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On This Day In Wrestling History: February 17th

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


• On This Day In Pro Wrestling History (February 17, 2002) – WWF No Way Out 2002

On this day in Pro Wrestling history on February 17, 2002, the World Wrestling Federation aired their annual ‘No Way Out’ event LIVE on PPV from the Bradley Center in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

This turned out to be the last ‘World Wrestling Federation’ version of NO WAY OUT, before the promotion was renamed World Wrestling Entertainment later that year.

No Way Out 2002 marks the WWF debut of the nWo faction, including the Hulkster’s WWF return after being gone for almost 9 years.

Here are the results:

The APA won the Tag team turmoil match

Rob Van Dam defeated Goldust

WWF Tag Team Championship: Tazz and Spike Dudley (c) defeated Booker T and Test

Brass Knuckles on a Pole – WWF Intercontinental Championship: William Regal (c) defeated Edge

The Rock defeated The Undertaker

#1 contender: Kurt Angle defeated Triple H

Undisputed WWF Championship: Chris Jericho (c) defeated Stone Cold Steve Austin





• On This Day In Pro Wrestling History (February 17, 1986) – WWF MSG House Show

On this day in Pro Wrestling history in 1986, the World Wrestling Federation held a televised house show at the Madison Square Garden in New York City, New York.

This live event aired on the MSG Network and featured Gorilla Monsoon & Lord Alfred Hayes on commentary.

The results can be found below:

Lanny Poffo defeated Rene Goulet

King Tonga (Haku) defeated Les Thorton

The Hart Foundation wrestled The Killer Bees to a time-limit-draw

King Kong Bundy defeated George Wells

Ricky Steamboat defeated The Magnificent Muraco

Tony Atlas defeated Barry O

Adrian Adonis defeated George ‘The Animal’ Steele by DQ

Nikolai Volkoff & The Iron Sheik defeated Dan Spivey & Cpl. Kirschner

Ted Arcidi defeated Terry Gibbs

Lumberjack Match – WWF World Title: Hulk Hogan defeated Randy “Macho Man” Savage


• On This Day In Pro Wrestling History (February 17, 1996) – ECW CyberSlam 1996

On this day in Pro Wrestling history on February 17, 1996, ECW promoted ‘ECW CyberSlam 1996’ at the ECW Arena in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

This event featured Brian Pillman attempting to pull out his p*nis and pee in the ring, but Shane Douglas, Paul Heyman & Tod Gordon managed to prevent that from happening.

The results can be found here:

The Bad Crew & Judge Dredd defeated Dino Sendoff, Don E. Allen & The Dirt Bike Kid

Spiro Greco defeated El Puerto Riqueño

Taz defeated Joel Hartgood

Buh Buh Ray Dudley defeated Mr. Hughes

The Bruise Brothers defeated The Headhunters

J.T. Smith defeated Axl Rotten

Dog Collar: Francine & The Pitbulls defeated Stevie Richards & The Eliminators

ECW World Television Championship: 2 Cold Scorpio (c) wrestled Sabu to a time-limit-draw

Shane Douglas defeated Cactus Jack

ECW World Heavyweight Championship: Raven (c) defeated The Sandman

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