This Day In Wrestling History – March 12th‏

Mar 12, 2012 - by Jamie Cruickshank


2010 – Chessman wins the AAA Rey de Reyes Tournament, defeating Hernandez & Marco Corleone


In 2000, the third and final ECW Living Dangerously was held in Danbury, Connecticut

– Mike Awesome defeats Kid Kash to retain the ECW World Title
– Super Nova & Chris Chetti defeat Gedo & Jado
– New Jack fought Vic Grimes to a no contest after both men were legitimately knocked out after falling from a scaffold
– The Impact Players (Lance Storm & Justin Credible) defeat Raven & Mike Awesome and Tommy Dreamer & Masato Tanaka in a 3-Way Dance to win the ECW Tag Team Titles
– Super Crazy defeats Rhino in the final of a tournament to win the vacant ECW Television Title

In 2006, TNA Destination X was held in Orlando, Florida

– The James Gang (BG & Kip James) & Bob Armstrong defeat The Latin American Exchange (Konnan, Homicide & Machete)
– Chris Sabin defeats Petey Williams, Sonjay Dutt & Puma in a Four Way Match
– Jeff Jarrett, Abyss, Chris Harris & James Storm defeat Rhino, Ron Killings, Brother Ray & Brother Devon in an 8-Man War
– Christopher Daniels defeats Samoa Joe & AJ Styles in an Ultimate X Match to win the TNA X Division Title
– Christian Cage defeats Monty Brown to retain the NWA World Title

Title Changes

1962 – Jack Dalton 1st defeats Bull Curry to win the Texas Brass Knuckles Title

1979 – Mike Sharpe Jr defeats Ron Bass to win the TSW Brass Knucks Title

1983 – Tiger Conway Jr & Mr Wrestling II defeat The Rat Pack (Ted DiBiase & Matt Borne) to win the MSW Tag Team Titles

1984 – Mr Wrestling II defeats Junkyard Dog to win the MSW North American Title

1989 – Jeff Jarrett & Kerry von Erich defeat The Stud Stable (Robert Fuller & Jimmy Golden) to win the WCCW World Tag Team Titles

1990 – Jerry Lawler defeats Jimmy Valiant to win the USWA Unified World Heavyweight Title. Incidentally, this makes Lawler a 5-time champion in the just over 2-year history of the title

2002 – on Smackdown, Maven defeats Al Snow to win the WWF Hardcore Title

2004 – American Dragon & Curry Man defeat Gedo & Jado to win the IWGP Junior Heavyweight Tag Team Titles. Also, Kensuke Sasaki defeats Hiroyoshi Tenzan to win the IWGP Heavyweight Title

2010 – Electroshock defeats El Mesias & Mr Anderson in a 3-Way Dance to win the AAA Heavyweight Title


Happy birthday to 3-time NWA Tag Team Champion Vito DeNucci (41), former ECW and WWE star Nunzio (40), 2-time FIP Heavyweight Champion Erick Stevens (30), Tough Enough 1 winner Nidia Guenard (33), WWE Hall of Famer Mae Young (89), one-time TNA Tag Team Champion Anarquia (38) and 3-time GHC Junior Heavyweight Champion KENTA (31)

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