• Shawn Michaels Won His 1st WWF Championship 22 Years Ago Today
On this day in Pro Wrestling history on March 31, 1996, WrestleMania XII took place at the Arrowhead Pond in Anaheim, California. The main event of the show featured Shawn Michaels defeating Bret Hart in an Iron Man match to win his first WWF Championship.
Below are the results:
– The British Bulldog, Owen Hart and Vader (with Jim Cornette) def. Ahmed Johnson, Jake Roberts and Yokozuna (with Mr. Fuji)
– Hollywood Backlot Brawl: Roddy Piper def. Goldust (with Marlena)
– Stone Cold Steve Austin (with Ted DiBiase) def. Savio Vega
– The Ultimate Warrior def. Hunter Hearst Helmsley (with Sable)
– The Undertaker (with Paul Bearer) def. Diesel
– 60-minute Iron Man match for the WWF World Heavyweight Championship: Shawn Michaels (with José Lothario) def. Bret Hart (c) 1-0 in sudden death overtime to win the Title.
You can watch the highlights from this event in just 60 seconds below:
• Brock Lesnar Picks Up The Final Win Of His Current WWE Deal
At last night’s WWE Live Event in Boston, Universal Champion Brock Lesnar won the final match of his current WWE deal when he defeated Kane & Braun Strowman in a Triple Threat match in about 5 minutes to retain the Title.
This was Lesnar’s final WWE Live Event match under his current WWE deal. Lesnar has only one match left under his WWE deal and that will be at WrestleMania 34 against Roman Reigns (which he’s expected to lose).
Below are the results from last night’s Live Event:
– Asuka def. Sonya Deville
– Rhyno, Heath Slater, Luke Gallows & Karl Anderson def. The Revival & The Miztourage (Curtis Axel & Bo Dallas)
– Akira Tozawa def. Jack Gallagher
– Raw Tag Team Championship Match: The Bar (Cesaro & Sheamus) (c) def. Titus Worldwide (Apollo & Titus O’Neil) to retain the Titles.
– Roman Reigns def. Elias
– Raw Women’s Championship Match: Alexa Bliss (c) def. Sasha Banks to retain the Title.
– Seth Rollins def. Finn Balor
– Universal Championship Match: Brock Lesnar (c) def. Kane & Braun Strowman to retain the Title.