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This Day In Wrestling History – June 9th‏



Trivia

2000 – Tatsuhito Takaiwa wins the NJPW Best of the Super Juniors Tournament, defeating Shinjiro Otani in the final

Title Changes

1959 – The Golden Giant defeats Bull Curry to win the Texas Brass Knuckles Title

1966 – Johnny Valentine defeats Fritz von Erich to win the WCCW American Heavyweight Title

1980 – The Fabulous Freebirds (Terry Gordy & Michael Hayes) defeat Junkyard Dog & Buck Robley to win the MSW Tag Team Titles

1989 – Jeff Jarrett & Mil Mascaras defeat Super Zodiac II & Cactus Jack to win the WCCW World Tag Team Titles

1995 – The Holy Demon Army (Toshiaki Kawada & Akira Taue) defeat Kenta Kobashi & Mitsuharu Misawa to win the AJPW Unified World Tag Team Titles

1997 – on Nitro, Jeff Jarrett defeats Dean Malenko to win the WCW United States Title

1999 – Johnny Ace & Bart Gunn defeat Jun Akiyama & Kenta Kobashi to win the AJPW Unified World Tag Team Titles

2000 – The Holy Demon Army (Toshiaki Kawada & Akira Taue) defeat Vader & Steve Williams to win the AJPW Unified World Tag Team Titles

2004 – AJ Styles defeats Kazarian to win the TNA X-Division Title

2009 – the WWE Title is vacated after Batista suffers a torn left bicep. The title change is announced on WWE.com

Birthdays

Happy birthday to Mexican star Damian 666 (50)


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One Response

  1. CMBurnham says:

    My records show that this is also the birthday of Dutch Savage, who used to own a portion of the Pacific Northwest territory and I believe now works as an evangelist of sorts. He is still alive.

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