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Shawn Michaels Announces Return Of Retired PPV To Compete With AEW PPV

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• Shawn Michaels Announces Return Of Retired PPV To Compete With AEW PPV

WWE has brought back old pay-per-views to use for their NXT developmental brand in recent memory.

Some of the examples include:

– Great American Bash

– Halloween Havoc

– In Your House

– Vengeance (as NXT Vengeance Day)

– Roadblock

The latest retired PPV that WWE is bringing back under the NXT banner is Battleground, which they used from 2013 to 2017.

NXT Battleground will take place at the Tsongas Center in Lowell, Massachusetts on Sunday, May 28, the same day as the AEW Double Or Nothing 2023 PPV, which will take place at the T-Mobile Arena in the Las Vegas suburb of Paradise, Nevada.

Below is what WWE Senior Vice President of Talent Development Creative Shawn Michaels said about this premium live event:

“We look forward to returning NXT to the road and delivering an incredible night of action to the passionate fans of Massachusetts and those watching at home.”

WATCH: The Most Revealing Outfit In WWE History (Part 3):

• ON THIS DAY IN WWF HISTORY (March 31, 2001) – WWF Jakked / WWF Metal

On this day in 2001, the World Wrestling Federation aired an episode of their weekly syndicated TV show ‘WWF Jakked’ (night version) aka ‘WWF Metal’ (afternoon version).

It featured pre-taped mid-card matches on the road to the ‘WWF WrestleMania X-Seven’ PPV.

The card can be found right here:

– K-Kwik vs. Funaki

– Billy Gunn vs. Larry Destiny

– Perry Saturn & Dean Malenko vs. Rudy Rudd and Mark Bernaducci

– Essa Rios vs. Ken Anderson (Mr. Kennedy)

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