Today In Pro Wrestling History (6/26) FCW Is Born, ROH, Mick Foley In Charge & More


WWE Hall of Famer JJ Dillon turns 72 today.

2-time WCW Tag Team Champion Mark Jindrak turns 37 today.

Former WWF wrestler & famed trainer ‘Pretty Boy’ Larry Sharpe turns 63 today.

Former WWE announcer Matt Striker turns 40 today.

1983: The Sheik’s Army (Jerry Blackwell & Ken Patera) defeated The High Flyers (Jim Brunzell & Greg Gagne) to win the AWA World Tag Team Title in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

2000: WWF Monday Night Raw defeated WCW Monday Nitro:  6.4 to 2.4 in the ratings.

2000: Mick Foley was named WWF Commissioner on Raw.

2001: Albert defeated Kane in a No-DQ Match to win the WWF Intercontinental Title on Smackdown.

2005: WWE Vengeance, held at the Thomas & Mack Center, in Las Vegas, Nevada. 9,850 were in attendance to see Batista defeated Triple H in a Hell In A Cell Match to retain the World Heavyweight Title.

2007: FCW (WWE Developmental) held its first show.

2011: ROH Best In The World was held in New York City and the main event saw Davey Richards defeated Eddie Edwards to win the ROH World Title.

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