• ON THIS DAY IN WWF HISTORY (January 13, 2001) – WWF Jakked / WWF Metal
On this day in 2001, the World Wrestling Federation aired an episode of their weekly syndicated TV show ‘WWF Jakked’ (night version) aka ‘WWF Metal’ (afternoon version).
It featured pre-taped mid-card matches on the road to the ‘WWF Royal Rumble 2001’ PPV.
The card can be found right here:
– Crash Holly vs. Essa Rios
– K-Kwik vs. Donovan Morgan
– Too Cool vs. Robert Thompson & Boyce La Grande
• R-Truth On His Royal Rumble Idea That Made Vince McMahon Burst With Laughter
During a recent appearance on Notsam Wrestling podcast, R-Truth talked about pitching the idea of using a Ladder during the Royal Rumble 2016 match as if it was a Money In The Bank ladder match.
Truth’s idea made Vince McMahon burst with laughter. Below is what Truth said:
“When I came up with that idea, I went into Vince’s office and said, ‘Hey, I got an idea.’
He was like, ‘What?’…‘What if I had a ladder underneath the ring for the Rumble?’ and he looked at me and burst out laughing, and said, ‘We’re doing it.’”
You can watch this moment from Royal Rumble 2016 below:
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