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On This Day In Wrestling History: June 5th

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


• On This Day In Pro Wrestling History (June 5, 1999) – WWF House Show

On this day in Pro Wrestling history on June 5, 1999, the World Wrestling Federation held an untelevised house show at the Springfield Civic Center in Springfield, Massachusetts.

This live event included matches on the road to the ‘WWF King of the Ring 1999’ PPV.

The results can be found below:

Slam Match: The Big Show defeated Viscera

Billy Gunn defeated The Road Dogg

WWF Hardcore Champion Al Snow defeated Hardcore Holly and Steve Blackman

IC Champion Jeff Jarrett defeated the Godfather

WWF Tag Team Champions The Acolytes defeated Edge & Christian

Kane defeated Gangrel

Matt & Jeff Hardy defeated Brian Christopher & Scott Taylor

D-Lo Brown & Ivory defeated Val Venis & Tori

The Rock defeated The Big Bossman



• Old School ECW Veteran Celebrates His Birthday

Old School ECW Veteran Hollywood Nova (Real name: Mike Bucci) celebrates his birthday today.

After a few televised jobs on WWF TV in 1993, Bucci joined Extreme Championship Wrestling in 1995 to form the bWo, a parody of WCW’s nWo, as “Hollywood Nova”, alongside The Blue Meanie as “Da Blue Guy” and Stevie Richards as “Big Stevie Cool”

When both The Blue Meanie & Stevie Richards left the company, Mike was just known as “Super Nova”.

He wrestled for ECW till the bitter end in January 2001, but later made a name for himself, when he joined WWE and became Simon Dean (2004).


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