Today In History (12/05): Trial Of Eric Bischoff, Kevin Nash Vs Santino Marella, Final Resolution

- Larry Zbyszko (born December 5, 1951) turns 65

- Dynamite Kid (born 5 December 1958) turns 58

- JT Dunn (born December 5, 1989) turns 27

- Hack Meyers (December 7, 1973 December 5, 2015) died from brain surgery complications.


WWWF Championship Wrestling: December 5, 1978
at the Agriculture Hall in Allentown, Pennsylvania

- Greg Valentine (w/ The Grand Wizard) defeated Steve King
- Ivan Putski defeated The Great Sabu
- The Valiant Brothers (Jimmy Valiant & Johnny Valiant) (w/ Captain Lou Albano) defeated Frank Williams & SD Jones
- Ivan Koloff defeated Tony Russo
- Larry Zbyszko & Tony Garea defeated Johnny Rodz & Sylvano Sousa

WWF Superstars of Wrestling: December 5, 1987
at the Veterans Memorial Auditorium in Des Moines, Iowa

- Strike Force (Rick Martel & Tito Santana) defeated Los Conquistadores (Conquistador Dos & Conquistador Uno)
- Ted DiBiase (w/ Virgil) defeated Omar Atlas
- Bam Bam Bigelow (w/ Sir Oliver Humperdink) defeated Dave Wagner
- Dino Bravo (w/ Frenchy Martin) defeated Sivi Afi
- The British Bulldogs (Davey Boy Smith & The Dynamite Kid) defeated Barry Horowitz & Steve Lombardi
- Butch Reed (w/ Slick) defeated Outback Jack

Smoky Mountain Wrestling: December 5, 1992

- Dixie Dynamite defeated Robbie Eagle
- Kevin Sullivan vs. The Mongolian Stomper ended in a Double DQ
- Tim Horner defeated Dirty White Boy
- The Rock 'n' Roll Express (Ricky Morton & Robert Gibson) & Brian Matthews defeated The Heavenly Bodies (Stan Lane & Tom Prichard) & Jim Cornette
- Tracy Smothers won a 12 Man Battle Royal

WWF Superstars of Wrestling: December 5, 1992
at the Hullman Center in Terre Haute, Indiana

- High Energy (Koko B. Ware & Owen Hart) defeated Barry Horowitz & WT Jones
- Yokozuna (w/ Mr. Fuji) defeated Mike Morgan
- Max Moon defeated Brian Costello
- Kamala (w/ Harvey Wippleman & Kim Chee) defeated Buck Zumhofe
- Jim Duggan defeated Dale Wolfe
- Tatanka defeated Louie Spicolli
- Shawn Michaels (c) defeated John Paul to retain the WWF Intercontinental Championship

WWF Monday Night RAW: December 5, 1994
at the Mid-Hudson Civic Center in Poughkeepsie, New York

- Jeff Jarrett (w/ The Roadie) defeated Davey Boy Smith by countout
- The 1-2-3 Kid defeated Barry Horowitz
- Kwang defeated Scott Taylor
- Well Dunn (Steven Dunn & Timothy Well) defeated The Bushwhackers (Butch & Luke)

ECW Hardcore TV: December 5, 1995
in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

- Terry Funk & Tommy Dreamer defeated Cactus Jack & Raven

WCW Saturday Night: December 5, 1998

- Glacier defeated Barry Horowitz
- Chip Minton defeated Chris Adams
- Disco Inferno defeated Silver King
- Barry Darsow defeated Tokyo Magnum
- Chris Benoit & Dean Malenko defeated The Armstrongs (Scott Armstrong & Steve Armstrong)
- Scott Putski defeated Bobby Blaze
- Meng defeated Buddy Lee Parker
- Kanyon defeated Kaz Hayashi
- Scott Steiner defeated Lash LeRoux
- Scott Hall defeated Booker T

WWF Heat: December 5, 1999
at the Arrowhead Pond in Anaheim, California

- Val Venis defeated Prince Albert
- Taka Michinoku defeated Mark Henry
- The Big Bossman (c) defeated The Godfather to retain the WWF Hardcore Championship
- The Acolytes (Bradshaw & Faarooq) vs. The Mean Street Posse (Joey Abs, Pete Gas & Rodney) in a Three On Two Handicap Match

WWE Smackdown: December 5, 2002
at the American Airlines Center in Dallas, Texas

- Albert defeated Rey Mysterio
- Crash defeated Jamie Noble
- Bill DeMott defeated Funaki
- Billy Kidman (c) defeated Chavo Guerrero in a WWE Cruiserweight Title Match
- Kurt Angle defeated Chris Benoit and Eddie Guerrero and Edge in a WWE Heavyweight Title No # 1 Contendership Fatal Four Way Elimination Match

WWE Heat: December 5, 2004
at the 1st Mariner Arena in Baltimore, Maryland

- Shelton Benjamin defeated Steven Richards
- Val Venis defeated Viscera
- Gene Snitsky defeated Danny Morrison
- Christian & Tyson Tomko defeated Rhyno & Tajiri

WWE Monday Night RAW: December 5, 2005
at the North Charleston Coliseum in North Charleston, South Carolina

- Kane & The Big Show (c) defeated Snitsky & Tyson Tomko and The Heart Throbs (Antonio & Romeo) and Val Venis & Viscera in a Fatal Four Way Match to retain the World Tag Team Championship
- Victoria (w/ Candice Michelle & Torrie Wilson) defeated Mickie James (w/ Trish Stratus)
- Chavo Guerrero defeated Lance Cade
- Triple H defeated Tajiri
- Carlito & Kurt Angle defeated Shawn Michaels & Shelton Benjamin

ECW on Sci-Fi: December 5, 2006

- CM Punk & Rob Van Dam defeated Hardcore Holly & Test by DQ
- Tommy Dreamer defeated Daivari (w/ The Great Khali)
- Kelly Kelly defeated Ariel
- Bobby Lashley (c) defeated The Big Show to retain the ECW World Championship

WWE Friday Night Smackdown: December 5, 2008
at the Times Union Center in Albany, New York

- Edge defeated Kung Fu Naki
- Maria defeated Michelle McCool
- Hurricane Helms defeated Montel Vontavious Porter
- John Morrison & The Miz defeated Curt Hawkins & Zack Ryder and Jeff Hardy & Triple H in a Tag Team Gauntlet Match
- Matt Hardy defeated Chavo Guerrero by DQ
- The Undertaker defeated The Big Show

NJPW Circuit '10 New Japan Alive - Day 13
Akashi Municipal Industrial Exchange Center, Akashi, Hyogo

- Gedo defeated Hiromu Takahashi
- Takashi Iizuka defeated King Fale
- Davey Richards & Tetsuya Naito & Tomohiro Ishii & Yujiro Takahashi defeated Manabu Nakanishi & Prince Devitt & Ryusuke Taguchi & Tiger Mask IV in a 8-Person Tag
- Super Strong Machine & Wataru Inoue & Yuji Nagata defeated Giant Bernard & Karl Anderson & Tama Tonga in a 6-Person Tag (WATCH FULL MATCH HERE)
- Masato Tanaka & Shinsuke Nakamura defeated Togi Makabe & Tomoaki Honma (WATCH FULL MATCH HERE)
- Satoshi Kojima defeated Toru Yano (WATCH FULL MATCH HERE)
- Hirooki Goto & Jushin Thunder Liger defeated Hiroshi Hase & Koji Kanemoto (WATCH FULL MATCH HERE)

TNA Final Resolution: December 5, 2010
at the TNA Impact! Zone in Orlando, Florida

- Beer Money, Inc. (James Storm and Robert Roode) defeated Ink Inc. (Jesse Neal and Shannon Moore) to become the No. 1 Contenders for the TNA World Tag Team Championship
- Tara defeated Mickie James in a Falls Count Anywhere match
- Robbie E (c) defeated Jay Lethal by disqualification for the TNA X Division Championship with Cookie suspended above the ring in shark cage
- Rob Van Dam defeated Rhino in a First Blood match
- Douglas Williams defeated A.J. Styles (c) to win the TNA Television Championship
- The Motor City Machineguns (Alex Shelley and Chris Sabin) (c) defeated Generation Me (Max and Jeremy Buck) in a Full Metal Mayhem Tag Team match to retain the TNA World Tag Team Championship
- Abyss defeated D'Angelo Dinero in a Casket match
- Jeff Jarrett defeated Samoa Joe in a Submission match
- Jeff Hardy (c) defeated Matt Morgan with Special referee Mr. Anderson in a No Disqualification match to retain the TNA World Heavyweight Championship

WWE Monday Night RAW: December 5, 2011
at St. Pete Times Forum in Tampa, Florida

- The Usos (Jey Uso & Jimmy Uso) defeated JTG & Tyler Reks
- The Miz defeated Randy Orton by Count Out
- Alberto Del Rio (w/ Ricardo Rodriguez) defeated Daniel Bryan
- Eve Torres & Kelly Kelly (w/ Alicia Fox) defeated Pin Up Strong (Beth Phoenix & Natalya)
- John Cena defeated Zack Ryder
- Zack Ryder defeated Mark Henry
- Kevin Nash defeated Santino Marella
- Sheamus defeated Dolph Ziggler (w/ Vickie Guerrero)
- Dark Match: Dolph Ziggler defeated ??? and Big E. Langston and Damien Sandow and Dean Ambrose and Husky Harris and Richie Steamboat and Seth Rollins and Skip Sheffield in a WWE Heavyweight Title #1 Contendership 41 Man Battle Royal
- Dark Match: CM Punk (c) defeated Dolph Ziggler to retain the WWE Championship

WWE Main Event: December 5, 2012
at the North Charleston Coliseum in North Charleston, South Carolina

- Antonio Cesaro vs. Kofi Kingston ended in a no contest (WATCH HERE)
- Kofi Kingston & R-Truth defeated Antonio Cesaro and Wade Barrett (WATCH HERE)

WWE NXT: December 5, 2012
at the Full Sail University in Winter Park, Florida

- Antonio Cesaro defeated Michael McGillicutty
- Bo Dallas defeated Axl Keegan
- Corey Graves defeated Yoshi Tatsu
- Roman Reigns defeated Gavin Reid
- Tyson Kidd defeated Leo Kruger

TNA iMPACT!: December 5, 2013
in the TNA Impact Zone in Orlando, Florida

- Jeff Hardy defeated Bobby Roode in a TNA World Heavyweight Title Tournament Semi Final Tables Match (WATCH HERE)
- Ethan Carter III defeated Earl Hebner (WATCH HERE)
- The BroMans (Jessie Godderz & Robbie E) (w/ Zema Ion) defeated Gunner & James Storm by DQ in a Non Title Tag Team Match (WATCH HERE)
- Gail Kim (w/ Lei'D Tapa) defeated Cherry Bomb in a Non Title Match (WATCH HERE)
- Magnus defeated Kurt Angle in a TNA World Heavyweight Title Tournament Semi Final Last Man Standing Match (WATCH HERE)

WWE Friday Night Smackdown: December 5, 2014
at the Chesapeake Energy Arena in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

- Dolph Ziggler defeated Luke Harper (c) via DQ in a WWE Intercontinental Championship Match (WATCH HERE)
- A New Day (Xavier Woods & Kofi Kingston) (w/ Big E) defeated Tyson Kidd and Cesaro (w/ Natalya) (WATCH HERE)
- Dean Ambrose vs Rusev went to a No Contest when it was supposed to happen but never started. (WATCH HERE)
- The Miz (w/ Damien Mizdow) defeated Jey Uso (w/ Jimmy Uso) (WATCH HERE)
- Naomi defeated Brie Bella (w/ Nikki Bella) (WATCH HERE)
- Ryback & Erick Rowan defeated Seth Rollins & Big Show (w/ Kane & J&J Security) (WATCH HERE)

Ring of Honor Wrestling: December 5, 2015
at the Tennessee State Fairgrounds in Nashville, Tennessee

- Dark Match: Veda Scott defeated Heidi Lovelace
- reDRagon (Bobby Fish & Kyle O'Reilly) defeated Silas Young & The Beer City Bruiser (w/ Brandon Tate & Brent Tate)
- Roderick Strong (c) defeated Samson Walker to retain the ROH World Television Championship
- The Young Bucks (Matt Jackson & Nick Jackson) defeated The Briscoes (Jay Briscoe & Mark Briscoe)

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