Blog question

Watching the 5/4/98 Raw Replay and in the middle of the Dan Severn v. Savio Vega match, Jim Ross plugs UFC XVII, complete with an on-screen graphic for the PPV…… what was that all about?

​Probably they had to make a deal with UFC to use Severn, and that was part of it.  Just a guess, but it's not unprecedented.  ​