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On this day in pro wrestling history: The Assassins, Briscos win last NWA tag title, Hogan wins WWF belt, Fujinami wins IWGP title twice on this day

By Brian Hoops


1969 - The Assassins (Jody Hamilton & Tom Renesto) defeated El Mongol &
Louie Tillet in Atlanta, Georgia in a tournament final to win the NWA
Georgia Tag Team Title.

1984 - Jack & Jerry Brisco defeated Wahoo McDaniel & Mark Youngblood for
the NWA World Tag Team Title in  Spartanburg, South Carolina.

1993 - Wrestlemania IX is held in Las Vegas, Nevada. Yokozuna, with Mr.
Fuji pinned Bret Hart to win the WWF championship then lost the title to
Hulk Hogan in an impromptu match.

1994 - Tatsumi Fujinami defeated Shinya Hashimoto for the IWGP
Heavyweight Title in Hiroshima, Japan.

1998 - Rob Van Dam defeated Bam Bam Bigelow for the ECW World Television
Title in Buffalo, New York

1998 - Tatsumi Fujinami defeated Kensuke Sasaki for the IWGP Heavyweight
Title in Tokyo, Japan

2014 - At the ROH Supercard of Honor show from New Orleans, Louisiana;
Jay Lethal
won the ROH TV Title from Tomasso Ciampa.

2014 - At the DGUSA Open the Freedom Gate event in New Orleans, LA;
Richochet defeated Johnny Gargano to win the Open The Freedom Gate Title.

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