This Day In Wrestling History – October 9th‏

Oct 9, 2011 - by Jamie Cruickshank


In 2005, WWE No Mercy was a Smackdown-exclusive event held in Houston, Texas. It was the final PPV appearance of Eddie Guerrero

– Chris Benoit defeats Booker T, Christian & Orlando Jordan in a Fatal Four Way Match to retain the WWE United States Title
– Randy Orton & Cowboy Bob Orton defeat The Undertaker in a Handicap Casket Match
– Juventud defeats Nunzio to win the WWE Cruiserweight Title
– Batista defeats Eddie Guerrero to retain the World Heavyweight Title

Title Changes

1981 – Bruiser Brody defeats Dory Funk Jr to win the NWA International Heavyweight Title

1982 – Nick Bockwinkel defeats Otto Wanz to win the AWA World Title

2000 – on Nitro, Misfits In Action (Corporal Cajun & Lieutenant Loco) defeat Sean O’Haire & Mark Jindrak to win the WCW Tag Team Titles, but would lose them back again later in the show

2001 – on Smackdown, Billy Kidman defeats X-Pac to win the WCW Cruiserweight Title

2002 – Syxx-Pac defeats Kid Kash, Tony Mamaluke, Ace Steel, AJ Styles, Jose Maximo & Joel Maximo in a Ladder Match to win the vacant TNA X-Division Title

2004 – Kensuke Sasaki defeats Kazuyuki Fujita to win the IWGP Heavyweight Title


Happy birthday to WWE Tough Enough 4 winner Daniel Puder (30), 2-time ECW Tag Team Champion Stevie Richards (40), former WWF and UWF Womens Champion Rockin Robin (47) and 3-time GHC Heavyweight Champion Jun Akiyama (42)

Also, today would have been the birthday of WWE Hall of Famer Eddie Guerrero (44)

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