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This Day In Wrestling History – August 24th‏



Events

In 2003, WWE Summerslam was held in Phoenix, Arizona

– on Heat, Rey Mysterio defeats Shannon Moore to retain the WWE Cruiserweight Title
– La Resistance (Rene Dupree & Sylvain Grenier) defeat The Dudley Boyz (Bubba Ray & D-Von) to retain the World Tag Team Titles
– Shane McMahon defeats Eric Bischoff in a Falls Count Anywhere Match
– Eddie Guerrero defeats Chris Benoit, Rhyno & Tajiri in a Fatal Four Way Match to retain the WWE United States Title
– Kurt Angle defeats Brock Lesnar to retain the WWE Title
– Kane defeats Rob Van Dam in a No Holds Barred Match
– Triple H defeats Goldberg, Chris Jericho, Randy Orton, Kevin Nash & Shawn Michaels in an Elimination Chamber Match to retain the World Heavyweight Title

Title Changes

1960 – The Fabulous Kangaroos (Al Costello & Roy Heffernan) defeat Red & Lou Bastien to win the NWA Northeast United States Tag Team Titles

1985 – The Dream Team (Brutus Beefcake & Greg Valentine) defeat The US Express (Barry Windham & Mike Rotundo) to win the WWF Tag Team Titles

1990 – The Steiner Brothers (Rick & Scott) defeat The Midnight Express to win the NWA United States Tag Team Titles

1992 – Miss Texas defeats Lauren Davenport to win the USWA Womens Title

1999 – on Smackdown, The Big Boss Man defeats Al Snow to win the WWF Hardcore Title

Birthdays

Happy birthday to WWE Hall of Famer Rocky Johnson (67), one-time WWE Cruiserweight Champion Sho Funaki (43) and current WWE Chairman and CEO Vince McMahon (66)


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One Response

  1. jack mccurry says:

    vinny mac is 66.…happy birthday boss

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