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On This Day In Wrestling History: March 2nd

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Below you will find everything that happened in Professional Wrestling history on March 2nd.


• Old School WWF Attitude Era Diva Celebrates Her Birthday

Old School WWF Attitude Era Diva Debra McMichael celebrates her birthday today.

Debra was married to WrestleMania XI celebrity & former SuperBowl winner Steve “Mongo” McMichael, whom she accompanied as a valet in Ted Turner’s World Championship Wrestling from 1995 until she divorced him in 1998 and left the company.

After joining the World Wrestling Federation in October 1998, she became the valet of “Double J” Jeff Jarrett, whom she knew from a storyline both were in during their time in WCW.

Debra eventually ended up falling in love with the company’s #1 guy at that time, “Stone Cold” Steve Austin.

The two got married and she changed her name to Debra Williams, also managing her husband on WWF TV at that time, until both left the promotion in June 2002 due to creative differences.

A month later, Austin filed for divorce, which was finalized in early 2003.





• ON THIS DAY IN PRO WRESTLING HISTORY (March 2, 2012) – Old School WWF Veteran Passed Away

On this day in 2012 we lost Old School WWF Veteran Doug Furnas at the age of 52 due to a atherosclerotic & hypertensive heart disease.

The former world-class powerlifter (986lbs Squat, 600lbs Bench Press, 826lbs Deadlift) wrestled for various promotions over the years, such as Ted Turner’s World Championship Wrestling (1990), Paul Heyman’s Extreme Championship Wrestling (1996, 1997-1998) and the World Wrestling Federation (1996-1997).

Most Old School Wrestling fans remember him as a Tag Team Wrestler, who teamed up with Phil Lafon (Dan Kroffat) as ‘The Can-Am Express’ for the better part of his professional wrestling career.


December 11, 1959 – March 2, 2012



• Old School Wrestling Veteran Would Have Celebrated His Birthday

Today would have been the birthday of Old School Wrestling Veteran Mike Von Erich (Real name: Michael Adkisson).

Mike was the son of World Class Championship Wrestling promoter Fritz Von Erich and the brother of David Von Erich, “The Texas Tornado” Kerry von Erich, Kevin Von Erich and Chris Von Erich.

He posthumously became a WWE Hall of Famer in 2009, when all of the above mentioned Von Erichs were inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame by “Freebird” Michael “P.S.” Hayes.


March 2, 1964 – April 12, 1987


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