• On This Day In Pro Wrestling History (January 17, 1977) – WWWF MSG House Show
On this day in Pro Wrestling history on January 17, 1977, the World Wide Wrestling Federation held a televised house show in the world’s most famous arena, Madison Square Garden in New York City, New York.
Here are the results from that night:
– Jose Gonzales wrestled Pete Sanchez to a draw
– Doug Gilbert defeated Don Serrano
– Greg Gagne defeated Johnny Rodz
– Nikolai Volkoff & Tor Kamata defeated Dominic DeNucci & Manuel Soto
– Pat Patterson defeated Baron Mikel Scicluna
– Bobo Brazil defeated Stan Stasiak via DQ
– WWWF International Tag Team Titles: Billy White Wolf (C) & Chief Jay Strongbow (C) defeated Executioner #1 & Executioner #2
– Ivan Putski wrestled Bruiser Brody to a double-DQ
– WWWF World Heavyweight Title: Ken Patera defeated Bruno Sammartino (C) via count-out
• Kurt Angle’s Niece Abducted, Wants Your Help
WWE Hall of Famer Kurt Angle posted the following on his Facebook page yesterday:
“Hello everyone. My beautiful 16 year old niece Marjani Aquil got abducted today by a 19 year old guy. Please call the police if you have seen this girl.
Marjani Aquil, 16; 5’4″, 140 lbs., long black hair w/ blonde highlights; grey longsleeve shirt, lt. blue jeans, tan boots. Last seen Jan. 16 ~ 3 p.m. on Glenbrook Dr., Penn Hills, Allegheny Co. Abducted by Jermaine Rodgers, 19. Red Sedan. Call 911 if seen.”
UPDATE: Kurt Angle just announced on Facebook that her niece has now been found:
“My niece has been found. Just wanted to say thank you to all those who have prayed and have shared posts to help locate her. Thank you to the Pittsburgh Police for your persistence in finding my niece. My family is truly appreciative. Love you all.
Godbless – K”
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