Pro Wrestling Since 1997


This Day In Wrestling History – November 16th


In 1994, WCW Clash of the Champions XXIX was held in Jacksonville, Florida

– The Patriot & Marcus Bagwell defeat Paul Roma & Paul Orndorff to win the WCW World Tag Team Titles
– Johnny B Badd defeats The Honky Tonk Man by DQ to retain the WCW Television Title
– Jim Duggan defeats Steve Austin by DQ to retain the WCW United States Title
– Hulk Hogan, Sting & Dave Sullivan defeat The Butcher, Avalanche & Kevin Sullivan in a Six-Man Tag Team Match with Mr T as special guest referee

In 1996, the WWF Hall Of Fame Ceremony was held in New York City. These would be the last inductions until 2004. The class of 96 are:

– Baron Mikel Scicluna
– Captain Lou Albano
– The Valiant Brothers (Jimmy & Johnny)
– Jimmy Snuka
– Johnny Rodz
– Killer Kowalski
– Pat Patterson
– Vince McMahon Sr

In 2000, WCW Millennium Final was held in Oberhausen, Germany and was a Germany-only PPV, hence some of the title changes are out of date from those in America and elsewhere

– Ernest Miller defeats Mike Sanders to become the new WCW Commissioner
– General Rection defeats Lance Storm by DQ (Storm retains the WCW United States Title)
– Alex Wright & General Rection defeat The Natural Born Thrillers (Chuck Palumbo & Sean O’Haire) to win the WCW Tag Team Titles. Back home, WCW would portray this match as if Wright and Disco Inferno had won the titles
– Booker T defeats Scott Steiner to retain the WCW World Title
– Sting defeats Kevin Nash with Axel Schultz as special guest referee to win the WCW European Cup

In 2003, WWE Survivor Series was held in Dallas, Texas

– On Heat, Tajiri defeats Jamie Noble to retain the WWE Cruiserweight Title
– Kurt Angle, Chris Benoit, John Cena, Hardcore Holly & Bradshaw defeat Brock Lesnar, The Big Show, Matt Morgan, Nathan Jones & A-Train in a Survivor Series Match with Cena & Benoit surviving
– Molly Holly defeats Lita to retain the WWE Womens Title
– Kane defeats Shane McMahon in an Ambulance Match
– The Basham Brothers (Doug & Danny) defeat Los Guerreros (Eddie & Chavo) to retain the WWE Tag Team Titles
– Team Bischoff (Chris Jericho, Christian, Randy Orton, Scott Steiner & Mark Henry) defeat Team Austin (Shawn Michaels, Rob Van Dam, Booker T, Bubba Ray Dudley & D-Von Dudley) in a Survivor Series Match with Orton as the lone survivor, forcing Austin to resign as co-GM of Raw
– Vince McMahon defeats The Undertaker in a Buried Alive Match
– Goldberg defeats Triple H to retain the World Heavyweight Title

Title Changes

1955 – King Kong Czaya & Tiger Jokinder defeat Rikidozan & Harold Sakata in a 2-out-of-3 Falls Match to become the first JWA All Asia Tag Team Champions

1963 – The Crusher defeats Verne Gagne to win the AWA World Title

1992 – The Sandman defeats Don Muraco to win the NWA-ECW Title

1996 – Jerry Lawler defeats The Colorado Kid to win the USWA Unified World Heavyweight Title

1998 – on Nitro, Juventud Guerrera defeats Billy Kidman to win the WCW Cruiserweight Title

2004 – on Smackdown, John Cena defeats Carlito Caribbean Cool to win the WWE United States Title


Happy birthday to CMLL regular Starman (38)

(Visited 1 times, 1 visits today)

Post Category: News

Tags: , , , , , , , , ,

Leave a Reply



Should WWE promote brand exclusive PPVs again after the draft?

Loading ... Loading ...
Loading ... Loading ...

Should Lisa Marie Varon be inducted into the GERWECK.NET Hall of Fame?

Loading ... Loading ...