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On This Day In Pro Wrestling History (November 26, 1995) – World War III 1995

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On this day in Pro Wrestling history on November 26, 1995, WCW aired their first ever World War III PPV LIVE from the Norfolk Scope in Norfolk, Virginia.

The absolute highlight & main event of this PPV was the 60-man 3 ring battle royal for the vacant WCW World Heavyweight Title.

Future World War III PPVs (1996-1998) would only have the number one contender spot on the line for the winner of the 60-man battle royal.

Here are the results:

• WCW World Television Championship
Johnny B. Badd (c) defeated Diamond Dallas Page

• Taped Fist match
Big Bubba Rogers defeated Jim Duggan

• Bull Nakano and Akira Hokuto defeated Mayumi Ozaki and Cutie Suzuki

• WCW United States Heavyweight Championship
Kensuke Sasaki (c) defeated Chris Benoit

• Lex Luger defeated Randy Savage

• Sting defeated Ric Flair

• Randy Savage won a 60-Man World War 3 match for the vacant WCW World Heavyweight Championship

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