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On This Day In Wrestling History: February 5th

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Below you will find everything that happened in Professional Wrestling history on February 5th.


• On This Day In Pro Wrestling History (February 5, 1988) – WWF The Main Event

On this day in Pro Wrestling history on February 5, 1988, the World Wrestling Federation aired ‘WWF The Main Event’ LIVE on NBC from the Market Square Arena in Indianapolis, Indiana.

This event still holds the world record for the most watched professional wrestling show that ever aired on television.

It drew a 15.2 Nielsen rating, which equals 33 million viewers, a world record that still stands and it’s also safe to say that this record will never be broken. NEVER!

Here are the results:

Intercontinental Heavyweight Championship: ‘Macho Man’ Randy Savage defeated The Honky Tonk Man (c) by countout

WWF World Heavyweight Championship: André The Giant defeated Hulk Hogan (c)

Tag Team Championship: Strike Force (c) defeated The Hart Foundation




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