Pro Wrestling Since 1997


This Day In Wrestling History – July 11th‏


In 1999, WCW Bash At The Beach was held in Fort Lauderdale, Florida

– Rick Steiner defeats Van Hammer to retain the WCW Television Title
– David Flair defeats Dean Malenko to retain the WCW United States Title
– Fit Finlay wins a Junkyard Invitational Match to win the WCW Hardcore Trophy
– The Jersey Triad (Diamond Dallas Page, Chris Kanyon & Bam Bam Bigelow) defeat Perry Saturn & Chris Benoit to retain the WCW World Tag Team Titles
– Randy Savage & Sid Vicious defeat Kevin Nash & Sting. Savage pinned Nash to win the WCW World Title

In 2004, WWE Vengeance was a Raw-exclusive event, held in Hartford, Connecticut

– La Resistance (Robert Conway & Sylvain Grenier) defeat Ric Flair & Eugene by DQ to retain the World Tag Team Titles
– Matt Hardy defeats Kane in a No-DQ Match
– Edge defeats Randy Orton to win the WWE Intercontinental Title
– Chris Benoit defeats Triple H to retain the World Heavyweight Title

In 2010, TNA Victory Road was held in Orlando, Florida

– Douglas Williams defeats Brian Kendrick in an Ultimate X & Submission Match to retain the TNA X-Division Title (the wrestlers could either retrieve the title belt or make their opponent submit. Williams forced Kendrick to submit)
– Angelina Love defeats Madison Rayne in a Title vs Career Match to win the TNA Knockouts Title
– Jay Lethal defeats Ric Flair
– The Motor City Machine Guns (Alex Shelley & Chris Sabin) defeat Beer Money Inc (James Storm & Robert Roode) to win the vacant TNA World Tag Team Titles
– Rob Van Dam defeats Jeff Hardy, Mr Anderson & Abyss in a 4-Way Match to retain the TNA World Title

Title Changes

1961 – Gene Kiniski defeats Verne Gagne to win the AWA World Title

1981 – Ed Wiskowski & Mike George defeat Eddie Gilbert & Ricky Morton to win the TSW Tag Team Titles

1983 – Chris Adams defeats The Mongol to win the WCCW Television Title

1987 – Lex Luger defeats Nikita Koloff to win the NWA United States Title

1987 – Steve Williams defeats Bubba Rogers to win the UWF Heavyweight Title. Williams would be the final champion before UWF was absorbed into JCP

1989 – Stan Hansen & Genichiro Tenryu defeat Jumbo Tsuruta & Yoshiaki Yatsu to win the AJPW Unified World Tag Team Titles


Happy birthday to former AWA World Champion Dick Beyer, also known as Dr X and The Destroyer (81), former WCW Tag Team Champion Butch Reed (57) and one-time WWE and World Tag Team Champion Tyson Kidd (31)

Post Category: News

Tags: , , , , , , ,

Leave a Reply



Is Vince McMahon out of touch?

Loading ... Loading ...

Does Arnold Schwarzenegger belong in the WWE hall of fame?

Loading ... Loading ...

Should Jimmy Hart be inducted into the GERWECK.NET Hall of Fame?

Loading ... Loading ...