This Day In Wrestling History – March 18th‏

Mar 18, 2012 - by Jamie Cruickshank


2006 – WWE Saturday Night’s Main Event returns to NBC

2007 – La Parka wins the AAA Rey de Reyes Tournament, defeating Octagon, Abismo Negro, Rhino, Fuerza Guerrera & Latin Lover

2011 – Extreme Tiger wins the AAA Rey de Reyes Tournament, defeating Carlito Caribbean Cool, LA Park & El Mesias


In 2001, WCW Greed was the final PPV event held by the company before it was bought by Vince McMahon

– Elix Skipper & Kid Romeo defeat Rey Misterio Jr & Billy Kidman to become the first WCW Cruiserweight Tag Team Champions
– Shane Helms defeats Chavo Guerrero Jr to win the WCW Cruiserweight Title
– The Natural Born Thrillers (Sean O’Haire & Chuck Palumbo) defeat Totally Buff (Lex Luger & Buff Bagwell) to retain the WCW World Tag Team Titles
– Booker T defeats Rick Steiner to win the WCW United States Title
– Dusty & Dustin Rhodes defeat Ric Flair & Jeff Jarrett
– Scott Steiner defeats Diamond Dallas Page in a Falls Count Anywhere Match to retain the WCW World Title

Title Changes

1963 – Louie Tillet defeats Bull Curry to win the Texas Brass Knuckles Title

1976 – The Hollywood Blondes (Jerry Brown & Buddy Roberts) defeat Greg Valentine & Gorgeous George Jr to win the TSW United States Tag Team Titles

2007 – The Black Family (Dark Cuervo & Dark Ozz) defeat Crazy Boy & Joe Lider, Alan Stone & Zumbido and Pegasso & Super Fly in an Elimination Match to become the first AAA Tag Team Champions


Happy birthday to Chikara founder Mike Quackenbush (36) and 3-time WWF Tag Team Champion Rick Martel (56)

Also, today would have been the birthday of former WWF and ECW wrestler Mike ‘Mad Dog’ Bell (41)

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