TODAY IN PRO WRESTLING HISTORY… JAN 29th: Konnan strikes gold in WCW

DATELINE: JAN 29, 1996 – CANTON, OH


Prior to WCW Monday Nitro going live, Konnan defeats The One Man Gang, to win the WCW United States Championship.

The match would eventually air on the February 4th edition of WCW Main Event. 

The win would be the Mexican legend’s first championship in his new company. He would hold the US title for 160 days, until he was defeated by Ric Flair on the July 7th pay per view, Bash at the Beach.


YouTube: Monsoon Classic


 

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