Today In Pro Wrestling History (9/2) Eugene Released, HHH Awarded World Title & Much More


One-time ECW World & WCW US Tag Team Champion Tracy Smothers turns 52 today.

One-time NWA Tag Team Champion Joe E. Legend turns 45 today.


1985: NWA Tag Team star Jay Youngblood died at the age of 30. 

1985: WCCW Labor Day Star Wars was held at the Fort Worth Convention Center, in Ft. Worth, Texas.

* Kelly Kiniski defeated Jim Powers 

* World Class Television Champion John Tatum defeated Steve Casey 

* Gino Hernandez defeated Brian Adidas to win the World Class Texas Heavyweight Title. 

* Bruiser Brody defeated One Man Gang via DQ 

* Kevin Von Erich defeated Chris Adams 

* Mark Lewin defeated Iceman Parsons

* Kerry Von Erich, Kevin Von Erich, & Brian Adidas defeated One Man Gang, Mark Lewin, & Jack Victory to win the World Class Six Man Tag Team Title

1992: WCW Clash of the Champions XX, held at Center Stage Theater, in Atlanta, Georgia.

* Ricky Steamboat defeated Steve Austin in a No-DQ Match to win the WCW Television Title

* Arn Anderson & Bobby Eaton defeated Greg Valentine & Dick Slater

* Ron Simmons defeated Cactus Jack to retain the WCW World Title

* The Barbarian & Butch Reed defeated Dustin Rhodes & Barry Windham 

* Rick Rude, Jake Roberts, Super Invader, & Big Van Vader defeated Sting, Nikita Koloff, Rick Steiner, & Scott Steiner in an Elimination Tag Team Match

1996: Jerry Lawler defeated Sid Vicious to win the USWA Unified World Heavyweight Title. 

2002: Eric Bischoff awarded the World Heavyweight Title to Triple H on Raw.

2007: WWE released Nick Dinsmore AKA Eugene. 

2007: Jeff Hardy defeated Umaga to win the WWE Intercontinental Title.

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