This Day In Wrestling History – May 30th

May 30, 2013 - by Jamie Cruickshank


1978 – Antonio Inoki wins the NJPW MSG League, defeating Andre The Giant in the final

2008 – WWE Heat airs for the final time on, ending a near decade-long run

Title Changes

1925 – Joe Stecher defeats Stanislaus Zbyszko to win the World Heavyweight Title

1945 – Marshall Esteppe defeats Ken Fenelon to win the NWA Junior Heavyweight Title

1973 – Haystacks Calhoun & Tony Garea defeat Mr Fuji & Professor Tanaka to win the WWWF Tag Team Titles

1981 – Ron Bass defeats Greg Valentine to win the NWA Television Title

1983 – The Mongol defeats King Parsons to win the WCCW Television Title

1986 – Terry Gordy defeats Jim Duggan in the final of a tournament to become the first UWF Heavyweight Champion


Happy birthday to former WWF star Jake ‘The Snake’ Roberts (58) and one-time NWA Womens Champion Lexie Fyfe (44)

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