• Former WWF Tag Team Champion Passed Away 17 Years Ago Today At The Age Of 33
On this day in 2005, we lost Old School Wrestling Veteran “Skip” Chris Candido (Real name: Christopher Candito) at the young age of 33 due to pneumonia.
If you were watching the World Wrestling Federation during the New Generation Era, there’s a big chance you remember him as part of the WWF World Tag Team Champions ‘The Body Donnas’, managed by his real-life girlfriend Sunny.
He also wrestled as Chris Candido for Smoky Mountain Wrestling, Extreme Championship Wrestling, World Championship Wrestling and Total Nonstop Action.
† REST IN PEACE
March 21, 1972 – April 28, 2005
• On This Day In Pro Wrestling History (April 28, 1990) – WWF Saturday Night’s Main Event 26
On this day in Pro Wrestling history on April 28, 1990, the World Wrestling Federation aired ‘WWF Saturday Night’s Main Event 26’ on NBC.
The entire event was originally taped on April 23, 1990 at the Frank Erwin Center in Austin, Texas.
Here are the results:
Hulk Hogan defeated Mr. Perfect
Earthquake defeated Hillbilly Jim
The Hart Foundation wrestled The Rockers to a double-DQ
WWF World Heavyweight Championship: The Ultimate Warrior (c) defeated Haku
The Big Boss Man defeated Akeem by DQ