• Old School WWF Veteran Celebrates His Birthday
Old School WWF Veteran Ahmed Johnson (Real name: Tony Norris) celebrates his 56th birthday today.
Ahmed Johnson joined the World Wrestling Federation in 1995 as a babyface who helped Shawn Michaels in his feud against Camp Cornette.
Ahmed became the first black Intercontinental Champion at the King of the Ring 1996 PPV and feuded with Faarooq’s Nation of Domination stable in 1997 before he left the WWF in 1998.
His last major televised run happened from late 1999 till 2000, when he wrestled for Ted Turner’s World Championship Wrestling as “Big T”, one half of Harlem Heat 2000.
HAPPY BIRTHDAY AHMED JOHNSON!
• WWE Hoping To Get A Women’s Match Approved For WWE Super ShowDown, New Match Added
Natalya and Alexa Bliss have also gone to Saudi Arabia along with the male wrestlers for this Friday’s WWE Super ShowDown PPV.
According to ProWrestlingSheet, WWE officials are hoping to get a women’s match approved for WWE Super ShowDown (which would be Natalya vs. Alexa Bliss). Below is the statement that ProWrestlingSheet released:
“WWE officials have been going back and forth with the Saudi General Sports Authority for the past few months trying to get a women’s match approved.”
Renee Young is going to be on the commentary team at WWE Super ShowDown (she also worked WWE Crown Jewel).
Speaking of WWE Super ShowDown, WWE has added The Usos vs. The Revival to the Kickoff show.
Below is the updated match-card for tomorrow’s WrestleMania equivalent PPV:
– The Undertaker vs. Goldberg
– Triple H vs. Randy Orton
– Roman Reigns vs. Shane McMahon
– Universal Championship Match: Seth Rollins (c) vs. Baron Corbin
– Braun Strowman vs. Bobby Lashley
– WWE Championship Match: Kofi Kingston (c) vs. Dolph Ziggler
– Intercontinental Championship Match: “The Demon King” Finn Balor (c) vs. Andrade
– 50 Man Battle Royal
– 1 On 3 Handicap Match: Lars Sullivan vs. Lucha House Party
– Brock Lesnar cashes-in Money In The Bank contract
– KickOff Show: The Usos vs. The Revival