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On This Day In Wrestling History: January 30th

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Below you will find everything that happened in Professional Wrestling history on January 30th.


• On This Day In Pro Wrestling History (January 30, 1991) – NWA Clash Of The Champions 14

On this day in Pro Wrestling history on January 30, 1991, Ted Turner’s World Championship Wrestling aired ‘NWA Clash Of The Champions 14: Dixie Dynamite’ LIVE on TBS from the Georgia Mountains Center in Gainesville, Georgia.

Tom Zenk defended the WCW World Television Championship at the show, even though he had already lost it to Arn Anderson 3 weeks earlier at the TV tapings, but this particular episode hadn’t aired yet, so he was still officially the champion here.

Here are the results:

Sting & Lex Luger defeated Doom by DQ

WCW World Television Championship: Tom Zenk (c) defeated Bobby Eaton

The Fabulous Freebirds defeated Tommy Rich & Allen Iron Eagle

Sid Vicious defeated Joey Maggs

Terry Taylor defeated Ricky Morton

Ranger Ross defeated El Cubano

Arn Anderson & Barry Windham defeated The Renegade Warriors

Brian Pillman defeated Buddy Lee Parker

Arm wrestling: Missy Hyatt defeated Paul E. Dangerously

WCW World Heavyweight Championship: Ric Flair (c) wrestled Scott Steiner to a time-limit-draw



• On This Day In Pro Wrestling History (January 30, 1989) – WWF MSG House Show

On this day in Pro Wrestling history in 1989, the World Wrestling Federation held an untelevised house show at the Tacoma Dome in Tacoma, Washington.

This show featured matches on the road to the WWF WrestleMania V PPV.

The results can be found below:

Sam Houston defeated Barry Horowitz

The Red Rooster defeated Danny Davis

Greg Valentine defeated Jim Neidhart

Arn Anderson & Tully Blanchard defeated Shawn Michaels & Marty Jannetty

Rick Rude defeated Brutus Beefcake

WWF IC Champion The Ultimate Warrior defeated King Haku

Andre The Giant defeated Jake Roberts



• Old School Wrestling Veteran Celebrates His Birthday

Old School Wrestling Veteran Black Bart (Real name: Richard Harris) celebrates his birthday today.

Black Bart wrestled for several territories during his career, such as Championship Wrestling from Florida (CWF), World Class Championship Wrestling (WCCW), Mid-South Wrestling, New Japan Pro Wrestling and many, many more.

Black Bart also wrestled for the World Wrestling Federation in 1990 & 1991, where he was used as a “Jobber to the Stars”, putting over a lot of their Superstars at that time.

He also joined Ted Turner’s World Championship Wrestling as a member of “The Desperados” in 1991 and later returned in 1995 as an entrant in the first ever World War III Battle Royal.



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