• On This Day In Pro Wrestling History (July 13, 1996) – Heatwave 1996
On this day in Pro Wrestling history on July 13, 1996, ECW hosted ‘Heatwave 1996’ in the ECW Arena in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
The 1996 edition of Extreme Championship Wrestling’s annual Heatwave event saw World Heavyweight Champion Raven compete in a 6-man Steel Cage main event, while TV Champion “Lionheart” Chris Jericho had to defend his title in a 4 corners match.
Sabu & Mikey Whipwreck were working twice that night, once together, challenging for the Tag Team titles and then later on in singles matches against different opponents.
Below are the full results from the show:
– The Gangstas fought Samoan Gangstas Party to a no contest
– Mikey Whipwreck defeated Paul Lauria
– ECW World Tag Team Championship
The Eliminators defeated Sabu & Mikey Whipwreck
– The Dudley Brothers defeated The F.B.I.
– Tarzan Goto defeated Axl Rotten
– ECW World Television Championship
Shane Douglas defeated Chris Jericho, 2 Cold Scorpio & Pitbull #2
– Sabu defeated Louie Spicolli
– Steel Cage match
The Sandman, Terry Gordy and Tommy Dreamer defeated Raven, Brian Lee and Stevie Richards
• Current WWE Wrestler Recalls His Debut Against The Undertaker 13 Years Ago Today – Says He Hopes Taker Realized He Was Sharing The Ring With The Greatest Sports Entertainer of All Time
Current WWE NXT wrestler Tommaso Ciampa made his WWE debut 13 years ago today in a segment against The Undertaker. You can watch it below:
Below is what Ciampa tweeted about this earlier today:
13 years ago, I made my WWE debut.
I often wonder if Taker realized he was sharing the ring with The Greatest Sports Entertainer of All Time pic.twitter.com/SldBUpffEl
— BLACKHEART (@ProjectCiampa) July 13, 2018