On this day in pro wrestling history: Edwards over Strong for ROH belt, Edge & Christian beat Hardys

By Brian Hoops

1943 – El Santo defeated Murcielago Velazquez to win the Mexican
National Middleweight Title.
1955 – Roy McClarty and Pat O’Connor defeated Reggie Lisowski and Art
Neilson to win the Chicago NWA World Tag Team Title in Moline, Illinois.
1956 – Don Evans defeated Bull Curry for the NWA Texas Brass Knuckles
Title in Fort Worth, Texas
1965 – Buddy Fuller and Jesse James defeated The Mysterious Medics to
win the Georgia NWA Southern Tag Team Title in Atlanta, Georgia
1968 – Tojo Yamamoto defeated Len Rossi for the NWA Southern Junior
Heavyweight Title in Chattanooga, Tennessee
1973 – Jackie Fargo and Jerry Jarrett defeated Jerry Lawler and Jim
White to win the Mid-America NWA Southern Tag Team Title in Memphis,
1974 – The Texan (Blackjack Mulligan) defeated Fritz Von Erich for the
NWA American Heavyweight Title
1976 – Wahoo McDaniel won the Crockett Cadillac Cup Tournament in
Richmond, Virginia.
1977 – WWWF World Heavyweight Champion Bruno Sammartino defeated Stan
Stasiak in Boston, Mass.
1978 – Tim Woods defeated Blackjack Mulligan for the NWA United States
Heavyweight Title in Greensboro, North Carolina.
1979 – Rick Martel defeated Mad Dog Martin in Auckland, New Zealand for
the New Zealand NWA British Empire Heavyweight Title
1980 – Gypsy Joe and Tojo Yamamoto defeated Rocky Brewer and Pat Rose
for the NWA Mid-America Tag Team Title in Nashville, Tennessee.
1984 – Bobby Fulton defeated Adrian Street to win the Southwest
Championship Wrestling Southwest Junior Heavyweight Title in San
Antonio, Texas.
1988 – Badd Company (Paul Diamond and Pat Tanaka) defeated The Midnight
Rockers (Marty Jannetty and Shawn Michaels) for the AWA World Tag Team
Title in Las Vegas, Nevada
1990 – WWF Intercontinental Champion The Ultimate Warrior pinned Mr.
Perfect in Madison Square Garden.
1994 – Brian Christopher defeated Eddie Gilbert by countout to win the
USWA Heavyweight Title in Memphis, Tennessee
1995 – Cactus Jack defeated T. Rantula for the Steel City Wrestling
Heavyweight Title.
1995 – At the WCW Uncensored PPV in Tupelo, Mississippi; The Nasty Boys
(Brian Knobbs and Jerry Sags)
defeated WCW World Tag Team Champions Harlem Heat (Booker T and Stevie
Ray (with Sister Sherri))
in a Falls Count Anywhere match.
1996 – John Rambo defeated Jimmy Snuka in a tournament final to win the
ECCW Heavyweight Title in Port Alberni, British Columbia
1997 – Shoichi Funaki defeated Pantera to win the vacant UWA World
Middleweight Title in Yonezawa, Japan

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1999 – Steve Bradley defeated Lance Cade and Erin O’Grady (Crash Holly)
in a three-way match to win the Power Pro Wrestling Young Guns Title in
Memphis, Tennessee
2000 – At the WCW Uncensored PPV in Miami, Florida; The Harris Brothers
(Ron and Don) defeated WCW World Tag Team Champions The Mamalukes (Big
Vito and Johnny the Bull (with Disco Inferno)) to win the title.
2000 – Rex King defeated Glamour Boy Shane for the WWC Television Title
in Cabo Rojo, Puerto Rico
2001 – During an edition of Monday Night Raw in Miami, Florida; Edge and
Christian defeated WWF Tag Team Champions The Hardy Boyz (Jeff and Matt
(with Lita)) to win the title. Later in the show, the Dudley Boyz (Bubba
Ray and D-Von) defeated WWF Tag Team Champions Edge and Christian to win
the title.
2002 – During an edition of Smackdown from Ottawa, Ontario; William
Regal defeated WWF European Champion Diamond Dallas Page to win the title.
2004 – Rey Bucanero and Último Guerrero defeated L.A. Park and Shocker
to win the CMLL World Tag Team Title in Mexico City, Mexico.
2006 – At an OVW house show in Louisville, Kentucky, The Untouchables
(Deuce and Domino) won the OVW Southern Tag Team Title, after Deuce
defeats The Miz in a singles match.
2011 – Eddie Edwards defeated Roderick Strong to win the ROH Title at
the Manhattan Mayhem iPPV.

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