• OLD SCHOOL VIDEO HISTORY (December 21, 1991) – WWF Superstars of Wrestling
On this day in 1991, the World Wrestling Federation aired an episode of their weekly TV show ‘WWF Wrestling Challenge’.
This episode was pre-taped at the New Haven Coliseum in New Haven, Connecticut and featured matches & storyline segments on the road to the ‘WWF Royal Rumble 1992’ PPV.
Here’s the card:
1. Ric Flair vs. Brian Walsh
2. The Rockers vs. Barry Hardy & Brian Donahue
3. Bret Hart vs. Bob Bradley
4. Irwin R. Schyster vs. Phil Apollo
5. The Undertaker vs. Al Phillips
6. Sgt. Slaughter & Jim Duggan vs. Chris Duffy & Peter Weeks
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• Some WWE Stars Not Happy With Their WWE Crown Jewel Bonuses, Update On More Saudi Arabia Shows
Wrestling Observer is reporting that WWE wrestlers received their bonus pays for November’s WWE Crown Jewel PPV in Saudi Arabia recently and while some are happy with their pay, some are not.
For those who didn’t read our previous reports, WWE was paid about $60 million for this PPV, according to the Dirty Sheets.
Out of this $60 million, $40 million was for putting the show and $20 million for expenses (which also includes pay for talent).
The top 3 draws for this show got paid insane salaries for just one night:
– Shawn Michaels: $3 Million
– Brock Lesnar: $3 Million
– The Undertaker: $2 Million
Speaking of Saudi Arabia shows, WWE is going to continue doing PPVs over there as a part of their 10 year deal.
WWE is set to do two more Saudi Arabia shows in 2019 – in May & November.