TODAY IN PRO WRESTLING HISTORY… AUGUST 4th: Luger defeats Hogan

DATELINE: AUGUST 4, 1997 – THE PALACE – AUBURN HILLS, MI 


Lex Luger defeats Hollywood Hogan via submission to win the WCW World Heavyweight Championship on the 100th episode of WCW Monday Nitro.

Luger’s run as WCW champion would end quickly, as just five days later at the Road Wild pay-per-view in Sturgis, South Dakota, Hogan would defeat Luger and regain the world title.


 

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