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This Week’s RAW Featured A Promo That Jon Moxley Refused To Do

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• OLD SCHOOL VIDEO HISTORY (June 19, 1993) – WWF Superstars of Wrestling

On this day in 1993, the World Wrestling Federation aired an episode of their weekly TV show ‘WWF Superstars of Wrestling’.

This episode was pre-taped at the Metro Center in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada and featured matches, promos & storyline segments on the road to the ‘WWF SummerSlam 1993’ PPV.

Here’s the card:

1. The Smoking Gunns v. Reno Riggins & Scott Taylor

2. Virgil vs. Bastion Booger (Booger’s TV debut)

3. Tatanka vs. Mike Davis

4. Lex Luger vs. Phil Apollo

5. Crush vs. Joey Tempest

6. Adam Bomb vs. Jerry Seavey

• This Week’s RAW Featured A Promo That Jon Moxley Refused To Do

On this week’s episode of RAW, Elias cut a promo ripping the LA crowd and this was a promo that Jon Moxley (f.k.a Dean Ambrose) refused to do last year in WWE.

Dave Meltzer also discussed this promo on the Wrestling Observer Radio:

“[Moxley] explained this whole thing that Vince wanted and he didn’t wanna do it and so Elias did it and it’s just like after a lot of people heard that podcast for them to go in there and have Elias do it. Is it like that’s almost kinda weird to me.

But it’s like ‘we liked it and we haven’t been in Los Angeles and now we’re in Los Angeles so goddamnit, we’re gonna have someone do this interview so we’ll have Elias do it and he did it.”

You can watch Elias’ promo below:

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