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On This Day In Wrestling History: April 17th

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Below you will find everything that happened in Professional Wrestling history on April 17th.


• On This Day In Pro Wrestling History (April 17, 1994) – WCW Spring Stampede 1994

On this day in Pro Wrestling history on April 17, 1994, Ted Turner’s World Championship Wrestling aired ‘WCW Spring Stampede 1994’ LIVE on PPV from the Rosemont Horizon in Chicago, Illinois.

With a great card like that, this was actually one of the most underrated pay-per-views in WCW history.

The results can be found here:

Johnny B. Badd def. Diamond Dallas Page

WCW World Television Championship: Lord Steven Regal (c) wrestled Brian Pillman to a time-limit-draw

Chicago Street Fight: The Nasty Boys def. Cactus Jack & Maxx Payne

WCW United States Heavyweight Championship: Steve Austin (c) def. The Great Muta by DQ

WCW International Heavyweight Championship: Sting def. Rick Rude (c)

Bunkhouse match: Bunkhouse Buck def. Dustin Rhodes

Big Van Vader def. The Boss (The Big Boss Man)

WCW World Heavyweight Championship: Ric Flair (c) wrestled Ricky Steamboat to a double-pin-fall




• On This Day In Pro Wrestling History (April 17, 1996) – WWF House Show

On this day in Pro Wrestling history on April 17, 1996, the World Wrestling Federation held an untelevised overseas house show at the Deutschlandhalle in Berlin, Germany (Europe).

This live event featured matches on the road to the ‘WWF In Your House 7: Good Friends, Better Enemies’ pay-per-view.

The results can be found below:

The Bushwhackers & The Godwinns defeated the 1-2-3 Kid, Leif Cassidy & WWF Tag Team Champions Skip & Zip

Arm Wrestling: Ahmed Johnson defeated Davey Boy Smith by DQ

Jake Roberts defeated Isaac Yankem DDS

Justin Bradshaw defeated Savio Vega

Hunter Hearst Helmsley defeated Razor Ramon

Bret Hart defeated Steve Austin

The Undertaker defeated Owen Hart

WWF World Champion Shawn Michaels defeated Diesel


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