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Why Vince McMahon Is Using The Wild Card Rule

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• OLD SCHOOL HISTORY (May 9, 1992) – WWF Superstars of Wrestling

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

This episode was pre-taped at the War Memorial in Syracuse, New York and featured matches & storyline segments on the road to the ‘WWF SummerSlam 1992’ PPV.

Here is the card:

Bret “The Hitman” Hart vs. Skull Von Krus

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“The Ugandan Giant” Kamala vs. Sonny Blaze

“El Matador” Tito Santana vs. Bob Bradley

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Happy Mother’s Day Promo By Legion Of Doom & Paul Ellering

The Legion Of Doom vs. Mark Kay & Terry Davis

WWF Event Center

Crush vs. Kato

A Vignette On Papa Shango Putting A Curse On The Ultimate Warrior

Interview w/ Rick “The Model” Martel

Happy Mother’s Day Promo By Sgt. Slaughter

“The Nature Boy” Ric Flair vs. Sgt. Slaughter

The Nasty Boys vs. Brian Brieger & Bill Pierce

WWF Event Center

WATCH: Awesome Sideview Of Paige’s Juggs:

• Why Vince McMahon Is Using The Wild Card Rule

Vince McMahon introduced the “Wild Card” rule this week. This rule allows 4 RAW wrestlers to show up on SmackDown and 4 SmackDown wrestlers to show up on RAW.

According to the Wrestling Observer, Vince McMahon introduced this rule because of lack of big stars on both brands to draw viewership:

“Vince’s decision was basically one of believing the issue was that they don’t have enough stars, even after shuffling the deck to create new matchups, to keep the ratings strong. So the idea is that the biggest stars will work both shows so there is more star depth.”

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