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On This Day In Pro Wrestling History – October 23, 2001

Dudley Boyz as the WWF Tag Team Champions

On this day in Pro Wrestling history in 2001, WWF taped an episode of SmackDown.

Dudley Boyz made history during this episode as they defeated The Hardy Boyz to become the WCW World Tag Team Champions and became the 1st and only team ever to hold the WWF, ECW & WCW Tag Team Titles during their career. They were the final WCW World Tag Team Champions as the titles were unified with WWF Tag Team Titles at Survivor Series 2001.

Below are the results from that episode:
– Booker T def. Bubba Ray Dudley, Chavo Guerrero, Chris Kanyon, D-Von Dudley, Hugh Morrus, Justin Credible, Lance Storm, Mike Awesome, Raven, Rob Van Dam, Steven Richards, Tazz, Test, The Hurricane, Tommy Dreamer in a 16 man Battle Royal.
– Trish Stratus def. Molly Holly
– Kurt Angle def. Christian via submission
– WCW World Title Match: Chris Jericho def. Booker T to retain the Title.

– Al Snow def. Tazz
– WCW World Tag Team Title Match: The Dudley Boyz def. The Hardy Boyz to win the Titles.
– WWF Hardcore Title Match: Rob Van Dam def. The Rock to retain the Title.

You can watch the Rock-RVD Hardcore match below:

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