20 years Ago: Wrestling Observer
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09-13-2012, 03:39 PM
Lacing SCOTT STEINER's boots
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Re: 20 years Ago: Wrestling Observer
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JAN 4th, 1988
WWF[spoiler]-- Meltzer reported that NBC would be broadcasting a prime-time wrestling special at some point in 1988. It's speculated that the show will be used to set up the big angle for Wrestlemania IV. Meltzer has been told, though unconfirmed, that the show will air on 02/05 and that the main event would be Hulk Hogan vs Andre the Giant.
Meltzer stated this would be the most watched wrestling match of all time
if Titan is as successful with the prime-time show as they had been on Saturday nights, and that it could mean enormous things for the WWF in the long-term.
No kidding, it was!
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