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On This Day In Wrestling History: March 5th

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


• On This Day In Pro Wrestling History (March 5, 1988) – WWF Boston Garden House Show

On this day in Pro Wrestling history in 1988, the World Wrestling Federation held a televised house show at the Boston Garden in Boston, Massachusetts.

This live event was televised on NESN and featured Gorilla Monsoon & Lord Alfred Hayes on commentary.

The results can be found below:

Steve Lombardi defeated S.D. Jones

Danny Davis defeated Sam Houston

Demolition defeated Jacques & Raymond Rougaeu

The Ultimate Warrior defeated King Harley Race

Dino Bravo defeated David Sammartino

Jake Roberts defeated Ron Bass by count-out

WWF Women’s Tag Team Champions the Jumping Bomb Angels defeated Judy Martin & Leilani Kai

Steel Cage – Randy Savage & WWF Tag Team Champions Rick Martel & Tito Santana defeated WWF IC Champion The Honkytonk Man, Bret Hart & Jim Neidhart



• On This Day In Pro Wrestling History (March 5, 2013) – Old School WWF Manager Passed Away

On this day in 2013 we lost legendary Old School WWF Manager Paul Bearer (Real name: William Moody) at the age of 58 due to a Heart attack.

Paul Bearer was most famous for managing The Undertaker in the WWF, but also managed Kane, Mankind & Vader there, as well as managing Stars like Rick Rude, Matt Borne & The Dingo Warrior during the early years of his career in WCCW, where he was known as Percy Pringle III.

He worked for the World Wrestling Federation as an on screen manager from 1991 until 2000, but returned on seveal occasions in 2004, 2010 and 2012.


April 10, 1954 – March 5, 2013



• Old School NWA President Would Have Celebrated His Birthday

Today would have been the birthday of Old School NWA President Dennis Coralluzzo.

Coralluzzo was the president & board member of the National Wrestling Alliance from 1993 till 1999.

Dennis was seen on ECW TV in 1994, where he was interviewed after Shane Douglas threw down the NWA world Heavyweight Championship belt and rejected the title, but some WWF fans might also remember him from appearing on RAW IS WAR in 1998, where he presented the NWA North American Heavyweight Championship, a title that was won by “Double J” Jeff Jarrett a few minutes later.


March 5, 1953 – July 30, 2001

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