Today In Pro Wrestling History (8/4) New Tag Team Champions, WCW PPV & Releases


Former TNA Tag Team Champion Kazarian turns 36 today.

4-time WCW Cruiserweight Champion Dean Malenko turns 53 today.

5-time IWGP Heavyweight Champion Kensuke Sasaki turns 47 today.

1969: Fritz von Erich defeated Johnny Valentine to win the WCCW American Heavyweight Title

1996: WCW Kollision in Korea aired on PPV. It was a joint promotion between WCW & NJPW that was an exclusive to only Korea that later was released on VHS.

* Wild Pegaus (Chris Benoit) defeated 2 Cold Scorpio 

* Yuji Nagata defeated Tokimitsu Ishizawa

* Masahiro Chono & Hiro Saito defeated El Samurai & Tadao Yasuda

* Bull Nakano & Akira Hokuto defeated Manami Toyota & Mariko Yoshida 

* Shinya Hashimoto fought Scott Norton to a time-limit draw to retain the IWGP Heavyweight Title 

* Road Warrior Hawk defeated Tadao Yasuda 

* The Steiner Brothers (Rick & Scott) defeated Hiroshi Hase & Kensuke Sasaki 

* Antonio Inoki defeated Ric Flair

1997: Lex Luger defeated Hollywood Hulk Hogan to win the WCW World Heavyweight Title on Nitro. 

1997: WCW Monday Nitro defeated WWF Monday Night Raw: 4.4 to 2.6 in the ratings.

2002: Bradshaw defeated Tommy Dreamer to win the WWE Hardcore Title.

2005: ROH Time To Man Up was held at the Sports Plus Entertainment Center, in Long Island, New York.

2008: Batista & John Cena defeated The Legacy (Cody Rhodes & Ted DiBiase Jr) to win the World Tag Team Titles on Raw. 

2011: The Amazing Red announced he had left TNA.

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