This Day In Wrestling History – September 30th‏

Sep 30, 2013 - by Jamie Cruickshank

Trivia

2011 – Lou Albano is inducted into the GERWECK.NET Hall of Fame, securing 85% of the reader votes

2012 – Dory Funk Jr is inducted into the GERWECK.NET Hall of Fame, securing 79% of the reader votes

Events

In 1988, the CMLL 55th Anniversary Show was held in Mexico City

– Bestia Salvaje defeats El Hijo Del Santo to retain the Mexican Welterweight Title
– Fabuloso Blondy defeats Lizmark to retain the NWA Light Heavyweight Title
– Mascara Ano 2000 defeats Mogur in a Mask vs Mask Match

In 1994, the CMLL 61st Anniversary Show was held in Mexico City

– Shocker & El Bronco defeat Cerebro & Guerrero Imperial
– Apolo Dantes, Brazo de Oro & Brazo de Plata defeat Headhunter A, Headhunter B & El Brazo
– Emilio Charles Jr & Negro Casas defeat El Satanico & Miguel Perez Jr
– Silver King defeats Scorpio Sr in a Hair vs Hair Match
– Ricky Santana defeats El Texano in a Hair vs Hair Match

In 2011, the CMLL 78th Anniversary Show was held in Mexico City

– Angel Azteca Jr & Hombre Bala Jr defeat Los Rayos Tapatios (I & II)
– Euforia & Misterioso Jr defeat Dragon Lee & Stuka Jr
– Jushin Liger, Hijo Del Signo, Dragon Rojo Jr, Metro, Rey Escorpion & Sangre Azteca defeat Mephisto, Mascara Dorada, Diamnte, Virus, Fuego & Olimpico in a Cibernetico Match
– Rey Bucanero lost a 10-man ‘infierno en el ring’ match and was forced to shave his head

Title Changes

1977 – Ox Baker defeats Captain USA to win the WCCW American Heavyweight Title

1992 – Don Muraco defeats Jimmy Snuka to win the NWA-ECW Title

2002 – on Raw, Kane defeats Chris Jericho to win the WWE Intercontinental Title

Birthdays

Happy birthday to former WWE Diva Candice Michelle (35) and one-time TNA Tag Team Champion Adam ‘Pacman’ Jones (30)

Also, today would have been the birthday of WWE Hall of Famer Chris Von Erich (44)

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