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This Day In Wrestling History – May 31st‏



Events

In 1998, WWF Over The Edge: In Your House was held in Milwaukee, Wisconsin

– Marc Mero defeats Sable in an Intergender Match
– The Rock defeats Faarooq to retain the WWF Intercontinental Title
– Kane defeats Vader in a Mask vs Mask Match
– The Nation (Owen Hart, Kama Mustafa & D’Lo Brown) defeat D-Generation X (Triple H, Billy Gunn & Road Dogg) in a 6-Man Tag Team Match
– Steve Austin defeats Dude Love in a No-DQ Falls Count Anywhere Match with Vince McMahon as special guest referee to retain the WWF Title

Title Changes

1971 – Tom Jones & Billy Red Lyons defeat The Spoilers (1 & 2) to win the TSW United States Tag Team Titles

1979 – The Great Kojika & Motoshi Okuma defeat Butch Miller & Sweet Williams to win the AJPW All Asia Tag Team Titles

1999 – on Raw, Jeff Jarrett defeats The Godfather to win the WWF Intercontinental Title

1999 – on Nitro, The Jersey Triad (Bam Bam Bigelow & Diamond Dallas Page) defeat Perry Saturn (without co-champion Raven) to win the WCW Tag Team Titles

2000 – on Thunder, Perfect Event (Shawn Stasiak & Chuck Palumbo) defeat KroniK (Brian Adams & Bryan Clark) to win the WCW Tag Team Titles

2004 – on Raw, La Resistance (Robert Conway & Sylvain Grenier) defeat Chris Benoit & Edge to win the World Tag Team Titles

Birthdays

Happy birthday to former WCW Tag Team Champion Vampiro (44) and current GHC Heavyweight Champion Takashi Sugiura (41)


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