Wrestle Royals

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.

THE PROGRAM:

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

UNDERTAKER
Height: 6’10”
Weight: 328
Home: Death Valley
Finishing Move: Tombstone Piledriver
Career Highlight: Two-time WWF Champion

SHAWN MICHAELS
Height:
6’1″
Weight: 227
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.

THE PATRIOT
Height: 6’2″
Weight: 250
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.

KEN SHAMROCK
Height: 6’1″
Weight: 235
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
Height: 6’1″
Weight: 234
Home: Calgary, Alberta
Signature Move: The Sharpshooter Career Highlight: Five-time and current WWF champion.

VADER
Height: 6’5″
Weight: 458
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
Height: 6′
Weight: 230
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:

ANIMAL
Height: 6’2″
Weight: 295
Home: Chicago

HAWK
Height: 6’3″
Weight: 273
Home: Chicago

Signature Move: Spiked shoulder pads, face paint.
Career Highlight: Former WWF Tag Team champions.

THE HEADBANGERS

MOSH
Height: 6’1″
Weight: 246

THRASHER
Height: 6’1″
Weight: 246

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).

BRITISH BULLDOG
Height: 6′
Weight: 253
Home: Manchester, England
Signature Move: Powerslam
Career Highlight: Two-time former tag-team champion.

DUDE LOVE
Height: 6’2″
Weight: 287
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.

THE GODWINNS

HENRY O. GODWINN
Height: 6’3″
Weight: 288

PHINEAS I. GODWINN
Height: 6’4″
Weight: 285
Home: Bitters, Ark.

Signature Move: The Slop Drop
Career Highlight: Former WWF Tag Team champions

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