This Day In Wrestling History – May 27th‏

May 27, 2012 - by Jamie Cruickshank


2005 – TNA’s contract with Fox Sports Net is not renewed. Impact airs for the final time on the network


In 1994, AAA TripleMania II-C was held in Tijuana, Mexico

– El Torero, Rey Misterio & Rey Misterio Jr defeat Fuerza Guerrera, Fishman & Pirata Morgan
– Blue Panther defeats Octagon by forfeit to win the Mexican National Middleweight Title
– Perro Aguayo, Lizmark, El Hijo Del Santo & Mascara Sagrada defeat La Parka, Psicosis, Black Cat & El Satanico
– Los Hermanos Dinamita (Cien Caras, Mascara Ano 2000 & Universo 2000) defeat Los Payasos (Coco Rojo, Coco Verde & Coco Amarillo) in a Cage Match
– Konnan defeats Jake Roberts in a Hair vs Hair Match

Title Changes

1959 – Jerry & Eddie Graham defeat Mark Lewin & Don Curtis to win the NWA Northeast United States Tag Team Titles

1970 – Luke Brown & Danny Hodge defeat The Hollywood Blondes (Jerry Brown & Buddy Roberts) to win the TSW United States Tag Team Titles

1977 – Jimmy Snuka defeats El Gran Goliath to win the Texas Heavyweight Title

1988 – Owen Hart defeats Hiroshi Hase to win the IWGP Junior Heavyweight Title

1997 – Johnny Ace & Kenta Kobashi defeat The Holy Demon Army (Toshiaki Kawada & Akira Taue) to win the AJPW Unified World Tag Team Titles

2002 – on Raw, Rob Van Dam defeats Eddie Guerrero in a Ladder Match to win the WWE Intercontinental Title. Also, Terri pins Steven Richards to win the WWE Hardcore Title, but loses it back to Richards later in the night


Happy birthday to current TNA and former WCW executive Eric Bischoff (57) and one-time WWE Divas Champion Natalya (30)

Also, today would have been the birthday of Canadian tag team star and SMW co-founder Sandy Scott (78)

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