Pro Wrestling Since 1997


This Day In Wrestling History – September 15th


1990 – Vince McMahon officially founds the World Bobdybuilding Federation (WBF)

2006 – WWE Smackdown airs for the final time on UPN


In 1996, WCW Fall Brawl was the first event to explicitly showcase WCW’s working relationship with Mexico’s AAA. It was held in Winston-Salem, North Carolina

– Konnan defeats Juventud Guerrera to retain the AAA Heavyweight Title – Rey Misterio Jr defeats Super Calo to retain the WCW Cruiserweight Title – Harlem Heat (Booker T & Stevie Ray) defeat The Nasty Boys (Brian Knobbs & Jerry Sags) to retain the WCW World Tag Team Titles – Team nWo (Hollywood Hogan, Scott Hall, Kevin Nash & nWo Sting) defeat Team WCW (Lex Luger, Ric Flair, Arn Anderson & Sting) in a WarGames Match

Title Changes

1979 – Pat Patterson is awarded the WWF Intercontinental Title after winning the WWF North American and South American Titles. This is the first WWF Intercontinental Title reign and saw the other two belts retire

1986 – Black Bart defeats Chris Adams to win the WCCW World Heavyweight Title

1988 – Footloose (Samson Fuyuki & Toshiaki Kawada) defeat Shinichi Nakano & Shunji Takano to win the AJPW All Asia Tag Team Titles

1997 – on Nitro, Curt Hennig defeats Steve McMichael to win the WCW United States Title

1998 – on Raw, X-Pac defeats D’Lo Brown to win the WWF European Title. Also, Jacqueline defeats Sable to win the reinstated WWF Womens Title

2005 – Jeff Jarrett defeats Raven to win the NWA World Title. This match never aired on TNA programming, having taken place at a BCW (Canadian indy) show


Happy birthday to former ECW wrestler Chad Austin, also known as Chad Bowman (39), the last ROH Top of the Class Trophy winner Rhett Titus (24), 2-time Open the Brave Gate Champion Genki Horiguchi (33) and current Smackdown General Manager Teddy Long (64)

Also, today would have been the birthday of 2-time AWA Tag Team Champion Wilbur Snyder (82)

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