Pro Wrestling Since 1997

Menu

This Day In Wrestling History – September 16th



Trivia

2011 – La Sombra wins the CMLL Universal Championship Tournament, defeating Averno in the final

Events

In 2001, New Japan Pro Wrestling held an untitled PPV in Nagoya, Japan

– Gedo & Jado defeat Katsuyori Shibata & Wataru Inoue to retain the IWGP Junior Heavyweight Tag Team Titles
– Masayuki Naruse defeats El Samurai to retain the IWGP Junior Heavyweight Title
– Kokushi & Hakushi defeat Masa Chono & Mike Barton
– Ten-Koji (Hiroyoshi Tenzan & Satoshi Kojima) defeat Mitsuya Nagai & Toshiaki Kawada
– Don Frye defeats Scott Norton to win the G-1 World League
– Manabu Nakanishi defeats Gary Goodridge

In 2007, WWE Unforgiven was held in Memphis, Tennessee

– CM Punk defeats Elijah Burke to retain the ECW Title
– Matt Hardy & MVP defeat Deuce n Domino to retain the WWE Tag Team Titles
– Candice Michelle defeats Beth Phoenix to retain the WWE Womens Title
– Batista defeats Rey Mysterio & The Great Khali in a Triple Threat Match to win the World Heavyweight Title
– Lance Cade & Trevor Murdoch defeat Paul London & Brian Kendrick to retain the World Tag Team Titles
– Randy Orton defeats John Cena by DQ (Cena retains the WWE Title)
– The Undertaker defeats Mark Henry

Title Changes

1975 – John Tolos defeats Al Madril to win the Texas Heavyweight Title

1981 – Gerald Brisco defeats Les Thornton to win the NWA Junior Heavyweight Title

1988 – Michael Hayes & Steve Cox defeat The Samoan SWAT Team (Samu & Fatu) to win the WCCW World Tag Team Titles

1995 – The Pitbulls (#1 & #2) defeat Raven & Stevie Richards to win the ECW Tag Team Titles

2002 – on Raw, Chris Jericho defeats Rob Van Dam to win the WWE Intercontinental Title

2003 – on Smackdown, Los Guerreros (Eddie & Chavo) defeat The World’s Greatest Tag Team (Charlie Haas & Shelton Benjamin) to win the WWE Tag Team Titles

2006 – The Kings of Wrestling (Chris Hero & Claudio Castagnoli) defeat Austin Aries & Roderick Strong to win the ROH Tag Team Titles

2007 – El Mesias defeats Chessman in the final of a tournament to become the first AAA Heavyweight Champion

Birthdays

Happy birthday to former AJPW regular Richard Slinger (41) and former AJPW and ECW Tag Team Champion Phil LaFon (51)

Post Category: News

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Leave a Reply

Sponsors

Polls

Will Spike TV renew Impact Wrestling's contract?

Loading ... Loading ...

Are you a WWE Network subscriber?

Loading ... Loading ...

Should Scott Hall be inducted into the GERWECK.NET hall of fame?

Loading ... Loading ...