• ON THIS DAY IN WWE HISTORY (May 23, 2002) – WWE SmackDown!
On this day in 2002, World Wrestling Entertainment aired another episode of their weekly TV show ‘WWE SmackDown!’.
This episode was pre-taped at the BancorpSouth Center in Tupelo, Mississippi and featured matches, interviews & storyline segments on the road to the ‘WWE King of the Ring 2002’ PPV.
Here’s the match-card:
1. Triple H. vs. Lance Storm
2. Test vs. Randy Orton
3. Edge & Maven vs. Christian & Kurt Angle
4. D-Von Dudley vs. Rikishi
5. Hurricane Helms vs. Chavo Guerrero Jr
6. Chris Jericho vs. Mark Henry
• Paul Heyman Says Former NXT Champion Might Face Roman Reigns
On the latest episode of ‘Talking Smack’, Paul Heyman spoke with former NXT Champion Shinsuke Nakamura and suggested a future match with his client, the current WWE Universal Champion Roman Reigns.
Here’s what the former ECW promoter had to say to Nakamura:
“Nakamura, does it excite you just to think that one day, we may actually do King Nakamura against ‘The Tribal Chief’ Roman Reigns?
I promise, my King. Your kingdom is in good hands, sir. I shall send your regards to our Tribal Chief.”
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