Classic WCW Gimmick To Return At NXT Halloween Havoc

NXT Halloween Havoc

It was announced last night that a another classic WWE gimmick and Halloween Havoc staple will be making a comeback on the themed episode of NXT on Wednesday October 28th.

Spin The Wheel, Make The Deal is back!

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Following Johnny Gargano’s attack on North American Champion Damian Priest at the conclusion of this week’s NXT episode, general manager William Regal announced that both Gargano’s title match against Priest and Candice LeRae’s women’s title shot against Io Shirai will have a special stipulation. It was then left to the host of Halloween Havoc, Shotzi Blackheart to announce that both matches would be Spin The Wheel, Make The Deal matches.

This gimmick was synonymous with WCW and Halloween Havoc and frankly, was also known as something of a let down. The most famous example where the wheel was spun was the main event of Halloween Havoc 1992 where Sting defeated Jake ‘The Snake’ Roberts in what was determined by the wheel as a Coal Miner’s Glove match. That’s right. It was a woolen mitten on a pole match.


Let’s just hope that the stipulations we get in two weeks time are equally as hokey. It just wouldn’t be Spin The Wheel, Make The Deal if they were actually any good!

We are hugely encouraged to see some suitably dreadful stipulations on the wheel. Boiler Room Brawl, Buried Alive, Trick Or Street Fight and yes…The Coal Miner’s Glove is there!

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