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This Day In Wrestling History – March 28th



Trivia

2003 – Satoshi Kojima wins the AJPW Champion’s Carnival, defeating Arashi in the final

2010 – Gorilla Monsoon is inducted into the GERWECK.NET Hall of Fame, securing 90% of the reader votes

Events

In 1999, WWF Wrestlemania XV was held in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

– Hardcore Holly defeats Billy Gunn & Al Snow in a Triple Threat Match to win the WWF Hardcore Title
– Owen Hart & Jeff Jarrett defeat Test & D’Lo Brown to retain the WWF Tag Team Titles
– Butterbean defeats Bart Gunn in a Brawl For All Match
– Road Dogg defeats Ken Shamrock, Goldush & Val Venis in a Four Corners Elimination Match to retain the WWF Intercontinental Title
– Sable defeats Tori to retain the WWF Womens Title
– Shane McMahon defeats X-Pac to retain the WWF European Title
– The Undertaker defeats The Big Boss Man in a Hell In A Cell Match
– Steve Austin defeats The Rock in a No-DQ Match to win the WWF Title

In 2010, WWE Wrestlemania XXVI was held in Glendale, Arizona

– ShoMiz (The Big Show & The Miz) defeat John Morrison & R-Truth to retain the WWE Unified Tag Team Titles
– Jack Swagger wins the Money In The Bank Ladder Match
– Bret Hart defeats Vince McMahon in a No Holds Barred Match with Bruce Hart as special guest referee
– Chris Jericho defeats Edge to retain the World Heavyweight Title
– John Cena defeats Batista to retain the WWE Title
– The Undertaker defeats Shawn Michaels to go 18-0 at Wrestlemania and force Shawn Michaels to retire

Title Changes

1983 – King Parsons defeats Tola Yatsu to win the WCCW Television Title

1984 – Tully Blanchard defeats Mark Youngblood to win the NWA Television Title

2000 – on Smackdown, Stephanie McMahon defeats Jacqueline to win the WWF Womens Title

2004 – Bob Sapp defeats Kensuke Sasaki to win the IWGP Heavyweight Title

Birthdays

Happy birthday to one-time USWA Television Champion Brickhouse Brown (54), former WWE wrestler Rory McAllister (36) and former WWF and NWA wrestler The Warlord (50)

Also, today would have been the birthday of former WWF/E Intercontinental Champions Eddie ‘Umaga’ Fatu (39) and ‘Mr Perfect’ Curt Hennig (54)


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6 Responses

  1. Jesse says:

    John Cena didn’t retain the WWE title, he won it.

  2. Jamie says:

    Thanks, typo

  3. James says:

    Today is also the birthday of British wrestling legend Tony St. Clair (65)

  4. NCW Promoter says:

    Awesome Talent Umaga Is Missed A Great Big Man

    One Of The Greatest In This Business At Anytime “Mr Perfect” Curt Hennig Is Missed A Great Talker Worker And Professional Wrestler Both Are Very Missed

  5. kidd-cage says:

    Don’t forget:
    Wrestlmania XV: Kane def. Triple H via DQ

    WrestleMania XXVI: Randy Orton def. Cody Rhodes & Ted DiBiase in a Triple Threat Match

  6. Jamie says:

    James – thanks, I’ll get that added

    NCW – great comments, thanks

    kidd-cage – Thanks, I’m aware of those matches, but again, to keep the column as short as possible, I’ve only included the ‘most important’ matches

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