This Day In Wrestling History – October 9th‏

Oct 9, 2012 - by Jamie Cruickshank


In 2005, WWE No Mercy was a Smackdown-exclusive event held in Houston, Texas. It was the final PPV appearance of Eddie Guerrero

– Chris Benoit defeats Booker T, Christian & Orlando Jordan in a Fatal Four Way Match to retain the WWE United States Title
– Randy & Bob Orton defeat The Undertaker in a Handicap Casket Match
– Juventud defeats Nunzio to win the WWE Cruiserweight Title
– Batista defeats Eddie Guerrero to retain the World Heavyweight Title

Title Changes

1981 – Bruiser Brody defeats Dory Funk Jr to win the NWA International Heavyweight Title

1982 – Nick Bockwinkel defeats Otto Wanz to win the AWA World Title

2000 – on Nitro, Misfits In Action (Corporal Cajun & Lieutenant Loco) defeat Sean O’Haire & Mark Jindrak to win the WCW Tag Team Titles, but would lose them back again later in the show

2001 – on Smackdown, Billy Kidman defeats X-Pac to win the WCW Cruiserweight Title

2002 – Syxx-Pac defeats Kid Kash, Tony Mamaluke, Ace Steel, AJ Styles, Jose Maximo & Joel Maximo in a Ladder Match to win the vacant TNA X-Division Title

2004 – Kensuke Sasaki defeats Kazuyuki Fujita to win the IWGP Heavyweight Title

2011 – La Legion Extranjera (Abyss & Chessman) defeat Extreme Tiger & Jack Evans in a TLC Match to win the AAA Tag Team Titles


Happy birthday to Tough Enough 4 winner Daniel Puder (31), 2-time ECW Tag Team Champion Stevie Richards (41), one-time WWF Womens Champion Rockin Robin (48) and former AJPW and GHC Heavyweight Champion Jun Akiyama (43)

Also, today would have been the birthday of WWE Hall of Famer Eddie Guerrero (45)

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