• ON THIS DAY IN WWF HISTORY (March 18, 1989) – WWF Superstars of Wrestling
On this day in 1989, the World Wrestling Federation aired an episode of their weekly TV show ‘WWF Superstars of Wrestling’.
This episode was pre-taped at the Broome County Arena in Binghamton, New York and featured matches, promos & storyline segments on the road to the ‘WWF WrestleMania V’ PPV.
Here’s the card:
1. Ultimate Warrior vs. Joe Milano
2. Powers Of Pain vs. George Skaaland & Tony Roy
3. King Haku vs. Tommy Causey
4. The Rockers vs. Iron Mike Sharpe & Mitch Casey
5. Mr. Perfect vs. Nelson Veilleux
• WrestleMania 36 Will Now Take Place On April 4th & 5th, Host Revealed
WWE announced the following on their website:
WrestleMania too big for just one night: Unprecedented two-night WrestleMania to be hosted by Rob Gronkowski on WWE Network
“WrestleMania 36 is now set for a historic two-night presentation on WWE Network with former New England Patriot Rob Gronkowski hosting The Show of Shows at 7 p.m. ET/4 p.m. PT on Saturday, April 4, and Sunday, April 5.
The 2020 edition of The Showcase of the Immortals will make history as the first to span across multiple days.
WrestleMania will not only take place at WWE’s training facility but will include multiple locations over two nights.
Titles and legacies are on the line as WrestleMania 36 features a loaded slate of matches. Royal Rumble Match winner Drew McIntyre challenges WWE Champion Brock Lesnar, Universal Champion Goldberg defends his title against Roman Reigns, and Raw Women’s Champion Becky Lynch looks to fight off the rise of Shayna Baszler. Also, 16-time World Champion John Cena returns to battle “The Fiend” Bray Wyatt, AJ Styles hopes to put the “final nail in the coffin” of The Undertaker’s career and much more.
Gronkowski revealed the new format and his role as host on his Twitter earlier today. The three-time Super Bowl champion also promised more details when he appears on SmackDown this Friday on FOX at 8/7 C.”
It’s official! I’m hosting @WrestleMania this year…and it’s gonna be too big for just one night. For the 1st time, #WrestleMania will be a ?2-NIGHT?event: Saturday, April 4 AND Sunday, April 5 on @WWENetwork! Tell you more this Friday night on #SmackDown at 8 ET on @FOXTV.
— Rob Gronkowski (@RobGronkowski) March 18, 2020
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