• ON THIS DAY IN WWF HISTORY (August 2, 2001) – WWF SmackDown!
On this day in 2001, the World Wrestling Federation aired an episode of their weekly TV show ‘WWF SmackDown!’.
It was broadcasted from the MCI Center in Washington, District of Columbia and featured pre-taped matches & storyline segments on the road to the ‘WWF SummerSlam 2001’ PPV.
Here’s the card:
1. Chuck Palumbo & Sean O’Haire vs. The Hardy Boyz
2. Kane vs. Kanyon
3. Rhyno & The Dudley Boyz vs. Chris Jericho & Edge & Christian
4. Kurt Angle vs. Lance Storm
5. Booker T vs. The Undertaker
• Randy Orton’s Son Graduates
13 Time WWE World Heavyweight Champion Randy Orton’s oldest son, Michael Kessler, has graduated high school.
Orton, who’s actually his step father, posted the following about it on Instagram:
“This video was taken just before my oldest’s, @michaelkessler24 high school graduation ceremony. At the ceremony now. So proud of this kid! Hopefully he doesn’t trip on that gown on his way up on stage, but let’s just say @kim.orton01 and I have a friendly bet that SOMEONE will ? “
You can watch the video below:
• WWE Holding Off On Royal Rumble 2021 Announcement
According to WrestleVotes, WWE was scheduled to make an announcement regarding the location of Royal Rumble 2021 PPV this month, but they’re holding off on that announcement as all the plans are up in the air at the moment due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
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