Are you ready? It’s a time of rebellion and immaturity in the WWF. Language, sexuality, and violence rule the day. There’s some wrestling too. In the two months since the last In Your House PPV, Bret Hart has left the WWF, Shawn Michaels has officially formed DX, the New Age Outlaws are ruling the tag team division, and Steve Austin can wrestle again. There’s so many changes in two months it feels like two years.
D-Generation X: In Your House took place on December 7, 1997 at the Springfield Civic Center in Springfield, Massachusetts in front of over 6,000 fans. Sgt. Slaughter is trying to keep order in the WWF but those degenerates foil him at every turn. Thankfully, a returning hero full of morals has come from the world of Ultimate Fighting to have Sarge’s six. Tonight, New will take on O.L.D., a champion will be crowned, we find out who is the toughest man. All of this and so much more!
Your co-hosts also talk about what to listen to while driving. We travel back to the 1990’s when edgy sexy content was mainstream. Debates over why the WWF Light Heavyweight title wasn’t taken seriously and who has the best rap entrance in the WWF. Why does the Educator hate titles? Could there be a surprise 8 best things? Fantasy booking Owen Hart. Plus the greatest promo in show history.
D-Generation X: In Your House matches include:
- Taka Michinoku vs Brian Christopher to crown the first WWF Light Heavyweight champion.
- Los Boricuas (Jesús Castillo Jr., José Estrada Jr. and Miguel Pérez Jr.) (with Savio Vega) vs The Disciples of Apocalypse (8-Ball, Chainz and Skull).
- Butterbean vs Marc Mero (with Sable) in a Toughman match.
- The New Age Outlaws (Billy Gunn and Road Dogg) (WWF tag team champions) vs The Legion of Doom.
- Triple H (with Chyna) vs Sgt. Slaughter in a Bootcamp match.
- Jeff Jarrett vs The Undertaker.
- Stone Cold Steve Austin (WWF Intercontinental champion) vs The Rock (with D’Lo Brown, Faarooq and Kama Mustafa).
- Ken Shamrock vs Shawn Michaels (WWF World champion) (with Chyna and Triple H).
The Retro Network’s own Kevin Decent (@MaskedLibrary) along with his two best friends “Sweet” Matty Treats (@MattyTreats) and Matt “the Educator of Excellence” are revisiting the WWF’s In Your House pay per view events over the course of the worldwide quarantine. This trios team has been watching wrestling all their lives and debating the outcomes since high school. Join them each week for a new podcast and invite them in your house.
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