• On This Day In Pro Wrestling History (May 31, 1998) – WWF In Your House 22: Over the Edge
On this day in Pro Wrestling history on May 31, 1998, the World Wrestling Federation aired ‘WWF In Your House 22: Over the Edge’ LIVE on PPV from the Wisconsin Center Arena in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
It was the 22nd out of 28 WWF In Your House pay-per-views, that aired between 1995 and 1999.
Here are the PPV results:
LOD 2000 defeated The Disciples of Apocalypse
Jeff Jarrett defeated Steve Blackman
Marc Mero defeated Sable
Kaientai defeated Bradshaw & Taka Michinoku
WWF Intercontinental Championship: The Rock (c) defeated Faarooq
Mask vs. Mask: Kane defeated Vader
The Nation of Domination defeated D-Generation X
Falls Count Anywhere – WWF Championship: Stone Cold Steve Austin (c) defeated Dude Love
• WWF Veteran Takes A Jibe At Nia Jax Getting A Move Banned By WWE
As we noted earlier, WWE banned the Turnbuckle Powerbomb from being used in matches from now on. It led to multiple wrestlers being injured.
The move was regularly used by Nia Jax and Seth Rollins among the current WWE wrestlers. Interestingly, the move got banned a month after Jax botched it on an episode of RAW, during a match against Kairi Sane, when she threw her into the turnbuckle even after Sane told her she wasn’t ‘set’.
Old School WWF Veteran and former WWE Producer Shane Helms (The Hurricane) took to Twitter to say that the move isn’t that dangerous, but the way it’s being executed is dangerous:
“I did the Vertebreaker, arguably the most dangerous move in the business and never hurt anyone. ??♂️ It’s not the move, it’s the execution.”
Obviously, WWE didn’t want to take any risks with it as Rollins injured a few wrestlers while using it, while Jax fails to execute it most of the times.