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The Rock Puts Over King Corbin After SmackDown Segment

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• ON THIS DAY IN WWF HISTORY (October 8, 2001) – WWF RAW IS WAR

On this day in 2001, the World Wrestling Federation aired another LIVE episode of their weekly TV show ‘WWF RAW IS WAR’.

It was broadcasted from the Conseco Fieldhouse in Indianapolis, Indiana and featured matches, interviews & segments, on the road to the ‘WWF No Mercy 2001’ PPV.

Here’s the card:

1. The Big Show, Spike Dudley & Tajiri vs. Tazz & The Dudley Boyz

2. WCW World Tag Titles: The Hardy Boyz vs. Booker T. & Test

3. Edge vs. Rhyno

4. Rob Van Dam & Shane McMahon vs. The Rock & Chris Jericho

5. X-Pac vs. Scotty Too Hotty

6. Mighty Molly vs. Lita

7. WWF World Title: Steve Austin vs. Kurt Angle

• The Rock Puts Over King Corbin After SmackDown Segment

As seen on last week’s episode of SmackDown, The Rock made his return to WWE after 3 years and laid out King Corbin in the opening segment of the show (which drew over 4 million viewers).

You can watch it below:

Below is what The Rock posted about this on Instagram:

“This Rock Bottom crash landing is gonna knock the hell outta ya, but it’s just pain. Eventually, it goes away. Huge thank you to this stud @baroncorbinwwe. Thanks for the action and letting me throw around all 6’8 300lbs of you. You gotta lot of talent and potential as we discussed.

Keep working hard to hone your craft, always entertain the fans and when it’s time to be a bad MF’er. Be a bad MF’er.And tell @wwe props to always make sure you have more than one crown #peopleschamp #kingcorbin #smackdown #rockbottom #paneraitime”

        
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