Today In Pro Wrestling History + Wrestling Birthdays


– Wrestling Legend Lou Thesz would have turned 98 today. He was born on April 24th of 1922 and died in 2002. 

1983: AWA held Super Sunday at the St. Paul Civic Center, in St. Paul,
Minnesota. 20,000 were in attendance to see Verne Gagne & Mad Dog
Vachon defeated Jerry Blackwell & Sheik Adnan Al-Kaissy.

WWF held UK Rampage, at the London Arena in England. The main event was
WWF World Heavyweight Champion Hulk Hogan defeated Sgt. Slaughter to
retain the title.

2000: Matt Hardy defeats Crash Holly to win the WWF Hardcore Title on Raw. 

2000: Diamond Dallas Page defeats Jeff Jarrett in a Cage Match to win the WCW World Title on Nitro.  

2001: Matt Hardy defeats Eddie Guerrero to win the WWF European Title on Smackdown.  

2001: Steve Corino defeats Mike Rapada to win the NWA World Title.

2005: TNA
Lockdown was held at the Impact Zone, in Orlando, Florida. 775 were in
attendance to see AJ Styles defeated Abyss in the main event. 

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