This Day In Wrestling History – April 10th‏

Apr 10, 2013 - by Jamie Cruickshank


2002 – This year’s AJPW Champion’s Carnival saw the return of the dual-block round robin format, which has remained almost ever since. Keiji Mutoh defeated Mike Barton in the final


In 2005, All Japan Pro Wrestling held an untitled PPV in Tokyo, Japan

– Bull Buchanan defeats Jamal
– Satoshi Kojima defeats Shuji Kondo
– Giant Bernard defeats Kensuke Sasaki
– Keiji Mutoh fought Toshiaki Kawada to a time-limit draw

Title Changes

1999 – Jushin Liger & The Great Sasuke defeat Dr Wagner Jr & Kendo Kashin to win the IWGP Junior Heavyweight Tag Team Titles

2000 – on Nitro, Eric Bischoff & Vince Russo announce the vacating of all WCW Titles. The WCW Television Title is retired

2001 – on Smackdown, Jeff Hardy defeats Triple H to win the WWF Intercontinental Title

2006 – Samoa Joe defeats Christopher Daniels to win the TNA X-Division Title

2009 – The American Wolves (Davey Richards & Eddie Edwards) defeat Kevin Steen & El Generico in a Tables Are Legal Match to win the ROH Tag Team Titles


Happy birthday to former TNA regular Jesse Neal (33), Dragon Gate regular Taku Iwasa (35), former WWE developmental talent Jemma Palmer (27) and 2-time Mexican Trios Champion Super Muneco (51)

Also, today would have been the birthday of legendary manager Paul Bearer (59) and WCW Hall of Famer Angelo Poffo (88)

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