• OLD SCHOOL VIDEO HISTORY (June 27, 1998) – WWF Shotgun Saturday Night
On this day in 1998, the World Wrestling Federation aired an episode of their weekly TV show ‘WWF Shotgun Saturday Night ‘.
It was pre-taped at the Frank Erwin Center in Austin, Texas and featured matches, interviews & storyline segments on the road to the ‘WWF King of the Ring 1998’ PPV.
This episode was hosted by Michael Cole & Kevin Kelly.
Here’s the card:
– Darren Drozdov vs. Shawn Summers
– INTERVIEW: Steve Austin
– Val Venis vs. Trench Phillips
– Terry Funk, Bradshaw & Dustin Runnels vs. Too Much & Jerry Lawler
– INTERVIEW: Mankind
– The Legion of Doom 2000 vs. The New Midnight Express
• Vince McMahon Is Pushing Baron Corbin Due To “Good Looks”
According to the Wrestling Observer, Vince McMahon has been so hell-bent on pushing Baron Corbin as a main event star because of Corbin’s “good looks” and Vince feels women like Corbin big time.
Speaking of Corbin, he’ll get another chance to win the Universal Championship at next month’s Extreme Rules 2019 PPV, where he’ll team up with Lacey Evans to take on the team of Universal Champion Seth Rollins and RAW Women’s Champion Becky Lynch in a mixed tag team winner take all match.
• Lana Wants Rusev To Stay In WWE
The Wrestling Observer recently reported that Rusev’s WWE contract is set to expire soon.
In an update to this, Brad Shepard is reporting the following about Rusev & Lana:
“According to a source in WWE, Rusev wants out, but Lana is pushing him to re-sign. He expects her to follow him if talks fall through.”