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This Day In Wrestling History- December 20th



Trivia

1999- Kevin Nash, Scott Hall, Jeff Jarrett, & Bret Hart  reformed the NWO, with Kevin Nash stating “The band is back together”

2003 – The 1st WWE Tribute To The Troops show is held at Camp Victory in Baghdad, Iraq

Events

In 2009, TNA Final Resolution was held at the Impact Zone, in Orlando, Florida:

– The British Invasion (Doug Williams & Brutus Magnus) defeated The Motor City Machine Guns (Alex Shelley & Chris Sabin) to retain the TNA Tag Team Titles
– Tara defeated ODB to win the TNA Knockouts Title
– Kevin Nash, Sheik Abdul Bashir, Samoa Joe, & Rob Terry won the Feast or Fired Match. Nash won a TNA Tag Title shot, Joe a World Title shot, Terry an X-Division Title shot & Bashir was fired
– Bobby Lashley defeated Scott Steiner in a Last Man Standing Match
– Kurt Angle defeated Desmond Wolfe in a 3 Degrees of Pain Match. Wolfe won the pinfalls-only 1st fall, Angle won the submissions-only second fall and the deciding escape-the-cage fall
– AJ Styles defeated Daniels to retain the TNA World Title

Title Changes

1951 – Bob Orton (grandfather of current Randy Orton) defeated Alo Leilani in Kansas City, Missouri for the NWA Central States Heavyweight Title

1993 – Jerry Lawler defeated Jeff Jarrett to win the USWA Unified World Heavyweight Title

1995 – Jeff Jarrett defeated Ahmed Johnson to win the USWA Unified World Heavyweight Title. Also, Miss Texas defeated Tasha Simone to win the USWA Women’s Title

1996 – The Eliminators (John Kronus & Perry Saturn) defeated The Gangstas (New Jack & Mustafa) to win the ECW Tag Team Titles

1999 – on Nitro, Bret Hart defeated Goldberg to win the vacant WCW World Title. Also, Jeff Jarrett defeated Chris Benoit in a Ladder Match to win the WCW United States Title

Birthdays

Happy birthday to former WWE performer Armando Estrada (35), XPW co-founder Lizzy Borden (36) and 3-time IWGP Tag Team Champion Junji Hirata (57)

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