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This Day In Wrestling History – February 8th‏



Events

In 2009, TNA Against All Odds was held in Orlando, Florida. This was the first TNA PPV to broadcast in HD

– Alex Shelley defeats Eric Young to retain the TNA X-Division Titles
– Awesome Kong defeats ODB to retain the TNA Knockouts Title
– Booker T defeats Shane Sewell to retain the TNA Legends Title
– Beer Money Inc (James Storm & Robert Roode) defeat Lethal Consequences (Jay Lethal & Consequences Creed) to retain the TNA Tag Team Titles
– Sting defeats Kurt Angle, Brother Ray & Brother Devon to retain the TNA World Title

Title Changes

1971 – Pedro Morales defeats Ivan Koloff to win the WWWF Title

1985 – Chris Adams defeats Kerry von Erich to win the WCCW American Heavyweight Title

1986 – Randy Savage defeats Tito Santana to win the WWF Intercontinental Title

1992 – Jushin Liger defeats Norio Honaga to win the IWGP Junior Heavyweight Title and retain the WCW Light Heavyweight Title

1999 – Roddy Piper defeats Bret Hart to win the WCW United States Title

2000 – on Smackdown, Kurt Angle defeats Val Venis to win the WWF European Title

2010 – on Raw, ShoMiz (Big Show & The Miz) defeat D-Generation X (Triple H & Shawn Michaels) & The Straight-Edge Society (CM Punk & Luke Gallows) to win the WWE Unified Tag Team Titles

Birthdays

Happy birthday to former WWF Tag Team Champion Jim Neidhart (57) and the only man to hold the WWF/E, WCW and ECW World Titles The Big Show (40)

Also, today would have been the birthday of WWE Hall of Famers ‘Sensational’ Sherri Martel (54) and ‘Classy’ Freddie Blassie (94)






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