• On This Day In Pro Wrestling History (December 17, 1979) – WWF MSG House Show
On this day in Pro Wrestling history on December 17, 1979, the World Wrestling Federation held a televised house show in the world’s most famous arena, Madison Square Garden in New York City, New York.
The results can be found here:
– Larry Zbyszko vs. Bulldog Brower
– Choshu & Seji Sakaguchi vs. Bad News Allen & Jo Jo Andrews
– Mike Graham vs. Johnny Rodz
– Hulk Hogan vs. Ted Dibiase (This was Hogan’s MSG debut and Dibiase’s last match in the WWF for almost 8 years)
– Texas Death Match: Bob Backlund vs. Bobby Duncum Sr. (Backlund beats Duncum to win the vacant WWF World Title)
– NWA World Champion Harley Race vs. Dusty Rhodes
– WWF IC Title Match: Pat Patterson vs. Dominic Denucci
– WWF Jr. Heavyweight Match: Tatsumi Fujinami vs. Johnny Rivera
– WWF Tag Team Title Match: Ivan Putski & Tito Santana vs. Victor Rivera & Swede Hansen
• WWE Championship Possibly Getting A Change Soon
As seen at last night’s TLC 2018 PPV, Daniel Bryan managed to pin AJ Styles to retain the WWE Championship.
Prior to his match at TLC 2018, the “New” Daniel Bryan appeared on WWE Now and his new heel character teased to changed to the WWE Championship belt so that it suits his character.
Below is what Bryan said:
“This leather strap (WWE Championship belt) was made from a skinned cow that I like to name Daisy and I’m going to replace it with something sustainable, something better. The New Daniel Bryan is going to create something that these people don’t deserve any part of.”
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