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The Most Infamous Moment In WWF History Took Place 25 Years Ago Today

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• The Most Infamous Moment In WWF History Took Place 25 Years Ago Today

On this day in Pro Wrestling history on November 9, 1997, the World Wrestling Federation aired ‘WWF Survivor Series 1997’ LIVE on PPV from the Molson Centre at Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

The tagline of this pay-per-view was “Gang Rulz”.

This event featured the infamous ‘Montreal Screwjob’, that saw Vince McMahon screwing Bret “The Hitman” Hart in the main event.

Earl Hebner, who was in on Vince’s plans to take the Title off Bret, ended the match when “The Heartbreak Kid” Shawn Michaels had The Hitman in Bret’s very own submission finisher, the Sharpshooter.

When the bell rang, Bret knew right away that he was screwed and eventually knocked out McMahon in the locker room afterwards.

Here are the results:

Survivor Series elimination match: The Godwinns & The New Age Outlaws defeated The Headbangers & The New Blackjacks

Survivor Series elimination match: The Truth Commission defeated The Disciples of Apocalypse

Survivor Series elimination match: The British Bulldog, Doug Furnas, Jim Neidhart & Phil Lafon defeated Goldust, Marc Mero, Steve Blackman & Vader

Kane defeated Mankind

Survivor Series elimination match: Ahmed Johnson, Ken Shamrock & The Legion of Doom defeated The Nation of Domination

WWF Intercontinental Championship: Stone Cold Steve Austin defeated Owen Hart (c)

WWF World Heavyweight Championship: Shawn Michaels defeated Bret Hart (c)

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• Old School WCW/WWF Legend Celebrates His Birthday

WWF Attitude Era Legend “Y2J” Chris Jericho (Real name: Christopher Irvine) celebrates his 52nd birthday today.

After wrestling for Extreme Championship Wrestling, Smoky Mountain Wrestling and in Japan, Chris Jericho finally made it to the big leagues when he joined Ted Turner’s World Championship Wrestling in 1996 and later jumped ship to the World Wrestling Federation in 1999.

In 2001, he became the 1st ever Undisputed Champion in professional wrestling, by winning the top titles of both WWF and WCW after defeating Stone Cold Steve Austin and The Rock on the same night.

Jericho is currently not under WWE contract, but is wrestling for AEW.

Once he retires, he will be inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame, just a question of “when”, not “if”.

HAPPY BIRTHDAY CHRIS JERICHO!

        
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