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On this day in pro wrestling history (June 3): Steve Austin beats Bobby Eaton for WCW TV title, Rey Mysterio wins WWE cruiserweight gold

By Brian Hoops,

1937 - In Kansas City, Kansas; Lee Wykoff beat Dick Raines via dq and Joe Corbett beat Bull Curley.

1961 - In St. Paul, Minnesota; AWA Tag Team Champions Leo Nomellini & Wilbur Snyder beat Stan Kowalski & Tiny Mills in 2 out of 3 falls.

1964 - Dr. Jerry & Crazy Luke Graham defeated Vittorio Apollo & Don McClarty for the WWWF U.S. Tag Championship.

1965 - The Crusher & Verne Gagne & Reggie Parks beat Larry Hennig & Chris Markoff & Harley Race at the Auditorium in Denver, Colorado; At Memorial Hall in Kansas City, Kansas; The Mongolian Stomper beat Dick the Bruiser, Bob Geigel and Dutch Savage beat Steve Bolus and Sonny Myers, Pat O’Connor drew Ron Reed and The Missouri Mauler beat Don Soto

1973 - In Green Bay, Wisconsin; The Crusher & Wahoo McDaniel beat Superstar Billy Graham & Ivan Koloff in 2 out of 3 falls. Also,
Dusty Rhodes went to a double count out with Billy Robinson, Geoff Portz beat Dick Murdoch, Greg Gagne beat Rene Goulet via dq.

1976 - In Kansas City, Kansas; Mike George defeated Ed Wiskoski, The Super Intern defeated Pat O’Connor and Harley Race defeated Bob Brown in three falls.

1979 - In St. Paul; Mad Dog Vachon went to a draw with AWA Champion Nick Bockwinkel, Super Destroyer Mark II beat The Crusher,
Greg Gagne beat Pat Patterson and Paul Ellering beat Jesse Ventura.

1991 - Steve Austin defeated Bobby Eaton for the WCW Television Title in Birmingham, Alabama.

2003 - Rey Mysterio, Jr. defeated Matt Hardy for the WWE Cruiserweight Title in Anaheim, California

2004 - In Orlando, Florida, America's Most Wanted (Chris Harris and James Storm) defeated Kid Kash and Dallas to win the TNA World Tag Team Title.