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On This Day In Wrestling History: January 7th

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Below you will find everything that happened in Professional Wrestling history on January 7th.


• On This Day In Pro Wrestling History (January 7, 2001) – ECW Guilty as Charged 2001

On this day in Pro Wrestling history on January 7, 2001, Paul Heyman’s Extreme Championship Wrestling aired ‘ECW Guilty as Charged 2001’ LIVE on PPV from the Hammerstein Ballroom in New York City, New York.

This was the last ever ECW pay-per-view (not counting the 2005 & 2006 ECW PPVs produced by the WWE) before the company closed its doors a week later.

Most of the big names from the promotion’s past, such as Sabu, Shane Douglas, Raven, Taz, The Dudley Boyz, Mike Awesome and Perry Saturn, had already been gone at this point in time.

The results can be found here:

Cyrus & Jerry Lynn defeated The Bad Street Boys

ECW World Tag Team Championship: Danny Doring & Roadkill (c) defeated Hot Commodity

Nova defeated Chris Hamrick

“I Quit”: Tommy Dreamer defeated C.W. Anderson

3 way – #1 contenders (Tag Team Titles): The Unholy Alliance defeated Kid Kash & Super Crazy and The F.B.I.

Simon and Swinger wrestled Balls Mahoney & Chilly Willy to a no-contest

Tables, Ladders, Chairs & Canes – ECW World Heavyweight Championship: The Sandman defeated Steve Corino (c) and Justin Credible

ECW World Heavyweight Championship: Rhino defeated The Sandman (c)

Rob Van Dam defeated Jerry Lynn


• On This Day In Pro Wrestling History (January 7, 1989) – WWF Saturday Night’s Main Event 19

On this day in Pro Wrestling history on January 7, 1989, the World Wrestling Federation aired ‘WWF Saturday Night’s Main Event 19’ on NBC.

The entire event was originally taped on December 7, 1988 at the USF Sun Dome in Tampa, Florida.

Here are the results:

– Hair vs. Hair: Brutus Beefcake defeated Ron Bass

– Hulk Hogan defeated Akeem by DQ

– WWF Intercontinental Championship: The Ultimate Warrior (c) defeated The Honky Tonk Man

– Tito Santana defeated The Red Rooster

– Mr. Perfect defeated Koko B. Ware


• On This Day In Pro Wrestling History (January 7, 1994) – WWF House Show

On this day in Pro Wrestling history on January 7, 1994, the World Wrestling Federation held an untelevised house show at the Sun Dome in Tampa, Florida.

This live event included matches on the road to the ‘WWF Royal Rumble 1994’ PPV.

The results can be found below:

Owen Hart defeated Bastion Booger

IRS defeated Marty Jannetty

Bret Hart defeated Jeff Jarrett

Best-of-2-out-of-3-falls – Falls Count Anywhere: Crush defeated Randy Savage

Lex Luger defeated Ludvig Borga

The Headshrinkers defeated The Smoking Gunns

Tatanka defeated WWF World Champion Yokozuna by DQ



• On This Day In Wrestling History (January 7, 2011) – ECW Veteran Passes Away

On this day in 2011, we lost Old School Wrestling Veteran “Big” Val Puccio (Real name: Valentino Puccio) at the age of 45 due to obesity.

Puccio also used to wrestle for the World Wrestling Federation during the early 90s, but only appeared on House Shows and never on TV.

A lot of 90s wrestling fans remember him for his 1995 stint in Paul Heyman’s Extreme Championship Wrestling, where Val was a member of The Full Blooded Italians, short “FBI”.


June 9, 1965 – January 7, 2011


• Old School Wrestling Legend Would Have Celebrated His Birthday

Today would have been the birthday of Old School Wrestling Legend “Chavo Classic” Chavo Guerrero Sr. (Real name: Salvador Guerrero III).

Chavo Sr. was also the brother of Old School WCW/WWF/WWE legend “Latino Heat” Eddie Guerrero, and the father of WCW Veteran Chavo Guerrero Jr.!

He wrestled for several territories during the 70s and 80s, but was also involved in a 2004 storyline on WWE SmackDown!, that saw him winning the Cruiserweight Championship from his own son.


January 7, 1949 – February 11, 2017



• Old School Wrestling Veteran Celebrates His Birthday

Old School ECW Veteran “The Enforcer” C.W. Anderson (Real name: Chris Wright) celebrates his birthday today.

Anderson joined Paul Heyman’s Extreme Championship Wrestling in 1999 and stayed with the promotion till the bitter end.

Later on he appeared at the 2005 ECW (WWE) One Night Stand and then became a member of the ‘WWE ECW on ScyFy’ roster, but only wrestled 1 televised match on the show before being released in 2007.

Chris then went back to independent wrestling, where he wrestled until his retirement in 2020.




• On This Day In Wrestling History (January 7, 2021) – Old School WrestleMania Celebrity Passed Away

On this day in 2021, we lost Old School WrestleMania Celebrity Tommy Lasorda at the age of 93 due to heart problems.

As a professional baseball player, Tommy Lasorda played for the Brooklyn Dodgers and the Kansas City Athletics during the 50s, before he became a coach for the Los Angeles Dodgers in 1973 and eventually turned into the team’s manager in 1976, a position he held until 1996.

Old School WWF fans remember him as a special celebrity guest ring-announcer at the Los Angeles based part of the WWF WrestleMania 2 PPV.


September 22, 1927 – January 7, 2021

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