This Day In Wrestling History – May 14th‏

May 14, 2011 - by Jamie Cruickshank


1998 – Taz introduces the FTW Title to ECW


In 1995, WWF held the first In Your House PPV in Syracuse, New York. This event signaled the beginning of the WWF’s monthly PPVs

– Bret Hart defeats Hakushi
– Razor Ramon defeats Jeff Jarrett & The Roadie in a Handicap Match
– Mabel defeats Adam Bomb in a King Of The Ring Qualifying Match
– Owen Hart & Yokozuna defeat The Smoking Gunns (Billy & Bart) to retain the WWF Tag Team Titles
– Jerry Lawler defeats Bret Hart
– Diesel defeats Sycho Sid by DQ to retain the WWF Title

In 2000, the final ECW Hardcore Heaven was held in Milwaukee, Wisconsin

– Masato Tanaka defeats Balls Mahoney
– Little Guido defeats Mikey Whipwreck & Simon Diamond in a 3-Way Dance
– Super Nova & Chris Chetti defeat Da Baldies (Angel & Tony DeVito) and Danny Doring & Amish Roadkill in a 3-Way Dance
– Rhino defeats The Sandman to retain the ECW Television Title
– Jerry Lynn defeats Rob Van Dam
– Justin Credible defeats Lance Storm to retain the ECW World Title

In 2006, TNA Sacrifice was held in Orlando, Florida

– Jushin Liger defeats Petey Williams in a World X Cup Match
– America’s Most Wanted (Chris Harris & James Storm) defeat AJ Styles & Christopher Danield to retain the NWA Tag Team Titles
– Petey Williams won a World X Cup Gauntlet
– Sting & Samoa Joe defeat Jeff Jarrett & Scott Steiner
– Christian Cage defeats Abyss in a Full Metal Mayhem Match to retain the NWA World Title

Title Changes

1975 – John Tolos defeats Al Madril to win the Texas Heavyweight Title

1975 – Danny Miller defeats Skandar Akbar to win the TSW North American Title

2002 – on Smackdown, The Hurricane defeats Tajiri & Billy Kidman in a Triple Threat Match to win the WWE Cruiserweight Title

2003 – Chris Sabin defeats Amazing Red & Jerry Lynn in a 3-Way Dance to win the TNA X-Division Title

2005 – Hirooki Goto & Minoru defeat Koji Kanemoto & Wataru Inoue to win the IWGP Junior Heavyweight Tag Team Titles. Also, Hiroyoshi Tenzan defeats Satoshi Kojima to win the IWGP Heavyweight Title


Happy birthday to notorious former WCW trainer Sgt Buddy Lee Parker (51), decorated tag team star Tommy Rogers (50), famed WCW manager Col. Robert Parker (60), one-time WWE Tag Team Champion Zack Ryder (26) and former WCW, IWGP and AJPW Heavyweight Champion Vader (54)

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