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This Day In Wrestling History – June 1st‏



Trivia

2007 – Owen Hart is inducted into the GERWECK.NET Hall of Fame, with 89% of the reader votes

2008 – Jim Ross is inducted into the GERWECK.NET Hall of Fame, securing 87% of the reader votes

2009 – Roddy Piper is inducted into the GERWECK.NET Hall of Fame, securing 92% of the reader votes

2010 – Wade Barrett wins WWE NXT season one

2012 – Stu Hart is inducted into the GERWECK.NET Hall of Fame, securing 88% of the reader votes

Events

In 2008, the fourth and final WWE One Night Stand was held in San Diego, California. The event would be replaced by Extreme Rules for 2009.

– Jeff Hardy defeats Umaga in a Falls Count Anywhere Match
– Big Show defeats CM Punk, John Morrison, Tommy Dreamer & Chavo Guerrero in a Singapore Cane Match
– John Cena defeats JBL in a First Blood Match
– Beth Phoenix defeats Melina in an I Quit Match
– Batista defeats Shawn Michaels in a Stretcher Match
– Triple H defeats Randy Orton in a Last Man Standing Match to retain the WWE Title
– Edge defeats The Undertaker in a TLC Match to win the vacant World Heavyweight Title and banish The Undertaker from the WWE

Title Changes

1979 – Jose Lothario & El Halcon defeat The Spoiler & Mark Lewin to win the WCCW American Tag Team Titles

2009 – on Raw, Kofi Kingston defeats MVP to win the WWE United States Title

Birthdays

Happy birthday to one-time World Class Heavyweight Champion Black Bart (65), former SMW and All Japan Tag Team Champion Jackie Fulton (50), IWA:MS founder Ian Rotten (43) and one-time TNA World Champion James Storm (36)

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