Today In Pro Wrestling History + Wrestling Birthdays


* Former WCW & UFC star Tank Abbott turns 49 today. He was born on April 26, 1965.

* 3-time TNA X-Division Champion Amazing Red turns 32 today.
He was born on April 26, 1982.

* Current WWE Superstar Kane turns 47 today. He was born on
April 26, 1967.

1994: The Headshrinkers (Samu & Fatu) defeated The
Quebecers (Jacques & Pierre) to win the WWF Tag Team Titles on Monday night

1998: WWF Unforgiven: In Your House was held from the
Greensboro Coliseum, in Greensboro, North Carolina. 21,000 were in attendance
to see Dude Love defeat Steve Austin via DQ. Austin retained the WWF Title.

1999: WWF Raw continued to beat WCW Nitro in the ratings war
when they scored a 6.0 to 3.9 in the ratings.

2003: Ring of Honor’s Round Robin Challenge II was held at
West CCAC Campus, in West Mifflin, Pennsylvania. 400 people were in attendance
to see Samoa Joe defeat Doug Williams to retain the Ring of Honor Title.

2005: Steve Austin appeared on MTV’s Punk’d.

2009: WWE Backlash was held from the Dunkin’ Donuts Center,
in Providence, Rhode Island. This was the last Backlash themed PPV that WWE
held and 8,357 people were in attendance to see Edge defeat John Cena in a
Last Man Standing Match to win the World Heavyweight Title.

2010: WWE Raw beat TNA Impact in the Monday Night Wars when
they scored a 3.1 to 0.50 in the ratings.

2010: The Hart Dynasty (David Hart Smith & Tyson Kidd)
defeated ShoMiz (The Big Show & The Miz) to win the WWE Unified Tag Team
Titles on Raw.

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