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This Day In Wrestling History – April 22nd‏



Title Changes

1968 – The Spoilers (#1 & #2) defeat Fritz von Erich & Billy Red Lyons to win the WCCW American Tag Team Titles

1996 – on Nitro, The Giant defeats Ric Flair to win the WCW World Title

2000 – Tommy Dreamer defeats Taz to win the ECW World Title, but loses the belt to Justin Credible later in the night

Birthdays

Happy birthday to WWE star Ezekiel Jackson (33), Japanese female star Kyoko Inoue (42) and former AAA World Heavyweight Champion Electroshock (41)

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3 Responses

  1. CMBurnham says:

    One additional Title change:

    1940 Jesse James def. Danny McShain for the NWA World Light Heavyweight Title

  2. chris says:

    Never heard of the Spoilers before

  3. Jamie says:

    @Chris – nor had I until I began compiling the Texas Titles

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