Today In Pro Wrestling History + Wrestling Birthdays


– Former Chikara star Robbie Ellis turns 71 today. He was born on April 8, 1943.

– Japanese wrestler Ryuji Ito turns 38 today. He was born on April 8, 1976.

The final AWA SuperClash was held back on this day in 1990 from St.
Paul Civic Center, in Saint Paul, Minnesota. Only 2000 was in attendance
to see The Trooper & Paul Diamond defeat The Destruction Crew in a
Steel Cage Match in the main event.

– WWF Raw went down on this
day back in 1996 from Orange Pavilion in San Bernardino, California. The
main event saw WWF Champion Shawn Michaels defeat Jerry Lawler to
retain the title.

Spike Dudley defeated William Regal to win the WWF European Title in 2002 on Monday Night Raw.

Finally back on this day one year ago, WWE held Monday Night Raw from
the Izod Center, in East Rutherford, New Jersey. This was the Raw after
WrestleMania 29. The main event was John Cena defeated Mark Henry via countout. The stipulation of the match was if Mark Henry had won, he would have earned a WWE title shot.

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