• On This Day In Pro Wrestling History (April 6, 1981) – WWF MSG House Show
On this day in Pro Wrestling history in 1981, the World Wrestling Federation held a televised house show in the world’s most famous arena, Madison Square Garden in New York City, New York.
This live event featured the 1981 WWF Superstars and included World Heavyweight Champion Bob Backlund defending his title against Stan Hansen in a cage match.
The results can be found below:
– The Great Yatsu defeated Terry Gunn
– Killer Khan defeated Dominic DeNucci
– WWF Intercontinental Title: Pedro Morales (C) defeated Moondog Rex
– Pat Patterson wrestled Sergeant Slaughter to a double-DQ
– Mil Mascaras defeated Moondog King
– Steel Cage – WWF World Heavyweight Title: Bob Backlund (C) defeated Stan Hansen
– Special Delivery Jones defeated Baron Mikel Scicluna
– Leilani Kai & The Fabulous Moolah defeated Jill Fontaine & Suzette Ferrara
– Rick Martel & Tony Garea defeated Johnny Rodz & Larry Sharpe
• Reason Behind Kurt Angle’s Match With Rey Mysterio Being Cancelled
WWE Hall of Famer Kurt Angle was scheduled to face former WWE Champion Rey Mysterio on this week’s RAW. This was scheduled to be Angle’s final RAW match, but it didn’t take place.
According to The Dirty Sheets, Angle suffered a stinger during his match with Samoa Joe on last week’s RAW. This is the reason why Angle’s match with AJ Styles on last week’s SmackDown was cut short and then his match with Mysterio was nixed.
WWE did this to ensure Angle is ready to go this Sunday at WrestleMania 35 in his farewell match.
Mysterio then went on to face Baron Corbin on this week’s RAW and got injured.
So Angle & Mysterio are injured heading into WrestleMania 35.
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