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10 Wrestling Facts We Didn't Know Last Week (Dec 13)

What names New Day were almost called, how Tazz almost debuted and Lana's death threats...

Fast forward to 2035, the night before WrestleMania 50. There, Kofi Kingston, Big E and Xavier Woods tearfully embrace one another on the stage as they're collectively inducted into the WWE Hall Of Fame. Their New Day faction has made it, and they're allowed time to reflect on an epic run as a pancake-tossing, unicorn-horn-wearing, fun-loving threesome.

It could happen, and it will eventually (although maybe not strictly at 'Mania 50).

New Day are one of the greatest stables in recent WWE history, and perhaps deserve an even higher amount of acclaim than including the word "recent". Together, they've shattered long-standing Tag-Team Title records and entertained millions since 2014, but it almost never worked out that way. This week's article contains two facts about "ya boys", including some names WWE creative pitched that were f*cking disgraceful.

Other facts include which AEW star sneaked backstage at WrestleMania XXV, who came up with the nWo's Latino offshoot in WCW, which ex-ECW star almost debuted as Steve Austin's drive-by attacker and which wrestler was tasked with becoming an honorary Hardy Boy for the night...

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