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Vince McMahon Requested The Undertaker To Return, WWE’s Plan Heading Into SummerSlam 2019

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• OLD SCHOOL HISTORY (June 30, 1997) – WWF RAW IS WAR

On this day in 1997, the World Wrestling Federation aired another episode of their weekly TV show ‘WWF Monday Night RAW’.

It was broadcasted from Des Moines, Iowa and featured matches, interviews & storyline segments on the road to the ‘WWF In Your House 16: Canadian Stampede’ PPV.

Here’s the card:

1. Ken Shamrock vs. Triple H

2. Faarooq & D-Lo Brown vs. The Legion Of Doom

3. Brian Christopher vs. Scott Putski

4. Mankind vs. Brian Pillman

5. The Headbanger vs. Owen Hart & Davey Boy Smith

6. Rockabilly vs. Vader

7. Stone Cold Steve Austin vs. Jim Neidhart

• Vince McMahon Requested The Undertaker To Return, WWE’s Plan Heading Into SummerSlam 2019

As seen on last week’s episode of RAW, The Undertaker made a surprise return and saved Roman Reigns by laying out Shane McMahon & Drew McIntyre and this set up their tag team match at Extreme Rules 2019.

You can watch it below:

According to Slice Wrestling, Vince McMahon personally requested The Phenom to return to WWE programming for Extreme Rules 2019 and SummerSlam 2019 because WWE is dealing with poor ticket sales (WWE did a horrible attendance number at WWE Stomping Grounds PPV).

WWE plans to use The Undertaker to build great momentum heading into SummerSlam 2019 as they want to give a solid competition to AEW’s All Out PPV, which also takes place in August.

Also Read: The Undertaker’s SummerSlam 2019 Opponent Could Pi$$ Fans Off

        
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