• WWE Planning To Air Another PPV On The Day Of WrestleMania 38 – Night 1
WrestleMania 38 will take place on April 2 & 3 at the AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas.
According to PWInsider, current plan is to hold the NXT TakeOver: Stand & Deliver event before Night 1 of WrestleMania 38 on April 2, from 12 PM to 3 PM EST.
No word yet on where this NXT event will take place.
As we noted in our previous article, the 2022 Hall Of Fame ceremony is currently planned for April 1st at 10 PM EST on the WWE Network / Peacock, after SmackDown goes off the air on FOX.
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• On This Day In Pro Wrestling History (January 25, 2004) – WWE Royal Rumble 2004
On this day in Pro Wrestling history on January 25, 2004, World Wrestling Entertainment aired their annual ‘Royal Rumble’ event LIVE on PPV from the Wachovia Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
This dual-brand (RAW & SmackDown) pay-per-view was basically more or less erased from history because of Chris Benoit, who won the 30-man Rumble match by entering with from the #1 spot, thus being in the ring for the entire 1 hour, 1 minute & 35 seconds that the match lasted.
However, in 2014, the WWE launched their WWE Network and included the event again, which had previously been released on DVD in 2004.
– Tables match – World Tag Team Championship: Batista and Ric Flair (c) defeated The Dudley Boyz
– WWE Cruiserweight Championship: Rey Mysterio (c) defeated Jamie Noble
– Eddie Guerrero defeated Chavo Guerrero
– WWE Championship: Brock Lesnar (c) defeated Hardcore Holly
– Last Man Standing – World Heavyweight Championship: Triple H (c) wrestled Shawn Michaels to a draw
– Chris Benoit won the 30-man Royal Rumble match