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On This Day In Wrestling History: March 13th

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Below you will find everything that happened in Professional Wrestling history on March 13th.


• On This Day In Pro Wrestling History (March 13, 2009) – Old School WWF Veteran Passed Away

On this day in 2009, we lost Old School WWF Attitude Era Veteran Test (Real name: Andrew Martin) at the very young age of 33 due to a pain killer overdose.

Test wrestled for the World Wrestling Federation (later renamed WWE) from 1998 till 2004, but returned to their ECW brand in 2006 before they let him go again in 2007.

Trivia fact: Test was allegedly named after the most common anabolic steroid, Testosterone, though Bruce Prichard claims that wasn’t the case.


March 17, 1975 – March 13, 2009


• On This Day In Pro Wrestling History (March 13, 2017) – Old School Wrestling Veteran Passed Away

On this day in 2017, we lost Old School Wrestling Veteran Dennis Stamp at the age of 70 due to cancer.

Dennis Stamp wrestled in the 70s and 80s and was even voted “1971 Rookie of the Year” in Verne Gagne’s American Wrestling Association.

Most people remember this former NWA / AWA Wrestler from his appearance in the 1999 cinema movie ‘Beyond The Mat’ where he said the famous words “I’m not booked”.




• On This Day In Pro Wrestling History (March 13, 2007) – Old School WWF Legend Passed Away

On this day in 2007, we lost Old School WWF Legend “The Golden Boy” Arnold Skaaland at the age of 82 due to natural causes.

After retiring from active professional wrestling, Arnold became a manager in the World Wrestling Federation, most famously remembered for throwing the towel to end Bob Backlund’s long reign as the WWF World Heavyweight Champion.

In 1994 he was inducted into the WWF Hall of Fame (now being called WWE Hall of Fame) by his former protégé and friend Bob Backlund.


January 21, 1925 – March 13, 2007

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