St. Louis Post-Dispatch – October 4, 1997
That Which We Call A Rose …
Here’s a real bunch of sweethearts, the guys who will be slammin’ it out at Badd Blood, this Sunday at the Kiel Center.
WHAT: Badd Blood”, the WWF’s monthly pay-per-view event.
WHEN: 5:30 p.m. Sunday.
WHERE: Kiel Center.
1. Hell In A Cell steel cage match, featuring Undertaker vs. Shawn Michaels.
2. USA vs. Canada flag match: Patriot and Vader vs. Bret Hart and British Bulldog.
3. Six-man Tag Team Match: Legion of Doom and Ken Shamrock vs. New Nation of Domination.
4. WWF Tag Team Championship Match: Headbangers vs. Godwinns.
5. Dude Love vs. Brian Pillman.
6. Intercontinental Championship Tournament Finals.
SPECIAL APPEARANCE: St. Louis wrestling legends Lou Thesz, Harley Race, Dory Funk Jr., Terry Funk and Jack Brisco will be on hand.
TICKETS: $10-$19, available at the Kiel Center box office and all Capital Ticket locations. Or call Dialtix (314) 969-1800.
PAY PER VIEW: $29.95.
Welcome To A World Ruled By Powerslams, Piledrivers and Slop Drops
Home: Death Valley
Finishing Move: Tombstone Piledriver
Career Highlight: Two-time WWF Champion
Home: San Antonio, Texas
Signature Move: Breaking the hearts of female fans.
Career Highlight: One of only four grapplers to capture the triple crown – Federation title, Intercontinental title and tag team title.
Home: Columbia, S.C.
Signature Move: His mask, which represents “the many faces of America.”
Career Highlight: Made first appearance during the “Raw is War” broadcast this past July.
Home: Sacramento, Calif.
Signature Move: Submissions of any kind.
Career Highlight: Officiating a match between Stone Cold Steve Austin and Hit Man Hart.
BRET “HIT MAN” HART
Home: Calgary, Alberta
Signature Move: The Sharpshooter Career Highlight: Five-time and current WWF champion.
Home: Rocky Mountains of Colorado
Siganture Move: Vader Bomb
Career Highlight: Taken prisoner in Kuwait after an altercation with a talk-show host.
“LOOSE CANNON” BRIAN PILLMAN
Home: Cincinnati, Ohio
Signature Move: Ranting tirade
Career Highlight: Signing with the WWF after being named an All-American in football at Miami of Ohio.
LEGION OF DOOM:
Signature Move: Spiked shoulder pads, face paint.
Career Highlight: Former WWF Tag Team champions.
Signature Move: Breaking bones by day, moshing by night.
Career Highlight: Winning four-team elimination match in WrestleMania 13 (guess they ran out of Roman numerals).
Home: Manchester, England
Signature Move: Powerslam
Career Highlight: Two-time former tag-team champion.
Home: A boiler room in parts unknown
Signature Move: The Mandible Claw
Career Highlight: Transformation from wrestling fan Mick Foley to Cactus Jack to Mankind and, finally, Dude Love.
HENRY O. GODWINN
PHINEAS I. GODWINN
Home: Bitters, Ark.
Signature Move: The Slop Drop
Career Highlight: Former WWF Tag Team champions