This Day In Wrestling History – February 28th‏

Feb 28, 2013 - by Jamie Cruickshank


2002 – WWE Tough Enough series 2 begins on MTV. The series was eventually won by Linda ‘Shaniqua’ Miles and Jackie Gayda, but also featured Matt Morgan and Kenny King

Title Changes

1969 – Johnny Valentine defeats The Spoiler to win the Texas Heavyweight Title

1986 – Dick Slater defeats Jake Roberts to win the MSW Television Title

1989 – Eddie Gilbert & Rick Steiner defeat Kevin Sullivan & Steve Williams to win the NWA United States Tag Team Titles

2000 – on Nitro, 3 Count (Shane Helms, Shannon Moore & Evan Karagias) simultaneously pin Brian Knobbs to become co-holders of the WCW Hardcore Title

2012 – Eric Young & ODB defeat Gail Kim & Madison Rayne to win the TNA Knockouts Tag Team Titles


Happy birthday to WWE Hall of Famer Ricky Steamboat (60), 2-time WCW Hardcore Champion Norman Smiley (48), former WWE wrestler Aaron ‘Jésus’ Aguilera (36) and former ECW World and Tag Champion Masato Tanaka (40)

Also, today would have been the birthday of former WWF wrestler ‘The Missing Link’ Dewey Robertson (74)

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