• John Cena Could Tie Another Ric Flair Record At WrestleMania 39
At Royal Rumble 2017, John Cena defeated AJ Styles to become a 16-time WWE World Heavyweight Champion, thus tying Ric Flair’s WWE recognized record of 16 World Title reigns.
At WrestleMania 39 this Saturday, Cena will challenge Austin Theory for the United States Championship in the opening match of the show.
Flair holds the record for the most United States Title reigns: 6. Cena is only one behind with 5 US Title reigns.
If Cena somehow defeats Theory, then he’ll equal another Ric Flair title record.
Cena posted the following about his first WrestleMania match since 2020:
“First match, #WrestleMania 20, @TheGarden.
First match, #WrestleMania 39, @SoFiStadium.
Then. NOW. Forever.”
— John Cena (@JohnCena) March 27, 2023
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• On This Day In Pro Wrestling History (March 29, 1980) – WWF House Show
On this day in Pro Wrestling history on March 29, 1980, the World Wrestling Federation held an untelevised house show at the Springfield Civic Center in Springfield, Massachusetts.
This live event included matches featuring the 1980 WWF Superstars.
The results can be found below:
Larry Sharpe defeated Mike Masters
Tor Kamata defeated Angelo Gomez
Rene Goulet defeated Baron Mikel Scicluna
Ken Patera defeated WWF World Champion Bob Backlund, when the match was stopped due to blood loss
Dominic DeNucci defeated Davey O’Hannon
Andre the Giant wrestled Hulk Hogan to a double count-out
Johnny Rodz defeated Frank Williams
WWF Intercontinental Champion Pat Patterson defeated Bobby Duncum by DQ