• The Most Famous Bump In WWF History Took Place 23 Years Ago Today
On this day in Pro Wrestling history on June 28, 1998, the World Wrestling Federation aired ‘King of the Ring 1998’ LIVE on PPV from the Civic Arena in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
This was the 6th annual “King of the Ring” pay-per-view out of 10 that aired from 1993 till 2002.
Other King of the Ring tournaments that were held in 1985-1989, 1991, 2006, 2008, 2010, 2015 & 2019 happened either during House Shows or during weekly TV shows.
This PPV featured the most memorable Hell in a Cell match of all time, between The Undertaker and Mankind, which included the most brutal bump in WWF history.
Also, Kane won his 1st and only WWF Championship at this PPV.
Below are the PPV results:
– The Headbangers & Taka Michinoku defeated Kaientai
– Semi-Final: Ken Shamrock defeated Jeff Jarrett
– Semi-Final: The Rock defeated Dan Severn
– Too Much defeated Al Snow & Head
– X-Pac defeated Owen Hart
– WWF Tag Team Championship: The New Age Outlaws (c) defeated The New Midnight Express
– Final: Ken Shamrock defeated The Rock
– Hell in a Cell: The Undertaker defeated Mankind
– First Blood – WWF World Championship: Kane defeated Stone Cold Steve Austin (c)
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• ON THIS DAY IN WWF HISTORY (June 28, 1986) – WWF Maple Leaf Wrestling
On this day in 1986, the World Wrestling Federation aired another episode of their weekly TV show ‘WWF Maple Leaf Wrestling’.
This episode included pre-taped matches & interviews featuring the 1986 WWF Superstars.
You can find the match-card below:
– George Steele & The Junkyard Dog vs. Gino Carabello & Tom Urbanski
– Jake Roberts vs. Mario Mancini
– Mike Rotundo & Danny Spivey vs. John Rizzo & Iron Mike Sharpe