DATELINE: APRIL 3, 1993 – PHILADELPHIA, PA
Don Muraco defeats The Sandman to win the ECW Heavyweight Championship.
At the time, the company was still called, Eastern Championship Wrestling. Notable former WWF stars like Muraco, Jimmy Snuka, and Tito Santana had migrated to the company during its formative years.
Muraco would hold the belt until August 8, 1993, losing it to his longtime rival, Santana.
DON MURACO VS. THE SANDMAN (TITLE DEFENSE)