This Day In Wrestling History – May 12th‏

May 12, 2013 - by Jamie Cruickshank


In 2007, ROH Respect Is Earned was held in New York City. This was the promotion’s first PPV event

– Takeshi Morishima defeats BJ Whitmer to retain the ROH World Title
– The Briscoe Brothers (Mark & Jay) defeat Claudio Castagnoli & Matt Sydal to retain the ROH Tag Team Titles
– Roderick Strong defeats Delirious
– Takeshi Morishima & Bryan Danielson defeat Nigel McGuinness & Kenta

In 2012, ROH Border Wars was held in Toronto, Canada

– Lance Storm defeats Mike Bennett
– Roderick Strong defeats Fit Finlay to retain the ROH Television Title
– Wrestling’s Greatest Tag Team (Charlie Haas & Shelton Benjamin) defeat The Briscoe Brothers (Mark & Jay) to win the ROH Tag Team Titles
– Kevin Steen defeats Davey Richards to win the ROH World Title

Title Changes

1993 – Emilio Charles Jr defeats El Dandy to win the CMLL World Middleweight Title


Happy birthday to 2-time WWE Tag Team Champion Doug Basham (42) and former WWE wrestler Ricky Ortiz (38)

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