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This Day In Wrestling History – July 25th‏



Events

In 1999, WWF Fully Loaded was held in Buffalo, New York

– Jeff Jarrett defeats Edge to win the WWF Intercontinental Title, thus becoming the first 5-time Intercontinental Champion
– The Acolytes (Bradshaw & Faarooq) defeat The Hardy Boyz (Matt & Jeff) & Michael Hayes in a Handicap Tag Team Match to win the WWF Tag Team Titles
– D’Lo Brown defeats Mideon to win the WWF European Title
– The Big Boss Man defeats Al Snow to win the WWF Hardcore Title
– Road Dogg & X-Pac defeat Mr Ass & Chyna to win the rights to the ‘D-Generation X’ name
– Triple H defeats The Rock in a Strap Match
– Steve Austin defeats The Undertaker in a First Blood Match to win the WWF Title. As a result, Vince McMahon is no longer permitted to appear on WWF television

Title Changes

1966 – Tony Borne defeats Louie Tillet to win the Texas Brass Knuckles Title

1975 – Captain USA defeats Bruiser Brody to win the WCCW American Heavyweight Title

1980 – Johnny Mantell defeats Wahoo McDaniel to win the vacant MSW Louisiana Title

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

1983 – Jimmy Garvin defeats Kevin von Erich to win the vacant WCCW American Heavyweight Title

1988 – Steve & Shaun Simpson defeat John Tatum & Jack Victory to win the WCCW Texas Tag Team Titles

1997 – Gary Albright & Steve Williams defeat Johnny Ace & Kenta Kobashi to win the AJPW Unified World Tag Team Titles

Birthdays

Happy birthday to current IWGP Junior Heavyweight Tag Champion Prince Devitt (30), Japanese female legend Jaguar Yokota (50), former AAA World Champion El Zorro (36) and former WWE and current IWGP Tag Team Champion Kenzo Suzuki (37)


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3 Responses

  1. MulkeyMania says:

    Captain USA (Big John Studd) beat Brody for the American title in 1977 not 1975.

  2. Joey says:

    It only took 12 years for the Austin/Undertaker stipulation to come into effect.

  3. Jamie says:

    Woops, apologies for the typo

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