• On This Day In Pro Wrestling History (June 27, 1999) – WWF King of the Ring 1999
On this day in Pro Wrestling history on June 27, 1999, the World Wrestling Federation aired ‘King of the Ring 1999’ LIVE on PPV from the Greensboro Coliseum Complex in Greensboro, North Carolina.
This was the 7th annual “King of the Ring” pay-per-view out of 10 that aired from 1993 till 2002.
Other King of the Ring tournaments that were held in 1985-1989, 1991, 2006, 2008, 2010 & 2015 happened either during House Shows or during weekly TV shows.
Here are the PPV results:
Quarter-final match: X-Pac defeated Hardcore Holly by DQ
Quarter-final match: Kane defeated Big Show
Quarter-final match: Billy Gunn defeated Ken Shamrock by referee-stoppage
Quarter-final match: Road Dogg defeated Chyna
#1 contenders: The Hardy Boyz defeated The Brood
Semi-final match: Billy Gunn defeated Kane
Semi-final match: X-Pac defeated Road Dogg
WWF Championship: The Undertaker (c) defeated The Rock
Final match: Billy Gunn defeated X-Pac
Ladder match for control of the WWF: Mr. McMahon and Shane McMahon defeated Stone Cold Steve Austin
• WWE Starts Selling Tickets For Live Events Starting September (Details)
Despite 30+ WWE employees reportedly testing positive for COVID-19 during recent testings, WWE officials are planning to bring fans back to their events starting September.
According to The Dirty Sheets patreon page, WWE has already put thousands of tickets on sale, at a reduced price, to encourage fans to buy tickets and attend their events ($75 tickets are being sold at $20).
There is currently a 2-ticket limit per person, and there are set to be 2 empty seats between every 2 occupied seats, with wearing masks being mandatory for fans and they’ll receive temperature check at the door.