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On This Day In Wrestling History: April 16th

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Below you will find everything that happened in Professional Wrestling history on April 16th.


• On This Day In Pro Wrestling History (April 16, 2000) – WCW Spring Stampede 2000

On this day in Pro Wrestling history on April 16, 2000, Ted Turner’s World Championship Wrestling aired ‘WCW Spring Stampede 2000’ LIVE on PPV from the United Center in Chicago, Illinois.

This was the first ever WCW pay-per-view after the April 10 – Eric Bischoff/Vince Russo reboot, as well as the first to feature the infamous New Blood vs. Millionaire’s Club feud.

It was the last of 5 Spring Stampede pay-per-view events that WCW aired between 1994 and 2000.

Here are the results:

Triple threat: Ric Flair & Lex Luger defeated The Harris Brothers and The Mamalukes

Mancow defeated Jimmy Hart

Scott Steiner defeated The Wall by DQ

Mike Awesome defeated Ernest Miller

Shane Douglas and Buff Bagwell defeated Harlem Heat 2000

Sting defeated Booker T

Vampiro defeated Billy Kidman

Vacant WCW Hardcore Championship: Terry Funk defeated Norman Smiley

Scott Steiner defeated Mike Awesome

Sting defeated Vampiro

Six-Way – Vacant WCW Cruiserweight Championship: Chris Candido defeated The Artist, Juventud Guerrera, Shannon Moore, Lash LeRoux and Crowbar

Vacant WCW World Tag Team Championship: Shane Douglas & Buff Bagwell defeated Ric Flair & Lex Luger

Vacant WCW United States Heavyweight Championship: Scott Steiner defeated Sting


Vacant WCW World Heavyweight Championship: Jeff Jarrett defeated Diamond Dallas Page


• On This Day In Pro Wrestling History (April 16, 1987) – WWF House Show

On this day in Pro Wrestling history on April 16, 1987, the World Wrestling Federation held an untelevised house show in Edmundston, New Brunswick.

This live event included matches featuring the 1987 WWF Superstars.

Edouard Carpentier worked as the guest ring announcer that night.

The results can be found below:

Lanny Poffo (sub. for Tom Magee) defeated Frenchy Martin

SD Jones defeated Jimmy Jack Funk

Dino Bravo defeated Cpl. Kirchner

WWF Women’s Champion The Fabulous Moolah defeated Velvet McIntyre

Rick Martel & Tom Zenk defeated Don Muraco & Bob Orton Jr.

The Islanders defeated King Harley Race & Hercules


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