• OLD SCHOOL HISTORY (March 9, 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 FleetCenter in Boston, Massachusetts and featured pre-taped matches & storyline segments on the road to the ‘WWF WrestleMania 2000’ PPV.
Here’s the card:
1. Handicap Match: The Rock vs. Chris Benoit & Perry Saturn
2. Essa Rios vs. Christian
3. Tazz vs. Kurt Angle
4. Handicap Match: Kane vs. Road Dogg & X-Pac
5. Steve Blackman vs. Jeff Hardy
6. Handicap Table Match: The Rock vs. The Dudley Boyz
7. Miss Jacqueline vs. Ivory
8. Crash Holly vs. Prince Albert
9. Handicap Match: Rikishi vs. The Big Show & Triple H
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• Roman Reigns Explains Why He Has Always Been The Face Of WWE Whether John Cena Is There Or Not
During a recent interview with WFF on 100% Catch, “The Big Dog” Roman Reigns talked about why he has always seen himself as the “Face of WWE”.
Below is what Reigns said:
“I guess there’s two ways to look at this. I’ve always looked at myself as the face of WWE whether John Cena’s there or not. I feel like I’m far more attractive and I have a better looking face than John.
So I’ve always looked at myself in that regard, but I also think that John and any other Superstar within WWE can tell you I think there’s a lot of faces in WWE. That’s what makes our product and our brand of entertainment so compelling is that we’re not all the same.
We’re just like how the world and world and all the different customs are. We’re a huge melting pot. We’re all from different places all across the world, all across the globe and we’ve all come together off of one natural bond and that’s storytelling. That’s the physicality of storytelling within a ring and that canvas is where we paint our pictures.
So I think that it is important not only for the people who are considered on top of WWE, but every performer, every contributor, ever piece of talent to look at themselves as the face of WWE and also representative of WWE and the wrestling industry and the families as well. So I think that everybody took themselves as the face of WWE, the WWE can’t go wrong.
So I do believe that I’ve always been the face of WWE, but yes with a huge name like John Cena no longer being a full-time performer, I think you know, there’s as much if not more pressure on me to do my job at a high level than ever. I also think it’s across the locker room. I’m not the only guy who feels that way. I guarantee you Seth Rollins feels the exact same way I do and he has that same pressure to perform and to you know keep our product at a premium.”