• ON THIS DAY IN WWF HISTORY (October 23, 1988) – WWF Wrestling Challenge
On this day in 1988, the World Wrestling Federation aired an episode of their weekly TV show ‘WWF Wrestling Challenge’.
It was broadcasted from the Toledo Sports Arena in Toledo, Ohio and featured pre-taped matches, promos & storyline segments on the road to the ‘WWF Survivor Series 1988’ PPV.
The card can be found right here:
– The Honky Tonk Man vs. Jim Evans
– The Blue Blazer vs. Gene Ligon
– Bad News Brown vs. Tom Walsh
– Sam Houston vs. George South
– Outlaw Ron Bass vs. Red Tyler
– Koko B. Ware vs. Trent Knight
– Mr. Perfect Promo
– The Rougeau Brothers vs. Chris Zarna & Bill Bowman
• Vince McMahon Sees Big Things In Humberto Carrillo
As seen on this week’s episode of RAW, former 205 Live wrestler Humberto Carrillo (age 24) made his RAW in-ring debut against Universal Champion Seth Rollins and lost.
You can watch the match below:
According to Brad Shepard, Vince McMahon was impressed by Carrillo’s performance on RAW and thinks he could get over with the children:
“According to a source in WWE, Vince McMahon is high on Humberto Carrillo after his match on RAW.
The source indicated that Vince McMahon believes Humberto Carrillo (in particular with his Power Rangers-like ring gear) could get over strong with children.
The same source indicated that Seth Rollins gave Humberto Carrillo huge props after the match, along with quite a few others.”
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