Today in History: Jazz vs. Trish Stratus at Royal Rumble 2002


On this day in history:

January 20th, 2002 | Rookie Women’s Champion Trish Stratus put her title on the line against the Phenom Jazz at 2002’s Royal Rumble. Just days prior, an attack by Jazz left Trish’s left hand broken and bandaged, so the champ came into the match at quite a disadvantage. Jacqueline served as guest referee, hoping to keep the volatile Jazz in line, but she still insisted on targeting Trish’s broken hand. However, Trish managed to overcome both her injury and Jazz’s ferociousness, hitting a bulldog for the win and retaining the title.

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