• WWF Legend Won His 1st World Title 22 Years Ago Today
On this day in Pro Wrestling history on November 15, 1998, the World Wrestling Federation aired ‘WWF Survivor Series 1998: Deadly Game’ LIVE on PPV from the Kiel Center at St. Louis, Missouri.
The 1998 edition of the World Wrestling Federation’s traditional ‘Survivor Series’ event featured a 14-man tournament for the vacant WWF World Heavyweight Championship.
This Survivor Series didn’t even feature one classic Survivor Series Elimination match, but is still being remembered as one of the better Survivor Series PPVs.
The Rock won his 1st ever WWF Championship at this event, and made a new record for being the youngest WWF Champion at that time.
Below are the results:
– Tournament first round: Mankind defeated Duane Gill
– Tournament first round: Al Snow defeated Jeff Jarrett
– Tournament first round: Stone Cold Steve Austin defeated Big Boss Man by DQ
– Tournament first round: Steven Regal vs. X-Pac ended in a double countout
– Tournament first round: Ken Shamrock defeated Goldust
– Tournament first round: The Rock defeated Big Boss Man
– Tournament quarter-final: The Undertaker defeated Kane
– Tournament quarter-final: Mankind defeated Al Snow
– Tournament quarter-final: The Rock defeated Ken Shamrock
– WWF Women’s Championship: Sable defeated Jacqueline (c)
– Tournament semi-final: Mankind defeated Stone Cold Steve Austin
– Tournament semi-final: The Rock defeated The Undertaker by DQ
– WWF Tag Team Championship: The New Age Outlaws (c) defeated D’Lo Brown and Mark Henry & The Headbangers
– Tournament final: The Rock defeated Mankind
WATCH: The Rock & Kurt Angle’s Hilarious WWF House Show Moment:
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• ON THIS DAY IN WWF HISTORY (November 15, 1997) – WWF Shotgun Saturday Night
On this day in 1997, the World Wrestling Federation aired an episode of their weekly TV show ‘WWF Shotgun Saturday Night ‘.
It was pre-taped at the Corel Centre in Ottawa, Ontario and featured matches, interviews & storyline segments on the road to the ‘WWF Survivor Series 1997’ PPV.
Here’s the match-card:
– Vader vs. Martin Roy
– Ahmed Johnson vs. Andy Ellison
– Max Mini vs. Battalion
– Doug Furnas & Philip LaFon vs. Flash Funk & Scott Taylor