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Reason Behind WWE Making A Big Change To WrestleMania 35 Weekend


• On This Day In Pro Wrestling History (December 3, 1991) – This Tuesday in Texas

On this day in Pro Wrestling history on December 3, 1991, the World Wrestling Federation aired ‘This Tuesday In Texas’ LIVE on PPV from the Freeman Coliseum in San Antonio, Texas.

This took place only 6 days after the Survivor Series 1991 PPV and was booked by Jack Tunney as a ‘one time only’ event that was main evented by the ‘Undertaker vs Hulk Hogan’ rematch after their Survivor Series bout ended in a controversial way.

But “The Nature Boy” Ric Flair who interfered in their first match, didn’t hesitate to do so again …

Here are the results:

– WWF Intercontinental Championship: Bret Hart (c) defeated Skinner

– Randy Savage defeated Jake Roberts

– The British Bulldog defeated The Warlord

– Repo Man & Ted DiBiase defeated El Matador & Virgil

– WWF World Heavyweight Championship: Hulk Hogan defeated The Undertaker (c)

WATCH: Amazing Video Of Roman Reigns’ “Air Reigns”:

• Reason Behind WWE Making A Big Change To WrestleMania 35 Weekend

WWE has made a big change to WrestleMania 35 weekend. Instead of Saturday night, the NXT TakeOver event will now take place on Friday and the Hall of Fame ceremony will be shifted to Saturday.

So this is what the WrestleMania 35 weekend looks now:

Friday (April 5): NXT TakeOver: New York

Saturday (April 6): WWE Hall Of Fame 2019

Sunday (April 7): WrestleMania 35

Fans are speculating that WWE made this decision in order to ensure that their developmental brand, NXT, doesn’t have to compete with New Japan Pro Wrestling & Ring Of Honor’s sold-out G1 Supercard event at Madison Square Garden on April 6, but that’s not the case.

According to the Wrestling Observer, many fans who come in for WrestleMania weekend only attend the NXT TakeOver event and WrestleMania itself, but not the Hall of Fame ceremony. So these fans fly in on Saturday, while the Hall of Fame is on Friday.

So WWE made this change to help increase the attendance for the Hall Of Fame ceremony as fans will now have to fly in on or before Friday if they want to attend the NXT TakeOver show and then they’ll still be in town the next night for the Hall of Fame (which will definitely increase the chances of some fans changing their mind and attending the ceremony).

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