Bruno SammartinoBruno Leopoldo Francesco Sammartino
- Birthdate: 10/06/1935 (age 79)
- Height: 5'10"
- Weight: 265 Ib
Sammartino held the WWWF World Heavyweight Cham...
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1962: Bruno Sammartino defeated Buddy Rogers to win the NWA World Heavyweight Title in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
1992: Ron Simmons defeated Big Van Vader to win the WCW World Title.
1998: WWF Sunday Night Heat aired for the 1st time on the USA Network. The show would run until 2008.
1998: ECW Heat Wave was held at the Hara Arena, in Dayton, Ohio. 4,400 fans were in attendance to see the following take place:
* Justin Credible (with Nicole Bass, Jason, & Chastity) defeated Jerry Lynn
* Chris Candido (with Tammy Lynn Sytch) defeated Lance Storm
* Masato Tanaka defeated Mike Awesome
* Sabu & Rob Van Dam (with Bill Alfonso) defeated Hayabusa & Jinsei Shinzaki to retain the ECW Tag Team Titles
* Taz defeated Bam Bam Bigelow in a Falls Count Anywhere Match to retain the ECW FTW Title
* Tommy Dreamer, Spike Dudley, & The Sandman defeated The Dudley Boyz (Buh Buh Ray, D-Von, & Big Dick) (with Jeff Jones, Sign Guy Dudley, & Joel Gertner) in a Street Fight.
1999: WWF Monday Night Raw defeated WCW Monday Nitro: 5.9 to 3.1 in the ratings.
2005: Nunzio defeated Paul London to win the WWE Cruiserweight Title on Velocity.
2007: Jimmy Rave, who was under contract to Ring of Honor, parted ways with the company.
2008: Ric Flair was granted his release from World Wrestling Entertainment.
2008: Brent Albright defeated Adam Pearce to win the NWA World Title.
2008: ROH Death Before Dishonor VI was held at the Hammerstein Ballroom, in New York City, New York.
* The Briscoe Brothers (Mark & Jay) defeated The Vulture Squad (Jigsaw & Ruckus)
* Chris Hero (with Sweet N Sour Inc.) defeated Delirious
* Eddie Edwards (with Sweet N Sour Inc.) defeated Roderick Strong
* Brent Albright defeated Adam Pearce (with Sweet N Sour Inc.) to win the NWA World Heavyweight Title
* Austin Aries defeated Necro Butcher & Jimmy Jacobs
* Naomichi Marufuji defeated Go Shiozaki * El Generico & Kevin Steen defeated The Motor City Machine Guns (Chris Sabin & Alex Shelley)
* Nigel McGuinness defeated Bryan Danielson, Tyler Black, & Claudio Castagnoli in a Fatal 4-way to win the Ring of Honor World Title
2008: WWE Saturday Night Main Event was broadcast from the Verizon Center, in Washington DC. This would be the final SNME show.
* The Great Khali (with Ranjin Singh) defeated Jimmy Wang Yang
* Edge defeated Jeff Hardy.