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On This Day In Wrestling History: February 27th

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Below you will find everything that happened in Professional Wrestling history on February 27th.


• On This Day In Pro Wrestling History (February 27, 2000) – WWF No Way Out 2000

On this day in Pro Wrestling history on February 27, 2000, the World Wrestling Federation aired their annual ‘No Way Out’ event LIVE on PPV from the Hartford Civic Center in Hartford, Connecticut.

This pay-per-view featured Mick Foley’s official retirement after he lost a Title vs. Career match. He would still return to the ring occasionally as a part timer after this, until he retired for good 12 years later in 2012.

Here are the results:

WWF Intercontinental Championship: Kurt Angle defeated Chris Jericho (c)

WWF Tag Team Championship: The Dudley Boyz defeated The New Age Outlaws (c)

Mark Henry defeated Viscera

#1 contenders: Edge & Christian defeated The Hardy Boyz

Tazz defeated The Big Boss Man by DQ

No Holds Barred: X-Pac defeated Kane

Too Cool defeated The Radicalz

#1 contender: Big Show defeated The Rock

Hell in a Cell – Title vs. Career: Triple H (c) defeated Cactus Jack




• On This Day In Pro Wrestling History (February 27, 2014) – Old School Wrestling Veteran Passed Away

On this day in 2014 we lost Old School Wrestling Veteran Billy Robinson at the age of 75 due to natural causes.

The british ‘catch wrestling’ specialist had a great career in the United States, Canada, Europe & Japan.

In 1982 he wrestled WWWF World Heavyweight Champion Bob Backlund to a 60-minutes time limit draw.

Billy Robinson has been inducted into several smaller Pro Wrestling Halls of Fame, but has yet to be inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame, which is most likely going to happen as part of the annual ‘Legacy Wing’ inductions.


September 18, 1938 – March 3, 2014

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