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On This Day In Wrestling History: June 8th

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Below you will find everything that happened in Professional Wrestling history on June 8th.


• On This Day In Pro Wrestling History (June 8, 1997) – WWF King of the Ring 1997

On this day in Pro Wrestling history on June 8, 1997, the World Wrestling Federation aired ‘King of the Ring 1997’ LIVE on PPV from the Providence Civic Center in Providence, Rhode Island.

This was the 5th annual “King of the Ring” pay-per-view out of 10 that aired from 1993 till 2002.

Other King of the Ring tournaments that were held in 1985-1989, 1991, 2006, 2008, 2010, 2015 & 2019 happened either during House Shows or during weekly TV shows.

Here are the PPV results:

King of the Ring semi-final: Hunter Hearst Helmsley defeated Ahmed Johnson

King of the Ring semi-final: Mankind defeated Jerry Lawler

Goldust defeated Crush

The Hart Foundation defeated The Legion of Doom & Sycho Sid

King of the Ring final: Hunter Hearst Helmsley defeated Mankind

Shawn Michaels wrestled Stone Cold Steve Austin to a double-DQ

WWF World Heavyweight Championship: The Undertaker (c) defeated Faarooq



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