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1965 – Mad Dog Vachon defeated The Crusher in Denver, Colorado to win the AWA World Heavyweight Championship.
1987 – WWE taped the 13th edition of ‘Saturday Night’s Main Event’ in Seattle, Washington. King Kong Bundy defeated Hulk Hogan via count out in a WWF Championship match.
2007 – TNA held their Genesis PPV in Orlando, Florida. In the main event, Booker T made his TNA debut as he teamed with Sting in a loss to Kurt Angle and Kevin Nash.
2012 – TNA’s Turning Point PPV in Orlando Florida was headlined by Jeff Hardy defeating Austin Aries in a ladder match to retain the TNA World Heavyweight Championship.
2012 – NJPW Power Struggle in Osaka, Japan saw Prince Devitt (Finn Balor) defeating Low Ki to win the NJPW Junior Heavyweight Championship.
2020 – Jade Cargill made her AEW debut on an episode of Dynamite, interrupting Cody Rhodes and announcing that Shaq would be coming to the promotion. On the same episode, MJF was inducted in to the Inner Circle and bought the entire group tickets to Las Vegas for the following week. After the evening’s main event where Penta El Zero Miedo defeated Rey Fenix, PAC made his way on to the ramp to announce his return.
2020 – On NXT, Leon Ruff upset Johnny Gargano to become North American Champion. Candice LeRae also defeated Toni Storm, and following a post-match brawl her masked accomplice revealed herself to be Indi Hartwell.
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