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Today in Wrestling History – September 30th

Liz checks in with your look at wrestling history for September 30th, including Candice Michelle’s birthday, Triple H vs. The British Bulldog, and more!

Liz checks in with your look at wrestling history for September 30th, including Candice Michelle’s birthday, Triple H vs. The British Bulldog, and more!

Celebrating Birthday’s Today

  • 1969 – Chris Von Erich
  • 1973 – Autumn Breeze
  • 1974 – Eli Cottonwood
  • 1978 – Candice Michelle
  • 1979 – Curtis Axel
  • 1983 – Adam “Pacman” Jones
  • 1993 – Trevor Lee

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Today in History

1973 – At Showdown at Shea, WWWF Champion Pedro Morales and former champion Bruno Sammartino fought to a draw for the title. The bout went 65 minutes, when it was called a draw.

1983 – In what would turn out to be the last show for a decade, New Japan Pro Wrestling held a show at Budokan Hall in Tokyo, Japan.  WWWF Champion Bob Backlund defeated Stan Hansen by disqualification. In the show’s main event, Antonio Inoki defeated Ken Patera to retain his NWF Championship.

1999– The British Bulldog challenged Triple H for the WWF Championship on Smackdown, from Richmond, VA in the match where The Rock presented his Sliding People’s Elbow.

2003 –  In what sounds very familiar to a recent story line, Kane defeated Chris Jericho to win the WWE Intercontinental Championship.  As Kane was already a tag team champion, and was due to have another championship match in three weeks at No Mercy, it set him up to become a triple champion. Alas, it did not happen. Kane lost the tag champions a week before the PPV and the IC at the ppv to Triple H.

2007 – Low Ki defeated Arik Cannon and Roderick Strong in the finals to win the IWA Mid-South Ted Petty Invitational

2010 – Kurt Angle and Abyss met in a Steel Cage Match that ended in a no contest that aired on TNA Impact!

2018 – CHIKARA held Tooth and Claw in Philadelphia, PA.

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  • Singles Match
    The Proletariat Boar Of Moldova defeated Oleg The Usurper.
  • 6 Man Tag Team Match
    The Bike Cops (Donald Kluger, Jasper Tippins & Officer Warren Barksdale) defeated The Furies (Delmi Exo, Icarus & Obariyon).
  • Singles Match
    Rory Gulak defeated Hallowicked.
  • Singles Match
    Merlok defeated Ashley Vox.
  • 4 Corners Tag Team Elimination Match
    The Rumblebees (Solo Darling & Travis Huckabee) defeated The Hermit Crab & The Cajun Crawdad, Xyberhawx 2000 (Sylverhawk & Razerhawk) and Chuck Taylor & DUSTIN.
  • CHIKARA Grand Championship Match
    Juan Francisco de Coronado (c) defeated Mark Angelosetti.

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Died on This Date

2012 – Robert F. Jeaudoin (Bobby Jaggers)


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