Graham Cawthorn's This Day in Wrestling History



This is a list of known WWE, WCW, and ECW-related events which have aired or taken place on this day. For more information, visit www.thehistoryofwwe.com.
 
WWWF @ Elizabeth, NJ – Armory - November 10, 1964
Jim Hady fought the Golden Terror to a draw
Gorilla Monsoon & Waldo Von Erich fought Bill Watts & Don McClarity to a draw
Gene Kiniski defeated Pedro Morales at 8:27
Bobo Brazil pinned Smasher Sloan at 14:40
Jerry & Luke Graham defeated Haystacks Calhoun & Miguel Perez
WWWF World Champion Bruno Sammartino defeated Freddie Blassie via submission with the bearhug at 29:50
 
WWWF @ Elizabeth, NJ – Armory - November 10, 1965
Smasher Sloan defeated Pete Sanchez
Baron Mikel Scicluna defeated Arnold Skaaland
Waldo Von Erich defeated Jose Perez
Bill & Dan Miller defeated Johnny Valentine & Chief White Owl in a Best 2 out of 3 falls match, 2-1
WWWF World Champion Bruno Sammartino pinned Tarzan Tyler at 28:10
 
WWWF @ Washington DC - November 10, 1966
WWWF World Champion Bruno Sammartino, Apollo, & Antonio Pugliese fought Tank Morgan, Bull Ortega, & Baron Mikel Scicluna to a draw
 
Pittsburgh, PA – Civic Arena - November 10, 1967
Dewey Robertson defeated Benny Lima
Smasher Sloan defeated Frank Holtz
Tony Altimore defeated Johnny DeFazio
Dominic DeNucci defeated Baron Mikel Scicluna (DeNucci's Pittsburgh debut)
The Battman defeated Guillotine Gordon
Spiros Arion defeated Hans Mortier
Gorilla Monsoon & Bill Miller defeated Luke Graham & Bull Ortega
WWWF World Champion Bruno Sammartino fought Prof. Toru Tanaka to a draw
 
WWWF @ Belfast, ME - November 10, 1971
Mike Monroe defeated Mike Conrad
Jimmy Valiant defeated Karl Gotch
Luke Graham defeated Manuel Soto
Tarzan Tyler fought Victor Rivera to a no contest
Chief Jay Strongbow & Rene Goulet defeated the Russians via disqualification
 
Pittsburgh, PA - Civic Arena - November 10, 1972
Manuel Soto fought Johnny DeFazio to a draw
Larry Zbyzsko defeated Killer Lopez
Eric the Red defeated Frank Holtz
Luis Martinez defeated Frank Durso
Prof. Toru Tanaka defeated Victor Rivera
Baron Mikel Scicluna defeated the Executioner
Tony Parisi defeated Abdullah the Butcher via count-out
Bruno Sammartino & Dominic DeNucci defeated the Fargo Brothers via disqualification
 
WWWF @ Landover, MD - Capital Centre - November 10, 1975
Davey O'Hannon vs. Pete Sanchez
Roy vs. Francisco Flores
Pete Reeves vs. Ernie Lassiter
Bobo Brazil vs. Buggsy McGraw
Gorilla Monsoon vs. Ivan Koloff
WWWF World Champion Bruno Sammartino defeated Blackjack Mulligan
Also included a 6-man tag team match featuring Haystacks Calhoun
 
WWWF @ Worcester, MA - November 10, 1977
Steve King defeated Joe Turco via disqualification
Dewey Robertson defeated Frank Monroe
Stan Stasiak defeated Frankie Williams
Ivan Putski defeated Butcher Vachon
Larry Sharpe & Jack Evans defeated Lenny Hurst & Johnny Rivera
WWWF World Champion Superstar Billy Graham defeated Chief Jay Strongbow
 
WWWF @ North Attleboro, MA - Witschi's Sports Arena - November 10, 1978
Victor Rivera vs. SD Jones
Ivan Koloff vs. Dino Bravo
Tony Garea vs. Crusher Blackwell
Also included Spiros Arion
 
WWWF @ Fairfield, CT - November 10, 1978
Included WWWF Tag Team Champions the Yukon Lumberjacks, Peter Maivia, and Stan Stasiak
 
WWF @ Landover, MD - Capital Center - November 10, 1979 (matinee)
Ted Dibiase vs. Bulldog Brower
Dominic DeNucci vs. Hussein Arab
Chief Jay Strongbow, WWF Tag Team Champions Tito Santana & Ivan Putski vs. Jimmy, Johnny, & Jerry Valiant (Best 2 out of 3 falls)
WWF World Champion Bob Backlund defeated Swede Hanson
Included 3 other bouts
 
WWF @ Scranton, PA - CYC - November 10, 1980
Included Tony Garea, Rene Goulet, Iron Mike Sharpe, and Pedro Morales
 
WWF @ Salt Lake City, UT - University of Utah - November 10, 1984
Afa defeated Bob Orton Jr.
Sika defeated Mr. Fuji via disqualification
David Schultz defeated SD Jones
Rocky Johnson defeated Steve Lombardi
Ken Patera defeated Chief Jay Strongbow
WWF IC Champion Greg Valentine defeated Tito Santana via disqualification
WWF World Champion Hulk Hogan defeated Roddy Piper via count-out (1st known Hogan/Piper match)
 
WWF @ Philadelphia, PA - Spectrum - November 10, 1984 (19,699)
Keith Larson vs. the Masked Warrior
Televised on the PRISM Network - featured Gorilla Monsoon & Dick Graham on commentary:
Rick McGraw fought Rene Goulet to a 15-minute time-limit draw at 14:48; after the bout, McGraw continued to attack Goulet and cleared him from the ring
Terry Gibbs pinned Jose Luis Rivera at 7:17 with a reverse atomic drop
Mike Rotundo pinned Johnny Rodz at 12:51 with an airplane spin
Prime Time Wrestling - 2/5/85: Brutus Beefcake (w/ Johnny V) pinned Samula at 12:45 with a running kneelift
Prime Time Wrestling - 2/5/85: David Sammartino pinned Charlie Fulton at 7:04 with a powerslam
The Tonga Kid pinned Moondog Spot at 4:31 with a flying back elbow
Blackjack Mulligan defeated Moondog Rex
Barry Windham pinned Jerry Valiant at 2:07 with a bulldog
Prime Time Wrestling - 2/5/85: Andre the Giant fought Big John Studd (sub. for Kamala) (w/ Bobby Heenan) to a double count-out at 8:20 when both men began brawling on the floor
Sgt. Slaughter & the Junkyard Dog defeated the Iron Sheik & Nikolai Volkoff in a Texas Tornado Match at 11:21 when Sheik submitted to Slaughter's Cobra Clutch
 
WWF @ Cincinnati, OH - Riverfront Coliseum - November 10, 1985
Included Don Muraco
 
WWF @ Columbus, OH - Ohio Center - November 10, 1985
David Sammartino defeated Moondog Spot
Pedro Morales defeated Barry O
Davey Boy Smith & the Dynamite Kid defeated the Spoiler & Iron Mike Sharpe
Bob Orton Jr. defeated Lanny Poffo
Paul Orndorff defeated Roddy Piper via disqualification
WWF IC Champion Tito Santana defeated Terry Funk
 
WWF @ Toronto, Ontario - Maple Leaf Gardens - November 10, 1985
Featured Gorilla Monsoon & Jesse Ventura on commentary
Prime Time Wrestling - 11/26/85: Tiger Chung Lee pinned Jose Luis Rivera with a side kick to the face
Prime Time Wrestling - 11/26/85: Tony Parisi pinned Ron Shaw with a sit-down splash
Prime Time Wrestling - 11/26/85: King Tonga pinned Terry Gibbs with a diving headbutt
Prime Time Wrestling - 11/26/85: Cousin Junior pinned Moondog Spot
Prime Time Wrestling - 11/26/85: Bret Hart & Jim Neidhart defeated Tony Atlas & Ivan Putski
Prime Time Wrestling - 11/26/85: Canadian Heavyweight Champion Dino Bravo pinned Nikolai Volkoff by lifting his shoulder out of a German suplex into a bridge
Andre the Giant & Hillbilly Jim defeated King Kong Bundy & Big John Studd via disqualification
 
WWF @ Calgary, Alberta - November 10, 1986
Nick Kiniski defeated Les Thornton
Ted Arcidi defeated George Skaaland
Outback Jack defeated Steve Lombardi
Bill Kazmeir defeated Dave Barbie
WWF Women's Champion the Fabulous Moolah defeated Velvet McIntyre
Bret Hart & Jim Neidhart defeated Sivi Afi (sub. for Jacques Rougeau) & Raymond Rougeau
Kamala defeated Tito Santana
The Junkyard Dog defeated Paul Orndorff via disqualification
WWF Tag Team Champions Davey Boy Smith & the Dynamite Kid defeated the Iron Sheik & Nikolai Volkoff
 
WWF @ Syracuse, NY - Onondoga County War Memorial - November 10, 1986
Included George Steele
 
WWF @ Vancouver, British Columbia - PNE Coliseum - November 10, 1987
Bret Hart & Jim Neidhart defeated Jacques & Raymond Rougeau
Davey Boy Smith & the Dynamite Kid defeated Nikolai Volkoff & Boris Zhukov
Ted Dibiase defeated George Steele
WWF World Champion Hulk Hogan, Randy Savage, & Jim Duggan defeated King Kong Bundy, Rick Rude, & King Harley Race
 
NWA @ Johnstown, PA - November 10, 1988 (1,549)
Dennis Condrey & Randy Rose defeated Dante DeNucci & the Italian Stallion
Steve Williams defeated Ron Simmons
Kevin Sullivan defeated Eddie Gilbert
NWA TV Champion Mike Rotunda fought Bam Bam Bigelow to a no contest
NWA Tag Team Champions the Road Warriors defeated Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane
Lex Luger & Sting defeated NWA World Champion Ric Flair & NWA US Champion Barry Windham via disqualification
 
WWF @ Louisville, KY - November 10, 1989
 
WWF @ Baton Rouge, LA - November 10, 1989
Ron Garvin fought Greg Valentine to a time-limit draw as Garvin had Valentine caught in a sleeper
Al Perez pinned Barry Horowitz
The Canadian Earthquake pinned Tim Horner
Hercules defeated Akeem via count-out
The Honky Tonk Man pinned the Red Rooster
Shawn Michaels & Marty Jannetty defeated the Fabulous Rougeau Brothers
WWF IC Champion the Ultimate Warrior pinned Andre the Giant
 
NWA @ Asheville, NC - Civic Center - November 10, 1989
Included NWA Tag Team Champions Michael Hayes & Jimmy Garvin, Terry Funk, and NWA TV Champion the Great Muta
 
WWF Superstars

Taped 10/9/90; Springfield, IL; Prairie Capital Convention Center
11/10/90 - included Mr. Perfect and all three members of Demolition as guests of the Brother Love Show:
WWF IC Champion Kerry Von Erich pinned Buddy Rose with the tornado punch
The Barbarian (w/ Bobby Heenan) pinned Red Tyler at 2:37 with the clothesline off the top
Paul Roma & Hercules defeated Scott Colton & Reno Riggins
Jim Duggan pinned Doug Vines at 2:37 with the running clothesline
The Legion of Doom defeated the Orient Express (w/ Mr. Fuji) via disqualification at 3:21 when Demolition Ax, Smash, & Crush interfered; after the bout, LOD were assaulted by all five wrestlers, with Fuji using his cane as a weapon (Fuji's reunion with Demolition)

 

NWA @ Columbia, SC - Township Auditorium - November 10, 1990
Included Brian Pillman, the Black Scorpion, and NWA Tag Team Champions Doom

 

WWF @ Richmond, VA - Coliseum - November 10, 1990
WWF Tag Team Champions Bret Hart & Jim Neidhart defeated the Honkytonk Man & Greg Valentine
Ted Dibiase defeated Dusty Rhodes
WWF World Champion the Ultimate Warrior & the Legion of Doom defeated Demolition Ax, Smash, & Crush
Roddy Piper won a battle royal
Also included Saba Simba and Jim Duggan

 

WWF @ Las Vegas, NV - Thomas & Mack Center - November 10, 1990 (5,800; 5,000 paid)
Battle Cat (Bob Bradley) pinned Buddy Rose
Davey Boy Smith pinned Haku
The Orient Express defeated the Bushwhackers
The Big Bossman pinned the Barbarian (sub. for Bobby Heenan on crutches and with his arm in a sling, who was a sub. for Rick Rude)
Sgt. Slaughter defeated Nikolai Volkoff
Shawn Michaels & Marty Jannetty defeated Paul Roma & Hercules via disqualification
WWF IC Champion Kerry Von Erich pinned Mr. Perfect
Randy Savage defeated WWF World Champion the Ultimate Warrior via count-out

 

Wrestling Challenge

Taped 10/22/91; Dayton, OH; Nutter Center
11/10/91 - included Ric Flair, Ted Dibiase, Sensational Sherri, Jimmy Hart, the Warlord, and Harvey Wippleman as guests of the Barber Shop in which they discussed their match at the Survivor Series (the Mountie was not present):
WWF Tag Team Champions the Legion of Doom defeated Barry Horowitz & Ben Jordan when Road Warrior Hawk pinned Jordan at 2:07 following the Doomsday Device
The Berzerker (w/ Mr. Fuji) defeated Brad Kramer via count-out at 1:51 after throwing his opponent to the floor
The Big Bossman pinned Montana Miller with the sidewalk slam at 1:17
Repo Man defeated Rock Werner via submission with a leglock; after the bout, Repo tied his opponents' feet together, then hooked them around the ring ropes, before continuing to attack Werner (Repo's in-ring debut)
The Undertaker (w/ Paul Bearer) pinned Kerry Von Erich with the Tombstone at 3:42 after the flying clothesline; during the bout, a casket was at ringside with Hulk Hogan stickers placed all over it

 

WWF @ Rochester, NY - November 10, 1991
Included Ted Dibiase

 

WWF @ Boston, MA - Boston Garden - November 10, 1991 (7,000)
Jim Powers defeated Rex Armstrong
Tito Santana pinned Kato after 15 minutes with the flying forearm
Davey Boy Smith fought the Mountie to a 20-minute time-limit draw
IRS pinned the Big Bossman after 8 minutes after hitting him with the steel briefcase
Ric Flair pinned Roddy Piper with his feet on the ropes
Col. Mustafa pinned Greg Valentine by lifting his shoulder out of a back suplex into a bridge
WWF Tag Team Champions the Legion of Doom defeated the Natural Disasters via disqualification after the referee was knocked down

 

WCW @ Minneapolis, MN - Met Center - November 10, 1991
WCW World Champion Lex Luger defeated Tom Zenk; Nick Bockwinkel was the guest referee for the bout

 

WCW @ Gainesville, GA - Georgia Mountains Center - November 10, 1992
Included WCW/NWA Tag Team Champion Dustin Rhodes

 

Clash of the Champions XXV - St. Petersburg, FL - Bayfront Center - November 10, 1993 (6,000; 1,700 paid)
Shown live on TBS - featured an opening announcement by Gene Okerlund that fans could now vote on the Manager of the Year on the WCW Hotline - Sir Williams, Missy Hyatt, Harley Race, or Teddy Long; included Tony Schiavone & Jesse Ventura on commentary; featured Okerlund conducting an interview in the arena with Col. Rob Parker regarding Parker recently dropping Sid Vicious and picking up Steve Austin as his newest wrestler; during the segment, it was implied Sid was in the arena though Parker said he had a restraining order against him; included a BattleBowl Control Center with comments from Sting and Paul Orndorff; the segment closed with Okerlund saying "We will have more this Wednesday as part of the Clash of the Champions, live!"; featured the announcement that the Manager of the Year award would be decided at Starrcade:
Road Warrior Hawk fought WCW International World Champion Rick Rude to a double count-out at 5:38 when both men began brawling on the floor
The Shockmaster pinned the Equalizer at 2:29 with the bearhug into a slam; during the bout, it was announced there was a backstage confrontation between Davey Boy Smith and WCW International World Champion Rick Rude
WCW TV Champion Lord Steven Regal (w/ Sir William) pinned Johnny B. Badd at 6:35 with a roll up and grabbing the tights for leverage after Badd grabbed for William when William put Regal's foot on the bottom rope during a cover; during the bout, it was announced the prior confrontation between Davey Boy Smith and WCW International World Champion Rick Rude stemmed from Smith challenging Rude for the title
Steve Austin (w/ Col. Rob Parker) pinned Brian Pillman at 9:11 when Parker pushed Pillman as he attempted a springboard clothesline into the ring, with Austin then throwing Pillman face-first to the mat (The Legacy of Stone Cold Steve Austin)
WCW US Champion Dustin Rhodes (w/ Dusty Rhodes) pinned Paul Orndorff (w/ the Assassin) at 12:15 with an inside cradle after avoiding an elbow off the top; after the bout, Orndorff threw Dustin to the floor, with the Assassin then throwing Dustin into the ringpost until Dusty made the save; moments later, Dusty attempted to unmask the Assassin until Orndorff helped in double teaming Dusty and whipping him with the title belt; Orndorff then attempted the piledriver on Dusty until Dustin cleared the ring
WCW Tag Team Champions the Nasty Boys (w/ Missy Hyatt) defeated Sting & Davey Boy Smith at 8:41 when Brian Knobbs pinned Smith after Jerry Saggs hit the elbowsmash off the top behind the referee's back as Smith had Knobbs covered following the running powerslam; prior to the bout, Smith fought with Saggs on the rampway, with WCW International World Champion Rick Rude sneaking up behind Smith and dropping him with the Rude Awakening until he was chased away by Road Warrior Hawk
Ric Flair (w/ Fifi) defeated WCW World Champion Vader (w/ Harley Race) via disqualification at around the 9-minute mark; prior to the bout, Col. Rob Parker confronted Flair backstage in which he said Steve Austin could beat Flair, with Flair then punching Parker before making his ring entrance; the finish saw Vader miss the moonsault and Flair made the cover, with referee Randy Anderson then crawling over to make the count and slapping his hand against the mat as he crawled over; however, the referee disqualified Vader for accidentally hitting him just prior to the moonsault; after the match, Flair was attacked by Vader, Race, Steve Austin, and Col. Rob Parker until Dustin Rhodes and the Shockmaster appeared; moments later, Gene Okerlund came in the ring for an interview with Flair, with Flair cutting a promo on Vader & Austin and saying he would have Sid Vicious as his partner that weekend on WCW Saturday Night

 

WWF @ Dehli, NY - Farrell Hall - November 10, 1993 (2,500; sell out)
WWF Superstars taping:
The Undertaker defeated Jerry Lawler
Jerry Lawler defeated Owen Hart via disqualification
Lex Luger defeated Ludvig Borga
Survivor Series Showdown - 11/21/93: Crush (w/ Mr. Fuji) defeated Virgil via submission with the head vice; after the bout, Crush reapplied the hold
Survivor Series Showdown - 11/21/93: WWF World Champion Yokozuna (w/ Mr. Fuji) defeated Bret Hart via disqualification when Owen Hart interfered after Fuji hit Bret with the salt bucket behind the referee's back; Owen had come ringside moments earlier under the assumption that the match was almost over, as Bret had Yoko in the Sharpshooter
11/27/93 - featured the debut of Stan Lane as a commentator alongside Vince McMahon; included an 'Update' segment where it was announced a WWF Women's Championship tournament would begin the following Monday in Memphis, TN; the segment also featured Gorilla Monsoon speaking with Owen Hart by phone in which Owen asked not to be referred to as Bret Hart's brother and said he had always been in Bret's shadow and Bret did not carry his part at the Survivor Series; featured a vignette promoting the debut of Jeff Jarrett:
Rick & Scott Steiner defeated Steve Smith & Lavern Gill at 2:12 when Scott pinned Gill following the bulldog off the top double team
WWF IC Champion Razor Ramon pinned Mike Khoury at 2:33 with the Razor's Edge
Adam Bomb (w/ Harvey Wippleman) pinned Mike Bucci at 1:51 with the powerbomb; a young boy from the crowd, by the name of JB Yetter, was the guest ring announcer for the match
Shawn Michaels pinned Dan Dubiel at 1:54 with the piledriver
Doink the Clown (w/ Dink) pinned Sid Garrison at the 59-second mark with the Whoopie Cushion; prior to the bout, Doink announced WWF President Jack Tunney ruled there could only be one Doink before then introducing Dink (Dink's Wrestling Challenge debut)
Crush (w/ Mr. Fuji) defeated Paul Jones via submission with the head vice at 1:58
12/4/93 - included Shawn Michaels as a guest of Reo's Roundup in which Michaels said he answers to no man in reference to his suspension and that Razor Ramon was an imposter and he was the true IC champion; Ramon then appeared and said, if it was up to him, he would have beaten Michaels personally to win the title; Razor then burst Michaels' bubble gum with his toothpick; featured an 'Update' segment showing clips from the Family Feud match at the Survivor Series, along with comments from Owen Hart in which he said he was sick of not getting enough recognition and comments from Bret Hart who said he and Owen needed to talk and settle their differences because they are family; included a vignette promoting the debut of Jeff Jarrett; featured clips from the Survivor Series main event of Yokozuna facing the Undertaker:
Ludvig Borga defeated John Paul via submission with the backbreaker at 2:17
Bob Backlund pinned Iron Mike Sharpe at 1:38 with a leg roll up
The Headshrinkers (w/ Afa) defeated Greg Hatfield & Todd Mata at 2:15 when Fatu pinned Hatfield with th top rope splash
The 1-2-3 Kid pinned Glen Ruth at 2:06 with a reverse crossbody off the top; Chris Walsh, a young fan from the crowd, was the guest ring announcer for the match
Diesel pinned Frank Kanyak at 1:09 with a sidewalk slam
Men on a Mission (w/ Oscar) defeated Steve Smith & Gus Kantarakis at the 2-minute mark when Mabel pinned Kantarakis after Mo stood on the top rope and pushed Mabel on top of the opponent
Marty Jannetty pinned Reno Riggins at 1:34 with the flying fistdrop
12/11/93 - included a pre-taped sit-down interview between Vince McMahon and Owen Hart in which Owen challenged his brother Bret to a one-on-one match; featured an 'Update' segment where clips were shown of Gorilla Monsoon kicking Bobby Heenan out of the arena on Monday Night Raw and the announcement was made that the Undertaker would challenge WWF World Champion Yokozuna in a casket match at the Royal Rumble; included a vignette promoting the debut of Jeff Jarrett; featured highlights from Monday Night Raw of the Shawn Michaels / 1-2-3 Kid match and aftermath:
WWF Tag Team Champions the Quebecars (w/ Johnny Polo) defeated Paul Jones & Chaz Ware at 1:47 when Pierre pinned Ware following the Tower of Quebec; after the bout, the champions hit the Boston Crab / legdrop combo on Jones
Bastion Booger pinned Tony Webb with the sit-down splash
IRS pinned Mike Moraldo at 1:40 with the Write Off lariat; Liz Woodward, a fan from the crowd, was the guest ring announcer for the match
Tatanka pinned the Brooklyn Brawler at 2:38 with the Samoan Drop (Tatanka's TV return after a 6-week absence)
The Smoking Gunns defeated Corey Student & Joe Brennon at 2:40 when Billy pinned Brennon with an elbow drop off the top as Bart held Brennon in a side slam position
Rick Martel defeated JS Storm via submission with the Boston Crab at 2:17

 

WCW @ Indianapolis, IN - November 10, 1994 (1,400)
WCW TV Champion Johnny B. Badd defeated the Honkytonk Man
Dave Sullivan defeated Kevin Sullivan via disqualification
The Nasty Boys defeated Paul Roma & Jean Paul Levesque (sub. for an injured Paul Orndorff)
The Guardian Angel defeated Lord Steven Regal (sub. for an injured Vader)
WCW US Champion Jim Duggan defeated Steve Austin via disqualification
Sting & Dustin Rhodes defeated Arn Anderson & Bunkhouse Buck in a steel cage match

 

WWF @ St. Louis, MO - Kiel Center - November 10, 1994 (4,500)
The Bushwhackers defeated Well Dunn
Adam Bomb defeated Bam Bam Bigelow after Bigelow hit an unprotected turnbuckle, from which he had removed the cover
Jerry Lawler defeated Doink the Clown
Lex Luger fought Tatanka to a double count-out
WWF Women's Champion Alundra Blayze & Heidi Lee Morgan defeated Bull Nakano & Luna Vachon when Blayze pinned Luna
WWF IC Champion Razor Ramon pinned Owen Hart with a small package
The Undertaker defeated Yokozuna in a casket match

 

WWF @ Long Island, NY - Nassau Coliseum - November 10, 1995 (5,400)
Fatu defeated Rad Radford
Hakushi defeated Sir Mo
Ahmed Johnson defeated Skip
Goldust defeated Marty Jannetty
WWF Tag Team Champions the Smoking Gunns defeated Kama & Jean Pierre Lafitte (Lafitte's last appearance for 2 years)
Isaac Yankem defeated Henry Godwinn
Owen Hart defeated Bam Bam Bigelow
Hunter Hearst Helmsley defeated WWF IC Champion Razor Ramon via disqualification after the 1-2-3 Kid interfered
WWF World Champion Diesel, Bret Hart, & Shawn Michaels defeated Yokozuna, Davey Boy Smith, & King Mabel

 

WCW @ Orlando, FL - Disney / MGM Studios - November 10, 1996 (600; all freebies)
Worldwide taping:
Horace Boulder defeated JL
Chris Benoit defeated Terry Sawyer
Chris Jericho defeated Scott Armstrong
Harlem Heat defeated Butch Long & Bill Payne
Big Bubba defeated Leroy Howard
Sting defeated Hugh Morrus
Miguel Perez Jr. defeated Steve Armstrong
Meiko Satomura defeated Malia Hosaka
Lex Luger defeated the Barbarian
Billy Kidman defeated Jerry Flynn
Kevin Sullivan & Konnan defeated Scott Armstrong & Kenny Kendall
Rey Mysterio Jr. defeated Chavo Guerrero Jr.
Scott Norton defeated Chris Nelson
Alex Wright defeated Sonny Trout
Meng & the Barbarian defeated Arn Anderson & Chris Benoit via disqualification
Lex Luger defeated Hugh Morrus
Miguel Perez Jr. defeated Ciclope

 

WCW @ Memphis, TN - Mid-South Coliseum - November 10, 1997
Villano IV & V defeated Disorderly Conduct
Monday Nitro:
Lord Steven Regal & Dave Taylor defeated Harlem Heat
Chris Jericho defeated Disco Inferno
Glacier defeated the Barbarian
Yuji Nagata defeated Alex Wright
WCW TV Champion Perry Saturn defeated Chris Benoit
Eddie Guerrero defeated WCW Cruiserweight Champion Rey Mysterio Jr. to win the title (Viva La Raza: The Legacy of Eddie Guerrero)
Randy Savage (w/ Elizabeth) pinned Ray Traylor with a bodyslam and the flying elbowsmash at 3:42 after Elizabeth caused Traylor to crotch himself on the top rope; after the bout, Elizabeth ran backstage, returning with a can of spraypaint - as Savage hit the move three more times - and then sprayed "nWo" on him
Diamond Dallas Page defeated WCW US Champion Curt Hennig via disqualification
Lex Luger defeated Ric Flair via disqualification

 

WWF @ Ottawa, Ontario - Corel Centre - November 10, 1997 (8,209)
The Jackyl & the Interrogator defeated Larry Destiny & an unknown
Glenn Kulka defeated an unknown
Shotgun - 11/15/97:
Vader pinned Martin Roy with the Vader Bomb at 2:43
Ahmed Johnson pinned Andy Ellison at 1:36 with the Pearl River Plunge
Max Mini pinned Battalion at 6:02 with a victory roll
Doug Furnas & Phil LaFon defeated Flash Funk & Scott Taylor at 8:36 when LaFon pinned Taylor with a DDT
Raw is War - included Jim Ross & Jim Cornette on commentary; featured the debut of the DX entrance music and video during an opening segment in which Rick Rude came to the ring and introduced Shawn Michaels as the new WWF World Champion, as the crowd chanted "Bullshit" and "We want Bret';" as Michaels, Triple H, & Chyna came out to the ring, JR said Bret Hart had left the WWF; Michaels then played up the chants and said he beat Bret in his home country with his own hold and "ran him down South with the rest of those dinosaurs;" Michaels then said no one has the will - including Hulk Hogan, Randy Savage and Bret Hart - to be as good as him; moments later, Michaels said he would never beat up a 52-year-old man (alluding to Bret knocking Vince McMahon down backstage following the main event at Survivor Series); after Michaels said he was a fighting champion, Ken Shamrock came out, insulted Chyna's appearance, challenged Michaels then and there, and said Rude could only attack people from behind because he was an old man; after Michaels said Chyna could take Shamrock out at any time, Rude could do the same, and Triple H could take him on at any time, Sgt. Slaughter came out, said Triple H would face Shamrock later on and that Michaels would defend the title against Shamrock in the very near future; Slaughter then said the remainder of DX would be banned from ringside during the Shamrock / Triple H match later in the night:
Ahmed Johnson defeated Marc Mero (w/ Sable) via disqualification at 2:27 after a low blow
WWF Light Heavyweight Title Tournament Quarter Finals: Taka Michinoku pinned Devon Storm at 5:00 with the Michinoku Driver; after the match, Brian Christopher attacked Michinoku after doing guest commentary for the match
The Headbangers defeated Recon & Sniper (w/ the Jackyl & Interrogator) at 4:48 after Thrasher powerbombed Mosh onto Recon
The Road Dogg & Billy Gunn defeated Bradshaw in a handicap Bunkhouse match at 1:41 when both men made the pin after Gunn blocked a top rope move and hit a DDT off the top onto a chair
The Undertaker fought Kama to a no contest at 2:19 when Paul Bearer and Kane appeared on the ramp after Taker dumped Kama to the floor, with Bearer saying that whoever Kane destroys would be the Undertaker's fault
Ken Shamrock fought Hunter Hearst Helmsley to a no contest at 9:54 when the show went off the air during the match after Shawn Michaels interfered on behalf of Helmsley; moments thereafter, Shamrock rolled up Shawn Michaels - who was in the ring - with a cradle and Commissioner Slaughter counted the pinfall

 

WCW @ London, England - November 10, 2000 (9,138)

 

ECW @ Schenectady, NY - Sportsplex - November 10, 2000 (1,000)
Balls Mahoney defeated Mike Bell
Nova pinned Bilvis Wesley (w/ Prodigy & the Prodigette) with the Kryptonite Krunch
Tony Devito & Angel defeated Christian York & Joey Matthews when Devito pinned York after Angel hit York with a chair behind the referee's back
New Jack defeated the Blue Boy (w/ Jasmine) following a chairshot off the top; the match came about from the Blue Boy & Jasmine appearing as guests for Lou E. Dangerously's Danger Zone
Kid Kash pinned Simon Diamond with a tornado DDT
ECW Tag Team Champions Little Guido & Tony Mamaluke defeated Super Crazy & Tajiri when Mamaluke pinned Crazy after Sal E. Graziano interfered and hit a powerbomb on Crazy
Danny Doring, Roadkill, & the Sandman defeated EZ Money, Julio Dinero, & Chris Hamrick (w/ Elektra) when Roadkill pinned Hamrick with a splash
ECW World Champion Steve Corino (w/ Jack Victory) pinned CW Anderson (w/ Cyrus) with the Old School Expulsion
Jerry Lynn & Scott Hall (mystery partner) defeated Justin Credible (w/ Francine) & Rhino when Lynn pinned Credible with a tombstone

 

WWF @ Cleveland, OH - Gund Arena - November 10, 2001
Perry Saturn pinned Billy Kidman with the swinging fisherman’s suplex
Billy Gunn & Chuck Palumbo defeated Justin Credible & Lance Storm when Gunn pinned Credible with the Fameasser
Lita pinned Jazz with the Twist of Fate / moonsault combo; prior to the match, Jazz was introduced by William Regal
The Undertaker pinned William Regal with the chokeslam
WCW US Champion Kurt Angle pinned Chris Jericho with the Olympic Slam
The Big Show pinned Mike Awesome with the chokeslam
WWF Tag Team Champions Test & Booker T defeated Matt & Jeff Hardy after Test hit the boot to the face on Jeff
Kane pinned Diamond Dallas Page with the chokeslam
WCW World Champion the Rock defeated WWF World Champion Steve Austin via disqualification when Test and Booker T interfered

 

WWF @ Bangor, ME - Auditorium - November 10, 2001 (6,000)
The 1st show in Bangor in 3 years
Spike Dudley pinned Sho Funaki with the Dudley Dog
Brock Lesnar pinned Crash Holly with a powerslam
Tommy Dreamer & Steven Richards defeated Rico Constantino & Randy Orton when Dreamer pinned Rico with the Spicolli Driver
Ron Waterman pinned Shawn Stasiak with a running powerslam
WCW Tag Team Champions the Dudley Boyz defeated the Acolytes when D-Von pinned Farooq after Bubba Ray used one of the title belts as a weapon
Scotty 2 Hotty & Albert defeated the Hurricane & Hugh Morrus when Scotty pinned Morrus with the Worm
WWF European Champion Christian pinned Edge with a roll up after using a chair to hit a low blow
WWF Hardcore Champion Rob Van Dam pinned Raven (sub. for Tazz) with the Five Star Frog Splash

 

WWE (Raw) @ Hershey, PA - Giant Center - November 10, 2002
Rosey & Jamal defeated Johnny Stamboli & Sean O'Haire
Batista defeated Justin Credible
D-Lo Brown defeated Raven
Al Snow defeated Christopher Nowinski
WWE Raw Tag Team Champions Chris Jericho & Christian defeated Booker T & Bubba Ray Dudley
Tommy Dreamer defeated Steven Richards in a Singapore cane match
William Regal & Lance Storm defeated Goldust & Spike Dudley
WWE Women's Champion Trish Stratus (w/ Jackie) defeated Victoria (w/ Molly Holly)
World Heavyweight Champion Triple H defeated Kane via disqualification after the challenger used a steel chair; after the match, Kane fought off a number of wrestlers that tried to restrain him - eventually hitting a chokeslam and tombstone on Rico

 

WWE (Smackdown!) @ Bridgeport, CT - Harbor Yard Arena - November 10, 2003 (2,100)
Eddie Guerrero defeated Chavo Guerrero Jr.
Shelton Benjamin & Charlie Haas defeated Spanky & Paul London
John Cena defeated Rhyno & Sean O'Haire in a handicap match
Sho Funaki defeated Horshu
The Ultimo Dragon & Jamie Noble defeated Akio & Sakoda
WWE Smackdown! Tag Team Champions Doug & Danny Basham defeated Rikishi & Scotty 2 Hotty
WWE Cruiserweight Champion Tajiri defeated Nunzio & Rey Mysterio Jr.
Kurt Angle, Hardcore Holly, & Bradshaw defeated Albert, Matt Morgan, & Nathan Jones in an elimination match
Dawn Marie defeated Sable in a bikini contest; Funaki was the guest MC for the event
WWE Smackdown! World Champion Brock Lesnar defeated Chris Benoit

 

WWE @ Boston, MA - FleetCenter - November 10, 2003 (6,000)
Bryan Danielson (American Dragon) defeated Arch Kincaid; Danielson was announced as being from Boston
Kevin Fertig & Travis Tomko defeated John Walters & Chad Wicks
Sunday Night Heat - shown internationally:
John Heidenreich defeated Tommy Dreamer
Garrison Cade & Mark Jindrak defeated Luis Ortiz & Jason Porcaro
Steven Richards defeated Rico; Richards played the face for the contest and dedicated the match to the memory of Crash Holly
Val Venis defeated Maven; Maven played the heel for the contest
Raw:
WWE IC Champion Rob Van Dam pinned Christian at 5:28 with a leg sweep as the challenger attempted to use a steel chair, followed by the Rolling Thunder and Five Star Frog Splash; members of Team Austin and Team Bischoff were banned from ringside for the duration of the contest
Rob Conway & Rene Dupree defeated the Hurricane & Rosey at 3:06 when Conway pinned Hurricane with the swinging neckbreaker after Dupree knocked Hurricane off the turnbuckle, with the Hurricane landing throat-first across the top rope; prior to the contest, Jonathan Coachman came out to relieve Lillian Garcia of her ring announcing duties for the rest of the night under the orders of Eric Bischoff
WWE Women's Champion Molly Holly & Gail Kim defeated Lita & Terri at 2:40 when Molly pinned Lita with a roll up and grabbing the middle rope for leverage; after the match, Molly and Gail double teamed Terri on the floor
Shawn Michaels pinned Randy Orton with the superkick at 6:41 after hitting a side slam onto a steel chair, set up in the ring by Orton; members of Team Austin and Team Bischoff were banned from ringside for the duration of the contest
WWE Raw Tag Team Champions the Dudley Boyz defeated Scott Steiner (w/ Stacy Keibler) & Mark Henry (w/ Teddy Long) via disqualification in a non-title match at 7:14 when Steiner hit Bubba Ray in the back with a steel chair as the champions attempted the 3D on Henry; after the match, Steiner continued to beat down both Dudleyz with the chair; members of Team Austin and Team Bischoff were banned from ringside for the duration of the contest
Booker T pinned Chris Jericho with a modified crucifix out of the corner at 3:52; members of Team Austin and Team Bischoff were banned from ringside for the duration of the contest, however immediately after the bout Team Bischoff joined in attacking Booker as he was caught in the Walls of Jericho; moments thereafter, Team Austin came out for the save; after Coachman announced Jericho as being the winner via disqualification, he was trapped in the ring by Team Austin where he eventually sustained a 3D from the Dudley Boyz
World Heavyweight Champion Bill Goldberg defeated Batista via disqualification in a non-title match at 2:16 when Triple H, who was sent out of the arena earlier in the show, returned and clipped the champion in his injured leg as he was preparing for the Jackhammer; prior to the match, Lillian Garcia returned as the ring announcer; after the match, Triple H hit the Pedigree but Goldberg eventually fought back - hitting the spear on Triple H and nailing Batista in the chest with Triple H's own sledgehammer

 

Smackdown!

Taped 11/6/06; Columbus, OH; Nationwide Arena
11/10/06 - featured an opening in-ring promo by World Heavyweight Champion Booker T, with Sharmell, in which Booker cut a promo on becoming the "Champion of Champions" from his win at Cyber Sunday and then said he was sad because he had no opponents left to defeat; moments later, Teddy Long came out with two photographers and congratulated Booker on the win as the photographers took shots of the champion posing; Long then said he owed Batista a big favor for protecting Booker and the world title the previous week and Batista would receive a title match at Survivor Series, but Booker might not be the defending champion; Long then said Booker would defend the title then and there against Bobby Lashley; included a look at the publicity stops WWE World Champion John Cena has done to promote "The Marine," including appearing on "Late Night with Conan O'Brian," "Live with Regis & Kelly," "MAD TV," "The Howard Stern Show," and "The Best Damn Sports Show Period" and being featured in various magazines; featured a backstage segment between Teddy Long and MVP in which Long told him he would be facing Kane the following week in a streetfight; included a backstage segment in which WWE US Champion Chris Benoit confronted Chavo Guerrero Jr. and Vickie Guerrero about their behavior having something to do with Eddie's estate, with Vickie cutting him off and saying Chavo would be the new US Champion at the Survivor Series; included an ad promoting Eric Bishoff's Controversy Creates Cash in which he talked about the nWo and being thrown out of Hulk Hogan's home; featured an in-ring promo by Ken Kennedy in which he challenged the Undertaker to a match at Survivor Series, said Taker was holding him back and not letting him expand his legacy on Raw or ECW, and said Taker's career would end exactly 16 years after he made his debut at the 1990 Survivor Series; moments later, Taker came out and the two briefly brawled in the ring until Kennedy bloodied and repeatedly hit Taker in the face with the hanging microphone; included an ad promoting WrestleMania 23 tickets going on sale the following day; featured a look at Batista filming scenes for "Smallville," which would air the following Thursday; included clips throughout the show detailing the history between Batista and Finlay; featured a backstage segment between Mike Mizanin and Kristal in which Kristal yelled at him for not getting rid of the Boogeyman, with Miz saying he had challenged the Boogeyman to a match the following week:
World Heavyweight Champion Booker T (w/ Sharmell) pinned Bobby Lashley in an impromptu match at 13:48 with a roll up and grabbing the tights for leverage after Lashley grabbed an interfering Sharmell; during the match, it was announced Lashley would participate at the Survivor Series and team with John Cena, Kane, Sabu, & Rob Van Dam against the Big Show, Test, MVP, Finlay, & Umaga; after the bout, Booker attempted the scissors kick on Lashley but Lashley avoided the move and clotheslined Booker to the floor
Matt Hardy & Jimmy Wang Yang (w/ Amy) defeated WWE Cruiserweight Champion Gregory Helms & Sylvan at 7:23 when Hardy pinned Helms with a Twist of Fate from the middle turnbuckle; during the bout, it was announced Hardy and Helms would be opposite sides at Survivor Series, Hardy teaming with his brother Jeff, CM Punk, and DX and Helms teaming with Mike Knox, Johnny Nitro, Randy Orton, and Edge
WWE US Champion Chris Benoit defeated KC James (w/ Michelle McCool) in a non-title match via submission with the Crippler Crossface at 3:45 after hitting the diving headbutt
The Boogeyman pinned TJ Dalton at 1:12 with a double choke slam; after the bout, the Boogeyman spat worms on his opponent (Boogeyman's return match following WrestleMania)
Batista pinned Finlay at 15:37 with a spinebuster after throwing him into an interfering World Heavyweight Champion Booker T on the apron, knocking Booker to the floor

 

WWE (Smackdown!) @ Pesaro, Italy - Palacatania - November 10, 2006
Bobby Lashley defeated William Regal
Matt Hardy defeated WWE Cruiserweight Champion Gregory Helms in a non-title match Layla, Michelle McCool, and Kristal went to a no contest in a best body contest when the Sandman began brawling with MC for the contest Matt Striker
MVP pinned Kane
WWE Tag Team Champions Paul London & Brian Kendrick defeated KC James & Idol Stevens
CM Punk defeated Mike Knox
The Undertaker defeated Ken Kennedy
Rob Van Dam defeated Paul Heyman in an extreme rules match
WWE US Champion Chris Benoit defeated Chavo Guerrero Jr.
Tatanka defeated Sho Funaki
Batista defeated World Heavyweight Champion Booker T and Finlay via disqualification

 

WWE (Raw) @ Nottingham, England - Arena - November 10, 2006

Carlito Caribbean Cool defeated Shelton Benjamin
Mickie James pinned Victoria
Tommy Dreamer pinned Rene Dupree
Cryme Tyme defeated Lance Cade & Trevor Murdoch
Torrie Wilson defeated Maria, Candice Michelle, and Ariel in a best body contest
Hardcore Holly defeated Kevin Thorn
Robbie & Rory McAllister, WWE Raw Tag Team Champions Ric Flair & Roddy Piper defeated Kenny, Mikey, Nicky, & Johnny
WWE IC Champion Johnny Nitro defeated Jeff Hardy
Test defeated Sabu
WWE World Champion John Cena, Shawn Michaels, & Triple H defeated Edge, Randy Orton, & Umaga

 

WWE (Raw) @ Melbourne, Australia - Rod Laver Arena - November 10, 2007 (15,506; new arena record)
Cody Rhodes defeated William Regal
Snitsky defeated Brian Kendrick
Jim Duggan defeated Santino Marella
WWE Raw Tag Team Champions Lance Cade & Trevor Murdoch defeated Robbie & Rory McAllister and Shelton Benjamin & Charlie Haas in an elimination match
Ken Kennedy defeated Hardcore Holly
WWE Women's Champion Beth Phoenix defeated Mickie James
Triple H & Jeff Hardy defeated WWE World Champion Randy Orton & Umaga

 

WWE (Smackdown! & ECW) @ Arecibo, Puerto Rico - November 10, 2007
Jimmy Wang Yang defeated Chavo Guerrero Jr. and Sho Funaki
John Morrison pinned Stevie Richards
Chuck Palumbo & Michelle McCool defeated Kenny Dykstra & Victoria
Rey Mysterio Jr. pinned Jamie Noble with a frog splash
Tommy Dreamer pinned Matt Striker
Kane defeated WWE US Champion & WWE Smackdown! Tag Team Champion MVP via disqualification when MVP hit the challenger with the US title belt
WWE Smackdown! Tag Team Champion Matt Hardy pinned Carlito with the Twist of Fate
ECW World Champion CM Punk pinned Elijah Burke with the Go To Sleep
World Heavyweight Champion Batista & the Undertaker defeated the Great Khali & Finlay when Taker pinned Finlay with the tombstone

 

Graham Cawthon

www.TheHistoryofWWE.com

 

 




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