• ON THIS DAY IN WWF HISTORY (February 4, 1989) – WWF Superstars of Wrestling
On this day in 1989, the World Wrestling Federation aired an episode of their weekly TV show ‘WWF Superstars of Wrestling’.
This episode was pre-taped at the Von Braun Civic Center in Huntsville, Alabama and featured matches, promos & storyline segments on the road to the ‘WWF WrestleMania V’ PPV.
Here’s the card:
– The Ultimate Warrior vs. Dale Veasey
– Bret Hart vs. Danny Davis
– The Big Bossman vs. Rick Allen
– The Red Rooster vs. Craig Bowman
– Jacques & Raymond Rougeau vs. Mark Starr & David Stoudimiere (The debut of theme song “All American Boys”)
– Ted DiBiase vs. Sam Houston
– Shawn Michaels & Marty Jannetty vs. Bob Blake & Dusty Wolfe
• Shawn Michaels & Triple H Are Behind Two NXT UK Wrestlers’ Push
It looks like NXT UK wrestlers Jordan Devlin (who’s the current Cruiserweight Champion) and Ilja Dragunov have big supporters in WWE – Hall of Famers Shawn Michaels and Triple H.
According to the Wrestling Observer, HBK is a big fan of Devlin’s work and wants him to go on multiple WWE brands to defend the Cruiserweight Championship.
On the other hand, Alex McCarthy of talkSPORT noted that Triple H is “obsessed” with Dragunov and you can expect him to get even more opportunities in NXT UK.
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