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The Rock’s Role For Upcoming UFC PPV Confirmed

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• On This Day In Pro Wrestling History (September 22, 1996) – WWF In Your House 10: Mind Games

On this day in Pro Wrestling history on September 22, 1996, the World Wrestling Federation aired ‘WWF In Your House 10: Mind Games’ LIVE on PPV from the CoreStates Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

During the opening match, ECW Wrestlers Tommy Dreamer & The Sandman were shown in the crowd, but were thrown out out of the arena after they got involved in the action.

Here are the PPV results:

Caribbean Strap: Savio Vega defeated Justin Bradshaw

José Lothario defeated Jim Cornette

WWF Tag Team Championship: Owen Hart & The British Bulldog defeated The Smoking Gunns (c)

Mark Henry defeated Jerry Lawler

Final Curtain: The Undertaker defeated Goldust

WWF World Heavyweight Championship: Shawn Michaels (c) defeated Mankind by DQ

• The Rock’s Role For Upcoming UFC PPV Confirmed

UFC President Dana White has confirmed that Old School WWF Legend The Rock will present the “BMF” Belt to the winner of Nate Diaz vs. Jorge Masvidal fight at UFC 244 PPV (on November 2) at MSG.

The Rock previously had a Twitter exchange with Masvidal regarding this and now Dana has made it official during a recent interview with TMZ Sports.

While The Rock will be appearing on this UFC PPV, there is still no update regarding The Rock’s status for the October 4th edition of SmackDown on FOX (20th anniversary of SmackDown).

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