• “You’re my favorite heel on the show” – Stephanie McMahon To AEW Wrestler
During an interview on Chris Jericho’s Talk Is Jericho podcast, AEW wrestler Swerve Strickland (fka Isaiah “Swerve” Scott in WWE NXT) recalled wrestling at the NXT TakeOver: Stand & Deliver 2021 event.
Swerve revealed that he received major praise from Stephanie McMahon after his match.
Below is what he said:
“Next match, me and Jonah (Bronson Reed) went two segments, 12 minutes, beat the crap out of each other and Shawn (Michaels) was like, ‘That’s what I like, that’s what I want to see. Now you’re in there.’
Then we did the TakeOver: Stand and Deliver with the Gauntlet match, I started first, went 25 minutes, lasted till the end with me and Jonah, put Jonah over.
Stephanie McMahon comes to the back and says, ‘You’re my favorite heel on the show.’ Like, literally she said I’m her favorite. ‘Well, Trips (Triple H), you hear that?’”
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• ON THIS DAY IN WWE HISTORY (May 6, 2004) – WWE SmackDown!
On this day in 2004, World Wrestling Entertainment aired an episode of their weekly TV show ‘WWE SmackDown!’.
It was pre-taped at the Tucson Convention Center in Tucson, Arizona and featured matches, interviews & storyline segments on the road to the ‘WWE Judgment Day 2004’ PPV.
Here’s the match-card:
1. John Cena vs. Doug Basham
2. WWE Cruiserweight Title: Chavo Guerrero Jr. vs. Jacqueline
3. Handicap Match: The Undertaker vs. Nunzio & Johnny Stamboli
4. Dawn Marie vs. Torrie Wilson
5. Dudley Boyz vs. Rob Van Dam & Rey Mysterio