• On This Day In Pro Wrestling History (September 14, 2017) – Old School AWA Legend Passed Away
On this day in 2017, we lost Old School AWA Legend “Big” Otto Wanz at the age of 74.
Wanz won the AWA World Heavyweight Champion from Nick Bockwinkel on August 29, 1982, but lost it back to Bockwinkel later that year on October 9, 1982.
He also used to be champion and later became the promoter of the biggest european promotion in history, the CWA Catch Wrestling Association.
REST IN PEACE OTTO WANZ!
June 13, 1943 – September 14, 2017
• WWE VIDEO HISTORY (September 14, 2015) – WWE Monday Night RAW
On this day in 2015, World Wrestling Entertainment aired another LIVE episode of their weekly TV show ‘WWE Monday Night RAW’.
This episode was broadcasted from the FedEx Forum in Memphis, Tennessee and featured matches & storyline segments on the road to the ‘WWE Night of Champions 2015’ PPV.
Here’s the official card from that night:
– WWE Tag Team Championship: Big E (C) & Kofi Kingston (C) vs. Prime Time Players
– Sasha Banks vs. Paige
– John Cena vs. Sheamus
– Stardust vs. Neville
– WWE Divas Championship: Charlotte vs. Nikki Bella
– Cesaro vs. Rusev
– Sting vs. The Big Show
– John Cena & Sting vs. Seth Rollins & The Big Show
• Reason Behind WWE Not Booking A Women’s Hell In A Cell Match At Hell In A Cell 2018
Many fans have expressed their thoughts on how the Charlotte Flair – Becky Lynch feud is worthy having a Hell In A Cell match for the SmackDown Women’s Championship.
However, that’s not what’s happening. Randy Orton vs. Jeff Hardy is the match from SmackDown Live brand that’ll be contested inside the Hell In A Cell structure this Sunday at Hell In A Cell 2018 PPV.
The first and only women’s Hell In A Cell match till date took place back in 2016 between Charlotte Flair & Sasha Banks for the RAW Women’s Championship and it main evented the PPV.
You can watch the complete match below:
Majority of the people were left disappointed by the match (unless they were watching it for Sasha’s wardrobe malfunction 😉 ) and one of them was Vince McMahon.
Vince had told people backstage that this (women main eventing the PPV in a Hell in a Cell match) wasn’t a good idea and Vince was proved right.
According to PWInsider, this is exactly the reason why a women’s Hell In A Cell match hasn’t happened since and won’t happen this year either.