- WWE has announced that Dean Ambrose will defend his United States Title in a 20-man battle royal during tonight’s RAW from Albany, New York. The match was ordered by The Authority.
Triple H tweeted about the match:
“Just announced for 8pm on Raw Epic 20 man over the top rope battle Royal for the US Title ….. #Raw #BestForBuisness”
Wow…. I love that they are giving the U.S title some attention, but having a 20 man battle royal is just crapping all over whatever reputation that the title has. I expect Ambrose to retain, but can’t say I am excited for it at all.
Alright folks, here is your history lesson for the day:
1985: WCCW Parade of Champions 2 was held at Texas Stadium, in Irving, Texas. 26,153 were in attendance to see The Von Erichs & The Fabulous Freebirds defeated Chris Adams, Gino Hernandez, Rip Oliver, One Man Gang, Kamala & “Dr. Death” Steve Williams in a two-ring match
1986: Rick Rude defeated Lance von Erich to win the WCCW Television Title.
2001: WWF Insurrextion was held at Earls Court, in London, England. 15,794 were in attendance to see The Undertaker defeated Steve Austin & Triple H.
2002: WWF officially switched from World Wrestling Federation to WWE (World Wrestling Entertainment)
2009: Ric Flair made his debut on ROH on HDNet
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