This Day In Wrestling History – June 29th

Jun 29, 2011 - by Jamie Cruickshank


In 2008, WWE Night Of Champions, held in Dallas, Texas, saw all 8 WWE Titles defended

– John Morrison & The Miz defeat Finlay & Hornswoggle to retain the WWE Tag Team Titles – Matt Hardy defeats Chavo Guerrero to retain the WWE United States Title – Mark Henry defeats Kane & The Big Show to win the ECW Title – The Legacy (Ted DiBiase & Cody Rhodes) defeat Hardcore Holly in a Handicap Match to win the World Tag Team Titles (Rhodes had won the titles with Holly, but later turned on him) – Kofi Kingston defeats Chris Jericho to win the WWE Intercontinental Title – Mickie James defeats Katie Lea Burchill to retain the WWE Womens Title – Edge defeats Batista to retain the World Heavyweight Title – Triple H defeats John Cena to retain the WWE Title

Title Changes

1987 – Tony Atlas & Skip Young defeat Ted Arcidi & Texas Young in the final of a tournament to win the vacant Texas Tag Team Titles

1998 – on Raw, Steve Austin defeats Kane to win the WWF Title, ending Kane’s reign the night after it begun

1999 – on Raw, The Hardy Boyz (Matt & Jeff) defeat The Acolytes (Bradshaw & Faarooq) to win the WWF Tag Team Titles

2002 – The WWE Hardcore Title’s 24/7 Rule sees the belt pass from Bradshaw to Shawn Stasiak, to Spike Dudley, to Steven Richards and back to Bradshaw


Happy birthday to former WWE developmental talent Chris Rombola, UK legend Johnny Saint (69) and former WWE Diva Serena Deeb (25)

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