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On This Day In Pro Wrestling History (July 23, 1984) – The Brawl to End It All


On this day in Pro Wrestling history on July 23, 1984, the WWF aired ‘The Brawl to End It All’ LIVE on MTV from The Madison Square Garden in New York City, New York.

The event drew a 9.0 rating for MTV, making it at the time the most watched program in the history of the channel. Below are the results from the show:

– Paul Orndorff def. Chief Jay Strongbow
– Adrian Adonis & Dick Murdoch def. Sgt. Slaughter & Terry Daniels to retain the WWF Tag Team Championship.
– Bob Backlund def. Butcher Vachon via submission.
– Tito Santana vs. Cowboy Bob Orton, Jr. went to a 20-minute draw for the WWF Intercontinental Championship.
– Hulk Hogan def. Greg Valentine to retain the WWF World Heavyweight Championship.
– Antonio Inoki def. Charlie Fulton to retain the WWF World Martial Arts Championship.
– The Iron Sheik def. Tony Garea
– Samoan Sika def. Ron Shaw
– Samoan Afa def. Rene Goulet
– Antonio Inoki won a 20-man battle royal.
– Wendi Richter def. The Fabulous Moolah to win the WWF Women’s Championship.

Wendi Richter ended Moolah’s 27 year title reign as WWF Women’s Champion. This was the longest Title reign ever in Professional Wrestling history. You can watch that moment below:

You can watch the full event below:

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