Birthdays:
- Kazushige Nosawa (born December 17, 1976) turns 40

- Nick Dinsmore aka Eugene (born December 17, 1975) turns 41

***

NWA Big Time Wrestling: December 17, 1968
at Dallas, Texas

- Kurt Hess defeated Pantera Negra
- Waldo von Erich defeated Bobby Pico
- Joe Blanchard defeated Smasher Sloan
- Baron von Raschke defeated Grizzly Smith
- Dr. Dan Miller & Fritz von Erich defeated Don Jardine & Gary Hart (c) to win the NWA American Tag Team Championship

WWF in MSG: December 17, 1979
at Madison Square Garden in New York City, New York

- Larry Zbyszko defeated Bulldog Brower
- Riki Choshu & Seiji Sakaguchi defeated Allen Coage & Joe Joe Andrews
- Mike Graham defeated Johnny Rodz
- Hulk Hogan (w/ Freddie Blassie) defeated Ted DiBiase by Referee Decision
WATCH: Hulk Hogan vs. Ted DiBiase at Madison Square Garden
- Bob Backlund (w/ Arnold Skaaland) (c) defeated Bobby Duncum (w/ Captain Lou Albano) in a Texas Death Match to retain the WWF Heavyweight Championship
- Antonio Inoki defeated Hussein Arab
- Harley Race (c) defeated Dusty Rhodes by Referee Decision to retain the NWA World Heavyweight Championship
- Pat Patterson (c) defeated Dominic DeNucci to retain the WWF Intercontinental Championship
- Tatsumi Fujinami (c) defeated Johnny Rivera to retain the WWF Junior Heavyweight Championship
- Ivan Putski & Tito Santana (c) defeated Swede Hanson & Victor Rivera to retain the WWF Tag Team Championship

WWF Championship Wrestling: December 17, 1983
at the Agricultural Hall in Allentown, Pennsylvania

- Tito Santana defeated Bill Dixon
- Ivan Koloff defeated Steve Lombardi
- Iron Mike Sharpe (w/ Captain Lou Albano) defeated Tony Garea by DQ
- The Iron Sheik (w/ Freddie Blassie) defeated Nick DeCarlo
- Rocky Johnson & Tony Atlas (c) defeated Kurt von Hess & Rene Goulet to retain the WWF World Tag Team Championship
- SD Jones defeated Bill Williams
WATCH: S.D. Jones vs The Missing Link

WWF Superstars of Wrestling: December 17, 1988
at the Cow Palace in San Francisco, California

- Demolition (Ax & Smash) defeated Art Penna & Nick Ferrari
WATCH: Demolition vs. Can-Am Connection
- Hercules defeated Steve Lombardi
- Mr. Perfect defeated Nito Gomez
- King Haku (w/ Bobby Heenan) defeated Frankie Valdez
- The Big Boss Man (w/ Slick) defeated Pete Ketchum
- The Ultimate Warrior defeated Conquistador Uno
- Rhythm And Blues (Greg Valentine & The Honky Tonk Man) defeated Paul Brown & Rex Farmer
- Dark match: Brutus Beefcake defeated Ron Bass
- Dark match: The Rockers (Marty Jannetty & Shawn Michaels) defeated Demolition (Ax & Smash) (c) by Count Out in a WWF Tag Team Championship match
- Dark match: Jake Roberts defeated Rick Rude
- Dark match: Hulk Hogan defeated The Big Bossman by Count Out

WWF Wrestling Challenge: December 17, 1989
at the Allen County War Memorial Coliseum in Fort Wayne, Indiana

- Rick Rude (w/ Bobby Heenan) defeated Frank DeFalco
- Jimmy Snuka defeated Brian Costello
- The Powers Of Pain (The Barbarian & The Warlord) (w/ Mr. Fuji) defeated James Saxton & Todd Becker
- Tito Santana defeated Barry Horowitz
- The Big Boss Man (w/ Slick) defeated Alan Reynolds
- The Honky Tonk Man (w/ Jimmy Hart) defeated Scott Colton
- Demolition (Ax & Smash) (c) defeated Cleo Reeves & The Brooklyn Brawler to retain the WWF World Tag Team Championship
WATCH: Demolition vs. Legion of Doom

WWF Superstars of Wrestling: December 17, 1994
at the Mid-Hudson Civic Center in Poughkeepsie, New York

- The Million Dollar Corporation (Bam Bam Bigelow & Tatanka) (w/ Ted DiBiase) defeated Men On A Mission (Mabel & Mo) (w/ Oscar) in a WWF World Tag Team Title Tournament Quarter Final Match (9:35)
- Irwin R. Schyster defeated Phil Apollo
- Adam Bomb defeated Tony DeVito
- Henry O. Godwinn defeated ???
- The British Bulldog defeated ???
WATCH: The British Bulldog vs Bret Hart' of the IC Title at Summerslam 1992

ECW Holiday Hell: December 17, 1994
from the Viking Hall in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

- Stevie Richards defeated JT Smith
- Dean Malenko (c) defeated Ray Odyssey to retain the ECW Television Championship
- Chris Benoit defeated Hack Myers
- 911 defeated The Pitbulls (Pitbull 1 & Pitbull 2) in a Two On One Handicap Match
- Mikey Whipwreck defeated Don E. Allen
- Cactus Jack & Tommy Dreamer defeated The Sandman & Tommy Cairo
WATCH: Cactus Jack vs Chris Jericho' in ECW
- Shane Douglas (c) defeated Ron Simmons to retain the ECW Heavyweight Championship
- The Public Enemy (Johnny Grunge & Rocco Rock) (c) defeated Sabu & The Tazmaniac to retain the ECW Tag Team Championship

WWF In Your House 5: Season's Beatings - December 17, 1995
at the Hershey Park Arena in Hershey, Pennsylvania

- Free For All Match: Savio Vega defeated Bob Backlund
- Marty Jannetty & Razor Ramon defeated Sycho Sid & The 1-2-3 Kid
- Ahmed Johnson defeated Buddy Landel (w/ Dean Douglas)
- Hunter Hearst Helmsley defeated Henry O. Godwinn in an Arkansas Hog Pen Match (with Hillbilly Jim as Special guest referee)
WATCH FULL MATCH: Hunter Hearst Helmsley vs. Henry O. Godwinn in an Arkansas Hog Pen Match
- Owen Hart (w/ Jim Cornette) defeated Diesel by DQ
- The Undertaker (w/ Paul Bearer) defeated King Mabel (w/ Sir Mo) in a Casket Match
WATCH FULL MATCH: The Undertaker (w/ Paul Bearer) vs. King Mabel in a Casket Match
- Bret Hart (c) defeated The British Bulldog (w/Jim Cornette and Diana Smith) to retain the WWF World Heavyweight Championship
- Dark Match: Goldust defeated Duke Droese
- Dark Match: Barry Horowitz, Hakushi & The Smoking Gunns (Bart & Billy Gunn) defeated The Body Donnas (Skip & Zip), Isaac Yankem & Yokozuna

ECW Hardcore TV: December 17, 1996
in the ECW Arena in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

- Taz defeated Rob Van Dam
WATCH: Taz vs Buh Buh Ray Dudley in ECW
- Francine & Shane Douglas defeated Beulah & Tommy Dreamer

WCW Thunder: December 17, 1998
at the Independence Arena in Charlotte, North Carolina

- Konnan defeated Kenny Kaos
- Fit Finlay defeated Mike Enos
- Rey Misterio Jr. defeated Juventud Guerrera by reverse decision
- Disco Inferno defeated Shima Nobunoga
- Norman Smiley defeated Jerry Flynn
- Chris Jericho defeated Perry Saturn
WATCH: Saturn vs. Chris Jericho in a Dog Collar Match
- Scott Hall defeated Lex Luger by Disqualification

ECW on TNN: December 17, 1999
in Richmond, Virgina

- New Jack defeated DeVito (w/ Angel)
- Mike Awesome (c) defeated Vic Grimes in a ECW World Heavyweight Title Match
- Ikuto Hidaka vs. Super Calo vs. Tom Marquez ended in a No Contest in Three Way Dance Match
- The Impact Players (Justin Credible & Lance Storm) (w/ Dawn Marie) defeated Chris Candido & Rhino (w/ Tammy Lynn Sytch) in a ECW World Tag Team Title #1 Contendership Match

ECW Hardcore TV: December 17, 1999
in Richmond, Virgina

- Simon Diamond defeated Jazz
WATCH: Six-Person Tag Team Match in ECW
- Mikey Whipwreck defeated CW Anderson
- Mike Awesome (c) defeated Masato Tanaka to retain the ECW Championship

WCW Starrcade: December 17, 2000
at the MCI Center in Washington, D.C.

- 3-Count (Shane Helms & Shannon Moore) defeated The Jung Dragons (Kaz Hayashi & Yun Yang) (w/ Leia Meow) and Jamie Noble & Evan Karagias in a Three-Way Ladder Match
- Lance Storm defeated Ernest "The Cat" Miller (w/ Ms. Jones)
- Terry Funk defeated Crowbar (c) (w/ Daffney) to win the WCW Hardcore Championship
- KroniK (Brian Adams & Bryan Clarke) defeated Big Vito & Reno (w/ Marie)
- Mike Awesome defeated Bam Bam Bigelow in an Ambulance Match
WATCH: GI Bro vs. Mike Awesome in a Ambulance Match
- General Rection (c) defeated Shane Douglas by DQ to retain the WCW United States Championship
- The Harris Brothers (Don & Ron Harris) & Jeff Jarrett defeated The Filthy Animals (Konnan, Billy Kidman & Rey Mysterio) (w/ Tygress)
- The Insiders (Kevin Nash & Diamond Dallas Page) defeated The Perfect Event (Chuck Palumbo & Shawn Stasiak) (c) to win the WCW World Tag Team Championship
- Goldberg defeated Lex Luger
- Scott Steiner (c) defeated Sid Vicious to retain the WCW World Heavyweight Championship

WWE Heat: December 17, 2000
in Little Rock, Arkansas

- Dark match: American Dragon defeated Spanky
- Dark match: Scott Vick, Seven & Slash defeated Lance Cade, Shooter Shultz & Steve Bradley
- K-Kwik & The Road Dogg defeated Bull Buchanan & The Goodfather (w/ Steven Richards)
- Test (w/ Albert & Trish Stratus) defeated Bradshaw (w/ Faarooq)
- Lo Down (Chaz & D-Lo Brown) (w/ Tiger Ali Singh) defeated Too Cool (Grandmaster Sexay & Scotty 2 Hotty)

ECW Hardcore TV: December 17, 2000
in Manhattan, New York

- HC Loc defeated Danny Daniels
- New Jack defeated Angel

WWF Monday Night RAW: December 17, 2001
at CajunDome in Lafayette, Louisiana

- The Undertaker (c) defeated Jeff Hardy (w/ Lita) to retain the WWF Hardcore Championship
- The Dudley Boyz (Bubba Ray Dudley & D-Von Dudley) (w/ Stacy Keibler) defeated (c) Albert & Scotty 2 Hotty to retain the World Tag Team Championship
- Christian (c) defeated Tazz to retain the WWF European Championship
- Lance Storm defeated The Rock by Count Out in an If Storm wins He'll Get A Contract Match
- Kurt Angle & Test defeated Edge & Rikishi
- Billy Gunn & Chuck Palumbo defeated Tajiri & Big Show (w / Torrie Wilson)
- Rob Van Dam defeated Chris Jericho (c) by disqualification in a WWF Undisputed Championship (With special referee: Ric Flair)

NWA Total Nonstop Action #76: December 17, 2003
at Tennessee State Fairgrounds in Nashville, Tennessee

- Dark Six Man Tag Team Match: The 3 Live Kru (BG James, Konnan & Ron Killings) defeated Delirious, Nate Webb & Patrick Schulz
- Sting defeated Jeff Jarrett in a Non Title Match
- Christopher Daniels defeated Chris Sabin
- America's Most Wanted (Chris Harris & James Storm) defeated David Young & Glen Gilberti in a Tag Team Nashville Street Fight
- Johnny Swinger & Simon Diamond defeated AJ Styles & D-Lo Brown in a Winners Get Their Wish Match
- Michael Shane (c) defeated Lo-Ki in a NWA TNA X Title Match
- Abyss, Kevin Northcutt & Legend defeated The Gathering (CM Punk, Julio DiNero & Raven) in a Six Man Tag Team Cage Match

TNA iMPACT!: December 17, 2004
in the TNA Impact Zone in Orlando, Florida

- The Naturals (Andy Douglas & Chase Stevens) defeated Johnny B. Badd & Sonny Siaki
- Jeff Hardy defeated Bobby Roode (w/ Scott D'Amore)
- Dustin Rhodes defeated Johnny Swinger
- Jeff Jarrett defeated Hector Garza

ROH Final Battle: December 17, 2005
at the Inman Sports Complex in Edison, New Jersey

- Jimmy Rave (w/ The Embassy) defeated Milano Collection AT
- Colt Cabana defeated Azrieal
- Nigel McGuinness defeated Claudio Castagnoli by disqualification to retain the ROH Pure Championship
- Alex Shelley (w/ The Embassy) defeated Steve Corino
- Jay Lethal defeated BJ Whitmer, Christopher Daniels (w/ Allison Danger) and Samoa Joe in a Four Corner Survival match
- Ricky Reyes (w/Julius Smokes) defeated Davey Andrews
- Generation Next (Austin Aries & Roderick Strong) defeated Tony Mamaluke & Sal Rinauro to win the ROH Tag Team Championship
- Bryan Danielson defeated Naomichi Marufuji to retain the ROH World Championship
- KENTA defeated Low Ki to retain the GHC Junior Heavyweight Championship (WATCH FULL MATCH HERE)

WWE Velocity: December 17, 2005
at the MassMutual Center in Springfield, Massachusetts

- William Regal defeated Scotty 2 Hotty
- Jamie Noble defeated Tommaso Whitney
- Brian Kendrick & Paul London defeated Arch Kincaid & Scotty Charisma
- Doug Basham defeated Todd Hanson
- Orlando Jordan defeated Funaki

TNA iMPACT!: December 17, 2005
in the TNA Impact Zone in Orlando, Florida

- Samoa Joe defeated Jay Lethal
- Alex Shelley defeated Matt Bentley
- Rhino defeated Joe Doering
- Team 3D (Brother Devon and Brother Ray) defeated The Diamonds in the Rough (David Young & Elix Skipper) (w / Simon Diamond)

WWE Armageddon: December 17, 2006
at the Richmond Coliseum in Richmond, Virginia

- Dark Match: Oleg Prudius defeated Scotty 2 Hotty
- Kane defeated Montel Vontavious Porter in an Inferno match
- Paul London & Brian Kendrick (c) defeated William Regal & Dave Taylor, MNM (Joey Mercury and Johnny Nitro), & The Hardys (Matt and Jeff) in a Fatal Four Way Ladder match to retain the WWE Tag Team Championship
- The Boogeyman defeated The Miz
- Chris Benoit (c) defeated Chavo Guerrero (w/ Vickie Guerrero) to retain the WWE United States Championship
- Gregory Helms (c) defeated Jimmy Wang Yang to retain the WWE Cruiserweight Championship
- The Undertaker defeated Mr. Kennedy in a Last Ride match
- Batista and John Cena defeated King Booker's Court (Finlay and King Booker) (w Queen Sharmell)

WWE Monday Night RAW: December 17, 2007
at the HSBC Arena in Buffalo, New York

- Mickie James, Maria, Kelly Kelly,and Michelle McCool defeated Melina, Jillian, Layla, Victoria in a Santa's Little Helper Tag Match
- Triple H defeated William Regal and Jonathan Coachman in a two on one handicap macth
- Cody Rhodes and Hardcore Holly (c) defeated Lance Cade and Trevor Murdoch to retain the World Tag Team Championship
- Ric Flair defeated Umaga by countout
- Carlito and Santino Marella defeated Paul London and Brian Kendrick
- Shawn Michaels and Jeff Hardy defeated Mr. Kennedy and Randy Orton

TNA Xplosion: December 17, 2007
in Orlando, Florida at the Universal Studios

- Gail Kim defeated ODB in a Non Title Match

TNA iMPACT!: December 17, 2009
in the TNA Impact Zone in Orlando, Florida

- Roxxi defeated ODB (WATCH HERE)
- Lumberjack Match: Brother Ray defeated Matt Morgan (WATCH HERE)
- Awesome Kong & Hamada defeated The Beautiful People (Madison Rayne & Velvet Sky) (w/ Lacey von Erich) and Sarita & Taylor Wilde in a Non Title Tag Team Match (WATCH HERE)
- Tatanka defeated Jay Lethal (WATCH HERE)
- Daniels vs. Desmond Wolfe ended in a Time Limit Draw (WATCH HERE)
- AJ Styles, Kurt Angle & Tomko defeated The British Invasion (Brutus Magnus & Doug Williams) (w/ Big Rob) in a Three On Two Handicap Match

WWE Superstars: December 17, 2009
at Laredo Entertainment Center the in Laredo, Texas

- Cryme Tyme (Shad Gaspard & JTG) defeated Dolph Ziggler & Mike Knox
- Vance Archer defeated Tommy Dreamer
- MVP defeated Jack Swagger

TNA Xplosion: December 17, 2010
in Orlando, Florida at the Universal Studios

- Sarita defeated Mickie James by DQ
- Stevie Richards defeated Okada

WWE Friday Night Smackdown: December 17, 2010
at the Cajundome in Lafayette, Louisiana

- Dark Match: Trent Baretta defeated Abraham Washington
- Kaval & Kofi Kingston defeated Dolph Ziggler & Jack Swagger (WATCH HERE)
- Cody Rhodes defeated Chris Masters (WATCH HERE)
- The Miz defeated Rey Mysterio (WATCH HERE)
WATCH: The Miz backstage interview with Alex Riley
- Santino Marella & Vladimir Kozlov defeated Chavo Guerrero & Tyler Reks (WATCH HERE)
- Edge & Rey Mysterio vs. Alberto Del Rio & The Miz ended in a no contest (WATCH HERE)
- Dark Match: Edge defeated Kane (c) by DQ for the World Heavyweight Championship

Ring of Honor Wrestling: December 17, 2011
at the Davis Arena in Louisville, Kentucky

- Eddie Edwards defeated Andy Ridge
- Davey Richards defeated Michael Elgin (w/ Truth Martini) in a Proving Ground Match

WWE Monday Night RAW: December 17, 2012 (Slammy Awards)
at Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

- Dark match: Alex Riley defeated Michael McGillicutty
- Rey Mysterio (w/ Sin Cara) defeated Damien Sandow (w/ Cody Rhodes) (WATCH HERE)
- Kaitlyn defeated Eve Torres (WATCH HERE)
- Kofi Kingston defeated Tensai (WATCH HERE)
- The Great Khali (w/ Natalya) defeated David Otunga (WATCH HERE)
- Brodus Clay (w/ Cameron & Naomi) defeated JTG (WATCH HERE)
- Cody Rhodes (w/ Damien Sandow) defeated Sin Cara (w/ Rey Mysterio) (WATCH HERE)
- Alberto Del Rio, The Miz & Tommy Dreamer (w/ Ricardo Rodriguez) defeated 3MB (Drew McIntyre, Heath Slater & Jinder Mahal) (WATCH HERE)
- Ryback defeated Antonio Cesaro by Count Out (WATCH HERE)
- John Cena & Vickie Guerrero defeated AJ Lee & Dolph Ziggler by DQ (WATCH HERE)
- Dark match: John Cena & Sheamus defeated Dolph Ziggler & The Big Show
WATCH: Backstage Fallout with Slammy winners and losers

Lucha Underground: December 17, 2014
at the Lucha Underground Arena in Los Angeles, California

- Dark match: Cage defeated El Mariachi Loco
- Fenix defeated Big Ryck, Drago, El Mariachi Loco, King Cuerno, Mascarita Sagrada, Pentagon Jr., Prince Puma, Son Of Havoc & Super Fly in a Ten Way Match
- Mil Muertes (w/ Catrina) defeated Bael, Chavo Guerrero Jr., Cisco, Cortez Castro, Famous B, Johnny Mundo, Pimpinela Escarlata, Ricky Mandel & Sexy Star in a Battle Royal
- Mil Muertes (w/ Catrina) defeated Fenix in a Winner Enters The Aztec Warfare As #20 Match

CZW Dojo Wars 16: December 17, 2014
in Blackwood, New Jersey

- Andrew Wolf defeated Stockade
- Rex Lawless defeated Randy Rogers (Josh Adams) and Trooper Audubon in a Three Way Match
- Brooke Danielle & Eric Corvis defeated Blake Morris & Brittany Blake (WATCH FULL MATCH HERE)
- George Gatton & Penelope Ford defeated Conor Claxton & Frankie Pickard (WATCH FULL MATCH HERE)
- Joey Janela defeated Joe Gacy by DQ

TNA Xplosion: December 17, 2014
in Fayetteville, North Carolina at the Crown Coliseum

- Ethan Carter III defeated Grado

WWE Superstars: December 17, 2015
at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

- Goldust defeated Adam Rose
- Fandango defeated Heath Slater

WWE Thursday Night Smackdown: December 15, 2015
at the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey

WATCH: Dean Ambrose' backstage interview with Renee Young
- Alberto Del Rio defeated Ryback by submission (WATCH HERE)
- Titus O'Neil defeated Tyler Breeze (w/ Summer Rae) (WATCH HERE)
- The Lucha Dragons (Kalisto & Sin Cara) defeated The New Day (Kofi Kingston & Xavier Woods) (w/ Big E)
WATCH: The Lucha Dragons Backstage Interview at SmackDown Fallout
- Becky Lynch defeated Brie Bella by submission (WATCH HERE)
WATCH: Becky Lynch and Charlotte' Backstage Segment
- Dolph Ziggler defeated Kevin Owens by DQ (WATCH HERE)

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