Tag: WWF

TODAY IN PRO WRESTLING HISTORY… MAY 14th: The WWF’s version of...

1995 - The WWF presents the first of their 'In Your House' events, and as part of the show, holds a contest to award one lucky fan a brand, new home

TODAY IN PRO WRESTLING HISTORY… MAY 12th: RVD becomes Mr. Monday...

1997 - On Raw is War, Rob Van Dam makes his WWF debut with a win over Jeff Hardy, as part of an invasion by Extreme Championship Wrestling

TODAY IN PRO WRESTLING HISTORY…MAY 10th: Rock & Wrestling Move to...

1985 - The World Wrestling Federation tapes the first-ever Saturday Night's Main Event, which airs one night later, on NBC in place of Saturday Night Live

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

KAYFABE THEATER: The Junkyard Dog on American Bandstand

JYD, Vicki Sue Robinson, and Rick Derringer appear on the popular dance show to talk to Dick Clark about the Dog's entrance tune, "Grab Them Cakes"

TODAY IN PRO WRESTLING HISTORY… MAY 4th: The Birth of “The...

Harry Masayoshi Fujiwara - better known to many fans as Mr. Fuji - is born on this day in 1934

TODAY IN PRO WRESTLING HISTORY… MAY 1st: The Death of Miss...

Elizabeth Hulette, best known to wrestling fans as Miss Elizabeth, dies of acute toxicity at the age of 42

TODAY IN PRO WRESTLING HISTORY… APRIL 29th: Remembering Brian Pillman

Les Thatcher and Heartland Wrestling Association present the first Brian Pillman Memorial Show, celebrating his life and featuring stars from WWF, WCW & ECW

TODAY IN PRO WRESTLING HISTORY… APRIL 7th: The Three Faces of...

The WWF presents WrestleMania 2 from three separate locations, New York, Chicago, & LA, headlined by Hulk Hogan defeating King Kong Bundy in a steel cage 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