Today In Pro Wrestling History (9/13) Fall Brawl ‘98, Title Changes, Breaking Point ‘09 & More

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1998: WCW Fall Brawl: War Games was held at the Lawrence Joel Veterans Memorial Coliseum, in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. 11,528 fans were in attendance to see the following take place:

The British Bulldog & Jim Neidhart defeated The Dancing Fools (Alex Wright & Disco Inferno) (Bulldog broke his back in this match, when he was backdropped on a trap door set up in the ring for Warrior’s entrance in the main event. He nearly died do to an infected b/c of it) 

– Chris Jericho defeated a fake Goldberg to retain the WCW Television Title 

– Ernest Miller defeated Norman Smiley



– Scott Steiner (Buff Bagwell) fought Rick Steiner to a no contest 

– Juventud Guerrera defeated Silver King to retain the WCW Cruiserweight Title

– Saturn defeated Raven (with Kanyon & Lodi) in a Raven’s Rules Match to free The Flock 

– Dean Malenko defeated Curt Hennig (with Rick Rude) via DQ 

– Konnan defeated Scott Hall (with Vincent) 


– Team WCW (Diamond Dallas Page, Roddy Piper, & The Warrior) defeated nWo Hollywood (Hulk Hogan, Bret Hart, & Stevie Ray), & nWo Wolfpac (Kevin Nash, Sting, & Lex Luger) in a WarGames Match. This was the 1st WarGames Match where pinfalls were allowed & indeed, it ended with Page pinning Ray


1998: Billy Kidman defeated Juventud Guerrera for the WCW Cruiserweight Title on Nitro. 

1999: WWF Monday Night Raw defeated WCW Monday Nitro: 6.0 to 3.3

1999: Chris Benoit defeated Rick Steiner to win the WCW Television Title on Nitro. 

2005: WWE released Million Dollar Tough Enough winner Daniel Puder

2009: WWE released the following developmental talents: (Brian Cage), Fletcher Chase (Jason Garrison), Troy Jackman (Ian Richardson), & Aiden Frost (Jason Riggs)

2009: WWE Breaking Point was held at the Bell Centre, in Montreal, Canada. 12,000 fans were in attendance to see the following take place:

– Jeri-Show (Chris Jericho & The Big Show) defeated The World’s Strongest Tag Team (MVP & Mark Henry) to retain the WWE Unified Tag Team Titles 

– Kofi Kingston defeated The Miz to retain the WWE United States Title 

– The Legacy (Cody Rhodes & Ted DiBiase) defeated D-Generation X (Triple H & Shawn Michaels) in a Submissions Count Anywhere Match 

– Kane defeated The Great Khali (with Ranjin Singh) in a Singapore Cane Match 

– Christian defeated William Regal to retain the ECW Title 

– John Cena defeated Randy Orton in an I Quit Match to win the WWE Title 

– CM Punk defeated The Undertaker in a Submission Match to retain the World Heavyweight Title

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