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This Day In Wrestling History – December 19th



Events

In 1999, WCW Starrcade was held in Washington DC. This event featured the match in which Bret Hart suffered his career-ending concussion

– Madusa defeats Evan Karagias to win the WCW Cruiserweight Title
– Norman Smiley defeats Meng to retain the WCW Hardcore Title
– Sting defeats The Total Package by DQ
– Kevin Nash defeats Sid Vicious in a Powerbomb Match
– Chris Benoit defeats Jeff Jarrett in a Ladder Match to retain the WCW United States Title
– Bret Hart defeats Goldberg in a No-DQ Match to retain the WCW World Title, though the title would be vacated on the following Nitro due to the controversial finish of the match

In 2009, ROH Final Battle, held in New York City, was the first ROH PPV to be broadcast live

– Eddie Kingston defeats Chris Hero in a Fight Without Honor
– The Briscoe Brothers (Mark & Jay) defeat The American Wolves (Eddie Edwards & Davey Richards) to win the ROH Tag Team Titles
– Jack Evans defeats Teddy Hart in an Unsanctioned Match with Julius Smokes as special guest referee
– Austin Aries fought Tyler Black to a one-hour time limit draw to retain the ROH World Title

In 2010, WWE TLC: Tables, Ladders & Chairs was held in Houston, Texas

– In a dark match, Daniel Bryan defeats Ted DiBiase to retain the WWE United States Title
– Dolph Ziggler defeats Kofi Kingston & Jack Swagger in a Triple Threat Ladder Match to retain the WWE Intercontinental Title
– Natalya & Beth Phoenix defeat Lay-Cool (Michelle McCool & Layla) in a Tag Team Tables Match
– Santino Marella & Vladimir Kozlov defeat The Nexus (Heath Slater & Justin Gabriel) by DQ to retain the WWE Tag Team Titles
– John Morrison defeats Sheamus in a Ladder Match
– The Miz defeats Randy Orton in a Tables Match to retain the WWE Title
– Edge defeats Kane, Rey Mysterio & Alberto Del Rio in a Fatal 4 Way TLC Match to win the World Heavyweight Title
– John Cena defeats Wade Barrett in a Chairs Match

Title Changes

1970 – Giant Baba defeats Gene Kiniski to win the NWA International Heavyweight Title

1973 – Ken Mantell defeats Danny Hodge to win the NWA Junior Heavyweight Title

1998 – Sabu defeats Taz to win the ECW FTW Title

2000 – on Smackdown, Edge & Christian defeat The Rock & The Undertaker with Kurt Angle as special guest referee to win the WWF Tag Team Titles

Birthdays

Happy birthday to former WWF, WCW, ECW and TNA wrestler Erik Watts (44) and Mexican star Villano IV (42)

Also, today would have been the birthday of former FMW owner Shoichi Arai (46)


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One Response

  1. chris says:

    Its funny to see how WCW tried to copy WWF and make Medusa their verison of Chyna

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