Today In Pro Wrestling History (6/16) Three Stages Of Hell, Clash Of The Champion, The Bash & More


5-time ECW World Champion The Sandman turns 51 today.

Former WWF wrestler Ted Arcidi turns 56 today.

Former WWF World and Intercontinental Champion, WWE Hall of Famer The Ultimate Warrior would have turned 55 today.

1992: WCW Clash of the Champions XIX was held at the McAlister Field House of the Citadel, in Charleston, South Carolina. Terry Gordy & Steve Williams defeated The Steiner Brothers in the main event. 

1993: Money Inc. (Ted DiBiase & Irwin R. Schyster) defeated The Steiner Brothers (Rick & Scott) to win the WWF Tag Team Titles in Rockford, Illinois.

1993: WCW Clash of the Champions XXIII was held at the Norfolk Scope, in Norfolk, Virginia. Ric Flair & Arn Anderson defeated The Hollywood Blonds (Steve Austin & Brian Pillman) in a 2-out-of-3 Falls Match. 

1996: WCW’s The Great American Bash was held at the Baltimore Arena, in Baltimore, Maryland. 9,000 were in attendance to see The Giant defeated Lex Luger to retain the WCW World Title. 

2013: WWE’s Payback PPV was held at the Allstate Arena, in Rosemont, Illinois. This was the 1st annual Payback event, and the show replaced No Way Out PPV from 2012. 14,623 were in attendance to see John Cena defeated Ryback in a 3 Stages of Hell Match to retain the WWE Title.

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