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Reason Behind Long Awaited Title Match Not Happening At WrestleMania 36

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• ON THIS DAY IN WWF HISTORY (March 23, 2000) – WWF SmackDown!

On this day in 2000, the World Wrestling Federation aired an episode of their weekly TV show ‘WWF SmackDown!’.

It was pre-taped at the Bradley Center in Milwaukee, Wisconsin and featured pre-taped matches & storyline segments on the road to the ‘WWF WrestleMania 2000’ PPV.

Here’s the card:

1. Kurt Angle vs. Chris Benoit

2. The Godfather vs. Bull Buchanan

3. Al Snow & Steve Blackman vs. The Hollys

4. The Rock vs. Bubba Ray Dudley

5. Jacqueline vs. Lita

6. Handicap Match: The Big Show vs. Mean Street Posse

7. Rikishi & Too Cool vs. Dean Malenko, Perry Saturn & Eddy Guerrero

• Reason Behind Long Awaited Title Match Not Happening At WrestleMania 36

According to the Wrestling Observer, Bayley vs. Sasha Banks for the SmackDown Women’s Championship was originally planned for WrestleMania 36.

However, WWE didn’t book this long awaited singles match because they didn’t have enough time (as Sasha was out of action with an injury).

Instead of this singles match, Bayley will now defend the SmackDown Women’s Championship at WrestleMania 36 in a 6 Pack Elimination Challenge against Lacey Evans, Dana Brooke, Naomi, Tamina Snuka & Sasha Banks.

While Sasha is still going after Bayley in the above stated title match, both women are still friends and haven’t turned on each other in their storyline.

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