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On This Day In Wrestling History: February 2nd

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Below you will find everything that happened in Professional Wrestling history on February 2nd.


• On This Day In Pro Wrestling History (February 2, 1991) – WWF House Show

On this day in Pro Wrestling history on February 2, 1991, the World Wrestling Federation held an untelevised house show at the Boston Garden in Boston, Massachusetts.

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

The results can be found below:

The Bushwhackers defeated Demolition by DQ

The Big Boss Man defeated Haku

The Nasty Boys defeated Shawn Michaels & Marty Jannetty

The Barbarian defeated Koko B. Ware

The Undertaker defeated Tugboat

Roddy Piper defeated WWF IC Champion Mr. Perfect by count-out

Jim Duggan defeated Gen. Adnan (sub. for WWF World Champion Sgt. Slaughter)

Steel Cage: WWF World Champion Sgt. Slaughter (sub. for Randy Savage) defeated The Ultimate Warrior




• Old School Puroresu Legend Celebrates His Birthday

Old School Japanese Wrestling Legend Genichiro Tenryu (Real name: Genichiro Shimad) celebrates his birthday today.

Most Old School WWF Fans will remember Tenryu as an entrant in both, the 1993 and the 1994 30-man Royal Rumble match.

He wrestled for 39 years, from his pro wrestling debut in 1976 until his official retirement in 2015.



• ON THIS DAY IN PRO WRESTLING HISTORY (February 2, 2023) – Old School WWF Veteran Passed Away

On this day in 2023 we lost Old School WWF Veteran ‘The Genius’ Lanny Poffo at the age of 68.

First he was known on WWF TV as “Leaping” Lanny Poffo in 1985, but later evolved into a manager called The Genius, who would also wrestle in matches from time to time, while managing the likes of Mr. Perfect & The Beverly Brothers.

He was the brother of Old School WWF/WCW Legend “The Macho Man” Randy Savage and the son of Old School Wrestling promoter Angelo Poffo.


December 28, 1954 – February 2, 2023


• ON THIS DAY IN PRO WRESTLING HISTORY (February 2, 1986) – Old School Wrestling Veteran Passed Away

On this day in 1986 we lost Old School Wrestling Veteran Gino Hernandez (Real name: Charles Wolfe Jr.) at the young age of only 28 from a cocaine overdose.

Gino Hernandez used to be one of the top heels in Fritz Von Erich’s Dallas based World Class Championship Wrestling promotion.

His feud against the Von Erich’s is legendary and one of the most memorable feuds in the history of this territory.

During his WCCW days he was managed by famous old school wrestling manager Gary Hart.


August 14, 1957 – February 2, 1986

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