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Vince McMahon, Bret Hart & Ric Flair React To Howard Finkel’s Death

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• OLD SCHOOL HISTORY (April 17, 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 Civic Center in North Charleston, South Carolina and featured matches, promos & storyline segments on the road to the ‘WWF King of the Ring 1993’ PPV.

Here’s the card:

1. Crush vs. Glen Ruth

2. The Headshrinkers vs. Ron Preston & JD Stryker

3. Mr. Perfect vs. Barry Hardy

4. Bam Bam Bigelow vs. Owen Hart

5. Yokozuna vs. Chris Katowski

• Vince McMahon, Bret Hart & Ric Flair React To Howard Finkel’s Death

WWE Hall of Famer Howard Finkel passed away at the age of 69. He was WWF’s first ever employee.

WWE CEO Vince McMahon tweeted the following regarding The Fink’s death:

“Saddened to learn of the passing of my friend and WWE’s first employee, WWE Hall of Famer Howard Finkel. The grandest moments in sports-entertainment history were made all the grander thanks to Howard’s iconic voice.”

16 Time World Heavyweight Champion Ric Flair tweeted the following:

“So Sorry To Hear Of The Passing Of Howard Finkel, A Great Friend For So Many Years. Rest In Peace! ??”

Two time WWE Hall of Famer Bret “The Hitman” Hart wrote the following about Fink’s passing on Instagram:

“I’m so sorry to learn of WWE’s all time great in ring announcer Howard Finkle’s passing today. I know better than anyone how hard life was for Howard after his stroke years ago.

When I look back on my career, I know “The Fink” was a big part of the success and excitement of those times. I will always think of Howard and smile at the lifetime of happy memories.”

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