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On This Day In Wrestling History: March 1st

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Below you will find everything that happened in Professional Wrestling history on March 1st.


• On This Day In Pro Wrestling History (March 1, 1998) – ECW Living Dangerously 1998

On this day in Pro Wrestling history on March 1, 1998, Extreme Championship Wrestling aired ‘ECW Living Dangerously 1998’ LIVE on PPV from the Asbury Park Convention Hall in Asbury Park, New Jersey.

The pay-per-view featured WWF Wrestlers Doug Furnas, Flash Funk (returning to ECW as 2 Cold Scorpio) and Nicole Bass working the show, as part of a deal between Paul Heyman and Vince McMahon.

Here are the results:

Jerry Lynn and Chris Chetti defeated The Full Blooded Italians

Masato Tanaka defeated Doug Furnas

Rob Van Dam defeated 2 Cold Scorpio

3-way: New Jack and Spike Dudley defeated The Dudley Boyz and The Hardcore Chair Swingin’ Freaks

Tommy Dreamer defeated Justin Credible

ECW World Television Championship: Bam Bam Bigelow defeated Taz (c)

Dueling Canes match: Sabu defeated The Sandman

Al Snow & Lance Storm defeated Shane Douglas & Chris Candido


• On This Day In Pro Wrestling History (March 1, 1986) – WWF Saturday Night’s Main Event 5

On this day in Pro Wrestling history on March 1, 1986, the World Wrestling Federation aired ‘WWF Saturday Night’s Main Event 5’ on NBC.

The entire event was originally taped on February 15, 1986 at the Arizona Veterans Memorial Coliseum in Phoenix, Arizona.

Here are the results:

Boxing match: Mr. T defeated Bob Orton

King Kong Bundy defeated Steve Gatorwolf

WWF Championship: Hulk Hogan (c) defeated The Magnificent Muraco by DQ

WWF Tag Team Championship: The Dream Team (c) defeated The British Bulldogs

Junkyard Dog defeated Adrian Adonis



• On This Day In Pro Wrestling History (March 1, 1976) – WWWF MSG House Show

On this day in Pro Wrestling history in 1976, the World Wide Wrestling Federation held a televised house show in the world’s most famous arena, Madison Square Garden in New York City, New York.

This live event featured the 1976 WWWF Superstars and included World Heavyweight Champion Bruno Sammartino defend his title against “The Big Cat” Ernie Ladd.

The results can be found below:

Rocky Tamayo defeated Johnny Rivera

Dominic DeNucci defeated Baron Mikel Scicluna

Ric Flair defeated Pete Sanchez

Louis Cyr defeated Pat Barrett

2 Out Of 3 Falls – WWWF International Tag Team Titles: Billy Graham & Ivan Koloff defeated Louis Cerdan (C) & Tony Parisi (C) via DQ

WWWF World Heavyweight Title: Bruno Sammartino (C) defeated Ernie Ladd

Susan Green defeated Kitty Adams

Bobo Brazil defeated Crusher Blackwell

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