Paul Heyman told WWE not to allow “TUF” to follow “Monday Night Raw”

The man behind ECW, Paul Heyman revealed that he was the man who advised the WWE not to allow “The Ultimate Fighter” reality television show to follow their mainstay Monday night show, ‘Raw’.

Heyman, speaking via MMAFighting.com, said:

“I was there in the room when we decided whether to let The Ultimate Fighter come on after Monday Night Raw. They had the right to approve or decline any programming that followed them.”

“I told [the WWE], they better not let [the UFC] on…Yeah, I’m the [expletive] that almost turned it down.”

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