Kelsey Heather Pulls A ‘Rick Rude’, Appears On RAW The Same Night As Her AEW Debut
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Kelsey Heather pulled off a rare feat on Monday night.
Kelsey Heather has the honor of appearing on two different wrestling programs on the same night, as she appeared on this week’s episode of RAW and made her AEW debut on Dark: Elevation. Heather wrestled Leyla Hirsch on AEW Dark: Elevation, and also appeared as one of Lashley’s Ladies on RAW. Fans will remember that Rick Rude infamously pulled off the same feat (and coined the term for making dual appearances) after he appeared on the November 17, 1997 episodes of WCW Nitro and WWE RAW, the latter of which had been taped a week prior.
Heather is an indie wrestler based out of Florida that also works as a cheerleader for the NBA’s Orlando Magic. She has appeared on WWE TV in recent months as part of WWE Champion Bobby Lashley’s entourage. Both shows were taped in advance, as AEW recorded this episode of Dark prior to Dynamite on July 7, and WWE taped RAW in advance while they moved out of their residency at the ThunderDome in Tropicana Field.
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Is Kelsey Heather the first wrestler to appear on both WWE (RAW) & AEW (Dark: Elevation) shows in the same night?
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La luchadora Kelsey Heather se convierte en la primera persona desde Rick Rude en aparecer en empresas rivales en una misma noche simultáneamente. Esta apareció en AEW Dark: Elevation luchando y apareció en Raw como una de las chicas de Bobby Lashley. pic.twitter.com/hLzDqbf032
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