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What Happened After SmackDown Went Off The Air?

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• ON THIS DAY IN WWF HISTORY (December 27, 1992) – WWF Wrestling Challenge

On this day in 1992, the World Wrestling Federation aired an episode of their weekly TV show ‘WWF Wrestling Challenge’.

It was broadcasted from the Civic Center in Erie, Pennsylvania and featured pre-taped matches, promos & storyline segments on the road to the ‘WWF Royal Rumble 1993’ PPV.

The card can be found right here:

– Crush vs. Kerry Davis

– WWF Slam – Music Video

– Damien Demento vs. Chris Hahn

– Duane Gill vs. Max Moon

– Yokozuna Interview

– Lance Cassidy vs. Barry Hardy

– Money Inc. vs. Mike Collins & Jim Brunzell

– Royal Rumble Report

– Bushwhackers vs. Barry Horowitz & The Brooklyn Brawler (12/14/92 Prime Time Wrestling)

• What Happened After SmackDown Went Off The Air?

WWE announced the following:

Roman Reigns to battle Dolph Ziggler on FOX’s New Year’s Eve special

“Ring in the New Year with a hard-hitting showdown as Roman Reigns takes on Dolph Ziggler as part of “FOX’s New Year’s Eve with Steve Harvey: Live from Times Square.” Emmy Award-winning journalist and TV personality Maria Menounos will serve as special guest ring announcer in addition to her cohosting duties throughout the night.

The SmackDown Superstars will take part in the exclusive WWE matchup that will air during FOX’s Dec. 31 coverage. Numerous other Superstars will also be in attendance to help count down to the iconic ball drop in New York City.

The Big Dog and The Showoff have been in the midst of the ongoing royal rivalry between Reigns and King Corbin’s court on the blue brand. Will the matchup of former WWE Champions tip the scales on this rivalry in the final moments of 2019?

Tune in to FOX beginning at 8 p.m. ET on Tuesday, Dec. 31, to catch the monumental match and much more!”

WWE taped this match after tonight’s SmackDown went off the air and Reigns picked up the win.

Maria Menounos was brought in as the special guest ring announcer for this.

Below are some photos and videos:

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