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This Day In Wrestling History – July 3rd‏



Trivia

2006 – Kaz Hayashi defeats Katsuhiko Nakajima in the final of the first AJPW Junior League

Title Changes

1975 – Johnny Valentine defeats Harley Race to win the NWA Mid-Atlantic United States Title

1986 – Velvet McIntyre defeats The Fabulous Moolah to win the WWF Womens Title

1989 – PY Chu-Hi defeats Eric Embry to win the WCCW Texas Heavyweight Title

1992 – El Dandy defeats Negro Casas to win the vacant CMLL World Middleweight Title

1995 – The Rock n Roll Express (Ricky Morton & Robert Gibson) defeat PG-13 (JC Ice & Wolfie D) to win the vacant NWA Tag Team Titles

2001 – on Smackdown, Billy Kidman defeats Shane Helms to win the WCW Cruiserweight Title

2006 – on Raw, Edge defeats John Cena & Rob Van Dam in a Triple Threat Match to win the WWE Title

2006 – Taiyo Kea defeats Satoshi Kojima to win the AJPW Triple Crown Title

Birthdays

Happy birthday to one-time NWA Tag Team Champion Johnny Swinger (37)

Also, today would have been the birthday of former IWGP Heavyweight and AJPW Triple Crown Champion Shinya Hashimoto (47)

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One Response

  1. CMBurnham says:

    Today would also have been the birthday of Arman Hussein, who had runs in the south in the 70s. He probably had his biggest exposure in World Class in the very early 80s, where he led H&H Limited with Gary Hart.

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