• ON THIS DAY IN WWF HISTORY (March 16, 1985) – WWF All-Star Wrestling
On this day in 1985, the World Wrestling Federation aired another episode of their weekly TV show ‘WWF All-Star Wrestling’.
This episode was taped at the Brantford Civic Centre in Brantford, Ontario, Canada and fearued matches & interviews on the road to WWF WrestleMania I.
You can find the card below:
Mike Rotundo vs. AJ Petruzzi
David Sammartino vs. Terry Gibbs
Tito Santana vs. Gino Carabello
Mean Gene interviews Billy Martin
Big John Studd vs. Bob Marcus
Piper’s Pit with guests Brutus Beefcake & Johnny V
Mean Gene visits Mid-City Health Club, Piper and Orndorff training
Nikolai Volkoff & Iron Sheik vs. Rick McGraw & Swede Hanson
Interview with WWF World Champ Hulk Hogan & Mr. T
• WWE Hall Of Fame Ceremony & NXT TakeOver: Tampa Cancelled
As we noted earlier, WrestleMania 36 is still going to take place on April 5th, but it will take place at the WWE Performance Center in Orlando, Florida.
Below is WWE’s official statement regarding this major change:
“In coordination with local partners and government officials, WrestleMania and all related events in Tampa Bay will not take place. However, WrestleMania will still stream live on Sunday, April 5 at 7 pm ET on WWE Network and be available on pay-per-view. Only essential personnel will be on the closed set at WWE’s training facility in Orlando, Florida to produce WrestleMania.”
PWInsider reached out to WWE to ask the status for other WrestleMania 36 weekend events (WWE Hall of Fame ceremony and NXT TakeOver: Tampa) and below is the statement they received:
“The WWE Hall of Fame Ceremony and NXT TakeOver will not take place as previously scheduled. We will share further details as they become available.”
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