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SmackDown Wrestler Returns On RAW, Shelton Benjamin Wins 1st Title In WWE After 12 Years

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• ON THIS DAY IN WWF HISTORY (July 20, 1987) – WWF Prime Time Wrestling

On this day in 1987, the World Wrestling Federation aired an episode of their weekly TV show ‘WWF Prime Time Wrestling’.

It included pre-taped matches, interviews & storyline segments on the road to the ‘WWF Survivor Series 1987’ PPV.

The card can be found right here:

The New Dream Team vs. Sivi Afi/Lanny Poffo

Outback Jack vs. Jose Estrada

The Snake Pit w/ Jake Roberts: Mr. T Is His Guest

A Vignette On The Million Dollar Man Ted DiBiase

The Jumping Bomb Angels vs. Judy Martin/Leilani Kai

The Young Stallions vs. The Shadows

Demolition vs. B. Brian Blair/SD Jones

Gorilla Monsoon And Bobby Heenan Sit Down With A Doctor Discussing Bobby Heenan’s Neck Injury

Nikolai Volkoff vs. Billy Jack Haynes

• SmackDown Wrestler Returns On RAW, Shelton Benjamin Wins 1st Title In WWE After 12 Years

In a backstage segment on tonight’s episode of RAW, MVP was telling 24/7 Champion R-Truth that he’s the new United States Champion.

R-Truth said Apollo Crews is still the US Champion and then suddenly got attacked from behind by Shelton Benjamin, who has now officially joined MVP’s Hurt Business stable.

Benjamin brought a referee with him and pinned R-Truth to win the WWE 24/7 Championship.

This is Shelton’s first title win in WWE after 12 years. He last won the United States Championship back in 2008.

Shelton Benjamin Wins WWE 24 7 Championship On RAW MVP Bobby Lashley Hurt Business

MVP, Bobby Lashley, and Shelton Benjamin then went to the ring and got interrupted by Ricochet & Cedric Alexander, who brought another partner with them – Mustafa Ali.

Ali, who was on SmackDown prior to this, is now officially on RAW and this is his first appearance on WWE TV in 2020.

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