This Day In Wrestling History – February 6th‏

Feb 6, 2012 - by Jamie Cruickshank

Events

In 1990, NWA Clash of the Champions X: Texas Shootout was held in Corpus Christi, Texas

– Mil Mascaras defeats Cactus Jack
– The Steiner Brothers (Scott & Rick) defeat Doom (Butch Reed & Ron Simmons) in a Titles vs Masks Match to retain the NWA World Tag Team Titles and force Doom to unmask
– The Horsemen (Rick Flair, Ole Anderson & Arn Anderson) defeat Gary Hart International (The Dragonmaster, Buzz Sawyer & The Great Muta) in a Six-Man Tag Team Cage Match

Title Changes

1977 – Harley Race defeats Terry Funk to win the NWA World Title

1984 – King Parsons defeats Super Destroyer 1 to win the WCCW Television Title

1986 – Shiro Koshinaka defeats The Cobra in the final of a tournament to become the first IWGP Junior Heavyweight Champion

1995 – Jerry Lawler defeats Sid Vicious to win the USWA Unified World Heavyweight Title. This was Lawler’s 20th reign in the 7 year history of the belt

2001 – on Smackdown, Hardcore Holly defeats Raven to win the WWF Hardcore Title, but would lose it back to Raven before the end of the show

2009 – Kaz Hayashi defeats Naomichi Marufuji to win the AJPW Junior Heavyweight Title

2011 – Joe Doering & KONO defeat Taiyo Kea & Akebono to win the AJPW Unified World Tag Team Titles

Birthdays

As far as I’m aware, there are no significant birthdays today


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