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18. On This Day In Pro Wrestling History (July 13, 1996) – Heatwave 1996

On this day in Pro Wrestling history on July 13, 1996, ECW hosted ‘Heatwave 1996’ in the ECW Arena in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

The 1996 edition of Extreme Championship Wrestling’s annual Heatwave event saw World Heavyweight Champion Raven compete in a 6-man Steel Cage main event, while TV Champion “Lionheart” Chris Jericho had to defend his title in a 4 corners match.

Sabu & Mikey Whipwreck were working twice that night, once together, challenging for the Tag Team titles and then later on in singles matches against different opponents.

1996 Heatwave pt4 by fan-of-W

Here’re the full results from the show:

The Gangstas fought Samoan Gangstas Party to a no contest

Mikey Whipwreck defeated Paul Lauria

ECW World Tag Team Championship
The Eliminators defeated Sabu & Mikey Whipwreck

The Dudley Brothers defeated The F.B.I.

Tarzan Goto defeated Axl Rotten

ECW World Television Championship
Shane Douglas defeated Chris Jericho, 2 Cold Scorpio & Pitbull #2

Sabu defeated Louie Spicolli

Steel Cage match
The Sandman, Terry Gordy and Tommy Dreamer defeated Raven, Brian Lee and Stevie Richards

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