DEADLOCK Podcast: Revisiting WWF Thursday Raw Thursday 1997, Shawn Michaels Lost His Smile and Relinquishes The WWF Championship, WWF In Your House Final Four Go Home Show, Rocky Maivia vs Hunter Hearst Helmsley, Savio Vega Joins The Nation of Domination

Thursday Raw Thursday! Thursday Raw Thursday! Thursday Raw Thursday! This week, we’re revisiting a historic episode of WWF Monday Night Raw that was moved to Thursday and rebranded as “Thursday RAW Thursday.” On this episode, we witnessed one of the most iconic moments in wrestling history as Shawn Michaels forfeits the WWF Championship due to a knee injury and cuts a promo where he famously “Lost His Smile.” This was a turning point in the WWF and would ultimately take many wrestlers’ careers to different paths. All because Shawn Michaels took his ball and went home. Also, this episode served as the go-home show for the WWF In Your House Final Four pay-per-view event. Where Stone Cold Steve Austin, Bret Hart, Vader and The Undertaker battled it out to determine the new WWF Champion. Join us as we relive one of the most iconic moments in WWF history and discuss the impact it had on the wrestling landscape.

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