This Day In Wrestling History – June 10th‏

Jun 10, 2012 - by Jamie Cruickshank


2011 – Kota Ibushi wins the NJPW Best of the Super Juniors tournament, defeating Ryusuke Taguchi in the final


In 1995, AAA TripleMania III-A was held in Orizaba, Mexico

– Los Villanos (I, II & III) defeat Los Payasos (Coco Rojo, Coco Verde & Coco Amarillo)
– Super Calo & Winners fought Marabunta & Angel Mortal to a draw in a Relevos Suicidas Tag Team Match
– Konnan, Perro Aguayo, La Parka & Octagon defeat Cien Caras, Mascara Ano 2000, Pentagon & Jerry Estrada
– In a 13-man Mask vs Mask Elimination Cage Match, Payasito Rojo is forced to unmask after being the last man left in the cage

Title Changes

1978 – Rick Steamboat defeats Paul Jones to win the NWA Television Title

1979 – Bruiser Brody defeats Mark Lewin to win the Texas Brass Knuckles Title

1983 – Harley Race defeats Ric Flair to win the NWA World Title

1985 – Tim Brooks defeats Scott Casey to win the WCCW Television Title

1988 – Masa Saito & Riki Choshu defeat Kengo Kimura & Tatsumi Fujinami to win the IWGP Tag Team Titles

1988 – Jumbo Tsuruta & Yoshiaki Yatsu defeat The Road Warriors (Hawk & Animal) to unify the PWF Tag Team Titles and the NWA International Tag Team Titles. The new title is referred to as the AJPW Unified World Tag Team Titles

1995 – Hiroyoshi Tenzan & Masahiro Chono defeat Junji Hirata & Shinya Hashimoto to win the vacant IWGP Tag Team Titles


As far as I’m aware, there are no significant birthdays on this date

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