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News of WWE bringing back a fan-favorite reportedly hits a serious roadblock


For the first time under a WWE banner, the live event Starrcade will return on November 25 in Greensboro, North Carolina.

Unfortunately, according to Cageside Seats, Starrcade may not be a WWE Network special, and may instead be used as simply an event name to boost live event attendance and interest.

As of now, Jinder Mahal is expected to battle Shinsuke Nakamura for the WWE Championship inside a steel cage. Natalya is expected to fight for the Smackdown Women's Championship inside a steel cage against Charlotte Flair.

Other matches according to the press release include AJ Styles against Rusev and Baron Corbin in a triple threat United States title match. The New Day and The Usos will battle for the Smackdown Tag Team Championship in a Texas Tornado match to round out the title bouts.


Sami Zayn against Kevin Owens, Bobby Roode versus Dolph Ziggler and Breezango against Aiden English and Mike Kanellis (with Maria Kanellis) closes out the card.

The Hardy Boyz are expected to make an appearance, along with Ricky "The Dragon" Steamboat and the Rock 'N' Roll Express.

We'll see if anything changes in the coming weeks.

FanBuzz's take

This should absolutely, 100 percent be a Network special. How do you revive Starrcade and not make it accessible to worldwide audiences?


This idea would also seem to cheapen the show, appearing more as a seller to the local audiences than actually paying tribute to prior historic events with its namesake. Maybe it's yet another jab at WCW.

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