Today In History (11/18): La Parka WCW Debut, Trish Stratus 1st Women's Title, Big E Wins IC Title


Tomoaki Honma (born November 18, 1976) turns 40

WCW Monday Nitro: November 18, 1996
in the Florence Civic Center in Florence, South Carolina

- La Parka defeated Juventud Guerrera in his WCW Debut match
- J Crown Champion The Ultimo Dragon (w/ Sonny Onoo) defeated WCW Cruiserweight Champion Dean Malenko via disqualification
- Jacques Rougeau & Carl Oulette (w/ Col. Rob Parker) defeated Marcus Alexander Bagwell & Scotty Riggs
- Lex Luger defeated Hugh Morrus
- Chris Jericho defeated Johnny Grunge
- Jeff Jarrett defeated Bobby Eaton
- Big Bubba (w/ Jimmy Hart) defeated Jim Powers
- Chris Benoit (w/ Woman) defeated Eddie Guerrero

WWF Monday Night RAW: November 18, 1996
at the New Haven Coliseum in New Haven, Connecticut

- Dark Match: Glen Ruth defeated Brian Walsh
- Dark Match: Scott Taylor defeated Nick Barberry
- Dark Match: Sycho Sid (c) defeated Vader to retain the WWF Championship
- Steve Austin defeated Mankind (w/Paul Bearer) via disqualification
- Farooq (w/ Clarence Mason & PG-13) defeated Savio Vega
- Doug Furnas & Phil LaFon defeated Leif Cassidy & Bob Holly

ECW Hardcore TV: November 18, 1998
in Queens, New York

- Lance Storm defeated Mikey Whipwreck
- Shane Douglas (c) vs. Spike Dudley for the ECW World Heavyweight Championship ends in a No Contest

WCW Thunder: November 18, 1999
in Fort Wayne, Indiana

- Bam Bam Bigelow defeated Jerry Flynn (w / Jimmy Hart & The Barbarian) in a Hardcore Match
- Prince Iaukea defeated Disco Inferno in a Non-Title Match
- The Maestro defeated Evan Karagias (w / Madusa)
- Kaz Hayashi & La Parka defeated El Dandy & Silver King
- Curt Hennig defeated Van Hammer
- Lash LeRoux defeated Kenny Kaos
- The Barbarian defeated Chavo Guerrero Jr.
- Meng vs. Vampiro - No Contest
- Chris Benoit defeated Buff Bagwell

WWF SmackDown: November 18, 1999
in Cincinnati, Ohio

- Grandmaster Sexay & Scotty 2 Hotty defeated Edge & Christian
- Kurt Angle defeated Gangrel
- Davey Boy Smith (c) (w/ The Mean Street Posse) defeated The Godfather to retain the WWF European Championship
- The Big Show (c) defeated Hardcore Holly (w/ Crash Holly) to retain the WWF World Champion
- Kane (w/ Tori) defeated Viscera
- Ivory (c) defeated Jackie and Luna in a Triple Threat Hardcore Match to retain the WWF Women's Championship
- Chris Jericho defeated Mark Henry
- The New Age Outlaws (Mr. Ass & The Road Dogg) (w/ X-Pac) (c) defeated The Hardy Boyz (Matt & Jeff Hardy) (w/ Terri Runnels) to retain the WWF Tag Team Championships
- The Rock defeated The Big Bossman (w/ Albert)

WWF Survivor Series: November 18, 2001
at the Greensboro Coliseum in Greensboro, North Carolina

- Christian (c) defeated Al Snow to retain the WWF European Championship
- William Regal defeated Tajiri (w/ Torrie Wilson)
- WCW United States Champion Edge defeated WWF Intercontinental Champion Test in a Title Unification match
- WCW Tag Team Champions The Dudley Boyz (Bubba Ray and D-Von) (w/ Stacy Keibler) defeated WWF Tag Team Champions The Hardy Boyz (Matt and Jeff) in a Steel Cage Title Unification match
- Test won the Immunity battle royal by last eliminating Billy Gunn
- Trish Stratus defeated Lita, Jacqueline, Mighty Molly, Jazz and Ivory in a Six-Pack Challenge to win the vacant WWF Women's Championship (WATCH HERE)
- Team WWF (The Rock, Chris Jericho, The Undertaker, Kane and The Big Show) defeated The Alliance (Steve Austin, Kurt Angle, Booker T, Rob Van Dam and Shane McMahon) in a 5-on-5 "Winner Take All" Survivor Series elimination match

WWE Monday Night Raw: November 18, 2002
at Webster Bank Arena at Harbor Yard in Bridgeport, Connecticut

- The Dudley Boyz (Bubba Ray Dudley, D-Von Dudley & Spike Dudley) defeated Rico & The Three-Minute Warning (Jamal & Rosey)
- Lance Storm & William Regal defeat Jeff Hardy & Tommy Dreamer
- Victoria (c) defeated Stacy Keibler to retain the WWE Women's Championship
- Christopher Nowinski defeated Al Snow in a School Of Hard Knocks Match
- Kane vs. Ric Flair ended in a no contest
- Rob Van Dam defeated Booker T and Chris Jericho in a World Heavyweight Title # 1 Contendership Triple Threat No DQ Match

WWE SmackDown: November 18, 2004
at the Nutter Center in Dayton, Ohio

- Charlie Haas (w/ Miss Jackie) defeated Heidenreich (w/ Paul Heyman) by Count Out (0:30)
- Rey Mysterio & Rob Van Dam defeated Kenzo Suzuki & Rene Dupree (w/ Hiroko) (11:42)
- Kurt Angle defeated Dean Visk in a Kurt Angle Invitational Match
- John Cena defeated Carlito Caribbean Cool (w/ Jesus) (c) to win the WWE United States Championship

WWE SmackDown: November 18, 2005 (Eddie Guerrero Tribute Show)
at the Target Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota

- Matt Hardy defeated Carlito
- The Legion of Doom (Heidenreich & Animal) defeated Lance Cade and Trevor Murdoch
- Chavo Guerrero defeated John Bradshaw Layfield (w/ Jillian Hall)
- Juventud Guerrera defeated Brian Kendrick, Funaki, Gregory Helms, Kid Kash, Nunzio, Paul London, Psicosis, Scotty 2 Hotty, Super Crazy & Tajiri in a Cruiserweight Battle royal
- Chris Benoit defeated Triple H

WWE Survivor Series: November 18, 2007
at the American Airlines Arena in Miami, Florida

- CM Punk (c) defeated John Morrison and The Miz in a Triple Threat Match to retain the ECW Championship
- Mickie James, Maria, Michelle McCool, Kelly Kelly & Torrie Wilson defeated Beth Phoenix, Jillian Hall, Layla El, Melina & Victoria
- Lance Cade and Trevor Murdoch (c) defeated Hardcore Holly and Cody Rhodes to retain the World Tag Team Championship
- Team Triple H (Triple H, Jeff Hardy, Rey Mysterio and Kane) defeated Team Umaga (Umaga, Mr. Kennedy, Montel Vontavious Porter, Finlay, and Big Daddy V) (w/ Matt Striker) in a Five on Four Traditional Survivor Series Match
- The Great Khali (w/ Ranjin Singh) defeated Hornswoggle by disqualification
- Randy Orton (c) defeated Shawn Michaels to retain the WWE Championship
- Batista (c) defeated The Undertaker in a Hell in a Cell Match to retain the World Heavyweight Championship

ECW on Sci-Fi: November 18, 2008
at the Philips Arena in Atlanta, Georgia

- Dark match: Michael PS Haas defeated Mike Kruel
- DJ Gabriel (w/ Alicia Fox) defeated Sal Rinauro
- Jack Swagger defeated Tommy Dreamer by DQ in an Amateur Wrestling Challenge Match
- Cody Rhodes, Mark Henry & William Regal (w/ Tony Atlas) defeated Finlay, Kofi Kingston & Matt Hardy (w/ Hornswoggle)
- Dark match: Matt Hardy (c) defeated Mark Henry by Count Out to retain the ECW Championship

TNA iMPACT!: November 18, 2010
in the TNA Impact Zone in Orlando, Florida

- Dark Match: Stevie Richards defeated Rocky Santiago
- Generation Me (Jeremy Buck & Max Buck), Cookie & Robbie E defeated The Motor City Machine Guns (Alex Shelley & Chris Sabin), Jay Lethal & Velvet Sky
- Jeff Hardy defeated Raven
- Abyss vs. Shannon Moore ended in a no contest in a Casket Match
- Mickie James defeated Angelina Love for a TNA Women's Knockout Title Match # 1 Contendership
- Matt Morgan defeated Ric Flair

WWE Friday Night Smackdown: November 18, 2011
at the Webster Bank Arena in Bridgeport, Connecticut

- Dark Match: Justin Gabriel defeated Kenny Dykstra
- Dolph Ziggler (w/ Vickie Guerrero) defeated Sin Cara (WATCH HERE)
- Mason Ryan defeated Jack Swagger (w/ Vickie Guerrero) (WATCH HERE)
- Ted DiBiase defeated Derrick Bateman (w/ Maxine) (WATCH HERE)
- Kofi Kingston defeated Hunico (WATCH HERE)
- Beth Phoenix & Natalya defeated AJ & Kaitlyn (WATCH HERE)
- Randy Orton & Sheamus defeated Cody Rhodes & Wade Barrett by DQ (WATCH HERE)
- Dark Match: The Big Show defeated Mark Henry (c) by DQ in a World Heavyweight Championship Match (with Booker T as Special guest referee)

WWE Monday Night Raw: November 18, 2013
at the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tennessee

- Randy Orton defeated Brad Maddox by referee designation in a No Disqualification Match (WATCH HERE)
- Big E Langston defeated Curtis Axel (c) to win the WWE Intercontinental Championship (WATCH HERE)
- The Big Show defeated Ryback (WATCH HERE)
- The Real Americans (Antonio Cesaro & Jack Swagger) (w/ Zeb Colter) defeated Kofi Kingston and The Miz (WATCH HERE)
- AJ Lee (w/ Tamina Snuka) defeated Vickie Guererro
- Dolph Ziggler defeated Damien Sandow in a Broadway Brawl
- R-Truth & Xavier Woods defeated The Rhinestone Cowboys (Drew McIntyre & Jinder Mahal) (w/ Heath Slater) (WATCH HERE)
- Daniel Bryan, CM Punk, Cody Rhodes, Goldust & The Usos (Jey Uso & Jimmy Uso) defeated The Shield (Dean Ambrose, Roman Reigns & Seth Rollins) & The Wyatt Family (Bray Wyatt, Erick Rowan & Luke Harper)
(WATCH: RAW's Backstage Fallout)

TNA iMPACT!: November 18, 2015
in the Universal Studios in Orlando, Florida

- Awesome Kong defeated Brooke in a TNA World Heavyweight Title Series Group Knockouts Match (WATCH HERE)
- Tigre Uno defeated Manik in a TNA World Heavyweight Title Series Group X-Division Match (WATCH HERE)
- Eric Young defeated James Storm in a TNA World Heavyweight Title Series Group TNA Originals Match (WATCH HERE)
- Mahabali Shera defeated Aiden O'Shea in a TNA World Heavyweight Title Series Group Wildcard Match (WATCH HERE)
- Eli Drake defeated Crimson in a TNA World Heavyweight Title Series Group Future 4 Match (WATCH HERE)
- Bobby Roode defeated Abyss in a TNA World Heavyweight Title Series Group TNA Originals Match

WWE NXT: November 18, 2015
at the Full Sail University in Winter Park, Florida

- Dark Match: Adrienne Reese defeated Peyton Royce
- Nia Jax defeated Carmella
- Chad Gable & Jason Jordan defeated The Ascension (Konnor & Viktor) (WATCH HERE)
- Emma defeated MaryKate by submission
- The Mechanics (Scott Dawson & Dash Wilder) defeated Corey Hollis & John Skyler (WATCH HERE)
- Bayley (c) defeated Alexa Bliss to retain the NXT Women's Championship

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