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WWE Came Real Close To Using TNA Gimmick

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• OLD SCHOOL VIDEO HISTORY (December 12, 1993) – WWF All American Wrestling

On this day in 1993, the World Wrestling Federation aired an episode of their weekly TV show ‘WWF All American Wrestling’.

It featured pre-taped matches & storyline segments on the road to the ‘WWF Royal Rumble 1994’ PPV.

The card can be found right here:

– Vince McMahon now hosts the show alone on a new set

– Gorilla Monsoon kicks Bobby Heenan out of the WWF (RAW 12/6/93)

– Tatanka vs. The Brooklyn Brawler (Superstars 12/11/93)

– Shawn Michaels vs. 123 Kid (RAW 12/6/93)

– Paul Bearer Interview

– Crush vs. Mike Bucci (Challenge 12/12/93)

– Headshrinkers vs. Steve Smith & Frank Kanyak (Challenge 12/12/93)

– Vince McMahon interviews Owen Hart (Superstars 12/11/93)

– Lex Luger promo

– Doink vs. Glen Ruth (Challenge 12/12/93)

• WWE Came Real Close To Using TNA Gimmick

A fan wrote on Twitter that if WWE had used the “Bully Ray” character on their programming (Bubba Ray Dudley’s character in TNA), then the character would’ve gotten over big time and that Bubba could’ve been one of the biggest heels in WWE history with that character.

Bubba Ray Dudley then noted on Twitter that WWE was real close to using that character:

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