Today In Pro Wrestling History + Wrestling Birthdays


2-time WCW World Champion Lex Luger turns 56 today.

TNA Grand Slam Champion AJ Styles turns 37 today.

One-time TNA Knockouts Champion Velvet Sky turns 33 today.

Former TNA wrestler/manager Desire turns 41 today.

1987: The Honky Tonk Man defeated Ricky Steamboat to win the WWF Intercontinental Title.

1997: WCW Monday Nitro defeating WWF Monday Night Raw: 3.3 to 2.5 in the ratings.

1998: WWE Hall of Famer The Junkyard Dog died aged just 45. He died in a single-car road accident after apparently falling asleep at the wheel.

2003: WWE Hall of Famer ‘Classy’ Freddie Blassie died at the age of 85. He died of heart and kidney failure

2004: Jeff Jarrett defeated AJ Styles, Raven, & Chris Harris in a King Of The Mountain Match to win the NWA World Title.

2008: WWE Monday Night Raw was held from Rabobank Arena, here in Bakersfield, Ca. John Cena defeated Jeff Hardy to become the #1 contender for the WWE Title in the main event.

2013: TNA Slammiversary XI was held from the Agganis Arena, in Boston, Massachusetts. There was 3,800 in attendance to see Bully Ray defeated Sting to retain the TNA World Heavyweight Title

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