This Day In Wrestling History – July 31st‏

Jul 31, 2011 - by Steve Gerweck

Title Changes

1964 – Karl Kox defeats Bull Curry to win the Texas Brass Knuckles Title

1986 – Stan Hansen defeats Jumbo Tsuruta to win the NWA International Heavyweight Title

1986 – Hiro Saito defeats Brad Armstrong in the final of a tournament to become the first AJPW Junior Heavyweight Champion

1988 – Jumbo Tsuruta & Yoshiaki Yatsu defeat Terry Gordy & Stan Hansen to win the AJPW Unified World Tag Team Titles

1992 – the WCW United States Tag Team Titles are retired. The final champions were The Barbarian and Dick Slater

2000 – on Nitro, Lance Storm defeats Lieutenant Loco to win the WCW Cruiserweight Title


Happy birthday to WWE Executive John Laurinaitis (46), former WWE, ECW and TNA wrestler Kid Kash (42) and one-time ROH Pure Champion John Walters (32)

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