Pro Wrestling Since 1997


This Day In Wrestling History – April 30th‏


In 2000, WWF Backlash was held in Washington DC

– Edge & Christian defeat D-Generation X (Road Dogg & X-Pac) to retain the WWF Tag Team Titles
– Dean Malenko defeats Scotty 2 Hotty to retain the WWF Light Heavyweight Title
– Crash Holly defeats Matt Hardy, Jeff Hardy, Hardcore Holly, Perry Saturn & Tazz in a 6-Way Match to retain the WWF Hardcore Title
– Eddie Guerrero defeats Essa Rios to retain the WWF European Title
– Chris Benoit defeats Chris Jericho by DQ to retain the WWF Intercontinental Title
– The Rock defeats Triple H with Shane McMahon as special guest referee to win the WWF Title

In 2006, WWE Backlash was a Raw-exclusive event. It was held in Lexington, Kentucky

– Trish Stratus defeats Mickie James by DQ (James retains the WWE Womens Title)
– Rob Van Dam defeats Shelton Benjamin to retain the Money In The Bank contract and win the WWE Intercontinental Title
– Vince & Shane McMahon defeat Shawn Michaels & ‘God’ in a No Holds Barred Tornado Tag Team Match
– John Cena defeats Triple H & Edge in a Triple Threat Match to retain the WWE Title

Title Changes

1977 – Billy Graham defeats Bruno Sammartino to win the WWWF Title

1981 – Dory Funk Jr defeats Terry Funk (subbing for the injured Bruiser Brody) in the final of a tournament to win the vacant NWA International Heavyweight Title

1983 – Jos LeDuc defeats Dick Slater to win the NWA Television Title

1983 – Greg Valentine defeats Roddy Piper by referee stoppage to win the NWA United States Title. The match was stopped when Piper suffered a large cut over his left eye

1991 – Norio Honaga defeats Jushin Liger in the final of a tournament to win the vacant IWGP Junior Heavyweight Title

1998 – on Thunder, Chris Benoit defeats Booker T to win the WCW Television Title

2003 – Amazing Red defeats Kid Kash to win the TNA X-Division Title


Happy birthday to former WWE and TNA star Shawn Daivari (27)

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