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On This Day In Wrestling History: April 26th

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Below you will find everything that happened in Professional Wrestling history on April 26th.


• On This Day In Pro Wrestling History (April 26, 1998) – WWF In Your House 21: Unforgiven

On this day in Pro Wrestling history on April 26, 1998, the World Wrestling Federation aired ‘WWF In Your House 21: Unforgiven’ LIVE on PPV from the Greensboro Coliseum in Greensboro, North Carolina.

It was the 21st edition of the In Your House pay-per-views, but at the same time the first ever “Unforgiven”, an event that was held every year after that, all though without the “In Your House” theme.

This event featured the first ever Inferno match in professional wrestling history.

Results from that night:

Faarooq, Ken Shamrock & Steve Blackman defeated The Nation

WWF European Championship: Triple H (c) defeated Owen Hart

NWA World Tag Team Championship: The New Midnight Express (c) defeated The Rock ‘N’ Roll Express

Evening Gown Match: Luna Vachon defeated Sable

WWF Tag Team Championship: The New Age Outlaws (c) defeated LOD 2000

Inferno match: The Undertaker defeated Kane

WWF Championship: Dude Love defeated Stone Cold Steve Austin (c) by DQ



• On This Day In Pro Wrestling History (April 26, 1992) – WWF House Show

On this day in Pro Wrestling history on April 26, 1992, the World Wrestling Federation held an untelevised house show at Rosemont Horizon in Chicago, Illinois.

This live event included matches featuring the 1992 WWF Superstars.

The results can be found below:

Chris Walker pinned Bob Bradley

Skinner pinned Jim Brunzell (sub. for Kerry Von Erich)

The Natural Disasters defeated WWF Tag Team Champions Ted Dibiase & IRS by count-out

Tatanka pinned Col. Mustafa

The Undertaker pinned the Berzerker

Papa Shango pinned Virgil

Sgt. Slaughter defeated the Mountie

WWF World Champion Randy Savage defeated Ric Flair by DQ

Virgil won a 16-man battle royal



• On This Day In Pro Wrestling History (April 26, 1986) – WWF Boston Garden Show

On this day in Pro Wrestling history on April 26, 1986, the World Wrestling Federation held a televised house show at the Boston Garden in Boston, Massachusetts.

The live event was televised on the local NESN channel with Gorilla Monsoon & Lord Alfred Hayes doing commentary.

The card can be found here:

Tony Garea pinned Mr. X

Moondog Spot defeated Jose Luis Rivera (sub. for Pedro Morales)

Don Muraco defeated Danny Spivey (sub. for Uncle Elmer)

Greg Valentine & Brutus Beefcake defeated Pedro Morales (sub. for WWF Tag Team Champion the Dynamite Kid) & WWF Tag Team Champion Davey Boy Smith

King Tonga defeated Tiger Chung Lee

Lanny Poffo defeated Psycho Capone (sub. for Barry O)

Ted Arcidi wrestled Big John Studd to a double count-out

Jimmy Hart, Jimmy Jack (sub. for Terry Funk) & Dory Funk Jr. defeated Ricky Steamboat, The Junkyard Dog & the Haiti Kid


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