This Day In Wrestling History – August 11th‏

Aug 11, 2012 - by Jamie Cruickshank

Trivia

1990 – the AWA holds it’s final television taping

1991 – Masahiro Chono wins the NJPW G1 Climax Tournament, defeating Keiji Mutoh in the final

2002 – Masahiro Chono wins the NJPW G1 Climax Tournament, defeating Yoshihiro Takayama in the final

Title Changes

1986 – Steve Simpson defeats Buzz Sawyer to win the WCCW Television Title

2002 – the WWE Hardcore Title is passed from Tommy Dreamer to Shawn Stasiak, to Steven Richards and back to Dreamer

2004 – Petey Williams defeats Amazing Red in the final of a Gauntlet for the Gold to win the TNA X-Division Title

2008 – on Raw, Legacy (Ted DiBiase Jr & Cody Rhodes) defeat Batista & John Cena to win the World Tag Team Titles

Birthdays

Happy birthday to 12-time World Champion Hulk Hogan (59), 3-time IWGP Junior Heavyweight Champion Norio Honaga (57) and former ECW manager Bill Alfonso (55)

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