In recent years, WWE has wanted to go big, destroying numerous records that had persisted in its rings for years. The last in chronological order that could break a record in the WWE rings for a world title, is Roman Reigns, current Universal Champion of Friday Night Smackdown, who in a few hours would surpass the all-time reign record for that title, held again by Brock Lesnar, who held the title for over 500 days in one of his last realms.
If that of Reigns is now almost put in the bank, there was an even more absurd record, which had remained intact for 24 years, or since 1998, when The Rock held his first match within a few seconds in the Survivor Series rings.
On this Friday, a segment arrived in that of Smackdown, which took away two records in that of the Stamford-based federation rings, with Aliyah, wrestler of the blue show, who indelibly wrote his name on the WWE record books.
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In the weekly episode of Friday Night Smackdown broadcast last night, Aliyah, a Canadian wrestler of Syrian origins, had a very short match against Natalya, a compatriot who already has several world records included in the Guinness Book of Records, with the same former champion world championship that had planned to make yet another record this night, beating his colleague in just a few seconds.
Mocking Natalya's confidence, Aliyah managed to beat her opponent in just 3.17 seconds, with such timing that it not only became the record for the shortest female match in WWE history, but also the shortest match in WWE history.
entire history of Smackdown and WWE in general, by men and women. As we said, the record was held until tonight by The Rock, with the former WWE Champion who in 1998, in the edition of the Survivor Series of that year, had beaten Big Boss Man in just four seconds flat.
With a gap of a few tenths of a second, then, Aliyah made WWE history in a simple Smackdown match, with fans of the WWE Universe audience now even more surprised and bewildered by what happened tonight. NXT had an interesting story going on between Cameron Grimes, LA Knight, and Hall of Famer Ted DiBiase. During the angle DiBiase brought back the Million Dollar Championship on the June 8th episode of NXT.