This Day In Wrestling History – April 3rd

Apr 3, 2011 - by Jamie Cruickshank


In 2005, Wrestlemania 21 was held in Los Angeles, California

 – Edge wins the first ever Money In The Bank Ladder Match

 – Trish Stratus defeats Christy Hemme to retain the WWE Womens Title

 – Kurt Angle defeats Shawn Michaels

 – Akebono defeats The Big Show in a Sumo Match

 – John Cena defeats JBL to win the WWE Title

 – Batista defeats Triple H to win the World Heavyweight Title

Title Changes

1983 – Dick Slater defeats Roddy Piper to win the NWA Television Title

1993 – Don Muraco defeats The Sandman to win the NWA-ECW Title. Also, The Suicide Blondes (Chris Candido, Johnny Hotbody & Chris Michaels) defeat Tony Stetson & Larry Winters to win the ECW Tag Team Titles. They are allowed to defend the titles under the Freebird Rule

1995 – on Raw, Alundra Blayze defeats Bull Nakano to win the WWF Womens Title

2000 – on Raw, Eddie Guerrero defeats Chris Jericho to win the WWF European Title. Also, Crash Holly defeats Hardcore Holly to win the WWF Hardcore Title

2001 – on Smackdown, Triple H defeats Chris Jericho to win the WWF Intercontinental Title

2006 – on Raw, The Spirit Squad (represented by Mikey & Kenny) defeat The Big Show & Kane to win the World Tag Team Titles. The group chose to defend the belts under the Freebird Rule


Happy birthday to former UWA Heavyweight Champion Tiger Jeet Singh (63) and former champion in ECW, WCW and WWF/E Lance Storm (42)

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