows these days.

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• ON THIS DAY IN WWF HISTORY (August 1, 1987) – WWF Superstars of Wrestling

On this day in 1987, the World Wrestling Federation aired an episode of their weekly TV show ‘WWF Superstars of Wrestling’.

This episode was pre-taped at the Glens Falls Civic Center in Glens Falls, New York and included matches & storyline segments on the road to the ‘WWF Survivor Series 1987’ PPV.

Here is the card:

1. Brutus Beefcake & Rougeau Brothers vs. Dave Wagner, Rick Renslow & Bubba Kirk

2. Hercules, Harley Race & Rick Rude vs. Jerry Allen, Mario Mancini & Ricky Hunter

3. Ken Patera vs. Terry Gibbs

4. Intercontinental Title: Honky Tonk Man vs. Joe Malono

5. Posedown Contest: “Superstar” Billy Graham vs. Butch Reed

6. Killer Khan vs. Eric Cooper

        
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