Today In Pro Wrestling History + Wrestling Birthdays


1952: WWE Hall of Famer Mr. T was born.

1967: Chris Benoit was born. 

1995: WCW Slamboree was held at Bayfront Arena, in St Petersburg, Florida. 7,000 were in attendance to see Hulk Hogan & Randy Savage defeated Ric Flair & Vader.

2000: After a long awaited return, The Undertaker came back to the WWF as the  “American Badass” during a 60 Minute Iron Man match between WWF champion The Rock & Triple H at the WWF Judgment Day 2000 PPV.

2000: WWF Judgment Day was held at Freedom Hall, in Louisville, Kentucky. 16,827 were in attendance to see Triple H defeated The Rock in an Iron Man Match with Shawn Michaels as special guest referee to win the WWF Title.

2001: The Big Show defeated Rhyno to win the WWF Hardcore Title on Raw.

2001: Triple H tore his quadriceps muscle in the leg during a tag team match that saw Chris Benoit & Chris Jericho defeat him and Steve Austin.

2006: WWE Judgment Day was held at the US Airways Center, in Phoenix, Arizona. 16,000 were in attendance to see Rey Mysterio Jr. Defeated JBL to retain the World Heavyweight Title.

2007: Mark Canterbury aka Henry Godwinn was released by WWE.

2008: Carlito was released by WWE after a Wellness Violation.

2011: TNA released the head of talent relations Terry Taylor and  replaced him with Bruce Prichard.

2011: Sinclair Broadcasting announced that they had purchased Ring of Honor.

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