• OLD SCHOOL VIDEO HISTORY (August 16, 1986) – The Debut Of Slick
On this day in 1986, Vince McMahon’s World Wrestling Federation aired the WWF debut of famous Old School Manager Slick.
It happened during an episode of ‘The Body Shop’ with Don Muraco replacing Jesse “The Body” Ventura as the host.
Classy Freddie Blassie introduced Slick, who would kind of replace him and take over his stable of Heels.
You can watch that segment right here:
• WWE VIDEO HISTORY (August 16, 2012) – WWE Superstars
On this day in 2012, World Wrestling Entertainment aired another episode of their weekly TV show ‘WWE Superstars’.
Here’s the card:
1. The Usos vs. Michael McGillicutty (Curtis Axel) & Johnny Curtis (Fandango)
2. Alex Riley vs. Drew McIntyre
3. Damien Sandow vs. Justin Gabriel
Announcement: We have launched our ‘WrestleFeed’ App on both Android & iOS. We’re trying to create Wrestling’s own Social Media with it. Apart from all the wrestling news, videos & other updates on the app, we’re also going to do a ‘Wrestling Quiz’ every week before Monday Night RAW soon. The winner of that Quiz will win $100.
Please download our app now! Below are the download links:
Android – http://bit.ly/2IVQ3yU
iOS – https://apple.co/2Oido0R
• Top WWE Stars Reach Major Milestones
WWE Champion AJ Styles is now the longest reigning WWE Champion in SmackDown’s history. The previous record was for 281 days – held by JBL.
Below is what JBL tweeted regarding AJ’s milestone:
My record has been broken and I Could not be more proud of @AJStylesOrg -a world class individual and athlete, looking forward to watching this incredible performer Sunday at @WWE Summerslam. pic.twitter.com/VjT33wKsVj
— John Layfield (@JCLayfield) August 15, 2018
Another WWE Superstar that has reached a milestone is Brock Lesnar. Lesnar has now held the Universal Championship for over 500 days!
He won the Title from now WWE Hall of Famer Goldberg at WrestleMania 33.