Graham Cawthorn's This Day in Wrestling History



These are the known events which have taken place or aired on this date. For more information, visit http://www.thehistoryofwwe.com.
Graham Cawthon
 
WWWF @ Philadelphia, PA – January 5, 1966
Johnny Valentine defeated Steve Stanlee
Johnny Valentine defeated Angelo Savoldi
Tarzan Tyler defeated Arnold Skaaland
Tarzan Tyler defeated Pete Sanchez
Bulldog Brower defeated Arnold Skaaland
Bill Miller defeated WWWF World Champion Bruno Sammartino via count-out
 
WWWF @ Washington DC - National Arena - January 5, 1967
Television taping:
Ricky Sexton defeated Johnny Rodz
Luke Graham defeated Pete Sanchez
Spiros Arion defeated Frank Hickey
Tank Morgan defeated Angelo Savoldi
Bull Ortega defeated Arnold Skaaland & Miguel Perez in a handicap match
Antonio Pugliese defeated Tony Nero
 
WWWF @ Johnstown, PA - January 5, 1971
WWWF World Champion Bruno Sammartino & Dominic DeNucci defeated Jos LeDuc & Baron Mikel Scicluna
 
WWA @ Indianapolis, IN - Exposition Convention Center - January 5, 1974 (8,000)
Clem Turner defeated Bo Brown
Cora Combs vs. Baby Doll
Ivan Koloff defeated Prince Pullins
Bobby Heenan defeated Raul Guzman
Tony Romano defeated Gilbert Guerrero
Pepper Gomez defeated Baron Von Raschke
WWA Champion Bob Ellis fought Ivan Koloff to a draw
Jimmy & Johnny Valiant defeated WWA Tag Team Champions Dick the Bruiser & WWWF World Champion Bruno Sammartino to win the titles
 
WWWF @ Brooklyn, NY - January 5, 1977
Doug Gilbert defeated Johnny Rodz
Tor Kamata defeated Mark Tendler
Pete Sanchez defeated Rocky Tomayo
Baron Mikel Scicluna defeated Manuel Soto
WWWF Tag Team Champions Chief Jay Strongbow & Billy Whitewolf defeated the Executioners via disqualification
 
WWWF @ Long Island, NY - Nassau Coliseum - January 5, 1979
Ted Adams fought Pete Reeves to a draw
Mark Tendler defeated Tony Russo
Johnny Rodz defeated Steve King
SD Jones defeated Pierre the Lumberjack via disqualification
Davey O'Hannon defeated Mark Pole
Peter Miavia defeated Chief Jay Strongbow via count-out
Gorilla Monsoon defeated Baron Mikel Scicluna
Ivan Putski fought Ivan Koloff to a double disqualification
 
WWWF @ North Attleboro, MA - Witschi's Sports Arena - January 5, 1979
Dave Darrow defeated Moose Monroe
Stan Stasiak defeated Frankie Williams
WWWF Tag Team Champions Tony Garea & Larry Zbyzsko defeated Victor Rivera & Stan Stasiak (sub. for Spiros Arion)
 
WWF @ Fall River, MA - January 5, 1980
Sylvano Sousa defeated Fred Marzino
Dave Darrow defeated Joe Crugnale
Rene Goulet defeated Jose Estrada
WWF IC Champion Pat Patterson defeated Johnny Rodz
WWF World Champion Bob Backlund defeated Hussein Arab
 
WWF @ Baltimore, MD - Civic Center - January 5, 1980
Johnny Rodz defeated Angelo Gomez
Davey O'Hannon defeated Paul Figueroa
Tor Kamata fought Steve King to a no contest
Gorilla Monsoon fought Joe Mascaro to a draw
Ken Patera defeated WWF World Champion Bob Backlund
Larry Sharpe defeated Mike Masters
Andre the Giant fought Hulk Hogan to a draw
 
WWF @ Allentown, PA - Agriculture Hall - January 5, 1982
Championship Wrestling taping:
Jesse Ventura defeated Jeff Craney
Mr. Fuji & Mr. Saito defeated Dominic DeNucci & Lee Wong
Steve Travis defeated Pete Mitchell
Laurent Soucie defeated Jose Estrada
Tony Atlas, Rick Martel, & Tony Garea defeated Capt. Lou Albano, Mr. Fuji, & Mr. Saito
1/16/82:
WWF IC Champion Pedro Morales defeated Hans Schroeder at 3:41
Greg Valentine defeated Charlie Brown at 3:48
Steve Travis defeated Pete Mitchell at 3:28
Dominic DeNucci fought Larry Sharpe to a double disqualification at 3:11
Killer Khan defeated Tony Colon at 3:54
Laurent Soucie defeated Jose Estrada at 8:44
Ivan Putski defeated Ron Shaw at 3:41
1/23/82:
Steve Travis defeated Jose Estrada at 6:20
Adrian Adonis defeated Jeff Craney at 4:57
Tony Garea & Rick Martel defeated Davey O'Hannon & Johnny Rodz at 7:52
Killer Khan defeated Jerry Johnson at 3:11
Mr. Fuji & Mr. Saito defeated Charlie Brown & Barry Hart at 4:37
Charlie Fulton defeated Victor Mercardo at 3:49
Tony Atlas defeated Billy Coleman at 3:28
 
WWF @ Hamburg, PA - Fieldhouse - January 5, 1983
All Star Wrestling taping:
Dark match after the taping: Chief Jay & Jules Strongbow vs. the Wild Samoans
 
WWF @ Baltimore, MD - Civic Center - January 5, 1985
George Wells fought Buddy Rose to a draw
David Sammartino defeated the Spoiler via count-out
Bob Orton Jr. defeated Salvatore Bellomo
Barry Windham & Mike Rotundo defeated the Moondogs
Tony Atlas defeated the Iron Sheik via disqualification
Wendi Richter defeated Judy Martin
Jimmy Snuka & King Tonga defeated Roddy Piper & Paul Orndorff
 
WWF @ Boston, MA - Boston Garden - January 5, 1985
Bret Hart defeated Pete Doherty (sub. for Mr. Fuji)
Brutus Beefcake defeated Swede Hanson
WWF Tag Team Champions Adrian Adonis & Dick Murdoch defeated Jack & Jerry Brisco
Tito Santana defeated WWF IC Champion Greg Valentine
Don Muraco defeated SD Jones
Blackjack Mulligan defeated David Schultz
Big John Studd & Ken Patera defeated Andre the Giant & the Junkyard Dog via disqualification
 
NJPW @ Isezaki, Japan – January 5, 1985 (5,600)
Keiichi Yamada defeated Keiji Muto via submission with a Boston Crab
Kim Su Hong pinned Hirokazu Hata
David Morgan pinned Naoki Sano
Samula pinned Makoto Arakawa
Anoaro Atisanoe pinned Tatsutoshi Goto
Umanosuke Ueda & Hiro Saito defeated Kantaro Hoshino & Shunji Kosugi when Ueda pinned Kosugi
Seiji Sakaguchi & Kengo Kimura defeated the Strong Machines when Strong Machine #2 was disqualified
King Kong Bundy pinned Tiger Toguchi
IWGP Champion Antonio Inoki, Tatsumi Fujinami & the Cobra defeated WWF World Champion Hulk Hogan, Kerry Brown & the Black Tiger when Inoki pinned Brown
 
WWF @ Amarillo, TX - Civic Center - January 5, 1986
Included Terry Funk
 
WWF @ Columbus, OH - Ohio Center - January 5, 1986 (4,000)
Danny Spivey defeated Steve Lombardi
B. Brian Blair & Jim Brunzell defeated Terry Gibbs & Iron Mike Sharpe
Adrian Adonis defeated Tony Atlas via count-out
Don Muraco defeated Ricky Steamboat
WWF Women's Champion the Fabulous Moolah defeated Susan Starr
WWF IC Champion Tito Santana defeated Randy Savage
 
WWF @ Baltimore, MD - Civic Center - January 5, 1986
Pedro Morales defeated Moondog Spot
Jose Luis Rivera defeated Rene Goulet
Hercules defeated Lanny Poffo
Scott McGhee fought Tiger Chung Lee to a draw
WWF World Champion Hulk Hogan defeated WWF Tag Team Champion Brutus Beefcake
The Junkyard Dog defeated Greg Valentine via count-out
Cpl. Kirchner & King Tonga fought Nikolai Volkoff & the Iron Sheik to a no contest
 
WWF Prime Time Wrestling
1/5/87:
- Greg Valentine & Brutus Beefcake (w/ Johnny V) defeated the Islanders when Beefcake pinned Tama at 13:13 after Valentine dropped Tama crotch first on the top rope behind the referee’s back; during the match, Johnny V briefly joined Monsoon and Hayes at ringside (11/24/86; Madison Square Garden)
- Jake Roberts fought Tito Santana to a time-limit draw at 17:25; the bell rang as Santana had the figure-4 applied and Roberts grabbed for his snake bag while the hold was applied (11/26/86; Houston, TX; Summit)
- King Harley Race (w/ Bobby Heenan) pinned Sivi Afi at the 37 second mark with the cradle suplex (WWF Superstars - 12/9/86; Phoenix, AZ; Veterans Memorial Coliseum)
- Adrian Adonis, Bret Hart, & Jim Neidhart (w/ Jimmy Hart) defeated Mike Rotundo, Danny Spivey, & SD Jones at 3:34 when Jones submitted to Adonis' sleeper as the other four men were battling in the ring (Wrestling Challenge - 12/10/86; Tucson, AZ; Community Center)
- Hillbilly Jim defeated Don Muraco (w/ Mr. Fuji) via disqualification at 7:06 when Fuji interfered as Jim had the bearhug applied on Muraco and attacked Jim with his cane, while ripping his overalls at the same time; Muraco came to the ring wearing a kilt and to Roddy Piper's music (Best of the WWF Vol. 11) (11/24/86; Madison Square Garden)
 
WWF @ East Rutherford, NJ - Meadowlands - January 5, 1987 (15,826; announced at 17,980)
WWF Superstars taping:
Prime Time Wrestling - 1/14/87: Billy Jack Haynes defeated King Harley Race (w/ Bobby Heenan) via disqualification at 9:40 when Heenan interfered as Haynes had the full nelson applied; after the bout, Haynes applied the hold to Heenan until Race made the save
Prime Time Wrestling - 1/14/87: Sivi Afi pinned Frenchy Martin at 6:50 with a sunset flip over the top rope
WWF World Champion Hulk Hogan & Ricky Steamboat defeated WWF IC Champion Randy Savage (w/ Miss Elizabeth) & the Honkytonk Man (w/ Jimmy Hart) via disqualification at around the 11-minute mark after Savage threw the referee out of the ring after bringing the timekeeper's bell into the ring; Steamboat then grabbed the bell away, forcing Savage & Elizabeth backstage; moments later, Hogan brought Hart into the ring, with Hogan & Steamboat then sending Honky & Hart to the floor
1/17/87 - featured a Piper's Pit with WWF President Jack Tunney, WWF World Champion Hulk Hogan, and Andre the Giant in which Hogan was presented with a trophy for being world champion for 3 years:
Ricky Steamboat pinned Barry O with the flying bodypress at 2:37 (Steamboat’s return bout)
Kamala (w/ Kimchee) pinned Don Driggers with a splash off the top at the 33-second mark; Driggers was taken out on a stretcher after the match
Demolition (w/ Johnny V) defeated Salvatore Bellomo & Mario Mancini when Ax pinned Mancini after the Decapitation at 2:22 (Demolition's debut; Randy Culley aka Moondog Rex played the role of Smash until being replaced by Barry Darsow)
Hercules (w/ Bobby Heenan) defeated Jim Parks via submission with the full nelson at 1:27; after the bout, Heenan challenged Billy Jack Haynes to break out of the hold but, after coming to the ring, Haynes was attacked by Hercules and had the hold applied on him after pushing Heenan
B. Brian Blair & Jim Brunzell defeated Terry Gibbs & Iron Mike Sharpe when Blair pinned Gibbs after the dropkick from Brunzell at 5:32; referee Danny Davis showed favoritism to Sharpe & Gibbs and refused to count at one point when he thought the Bees illegally switched with their masks on, when they didn’t
1/24/87 - included a Piper's Pit with WWF President Jack Tunney, WWF World Champion Hogan and Andre in which Andre was presented with a trophy for being the only undefeated man in WWF history; after Hogan came to the set during the segment, Andre walked off:
Paul Orndorff (w/ Bobby Heenan) pinned Paul Roma with the piledriver at 2:29
Koko B. Ware pinned Steve Lombardi with a missle dropkick at 3:32; prior to the bout, Lombardi threw an injured Roma out of the ring after his bout with Orndorff
Rick Martel & Tom Zenk fought Don Muraco & Bob Orton Jr. (w/ Mr. Fuji) to a double disqualification at 3:57 when all four men began brawling in the ring
WWF IC Champion Randy Savage (w/ Miss Elizabeth) pinned Randy Sharpe with the flying elbowsmash at the 45-second mark; Savage wrestled the bout with his sunglasses on while Sharpe was not able to remove his shirt before the match began
Bret Hart & Jim Neidhart (w/ Jimmy Hart) defeated Scott McGhee & Tony Garea when Bret pinned McGhee after the Hart Attack at 2:43
Danny Spivey, Mike Rotundo, & Blackjack Mulligan defeated Ron Bass, Jimmy Jack Funk, & the Gladiator when Mulligan pinned the Gladiator with a flying back elbow at 3:33
1/31/87 - included a Piper's Pit segment in which Jesse Ventura said he would have Andre the Giant on the set the following week if Roddy Piper could produce Hulk Hogan:
Tito Santana & Pedro Morales defeated the Iron Sheik & Nikolai Volkoff (w/ Slick) via disqualification when Slick interfered and hit Santana with his cane at 3:12; after the match, Santana chased Slick into the ring and bodyslammed him; Butch Reed then came to ringside and carried Slick backstage
King Harley Race (w/ Bobby Heenan) pinned Greg Vance with the cradle suplex at 1:23
Jacques & Raymond Rougeau defeated Al Navarro & Tiger Chung Lee when Raymond pinned Navarro after a double team move from the top at 3:01; during the bout, Dino Bravo came to ringside and walked around the ring before leaving to join the French commentary team
Adrian Adonis (w/ Jimmy Hart) defeated Jack Kruger via submission with the sleeper at 1:17
Greg Valentine (w/ Johnny V) defeated Haku via disqualification at 3:03 when Tama tripped up Valentine from the outside, even though Brutus Beefcake had done the same thing earlier to Haku which went unnoticed by referee Danny Davis; Beefcake & Tama joined their partners at ringside midway through the bout
Jake Roberts pinned Jerry Allen with the DDT; the bout began during the commercial break
 
WWF @ Huntsville, AL - Von Braun Civic Center - January 5, 1988 (8,500)
WWF Superstars taping:
Sam Houston pinned Danny Davis; after the bout, Houston was attacked by Bad News Brown (Brown's WWF return)
Butch Reed defeated Don Muraco via disqualification when Muraco hit referee Dave Hebner; after the bout, Muraco was attacked by the One Man Gang
Jim Duggan & Jake Roberts defeated Ted Dibiase & Virgil via disqualification when Virgil hit Duggan with a chair
WWF World Champion Hulk Hogan & Randy Savage (w/ Miss Elizabeth) defeated WWF IC Champion the Honkytonk Man, Bret Hart, & Jim Neidhart (w/ Jimmy Hart) in a handicap match when Hogan pinned Honky with the legdrop
Prime Time Wrestling - 1/18/88: B. Brian Blair, Jim Brunzell, the Junkyard Dog, & George Steele defeated the Conquistadors, Nikolai Volkoff, & Boris Zhukov (w/ Slick) at 10:03 when JYD pinned a Conquistador with the powerslam; all the babyfaces wore Killer Bee masks for the duration of the bout
1/16/88:
WWF Tag Team Champions Tito Santana & Rick Martel defeated Dusty Wolfe & Iron Mike Sharpe at 3:30 when Sharpe submitted to Santana's figure-4
Greg Valentine (w/ Jimmy Hart) defeated Van Van Horne via submission with the figure-4 at 2:37
Bam Bam Bigelow (w/ Oliver Humperdink) pinned Tiger Chung Lee at 1:23 with the slingshot splash into the ring
Ron Bass pinned Rex King with the Pedigree at 1:47; after the bout, Bass attacked his opponent with his whip - Miss Betsy
Davey Boy Smith & the Dynamite Kid defeated Gino Carabello & Brian Costello at 3:19 when Dynamite pinned Carabello with a back suplex from the middle turnbuckle; after the bout, Bobby Heenan appeared at the interview stage and said that the Islanders had been reinstated from their suspension and that the Bulldogs should go backstage and speak to WWF President Jack Tunney to find out where Matilda is
Don Muraco pinned Dave Wagner at 3:15 with the tombstone
Ted Dibiase (w/ Virgil) pinned Brady Boone at 2:38 with a back elbow off the middle turnbuckle
1/23/88:
Randy Savage (w/ Miss Elizabeth) pinned Barry Horowitz with the flying elbow drop at 2:31
Butch Reed & the One Man Gang defeated WG Wellington & Ricky Hunter at 3:01 when Gang pinned Wellington with the front suplex
Ken Patera & Billy Jack Haynes defeated Iron Mike Sharpe & Joe Mirto at 3:09 when Mirto submitted to Haynes' full nelson
Bret Hart, Jim Neidhart, & Danny Davis (w/ Jimmy Hart) defeated Sam Houston, Rex King, & Van Van Horne at 2:55 when Davis pinned Houston after Houston received the Hart Attack behind the referee's back
Jim Duggan pinned Steve Lombardi with the running clothesline at 2:08
King Harley Race, Rick Rude, & Hercules (w/ Bobby Heenan) defeated Jerry Allen, Scott Casey, & Lanny Poffo at 2:25 when Allen submitted to Hercules' backbreaker
1/30/88:
WWF IC Champion Honky Tonk Man (w/ Jimmy Hart & Peggy Sue) pinned Omar Atlas with the Shake, Rattle, & Roll at 1:58
The Ultimate Warrior pinned Terry Gibbs at 1:18 with the gorilla press slam
Dino Bravo (w/ Frenchy Martin) pinned SD Jones at 2:19 with the side suplex
The Islanders (w/ Bobby Heenan) defeated Scott Casey & Lanny Poffo at 2:35 when Tama pinned Poffo with the splash off the top
Bad News Brown pinned Brady Boone at 1:35 with a clothesline; after the match, Brown threw his opponent out of the ring (Brown's TV return after being gone several years)
Demolition (w/ Mr. Fuji) defeated Outback Jack & Jerry Allen at 2:04 when Ax pinned Allen following the Decapitation
Jake Roberts pinned Dusty Wolfe with the DDT at 2:43
 
WWF @ Nashville, TN - Auditorium - January 5, 1989
Brutus Beefcake vs. Ron Bass
King Haku vs. Harley Race
Ron Garvin vs. Greg Valentine
WWF Tag Team Champions Demolition vs. the Powers of Pain
Bret Hart & Jim Neidhart vs. Jacques & Raymond Rougeau
Jake Roberts vs. Andre the Giant
 
WWF @ Fargo, ND - Civic Memorial Auditorium - January 5, 1989
Included Mr. Perfect
 
WWF @ Montgomery, AL - Garrett Coliseum - January 5, 1989
Included Dino Bravo
 
NWA @ Raleigh, NC - Dorton Arena - January 5, 1990 (4,300)
Mike Rotunda pinned Brad Armstrong
The Samoan Savage pinned Ranger Ross
Eddie Gilbert & Tommy Rich defeated Jack Victory & Rip Morgan when Gilbert pinned Victory
Brian Pillman & Tom Zenk defeated Michael Hayes & Jimmy Garvin via disqualification
Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane defeated Shane Douglas & Johnny Ace
NWA World Champion Ric Flair, Arn & Ole Anderson defeated the Great Muta, Buzz Sawyer, & the Dragon Master when Arn pinned the Dragon Master
Sting fought NWA US Champion Lex Luger to a double count-out
 
WWF @ Des Moines, IA - Veterans Auditorium - January 5, 1990 (4,900)
Earthquake pinned Paul Roma with the sit-down splash
The Powers of Pain defeated Shawn Michaels & Marty Jannetty when the Barbarian pinned Michaels after Mr. Fuji interfered
Hercules defeated Iron Mike Sharpe via submission
WWF IC Champion the Ultimate Warrior pinned Dino Bravo after a number of clotheslines; after the bout, Earthquake interfered with a chair before the Warrior eventually fought off both men
Rick Martel pinned Brutus Beefcake
Tito Santana pinned Frenchy Martin (sub. for Barry Windham)
Jake Roberts pinned Ted Dibiase with the DDT; Virgil was barred from ringside for the duration of the match
 
WWF @ Cornwall, Ontario - January 5, 1990
Bad News Brown defeated Nelson Veilleux
 
WWF @ Halifax, Nova Scotia - January 5, 1990
 
WWF Superstars
Taped 12/11/90; Tampa, FL; Sundome
1/5/91 - included Hulk Hogan as a guest of the Brother Love Show, discussing his participation in the Royal Rumble match; featured an 'Update' segment focusing on the Ultimate Warrior / Sgt. Slaughter WWF Title match at the Royal Rumble, with footage of Gene Okerlund interviewing the Warrior about the match and comments from Randy Savage about the match; included the previous week's interview conducted by Okerlund of Sgt. Slaughter & Gen. Adnan, shown in full; featured a Royal Rumble Report with highlights of last year's confrontation between WWF World Champion Hogan and WWF IC Champion the Warrior from last year's Royal Rumble match; during the segment, a vignette from Ted Dibiase & Virgil was shown where they were in Texas; Dibiase was wearing a cowboy hat, hrew it to the floor and stomped on it; after he got his shoes dirty, he made Virgil wipe the dirt off:
Kerry Von Erich pinned Tom Stone at 1:46 with the Tornado Punch
The Warlord (w/ Slick) defeated Donny Steele via submission with the full nelson at 1:40; during the bout, the Warlod & Slick cut an insert promo on Warlord's participation in the upcoming Royal Rumble match
Jim Duggan pinned JT Smith at 1:50 with the running clothesline; during the bout, Duggan cut an insert promo about competing in the upcoming Royal Rumble
Sgt. Slaughter (w/ Gen. Adnan) defeated Pat Armstrong via submission with the Camel Clutch at 2:15
The Orient Express (w/ Mr. Fuji) defeated Bill & Tony Mulkey at 2:07 when Pat Tanaka scored the pin with a German suplex into a bridge following a side kick from Kato; during the bout, Shawn Michaels & Marty Jannetty cut an insert promo on facing the Orient Express at the Royal Rumble
 
WWF @ Landover, MD - Capital Centre - January 5, 1991
Jimmy Snuka pinned Greg Valentine
WWF Tag Team Champions Bret Hart & Jim Neidhart defeated Paul Roma & Hercules
Kerry Von Erich pinned Virgil (sub. for Ted Dibiase)
Jake Roberts defeated Rick Martel via disqualification
The Legion of Doom defeated the Orient Express
Hulk Hogan & Tugboat defeated Dino Bravo & Earthquake
 
WWF @ Long Beach, CA - January 5, 1991
The Barbarian pinned Jim Brunzell
The Big Bossman pinned Bobby Heenan
Sgt. Slaughter pinned Jim Duggan
Demolition defeated the Bushwhackers
Saba Simba pinned Buddy Rose
Roddy Piper defeated WWF IC Champion Mr. Perfect via count-out
WWF World Champion the Ultimate Warrior defeated Randy Savage
 
WCW @ Pineville, NC - January 5, 1991
Brad Armstrong defeated Joe Cazana
Moondog Rex defeated the Junkyard Dog
Tracey Smothers defeated Dutch Mantell
WCW US Tag Team Champion Rick Steiner defeated Jimmy Garvin
WCW US Champion Lex Luger defeated Sid Vicious
 
WCW @ Augusta, GA - Civic Center - January 5, 1991
Tom Zenk vs. Bobby Eaton
Brian Pillman vs. Big Cat
Arn Anderson & Barry Windham vs. WCW Tag Team Champions Doom
NWA World Champion Sting defeated Ric Flair
 
World Championship Wrestling
12/11/90; Atlanta, GA; Center Stage Theatre
1/5/91 - featured Paul E. Dangerously conducting a backstage interview with Rip Rogers regarding his match later in the show against Brian Pillman in which pinfalls would not count in the first 5 minutes, with Rogers claiming he was a marathon man and would outlast Pillman once the opening 5 minutes were up; included information on how fans could vote on WCW's "sexiest wrestler," with the winner being announced during the Jan. 30 Clash of the Champions; featured footage from the previous week of Tom Zenk beating Arn Anderson for the WCW TV Title, followed by a backstage promo by Zenk regarding a rematch with Anderson; included Dangerously conducting a ringside interview with Terry Taylor in which Taylor claimed Zenk's title shot against Anderson should have been his own and would prove later in the show that he can beat Anderson; featured the announcement that Norman & the Juicer would face Michael Hayes & Jimmy Garvin on The Main Event; included a Wrestle War 91 ad; featured footage from the 12/22/90 match between Michael Hayes and WCW US Champion Rick Steiner, followed by comments from Hayes & Jimmy Garvin in which they said they would soon take the US tag team titles; included a backstage promo by Norman regarding his match the following week against Sid Vicious; featured Gordon Solie hosting a segment of WCW Classics focusing on the Sting vs. Ric Flair match from Clash of the Champions 1, followed by comments from both men about their feud for the WCW World Title; included a backstage promo by Anderson regarding his upcoming match with Taylor; featured Jim Ross conducting a sit-down interview with Lawrence Taylor at LT's restaurant near the Meadowlands regarding his upcoming participation at the Meadowlands show; included a closing segment in which Ross conducted an interview with Missy and Dangerously regarding their upcoming arm wrestling contest at the Clash, with Dangerously implying Missy was a whore until she slapped him and walked off:
Sid Vicious pinned Pablo Crenshaw with one foot after hitting the the powerbomb at 2:46 after declining to pin him with a legdrop; prior to the bout, Vicious cut an insert promo on facing WCW US Champion Lex Luger
Brian Pillman pinned Rip Rogers with a sunset flip off the top at 7:29; prior to the bout, Pillman cut an insert promo on the match; during the contest, it was announced Pillman would face Ric Flair at the Clash of the Champions Jan. 30; stipulations for the match stated a pinfall could not occur in the first 5 minutes, yet both men made multiple pin attempts and the referee went down to count their shoulders each time
Bobby Eaton pinned Reno Riggins with the Alabama Jam at 4:15 after reversing an attempted handspring elbow into a bulldog; during the bout, Eaton cut an insert promo on facing WCW TV Champion Tom Zenk at the Clash of the Champions, during which he mentioned his win over Zenk at Starrcade
Mark & Chris Youngblood defeated Ed Brock & Chuck Coates at 3:36 when Chris pinned Brock with a sit-down splash off the top; during the bout, it was announced the Youngbloods would face Arn Anderson & Barry Windham at the Clash of the Champions
Minotaur pinned Mountain Man Bailey with an elbow drop at 2:27 (Minotaur's TV debut)
WCW US Champion Lex Luger pinned Mike Sample at 2:21 with a tackle from the middle turnbuckle; during the bout, the Big Cat cut an insert promo on facing Luger Jan. 13 at the Meadowlands in a football match, with Lawrence Taylor in Luger's corner and Paul E. Dangerously in Cat's
Michael Wallstreet (w/ Alexandra York) pinned Gregg Sawyer with the Stock Market Crash at 3:05; prior to the bout, York announced Wallstreet would win in 6 minutes or less; after the contest, Missy Hyatt conducted a ringside interview with Wallstreet & York, with Wallstreet commenting on his recent mention in USA Today; moments later, Paul E. Dangerously appeared and confronted Hyatt over why she was doing the interview instead of him; York then asked Dangerously if he was a chauvinist or if it was just a personal thing between he and Missy, with Dangerously leaving but telling Missy she would see him soon
WCW TV Champion Tom Zenk pinned Dr. X with a dropkick and missile dropkick at 4:19; during the contest, it was announced Missy Hyatt would have an arm wrestling contest with Paul E. Dangerously at the Clash of the Champions; early in the match, Terry Taylor came ringside and then briefly joined the commentary team to discuss his wanting a TV title shot
Michael Hayes & Jimmy Garvin defeated Keith Hart & Jimmy McKinon at 3:43 with simultaneous pinfalls following DDTs on each opponent; during the bout, it was announced Norman would face Sid Vicious the following week
Arn Anderson pinned Terry Taylor at 6:22 with his feet on the ropes for leverage after the momentum of a crossbody by Taylor put Anderson on top
Tim Horner pinned George South at 2:53 with a roll up into a bridge; during the bout, it was announced Konnan would appear the following week
 
WWF Wrestling Challenge
Taped 12/2/91; Corpus Christi, TX; Memorial Coliseum
1/5/92 - included Sid Justice as a guest of the Barber Shop:
WWF IC Champion Bret Hart defeated Barry Horowitz via submission with the Sharpshooter at 4:06
The Warlord (w/ Harvey Wippleman) defeated Larry Sampson via submission with the full nelson at 2:13
The Big Bossman pinned Jesse Hernandez with the sidewalk slam at 2:33
The Natural Disasters (w/ Jimmy Hart) defeated Brian Donahue & Robert Taylor at 2:59 when Earthquake pinned Taylor with the sit-down splash after Typhoon hit a splash
Repo Man defeated Sonny Blaze via submission with a leglock at 1:58; after the bout, Repo tied Blaze to the ropes by his feet and further assaulted him
 
WWF @ Moline, IL - Wharton Fieldhouse - January 5, 1992 (matinee) (3,000)
Hercules defeated Jim Brunzell
Sgt. Slaughter defeated Col. Mustafa & Gen. Adnan in a handicap match
The Undertaker defeated Jim Duggan
Repo Man defeated Virgil
The Big Bossman defeated IRS
The Nasty Boys defeated the Bushwhackers
Randy Savage defeated Jake Roberts
 
WCW @ Valdosta, GA - Mathis Civic Center - January 5, 1992
Included the York Foundation and Tom Zenk
 
WWF / SWS @ Shizuoka, Japan - January 5, 1992
The Berzerker defeaed the Great Kabuki
Shawn Michaels fought Shunji Nakano to a double disqualification
Ultimo Dragon & Tatsumi Kitahara defeated Bestia Salvaje & Commando Ruso
Haku & Yoshi Yakiazi defeated Kendo Kagasaki & Kennichi Oya
Davey Boy Smith & Naoki Sano defeated Sampson Fuyuki & Takashi Ishikawa
Genichiro Tenryu & Ashira Hara defeated George & Shunji Takano
 
WWF @ Atlanta, GA - Omni - January 5, 1992 (4,500)
Chris Chavis pinned Kato
Roddy Piper pinned Skinner
Ted Dibiase defeated Tito Santana via count-out
Owen Hart & Jim Neidhart defeated the Beverly Brothers when Neidhart pinned Blake
Hulk Hogan defeated Ric Flair via count-out
Greg Valentine pinned the Brooklyn Brawler
WWF IC Champion Bret Hart defeated the Mountie via submission with the Sharpshooter
WWF Tag Team Champions the Legion of Doom defeated the Natural Disasters
 
WWF @ Peoria, IL  - January 5, 1992
 
WCW Main Event:
1/5/92:
WCW TV Champion Steve Austin & Bobby Eaton vs. Van Hammer & Big Josh
 
WCW @ Gainesville, GA - Georgia Mountains Center - January 5, 1993
Television taping:
Tex Slazenger & Shanghai Pierce defeated Tom Zenk & Johnny Gunn
 
WWF @ San Antonio, TX - Freeman Coliseum - January 5, 1993
WWF Superstars taping:
Scott Putski defeated Dusty Wolfe
Tatanka defeated Chuck West
WWF Mania - 1/16/93: Tito Santana pinned Bill Irwin with the flying forearm at 5:55
All American Wrestling - 1/17/93: Repo Man pinned Jim Brunzell at 4:57 with a clothesline
Lance Cassidy defeated Rudy Flores
The Undertaker defeated Papa Shango
Virgil defeated Horace Boulder
Doink the Clown defeated Bob East
Terry Taylor defeated Reno Riggins
Bam Bam Bigelow pinned Typhoon with at 7:28 with the diving headbutt after a clothesline out of the corner (Invasion of the Bodyslammers)
Bob Backlund defeated WWF IC Champion Shawn Michaels via count-out (WWF Wrestling Grudge Matches 93)
WWF Tag Team Champions Ted Dibiase & IRS defeated the Nasty Boys
The Undertaker (w/ Paul Bearer) defeated Yokozuna (w/ Mr. Fuji) via disqualification
WWF World Champion Bret Hart defeated Ric Flair
1/23/93 - included an interview with WWF World Champion Bret Hart regarding his title match with Razor Ramon at the Royal Rumble, during which Razor appeared on the big screen and insulted the champion; Hart eventually challenged Razor to come out and fight him there but Razor refused; featured an 'Update' segment focusing on the Crush / Doink the Clown incident from the previous week:
The Undertaker (w/ Paul Bearer) pinned Dave Silguero at 1:50 with the tombstone; after the bout, Silguero was placed in a body bag
Marty Jannetty pinned Ken Johnson at 1:09 with the Rocker Dropper; during the bout, WWF IC Champion Shawn Michaels cut an insert promo and said Sensational Sherri would be in his corner at the Royal Rumble
Papa Shango pinned Rudy Gonzalez at 1:34 with the reverse shoulderbreaker
Bam Bam Bigelow pinned Gary Jackson at 1:45 with a diving headbutt; during the bout, the Big Bossman cut an insert promo about facing Bigelow at the Royal Rumble
Kamala (w/ Slick) pinned Dale Wolfe at 1:47 with a splash to the back; during the bout, Harvey Whippleman cut an insert promo saying Kamala would have to face Kimchee in the ring soon
1/30/93 - featured clips from the Royal Rumble of Giant Gonzalez attacking the Undertaker; included comments from WWF World Champion Bret Hart where he said he would worry about facing Yokozuna when it got closer to WrestleMania; featured Raymond Rougeau conducting an interview with Jim Duggan during which Duggan challenged Yokozuna to a match for the following week, saying he could knock Yoko to the mat; the challenge was accepted by Yoko & Mr. Fuji at the end of the show:
The Headshrinkers (w/ Afa) defeated Reno Riggins & Bobby Perez at 2:34 when Fatu pinned Perez with a splash off the top
Damien Demento pinned Tommy Knight at 1:56 with a kneedrop
Mr. Perfect pinned Louie Spicolli at 1:55 with the Perfect Plex; during the bout, Lex Luger cut an insert promo saying he had only heard 'Perfect silence' after he challenged Mr. Perfect to a match
WWF IC Champion Shawn Michaels pinned Gary Jackson at 1:55 with the side suplex; during the bout, Sensational Sherri cut an insert promo saying wherever Michaels goes she will be right there with Marty Jannetty
Owen Hart & Koko B. Ware defeated the Brooklyn Brawler & Chuck West at 2:26 when Owen pinned West after Owen hit a missile dropkick as Owen held him in the air
Bob Backlund pinned Iron Mike Sharpe at 2:41 with a roll up into a bridge
Razor Ramon pinned Pete Christie at 2:27 with the Razor's Edge
2/6/93 - included an 'Update' segment focusing on the Giant Gonzalez / Undertaker incident at the Royal Rumble; featured a Mr. Perfect promo in which he had a regular-sized man pose for him, saying he was just like Lex Luger, with Perfect then chopping him in the chest and saying the blow was for Luger:
The Nasty Boys defeated Dave Silguero & Robert Taylor at 2:13 when Saggs pinned Silguero with a flying elbowsmash
Bam Bam Bigelow pinned Rudi Flores at the 48-second mark with the diving headbutt
Doink the Clown pinned Reno Riggins at the 46-second mark as he had a submission hold applied at the same time
Jim Duggan defeated Yokozuna (w/ Mr. Fuji) in a contest in which Duggan had to knock Yoko to the mat to win; after the contest, Yoko attacked Duggan, hit three Bonzai Drops, laid the American flag over Duggan, and hit a fourth; moments later, Duggan was taken backstage on a stretcher as he began to cough up blood
The Beverly Brothers defeated Pete Christie & Bob East at 1:26 when Beau pinned Christie following the head spike
 
WWF @ Long Island, NY - Nassau Coliseum - January 5, 1996 (5,100)
Fatu pinned Bob Backlund with a roll up; after the bout, Backlund applied the Crossface Chicken Wing
Skip & Zip defeated Barry Horowitz & Marty Jannetty when Zip pinned Horowitz with a fall away powerbomb
Goldust pinned Bob Holly with the Curtain Call
Henry Godwinn pinned Rad Radford with the Slop Drop
WWF Tag Team Champions Smoking Gunns defeated Jerry Lawler & Isaac Yankem DDS when Bart pinned Lawler; Lawler originally scored the pinfall after hitting Bart with a foreign object but the match was ordered to continue
Savio Vega defeated Hunter Hearst Helmsley via disqualification when Helmsley began whipping Savio with his belt
Diesel & WWF IC Champion Razor Ramon defeated Psycho Sid & Jeff Jarrett when Razor pinned Sid with a roll up
Ahmed Johnson defeated Davey Boy Smith via disqualification when Jeff Jarrett broke the pin attempt after Ahmed hit the Pearl River Plunge
WWF World Champion Bret Hart & the Undertaker defeated Owen Hart & Yokozuna when Taker pinned Owen with the tombstone
 
House Party 96 - Philadelphia, PA - ECW Arena - January 5, 1996 (1,150)
Featured an opening segment in which Bill Alphonso interrupted Joey Styles' in-ring intro, with the two men arguing until Taz got in the ring, grabbed Styles, and threatened him in the corner; moments later, 911 made the save leading to several wrestlers having to pull the two men apart; after the crowd left the ring, Taz dropped El Puerto Ricano with a Tazplex causing 911 to again get in Taz' face until he was attacked by the Eliminators leading into the opening match; included Styles conducting an in-ring interview with Stevie Richards, alongside the Blue Meanie and Beulah McGillicutty, in which he bragged about making out with Missy Hyatt a few weeks ago, renamed himself from "Dancin" Stevie to "Studly" Stevie, and said he was better looking than Marcus Bagwell and Scotty Riggs; moments later, Richards attempted to kiss Beulah but she told him she didn't want to be touched; when Richards pushed the issue, she admitted she was pregnant; Raven then came out, confronted Beulah, and then dropped Richards when she said the baby wasn't Raven's; Beulah then admitted it was Tommy Dreamer's, with Dreamer then coming out and knocking Raven to the floor as Beulah did the same to Richards and the Meanie; Dreamer assaulted Raven around ringside before hitting a piledriver in the ring onto a STOP sign and blueberry pie; Dreamer and Beulah then left ringside together; the home video concluded with a Public Enemy tribute video:
911 & Rey Mysterio Jr. defeated Perry Saturn & John Kronus (w/ Jason) when Mysterio pinned Saturn at around 7:30 with a hurricanrana from 911's shoulders as Saturn was on Kronus' shoulders; during the bout, Taz interfered several times attacking 911; after the match, the Pitbulls and Francine came out to make the save against the Eliminators and Jason until Francine suffered Total Elimination; moments later, medics took Francine backstage on a stretcher
Rob Van Dam pinned Axl Rotten with the split-legged moonsault at 6:13 (RVD’s debut) (Rob Van Dam: One of a Kind)
2 Cold Scorpio (w/ Woman) pinned ECW TV Champion Mikey Whipwreck to win the title at 16:45 with a powerbomb and the moonsault legdrop off the top after Raven interfered and dropped the champion with the DDT
Taz (w/ Bill Alphonso) defeated Hack Myers via submission with the Tazmission at 3:40; Alphonso wore an Emmit Smith Dallas Cowboys jersey for the bout; after the match, Taz cut an in-ring promo responding to the fans' chants of "Sabu" and said this was just the beginning of the trail of bodies he would leave behind before telling the crowd to "Fuck off"
Buh Buh Ray Dudley (w/ Sign Guy, Chubby, DW, & Big Dick Dudley) pinned Jimmy Del Ray (w/ Mr. Hughes) at 2:58 with a DDT; after the match, Bubba, CW, and Big Dick fought off Del Ray & Hughes until Hughes grabbed the mic and said he had something for Bubba; moments later, Shane Douglas came out, said he had been in purgatory, and then slapped Bubba to teach him some proper English; the fans chanted "Dean is Dead" upon Douglas' entrance (Douglas' surprise return after a 7-month absence)
The Bad Crew fought JT Smith & Tony Stetson to a no contest
ECW World Champion the Sandman (w/ Woman) defeated Konnan via TKO at 14:00 when Sandman was the only one who could meet the referee's standing 10-count after both men beat the other with kendo sticks; Rey Mysterio Jr. interfered on behalf of the challenger at the 12:30 mark, throwing Konnan his own kendo stick to use on the Sandman
Sabu pinned Stevie Richards (w/ the Blue Meanie) at 14:30 with the Atomic Arabian Facebuster; Paul E. Dangerously came out at the 11-minute mark to check on an injured Sabu
The Public Enemy defeated the Gangstas when Rocco Rock pinned Mustafa at 13:01 with the Drive By; prior to the bout, the PE cut an in-ring promo saying the ECW Arena was the house they built, with the crowd chanting both "You sold out" and "You'll be back;" after their entrance, New Jack cut a promo on the Public Enemy leaving for WCW by saying, "When you see those pussy bitches Harlem Heat, tell them I invented this" and "I called Santa Claus the other day and asked 'What do you think of Sensational Sherri?' and he said 'A ho ho ho;'" after the match, Rocco cut an in-ring promo saying they were the greatest wrestling fans in the world and the energy they gave off made them do things they normally wouldn't do and all the wrestlers in the back agreed; he then invited the wrestlers in the back to come out and have one last dance with them (PE's last appearance for 3 years)
 
WWF Superstars
Taped 12/17/96; Daytona Beach, FL; Ocean Center
1/5/97:
Doug Furnas & Phil LaFon defeated Pierroth & Cibernetico via disqualification
Flash Funk (w/ the Funkettes) defeated Salvatore Sincere
The Sultan (w/ Bob Backlund & the Iron Sheik) defeated Matt Hardy
WWF IC Champion Hunter Hearst Helmsley defeated Freddie Joe Floyd
The Undertaker pinned the Goon with the tombstone
 
WCW @ Alexandria, LA - Rapides Coliseum - January 5, 1997
 
WWF @ Los Angeles, CA - Sports Arena - January 5, 1997 (3,957)
Doug Furnas & Phil LaFon defeated Razor Ramon II & Diesel II when Furnas pinned Razor
Jesse Jammes pinned Justin Bradshaw with a reversal into a powerslam
Farooq pinned Savio Vega with a powerslam
Flash Funk pinned Leif Cassidy with the 450 splash
WWF IC Champion Hunter Hearst Helmsley pinned Marc Mero after hitting him with the title belt
WWF World Champion Psycho Sid defeated the Undertaker via count-out after both men began attacking an interfering Vader on the floor and Sid was able to get back in the ring before the 10-count
WWF Tag Team Champions Owen Hart & Davey Boy Smith defeated Mankind & the Executioner when the Executioner was pinned
Bret Hart defeated Vader via disqualification when Steve Austin interfered; after the bout, Austin held Bret down so Vader could hit the Vader Bomb
Steve Austin pinned Shawn Michaels with a roll up and grabbing the tights for leverage after Michaels began arguing with Bret Hart, who was on the ring apron; after the bout, Bret briefly applied the Sharpshooter on Michaels before the two fought all the way to the back
 
WCW @ Atlanta, GA - Georgia Dome - January 5, 1998 (26,773)
Monday Nitro:
WCW US Champion Dallas Page defeated Chris Jericho
Bill Goldberg defeated Stevie Ray
John Nord defeated the Barbarian
Juventud Guerrera defeated Psychosis
WCW TV Champion Booker T defeated Prince Iaukea
Ray Traylor, Rick & Scott Steiner defeated Scott Norton, Buff Bagwell, & Konnan
Rick Martel defeated Brad Armstrong
Perry Saturn & Scotty Riggs defeated Chris Benoit and Steve McMichael
Lex Luger defeated Randy Savage
Dark match after the show: Sting & Lex Luger defeated Hulk Hogan & Randy Savage
 
WWF @ Albuquerque, NM - Tingley Coliseum - January 5, 1998
Vader vs. Kane
Ken Shamrock vs. WWF IC Champion the Rock
The Legion of Doom vs. WWF Tag Team Champions the Road Dogg & Billy Gunn
Steve Austin & the Undertaker vs. WWF World Champion Shawn Michaels & Triple H
 
WWF Raw is War
Taped 12/30/97; New Haven, CT; Coliseum
1/5/98 - included the Undertaker surprising Shawn Michaels and stuffing him into a casket to end the show :
Ken Shamrock defeated Farooq (w/ D-Lo Brown & Kama) via submission with the ankle lock at 5:03 after outside interference from the Nation backfired; mid-way through the contest, the Rock came ringside; immediately after the match, Steve Austin entered the ring and hit the Stunner on both the Rock and Shamrock
Jeff Jarrett pinned Barry Windham at 3:35 with a roll over after Jim Cornette hit Windham with the tennis racquet; due to prematch stipulations, Jarrett won the vacant NWA North American Title; prior to the contest, Cornette came to the ring with Howard Brodie and Dennis Corraluzzo, the president and vice president of the NWA respectively; after the bout, Steve Austin ran to the ring and hit the Stunner on Jarrett before mocking Jarrett's strut
Skull & 8-Ball defeated Sniper & Recon (w/ the Jackyl) at 3:39 when Sniper was pinned with a DDT; after the bout, Kurrgan came to the ring and aided Sniper & Recon in attacking the DOA
Owen Hart pinned Savio Vega (w/ Los Boricuas) with a reverse rolling cradle
Marc Mero (w/ Sable) defeated Tom Brandi via disqualification at 3:41 when Steve Austin interfered and hit the Stunner on Mero as Mero prepared to hit a second TKO on Brandi
Flash Funk defeated TAFKA Goldust (w/ Luna) via disqualification at 2:33 after Luna pushed Funk off the top; after the match, Goldust hit the Curtain Call on Funk before Vader made the save
WWF Tag Team Champions Billy Gunn & the Road Dogg defeated the Headbangers in a non-title match at 4:59 when Gunn pinned Mosh after a failed attempt at the Stage Dive
 
WCW @ Gainesville, GA - Georgia Mountain Center - January 5, 1999
WCW Saturday Night taping:
Glacier defeated Lash Laroux
Billy Kidman & Rey Mysterio Jr. vs. Juventud Guerrera & Psychosis
Dark match: Lex Luger pinned the Giant at around the 10-second mark when the Giant picked Luger up for a bodyslam and then fell down, with Luger landing on top for the win; after the bout, the two nWo members embraced, showing their "match" was a ruse
 
WWF / IWA @ Caguas, Puerto Rico - January 5, 1999 (9,000; sell out)
Taka Michinoku & Dick Togo defeated Julio Sanchez & Babu when Taka pinned Sanchez with the Michinoku Driver
Mark Henry pinned Foreign Exchange with a splash
Max Mini pinned El Torito with a roll up
Jose Estrada pinned Julio Ramirez with a Tiger Bomb
Val Venis pinned D-Lo Brown after D-Lo missed the Lo Down frogsplash
Miguel Perez pinned Billy Gunn with a small package; Perez played the babyface while Gunn played the heel
The Undertaker defeated Kane via disqualification when Kane chokeslammed a number of wrestlers that tried to intervene
 
- 1/5/00: The Rock Says... The Most Electrifying Man in Sports-Entertainment, by the Rock & Joe Layden was released.
 
WCW @ Rock Hill, SC - Winthrop Coliseum - January 5, 2000 (1,746)
Television taping:
Worldwide - 1/8:
Jerry Flynn pinned Frankie Lancaster with a spin kick at 3:28
Brian Knobbs & Fit Finlay defeated Disorderly Conduct in a hardcore match at 2:28 when Knobbs pinned Tom after using a trashcan lid to hit a splash off the top
Saturday Night - 1/8:
Curt Hennig pinned David Sierra with the Hennig Plex
Lash Leroux pinned Al Green with the Whiplash
Kid Romeo defeated Mike Sanders via submission with the Romeo Recliner
Dean Malenko & Perry Saturn (w/ Shane Douglas) defeated Villanos IV & V when V submitted to Malenko's Texas Cloverleaf
La Parka pinned Adrian Boyd with a top rope corckscrew spin kick
The Mamalukes (w/ Tony Marinara) defeated Disorderly Conduct when Vito scored the pin with a DDT
Booker T (w/ Midnight) pinned Chris Williams with the 110th St. Slam
Disco Inferno (w/ the Mamalukes) pinned Scott Armstrong after hitting him with Vito's brass knuckles
WCW Tag Team Champions David Flair & Crowbar (w/ Daffney) defeated Steve Regal & Dave Taylor when Flair pinned Taylor after Crowbar hit him with a crowbar
Worldwide - 1/15:
Berlyn pinned Steve Armstrong with the neckbreaker at 1:54
Saturday Night - 1/15:
The Wall pinned Frankie Lancaster with a boot to the face
Elix Skipper pinned Mark Jindrak with a missile dropkick
Silver King pinned Barry Horowitz with a moonsault
Alan Funk pinned Sonny Siaki with a reverse powerbomb
3 Count defeated PG-13 when Evan Karagias scored the pin with a corckscrew moonsault
WCW Cruiserweight Champion Madusa (w/ Spice) pinned a man from the crowd with a German suplex into a bridge
Perry Saturn & Dean Malenko (w/ Shane Douglas & Asya) defeated Villano IV & V in a No DQ match when Saturn applied the Rings of Saturn at the same time Malenko applied the Texas Cloverleaf
Norman Smiley defeated Bobby Eaton in a hardcore match
 
WWF @ Springfield, MA - Civic Center - January 5, 2002 (6,587)
Crash Holly pinned Rico Constantino after Rico missed a moonsault
Spike Dudley pinned the Brooklyn Brawler with the Dudley Dog
Jazz pinned Jackie with a roll up and using the tights for leverage
Lance Storm pinned Brock Lesnar with a backslide and using the ropes for leverage; after the match, Lesnar knocked Storm out
WWF 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
Justin Credible defeated Ron Waterman
Billy Gunn & Chuck Palumbo defeated Scotty 2 Hotty & Albert when Scotty was pinned after sustaining the Fameasser
Booker T pinned Diamond Dallas Page with the Harlem side kick after DDP became distracted by the Big Bossman at ringside
Triple H & Kane defeated Kurt Angle & WWF World Champion Chris Jericho when Triple H pinned Jericho with the Pedigree
 
WWF @ Fredricton, New Brunswick - January 5, 2002 (3,633)
WWF Cruiserweight Champion Tajiri pinned Billy Kidman with a kick to the face
Lita pinned Molly Holly with a moonsault
Shawn Stasiak pinned Randy Orton with a reverse DDT
The Hurricane pinned Sho Funaki with the crossbody off the top
The Big Show pinned Hugh Morrus with the chokeslam
WWF European Champion Christian pinned Rikishi after Test interfered
Matt & Jeff Hardy defeated Steven Richards & Tommy Dreamer following the Swanton on Richards
WWF IC Champion Edge pinned Val Venis with the DDT
Rob Van Dam pinned Test by reversing a powerbomb attempt into a sunset flip
 
WWE (Smackdown!) @ Anchorage, AK - Sullivan Arena - January 5, 2003
WWE Cruiserweight Champion Billy Kidman pinned Tajiri with the Shooting Star Press
Matt Hardy pinned Chuck Palumbo with a low blow and the Twist of Fate
Jaime Noble & Nunzio defeated Spanky & Sho Funaki when Nunzio pinned Spanky with his feet on the ropes after a fisherman's buster
Bill DeMott defeated Crash Holly after Crash suffered an injury
Rikishi pinned John Cena (w/ Bull Buchanon) following a superkick into a steel chair in a Kiss My Ass match
WWE Smackdown Tag Team Champions Eddie & Chavo Guerrero Jr. defeated Charlie Haas & Shelton Benjamin when Eddie pinned Haas with the frog splash after a belt shot
Edge pinned Albert with the spear
Gail Kim defeated Dawn Marie in a Bra & Panties match; Nidia was the special referee for the bout
Brock Lesnar pinned the Big Show in a No DQ match after a chair shot; after the bout, Lesnar laid out Team Angle
 
WWE (Raw) @ Colorado Springs, CO - World Arena - January 5, 2003
The Hurricane pinned Rico with the Shinning Wizard
Lance Storm defeated Tommy Dreamer via submission with the Sharpshooter
Test pinned Raven with the boot to the face
Bubba Ray, D-Von, & Spike Dudley defeated Christopher Nowinski, D-Lo Brown, & Steven Richards in a tables match after a 3D on D-Lo through the table
WWE Women's Champion Victoria defeated Molly Holly and Jackie by pinning Jackie with a roll up after Steven Richards interfered
Kane pinned Rosey (w/ Rico) with the chokeslam
Booker T pinned Chris Jericho (w/ Christian) in a No DQ match after the scissors kick
Rob Van Dam & Scott Steiner defeated World Heavyweight Champion Triple H & Batista when RVD pinned Batista with the Five Star Frog Splash after Triple H and Steiner battled to the back
 
WWE (Smackdown!) @ Nashville, TN - Municipal Auditorium - January 5, 2004 (1,100)
Scotty 2 Hotty pinned Nunzio with the Worm
Ernest Miller pinned Jamie Noble
Bradshaw pinned Matt Morgan with the Clothesline from Hell
Shelton Benjamin & Charlie Haas defeated Spanky & Paul London following a double team move
Chris Benoit & Hardcore Holly defeated Chuck Palumbo & Johnny Stamboli when Benoit forced a submission with the Crippler Crossface
WWE Cruiserweight Champion Rey Mysterio Jr. defeated Tajiri and Billy Kidman by pinning Tajiri
WWE Smackdown! Tag Team Champions Doug & Danny Basham defeated Eddie & Chavo Guerrero Jr. and Akio & Sakoda in an elimination match; Eddie pinned Akio with the frog splash; Eddie was pinned after Chavo walked out of the match several minutes prior
Dawn Marie defeated Sable and Nidia in a bikini contest
WWE US Champion the Big Show defeated John Cena
 
WWE @ Memphis, TN - Pyramid - January 5, 2004 (6,000)
Rico (w/ Jackie Gayda) pinned John Heidenreich with a roundhouse kick
Sunday Night Heat:
WWE IC Champion Randy Orton pinned Val Venis in a non-title match with the RKO at around 9:39
Matt Hardy pinned Lance Storm with the Twist of Fate at 3:45
Mark Jindrak & Garrison Cade defeated Matt Cappotelli & John Hennigan when Jindrak pinned Hennigan with the Decapitator at 5:43
Raw - featured Teddy Long as the GM of Raw for one night only, as Mark Henry's favor earned from the Survivor Series; included Steve Austin signing HBK vs. Triple H for the title in a Last Man Standing match for the Royal Rumble:
Spike Dudley pinned Rene Dupree at 3:49 by reversing an attempt at a gorilla press slam into a sunset flip; after the bout, Ric Flair & Batista attacked the Dudley Boyz, who came ringside after the match and celebrated Spike's win, on the rampway
Chris Jericho & Christian defeated the Hurricane & Rosey at 5:01 when Christian pinned Rosey with a reverse DDT after Jericho rammed Rosey's head into the ringpost after Rosey hit the corner
Steven Richards (w/ Victoria) pinned Test with a roll up at 2:49 after Test attempted to kick Victoria in the face as she stood on the ring apron; moments after the finish, Test knocked Victoria out with a kick to the face, which resulted in Richards attacking Test around ringside until officials intervened
Rob Van Dam pinned Mark Henry with the Five Star Frog Splash; due to prematch stipulations, RVD earned a IC title shot for the following week
WWE Raw Tag Team Champions Ric Flair & Batista defeated the Dudley Boyz when Flair pinned D-Von after Batista hit the sit-down powerbomb behind the referee's back as the referee was distracted by Triple H on the ring apron; moments prior to Triple H's appearance, the challengers hit the 3D on Flair
 
WWE (Raw) @ Wilkes-Barre, PA - Wachovia Arena - January 5, 2005 (1,500)
Chris Benoit defeated Edge with the Crippler Crossface in a submission match; Christy Hemme was the guest ring announcer and was chased away by Edge before the bout began
Chris Masters pinned Rhyno with a fisherman suplex
WWE IC Champion Shelton Benjamin pinned Maven
Muhammad Hassan pinned Val Venis
Batista defeated Chris Jericho in a knockout match following the powerbomb and a clothesline
WWE Raw Tag Team Champions William Regal & Eugene defeated Christian & Tyson Tomko when Eugene pinned Tomko
WWE Women's Champion Lita pinned Molly Holly
Kane fought Gene Snitsky to a double count-out
Randy Orton pinned Triple H with the RKO
 
WWE (Smackdown!) @ Chicago, IL - AllState Arena - January 5, 2005 (9,000)
WWE Smackdown! Tag Team Champions Rey Mysterio Jr. & Rob Van Dam defeated Doug & Danny Basham
Daniel Puder pinned Hardcore Holly by using the ropes for leverage
WWE US Champion John Cena pinned Kenzo Suzuki with a roll up after Hiroku accidentally threw powder in the challenger's face
WWE Cruiserweight Champion Sho Funaki defeated Chavo Guerrero Jr., Nunzio, and Akio in an elimination match; order of elimination: Nunzio, Chavo, Akio; Billy Kidman and Spike Dudley were to have been involved but couldn't make the show due to transportation problems
The Big Show defeated WWE World Champion John Bradshaw Layfield via disqualification when Orlando Jordan and the Basham Brothers interfered
Eddie Guerrero & Booker T defeated Luther Reigns & Mark Jindrak
Jackie Gayda pinned Dawn Marie with a roll up; Torrie Wilson was the guest ring announcer for the match
The Undertaker defeated John Heidenreich in a casket match after 15 minutes
 
WWE Smackdown!
Taped 1/2/07; Lakeland, FL; Civic Center
1/5/07 - featured an opening in-ring segment in which Teddy Long announced 16 wrestlers would be competing in a "Beat the Clock" series with the wrestler to get the fastest win will face World Heavyweight Champion Batista at the Royal Rumble; Long then introduced Batista, who said he loved the idea, and then brought out Kane as the first participant of the night; included Maryse, in lingerie, welcoming the audience back from commercial; Johnny Damon of the New York Yankees was in attendance; featured John Bradshaw Layfield showing photos which showed the third degree burns MVP sustained at Armageddon before bringing MVP to the ring, who talked about the fact he couldn't do anything for himself, blamed Teddy Long for putting him in that position, and said he would compete in the Beat the Clock series despite his injury and go on to the title shot at the Royal Rumble; included a vignette of Batista, showing his years in Evolution, his World Heavyweight Title win over Triple H, his jump to Smackdown!, injury at the hands of Mark Henry, and giving up the title; featured Kristal interviewing Vickie Guerrero about the fact everyone has turned their back on her - Chris Benoit, the fans, and even Chavo Guerrero Jr. - and began to cry after saying she had no one left:
Beat the Clock: Kane pinned Chavo Guerrero Jr. with the chokeslam at 7:53 immediately after Chavo hit the Frog Splash
Beat the Clock: WWE Smackdown! Tag Team Champion Paul London fought WWE Smackdown! Tag Team Champion Brian Kendrick to a draw at 7:54 when neither man was able to beat Kane's time; after the bout, Ashley came out and raised both men's hands and all three hugged; Batista was shown watching the match backstage
Beat the Clock: Booker T (w/ Sharmell) pinned WWE Cruiserweight Champion Gregory Helms in a non-title match with the scissors kick after Sharmell grabbed Helms' foot at 6:24; Batista was shown watching the match backstage; after the bout, the Boogeyman came out from under the ring, hit the tree slam on Helms, and spat worms on him
Ashley pinned Jillian Hall by reversing a bodyslam into an inside cradle at 2:58; prior to the bout, Jillian cut an insert promo on the match; after the contest, Jillian kicked Ashley to the floor
Beat the Clock: Tatanka fought Jimmy Wang Yang to a draw at 6:28 when the match was stopped when neither man could beat Booker T's time; after the match, Tatanka attacked Yang from behind before dropping him with the Samoan Drop
Beat the Clock: Ken Kennedy pinned WWE US Champion Chris Benoit in a non-title match at 5:06 after pulling Benoit face-first into an unprotected turnbuckle; after the bout, Teddy Long interrupted Kennedy's in-ring promo by Kennedy, saying the Beat the Clock series would continue with four more matches and said MVP, Matt Hardy, Finlay, and the Undertaker would be among those with a chance to beat his time
 
WWE @ Wilkes Barre, PA - Wachovia Arena - January 8, 2008 (7,000)
Sho Funaki & Kofi Kingston defeated Robbie & Rory McAllister
ECW - featured a vignette promoting the debut of Kofi Kingston; included Lena hosting a dance off between Kelly Kelly and Layla in which she herself became a participant, named herself the winner, and walked off; featured an ad for WWE HD, starting in 2 weeks on Raw; included a backstage promo by Shelton Benjamin in which he cut a promo on his participation in the upcoming Royal Rumble match:
WWE Smackdown! Tag Team Champions John Morrison & Mike Mizanin fought Jimmy Wang Yang & Shannon Moore to a draw in a 15-minute Ironman match at 15:03; fall #1: Morrison pinned Yang with a roll up at 3:42 after Yang knocked Mizanin off the apron; fall #2: Yang pinned Morrison with a moonsault off the top at 8:44; the time limit expired as Yang had Mizanin covered following the moonsault off the top; Yang appeared to injure his leg hitting the move as the leg was the only part that connected with Mizanin
Mark Henry pinned Colin Delany with the powerslam at 1:08; prior to the bout, Tazz conducted an in-ring interview with Delany - his ribs taped after the previous week's match against Big Daddy V - about his injuries; during the segment, Tazz said Delany wouldn't have to face an ECW wrestler but would be facing a Smackdown! wrestler instead; after the match, it was announced Henry & Matt Striker would face the Undertaker in a handicap match Friday on Smackdown!
ECW World Champion CM Punk defeated Chavo Guerrero Jr. via disqualification in a non-title match at 14:42 when the referee caught Chavo attempting to use the title belt as a weapon; during the bout, a crawl at the bottom of the screen advertised an uninterrupted version of the episode airing the following day at 4 p.m. on WWE.com; after the match, Punk dropped Guerrero with the Go To Sleep; pre-match stipulations stated Guerrero would earn a title shot if he won the bout
Smackdown! - featured an in-ring promo by Vickie Guerrero, with Teddy Long, in which Vickie introduced Rey Mysterio Jr. as the new #1 contender; moments later, Mysterio said he still cared about Vickie and her family, despite her relationship with World Heavyweight Champion Edge; Vickie then said Eddie Guerrero would want her to move on, that she was still young enough to have more children, and Edge would be a perfect father figure; Edge then appeared with the two trading words until Chavo Guerrero Jr. appeared; Chavo then told Mysterio to mind his own business and that the Guerrero family was disgusted by Vickie's actions; Vickie then lashed out at both Mysterio and Chavo and ordered them to face each other later in the night; included the announcement the Undertaker would be part of the 30-man Royal Rumble; featured a backstage segment with Vickie and Edge, with Edge sending Long out of the room before the two discussed the earlier segment; included an ad for Smackdown! becoming HD in two weeks; featured the announcement that Ric Flair would face WWE US Champion MVP with Flair's career at stake at the Royal Rumble; included a backstage segment with Vince McMahon and Hornswoggle in which McMahon encouraged Hornswoggle's participation at the Royal Rumble and his arm wrestling contest later in the show; moments later, McMahon and Finlay spoke, with Finlay telling McMahon that he wasn't living up to their "deal" and McMahon told Finlay to calm down and that he too would be in the Rumble match; featured an ad for 'Raw's Greatest Hits: The Music' and 'The Best of Raw 15th Anniversary' DVD; included a vignette promoting the debut of 2007 Diva Contest Winner Eve:
Jamie Noble pinned Chuck Palumbo (w/ Michelle McCool) with a crucifix at 3:44; prior to the bout, it was announced Palumbo had apologized to McCool for blowing up at her the previous week; after the match, Palumbo cornered McCool as the fans chanted "Chuck's a loser" until Noble appeared in the aisle
Batista defeated WWE US Champion MVP via count-out in a non-title match at 12:52 after knocking MVP off the apron as both men attempted to get back into the ring; prior to the bout, MVP cut an in-ring promo on facing Ric Flair at the Royal Rumble until Batista's entrance interrupted; after the match, MVP attempted to hit Batista with a steel chair but Batista dropped him with a spear on the floor
The Undertaker defeated Mark Henry & Matt Striker in a handicap match at 2:25 by pinning Striker with the tombstone; after the bout, Big Daddy V appeared and helped in double teaming Taker but Taker eventually knocked V over the top rope to the floor and hit the chokeslam on Henry
Hornswoggle (w/ Finlay) defeated Runjin Singh (w/ the Great Khali) in an arm wrestling contest; after the bout, Khali attacked Finlay and attempted to chokeslam Hornswoggle until Finlay knocked him to the floor after two chairshots to the back
Kane pinned Domino (w/ Deuce & Cherry) at 1:34 with the chokeslam after catching Domino as he came off the top
Rey Mysterio Jr. pinned Chavo Guerrero Jr. at 11:15 with the 619 and a splash off the top; after the bout, World Heavyweight Champion Edge - who did guest commentary for the match - attacked Mysterio until he was fought off; moments later, Curt Hawkins & Zack Ryder helped in triple teaming Mysterio as the show came to a close
Dark match after the taping: Batista defeated World Heavyweight Champion Edge via disqualification

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