Tag: WWF World Heavyweight title
TODAY IN PRO WRESTLING HISTORY… JULY 3rd: Backlund Attacks Hart!
After Bret Hart defeats Bob Backlund to retain the WWF Championship, Backlund shakes his hand, then brutally attacks him, applying the crossface chickenwing
KAYFABE THEATER: Ted DiBiase appears as the WWF World Champion
The Million Dollar Man wrestles in Boston the day after being handed the World title by Andre the Giant, wearing the belt and being interviewed as the champion
TODAY IN PRO WRESTLING HISTORY… MAY 3rd: Hogan vs. Muta in...
At New Japan's Wrestling Dontaku '93, WWF Champion Hulk Hogan defeats IWGP Champion The Great Muta in a non-title match
TODAY IN PRO WRESTLING HISTORY… APRIL 1st: Hogan & Warrior blow...
In an epic encounter at WrestleMania VI, The Ultimate Warrior defeats Hulk Hogan for the WWF World Heavyweight title in front of 67,000 fans in Toronto
TODAY IN PRO WRESTLING HISTORY… MARCH 28th: The Rock and Austin...
Stone Cold Steve Austin defeats The Rock in a no-disqualification match to win his third WWF World Championship, when Mankind makes the three count
TODAY IN PRO WRESTLING HISTORY… MARCH 26th: The Last Nitro
After having been purchased by the WWF, World Championship Wrestling broadcasts the final episode of Nitro from a beach in Panama City
TODAY IN PRO WRESTLING HISTORY… MARCH 24th: The Hulkster Saves America
At WrestleMania VII: Stars & Stripes Forever in Los Angeles, Hulk Hogan defeats the Iraqi turncoat, Sgt. Slaughter, to win the WWF title for the third time
TODAY IN PRO WRESTLING HISTORY… FEB 18th: Rock & Wrestling come...
The World Wrestling Federation and MTV present The War to Settle the Score, a cross-promotional event that featured Hulk Hogan vs Roddy Piper for the WWF title
TODAY IN PRO WRESTLING HISTORY… FEB 13th: Smiles and Title Reigns...
Shawn Michaels relinquishes the WWF World Heavyweight title on RAW, and gives an emotional speech where he tells Vince McMahon that he "Lost His Smile"
TODAY IN PRO WRESTLING HISTORY… FEB 5th: A Shocking Title Loss...
The WWF airs wrestling programming in prime time on NBC, and the shocking Andre the Giant-Hulk Hogan rematch scores the highest ratings ever