• On This Day In Pro Wrestling History (April 26, 1998) – The First Ever Inferno Match
On this day in Pro Wrestling history on April 26, 1998, In Your House 21: Unforgiven took place and it featured the first ever Inferno match.
Below are the results from the show:
– Farooq, Ken Shamrock & Steve Blackman def. The Nation (The Rock, D’Lo Brown and Mark Henry)
– European Championship Match: Triple H (c) def. Owen Hart to retain the Title.
– NWA World Tag Team Championship Match: The New Midnight Express (c) def. The Rock ‘n’ Roll Express to retain the Titles.
– Evening Gown Match: Luna Vachon def. Sable
– WWF Tag Team Championship Match: The New Age Outlaws (c) def. LOD 2000 to retain the Titles.
– Inferno Match: The Undertaker def. Kane
– WWF Championship Match: Dude Love def. Stone Cold Steve Austin (c) via DQ.
You can watch the Inferno match below:
• WWE Paying Their Female Wrestlers Big Money To Sit At Home During Greatest Royal Rumble?
During a recent edition of Dinner With The King podcast, Jerry “The King” Lawler and Jim Cornette discussed the Greatest Royal Rumble event.
Lawler noted that WWE sent out a list regarding this event and he won’t be able to use his “King” moniker at the event. Below is what Lawler said regarding this:
“If I walk out there and pretend to be a King, is that going to be offensive to the royal family?”
Cornette then questioned why don’t the WWE (who are making millions of dollars with their deal with Saudi Arabia) pay their women wrestlers hefty money while they sit back at home during the Greatest Royal Rumble.
Lawler responded the following to this:
“I think that’s exactly what’s happening.”