• On This Day In Pro Wrestling History (January 31, 2001) – OVW Christmas Chaos
On this day in Pro Wrestling history on January 31, 2001, the World Wrestling Federation’s developmental territory Ohio Valley Wrestling held a televised live event in the Louisville Gardens in Louisville, Kentucky.
In addition to the regular OVW roster members (WWF developmental Wrestlers), this event featured several WWF main roster Superstars such as Kane, Mark Henry, Chris Benoit, The Big Show and The Hardy Boyz.
Here are the results from that night:
Brock Lesnar & Shelton Benjamin defeated Johnny Spade & Sly Skraper
Randy Orton defeated Robbie D
Rob Conway defeated Ron Waterman
Derrick King & Jason Lee & Rip Rogers defeated Buddy Landel & Chris Michaels & Sean Casey
Last Man Standing: Russ McCullough defeated Damaja
Flash Flanagan & Trailer Park Trash defeated Mr. Black & Rico Constantino
Big Show defeated Mark Henry
Jeff Hardy, Lita & Matt Hardy defeated Damien, Payne & Synn
OVW Heavyweight Title: Chris Benoit defeated Nick Dinsmore (C) by DQ
Kane defeated Leviathan (Batista)
• Bret Hart Diagnosed With Skin Cancer
Two time WWE Hall of Famer Bret Hart revealed on Instagram that he has been diagnosed with a type of skin cancer and a surgery to remove it has been scheduled.
Below is what The Hitman wrote:
“Goal for 2020 and beyond: wear more sunscreen! Basal cell carcinoma removal scheduled soon. Another opportunity to remind everyone to look after your health and #getchecked.”
This isn’t the first time Bret has dealt with cancer. Prior to this, Bret defeated prostate cancer in 2017.