DATELINE: OCT. 16, 1997 – QUEENS, NEW YORK
Bam Bam Bigelow defeats Shane Douglas to win the ECW World Heavyweight Championship. It would be the only world title in Bigelow’s vaunted career.
On the morning of January 19, 2007, Bigelow was found dead in his home in Hudson, FL. He was 45 years old.