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This Day In Wrestling History – January 26th‏



Title Changes

1970 – Wahoo McDaniel defeats Johnny Valentine to win the Texas Heavyweight Title

1981 – Jerry Stubbs defeats Les Thornton to win the NWA Junior Heavyweight Title

1987 – The Hart Foundation (Bret Hart & Jim Neidhart) defeat The British Bulldogs (Davey Boy Smith & Dynamite Kid) to win the WWF Tag Team Titles

1988 – Mike Rotunda defeats Nikita Koloff to win the NWA Television Title

1999 – on Halftime Heat (airing during halftime of Super Bowl XXXIII) Mankind defeats The Rock to win the WWF Title

2003 – Jushin Liger & Koji Kanemoto defeat Tsuyoshi Kikuchi & Yoshinobu Kanemaru to win the IWGP Junior Heavyweight Tag Team Titles

2008 – No Remorse Corps (Davey Richards & Rocky Romero) defeat The Age of the Fall (Jimmy Jacobs & Tyler Black) to win the ROH Tag Team Titles

Birthdays

Happy birthday to WWE Hall of Famer Road Warrior Animal (53), former WCW wrestler Robert ‘The Maestro’ Kellum (40), one-time TNA Knockouts Champion Taylor Wilde (27), one-time AJPW All Asia Tag Team Champion Brother YASSHI (31) and former TNA World X Cup winner Volador Jr (32)

Also, today would have been the birthday of WWE and WCW Hall of Famer Gordon Solie (84)

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