Wrestling History

December 24th – On This Day In Wrestling History

TJR Wrestling

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1985 – Tarzan Tyler, Pierre ‘Mad Dog’ Lefebrve and referee Adrien Desbois were all killed in a car crash on the Laurentides Wildlife Reserve in Quebec, Canada on their return home from a show in the town of Chicoutimi.

2006 – NJPW held an event at Korakuen Hall in Tokyo title ‘Battle X-Mas! Catch The Victory’. In the main event, Minoru Tanaka defeated Koji Kanemoto to win the IWGP Junior Heavyweight Championship.

2016 – Pro Wrestling NOAH’s ‘Winter Navigation’ event took place from Korakuen Hall in Tokyo, Hapan. On the show, the GHC Junior Heavyweight Tag Team Titles changed hands when Gedo and Jado lost to Atsushi Kotoge and Daisuke Harada.

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