Former TNA wrestler Magno turns 30 today.
One-time USWA Heavyweight Champion Buddy Landel turns 53 today.
1986: Nikita Koloff defeated Magnum TA to win the vacant NWA United States Title.
1987: Nikita Koloff defeated Tully Blanchard to win the NWA Television Title.
1997: ECW Hardcore Heaven was held at the War Memorial Auditorium, in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. 2,000 fans were in attendance to see the following:
– Taz defeated Chris Candido (with Rick Rude) to retain the ECW Television Titles
– Bam Bam Bigelow defeated Spike Dudley
– Rob Van Dam (with Bill Alfonso) defeated Al Snow
– The Dudley Boyz (Buh Buh Ray & D-Von) (with Jenna Jameson, Joel Gertner, Sign Guy Dudley, & Big Dick Dudley) defeated The Gangstas (New Jack & Mustafa Saed) via forfeit to win the ECW Tag Team Titles – The Dudley Boyz (Buh Buh Ray & D-Von) defeated PG-13 (JC Ice & Wolfie D) to retain the ECW Tag Team Titles
– Tommy Dreamer (with Beulah McGillicutty) defeated Jerry Lawler
– Shane Douglas (with Francine) defeated Sabu (with Bill Alfonso) & Terry Funk in a 3-Way Dance to win the ECW World Title
1998: WCW Monday Nitro defeated WWF Monday Night Raw: 4.9 to 4.2 in the ratings.
2008: WWE Summerslam was held at Conseco Fieldhouse, in Indianapolis, Indiana. 12,480 fans were in attendance to see the following:
– MVP defeated Jeff Hardy
– Glamarella (Santino Marella & Beth Phoenix) defeated Kofi Kingston & Mickie James to win the WWE Intercontinental Title for Marella & the WWE Women’s Title for Phoenix
– Matt Hardy defeated Mark Henry (with Tony Atlas) via DQ (Henry retained the ECW Title)
2010: WWE Smackdown was taped at Rabobank Arena, here in Bakersfield, California.
– Serena & Luke Gallows defeated The Big Show & Kelly Kelly
– Christian defeated Drew McIntyre
– Alberto Del Rio defeated Rey Mysterio Jr.
2013: reDRagon (Bobby Fish & Kyle O’Reilly) defeated The American Wolves (Davey Richards & Eddie Edwards) to win the ROH World Tag Team Titles.