• On This Day In Pro Wrestling History (May 20, 1985) – WWF MSG House Show
On this day in Pro Wrestling history in 1985, the World Wrestling Federation held a televised house show at the Meadowlands Arena in East Rutherford, New Jersey.
This live event aired on the MSG Network and featured the famous Backlund/Snuka cage match.
The results can be found below:
– Ivan Putski defeated Moondog Spot
– The Missing Link defeated Rick McGraw
– Pedro Morales defeated Rene Goulet
– Adrian Adonis defeated Jose Luis Rivera
– Junkyard Dog defeated Bob Orton Jr. by DQ
– Terry Funk defeated Lanny Poffo
– Paul Orndorff defeated Roddy Piper by DQ
– The Iron Sheik defeated Swede Hanson
– George Steele wrestled Nikolai Volkoff to a double count out
– Brutus Beefcake defeated George Wells
– Davey Boy Smith & Dynamite Kid wrestled Bret Hart & Jim Neidhart to a draw
• WWE Issues Statement Regarding Jeff Hardy’s Arrest
Former WWE Champion Jeff Hardy (who is currently out of action due to a knee injury) was arrested in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina for being intoxicated in public on Saturday morning.
Hardy was arrested and booked for public intoxication and impairment. Below is his mugshot:
Hardy was released earlier today on a bond of about $200.
WWE issued the following statement regarding this situation:
“Jeff Hardy is responsible for his own personal actions.”
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