• On This Day In Pro Wrestling History (February 1, 1991) – WWF The Main Event V
On this day in Pro Wrestling history on February 1, 1991, the World Wrestling Federation aired ‘WWF The Main Event V’ on NBC.
The entire event was originally taped on January 28, 1991 at the Macon Coliseum in Macon, Georgia.
Here are the results:
Hulk Hogan & Tugboat defeated Earthquake & Dino Bravo
WWF World Heavyweight Championship: Jim Duggan defeated Sgt. Slaughter (c) by DQ
The Legion of Doom defeated The Orient Express
• Old School NWA Veteran Celebrates His Birthday
Old School Wrestling Veteran Dennis Condrey celebrates his 68th birthday today.
In 1980, Dennis founded the original version of the legendary Pro Wrestling Tag Team ‘The Midnight Express’ with his Team partner Randy Rose, but later on in 1984 Rose was replaced with Bobby Eaton and they added Jim Cornette as their manager.
The Midnight Express is still considered one of the most famous Tag Teams in Wrestling history and nobody will be surprised, once they will be inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame one day, although knowing WWE, they will probably induct the more famous later version of the team, where Condrey was already replaced with Stan Lane.
HAPPY BIRTHDAY DENNIS CONDREY!
• Ryback Says WWE Is Being Petty & Trying To Make Him Spend $200,000
Former WWE Superstar “The Big Guy” Ryback wants WWE to give up the trademark on the “Ryback” name.
Ryback thinks WWE wanting him to take them to court over this and spend money to keep his legal name in petty & unnecessary.
Below is what Ryback posted on Twitter:
“Publicly asking @wwe @VinceMcMahon @TripleH to let the Ryback trademark go. It wasn’t created by them and trying to make someone spend nearly 200K to keep their legal name and brand is petty and unnecessary. Please move on and erase me from your history and programming. ?”
Publicly asking @wwe @VinceMcMahon @TripleH to let the Ryback trademark go. It wasn’t created by them and trying to make someone spend nearly 200K to keep their legal name and brand is petty and unnecessary. Please move on and erase me from your history and programming. ?
— The Big Guy (@Ryback22) February 1, 2020
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