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On This Day In Wrestling History: May 2nd

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


• On This Day In Pro Wrestling History (May 2, 1989) – WWF Boston Garden House Show

On this day in Pro Wrestling history on May 2, 1989, the World Wrestling Federation held a televised house show at the Boston Garden in Boston, Massachusetts.

This event aired on NESN and featured Gorilla Monsoon & Lord Alfred Hayes on commentary.

The results can be found below:

Danny Spivey vs. Dave Barbie did not take place

Nick Kiniski defeated Frenchy Martin

Demolition defeated the Islanders

Iron Mike Sharpe defeated Sivi Afi (sub. for Blackjack Mulligan)

WWF World Champion Hulk Hogan defeated King Harley Race

Sika defeated Pete Doherty

Brutus Beefcake defeated Johnny V (sub. for Adrian Adonis)

Ken Patera (sub. for Jake Roberts) defeated the Honkytonk Man

WWF Tag Team Champions Bret Hart & Jim Neidhart defeated Davey Boy Smith & the Dynamite Kid by DQ




• On This Day In Pro Wrestling History (May 2, 1987) – AWA Superclash 2

On this day in Pro Wrestling history on May 2, 1987, Verne Gagne’s American Wrestling Association aired ‘AWA Superclash II’ from the Cow Palace in San Francisco, California.

As opposed to Superclash I & Superclash III, this event featured mainly AWA wrestlers, while not featuring any NWA or WCCW talents.

Here are the results:

Sheik Adnan Al-Kaissy defeated Buck Zumhofe

DJ Peterson wrestled Super Ninja to a time-limit-draw

AWA World Women’s Championship: Sherri Martel (c) defeated Madusa Miceli

AWA World Heavyweight Championship: Curt Hennig defeated Nick Bockwinkel (c)

The Midnight Rockers & Ray Stevens defeated Buddy Wolfe, Doug Somers & Kevin Kelly

Jerry Blackwell defeated Boris Zhukov

Jimmy Snuka & Russ Francis defeated The Terrorist & The Mercenary




• On This Day In Pro Wrestling History (May 2, 1987) – WWF Saturday Night’s Main Event 11

On this day in Pro Wrestling history on May 2, 1987, the World Wrestling Federation aired ‘WWF Saturday Night’s Main Event 11’ on NBC.

The entire event was originally taped on April 28, 1987 at the Edmund P. Joyce Center in Notre Dame, Indiana.

Here are the results:

Kamala the Ugandan Giant defeated Jake Roberts

Lumberjack match: Randy Savage defeated George Steele

2-out-of-3-falls – WWF Tag Team Championship: The British Bulldogs defeated The Hart Foundation (c) by DQ

WWF Intercontinental Championship: Ricky Steamboat (c) defeated Hercules by DQ

The Can-Am Connection defeated Nikolai Volkoff & The Iron Sheik


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