• ON THIS DAY IN WWF HISTORY (April 16, 2001) – WWF RAW IS WAR
On this day in 2001, the World Wrestling Federation aired another LIVE episode of their weekly TV show ‘WWF RAW IS WAR’.
It was broadcasted from the Boling Arena in Knoxville, Tennessee and featured matches, interviews & segments, on the road to the ‘WWF Backlash 2001’ PPV.
Here’s the card:
1. WWF Tag Titles: Edge & Christian vs. Crash & Hardcore Holly
2. Bubba Ray Dudley vs. Justin Credible
3. WWF Hardcore Title: Kane vs. Steven Richards
4. Chris Jericho vs. Kurt Angle
5. Chris Benoit vs. William Regal
6. Billy Gunn & Raven & Test vs. The Radicalz
7. Handicap Match: Big Show vs. Kaientai
8. WWF Intercontinental Title: Triple H vs. Jeff Hardy
• Pro-Wrestler Passes Away Due To Coronavirus
We are saddened to report that Mexican pro-wrestler Black Demon has passed away due to complications caused by coronavirus.
He was 39 years old. This is the first COVID-19 related death in Pro-Wrestling.
Black Demon (real name: Roberto Munoz Carrillo) passed away on April 13. Authorities haven’t confirmed his death, but his family has, according to Super Luchas.
Sonora, Mexico has 100 COVID-19 cases, and 12 have passed away.