Today In History (12/06): Bobby Heenan Gets Fired, Capital Carnage PPV, Lita Vs Trish Stratus


- Nick Bockwinkel (December 6, 1934 November 14, 2015)


- Jerry Tuite aka The Wall (December 27, 1966 December 6, 2003)


NWA: December 6, 1953
in the Civic Auditorium in Honolulu, Hawaii

- Lou Thesz (c) defeated Rikidozan to retain the NWA World Heavyweight Championship

AWA: December 6, 1960
in Minneapolis, Minnesota

- Bob Geigel defeated Guy Hill
- Jim Hady vs. Roy McClarity ended in a Draw
- Hard Boiled Haggerty & Lenny Montana (c) defeated Joe Scarpello & Nick Roberts in a AWA World Tag Team Title Match
- Gene Kiniski vs. Wilbur Snyder ended in a No Contest

WWWF in MSG: December 6, 1971
at Madison Square Garden in New York City, New York

- Manuel Soto defeated Mike Monroe
- Farmer Jerome & Sonny Boy Hayes defeated Little Brutus & Sky Low Low (2:0) in a Best Two Out Of Three Falls Tag Team Match
- Chief Jay Strongbow vs. Stan Stasiak ended in a Time Limit Draw
- Victor Rivera defeated Jimmy Valiant
- The Fabulous Kangaroos (Al Costello & Don Kent) vs. The Rugged Russians (Igor & Ivan) ended in a Time Limit Draw in a Best Two Out Of Three Falls Tag Team Match
- Karl Gotch & Rene Goulet defeated Luke Graham & Tarzan Tyler (c) (2:0) in a Best Two Out Of Three Falls Match to win the WWWF Tag Team Championship
- Pedro Morales (c) defeated Freddie Blassie in a Roman Gladiator Match to retain the WWWF Heavyweight Championship

WWF Superstars of Wrestling: December 6, 1986
at the Joyce Athletic & Convocation Center in South Bend, Indiana

- Randy Savage (w/ Miss Elizabeth) (c) defeated SD Jones to retain the WWF Intercontinental Championship
- Koko B. Ware defeated Bobby Colt
- Adrian Adonis (w/ Jimmy Hart) defeated Paul Roma
- Hercules Hernandez (w/ Bobby Heenan) defeated Jose Luis Rivera
- Kamala (w/ Kim Chee & The Wizard) defeated Salvatore Bellomo
- Billy Jack Haynes & The Rougeau Brothers (Jacques Rougeau & Raymond Rougeau) defeated Dino Bravo & The Dream Team (Brutus Beefcake & Greg Valentine) (w/ Johnny V) ended in a Double DQ

WWF Wrestling Challenge: December 6, 1987
at the Omaha Civic Auditorium in Omaha, Nebraska

- Rick Rude defeated Omar Atlas
- Jake Roberts defeated Barry Horowitz
- King Harley Race defeated Jerry Allen
- Don Muraco defeated Pete Sanchez
- The Hart Foundation (Bret Hart & Jim Neidhart) (w/ Jimmy Hart) defeated Scott Casey & Sivi Afi

WWF Wrestling Challenge: December 6, 1992
at the Louisville Gardens in Louisville, Kentucky

- Crush defeated Brian Costello
- The Headshrinkers (Fatu & Samu) (w/ Afa) defeated Dan Robbins & John Larz
- Virgil defeated Mike Kramer
- Marty Jannetty defeated Louie Spicolli
- Rick Martel defeated Gary Jackson

WWF Monday Night RAW: December 6, 1993
at the Westchester County Center in White Plains, New York

- Shawn Michaels defeated The 1-2-3 Kid by DQ
- The Quebecers (Jacques & Pierre) (w/ Johnny Polo) defeated Mike Walsh and Bert Centano
- Doink (w/ Dink) defeated Tony DeVito
- Crush defeated Tony Roy

ECW Hardcore TV: December 6, 1994
in the Viking Hall in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

- Ron Simmons & Too Cold Scorpio defeated Brian Pillman & Shane Douglas (w/ Sherri Martel)

WCW Saturday Night: December 6, 1997
in Toledo, Ohio

- Chavo Guerrero Jr. defeated Rick Fuller
- Chris Jericho defeated Brad Armstrong
- Yuji Nagata (w/ Sonny Onoo) defeated La Parka
- Disco Inferno defeated Scott D'Amore
- The Public Enemy (Johnny Grunge & Rocco Rock) defeated Los Villanos (Villano IV & Villano V)
- Juventud Guerrera defeated Lizmark Jr.
- The Steiner Brothers (Rick Steiner & Scott Steiner) defeated Disorderly Conduct (Mean Mike & Tough Tom)
- Chris Benoit defeated Bobby Blaze
- Scott Hall defeated Ray Traylor

WWF Shotgun Saturday Night: December 6, 1997
at the Roanoke Civic Center in Roanoke, Virginia

- Dark Match: Jesus Castillo defeated Sean Morley
- Dark Tag Team Match: Los Boricuas (Miguel Perez,Jr. & Savio Vega) defeated The Headhunters (Headhunter A & Headhunter B)
- Dark Match: Mark Henry defeated The Sultan
- Ken Shamrock defeated Mark Kyle
- Dude Love defeated Marc Mero by DQ
- The Legion Of Doom (Road Warrior Animal & Road Warrior Hawk) defeated Frank Parker & Roger Hill
- Aguila & Brian Christopher defeated Flash Flanagan & Taka Michinoku

ECW Hardcore TV: December 6, 1997
in the ECW Arena in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

- Rob Van Dam defeated Al Snow
- Mikey Whipwreck defeated Spike Dudley

WWF Heat: December 6, 1998
at the 1st Mariner Arena in Baltimore, Maryland

- Duane Gill (c) (w/ Al Snow, Hardcore Holly, and Scorpio) defeated Taka Michinoku (w/ Wally Yamaguchi, Dick Togo, Mens Teioh, and Sho Funaki) in a WWF Light Heavyweight Championship Match
- Legion of Doom (Animal & Droz) defeated Too Much (Brian Christopher & Scott Taylor)
- The Corporation (The Rock, Ken Shamrock, and Big Bossman) defeated The Brood (Edge, Christian, and Gangrel) in a Six-Man Tag Team Match
- Jeff Jarrett (w/ Debra McMichael) defeated Mark Henry (w/ D'Lo Brown)
- The Oddities (Kurrgan & Luna Vachon) fought Babu and Tiger Ali Singh to a double count out
- Mankind defeated The Undertaker

WWF Capital Carnage: December 6, 1998
at the London Arena in London, England

- Droz defeated Mosh
- Gangrel defeated Al Snow
- The Headbangers (Mosh and Thrasher) defeated The Legion of Doom (Droz and Animal)
- Val Venis defeated Goldust
- Tiger Ali Singh defeated Edge
- Sable and Christian defeated Jacqueline and Marc Mero in a Mixed tag team match
- Ken Shamrock (c) defeated Steve Blackman for the WWF Intercontinental Championship
- Triple H (with Chyna) defeated Jeff Jarrett (with Debra)
- The New Age Outlaws (Road Dogg and Billy Gunn) (c) defeated D'Lo Brown and Mark Henry for the WWF Tag Team Championship
- The Rock (c) defeated X-Pac by disqualification for the WWF Championship
- Steve Austin defeated Kane, Mankind and The Undertaker in a Fatal Four-Way match with Gerald Brisco as special guest referee

WCW Monday Nitro: December 6, 1999
in the Milwaukee Arena in Milwaukee, Wisconsin

- Norman Smiley (c) vs. Rhonda Singh in a WCW Hardcore Title Match
- Jushin Thunder Liger defeated Psychosis (c) in a IWGP Junior Heavyweight Title Match
- Madusa defeated Evan Karagias and Mona in a WCW World Cruiserweight Title # 1 Contender No. Three Way Match
- Oklahoma & Steve Williams defeated Jerry Only and Vampiro
- Bret Hart (c) defeated The Total Package in a WCW World Heavyweight Title Match
- Asya vs. Midnight - No Contest
- Roddy Piper defeated Creative Control (Gerald and Patrick) in a Two On One Handicap I Quit Match
- Meng defeated Dustin Rhodes via DQ
- Larry Zbyszko defeated Curt Hennig (w / Shane) in a Career Vs. Career match
- Chris Benoit vs. Kevin Nash (w / Scott Hall) ended in No Contest
- Jerry Flynn defeated The Maestro
- Sting (w / Miss Elizabeth) defeated Scott Hall (w / Kevin Nash) in a Non-Title Match
- Sid Vicious defeated Diamond Dallas Page by DQ
- Goldberg defeated Jeff Jarrett

WWF Monday Night RAW: December 6, 1999
at the Worcester Centrum in Worcester, Massachusetts

- Too Cool (Grandmaster Sexay & Scotty 2 Hotty) (w/ Rikishi Phatu) defeated The New Age Outlaws (Mr. Ass & The Road Dogg) by disqualification
- Kurt Angle & Steve Blackman defeated The Hardy Boyz (Jeff Hardy & Matt Hardy)
- D-Lo Brown vs. Val Venis ended in a no contest in a WWF European Title Match Contendership No # 1
- The Godfather (w/ Hos) defeated Prince Albert
- Phatu Rikishi (w/ Grand Master Sexay & Scotty 2 Hotty) defeated Hardcore Holly (w/ Crash Holly)
- Triple H & X-Pac defeated Kane & Test (w/ Tori)
- The Big Show (c) defeated Viscera to retain the WWF Championship
- Al Snow and Chris Jericho vs. The Rock 'n' Sock Connection (Mankind & The Rock) ended in a no contest

WCW Thunder: December 6, 2000
at the Pershing Auditorium in Lincoln, Nebraska

- Mark Jindrak & Sean O'Haire defeated Evan Karagias & Jamie Knoble
- Bam Bam Bigelow vs. Sgt. A-WOL ended in No Contest in a WCW Hardcore Title #1 Contendership Match
- The Cat & The Jung Dragons (Kaz Hayashi & Yang) (w/ Leia Meow & Ms. Jones) defeated Team Canada (Elix Skipper, Jim Duggan & Lance Storm) (w/ Major Gunns) in a Six Man Tag Team Match
- Chavo Guerrero Jr. defeated Mike Sanders (c)
- Buff Bagwell defeated Alex Wright (w/ Disqo)
- Brian Adams (w/ Bryan Clarke) defeated Big Vito
- Goldberg defeated The Franchise

WWF Smackdown: December 6, 2001
at the Allstate Arena in Chicago, Illinois

- Edge, Kane & The Big Show defeated The Dudley Boyz (Bubba Ray Dudley & D-Von Dudley) & William Regal (w/ Stacy Keibler)
- Rob Van Dam (c) defeated Matt Hardy to retain the WWF Hardcore Championship
- Christian & Test defeated Albert & Scotty 2 Hotty
- Crash defeated Jacqueline
- The Undertaker defeated Bradshaw
- Steve Austin & The Rock defeated Chris Jericho & Kurt Angle

TNA Xplosion: December 6, 2003
in Nashville, Tennessee at the Tennessee State Fairgrounds

- Sonjay Dutt defeated Brian Gamble
- Lo-Ki defeated Jonny Storm
- Shark Boy defeated Delirious

WWE Velocity: December 6, 2003
at the HP Pavilion At San Jose in San Jose, California

- Akio defeated Sho Funaki
- Brian Kendrick and Paul London defeated Kanyon and Chad Kollyer
- Orlando Jones defeated Greg Groothuis
- Bradshaw defeated Rhyno

WWE Monday Night RAW: December 6, 2004
at the Cricket Arena in Charlotte, North Carolina

- Eugene (w/ William Regal) defeated Maven by DQ
- Simon Dean defeated The Hurricane
- Shelton Benjamin (c) defeated Captain Charisma to retain the WWE Intercontinental Championship
- Chris Benoit & Chris Jericho defeated Batista & Triple H (w/ Ric Flair) by DQ
- Lita defeated Trish Stratus (c) to win the WWE Women's Championship

ECW on Sci-Fi: December 6, 2007
at the Florence Civic Center in Florence, South Carolina

- WWE Smackdown! Tag Team Champions John Morrison & Mike Mizanin defeated Brett Major & Brian Major
- Balls Mahoney & Kelly Kelly defeated Kenny Dykstra & Victoria
- Shelton Benjamin defeated Jimmy Wang Yang
- Kevin Thorn defeated Jeff Lewis
- ECW World Champion, CM Punk defeated Mark Henry (w/ Matt Striker & Big Daddy V) via disqualification in a non-title match

TNA iMPACT!: December 6, 2007
in the TNA Impact Zone in Orlando, Florida

- The Latin American Exchange (Hernandez & Homicide) defeated Black Reign & Rellik
- ODB defeated Gail Kim in a Non Title Match
- Christopher Daniels defeated Senshi in a Feast or Fired Briefcase Match w/ Elix Skipper as Special Referee
- Team 3D (Brother Devon and Brother Ray) & Johnny Devine defeated The Motor City Machine Guns (Alex Shelley & Chris Sabin) & Jay Lethal in a Six Man Tag Team Ladder Match
- Booker T, Eric Young, Kaz, Kevin Nash & Samoa Joe defeated The Angle Alliance (AJ Styles, Christian Cage, Kurt Angle, Robert Roode & Tomko) in a Ten Man Tag Team Match

WWE Monday Night RAW: December 6, 2010
at the KFC YUM! Center in Louisville, Kentucky

- Dark Match: Percy Watson defeated Primo
- Brie Bella & Daniel Bryan (w/ Nikki Bella) defeated Maryse & Ted DiBiase (WATCH HERE)
- Tyson Kidd (w/ Jackson Andrews) defeated David Hart Smith (WATCH HERE)
- Santino Marella & Vladimir Kozlov defeated Heath Slater & Justin Gabriel (c), and Mark Henry & Yoshi Tatsu and The Usos (Jey & Jimmy Uso) (w/ Tamina) in a Fatal Four Way Elimination Match to win the WWE Tag Team Championship (WATCH HERE)
- Natalya defeated Melina (WATCH HERE)
- Randy Orton defeated Alex Riley (w/ The Miz) by DQ
- Dark Match: The Miz (c) defeated Randy Orton & Wade Barrett in a Triple Threat Match to retain the WWE Championship

Ring of Honor Wrestling: December 6, 2010
at the The Arena, formally the home of Extreme Championship Wrestling

- Eddie Edwards (c) defeated Colt Cabana in a ROH World Television Title Match
- El Generico defeated Bobby Shields
- Davey Richards defeated Erick Stevens (w/ Prince Nana)

TNA Xplosion: December 6, 2011
in Orlando, Florida at the Universal Studios

- Samoa Joe defeated Douglas Williams in a Maximum Impact Tournament First Round Match

TNA iMPACT!: December 6, 2012
in the TNA Impact Zone in Orlando, Florida

- Devon defeated Samoa Joe (c) to win the TNA Television Championship (WATCH HERE)
- Chavo Guerrero & Hernandez defeated Robbie E & Robbie T (WATCH HERE)
- Kurt Angle defeated DOC by DQ (WATCH HERE)
- Kenny King defeated Kid Kash and Zema Ion in a TNAW X-Division Title #1 Contendership Triple Threat Match (WATCH HERE)
- AJ Styles, James Storm & Jeff Hardy defeated Bobby Roode, Christopher Daniels & Kazarian (WATCH HERE)

WWE Superstars: December 6, 2013
at the Chesapeake Energy Arena in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

- Kaitlyn defeated Aksana
- The Usos (Jey Uso & Jimmy Uso) defeated 3MB (Drew McIntyre & Jinder Mahal) (WATCH HERE)

WWE Friday Night Smackdown: December 6, 2013
at the BOK Center in Tulsa, Oklahoma

- Dark Match: Justin Gabriel defeated Tyson Kidd
- Big E. Langston defeated Fandango (w/ Summer Rae) (WATCH HERE)
- RybAxel (Curtis Axel & Ryback) defeated Rhodes Brothers (Cody Rhodes & Goldust) (WATCH HERE)
- CM Punk defeated Dean Ambrose (WATCH HERE)
- Natalya defeated Tamina Snuka (WATCH HERE)
- Show & Mysterio (Rey Mysterio & The Big Show) defeated The Real Americans (Antonio Cesaro & Jack Swagger) (w/ Zeb Colter)
- Randy Orton defeated Daniel Bryan (WATCH HERE)

Ring of Honor Wrestling: December 6, 2014
at the William J. Myers Pavilion in Baltimore, Maryland

- Caprice Coleman, Tadarius Thomas & Will Ferrara defeated The Decade (Adam Page, BJ Whitmer & Roderick Strong)
- Michael Elgin defeated Tommaso Ciampa by Referee decision in a ROH World Championship Match
- Adam Cole defeated Matt Sydal
- reDRagon (Bobby Fish & Kyle O'Reilly) defeated Time Splitters (Alex Shelley & KUSHIDA) (c) to win the IWGP Junior Heavyweight Tag Team Championship
- Adam Cole defeated Adam Page and Hanson and Matt Sydal and Roderick Strong and Tommaso Ciampa in a Survival Of The Fittest 2014 Final Six Man Mayhem Match

Young Bucks vs. Arik Cannon & Darin Corbin - DreamWave Wrestling: December 6, 2014

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