This Day In Wrestling History – March 5th

Mar 5, 2012 - by Jamie Cruickshank


2000 – Abismo Negro wins the AAA Rey de Reyes Tournament, defeating El Alebrije, Charly Manson & Cibernetico

Title Changes

1971 – Wahoo McDaniel defeats Toru Tanaka to win the WCCW American Heavyweight Title

1976 – The Fabulous Moolah defeats Sue Green to win the NWA Womens Title. Current WWE Title Histories do not recognise this change

1978 – Johnny Weaver defeats Baron von Raschke to win the NWA Television Title

1999 – Logan Caine defeats Viper in the final of a tournament to win the vacant NWA Junior Heavyweight Title

2001 – on Raw, The Hardy Boyz (Matt & Jeff) defeat The Dudley Boyz (Bubba Ray & D-Von) to win the WWF Tag Team Titles

2003 – Takeshi Rikio ends Kenta Kobashi’s 2-year reign as GHC Heavyweight Champion

2005 – Jay Lethal defeats John Walters to win the ROH Pure Title

2006 – Minoru Fujita & Ikuto Hidaka defeat Yoshinobu Kanemaru & Takashi Sugiura to win the GHC Junior Heavyweight Tag Team Titles

2010 – Eddie Edwards defeats Davey Richards in the final of a tournament to become the first ROH Television Champion

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