This Day In Wrestling History – May 20th‏

May 20, 2011 - by Jamie Cruickshank


In 2001, WWF Judgment Day was held in Sacramento, California

– Kurt Angle defeats Chris Benoit in a 2-out-of-3 Falls Match
– Rhyno defeats Test & The Big Show in a Triple Threat Match to retain the WWF Hardcore Title
– Chyna defeats Lita to retain the WWF Womens Title
– Kane defeats Triple H in a Chain Match to win the WWF Intercontinental Title
– Chris Benoit & Chris Jericho won a 7-Team Tag Team Turmoil Match
– Steve Austin defeats The Undertaker in a No Holds Barred Match to retain the WWF Title

In 2007, WWE Judgment Day was held in St Louis, Missouri

– Bobby Lashley defeats Vince McMahon, Shane McMahon & Umaga in a Handicap Match (Vince retains the ECW Title as Lashley pinned Shane)
– Randy Orton defeats Shawn Michaels by knockout
– The Hardys (Matt & Jeff) defeat Lance Cade & Trevor Murdoch to retain the World Tag Team Titles
– Edge defeats Batista to retain the World Heavyweight Title
– MVP defeats Chris Benoit in a 2-out-of-3 Falls Match to win the WWE United States Title
– John Cena defeats The Great Khali to retain the WWE Title

Title Changes

1985 – Hiro Saito defeats The Cobra to win the WWF Junior Heavyweight Title


Happy birthday to former WWF and NWA Tag Team Champion BG James also known as Road Dogg (42) and former WCW star Dale Veasey who competed as Lt James Earl Wright (53)

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