Former WWE developmental talent Derek Neikirk turns 40 today.
Former TNA wrestler and referee Shane Sewell turns 42 today.
1982: Kevin von Erich defeated King Kong Bundy to win the WCCW American Heavyweight Title
1983: World Class Championship Wrestling held their 1st Labor Day Weekend “Star Wars” event in Ft. Worth, Texas.
– Iceman Parsons defeated Buddy Roberts
– Bruiser Brody defeated Kamala via DQ in a Lumberjack match
– Kerry Von Erich defeated Michael Hayes in a Country Whipping match
– Kevin Von Erich defeated World Class American Champion Jimmy Garvin via DQ
– World Class Texas Champion David von Erich defeated Terry Gordy in a two-out-of-three falls match
– World Class Six-Man Tag team Champions The Fabulous Freebirds (Hayes, Gordy & Roberts) defeated David, Kerry & Kevin Von Erich
1987: One-time WWWF Tag Team Champion Scott Irwin (Yukon Eric & The Super Destroyer) died at the age of 35.
1990: NWA Clash of the Champions XII: Mountain Madness/Fall Brawl ’90 was held at the Asheville Civic Center, in Asheville, North Carolina.
– The Southern Boys (Tracey Smothers & Steve Armstrong) (with Bob Armstrong) defeated The Freebirds (Jimmy Garvin & Michael Hayes) (with Buddy Roberts)
– Mike Rotunda defeated Buddy Landel – The Master Blasters (Iron & Steel (Kevin Nash) defeated Brad Armstrong & Tim Horner
– The Nasty Boys (Jerry Sags & Brian Knobs) defeated Terry Taylor & Jackie Fulton
– Tommy Rich defeated Bill Irwin – Susan Sexton defeated Bambi
– The Steiners (Rick & Scott) defeated Maximum Overdrive (Tim Hunt & Jeff Warner)
– Stan Hansen defeated The Z-Man
– Lex Luger defeated Ric Flair via DQ to retain the NWA United States Title
– Sting defeated The Black Scorpion to retain the NWA World Title
1991: WCW Clash of the Champions XVI: Fall Brawl was held at he Augusta-Richmond County Civic Center, in Augusta, Georgia.
– El Gigante won a battle royal. Also in the match was: Z-Man, Thomas Rich, Ranger Ross, Bobby Eaton, Oz, Tracey Smothers, P.N. News, Steve Austin, Sgt. Buddy Lee Parker, Big Josh, Dustin Rhodes, One Man Gang, & Barry Windham
– Brian Pillman defeated Badstreet in the semi-final of the WCW Light Heavyweight Title tournament
– Sting defeated Johnny B Badd to retain the WCW United States Title
– Richard Morton defeated Mike Graham in the semi-final of the WCW Light Heavyweight Title tournament
– Ron Simmons defeated The Diamond Studd (Scott Hall)
– Van Hammer defeated Terry Taylor
– Steve Austin defeated Tom Zenk to retain the WCW Television Title
– The Enforcers (Arn Anderson & Larry Zbyszko) defeated Rick Steiner & Bill Kazmaier to win the vacant WCW World Tag Team Titles
2007: Andrew “Test” Martin was released from TNA.
2007: Paul London & Brian Kendrick defeated Lance Cade & Trevor Murdoch to win the World Tag Team Titles
– The Motor City Machine Guns (Chris Sabin & Alex Shelley) defeated Generation Me (Max & Jeremy Buck) to retain the TNA Tag Team Titles
– Douglas Williams defeated Sabu to retain the TNA X-Division Title
– Velvet Sky defeated Madison Rayne
– AJ Styles defeated Tommy Dreamer in an I Quit Match
– Mr Anderson defeated D’Angelo Dinero to progress to the final of the TNA World Title tournament. The final would be held at Bound For Glory