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Tribute To Undertaker Increases SmackDown Viewership, Bollywood Actor Thanks Undertaker For The Memories

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• ON THIS DAY IN WWF HISTORY (June 29, 1987) – WWF Prime Time Wrestling

On this day in 1987, the World Wrestling Federation aired an episode of their weekly TV show ‘WWF Prime Time Wrestling’.

It included pre-taped matches, interviews & storyline segments on the road to the ‘WWF Survivor Series 1987’ PPV.

The card can be found right here:

Brad Rheingans vs. Terry Gibbs

Hillbilly Jim vs. Mike Sharpe

The Snake Pit w/ Jake Roberts: Hillbilly Jim & Little Beaver Are His Guests

The Junkyard Dog vs. Terry Gibbs

Lanny Poffo vs. Frenchy Martin

Jose Estrada vs. Sivi Afi

The Young Stallions vs. The Shadows

The Killer Bees vs. The Hart Foundation

• Tribute To Undertaker Increases SmackDown Viewership, Bollywood Actor Thanks Undertaker For The Memories

Last week’s episode of SmackDown, featuring a tribute to the legendary Undertaker, drew 2.17 million viewers.

This is up from previous week’s 2.07 million viewers. SmackDown was #1 in ratings for the key 18-49 demographic on network TV.

WATCH: SmackDown Wrestler Chant “Thank You Taker”:

Bollywood Actor Varun Dhawan, who is a big WWE fan and also appeared in the ring at WWE’s Live Event in India in 2017, thanked The Deadman for the memories.

Below is what he wrote on Instagram:

“#thankyoutaker

Iv been a wwe fan as long as I can remember. This man the undertaker has been part of my dreams and nightmares. I used be scared of him as a child but grew to admire his skill and athleticism.thank you for the memories. The greatest to enter the squared circle”

        
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