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On This Day In Wrestling History: January 27th

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


• On This Day In Pro Wrestling History (January 27, 1999) – WCW Festival de Lucha

On this day in Pro Wrestling history on January 27, 1999, Ted Turner’s World Championship Wrestling filmed ‘WCW Festival de Lucha’ from the Heart O’ Texas Fair Complex in Waco, Texas.

The taping of this event was supposed to be the pilot episode of an upcoming show (that was eventually canceled), similar to what the World Wrestling Federation was doing with their own weekly ‘WWF Super Astros’ TV show, that featured mexican Lucha Libre performers as well.

Here are the results from that night:

Silver King, Venum & Kendo defeated Villano V, Felino & Super Boy

La Parka, Super Calo & Salsero defeated Damian, Halloween & El Mosco de La Merced

Blitzkrieg, Raul & Piloto Suicida defeated Villano III, El Texano & Rey Mysterio Sr.

Konnan, Rey Mysterio Jr. & Hector Garza defeated Juventud Guerrera, Pirata Morgan & Psicopata

Salsero, Raul & Piloto Suicida defeated Juventud Guerrera, Felino & El Mosco de La Merced

La Parka, Kendo & Blitzkrieg defeated Psychosis, Kaz Hayashi & Ron Rivera

Villano III, Villano V, El Texano & Rey Mysterio Sr. defeated Pierroth Jr., Ricky Santana, Fidel Sierra & Psicopata

Konnan, Rey Mysterio Jr., Hector Garza & Silver King defeated Chris Jericho, Lenny Lane, Johnny Swinger & Norman Smiley

Konnan defeated Disco Inferno



• On This Day In Pro Wrestling History (January 27, 1994) – WCW Clash Of The Champions 26 *Bobby Heenan’s WCW Debut*

On this day in Pro Wrestling history on January 27, 1994, Ted Turner’s World Championship Wrestling aired ‘WCW Clash Of The Champions 26’ LIVE on TBS from the Riverside Centroplex in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

This show included the WCW debut of legendary wrestling announcer Bobby “The Brain” Heenan.

Marcus Alexander Bagwell and 2 Cold Scorpio defeated Pretty Wonderful

Ron Simmons defeated Ice Train

WCW World Television Championship: Lord Steven Regal (c) wrestled Dustin Rhodes to a draw

Maxx Payne & Cactus Jack defeated The Nasty Boys

Brian Pillman defeated Col. Robert Parker

Sting & Ric Flair defeated Big Van Vader & Rick Rude


• On This Day In Pro Wrestling History (January 27, 1990) – WWF Saturday Night’s Main Event 25

On this day in Pro Wrestling history on January 27, 1990, the World Wrestling Federation aired ‘WWF Saturday Night’s Main Event 25’ on NBC.

The entire event was originally taped on January 3, 1990 at the UTC Arena in Chattanooga, Tennessee.

Here are the results:

Randy Savage defeated Jim Duggan

Hulk Hogan & The Ultimate Warrior defeated Mr. Perfect & The Genius

Jake Roberts defeated Greg Valentine by DQ

Dusty Rhodes wrestled Rick Rude to a double countout

Dino Bravo defeated Ron Garvin



• On This Day In Pro Wrestling History (January 27, 1986) – WWF MSG House Show

On this day in Pro Wrestling history on January 27, 1986, the World Wrestling Federation held a televised house show in the world’s most famous arena, Madison Square Garden in New York City, New York.

This live event included matches on the road to the ‘WrestleMania 2’ PPV.

The show was televised on the MSG Network and featured Gorilla Monsoon & Jesse Ventura on commentary.

Results can be found below:

Danny Spivey defeated Rene Goulet (All American Wrestling – 2/16/86)

Iron Mike Sharpe wrestled George Wells to a time-limit draw (Prime Time Wrestling – 2/17/86)

Ted Arcidi defeated Tiger Chung Lee (Prime Time Wrestling – 2/17/86)

Paul Orndorff defeated Big John Studd by DQ (Prime Time Wrestling – 6/30/86)

Terry Funk defeated Scott McGhee (Prime Time Wrestling – 2/17/86)

Randy Savage defeated WWF World Champion Hulk Hogan by count-out

Pedro Morales defeated Moondog Spot (Prime Time Wrestling – 2/17/86)

Sivi Afi defeated Ron Shaw (Prime Time Wrestling – 6/30/86)

Adrian Adonis defeated the Junkyard Dog by DQ

George Steele defeated Barry O

WWF Tag Team Champions Greg Valentine & Brutus Beefcake defeated Davey Boy Smith & The Dynamite Kid (TNT – 3/28/86)

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