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Real Reason Behind WWE Calling The Undertaker vs. AJ Styles WrestleMania 36 Gimmick Match A “Boneyard Match”

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• Old School Wrestling Legend Celebrates His Birthday

Old School Wrestling Legend Michael “P.S.” Hayes (Real name: Michael Seitz) celebrates his 61st birthday today.

During the 70s, 80s & 90s, Michael Hayes wrestled for several territories including Jim Crockett Promotions (and later World Championship Wrestling), Mid-South Wrestling, World Class Championship Wrestling, … and even a short stint in the World Wrestling Federation.

For most of his career, he was the leader of the famous faction “The Fabulous Freebirds” with his buddies Terry “Bam Bam” Gordy, Buddy Roberts and later in WCW with “Gorgeous” Jimmy “Jam” Garvin.

In 1995, Hayes joined the World Wrestling Federation as an announcer, under the name Dok Hendrix.

In 2016, The Fabulous Freebirds were inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame.


• Real Reason Behind WWE Calling The Undertaker vs. AJ Styles WrestleMania 36 Gimmick Match A “Boneyard Match”

WWE recently announced that The Undertaker vs. AJ Styles will be a Boneyard Match at WrestleMania 36.

Styles talked about this gimmick match on Mixer and the reason WWE chose this name.

Below is what Styles said:

“What the heck is a Boneyard match? Even I was wondering what a Boneyard match is.

Under the circumstances, I think there’s a reason it’s called a Boneyard match. We didn’t want to say cemetery, graveyard. Let’s tread delicately on this. Everything that’s going on, it sucks.

It’s a combination of things you thought it was, most likely. It’s going to be different. I don’t want to give anything away.

I want you guys to enjoy this. Because of the circumstances, I’m so glad that my opponent is The Undertaker, because it’s an opportunity to have a different match. I don’t want to have it in an empty arena.

You guys are the life blood of what we do. We react to you. It’s all about you. I wouldn’t be anything without you, but we know how to react based on how you react. All this stuff matters. I feel for the guys who have had to have those matches.”

Also Read: Backstage News On The Undertaker Doing A Favour On AJ Styles By Returning In Time For WrestleMania 36

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