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WWE Hall Of Famer Was Set For Reunion With A Tag Team Before The COVID-19 Pandemic

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• ON THIS DAY IN WWF HISTORY (August 20, 1985) – WWF Prime Time Wrestling

On this day in 1985, the World Wrestling Federation aired an episode of their weekly TV show ‘WWF Prime Time Wrestling’.

It featured pre-taped matches, interviews & storyline segments on the road to the ‘WWF The Wrestling Classic’ PPV.

The card can be found right here:

– Don Muraco vs. Brian Madden

– Mad Dog Vachon vs. Lenny Keane

– Brutus Beefcake vs. Salvatore Bellomo (Beefcake’s MSG debut)

– Greg Valentine vs. Jose Luis Rivera

– Jesse Ventura vs. Billy Travis

– Nikolai Volkoff vs. Chief Jay Strongbow

– André the Giant vs. Alexis Smirnoff

– Brian Blair vs. Iron Mike Sharpe

– The Junkyard Dog vs. Max Blue

• WWE Hall Of Famer Was Set For Reunion With A Tag Team Before The COVID-19 Pandemic

WWE Hall Of Famer Paul Ellering was a guest on this week’s Two Man Power Trip of Wrestling podcast. He revealed that he was set to reunite with AOP this year, before the Coronavirus pandemic hit.

“The idea was to bring me back in, but then this Corona stuff came up. Then the guys got hurt and they were out a while, so everything got put on the back shelf and I don’t know where it sits now.”

He also talked about how much he enjoyed working with AOP in NXT:

“WWE asked if I would fly down to Orlando and talk about it. After I met Rezar and Akam, the Authors of Pain, then I knew I wanted to do it because they are two terrific young men. The best of the best. I wanted to do it to help them.

We had a good run for 2 years. It was fun. I really enjoyed being around all the young people there. I would fly down for TV and maybe an extra date to do interviews so I never had to be on the road.”

AOP parted ways with Ellering back in 2018, immediately after winning their first match on RAW.

You can watch it below:

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