This Day In Wrestling History – May 26th‏

May 26, 2013 - by Jamie Cruickshank


1996 – WWF attempts to air In Your House 8: Beware Of Dog, but a power outage during the 3rd match of the night cuts the feed. The event would be re-aired in full 2 days later and will be covered in the events section on that day


In 2001, AAA TripleMania IX was held in Mexico City

– Los Vipers (Psicosis II, Histeria, Maniaco & Mosco de la Merced) defeat Los Vatos Locos (El Picudo, Silver Cat, Espiritu & Nygma) to retain the Mexican National Atomicos Title
– Latin Lover defeats Hector Garza, Perro Aguayo Jr & Heavy Metal in a Four Corners Elimination Match
– Mascara Sagrada, El Alebrije, Octagon & La Parka Jr defeat Mascara Maligna, Electroshock, Abismo Negro & Cibernetico
– Pirata Morgan lost a 3-Way Hair vs Hair Dog Collar Match to El Cobarde & Sangre Chicana

Title Changes

1966 – Joe Carrolo & Killer Karl Kox defeat Giant Baba & Michiaki Yoshimura to win the vacant JWA All Asia Tag Team Titles

1967 – Antonio Inoki & Michiaki Yoshimura defeat Ike Eakins & Waldo von Erich to win the JWA All Asia Tag Team Titles

1982 – Tiger Mask defeats Black Tiger to win the WWF Junior Heavyweight Title

1989 – Eric Embry defeats Super Zodiac to win the WCCW Texas Heavyweight Title

1995 – Mitsuharu Misawa defeats Stan Hansen to win the AJPW Triple Crown Title

2002 – the WWE Hardcore Title is passed from Steven Richards to Tommy Dreamer, to Raven and back to Richards

2002 – Yoshinobu Kanemaru defeats KENTA in the final of a tournament to win the vacant GHC Junior Heavyweight Title

2006 – on Smackdown, Bobby Lashley defeats JBL to win the WWE United States Title

2009 – Ephesto defeats Rey Bucanero to win the CMLL World Light Heavyweight Title


Happy birthday to former NWA Tag Team Champion Simon Diamond (45) and 2005 Diva Search winner Ashley Massaro (34)

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