• OLD SCHOOL VIDEO HISTORY (February 5, 1989) – WWF Wrestling Challenge
On this day in 1989, the World Wrestling Federation aired an episode of their weekly TV show ‘WWF Wrestling Challenge’.
It was broadcasted from the Jefferson Civic Center in Birmingham, Alabama and featured pre-taped matches, promos & storyline segments on the road to the ‘WWF WrestleMania V’ PPV.
The card can be found right here:
– Brutus The Barber Beefcake vs. Rusty Riddle
– Greg The Hammer Valentine vs. Paul Bryant
– Tito Santana vs. Tony Burton
– The Brooklyn Brawler vs. Dave Stoudimiere
– Hercules vs. Tommy Causey
– Brain Busters vs. Brian Costello & Mark Bow
– Bad News Brown vs. Reno Riggins
• WWE Changes Names Of 2 More Wrestlers
We recently noted that WWE changed SmackDown Live wrestler Andrade “Cien” Almas’ name to Andrade.
The latest WWE main roster wrestlers whose names have been shortened are Otis Dozovic and Tucker Knight of Heavy Machinery. They are now simply called Otis and Tucker.
WWE updated their shortened names in their WWE.com profiles as well:
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