Wrestling History

April 12th – On This Day In Wrestling History

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1980 – At a show in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the WWF Tag Team Championship changed hands when Afa and Sika, The Wild Samoans, defeated Ivan Putski and Tito Santana.

1987 – One of the fabled Von Erich wrestling family Mike Von Erich committed suicide at the age of 23.

1999 – On Raw Is War in Detroit, Michigan, The Godfather defeated Goldust to win the WWF Intercontinental Championship.

2010 – WWE Raw was taped in Cardiff, Wales. On the show, Eve Torres defeated Maryse to win the WWE Divas Championship.

2016 – Former ECW star Balls Mahoney died of a heart attack at the age of 44.

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