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This Day In Wrestling History – May 27th‏



Trivia

2005 – TNA’s contract with Fox Sports Net is not renewed. Impact airs for the final time on the network

Events

In 1994, AAA TripleMania II-C was held in Tijuana, Mexico

– El Torero, Rey Misterio & Rey Misterio Jr defeat Fuerza Guerrera, Fishman & Pirata Morgan
– Blue Panther defeats Octagon by forfeit to win the Mexican National Middleweight Title
– Perro Aguayo, Lizmark, El Hijo Del Santo & Mascara Sagrada defeat La Parka, Psicosis, Black Cat & El Satanico
– Los Hermanos Dinamita (Cien Caras, Mascara Ano 2000 & Universo 2000) defeat Los Payasos (Coco Rojo, Coco Verde & Coco Amarillo) in a Cage Match
– Konnan defeats Jake Roberts in a Hair vs Hair Match

Title Changes

1959 – Jerry & Eddie Graham defeat Mark Lewin & Don Curtis to win the NWA Northeast United States Tag Team Titles

1970 – Luke Brown & Danny Hodge defeat The Hollywood Blondes (Jerry Brown & Buddy Roberts) to win the TSW United States Tag Team Titles

1977 – Jimmy Snuka defeats El Gran Goliath to win the Texas Heavyweight Title

1988 – Owen Hart defeats Hiroshi Hase to win the IWGP Junior Heavyweight Title

1997 – Johnny Ace & Kenta Kobashi defeat The Holy Demon Army (Toshiaki Kawada & Akira Taue) to win the AJPW Unified World Tag Team Titles

2002 – on Raw, Rob Van Dam defeats Eddie Guerrero in a Ladder Match to win the WWE Intercontinental Title. Also, Terri pins Steven Richards to win the WWE Hardcore Title, but loses it back to Richards later in the night

2012 – KAI defeats Kenny Omega to win the AJPW Junior Heavyweight Title

Birthdays

Happy birthday to current TNA and former WCW executive Eric Bischoff (58), one-time WCCW Television Champion Kelly Kiniski (53) and one-time WWE Divas Champion Natalya (31)

Also, today would have been the birthday of Canadian tag team star and SMW co-founder Sandy Scott (79)



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One Response

  1. Roscoe Jones says:

    May 27, 1996: Scott Hall makes his way through the crowd on Nitro setting the nWo angle into motion.

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