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This Day In Wrestling History – May 25th



Trivia

2002 – WWE Confidential airs for the first time on Spike TV. This was a fairly radical show for WWE, as it did not feature wrestling, rather it showcased WWE behind the scenes. The programme occasionally broke kayfabe, something unheard of for WWE at that time

Title Changes

1986 – Terry Taylor defeats Buzz Sawyer to win the UWF Television Title

1989 – Jushin Liger defeats Hiroshi Hase to win the IWGP Junior Heavyweight Title

1989 – Salman Hashimikov defeats Big Van Vader to win the IWGP Heavyweight Title

1992 – Tsuyoshi Kikuchi & Kenta Kobashi defeat Doug Furnas & Dan Kroffat to win the AJPW All Asia Tag Team Titles

1997 – on Raw, Steve Austin & Shawn Michaels defeat The British Bulldog & Owen Hart to win the WWF Tag Team Titles

1999 – on Raw, The Acolytes (Bradshaw & Faarooq) defeat Kane & X-Pac to win the WWF Tag Team Titles

2002 – the WWE Hardcore Title is passed from Steven Richards to Tommy Dreamer, to Raven and back to Richards

Birthdays

Happy birthday to Puerto Rican star Ricky Banderas known for his TNA run as Judas Mesias (36), former WWF manager Frenchy Martin (61) and Royal Rumble 2011 winner Alberto Del Rio (34)


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One Response

  1. deathedge says:

    I kind of liked Confidential at first, but it lost it’s thunder after a few weeks.

    Still I wouldn’t mind it coming back on WWE’s network.

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