• ON THIS DAY IN WWF HISTORY (October 15, 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 Louisville Gardens in Louisville, Kentucky and featured pre-taped matches, promos & storyline segments on the road to the ‘WWF Survivor Series 1989’ PPV.
The card can be found right here:
Jake Roberts vs. Barry Horowitz
The Red Rooster vs. Jim Merkel
The Big Boss Man vs. James Saxton
Tito Santana vs. Tony Burton
The Brain Busters vs. Mark Young & Bill Woods
Dino Bravo vs. Red Tyler
”Superfly” Jimmy Snuka vs. Craig Green
• WWE Expected To Make Big Changes On NXT To Compete With AEW
With NXT losing to AEW Dynamite in terms of ratings two weeks in a row in the Wednesday Night Wars, WWE is expected to make big changes to their developmental brand.
According to the Wrestling Observer, WWE officials are planning to move NXT to bigger 5,000 seat arenas and being on the road every Wednesday.
While WWE officials believe that the in-ring product in NXT is superior to AEW’s in-ring product, they feel that AEW Dynamite taking place in bigger arenas and having better production value results in their show looking more exciting, and thus beating NXT in viewership.
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