Birthdays:
– Jinsei Shinzaki aka Hakushi (born December 2, 1966) turns 50

– Gypsy Joe (December 2, 1933 ? June 15, 2016)

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AWA: December 2, 1960
in St. Paul, Minnesota

– Nick Roberts defeated Bill Wright
– Bob Rasmussen defeated Lou Whitson
– Gene Kiniski defeated Joe Scarpello
– Hard Boiled Haggerty & Lenny Montana (c) vs. Roy McClarity & Wilbur Snyder ended in No Contest in a AWA World Tag Team Title Match

NWA St. Louis: December 2, 1960
in the Kiel Auditorium in St. Louis, Missouri

– Tommy O’Toole defeated Don Lee by DQ
– Doug Lindsay vs. George Drake ended in a Draw
– Lord Littlebrook defeated Bull Brummell
– Bob Ellis defeated Mike Paidousis
– Danny Hodge, John Paul Henning & Sonny Myers defeated Johnny Valentine, Rock Hunter & Taro Myaki
– Buddy Rogers defeated Rip Hawk

NWA Big Time Wrestling: December 2, 1969
in Dallas, Texas

– Ricky Romero vs. The Spoiler ended in a Draw
– Grizzly Smith defeated Gary Hart
– Bill Watts defeated Lord Charles Montague
– Evelyn Stevens defeated Mary DeLeon
– Fritz von Erich, Grizzly Smith, Ricky Romero & Wahoo McDaniel defeated Boris Malenko, Gary Hart, Johnny Valentine & The Spoiler in a Texas Tagout Eight Man Tag Team Elimination Match

WWF Superstars of Wrestling: December 2, 1989
at the Expocenter in Topeka, Kansas

– The Ultimate Warrior (c) defeated Lynn Wagner to retain the WWF Intercontinental Championship
– Bad News Brown defeated Chuck Coates
– The Rockers (Marty Jannetty & Shawn Michaels) defeated Barry Horowitz & Conquistador Uno
– Ted DiBiase (w/ Virgil) defeated Mark Regan
– The Red Rooster defeated Gene Ligon
– Jim Duggan defeated Scott Colton
– The Powers of Pain (The Barbarian & The Warlord) (w/ Mr. Fuji) defeated Brian Johnson & Tom Fuller

WWF Wrestling Challenge: December 2, 1990
at the Allen County War Memorial Coliseum in Fort Wayne, Indiana

– Randy Savage (w/ Queen Sherri) defeated Dusty Wolfe
– The Barbarian defeated Pez Whatley
– Dustin Rhodes defeated The Genius
– Rick Martel defeated Reno Riggins
– The British Bulldog defeated Iron Mike Sharpe
– The Legion of Doom (Animal & Hawk) defeated Sean McTracey & The Black Demon
– Mr. Perfect (w/ Bobby Heenan) defeated Brad Kramer

Smoky Mountain Wrestling: December 2, 1994

– Sean Casey defeated Damian
– Ron Cumberledge defeated Tower Of Doom
– Bryant Anderson defeated Tracy Smothers
– Brian Lee & Cactus Jack vs. Boo Bradley & Chris Candido ended in a Double Count Out
– Dirty White Boy (c) defeated Bruiser Bedlam in a Strap Match to retain the SMW Heavyweight Championship
– The Rock ‘n’ Roll Express (Ricky Morton & Robert Gibson) defeated The Gangstas (Mustapha Saed & New Jack) (c) by DQ in a SMW Tag Team Championship match

WWF Superstars of Wrestling: December 2, 1995
in Salisbury, Maryland

– Dark match: Alundra Blayze (c) defeated Lioness Asuka to retain the WWF Women’s Championship
– Razor Ramon (c) defeated Ken Raper to retain the WWF Intercontinental Championship
– King Mabel defeated Dave Thornberg & Jerry Faith in a Two On One Handicap Match
– Ahmed Johnson defeated Jason Ahrndt
– Owen Hart defeated Matt Hardy
– Duke Droese defeated Reginald Walker
– Sid & The 1-2-3 Kid defeated Barry Horowitz & Hakushi

WWF Monday Night RAW: December 2, 1996
at the New Haven Coliseum in New Haven, Connecticut

– Flash Funk defeated The Goon
– Diesel defeated Phineas Godwinn
– Justin Bradshaw (w/ Zebekiah) defeated Jesse Jammes
– Jake Roberts & Marc Mero defeated Billy Gunn & Hunter Hearst Helmsley

WCW Monday Nitro: December 2, 1996
in the Hara Arena in Dayton, Ohio

– Glacier defeated Hardbody Harrison
– Jacques Rougeau & Carl Ouelette (w/ Col. Rob Parker) defeated Joe Gomez & The Renegade
– Meng & The Barbarian defeated Robert Gibson & Scotty Riggs
– Kevin Sullivan defeated KC Sunshine
– Dean Malenko defeated Billy Kidman
– Jeff Jarrett defeated Big Bubba (w/ Jimmy Hart)
– Eddie Guerrero defeated Dave Taylor
– Arn Anderson defeated Jim Powers (w/ Teddy Long)
– Chris Benoit defeated Lord Steven Regal in a WCW US Championship Tournament Quarter Finals match
– Lex Luger defeated Rocco Rock (w/ Johnny Grunge)
– Sting vs. Rick Steiner (w/ Scott Steiner) ended in a no contest

ECW Hardcore TV: December 2, 1998
in Fort Lauderdale, Florida

– Rob Van Dam (c) defeated Mike Lozansky
– The Dudleys (Big Dick Dudley, Buh Buh Ray Dudley & D-Von Dudley) defeated Balls Mahoney, Hack Myers & Masato Tanaka (3:33)
– Sabu defeated Roadkill

WCW Thunder: December 2, 1999
at the Landon Arena in Topeka, Kansas

– Norman Smiley (c) defeated The Wall in a WCW Hardcore Title Match
– Kaz Hayashi defeated The Maestro
– Buzzkill defeated Chavo Guerrero Jr.
– Steve Williams (w / Oklahoma) defeated Silver King, Villano IV & Villano V in a Three On One Handicap Match
– Chris Benoit vs. Jushin Thunder Liger – No Contest
– Meng defeated Buff Bagwell
– Evan Karagias & Madusa defeated Jeff Jarrett & Mona in a Mixed Tag Team Match
– Dean Malenko & Perry Saturn (w / Asya & Shane Douglas) defeated Disco Inferno & Lash LeRoux
– The Total Package defeated Sid Vicious in a WCW World Heavyweight Title # 1 Contender Match

WWF Smackdown: December 2, 1999
at the Arrowhead Pond in Anaheim, California

– Viscera defeated Kane by Count Out
– The Dudley Boyz (Bubba Ray & D-Von Dudley) defeated Christian & Edge
– D-Lo Brown defeated The British Bulldog (c) (w/ Joey Abs, Pete Gas and Rodney) by DQ in a WWF European Championship Match
– Chris Jericho defeated Mankind
– Kurt Angle & Steve Blackman defeated The Headbangers (Mosh & Thrasher)
– Phatu Rikishi (w/ Grand Master Sexay & Scotty 2 Hotty) defeated Crash Holly (w/ Hardcore Holly) in a Special Challenge Match
– The Rock defeated Al Snow
– The Big Show & The Hardy Boyz (Matt & Jeff Hardy) (w/ Terri Runnels) defeated D-Generation X (Mr. Ass, The Road Dogg & X-Pac)

WWF Jakked: December 2, 2000
at the Hilton Coliseum in Ames, Iowa

– Dark Match: Joey Abs defeated Pete Gas
– Dark Match: Don Mitchell defeated Scotty Stafa
– The Dudley Boyz (Buh Buh Ray Dudley & D-Von Dudley) defeated Funaki & Just Joe
– Tazz defeated Essa Rios
– Raven defeated Justin Rocheluau
– Al Snow defeated Rodney

WWF Rebellion: December 2, 2000
at the Sheffield Arena in Sheffield, England

– The Dudley Boyz (Bubba Ray and D-Von) defeated Edge and Christian and T & A (Test and Albert) (w/ Trish Stratus) in a Elimination Tables match
– Ivory (c) (w/ Steven Richards) defeated Lita to retain the WWF Women’s Championship
– Steve Blackman (c) defeated Perry Saturn (w/ Terri Runnels) to retain the WWF Hardcore Championship
– Crash Holly defeated William Regal (c) to win the WWF European Championship (WATCH HERE)
– Chyna and Billy Gunn defeated Dean Malenko and Eddie Guerrero
– Kane defeated Chris Jericho
– Bull Buchanan and The Goodfather (c) defeated The Hardy Boyz (Matt and Jeff Hardy) to retain the WWF Tag Team Championship
– The Undertaker defeated Chris Benoit
– Kurt Angle (c) defeated Rikishi, “Stone Cold” Steve Austin and The Rock in a Fatal Four-Way match to retain the WWF Championship (WATCH HERE)

WWF Heat: December 2, 2001
in Wichita, Kansas

– Dark match: Brock Lesnar defeated Randy Orton
– Dark match: Ron Waterman defeated Rico Costantino
– Test defeated Spike Dudley
– Bradshaw defeated Chuck Palumbo
– Tajiri (w/ Torrie Wilson) defeated Funaki
– Billy Gunn defeated Faarooq by DQ

WWE Monday Night RAW: December 2, 2002
at the Frank Erwin Center in Austin, Texas

– The Dudley Boyz (Bubba Ray Dudley & D-Von Dudley) defeated The Three-Minute Warning (Jamal & Rosey) (w/ Rico)
– Trish Stratus defeated Ivory
– Lance Storm & William Regal defeated Jeff Hardy & Tommy Dreamer
– Batista (w/ Ric Flair) defeated The Hurricane
– Booker T vs. Chris Jericho ended in a no contest
– Chris Jericho & Christian (c) defeated Booker T & Goldust to retain the World Tag Team Championship
– Jacqueline defeated Victoria in a Grudge Match
– Triple H (w/ Ric Flair) defeated Rob Van Dam in a World Heavyweight Title # 1 Contendership No Match (With special referee: Shawn Michaels)

WWE Friday Night Smackdown: December 2, 2004
at the Richmond Coliseum in Richmond, Virginia

– Rey Mysterio, Rob Van Dam & Torrie Wilson defeated Hiroko, Kenzo Suzuki & Rene Dupree
– Charlie Haas (w/ Miss Jackie) vs. Jesus (w/ Carlito Caribbean Cool) ended in a no contest
– The Basham Brothers (Danny Basham & Doug Basham) (w/ John Bradshaw Layfield & Orlando Jordan) defeated Booker T & Eddie Guerrero
– Kurt Angle defeated Sebastian in a Kurt Angle Invitational Match
– The Undertaker defeated John Bradshaw Layfield & Orlando Jordan by DQ in a Two On One Handicap Match

TNA Xplosion: December 2, 2005
in Orlando, Florida at the Universal Studios

– Lance Hoyt & The Naturals (Andy Douglas & Chase Stevens) defeated The Diamonds In The Rough (David Young, Elix Skipper & Simon Diamond)

WWE Heat: December 2, 2005
at the Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, Ohio

– Val Venis & Viscera defeated Brad Bradley & Jaymin Olivers
– Tajiri defeated Lance Cade
– Chavo Guerrero defeated Rob Conway

WWE Friday Night Smackdown: December 2, 2005
at the U.S. Bank Arena in Cincinnati, Ohio

– The Mexicools (Psicosis & Super Crazy) (w/ Juventud) defeated Brian Kendrick & Paul London and Funaki & Scotty 2 Hotty and Nunzio & Vito and The Dicks (Chad Dick & James Dick) and The Legion of Doom (Heidenreich & Road Warrior Animal) in a WWE Tag Team Title # 1 Contendership Battle Royal
– Chris Benoit defeated William Regal
– Randy Orton (w/ Bob Orton, Jr.) defeated Matt Hardy
– The Boogeyman defeated Simon Dean
– Bobby Lashley defeated Sylvan
– Kane & The Big Show defeated John Bradshaw Layfield & Rey Mysterio (w/ Jillian Hall)

WWE Heat: December 2, 2006
at the Mellon Arena in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

– Charlie Haas defeated Val Venis
– Lance Cade & Trevor Murdoch defeated The Highlanders (Robbie McAllister & Rory McAllister)
– Snitsky defeated Shawn Reynolds
– Super Crazy defeated Rob Conway

TNA Turning Point: December 2, 2007
at the TNA Impact! Zone in Orlando, Florida

– Johnny Devine and Team 3D (Brother Ray and Brother Devon) defeated Jay Lethal and The Motor City Machineguns (Chris Sabin and Alex Shelley) in a Tables match
– Velvet-Love Entertainment (Angelina Love and Velvet Sky) defeated ODB and Roxxi Laveaux
– Eric Young defeated James Storm (with Jackie Moore)
– Scott Steiner, Senshi, B.G. James, and Petey Williams won a Feast or Fired (WATCH FULL MATCH HERE)
– Gail Kim (c) defeated Awesome Kong by disqualification to retain the TNA Women’s World Championship
– Abyss and Raven defeated Black Reign and Relik in a Match of 10,000 Tacks
– Kaz and Booker T (with Sharmell) defeated Christian Cage and Robert Roode (with Ms. Brooks)
– Samoa Joe, Kevin Nash, and Eric Young defeated The Angle Alliance (Kurt Angle, A.J. Styles and Tomko) (with Karen Angle) (WATCH FULL MATCH HERE)

ECW on Sci-Fi: December 2, 2008

– Jack Swagger defeated Ricky Ortiz
– DJ Gabriel (w/ Alicia Fox) defeated Josh Daniels
– ECW Heavyweight Champion, Matt Hardy defeated Montel Vontavious Porter

NJPW Circuit ’09 New Japan Alive – Day 9
Osaka Prefectural Gymnasium #2, Osaka, Osaka

– Mitsuhide Hirasawa & Super Strong Machine defeated Kazuchika Okada & Tiger Mask IV
– Koji Kanemoto & Nobuo Yoshihashi defeated Gedo & Jado
– Prince Devitt & Ryusuke Taguchi defeated AKIRA & Jushin Thunder Liger
– Manabu Nakanishi & Takao Omori & Togi Makabe defeated Giant Bernard & Karl Anderson & Takashi Iizuka by (DQ) in a 6-Person Tag
– Masato Tanaka & TAJIRI & Tomohiro Ishii defeated Hirooki Goto & Hiroshi Tanahashi & Masahiro Chono on a 6-Person Tag
– Wataru Inoue & Yuji Nagata defeated Shinsuke Nakamura & Toru Yano

WWE Superstars: December 2, 2010
at Scope Arena in Norfolk, Virginia

– William Regal defeated Darren Young
– David Hart Smith defeated Tyson Kidd
– Tyler Reks defeated Trent Baretta

NJPW Circuit ’10 New Japan Alive – Day 11
Fukuyama Big Rose, Fukuyama, Hiroshima

– Tomoaki Honma defeated Hiromu Takahashi
– Jushin Thunder Liger & Koji Kanemoto & Prince Devitt & Ryusuke Taguchi defeated Davey Richards & Jado & Tetsuya Naito & Yujiro Takahashi in a 8-Person Tag Match
– Giant Bernard & Karl Anderson & Tama Tonga defeated King Fale & Wataru Inoue & Yuji Nagata in a 6-Person Tag Match
– Hirooki Goto & Tiger Mask IV defeated Takashi Iizuka & Tomohiro Ishii
– Satoshi Kojim defeated Gedo
– Masato Tanaka & Shinsuke Nakamura & Toru Yano defeated Hiroshi Tanahashi & Manabu Nakanishi & Togi Makabe

TNA iMPACT!: December 2, 2010
in the TNA Impact Zone in Orlando, Florida

– Dark Match: Stevie Richards defeated Jamin Olivencia
– Ink Inc. (Jesse Neal & Shannon Moore) defeated Beer Money Inc. (James Storm & Robert Roode) and Generation Me (Jeremy Buck & Max Buck) and The Motor City Machine Guns (Alex Shelley & Chris Sabin)
– Douglas Williams defeated Kazarian (WATCH HERE)
– Sarita defeated Angelina Love and Madison Rayne in a Three Way Match (WATCH HERE)
– Matt Morgan defeated Rhino
– Abyss & Jeff Jarrett vs. D’Angelo Dinero & Samoa Joe ended in a no contest

Vanessa Kraven vs. “Cowboy” Giant Tiger – BattleWar: November 2, 2012

WWE Monday Night RAW: December 2, 2013
at theChesapeake Energy Arena in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

– Damien Sandow defeated Dolph Ziggler in a Intercontinental Championship #1 Contender Match
– Natalya & The Bella Twins (Brie Bella & Nikki Bella) defeated Summer Rae, Tamina, & AJ Lee
– Daniel Bryan defeated Erick Rowan (w/ Luke Harper) (WATCH HERE)
– R-Truth & Xavier Woods defeated Brodus Clay & Tensai (w/ The Funkadactyls (Cameron & Naomi) (WATCH HERE)
– Sin Cara defeated Alberto Del Rio (WATCH HERE)
– The Shield (Dean Ambrose, Roman Reigns, & Seth Rollins) defeated Cody Rhodes, Goldust, & Big Show (WATCH HERE)
– RybAxel (Curtis Axel & Ryback) defeated Kofi Kingston & The Miz (WATCH HERE)
– Mark Henry defeated Fandango (w/ Summer Rae) (WATCH HERE)
– The Real Americans (Antonio Cesaro & Jack Swagger) (w/ Zeb Colter) defeated The Prime Time Players (Darren Young & Titus O’Neil) (WATCH HERE)

WWE in 5 – Week of December 2, 2013

NXT Champion, Adrian Neville interview, discussing his match against Sami Zayn at NXT TakeOver: R Evolution: December 2, 2014

WWE Main Event: December 2, 2014
at the Chesapeake Energy Arena in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

– Jack Swagger defeated Titus O’Neil by submission
– Gold & Stardust defeated Adam Rose & The Bunny (WATCH HERE)
– Fandango (w/ Rosa Mendes) defeated R-Truth (WATCH HERE)
– Jimmy Uso (w/ Jey Uso) defeated The Miz (w/ Damien Mizdow) (WATCH HERE)

TNA iMPACT!: December 2, 2015
in the Universal Studios in Orlando, Florida

– Ethan Carter III (w/ Tyrus) defeated DJ Z in a TNA World Heavyweight Title Series Last Sixteen Round Match (WATCH HERE)
– Tigre Uno defeated Gail Kim in a TNA World Heavyweight Title Series Last Sixteen Round Match (WATCH HERE)
– Davey Richards defeated Bram in a TNA World Heavyweight Title Series Last Sixteen Round Match (WATCH HERE)
– Mahabali Shera defeated Eli Drake in a TNA World Heavyweight Title Series Last Sixteen Round Match (WATCH HERE)
– Matt Hardy defeated Bobby Roode in a TNA World Heavyweight Title Series Last Sixteen Round Match (WATCH HERE)
– Jessie Godderz defeated Awesome Kong in a TNA World Heavyweight Title Series Last Sixteen Round Match (WATCH HERE)
– Eric Young defeated Kenny King in a TNA World Heavyweight Title Series Last Sixteen Round Match (WATCH HERE)
– Lashley defeated Drew Galloway in a TNA World Heavyweight Title Series Last Sixteen Round Match (WATCH HERE)

WWE NXT: December 2, 2015
at the Full Sail University in Winter Park, Florida

– Baron Corbin defeated Tye Dillinger
– Nia Jax defeated Blue Pants (WATCH HERE)
– James Storm defeated Adam Rose
– Chad Gable & Jason Jordan defeated The Vaudevillains (Aiden English & Simon Gotch)
– Emma defeated Liv Morgan by submission (WATCH HERE)
– Samoa Joe defeated Tommaso Ciampa by submission (WATCH HERE)

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