Wrestling History

June 4th – On This Day In Wrestling History

TJR Wrestling

2002 – At a SmackDown taping in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, Billy and Chuck defeated Rico and Rikishi to win the WWE Tag Team Championship in a tag team elimination bout.

2011 – Mick Foley is granted his release from TNA Wrestling after a run that included him winning the TNA World Heavyweight Championship.

2017 – Two titles changed hands at WWE Extreme Rules at the Royal Farms Arena in Baltimore, Maryland. Firstly, The Miz won the Intercontinental Championship from Dean Ambrose. In a steel cage match, The Bar (Sheamus & Cesaro) defeated The Hardy Boyz in a steel cage match to win the Raw Tag Team Championship. In the main event, Samoa Joe became the number one contender for Braun Strowman’s Universal Championship after winning a Fatal Five-Way match against Finn Balor, Bray Wyatt, Roman Reigns and Seth Rollins.

Notable Wrestling Birthdays:

  • Riho (1997)
  • John Silver (1990)
  • Jazzy Gabert (1982)
  • Mikey Whipwreck (1973)
  • Joe Malenko (1955)
  • Gorilla Monsoon (1937)