TODAY IN PRO WRESTLING HISTORY… MAY 31st: Love Comes Calling at Over the Edge

DATELINE: MAY 31, 1998 – WISCONSIN CENTER – MILWAUKEE, WI


Stone Cold Steve Austin defeats Dude Love in a falls-count-anywhere match, with Vince McMahon as the special referee, to retain the WWF World Heavyweight title.

Foley had been coerced by Vince McMahon to forsake his Mankind image and take on the Dude Love persona. After brutalizing Terry Funk in a Falls-Count-Anywhere match on Monday Night RAW, McMahon handed Foley his tie-dyed gear and granted him his long-awaited title shot.



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