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On This Day In Wrestling History: February 23rd

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Below you will find everything that happened in Professional Wrestling history on February 22nd.



On this day in Pro Wrestling history on February 23, 1997, Ted Turner’s World Championship Wrestling aired ‘WCW SuperBrawl VII’ LIVE on PPV from the Cow Palace in San Francisco, California.

This pay-per-view featured the Heel Turn of “The Macho Man” Randy Savage who joined the nWo New World Order in the process.

Here are the results from that night:

WCW Cruiserweight Championship: Syxx defeated Dean Malenko (c)

Konnan, La Parka & Villano IV defeated Juventud Guerrera, Super Caló & Ciclope

WCW World Television Championship: Prince Iaukea (c) defeated Rey Mysterio, Jr.

Diamond Dallas Page defeated Buff Bagwell via DQ

WCW United States Heavyweight Championship: Eddie Guerrero (c) defeated Chris Jericho

The Public Enemy defeated Harlem Heat and The Faces of Fear

Jeff Jarrett defeated Steve McMichael

San Francisco Death match: Chris Benoit defeated The Taskmaster

WCW World Tag Team Championship: Lex Luger & The Giant defeated The Outsiders (c)

WCW World Heavyweight Championship: Hollywood Hogan (c) defeated Roddy Piper


• On This Day In Pro Wrestling History (February 23, 1992) – WWF MSG House Show

On this day in Pro Wrestling history on February 23, 1992, the World Wrestling Federation held a televised house show at the Madison Square Garden in New York City, New York.

This live event featured matches on the road to the ‘WrestleMania VIII’ PPV.

The results can be found below:

The Berzerker defeated Jim Brunzell

Brian Knobbs & Jerry Sags defeated Bushwhacker Butch & Bushwhacker Luke

The Warlord defeated Chris Walker

Sid Justice defeated Hercules

WWF Intercontinental Title: Roddy Piper (C) defeated Repo Man

The Undertaker defeated The British Bulldog

Rick Martel defeated Big Boss Man

Sid Justice won a Battle Royal



• On This Day In Pro Wrestling History (February 23, 1990) – WWF The Main Event 3

On this day in Pro Wrestling history on February 23, 1990, the World Wrestling Federation aired ‘WWF The Main Event 3’ LIVE on NBC.

Buster Douglas replaced the originally scheduled guest referee Mike Tyson in the WWF World Title match, after Douglas k.o.’d Tyson in a boxing fight 12 days earlier.

The results of the show were:

WWF World Heavyweight Championship: Hulk Hogan (c) defeated Randy Savage

WWF Intercontinental Championship: The Ultimate Warrior (c) defeated Dino Bravo

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