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WWE Wrestler Received Death Threats From Iranians After Greatest Royal Rumble

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• On This Day In Pro Wrestling History (May 2, 1987) – AWA Superclash 2

On this day in Pro Wrestling history on May 2, 1987, Verne Gagne’s American Wrestling Association aired ‘AWA Superclash II’ from the Cow Palace in San Francisco, California.

As opposed to Superclash I & Superclash III, this event featured mainly AWA wrestlers, while not featuring any NWA or WCCW talents.

Here are the results:

Sheik Adnan Al-Kaissy def. Buck Zumhofe

DJ Peterson vs. Super Ninja ended in a time limit draw

AWA World Women’s Championship
Sherri Martel (c) def. Madusa Miceli

AWA World Heavyweight Championship
Curt Hennig def. Nick Bockwinkel (c)

The Midnight Rockers & Ray Stevens def. Buddy Wolfe, Doug Somers & Kevin Kelly

Jerry Blackwell pinned Boris Zhukov

Jimmy Snuka & Russ Francis def. The Terrorist & The Mercenary

• WWE Wrestler Received Death Threats From Iranians After Greatest Royal Rumble

WWE 205 Live wrestler Ariya Daivari revealed on Twitter that he received death threats following his segment at the Greatest Royal Rumble event.

Below is a Twitter exchange between him and a fan:

Daivari then revealed that the threats were coming from Iranians:

For those who didn’t watch the Greatest Royal Rumble, Ariya Daivari, along with his brother Shawn Daivari, confronted WWE’s newest signees from Saudi Arabia in an Iran-Saudi Arabia angle.

You can watch it below:

Also Read: RAW Star Didn’t Work Greatest Royal Rumble Event In Order To Respect The Culture Of Saudi Arabia – Click Here.

Also Read: Saudi Arabia Apologizes For Footage Of “Indecent” Women Wrestler Airing During Greatest Royal Rumble – Click Here.

        
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