• On This Day In Pro Wrestling History (March 13, 2009) – Old School WWF Veteran Passed Away
On this day in 2009, we lost Old School WWF Attitude Era Veteran Test (Real name: Andrew Martin) at a very young age of 33 due to a pain killer overdose.
Test wrestled for the World Wrestling Federation (later renamed WWE) from 1998 till 2004, but returned to their ECW brand in 2006 before they let him go again in 2007.
Trivia fact: Test was named after the most common anabolic steroid, Testosterone.
REST IN PEACE TEST!
• Update On Brock Lesnar – Roman Reigns WrestleMania 34 Feud, Are The Plans Still Being Affected By Possibility Of Jon Bravo Providing Evidence Against Reigns?
As seen on this week’s episode of Raw, Vince McMahon confirmed that the Brock Lesnar – Roman Reigns match is still on for WrestleMania 34 and that Reigns is being temporarily suspended for his behaviour.
Reigns said in his promo that Lesnar & Vince disrespected him and then he went backstage to confront Vince live on Raw. You can watch it below:
According to DirtySheets.Net, the match between Lesnar & Reigns is no longer being affected by the possibility of filmmaker Jon Bravo providing evidence for Reigns purchasing steroids from jailed steroid dealer Richard Rodriguez.
WWE officials have finalized that Reigns vs. Lesnar will main event WrestleMania 34 and Braun Strowman (who was the back-up plan in case something happened with Reigns) has also moved forward with his WrestleMania 34 role (as seen on this week’s Raw).
While Lesnar legitimately no-showed Raw two weeks back, but this week’s no-show was scripted as WWE wants to make people turn on Lesnar to Reigns gets cheered when he wins the Universal Championship at WrestleMania 34 and Raw finally gets a World Champion that appears every week.