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On This Day In Wrestling History: February 1st

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Below you will find everything that happened in Professional Wrestling history on February 1st.


• ON THIS DAY IN PRO WRESTLING HISTORY (February 1, 1997) – ECW Crossing the Line Again

On this day in Pro Wrestling history on February 1, 1997, ECW hosted ‘Crossing the Line Again’ at the ECW Arena in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

This event included the Extreme Championship Wrestling debut of former SMW wrestler Lance Storm, as well as the announcement of their very first PPV later that year in April.

The results were:

Louie Spicolli defeated Mike Awesome

Lance Storm defeated Balls Mahoney

Big Stevie Cool defeated Ricky Morton

‘Dr. Death’ Steve Williams defeated Axl Rotten

ECW World Heavyweight Championship: Raven (c) defeated “Dr. Death” Steve Williams

The Sandman defeated D-Von Dudley

ECW World Tag Team Championship: The Eliminators (c) defeated Rob Van Dam & Sabu

Terry Funk defeated Tommy Rich

The Pitbulls & Tommy Dreamer defeated The Triple Threat


• On This Day In Pro Wrestling History (February 1, 1991) – WWF The Main Event V

On this day in Pro Wrestling history on February 1, 1991, the World Wrestling Federation aired ‘WWF The Main Event V’ on NBC.

The entire event was originally taped on January 28, 1991 at the Macon Coliseum in Macon, Georgia.

Here are the results:

Hulk Hogan & Tugboat defeated Earthquake & Dino Bravo

WWF World Heavyweight Championship: Jim Duggan defeated Sgt. Slaughter (c) by DQ

The Legion of Doom defeated The Orient Express



• On This Day In Pro Wrestling History (February 1, 1987) – WWF House Show

On this day in Pro Wrestling history on February 1, 1987, the World Wrestling Federation held an untelevised house show at the Maple Leaf Gardens in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

This live event included matches on the road to the ‘WWF WrestleMania III’ PPV.

The results can be found below:

Brad Rheingans defeated Iron Mike Sharpe

Tama defeated Jimmy Jack Funk

Sika defeated Haku

Dino Bravo defeated Lanny Poffo

Adrian Adonis defeated Dick Slater

Tom Zenk & Rick Martel defeated Nikolai Volkoff & The Iron Sheik

Billy Jack Haynes wrestled Hercules to a double-DQ

Ricky Steamboat & George Steele defeated WWF IC Champion Randy Savage & The Honkytonk Man



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