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On This Day In Pro Wrestling History – June 23, 1996

On this day in Pro Wrestling history in 1996, King of the Ring 1996 PPV took place. This event is famous for “Stone Cold” Steve Austin winning the King of the Ring Tournament and cutting his Austin 3:16 promo.

This event also marked the final WWF PPV appearance of the late great Ultimate Warrior until WresteMania XXX. Below are the results from the PPV:

* Stone Cold Steve Austin def. Marc Mero
* Jake Roberts def. Vader
* The Smoking Gunns def. The Godwinns to retain the WWF Tag Team Titles
* The Ultimate Warrior def. Jerry Lawler

* Mankind def. The Undertaker
* Ahmed Johnson def. Goldust to win the WWF Intercontinental Title
* Stone Cold Steve Austin def. Jake Roberts to win the King of the Ring tournament
* Shawn Michaels def. The British Bulldog with Mr. Perfect as the special outside enforcer to retain the WWF World Title.

You can watch the Austin 3:16 promo below:

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