This Day In Wrestling History – June 1st‏

Jun 1, 2012 - by Jamie Cruickshank


2007 – Owen Hart is inducted into the GERWECK.NET Hall of Fame, with 89% of the reader votes

2008 – Jim Ross is inducted into the GERWECK.NET Hall of Fame, securing 87% of the reader votes

2009 – Roddy Piper is inducted into the GERWECK.NET Hall of Fame, securing 92% of the reader votes

2010 – Wade Barrett wins WWE NXT season one


In 2008, the 4th and final WWE One Night Stand was held in San Diego, California

– Jeff Hardy defeats Umaga in a Falls Count Anywhere Match
– Big Show defeats CM Punk, John Morrison, Tommy Dreamer & Chavo Guerrero in a Singapore Cane Match
– John Cena defeats JBL in a First Blood Match
– Beth Phoenix defeats Melina in an I Quit Match
– Batista defeats Shawn Michaels in a Stretcher Match
– Triple H defeats Randy Orton in a Last Man Standing Match to retain the WWE Title
– Edge defeats The Undertaker in a TLC Match to win the vacant World Heavyweight Title and banish The Undertaker from the WWE

Title Changes

1979 – Jose Lothario & El Halcon defeat The Spoiler & Mark Lewin to win the WCCW American Tag Team Titles

2009 – on Raw, Kofi Kingston defeats MVP to win the WWE United States Title


Happy birthday to one-time World Class Heavyweight Champion Black Bart (64), former SMW and All Japan Tag Team Champion Jackie Fulton (49), IWA:MS founder Ian Rotten (42), one-time TNA World Champion James Storm (35) and indy regular Scoot Andrews (41)

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