• ON THIS DAY IN WWF HISTORY (May 26, 1997) – WWF Monday Night RAW
On this day in 1997, the World Wrestling Federation aired another episode of their weekly TV show ‘WWF Monday Night RAW’.
It was broadcasted from the Roberts Municipal Stadium in Evansville, Indiana and featured matches, interviews & storyline segments on the road to the ‘WWF King of the Ring 1997’ PPV.
Here’s the match-card:
1. The Legion of Doom vs. Brian Pillman & Jim Neidhart
2. D’Lo Brown vs. Bob Holly
3. Jerry Lawler vs. Goldust
4. Flash Funk vs. Rocky Maivia
5. Ahmed Johnson vs. Vader
6. Hunter Hearst Helmsley vs. Rockabilly
7. World Tag Titles: Shawn Michaels & Steve Austin vs. Owen Hart & Davey Boy Smith
• The Rock On Who He Associates With The Classic SmackDown Logo
The ‘WWE on Fox’ Twitter account recently posted a poll, in which they asked the fans who they would think of when seeing the classic 1999-2001 SmackDown! Logo.
Old School WWF Legend The Rock then tweeted the following:
“Well clearly the dude who coined the name SmackDown in the first place and eventually, made it so famous it’s now in the Webster’s dictionary…and his name is Downtown Bruno”
Well clearly the dude who coined the name Smackdown in the first place and eventually, made it so famous it’s now in the Webster’s dictionary…and his name is Downtown Bruno 😉👊🏾
— Dwayne Johnson (@TheRock) May 26, 2021
Downtown Bruno is none other than Old School WWF Manager Harvey Wippleman’s alter-ego from his Memphis Wrestling days.
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