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WWE Cancels Upcoming PPV, Seth Rollins’ Next Challenger Update

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• OLD SCHOOL VIDEO HISTORY (April 22, 2001) – WWF Sunday Night HEAT

On this day in 2001, the World Wrestling Federation aired an episode of their weekly TV show ‘WWF Sunday Night HEAT’.

It was broadcasted from the Gaylord Entertainment Center in Nashville, Tennessee and featured pre-taped matches, interviews & storyline segments on the road to the ‘WWF Backlash 2001’ PPV.

The card can be found right here:

1. K-Kwik vs. Haku

2. Hardcore Holly & Crash Holly vs. Justin Credible & X-Pac

3. Perry Saturn vs. Raven

• Seth Rollins’ Next Challenger Update

It looks like Seth Rollins’ next challenger for the Universal Championship will be revealed on tonight’s RAW.

Below is what WWE posted in their RAW preview:

Will a new Superstar emerge as Seth Rollins’ next challenger?

“After the Superstar Shake-up, it’s anyone’s guess who will be next to challenge Seth Rollins for his Universal Championship. And with Dean Ambrose’s departure from WWE and Roman Reigns’ move to SmackDown LIVE, The Beastslayer now stands alone against a transformed field of competition.”

WATCH: Stacy Keibler Seduces Torrie Wilson:

• WWE Cancels Upcoming PPV

According to the Wrestling Observer, WWE has cancelled Backlash 2019 PPV (which was scheduled to take place on June 16).

This was done because WWE will be doing a PPV in Saudi Arabia on June 7th and WWE officials didn’t want to do another PPV just 9 days after the major Saudi Arabia show.

As we noted before, the Saudi Arabia PPV was originally scheduled to take place in May, but it got postponed.

        
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