• OLD SCHOOL VIDEO HISTORY (October 8, 1988) – WWF Superstars of Wrestling
On this day in 1988, the World Wrestling Federation aired an episode of their weekly TV show ‘WWF Superstars of Wrestling’.
This episode was pre-taped at the Market Square Arena in Indianapolis, Indiana and featured matches, promos & storyline segments on the road to the ‘WWF Survivor Series 1988’ PPV.
Here’s the card:
1. WWF Intercontinental Title: Ultimate Warrior vs. Gene Ligon
2. Dino Bravo vs. John Latu
3. The Rockers vs. Rusty Riddle & Sandy Beach
4. Bad News Brown vs. Warren Bianchi
5. Don Muraco vs. Larry Stephens
6. Junkyard Dog vs. Brian Costello
7. WWF World Tag Team Titles: Demolition vs. DJ Peterson & Tommy Angel
• The Great Khali’s Former Manager Has A Very Important Role In WWE Now
Various positions on the WWE Creative Team were recently revealed by the Wrestling Observer.
Vince McMahon is still the head of the creative team and he has the final say regarding all things on RAW & SmackDown.
Ed Koskey is the lead writer for RAW and has the most input in the show after Vince & Triple H.
Ryan Ward and D-Generation X member Road Dogg are the head writers for SmackDown.
Joe Belcastro is the lead writer for NXT.
Dave Kapoor (f.k.a Ranjin Singh on WWE TV – Manager of The Great Khali) is the Chief of Staff for Creative (or the show-runner).
Vince McMahon tells the creative team about what he wants and the creative team then lays out the plan.