TODAY IN PRO WRESTLING HISTORY… AUGUST 3rd: Hart breaks Austin’s neck

DATELINE: AUGUST 3, 1997 Р EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ


Stone Cold Steve Austin defeats Owen Hart to win the WWF Intercontinental Championship, despite suffering a broken neck during the match.

The story was what went down near the conclusion of the bout. For about a minute, Austin was temporarily paralyzed. After a delay, the match went to a quick finish, with Austin rolling up Hart to win the belt. Due to the injury, Austin vacated the title a month later.



 

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