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• Old School Wrestling Veteran Would Have Celebrated His Birthday

Today would have been the 61st birthday of Old School Wrestling Veteran Jeep Swenson (Real name: Robert Swenson Jr.).

He used to wrestle for various promotions such as Fritz Von Erich’s WCCW World Class Championship Wrestling & Global Wrestling Federation, before shortly appearing in Ted Turner’s WCW as Final Solution / Ultimate Solution in 1996.

Most people will remember him as Bane in the 1997 Hollywood movie ‘Batman & Robin’.


January 5, 1957 – August 18, 1997

• OLD SCHOOL VIDEO HISTORY (January 5, 1985) – Hulk Hogan In Action

On this day in 1985, the World Wrestling Federation aired a match between WWF World Heavyweight Champion Hulk Hogan and long time WWF Jobber Terry Gibbs.

You can watch the entire match here:

• WWE Gives Up On Former Raw Champion

According to Dave Meltzer of the Wrestling Observer, WWE has given up on former Raw Women’s Champion Bayley.

Below is what Meltzer said:

“They have already given up on her. And they’ve given up on her a long long time ago. When they’re gonna protect Mickie James over you when Mickie James was brought in to be a filler to lose on the roster, that just tells you. The dice has been cast with her already.”

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