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This Day In Wrestling History – March 11th‏



Events

In 2007, TNA Destination X was held in Orlando, Florida

– The Voodoo Kin Mafia (Kip & BG James) defeat The Heartbreakers (Antonio Thomas & Romeo Roselli)
– Chris Sabin defeats Jerry Lynn in a 2-out-of-3 Falls Match to retain the TNA X-Division Title
– Sting defeats Abyss in a Casket Match
– Christian Cage defeats Samoa Joe to retain the NWA World Title

Title Changes

1993 – Sting defeats Big Van Vader to win the WCW World Title

2002 – on Raw, Al Snow defeats Goldust to win the WWF Hardcore Title

2007 – Giant Bernard & Travis Tomko defeat Wild Child (Manabu Nakanishi & Takao Omori) to win the IWGP Tag Team Titles

Birthdays

Happy birthday to former TNA personality Jonny Fairplay (37), former ECW Tag and Television Champion ‘Pitbull #1′ Gary Wolfe (44), hardcore legend Abdullah The Butcher (62) and UK indy star Robbie Brookside (45)

In Memoriam

Sadly, the wrestling world has lost 3 personalities on this date. In 1993, former WWF Tag Team ChampionDino Bravo was shot dead at the age of 44. In 2010, former WWWF Tag Team Champion Jerry Valiant succumbed to Alzheimer’s aged 63 and tag team legend Sandy Scott lost his battle with cancer at 76

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2 Responses

  1. MulkeyMania says:

    Abdullah the Butcher’s birthday is January 11, not March 11.

  2. Jamie says:

    Hmm, apologies for that one, not quite sure how I’ve managed to get that one mixed up

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