From the WWE Rumor Mill: Several more Hardy productions reportedly on the horizon
What's the story?
According to a report from WrestleZone, WWE reportedly considers the Ultimate Deletion a success even though it was a struggle to initially get it on television. Apparently, Vince McMahon was initially skeptical about the concept and thought that it would "bomb."
In case you didn't know...
The Final Deletion was the last chapter in Matt Hardy's rivalry with brother Jeff and arguably became the 43-year-old's magnum opus. The "Broken" Hardys then reunited and won the Impact Wrestling Tag-Team Championships, providing the Nashville-based promotion with a much-needed shot in the arm.
This run made The Hardys cult favorites and was partly responsible for their return to WWE.
The heart of the matter
The Ultimate Deletion aired on the March 19, 2018, episode of Monday Night Raw and featured cameos from Reby Hardy, King Maxell, Senor Benjamin, Vanguard 1 and even the returning Jeff Hardy, who had been arrested for a D.U.I on March 10, 2018.
The match ended when Matt Hardy pinned Bray Wyatt after a Twist of Fate and flung the Eater of Worlds into the Lake Of Reincarnation, seemingly writing him off television for the time being.
It appears that Vince McMahon was pleased with the Ultimate Deletion and is open to airing more matches from the Hardy Compound. However, for the time being, Matt doesn't have a WrestleMania match on the horizon and could find himself in the Andre the Giant Memorial Battle Royal.
Even though it wasn't without its critics, the majority of the audience enjoyed the Ultimate Deletion. Matt Hardy is one of the more creative people in professional wrestling, and WWE should give him the freedom to express himself.
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