• WWE VIDEO HISTORY (April 21, 2006) – WWE Friday Night SmackDown!
On this day in 2006, World Wrestling Entertainment aired an episode of their weekly TV show ‘WWE Friday Night SmackDown!’.
It was broadcasted from the Savvis Center in St. Louis, Missouri and featured pre-taped matches, interviews & storyline segments on the road to the ‘WWE Judgment Day 2006’ PPV.
Here’s the card:
– “King Of The Ring” – Round 1: Booker T vs. Matt Hardy
– Paul London vs. Mercury
– Bobby Lashley & Chris Benoit vs. Orlando Jordan & Fit Finlay
– The Great Khali vs. Funaki
– The Gymini vs. William Regal & Paul Burchill
• Original Plan For CM Punk’s Indy Appearance Revealed
Former WWE wrestler CM Punk returned to Wrestling at Friday’s MKE Wrestling event ‘The Last Knight’ in West Allis, Wisconsin under a mask and delivered a GTS (Go To Sleep).
ROH wrestler and founder of MKE Wrestling, Silas Young, confirmed on Twitter that the man under the mask was indeed CM Punk.
Last night we held @MKE_Wrestling at the Knights of Columbus building in west allis the place was packed with 350 people. This place has had 25+ years of wrestling and is the place a lot of guys started. Guys like @ColtCabana as well as a Punk who showed up in a mask last night
— silas young (@lastrealmanROH) April 20, 2019
The masked man was sporting the same hoodie that Punk was wearing earlier in the day at a BJJ tournament:
You can watch Punk’s return below:
According to Wrestlinginc, the original plan for Punk at this event was for him to unmask and reveal himself, but that didn’t end up happening.
Punk was waiting in his car outside the venue until he made his appearance and then immediately left.