• OLD SCHOOL VIDEO HISTORY (April 17, 1993) – Yokozuna In Action
On this day in 1993 the World Wrestling Federation aired a match of Yokozuna, who had just lost the WWF World Heavyweight Championship a couple days earlier at WrestleMania IX, against enhancement talent Chris Katowski.
During the match Jim Duggan appeared in a small seperate window, teasing his comeback.
You can watch the match below:
• OLD SCHOOL VIDEO HISTORY (April 17, 2000) – Chris Jericho Wins The WWF World Title (Or Did He?)
On this day in 2000 during an episode of WWF RAW IS WAR, “Y2J” Chris Jericho won the WWF World Heavyweight Championship from “The Game” Triple H, but referee Earl Hebner reversed the decision later that night.
You can watch what happened in the video below:
• Reason Behind Jeff Hardy Being Pushed As A Singles Star Instead Of A Tag Team Star
As seen on this week’s episode of RAW, Jeff Hardy defeated Jinder Mahal to win the United States Championship.
The reason behind Jeff Hardy getting a singles push is that Vince McMahon has viewed Jeff as a singles star since 2008, according to DirtySheets.Net.
About a decade ago, Jeff had big merchandise sales as a singles star, second only to John Cena, and this is the reason why Vince McMahon wasn’t happy with Hardy leaving the company in 2009.
Vince feels Jeff can still do big merchandise numbers and that’s why he’s being pushed as a singles competitor, and not being used with his brother, WOKEN Matt Hardy.
With his US Title win on RAW, not only did Jeff become a Grand Slam Champion with this win, but he has now become the only Superstar in WWE history to win the following Championships:
– WWE Championship
– World Heavyweight Championship
– Intercontinental Championship
– United States Championship
– World Tag Team Championship
– RAW Tag Team Championship
– European Championship
– Hardcore Championship
– Light Heavyweight Championship
You can watch Hardy’s US Title win below:
Hardy will now defend the United States Championship against Mahal at Greatest Royal Rumble.
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