• On This Day In Pro Wrestling History (September 23, 2001) – WWF Unforgiven 2001
On this day in Pro Wrestling history on September 23, 2001, the World Wrestling Federation aired ‘WWF Unforgiven 2001’ LIVE on PPV from the Mellon Arena in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
The pay-per-view with the tagline “The Greatest of Battles Are Fought from Within” was dominated by the infamous ‘WCW/ECW Invasion’ storyline.
Here are the results:
– 4 Way elimination – WWF Tag Team Championship: The Dudley Boyz (c) defeated Big Show & Spike Dudley, The Hurricane & Lance Storm and The Hardy Boyz
– Perry Saturn defeated Raven
– WWF Intercontinental Championship: Christian defeated Edge (c)
– WCW Tag Team Championship: The Brothers of Destruction (c) defeated KroniK
– WWF Hardcore Championship: Rob Van Dam (c) defeated Chris Jericho
– WCW Championship: The Rock (c) (WWF) defeated Booker T & Shane McMahon
– WCW United States Championship: Rhyno (Alliance) defeated Tajiri (c)
– WWF Championship: Kurt Angle defeated Stone Cold Steve Austin (c)
• Rumor Killer On Stone Cold Steve Austin’s Role For WWE Super Show-Down
There’s a rumor going on that WWE Hall of Famer “Stone Cold” Steve Austin is going to be the Special Guest Referee for the ‘Last Time Ever’ match between The Undertaker & Triple H on October 6th at the WWE Super Show-Down event in Australia.
This rumor began when the following photo surfaced on social media:
It can now be confirmed that the above image was photoshopped by a fan to add Austin and the special guest referee text to the original poster (which can you see below):
So Austin will not be working the WWE Super Show-Down event.
Speaking of WWE Super Show-Down, 10 matches have been announced so far for this show and you can check it out below:
– Last Time Ever: The Undertaker (with Kane) vs. Triple H (with Shawn Michaels)
– The Shield (Universal Champion Roman Reigns, Intercontinental Champion Seth Rollins & Dean Ambrose) vs. Braun Strowman and RAW Tag Team Champions Drew McIntyre & Dolph Ziggler
– No DQ, No Count-Out Match For The WWE Championship: AJ Styles (c) vs. Samoa Joe
– John Cena & Bobby Lashley vs. Kevin Owens & Elias
– RAW Women’s Champion Ronda Rousey & The Bella Twins vs. The Riott Squad
– SmackDown Women’s Championship Match: Becky Lynch (c) vs. Charlotte Flair
– Winner Gets A Future WWE Championship Match: Daniel Bryan vs. The Miz
– SmackDown Tag Team Championship Match: The New Day (c) vs. The Bar
– WWE Cruiserweight Championship Match: Cedric Alexander (c) vs. Buddy Murphy
– Asuka and Naomi vs. The IIconics