Today In Pro Wrestling History (9/1) Several Title Changes & Remembering Two Wrestlers


Former WWE Tag Team Champion Jimmy Snuka Jr turns 43 today.

2-time TNA X-Division Champion Doug Williams turns 42 today.

Former ECW World & WCW Tag Team Champion Bam Bam Bigelow would have turned 52 today.

Former ECW &  WCW Tag Team Champion Rocco Rock would have turned 62 today.

1978: Pak Choo & Roddy Piper defeated Ryuma Go & Black Gordman to win the NWA Americas Tag Team Title

1979: Jimmy Snuka defeated Ricky Steamboat in the final of a tournament to win the NWA Mid-Atlantic United States Title

1982: Paul Jones defeated Jack Brisco to win the NWA Mid-Atlantic Heavyweight Title in Charlotte, North Carolina

1992: Ric Flair defeated Randy Savage to win the WWF Title.

1993: WCW fully withdrew from the NWA.

2005: WWE opens a new developmental facility known as Deep South Wrestling. 

2007: CM Punk defeated John Morrison in a Last Chance Match to win the ECW Title.

2007: Adam Pearce defeated Brent Albright in the final of a tournament to become the 1st NWA World Champion.

2009: John Morrison defeated Rey Mysterio Jr. to win the WWE Intercontinental Title on Smackdown.

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