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The Fiend Removed From WWE’s Pre-Watershed Programming

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• ON THIS DAY IN PRO WRESTLING HISTORY (FEBRUARY 22, 1998) – WCW SUPERBRAWL VIII

On this day in Pro Wrestling history on February 22, 1998, Ted Turner’s World Championship Wrestling aired ‘WCW SuperBrawl VIII’ LIVE on PPV from the Cow Palace in San Francisco, California.

This pay-per-view featured the highly anticipated rematch between Sting & Hollywood Hogan.

Here are the results:

WCW World Television Championship: Booker T defeated Rick Martel (c)

WCW World Television Championship: Booker T (c) defeated Perry Saturn

Disco Inferno defeated La Parka

Goldberg defeated Brad Armstrong

Title vs. Mask – WCW Cruiserweight Championship: Chris Jericho (c) defeated Juventud Guerrera

The British Bulldog defeated Steve McMichael

WCW United States Heavyweight Championship: Diamond Dallas Page (c) defeated Chris Benoit

No DQ: Lex Luger defeated Randy Savage

WCW World Tag Team Championship: The Outsiders defeated The Steiner Brothers (c)

Vacant WCW World Heavyweight Championship: Sting defeated Hollywood Hogan

• The Fiend Removed From WWE’s Pre-Watershed Programming

Pro-Wrestling Journalist Gary Cassidy revealed the following interesting information regarding WWE’s pre-watershed programming (programs that begin before 9:00 p.m.) in the UK:

“For the pre-watershed highlights of SmackDown on both BT Sport and Channel 5, The Fiend has been edited out of the Firefly Fun House segments.

Literally the only notable changes from the post-watershed to pre-watershed programming are:

– Shots with weapons (chairs, tables, etc) are removed

– Swearing is censored

– Scenes featuring The Fiend are removed”

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