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On This Day In Wrestling History: May 23rd

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Below you will find everything that happened in Professional Wrestling history on May 23rd.


• On This Day In Pro Wrestling History (May 23, 1999) – WWF Over the Edge 1999

On this day in Pro Wrestling history on May 23, 1999, the World Wrestling Federation aired ‘WWF Over the Edge 1999’ LIVE on PPV from the Kemper Arena in Kansas City, Missouri.

This is the infamous pay-per-view, during which Owen Hart passed away by an accident, while making an entrance stunt from the arena rafters into the ring, but due to a malfunction he fell more than 70 feet into the ring and died.

Due to obvious circumstances, this event was never released on VHS or DVD, but can be found on the WWE Network, though without the infamous update & announcement of Owen’s death by Jim Ross.

Here are the PPV results:

WWF Tag Team Championship: Kane & X-Pac (c) defeated D’Lo Brown & Mark Henry

WWF Hardcore Championship: Al Snow (c) defeated Hardcore Holly

Nicole Bass and Val Venis defeated Debra and Jeff Jarrett

Billy Gunn defeated Road Dogg

Elimination: Big Show, Ken Shamrock, Mankind & Test defeated The Corporate Ministry

The Rock defeated Triple H by DQ

WWF Championship: The Undertaker defeated Stone Cold Steve Austin (c)



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