Today In Pro Wrestling History + Wrestling Birthdays


Former WCW & WWE wrestler Dave Taylor turns 57 today. He was born on 1 May 1957.

1981: Harley Race defeated Tommy Rich to win the NWA World Title.

1992: Paul Heyman returned and debuted his new character on NWA TV called Paul E. Dangerously.

1998: Booker T defeated Chris Benoit to win the WCW Television Title.Former

WWF & WCW valet Miss Elizabeth died at the age of 42 back on this
day in 2003. She died due to an overdose of drugs & alcohol.

WWE Backlash was held at the Verizon Wireless Arena, in Manchester, New
Hampshire. 14,000 were in attendance to see Batista defeated Triple H
to retain the World Heavyweight Title.

2008: TNA released former Knockouts champion Roxxi.

2011: WWE Extreme Rules was held
at the St. Pete Times Forum, in Tampa, Florida. 10,000 were in
attendance to see John Cena defeated The Miz & John Morrison in a
Triple Threat Cage Match to win the WWE Title.

2012: Anarquia of Mexican America was released by TNA.

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