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On This Day In Wrestling History: March 8th

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


• On This Day In Pro Wrestling History (March 8, 1988) – WWF Event

On this day in Pro Wrestling history on March 8th 1988, the World Wrestling Federation held an event at the Viking Hall in Bristol, Tennessee.

This event included TV-Tapings for several weekly WWF TV-Shows, as well as matches that never aired on television.

Owen Hart wrestled an untelevised try-out match against long-time WWF enhancement talent Barry Horowitz.

The card of the Non-TV-Taping matches can be found below:

Owen Hart vs. Barry Horowitz *Owen’s WWF Try-Out* (WWE Unreleased 1986-1995 DVD)

Jim Duggan vs. The One Man Gang

Davey Boy Smith & The Dynamite Kid vs. The Islanders

Randy Savage & Brutus Beefcake vs. Greg Valentine & WWF IC Champion The Honkytonk Man

Hulk Hogan & Bam Bam Bigelow vs. Andre The Giant & Ted DiBiase


• On This Day In Pro Wrestling History (March 8, 1986) – WWF Boston Garden House Show

On this day in Pro Wrestling history in 1986, 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:

‘Superfly’ Sivi Afi defeated Rene Goulet

Jake Roberts defeated Jose Luis Rivera

The Crush Girls (Chigusa Nagayo & Lioness Asuka) defeated Judy Martin & Donna Christianello

Jim Neidhart defeated Scott McGhee

Ricky Steamboat defeated Bret Hart

WWF IC Champion Randy Savage defeated Tito Santana by DQ

Velvet McIntyre & Dawn Marie (not the ECW/WWE Diva) defeated Bull Nakano & Dump Masamoto

Cpl. Kirchner defeated Iron Mike Sharpe

Ted Arcidi defeated Barry O

WWF World Champion Hulk Hogan & The Junkyard Dog defeated Terry & Hoss Funk (Dory Funk Jr.)




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