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On This Day In Wrestling History: April 3rd

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Below you will find everything that happened in Professional Wrestling history on April 3rd.


• On This Day In Pro Wrestling History (April 3, 1999) – ECW CyberSlam 1999

On this day in Pro Wrestling history on April 3, 1999, ECW promoted ‘ECW CyberSlam 1999’ at the ECW Arena in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

This event featured Old School WWF WrestleMania XIV opponents Taka Michinoku and Mr. Águila (as Papi Chulo) wrestling each other.

The results can be found here:

Jerry Lynn defeated Yoshihiro Tajiri

Chris Chetti & Nova defeated Rod Price & Skull Von Crush

Super Crazy defeated Mosco de la Merced

Taka Michinoku defeated Papi Chulo

ECW World Television Championship: Rob Van Dam (c) defeated 2 Cold Scorpio

Falls Count Anywhere – ECW World Heavyweight Championship: Taz (c) defeated Chris Candido

Shane Douglas defeated Justin Credible

Ultimate Jeopardy: The Dudley Boyz & Mr. Mustafa defeated New Jack & The Hardcore Chair Swingin’ Freaks


• On This Day In Pro Wrestling History (April 3, 1982) – WWF House Show

On this day in Pro Wrestling history on April 3, 1982, the World Wrestling Federation held an untelevised house show at the Boston Garden in Boston, Massachusetts.

This live event included matches featuring the 1982 WWF Superstars.

The results can be found below:

Laurent Soucie defeated Jose Estrada

Rick McGraw defeated Johnny Rodz

WWF IC Champion Pedro Morales defeated the Black Demon

Bob Orton Jr. defeated SD Jones

Lumberjack Match – WWF World Champion Bob Backlund defeated Adrin Adonis

Jesse Ventura defeated Tony Garea by count-out

Greg Valentine defeated Tony Garea

Rick Martel defeated Baron Mikel Scicluna

Andre The Giant & Steve Travis defeated WWF Tag Team Champions Mr. Fuji & Mr. Saito by DQ



• Old School Wrestling Veteran Celebrates His Birthday

Old School ECW/WCW/WWF/WWE Veteran Lance Storm (Real name: Lance Evers) celebrates his birthday today.

Lance Storm & Chris Jericho were known as The Thrillseekers in Jim Cornette’s Smoky Mountain Wrestling during the mid-90s, before Storm went to Europe & Japan and eventually ended up in Paul Heyman’s Extreme Championship Wrestling, where he had a successful run from 1997 till he left for Ted Turner’s World Championship Wrestling in 2000.

He went on to become the leader of Team Canada in WCW and later joined the World Wrestling Federation as part of the infamous WCW/ECW Invasion storyline.



• Old School WWF Celebrity Would Have Celebrated His Birthday

Today would have been the birthday of Old School WWF Celebrity Ray Combs.

Ray Combs was well known as the host of the famous TV game show “Family Feud” from 1988 until 1994, which included an episode that featured ‘The World Wrestling Federation vs. The World Bodybuilding Federation’.

In 1992 he served as a guest ring announcer at WrestleMania VIII and later also became a guest commentator for the ‘Hart Family vs. Shawn Michaels & The 3 Knights’ match at the Survivor Series 1993 PPV.


April 3, 1956 – June 2, 1996

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