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This Day In Wrestling History – January 6th‏



Events

In 2008, TNA Final Resolution was held in Orlando, Florida

– Gail Kim defeats Awesome Kong in a No-DQ Match to retain the TNA Womens Title
– Johnny Devine & Team 3D (Brother Ray & Brother Devon) defeat Jay Lethal & The Motor City Machine Guns (Chris Sabin & Alex Shelley) in an Ultimate X Match
– AJ Styles & Tomko defeat Kevin Nash & Samoa Joe to retain the TNA Tag Team Titles
– Kurt Angle defeats Christian Cage to retain the TNA World Title

Title Changes

1947 – Marshall Esteppe defeats Ken Fenelon to win the NWA Junior Heavyweight Title

1959 – Joe Christie wins a tournament to win the vacant Texas Brass Knuckles Title

1968 – Kintaro Ohki & Michiaki Yoshimura defeat Bill Miller & Rick Hunter to win the vacant JWA All Asia Tag Team Titles

1979 – The Assassin & Angel 1st defeat Terry Latham & Ricky Fields in the final of a tournament to win the vacant TSW Louisiana Tag Team Titles

1986 – Buddy Roberts defeats Mark Youngblood to win the WCCW Television Title

2003 – William Regal & Lance Storm defeat Booker T & Goldust to win the World Tag Team Titles

Birthdays

Happy birthday to former WCW & NWA Tag Team Champion Konnan (48), 2-time WWF Womens Champion Jacqueline (48) and retired Mexican star Fishman (61)

Also, today would have been the birthday of one-time IWGP Tag Team Champion Ludvig Borga (49), one-time WWF Tag Team Champion Moondog Spot (60) and 3-time WWWF Tag Team Champion ‘Professor’ Toru Tanaka (82)


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2 Responses

  1. chris says:

    Jacquilin was also Cruiserweight champ wasn’t she?

  2. Jamie says:

    That she was – for the record, Konnan is also a former WCW US and TV Champion, aswell as a AAA Heavyweight Champion, but I have to pick and choose what I include in order to keep the column short

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