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This Day In Wrestling History – February 25th‏



Events

In 1990 NWA WrestleWar: Wild Thing was the second and last WrestleWar event under the NWA banner. It was held in Greensboro, North Carolina

– The Road Warriors (Hawk & Animal) defeat The Skyscrapers (Mark Callous & The Masked Skyscraper) in a Chicago Street Fight
– Brian Pillman & Tom Zenk defeat The Freebirds (Jimmy Garvin & Michael Hayes) to retain the NWA United States Tag Team Titles
– The Steiner Brothers (Rick & Scott) defeat Arn & Ole Anderson to retain the NWA World Tag Team Titles
– Ric Flair defeats Lex Luger by countout to retain the NWA World Title

In 2001, WWF No Way Out was held in Las Vegas, Nevada

– The Big Show defeats Raven to win the WWF Hardcore Title
– Chris Jericho defeats Chris Benoit, Eddie Guerrero & X-Pac in a Fatal-Four Way Match to retain the WWF Intercontinental Title
– Triple H defeats Steve Austin in a 3 Stages Of Hell Match
– The Dudley Boyz defeat Edge & Christan & The Brothers of Destruction (The Undertaker & Kane) in a 3-Way Tables Match to retain the WWF Tag Team Titles
– The Rock defeats Kurt Angle to win the WWF Title

Title Changes

1963 – Bull Curry defeats Rock Hunter to win the Texas Brass Knuckles Title

1995 – Chris Benoit & Dean Malenko defeat Sabu & The Tazmaniac to win the ECW Tag Team Titles

1995 – Bill Dundee defeats Jerry Lawler to win the USWA Unified World Heavyweight Title

Birthdays

Happy birthday to WWE Hall of Famer Ric Flair (63), 3-time WCW Tag Team Champion Sean O’Haire (41), 2-time ECW Tag Team Champion Doug ‘Super Destroyer’ Stahl (49), former WWE talent Steve ‘DJ Gabriel’ Lewington (29) and ‘The First Lady of ROH’ Maria Kanellis (30)


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