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You might have noticed that despite running well over 19 hours, the Wrestlemania 33 broadcast never referred to the venue by its actual name – The Camping World Stadium. Which, admittedly, is a stupid name.
The most recent Wrestling Observer Newsletter is reporting the funniest ‘Vince-ism’ of Wrestlemania weekend, where McMahon decided the Camping World Stadium name couldn’t be used, so everyone referred to the site by its old name, The Citrus Bowl. For once, I’m actually on Vince’s side there.
Also according to Dave Meltzer on Wrestling Observer Radio, a six-man Cruiserweight match was scheduled for Wrestlemania, with the competitors even being present backstage, but they were told just hours before the event that they weren’t going to be used. It could be worse. They could’ve been put in the 87 man Andre the Giant Memorial Battle Royal instead, and jobbed out in seconds.
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2 items from 2017
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