• ON THIS DAY IN WWF HISTORY (March 24, 2002) – WWF Sunday Night HEAT
On this day in 2002, the World Wrestling Federation aired an episode of their weekly TV show ‘WWF Sunday Night HEAT’.
It was broadcasted from the Corel Centre in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada and featured pre-taped matches & storyline segments on the road to the ‘WWF Backlash 2002’ PPV.
The card can be found right here:
– Rob Van Dam vs. Mr. Perfect
– The Big Show & Kane vs. The Dudley Boyz
– Rikishi vs. Goldust
– Val Venis vs. vs. Lance Storm
• Vince McMahon Told Commentators To Bury Legendary Superstar At WrestleMania
During a recent edition of his podcast, WWE Hall of Famer Arn Anderson revealed that Vince McMahon instructed the commentators to bury fellow WWE Hall of Famer Sting during his WrestleMania 31 match against Triple H.
Below is what Arn said:
“All it did was give the announcers – and I know this was fed to them – they just buried Sting. ‘Minnow in a big pond.’ Just total condescending. ‘Guy’s out of his element.’ ‘This is WrestleMania now.’ ‘You’re just a small minnow in a huge lake.’
They [WCW] led for all those weeks but, in the end, here’s your last remaining guy and he was your biggest star, and we [WWE] just crushed him before your very eyes at the biggest event of the year.”
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