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This Day In Wrestling History – March 6th‏



Title Changes

1979 – Jerry & Johnny Valiant defeat Tony Garea & Larry Zbyszko to win the WWWF Tag Team Titles

1991 – Hiroshi Hase & Kensuke Sasaki defeat Hiro Saito & Super Strong Machine to win the IWGP Tag Team Titles

1994 – The Public Enemy (Johnny Grunge & Rocco Rock) defeat Kevin Sullivan & The Tazmaniac to win the ECW Tag Team Titles

1996 – Lex Luger defeats Johnny B Badd to win the WCW Television Title

2001 – El Samurai & Jushin Liger defeat Koji Kanemoto & Minoru Tanaka to win the IWGP Junior Heavyweight Tag Team Titles

Birthdays

Happy birthday to former WCW United States and Tag Team Champion David Flair (32), former TNA World Champion Mr Anderson (35), former WWE wrestler Chad Wicks (33) and former WWF star and World Class Television Champion Killer Khan (64)

In Memoriam

Today the wrestling world lost one half of the first ever NWA Northeast United States Tag Team Champions (the belt that would become the WWWF US Tag Team Title) Don Curtis. He was 80. Curtis also found success in the Florida and Georgia territories, winning Tag Team Titles in both. He suffered a severe stroke at his home at the end of February, and died around 2 weeks later in hospital


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  1. Additional title changes:

    1953 Bull Curry def. Danny McShain for the NWA Texas Brass Knuckles Title

    1959 Angelo Savoldi def. Ivan the Terrible for the NWA World Junior Heavyweight Title

    1988 Kerry Von Erich def. Al Perez for the WCCW World Title

    1989 Gary Young def. Brickhouse Brown for the WCCW Texas Heavyweight Title

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