This Day In Wrestling History – November 12th‏

Nov 12, 2013 - by Jamie Cruickshank


In 2012, NJPW Power Struggle was held in Osaka, Japan

– No Remorse Corps (Davey Richards & Rocky Romero) defeat Tiger Mask & KUSHIDA to retain the IWGP Junior Heavyweight Tag Team Titles
– Prince Devitt defeats TAKA Michinoku to retain the IWGP Junior Heavyweight Title
– Hiroyoshi Tenzan defeats Satoshi Kojima
– Masato Tanaka defeats Hirooki Goto to retain the IWGP Intercontinental Title
– Giant Bernard & Karl Anderson defeat Minoru Suzuki & Lance Archer to retain the IWGP Tag Team Titles
– Hiroshi Tanahashi defeats Toru Yano to retain the IWGP Heavyweight Title

Title Changes

1965 – Mad Dog Vachon defeats The Crusher to win the AWA World Title

1966 – Dick The Bruiser defeats Mad Dog Vachon to win the AWA World Title

1973 – Tank Morgan defeats Dewey Robertson to win the vacant TSW North American Title

1979 – Bill Watts & Buck Robley defeat Mike George & Bob Sweetan to win the MSW Tag Team Titles

2001 – Edge defeats Kurt Angle to win the WCW United States Title. Also, The Hardy Boyz (Matt & Jeff) defeat Booker T & Test to win the WWF Tag Team Titles


Happy birthday to Tough Enough 3 winner Matt Cappotelli (34), 2-time WCW Television Champion Glenn ‘Disco Inferno’ Gilbertti (45), former ECW valet Elektra (41) and former WWE interviewer Lena Yada (35)

Also, today would have been the birthday of indy tag team star Trent Acid (33), one-time AWA Tag Team Champion Baron Gattoni (94) and famed Canadian promoter Frank Tunney (101)

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