• ON THIS DAY IN WWF HISTORY (December 30, 1999) – WWF SmackDown!
On this day in 1999, the World Wrestling Federation aired an episode of their weekly TV show ‘WWF SmackDown!’.
It was pre-taped at the Richmond Coliseum in Richmond, Virginia and featured matches & storyline segments on the road to the ‘WWF Royal Rumble 2000’ PPV.
Here’s the card:
1. Handicap Match: Test vs. Prince Albert & The Big Bossman
2. Kurt Angle vs. Rikishi
3. Jeff Hardy vs. Al Snow
4. The Hollys vs. Mae Young & The Fabulous Moolah
5. No Holds Barred Match: The Rock vs. Kane
6. WWF Intercontinental Title: Chris Jericho vs. Chyna
7. Faarooq vs. Bubba Ray Dudley
8. Jacqueline & Viscera vs. Gangrel & Luna
9. Big Show vs. New Age Outlaws & X-Pac
• WWE Comments On Randy Orton’s Status
As we all know by now, 13 time WWE World Heavyweight Champion Randy Orton faced AJ Styles at last night’s WWE Live Event.
The match got stopped after Orton hurt his knee during an RKO-counter from AJ Styles.
You can watch it below:
According to the Wrestling Observer, Orton’s injury is a storyline and that he’s not hurt for real.
WWE issued the following statement regarding this situation:
Randy Orton undergoes medical evaluation following WWE Live Event
“Amid various unconfirmed reports that Randy Orton sustained a leg injury during a match at WWE’s Live Event in Hershey, Pa., on Sunday night, WWE.com has learned that the 13-time World Champion is undergoing a medical evaluation. The extent of any potential injuries suffered by Orton is not yet known.
WWE.com will provide updates on this developing story as they become available.”