• ON THIS DAY IN PRO WRESTLING HISTORY (February 1, 2010) – A Legend Passed Away
On this day in 2010, we lost Old School Wrestling Legend Jack Brisco (Real name: Freddie Joe Brisco) at the age of 68 from complications of an open heart surgery.
Brisco was a former NWA World Heavyweight Champion and also formed a legendary Tag Team with his brother Gerald Brisco.
Together they were inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame in 2008 by JBL John “Bradshaw” Layfield.
REST IN PEACE JACK BRISCO
September 21, 1941 – February 1, 2010
• ON THIS DAY IN WWF HISTORY (February 1, 1988) – WWF Prime Time Wrestling
On this day in 1988, the World Wrestling Federation aired an episode of their weekly TV show ‘WWF Prime Time Wrestling’.
It featured pre-taped matches, interviews & storyline segments on the road to the ‘WWF WrestleMania IV’ PPV.
The card can be found right here:
– Don Muraco vs. Sika (10/16/87; Madison Square Garden)
– Koko B. Ware vs. King Harley Race (9/20/87; Maple Leaf Gardens)
– Billy Jack Haynes vs. Ron Bass (6/28/87; Maple Leaf Gardens)
– Bad News Brown vs. Brady Boone (Brown’s TV return after being gone several years) (WWF Superstars – 1/5/88; Huntsville, AL; Von Braun Civic Center)
– Lumberjack match: The Honkytonk Man vs. Ricky Steamboat (8/22/87; Madison Square Garden)
• The Revival Rejects Another Big Money WWE Contract (Details)
We noted last year how The Revival’s Scott Dawson & Dash Wilder rejected new WWE deals worth $500,000 per person, per year with lighter schedule.
In an update to this, Brad Shepard is reporting that the latest deal from WWE that The Revival turned down was worth $975,000 per person, per year, for 5 years.
The Revival’s contract with WWE ends in a few months, with Dawson’s deal expiring in May and Wilder’s deal expiring in July.
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