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WWE Contacted Recently Released Wrestler For An Appearance At Extreme Rules

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• ON THIS DAY IN WWF HISTORY (August 15, 1987) – WWF Boston Garden Show

On this day in Pro Wrestling history on August 15, 1987, the World Wrestling Federation held a televised house show at the Boston Garden in Boston, Massachusetts.

The live event was televised on the local NESN channel with “Lord” Alfred Hayes doing commentary.

The card can be found here:

The Dingo Warrior vs. Barry Horowitz

Paul Orndorff vs. Nikolai Volkoff

Ted DiBiase vs. Sivi Afi

Bruno Sammartino, Jake Roberts & Tito Santana vs. Honkytonk Man & The Hart Foundation

Iron Mike Sharpe vs. Brady Boone

Hillbilly Jim vs. One Man Gang

The Rougeau Brothers vs. Johnny V & Dino Bravo

• WWE Contacted Recently Released Wrestler For An Appearance At Extreme Rules

While speaking to Stephanie Chase on Instagram Live, former WWE wrestler Erick Rowan, now known as Erick Redbeard, revealed that WWE wanted to use him in the Wyatt Swamp Fight between Universal Champion Braun Strowman and Bray Wyatt at The Horror Show At Extreme Rules.

“There may have been a chance I was given a call and there may have been a chance I was busy filming. There is a high probability that I wasn’t able to fulfil their request.”

Rowan mentioned during the Q/A session that he was gone for six weeks, as he was filming a movie in Arkansas.

When asked about Bray Wyatt and his creative process, Rowan said:

“It’s the same with him as everybody else. A lot of his ideas go through and he gets a lot of stuff that he wants, and more power to him for having the voice to be able to get that, but there’s a lot of times, even him, a lot of stuff happens and it’ll get thrown away, that he’s upset about. It just goes across the board. At the end of the day, one guy controls what goes on over there.”

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