• On This Day In Pro Wrestling History (February 20, 1989) – WWF MSG House Show
On this day in Pro Wrestling history on February 20, 1989, 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 matches on the road to the ‘WrestleMania V’ PPV.
The results can be found below:
– Jim Powers defeated Iron Mike Sharpe
– The Brooklyn Brawler defeated The Red Rooster
– Big John Studd defeated Akeem via count-out
– Bushwhackers defeated Rougeau Brothers
– Brutus Beefcake defeated Rick Rude
– Rick Martel wrestled King Haku to a draw
– Greg Valentine defeated Jim Neidhart
– Randy Savage defeated The Ultimate Warrior via count-out
• Rey Mysterio Recalls Cancelled WrestleMania Plan With Donald Trump
Former WWE Champion Rey Mysterio was originally supposed to be WWE Hall of Famer Donald Trump’s choice to represent him during the “Battle of Billionaires – Hair vs. Hair” match at WrestleMania 23, according to former WWE writer Court Bauer.
However, plans changed and Bobby Lashley replaced Mysterio in that match.
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During a recent interview with Al Jazeera, Mysterio had the following to say about those cancelled plans:
“Imagine some of those images popping up at this time if I was that person [WWE went with]. It would have been interesting to see those pictures floating around these days; Donald Trump with the Mexican-American wrestler Rey Mysterio.”