• On This Day In Pro Wrestling History (August 9, 1980) – WWF Showdown at Shea 1980
On this day in Pro Wrestling history on August 9, 1980, Vince McMahon Sr.’s World Wrestling Federation held a taped house show at the world famous Shea Stadium in Flushing, New York infront of 36,295 Fans.
After 1972 and 1976, this was the third and also ended up being the last “Showdown at Shea” event the WWF held there.
Here are the results:
– The Hangman defeated Rene Goulet
– Ivan Putski defeated Johnny Rodz
– Angel Marvilla defeated Jose Estrada
– The Fabulous Moolah & Beverly Shade defeated Kandi Malloy & Peggy Lee
– Dominic DeNucci defeated Baron Mikel Scicluna
– Greg Gagne defeated Rick McGraw
– Pat Patterson defeated Tor Kamata via DQ
– WWF Junior Heavyweight Championship
Tatsumi Fujinami (c) defeated Chavo Guerrero
– WWF World Martial Arts Heavyweight Championship
Antonio Inoki defeated Larry Sharpe
– André the Giant defeated Hulk Hogan
– WWF Intercontinental Championship
Tony Atlas defeated Ken Patera (c) via countout
– WWF World Tag Team Championship
Bob Backlund & Pedro Morales defeated The Wild Samoans (c)
– Steel cage match
Bruno Sammartino defeated Larry Zbyszko
• Paul Heyman Teases A Major Shocker For SummerSlam 2018
WWE posted unaired footage from Paul Heyman’s sit-down interview with Renee Young on their YouTube channel and Heyman teased a major shocker for SummerSlam 2018.
Below is what Heyman said during the final moments of this unaired footage:
“I have never seen Brock Lesnar like this. I’ve never seen him more driven, I’ve never seen him more focused and I know this isn’t a word we like to use around here. I’ve never seen him more violent. Against this Brock Lesnar, Roman Reigns doesn’t stand a chance. Unless…”
You can watch it below:
Will Heyman turn on Lesnar at SummerSlam 2018???
You can watch Heyman’s interview with Renee that aired on RAW below:
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