Today In History (11/26): Diesel Wins WWF Title, Scott Steiner Wins WCW Title, Starrcade 87', Shield

- Brian Lee (born November 26, 1966) turns 50

- Maven (born November 26, 1976) turns 40

NWA Indianapolis: November 26, 1959
at the State Fairgrounds Coliseum in Indianapolis, Indiana

The Shire Brothers (Ray Shire & Roy Shire) (c) defeated Dick The Bruiser & Yukon Eric to retain the NWA Chicago World Tag Team Championship

AWA: November 26, 1960
in St. Paul, Minnesota

- Nick Roberts defeated Bob Massey
- Lorraine Johnson defeated Judy Glover
- Joe Scarpello defeated Mike Blazer
- Roy McClarity & Wilbur Snyder defeated Hard Boiled Haggerty & Lenny Montana (c) by DQ in a AWA World Tag Team Title Match

WWF Championship Wrestling: November 26, 1983
at the Agricultural Hall in Allentown, Pennsylvania

- The Invaders (Invader 1 & Invader 2) defeated Bob Bradley & Ken Jugan
- The Masked Superstar defeated Hank Hudson
- The Magnificent Muraco (c) (w/ Captain Lou Albano) defeated John Callahan to retain the WWF Intercontinental Championship
- Salvatore Bellomo defeated Israel Matia
- Rocky Johnson & Tony Atlas defeated The Wild Samoans (Afa & Sika) (w/ Captain Lou Albano) by DQ
- Mr. Fuji vs. Tony Garea ended in a Double Count Out
- Jimmy Snuka defeated Charlie Fulton
- SD Jones defeated Victor Mercado

WWF in MSG: November 26, 1984
at Madison Square Garden in New York City, New York

- SD Jones defeated Charlie Fulton
- Moondog Spot defeated Jose Luis Rivera
- Bobby Heenan defeated Salvatore Bellomo
- Angelo Mosca defeated Mr. Fuji by DQ
- Bob Orton, Jr. defeated Swede Hanson
- Roddy Piper (w/ Bob Orton, Jr.) vs. Tonga Kid (w/ Jimmy Snuka) ended in a Double DQ
- Barry Windham defeated Moondog Rex
- Tony Atlas defeated The Executioner
- David Schultz defeated Rocky Johnson
- David Sammartino (w/ Bruno Sammartino) defeated Ken Patera (w/ Captain Lou Albano) by DQ
- Greg Valentine (c) vs. Tito Santana for the WWF Intercontinental Championship ended in a No Contest

WWF Prime Time Wrestling: November 26, 1985
in Toronto, Ontario, Canada

- Tiger Chung Lee defeated Jose Luis Rivera
- Tony Parisi defeated Ron Shaw
- King Tonga defeated Terry Gibbs
- Cousin Junior defeated Moondog Spot
- The Hart Foundation (Bret Hart & Jim Neidhart) defeated Ivan Putski & Tony Atlas
- Dino Bravo (c) defeated Nikolai Volkoff to retain the Canadian International Heavyweight Championship
- Dark match: Andre The Giant & Hillbilly Jim defeated Big John Studd & King Kong Bundy by DQ

Scott Hall & Curt Henning vs. Steve Regal & Jimmy Garvin - AWA: November 26, 1985

NWA Starrcade: November 26, 1987
from the UIC Pavilion in Chicago, Illinois

- Sting, Michael Hayes and Jimmy Garvin (w/ Precious) fought Eddie Gilbert, Rick Steiner and Larry Zbyszko (w/ Baby Doll) to a time-limit draw
- Steve Williams (c) defeated Barry Windham for the UWF Heavyweight Championship
- The Rock 'n' Roll Express (Ricky Morton and Robert Gibson) defeated The Midnight Express (Bobby Eaton and Stan Lane) (w/ Jim Cornette and Big Bubba Rogers) in a Skywalkers match (WATCH HERE)
- Nikita Koloff defeated Terry Taylor (w/ Eddie Gilbert) in a Championship unification match for the NWA World Television Championship and the UWF Television Championship
- Arn Anderson and Tully Blanchard (c) (w/ James J. Dillon) defeated the Road Warriors (Hawk and Animal) (w/ Paul Ellering) by disqualification for the NWA World Tag Team Championship
- Dusty Rhodes defeated Lex Luger (c) (w/ James J. Dillon) in a Steel cage match for the NWA United States Heavyweight Championship (WATCH HERE)
- Ric Flair (w/ James J. Dillon) defeated Ron Garvin (c) in a Steel cage match for the NWA World Heavyweight Championship

WWF Survivor Series: November 26, 1987
at the Richfield Coliseum in Richfield, Ohio

- Brutus Beefcake, Jake Roberts, Jim Duggan, Randy Savage (w/ Miss Elizabeth) and Ricky Steamboat defeated Danny Davis, Harley Race (w/ Bobby Heenan), Hercules, Ron Bass and The Honky Tonk Man (w/ Jimmy Hart) (WATCH HERE)
- Rockin' Robin, The Fabulous Moolah, The Jumping Bomb Angels (Itsuki Yamazaki and Noriyo Tateno) and Velvet McIntyre defeated Dawn Marie, Donna Christianello, Sensational Sherri and The Glamour Girls (Judy Martin and Leilani Kai) (w/ Jimmy Hart) (WATCH FULL MATCH HERE)
- Strike Force (Rick Martel and Tito Santana), The British Bulldogs (Davey Boy Smith and Dynamite Kid), The Fabulous Rougeaus (Jacques Rougeau and Ray Rougeau), The Killer Bees (B. Brian Blair and Jim Brunzell) and The Young Stallions (Jim Powers and Paul Roma) defeated Demolition (Ax and Barry Darsow), (w/ Mr. Fuji), The Bolsheviks (Boris Zhukov and Nikolai Volkoff) (w/ Slick), The Hart Foundation (Bret Hart and Jim Neidhart) (w/ Jimmy Hart), The Islanders (Haku and Tama) (w/ Bobby Heenan) and The Dream Team (Dino Bravo and Greg Valentine) (w/ Johnny V) (WATCH HERE)
- Andre the Giant, Butch Reed, King Kong Bundy, One Man Gang and Rick Rude (w/ Bobby Heenan and Slick) defeated Bam Bam Bigelow (w/ Oliver Humperdink), Don Muraco, Hulk Hogan, Ken Patera and Paul Orndorff

WWF Superstars of Wrestling: November 26, 1988
at the Baltimore Arena in Baltimore, Maryland

- Jake Roberts defeated John Latu
- Mr. Perfect defeated David Stoudemire
- The Ultimate Warrior (c) defeated Barry Horowitz to retain the WWF Intercontinental Championship
- Rick Rude (w/ Bobby Heenan) defeated Bill Woods
- King Haku (w/ Bobby Heenan, Ted DiBiase & Virgil) defeated Hercules by DQ
- The Young Stallions (Jim Powers & Paul Roma) defeated Bubba Kirk & Max McGiver
- The Big Boss Man (w/ Slick) defeated David Isley
- Dark match: Randy Savage (c) defeated Andre The Giant by DQ to retain the WWF Championship

WWF in MSG: November 26, 1988
at Madison Square Garden in New York City, New York

- Lanny Poffo defeated Barry Horowitz
- Mr. Perfect defeated Paul Roma
- Ted DiBiase defeated Hercules
- Akeem defeated SD Jones
- Demolition (Ax & Smash) (c) vs. The Powers Of Pain (The Barbarian & The Warlord) (w/Mr. Fuji) ended in a Double DQ for the WWF World Tag Team Championships
- Nikolai Volkoff defeated Iron Mike Sharpe
- Greg Valentine vs. Tito Santana - Time Limit Draw
- Rockin' Robin (c) defeated Sensational Sherri Singles Match in a WWF World Women's Title Match
- Hulk Hogan defeated The Big Boss Man by Count Out

WWF Wrestling Challenge: November 26, 1989
at the Kansas Coliseum in Wichita, Kansas

- The Rockers (Marty Jannetty & Shawn Michaels) defeated Al Burke & Bobby Jaggers
- Mr. Perfect (w/ The Genius) defeated Warren Bianchi
- Ronnie Garvin defeated The Brooklyn Brawler
- Rick Rude (w/ Bobby Heenan) defeated Mark Regan
- Brutus Beefcake defeated Don Demmel
- The Powers of Pain (The Barbarian & The Warlord) (w/ Mr. Fuji) defeated Ray Oakley & Todd Becker

WCW Saturday Night: November 26, 1994
at the Center Stage Theater in Atlanta, Georgia

- The Nasty Boys (Brian Knobbs & Jerry Sags) defeated John Stevens & Ron Oakes
- Jean-Paul Levesque defeated Bobby Walker
- Brad Armstrong defeated Rip Rogers
- Dustin Rhodes defeated George South
- The Fantastics (Bobby Fulton & Tommy Rogers) defeated Sgt. Buddy Lee Parker & Tom Burton
- The Butcher (w/ Avalanche & Kevin Sullivan) defeated Larry Santo
- Harlem Heat (Booker T & Stevie Ray) (w/ Sister Sherri) defeated Joey Maggs & Scott Sandlin
- Sting defeated Denny Brown
- Jim Duggan (c) defeated Steve Austin (w/ Harley Race) by DQ to retain the WCW United States Championship

WWF Superstars of Wrestling: November 26, 1994
at the Fernwood Resort in Bushkill, Pennsylvania

- Men On A Mission (Mabel & Mo) (w/ Oscar) defeated Barry Hardy & Duane Gill
- The British Bulldog defeated Bam Bam Bigelow (w/ Ted DiBiase) by DQ
- Kwang (w/ Harvey Wippleman) defeated Ben Jordan
- Bob Holly defeated ???
- The Heavenly Bodies (Jimmy Del Ray & Tom Prichard) defeated ??? & Tyrone Knox

Diesel defeated Bob Backlind for the WWF Championship - WWF House Show in Madison Square Garden: November 26, 1994

WCW World War III: November 26, 1995
at the Norfolk Scope in Norfolk, Virginia

- Johnny B. Badd defeated Diamond Dallas Page to retain the WCW World Television Championship
- Big Bubba Rogers defeated Jim Duggan in a Taped Fist match
- Bull Nakano and Akira Hokuto (w/ Sonny Onoo) defeated Mayumi Ozaki and Cutie Suzuki
- Kensuke Sasaki (w/ Sonny Onoo) defeated Chris Benoit to retain the WCW United States Heavyweight Championship
- Lex Luger defeated Randy Savage
- Sting defeated Ric Flair (WATCH HERE)
- Randy Savage won the Three Ring, 60 man battle royal to win the vacant WCW World Heavyweight Championship
Also in the match were: Scott Armstrong, Steve Armstrong, Arn Anderson, Johnny B. Badd, Marcus Bagwell, Chris Benoit, Big Train Bart, Bunkhouse Buck, Cobra, Disco Inferno, Jim Duggan, Bobby Eaton, Ric Flair, The Giant, Eddy Guerrero, Hulk Hogan, Mr. JL, Chris Kanyon, Brian Knobbs, Kurasawa, Lex Luger, Joey Maggs, Meng, Hugh Morrus, Maxx Muscle, Scott Norton, One Man Gang, Paul Orndorff, Diamond Dallas Page, Buddy Lee Parker, Brian Pillman, Sgt. Craig Pittman, Stevie Ray, Lord Steven Regal, Scotty Riggs, Road Warrior Hawk, Big Bubba Rogers, Jerry Sags, Ricky Santana, Kensuke Sasaki, Shark, Fidel Sierra, Dick Slater, Mark Starr, Sting, Dave Sullivan, Kevin Sullivan, Super Assassin #1 and #2, Booker T, Squire David Taylor, Bobby Walker, VK Wallstreet, Pez Whatley, Mike Winner, Alex Wright, James Earl Wright, The Yeti, and Zodiac

ECW Hardcore TV: November 26, 1996
in the ECW Arena in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

- Axl Rotten defeated Hack Myers
- Too Cold Scorpio defeated Devon Storm in a Loser Leaves Town Match
- Too Cold Scorpio defeated JT Smith in a Loser Leaves Town Match
- Too Cold Scorpio defeated Hack Myers in a Loser Leaves Town Match
- Louie Spicolli defeated Too Cold Scorpio in a Loser Leaves Town Match

ECW on TNN: November 26, 1999
from the Aragon Ballroom in Chicago, Illinois

- Rob Van Dam (w/ Bill Alfonso) (c) defeated CW Anderson in a ECW World Television Title Match
- Rob Van Dam (c) defeated Sabu (w/ Bill Alfonso) in a ECW World Television Title Match
- Little Guido defeated Super Crazy
- Rhino & The Impact Players (Justin Credible & Lance Storm) (w/ Dawn Marie) defeated Raven, The Sandman & Tommy Dreamer (w/ Francine) in a Six Man Tag Team Match

WWF Heat: November 26, 2000
in Fort Lauderdale, Florida

- Dark match: Just Joe defeated Pete Gas
- Dark match: Rodney defeated ???
- Edge (w/ Christian) defeated Al Snow
- Dean Malenko & Perry Saturn (w/ Terri Runnels) defeated The Hardy Boyz (Jeff Hardy & Matt Hardy) (w/ Lita)
- Bull Buchanan & The Goodfather (w/ Ivory) (c) defeated Too Cool (Grandmaster Sexay & Scotty 2 Hotty) to retain the WWF Tag Team Championship

WCW Mayhem: November 26, 2000
from the U.S. Cellular Arena in Milwaukee, Wisconsin

- Mike Sanders defeated Kwee Wee (w/Paisley) to retain the WCW Cruiserweight Championship
- Three Count (Shane Helms and Shannon Moore) defeated Evan Karagias and Jamie Knoble, and The Jung Dragons (Kaz Hayashi and Yun Yang) (w/Leia Meow) in a Triangle match
- Mancow defeated Jimmy Hart
- Crowbar defeated Reno and Big Vito in a Triple Threat match to retain the WCW Hardcore Championship
- The Filthy Animals (Rey Misterio, Jr. and Billy Kidman) (w/Tygress) defeated Alex Wright and KroniK (Brian Adams and Bryan Clark) (w/Disqo) in a Handicap match
- Ernest Miller (w/Ms. Jones) defeated Shane Douglas (w/Torrie Wilson)
- Bam Bam Bigelow defeated Sgt. AWOL
- General Rection defeated Lance Storm (w/Major Gunns) to win the WCW United States Championship
- Jeff Jarrett defeated Buff Bagwell
- The Insiders (Kevin Nash and Diamond Dallas Page) defeated The Perfect Event (Chuck Palumbo and Shawn Stasiak) to win the WCW World Tag Team Championship
- Goldberg defeated Lex Luger
- Scott Steiner (w/Midajah) defeated Booker T in a Straight Jacket Steel Cage match to win the WCW World Heavyweight Championship

ECW Hardcore TV: November 26, 2000
in Poughkeepsie, New York

- Chilly Willy defeats DeVito
- Steve Corino (w/ Jack Victory) (c) vs. Jerry Lynn (w/ Cyrus) ended in No Contest in an ECW Championship Match
- Steve Corino (w/ Jack Victory) (c) defeats The Sandman to retain the ECW Championship

WWF Monday Night RAW: November 26, 2001
at Ford Center in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

- Christian (c) defeated Jeff Hardy (w/ Lita) to retain the WWF European Championship
- Rob Van Dam (c) defeated D-Von Dudley to retain the WWF Hardcore Championship
- Trish Stratus (c) defeated Stacy Keibler in a Bra And Panties Match to retain the WWF Women's Championship
- Edge (c) defeated Test by DQ to retain the WWF Intercontinental Championship
- William Regal defeated The Big Show
- Kane & The Rock defeated Chris Jericho & Kurt Angle

NWA Total Nonstop Action: November 26, 2003
at Tennessee State Fairgrounds in Nashville, Tennessee

- Kid Kash defeated Lo-Ki
- Abyss defeated Shark Boy
- Chris Sabin defeated X
- Raven defeated Legend
- Kevin Northcutt vs. Raven ended in No Contest
- Michael Shane (c) defeated Sonjay Dutt in a NWA TNA X Title Match
- 3 Live Kru (BG James, Konnan & Ron Killings) defeated Glen Gilberti, Johnny Swinger & Simon Diamond in a NWA World Tag Team Title Six Man Tag Team Match
- Dusty Rhodes vs. Jeff Jarrett ended in No Contest in a Non Title Fan's Revenge Lumberjack Strap Match

TNA iMPACT!: November 26, 2004
in the TNA Impact Zone in Orlando, Florida

- America's Most Wanted (Chris Harris & James Storm) defeated The New York Connection (Glen Gilberti & Johnny Swinger) (w/ Trinity)
- Chris Sabin defeated Michael Shane (w/ Traci) and Petey Williams (w/ Scott D'Amore) in a Three Way Dance
- Raven vs. Vordell Walker ended in a No Contest
- Hector Garza defeated Kid Kash
- Ron Killings defeated Bobby Roode (w/ Scott D'Amore)
- Scott Hall defeated AJ Styles

WWE Velocity: November 26, 2005
at the Hallam FM Arena in Sheffield

- Simon Dean defeated Taylor Phoenix
- Sylvan defeated Funaki
- MNM (Mercury & Nitro) (w/ Melina) defeated Brian Kendrick & Paul London

TNA iMPACT!: November 26, 2005
in the TNA Impact Zone in Orlando, Florida

- Monty Brown defeated Helvis
- AJ Styles defeated Chris Sabin in a Non Title Match
- Jeff Hardy defeated Abyss (w / James Mitchell)
- Jeff Jarrett (w / Gail Kim) defeated Kip James (w / BG James, Konnan & Ron Killings) in a Non Title Match

WWE Monday Night RAW: November 26, 2007
at the Charlotte Bobcats Arena in Charlotte, North Carolina

- Jeff Hardy & Triple H defeated Snitsky & Umaga
- Cody Rhodes, Hardcore Holly, Jim Duggan & Super Crazy defeated Lance Cade, The Highlanders (Robbie & Rory) & Trevor Murdoch
- Chris Jericho defeated Santino Marella
- Mr. Kennedy defeated Brian Kendrick
- Mickie James defeated Melina in a WWE Women's Title #1 Contendership match
- Ric Flair defeated Randy Orton in a Ric Flair's Career On The Line Non Title Match

WWE Superstars: November 26, 2009
at the Webster Bank Arena at Harbor Yard in Bridgeport, Connecticut

- The Miz defeated Santino Marella
- Vladimir Kozlov (w/ William Regal) defeated Goldust
- R-Truth defeated Dolph Ziggler

TNA iMPACT!: November 26, 2009
in the TNA Impact Zone in Orlando, Florida

- Championship Series Tournament Quarter Final Match: Bobby Lashley (w/ Kristal) defeated Abyss (WATCH HERE)
- Championship Series Tournament Quarter Final Match: Desmond Wolfe defeated Suicide
- Championship Series Tournament Quarter Final Match: Kurt Angle defeated D'Angelo Dinero (WATCH HERE)
- Championship Series Tournament Quarter Final Match: Robert Roode defeated Homicide
- TNA Women's Knockout Title #1 Contendership Battle Royal (Special Referee: ODB): Tara defeated Alissa Flash and Daffney and Hamada and Lacey von Erich and Madison Rayne and Sarita and Taylor Wilde and Traci and Velvet Sky (WATCH HERE)
- Championship Series Tournament Semi Final Match: Bobby Lashley (w/ Kristal) defeated Desmond Wolfe by DQ (WATCH HERE)
- Championship Series Tournament Semi Final Match: Robert Roode defeated Kurt Angle by Count Out (WATCH HERE)
- Championship Series Tournament Final Match: Bobby Lashley (w/ Kristal) defeated Robert Roode (WATCH HERE)

WWE Friday Night Smackdown: November 26, 2010
at the Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Arena in Jacksonville, Florida

- Kofi Kingston defeated Jack Swagger in a King of the Ring qualifying match (WATCH HERE)
- Alberto Del Rio defeated The Big Show by Countout in a King of the Ring qualifying match (WATCH HERE)
- Drew McIntyre defeated Montel Vontavious Porter in a King of the Ring qualifying match (WATCH HERE)
- Kelly Kelly defeated Michelle McCool (w/ Layla)
- Cody Rhodes defeated Rey Mysterio in a King of the Ring qualifying match (WATCH HERE)
- Dark Match: Rey Mysterio & Big Show defeated Alberto Del Rio & Drew McIntyre

Ring of Honor Wrestling: November 26, 2011
at the Davis Arena in Louisville, Kentucky

- Caprice Coleman & Cedric Alexander vs. The Briscoes (Jay Briscoe & Mark Briscoe) ended in a no contest
- Michael Elgin (w/ Truth Martini) defeated Raphael Constantine & Sean Casey in a Two On One Handicap Match
- Jay Lethal (c) vs. El Generico ended in a Time Limit Draw (15:00) in a ROH World Television Championship Match

WWE Monday Night RAW: November 26, 2012
at Cajundome in Lafayette, Louisiana

- Ryback defeated Titus O'Neil (w/ Darren Young) (WATCH HERE)
- Alberto Del Rio (w/ Ricardo Rodriguez) defeated The Great Khali (w/ Hornswoggle) (WATCH HERE)
- Tamina defeated Alicia Fox (WATCH HERE)
- Kofi Kingston defeated Tensai (WATCH HERE)
- Rey Mysterio defeated Daniel Bryan (WATCH HERE)
- John Cena defeated Dolph Ziggler (WATCH HERE)
- Sheamus defeated Antonio Cesaro by Count Out (WATCH HERE)
- Damien Sandow defeated Zack Ryder (WATCH HERE)
- CM Punk (w/ Paul Heyman) defeated Kane (WATCH HERE)

Lucha Underground: November 26, 2014
at the Lucha Underground Arena in Los Angeles, California

- Dark match: Fenix defeated El Mariachi Loco
- Dark match: Pimpinela Escarlata defeated Pentagon Jr.
- Mil Muertes (w/ Catrina) defeated Drago
- Mascarita Sagrada defeated Son Of Havoc (w/ Ivelisse)
- Chavo Guerrero Jr. defeated Sexy Star by DQ
- Big Ryck (w/ Cisco & Cortez Castro) defeated Prince Puma in a Boyle Heights Street Fight

WWE Superstars: November 26, 2015
at the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tennessee

- R-Truth defeated Adam Rose
- The Miz defeated Zack Ryder

WWE Thursday Night Smackdown: November 26, 2015
at the Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis, Indiana

- The Dudley Boyz (Bubba Ray & D-Von Dudley) defeated The Wyatt Family (Braun Strowman & Erick Rowan) (w/ Bray Wyatt & Luke Harper) by DQ (WATCH HERE)
- Paige defeated Becky Lynch (WATCH HERE)
- Jack Swagger defeated Alberto Del Rio (w/ Zeb Colter) by DQ (WATCH HERE)
- The Lucha Dragons (Kalisto & Sin Cara) defeated The New Day (Big E & Kofi Kingston)
- Dean Ambrose defeated Dolph Ziggler & Tyler Breeze (w/ Summer Rae) in a WWE Intercontinental Title #1 Contendership Triple Threat Match (WATCH HERE)

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