This Day In Wrestling History – February 25th‏

Feb 25, 2013 - by Jamie Cruickshank


In 1990, NWA WrestleWar: Wild Thing was held in Greensboro, North Carolina. It was the second and final WrestleWar promoted under the NWA banner

– The Road Warriors (Hawk & Animal) defeat The Skyscrapers (Mark Callous & The Masked Skyscraper) in a Chicago Street Fight
– Brian Pillman & Tom Zenk defeat The Freebirds (Jimmy Garvin & Michael Hayes) to retain the NWA United States Tag Team Titles
– The Steiner Brothers (Rick & Scott) defeat Arn & Ole Anderson to retain the NWA World Tag Team Titles
– Ric Flair defeats Lex Luger by countout to retain the NWA World Title

In 2001, WWF No Way Out was held in Las Vegas, Nevada

– The Big Show defeats Raven to win the WWF Hardcore Title
– Chris Jericho defeats Chris Benoit, Eddie Guerrero & X-Pac in a Fatal-Four Way Match to retain the WWF Intercontinental Title
– Triple H defeats Steve Austin in a 3 Stages Of Hell Match
– The Dudley Boyz defeat Edge & Christan and The Brothers of Destruction (The Undertaker & Kane) in a 3-Way Tables Match to retain the WWF Tag Team Titles
– The Rock defeats Kurt Angle to win the WWF Title

Title Changes

1963 – Bull Curry defeats Rock Hunter to win the Texas Brass Knuckles Title

1995 – Chris Benoit & Dean Malenko defeat Sabu & The Tazmaniac to win the ECW Tag Team Titles

1995 – Bill Dundee defeats Jerry Lawler to win the USWA Unified World Heavyweight Title


Happy birthday to WWE Hall of Famer Ric Flair (64), 3-time WCW Tag Team Champion Sean O’Haire (42), 2-time ECW Tag Team Champion Doug ‘Super Destroyer’ Stahl (50), former WWE talent Steve ‘DJ Gabriel’ Lewington (30) and former WWE Diva Maria Kanellis (31)

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