Today In History (12/13): Starrcade '83, Super J Cup '95, Rock Bottom, Booker T Vs Steve Austin


- Michael Elgin (born December 13, 1986) turns 30

- The Junkyard Dog (December 13, 1952 June 2, 1998)


WWWF in MSG: December 13, 1965
at Madison Square Garden in New York City, New York

- Lord Littlebrook & Rollie The Hawk defeated Fuzzy Cupid & Sky Low Low
- Angelo Savoldi defeated Gino Brito
- Miguel Perez defeated The Magnificent Maurice
- Chief Big Heart defeated Smasher Sloan
- Baron Mikel Scicluna defeated Waldo von Erich
- Bruno Sammartino & Johnny Valentine defeated The Miller Brothers (Bill Miller & Dan Miller)

WWF Superstars of Wrestling: December 13, 1986
at the Joyce Athletic & Convocation Center in South Bend, Indiana

- Hillbilly Jim, Pedro Morales & Tito Santana defeated Barry O, Moondog Spot & The Raider
- Adrian Adonis (w/ Jimmy Hart) defeated Mario Mancini
- The Can-Am Connection (Rick Martel & Tom Zenk) defeated Iron Mike Sharpe & Jimmy Jack Funk
- Kamala (w/ Kim Chee & The Wizard) defeated Jack Kruger
- Jake Roberts defeated Dick Slater
- Dark match: Hulk Hogan (c) defeated Paul Orndorff by DQ to retain the WWF Championship

WWF Wrestling Challenge: December 13, 1987
at the Omaha Civic Auditorium in Omaha, Nebraska

- Bam Bam Bigelow (w/ Oliver Humperdink) defeated Brian Costello
- The Bolsheviks (Boris Zhukov & Nikolai Volkoff) (w/ Slick) defeated Brady Boone & Jim Evans
- Danny Davis (w/ Jimmy Hart) defeated Sam Houston by Count Out
- Strike Force (Rick Martel & Tito Santana) defeated Dusty Wolfe & Steve Lombardi
- Dino Bravo (w/ Frenchy Martin) defeated Lanny Poffo
- Koko B. Ware & The Junkyard Dog defeated Barry Horowitz & Terry Gibbs
- Dark match: Rick Rude defeated Jake Roberts by Count Out
- Dark match: Sensational Sherri (c) defeated Debbie Combs to retain the WWF Women's Championship
- Dark match: Don Muraco defeated Butch Reed (w/ Slick) by Count Out
- Dark match: Demolition (Ax & Smash) defeated Billy Jack Haynes & Ken Patera
- Dark match: Ted DiBiase defeated Hulk Hogan (c) by Count Out in a WWF Championship Match

AWA SuperClash III: December 13, 1988
at the UIC Pavilion in Chicago, Illinois

- Chavo Guerrero, Hector Guerrero & Mando Guerrero defeated Cactus Jack & The Rock 'n' Roll RPM's (Mike Davis & Tommy Lane)
- Eric Embry defeated Jeff Jarrett (c) to win the World Class World Light Heavyweight Championship
- Jimmy Valiant defeated Wayne Bloom
- Iceman King Parsons (c) defeated Brickhouse Brown to retain the World Class Texas Heavyweight Championship
- Badd Company (Pat Tanaka & Paul Diamond) & Madusa Miceli (w/ Diamond Dallas Page) defeated The Top Guns (Derrick Dukes & Ricky Rice) & Wendi Richter
- Greg Gagne defeated Ronnie Garvin (c) by countout to win the AWA International Television Championship
- The Syrian Terrorist defeated Bambi and Brandi Mae and Laurie Lynn and Luna Vachon and Malibu and Nina and Peggy Lee Leather and Pocahontas in a Street Fight Lingerie Battle Royal
- Sgt. Slaughter defeated Col. DeBeers in a boot camp match
- The Samoan Swat Team (Fatu & Samu) (w/ Buddy Roberts) (c) defeated Michael Hayes & Steve Cox to retain the World Class World Tag Team Championship
- Wahoo McDaniel defeated Manny Fernandez in an Indian Strap Match
- Jerry Lawler (AWA World Heavyweight Champion) (c) defeated Kerry Von Erich (WCWA World Heavyweight Champion) (c) by referee's decision to unify the championships
- The Rock 'n' Roll Express (Ricky Morton & Robert Gibson) vs. the Stud Stable (Jimmy Golden & Robert Fuller) ended in a Double Count Out

NWA Starrcade: December 13, 1989
at The Omni in Atlanta, Georgia

- The Steiner Brothers (Rick and Scott) defeated Doom (Ron Simmons and Butch Reed) (w/ Woman and Nitron) by countout
- Lex Luger defeated Sting
- The Road Warriors (Hawk and Animal) (w/ Paul Ellering) defeated Doom (w/ Woman and Nitron)
- Ric Flair (w/ Ole and Arn Anderson) defeated The Great Muta (w/ Gary Hart)
- The Steiner Brothers defeated the Road Warriors (w/ Paul Ellering)
- Sting defeated The Great Muta (w/ Gary Hart)
- The New Wild Samoans (Samoan Savage and Fatu) (w/ The Big Kahuna) defeated Doom (w/ Woman and Nitron)
- Lex Luger and Ric Flair fought to a time-limit draw
- The New Wild Samoans (w/ The Big Kahuna) defeated The Steiner Brothers by disqualification
- Lex Luger defeated The Great Muta (w/ Gary Hart) by disqualification
- The Road Warriors (w/ Paul Ellering) defeated The New Wild Samoans (w/ The Big Kahuna)
- Sting defeated Ric Flair

WWF Wrestling Challenge: December 13, 1992
at the Erie Civic Center in Erie, Pennsylvania

- Yokozuna (w/ Mr. Fuji) defeated Chris Allen
- The Beverly Brothers (Beau Beverly & Blake Beverly) defeated Bill Koby & Red Tyler
- Tatanka defeated Laverne McGill
- Kamala (w/ Harvey Wippleman & Kim Chee) defeated Bill Baker
- Bob Backlund defeated Barry Hardy
- Shawn Michaels (c) defeated Kerry Davis to retain the WWF Intercontinental Championship

WWF Monday Night RAW: December 13, 1993
at the Mid-Hudson Civic Center in Poughkeepsie, New York

- Randy Savage defeated Fatu (w/ Afa)
- The Smoking Gunns (Bart Gunn & Billy Gunn) defeated Jim Massenger and Steve Smyth
- Irwin R. Schyster defeated Todd Mata
- The Undertaker (w/ Paul Bearer) defeated J.S. Storm
- Rick Martel defeated Tim McNeany
- Bret Hart defeated The Brooklyn Brawler

WAR Super J Cup: December 13, 1995
New Sumo Hall - Ryogoku Kokugikan, Tokyo, Tokyo

- Gran Naniwa defeated Damian 666
- Shinjiro Otani defeated Masaaki Mochizuki
- Ultimo Dragon defeated Sho Funaki
- Gedo defeated Masayoshi Motegi
- Dos Caras defeated El Samurai
- Lionheart defeated Hanzo Nakajima
- Jushin Thunder Liger defeated Gran Naniwa
- Ultimo Dragon defeated Shinjiro Otani
- Gedo defeated Dos Caras
- Wild Pegasus defeated Lionheart
- Jushin Thunder Liger defeated Ultimo Dragon
- Gedo defeated Wild Pegasus
- Rey Misterio, Jr. defeated Psicosis
- Jushin Thunder Liger defeated Gedo

WCW Saturday Night: December 13, 1997
at Erie Civic Center in Erie, Pennsylvania

- Mortis (w/ James Vandenburg) defeated Ernest Miller
- Steve McMichael defeated Mark Starr
- Louie Spicolli defeated Chavo Guerrero Jr.
- Yuji Nagata (w/ Sonny Onoo) defeated Prince Iaukea
- Chris Benoit defeated Fit Finlay
- The Faces of Fear (Meng & The Barbarian) defeated Harlem Heat (Booker T & Stevie Ray)
- Chris Adams defeated Rick Fuller
- Scotty Riggs defeated Bobby Eaton
- Dean Malenko defeated Juventud Guerrera
- Ray Traylor defeated Curt Hennig (c) by DQ in a WCW United States Championship Match

ECW Hardcore TV: December 13, 1997
in the ECW Arena in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

- The Dudley Boyz (Buh Buh Ray Dudley & D-Von Dudley) defeated New Jack & Spike Dudley
- Mikey Whipwreck defeated Justin Credible
- Stevie Richards defeated Chris Chetti
- Chris Candido & Lance Storm defeated Doug Furnas & Philip LaFon (c) and Axl Rotten & Balls Mahoney to win the ECW World Tag Team Championship

WWF In Your House 26 - Rock Bottom: December 13, 1998
at General Motors Place in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

- Sunday Night Heat: Gillberg (c) defeated Matt Hardy to retain the WWF Light Heavyweight Championship
- Sunday Night Heat: Kevin Quinn defeated Brian Christopher
- Sunday Night Heat: Triple H defeated Droz
- Sunday Night Heat: The New Age Outlaws (Road Dogg and Billy Gunn) defeated The Acolytes (Faarooq and Bradshaw) by disqualification (2:00)
- D-Lo Brown & Mark Henry defeated The Godfather & Val Venis
- The Headbangers (Mosh & Thrasher) defeated The Oddities (Golga & Kurrgan)
- Steve Blackman defeated Owen Hart by countout
- The Brood (Christian, Edge & Gangrel) defeated The JOB Squad (Al Snow, Bob Holly & Scorpio)
- Goldust defeated Jeff Jarrett (w/ Debra) by DQ in a Striptease Match
- The New Age Outlaws (Billy Gunn & Road Dogg) (c) defeated Ken Shamrock & The Big Bossman (w/ Shawn Michaels) to retain the WWF World Tag Team Championship
- Mankind defeated The Rock (w/ Shane McMahon & Vince McMahon) (c) by knockout in a WWF World Heavyweight Championship Match
- Steve Austin defeated The Undertaker (w/ Paul Bearer) in a Buried Alive Match

WCW Monday Nitro: December 13, 1999
in the New Orleans Arena in New Orleans, Louisiana

- TAFKA Prince Iaukea (w / Paisley) defeated The Maestro (w / Symphony)
- Nitro Girl Spice defeated Madusa
- Buff Bagwell defeated Curt Hennig
- Jeff Jarrett defeated Chris Benoit in a Bunkhouse Brawl match
- Meng vs. Tank Abbott in a No Holds Barred Match ended via Double Count Out
- Asya, Dean Malenko & Perry Saturn (w / Shane Douglas) defeated Harlem Heat (Booker T & Stevie Ray) in a Three On Two Handicap Match
- Sid Vicious (w / Seth) defeated Steve Williams (w / Oklahoma) in a Suplex Vs. Powerbomb Challenge Match
- David Flair & The Total Package defeated Diamond Dallas Page & Sting
- Chris Kanyon defeated Bam Bam Bigelow
- Lash LeRoux (w / Disco Inferno) defeated Big Vito (w / Johnny The Bull) in a Body Bag Match
- Paul Orndorff defeated Creative Control (Gerald and Patrick) in a Two On One Handicap Match
- Roddy Piper defeated Curt Hennig by Count Out in a Chair Match
- The Outsiders (Kevin Nash & Scott Hall) defeated Bret Hart & Goldberg (c) to win the WCW World Tag Team Titles

WWF Monday Night RAW: December 13, 1999
at the Ice Palace in Tampa, Florida

- Chris Jericho defeated X-Pac by DQ
- Mark Henry defeated The Godfather (w/ Ho)
- The Rock 'n' Sock Connection (Mankind & The Rock) defeated The Dudley Boyz (Buh Buh Ray Dudley & D-Von Dudley)
- The Kat (c) defeated Tori to retain the WWF Women's Championship in a Chocolate Pool Match
- The Acolytes (Bradshaw & Faarooq) defeated The Mean Street Posse (Joey Abs, Pete Gas and Rodney) in a No Disqualification Three On Two Handicap Match
- Christian & Edge defeated The Hardy Boyz (Jeff Hardy & Matt Hardy) (w/ Terri Runnels) in a Steel Cage match
- Mr. Ass & The Road Dogg defeated Kane in a Triple Threat Match
- The Big Show (c) defeated Prince Albert & The Big Bossman to retain the WWF Championship in a Two On One Handicap Match
- Test & Triple H vs. The New Age Outlaws (Mr. Ass & The Road Dogg) ended in a no contest

WCW Thunder: December 13, 2000
at the CenturyTel Center in Bossier City, Louisiana

- Evan Karagias & Jamie Noble defeated Yang & Kaz Hayashi and Shane Helms & Shannon Moore
- Chuck Palumbo & Shawn Stasiak defeated Chavo Guerrero Jr. in a handicap match
- Ernest Miller defeated Jim Duggan
- Lex Luger defeated Dewayne Bruce
- Kronik defeated Big Vito & Reno
- Diamond Dallas Page defeated Mike Sanders via disqualification
- WCW World Champion, Scott Steiner defeated Meng

WWF Friday Night Smackdown: December 13, 2001
at the Centennial Garden Arena in Bakersfield, California

- Edge & Rikishi defeated Kurt Angle & William Regal
- Tajiri (w/ Torrie Wilson) (c) defeated Crash to retain the WWF Cruiserweight Championship
- Jeff Hardy (w/ Lita) defeated Test by DQ
- Kane defeated Lance Storm
- Albert, Scotty 2 Hotty & Tazz defeated Christian & The Dudley Boyz (Bubba Ray Dudley & D-Von Dudley) (w/ Stacy Keibler)
- Bradshaw defeated Matt Hardy
- Rob Van Dam & The Rock defeated Chris Jericho & The Undertaker

TNA Xplosion: December 13, 2003
in Nashville, Tennessee at the Tennessee State Fairgrounds

- Elix Skipper defeated Brian Gamble
- Shark Boy defeated David Young
- Sonjay Dutt defeated John McChesney
- Johnny Swinger & Simon Diamond defeated J-Rocc & Jason Porcaro

WWE Velocity: December 13, 2003
at the San Diego Sports Arena in San Diego, California

- Ultimo Dragon defeated Tony Salantri
- Nunzio amd Chuck Palumbo defeated Brian Kendrick and Paul London
- Orlando Jordan defeated Kanyon
- Yoshihiro Tajiri (c) defeated Billy Kidman to retain the WWE Cruiserweight Championship

WWF Monday Night RAW: December 13, 2004
at the Von Braun Center in Huntsville, Alabama

- Randy Orton defeated Edge
- Triple H & Batista (w/ Ric Flair) defeated Chris Benoit & Chris Jericho
- Maven, Christian & Tyson Tomko defeated Shelton Benjamin, Eugene & William Regal

TNA iMPACT!: December 13, 2007
in the TNA Impact Zone in Orlando, Florida

- Scott Steiner defeated BG James and Christopher Daniels and Petey Williams in a Feast Or Fired Briefcase Four Way Match
- Kaz defeated Rellik
- Angelina Love & Velvet Sky defeated Jackie Moore & Ms. Brooks
- Booker T (w/ Sharmell) defeated Chris Harris
- Jay Lethal defeated Johnny Devine in a Lumberjack Match
- Kurt Angle & Robert Roode (w/ Karen Angle) defeated Christian Cage in a Two On One Handicap Match

WWE TLC: December 13, 2009
at the AT&T Center in San Antonio, Texa

- Dark: R-Truth defeated CM Punk
- Christian defeated Shelton Benjamin to retain the ECW Championship in a Ladder Match (WATCH HERE)
- Drew McIntyre defeated John Morrison to win the Intercontinental Championship
- Michelle McCool with (Layla) defeated Mickie James to retain the Women's Championship
- Sheamus defeated John Cena to win the WWE Championship in a Tables Match (WATCH HERE)
- The Undertaker defeated Batista to retain the WWE World Heavyweight Championship in a Chair Match (WATCH PROMO HERE)
- Randy Orton defeated Kofi Kingston
- D-Generation X (Shawn Michaels & Triple H) defeated Chris Jericho & The Big Show to win the WWE Unified Tag Team Championships in a TLC (Tables, Ladders & Chairs) match (WATCH FULL MATCH HERE)

Ring of Honor Wrestling: December 13, 2010
at the The Arena, formally the home of Extreme Championship Wrestling

- Daizee Haze defeated Taeler Hendrix
- Kevin Steen defeated Kory Chavis
- Roderick Strong (w/ Truth Martini) defeated Austin Aries in a Non Title Match

WWE Monday Night RAW: December 13, 2010 (Slammy Awads)
at the New Orleans Arena in New Orleans, Louisiana

- The Big Show defeated Wade Barrett by Countout
- Kofi Kingston & Daniel Bryan (w/ Brie & Nikki Bella) defeated Dolph Ziggler (w/ Vickie Guerrero) & Ted DiBiase (w/ Maryse)
- "Dashing" Cody Rhodes defeated Mark Henry
- The Miz (w/ Alex Riley) defeated Rey Mysterio
- John Morrison vs. Sheamus ended in a double DQ
- Michelle McCool won a 15-Diva Battle Royal to win the 2010 Diva of the Year award
- Edge defeated Jack Swagger
- Randy Orton defeated Alex Riley & David Arquette in a Handicap Match
- John Cena defeated David Otunga (WATCH HERE)

TNA Xplosion: December 13, 2011
in Orlando, Florida at the Universal Studios

- Devon defeated Robbie T in Maximum Impact Tournament First Round Match

TNA iMPACT!: December 13, 2012
in the TNA Impact Zone in Orlando, Florida

- Velvet Sky defeated Madison Rayne
- Garett Bischoff & Wes Brisco (w/ Kurt Angle) defeated Robbie E & Robbie T
- James Storm & Jeff Hardy defeated ??? & DOC
- Bully Ray defeated Jesse
- Kenny King defeated Rob Van Dam

WWE Superstars: December 13, 2013
at the Moda Center in Portland, Oregon

- Kaitlyn defeated Aksana (WATCH HERE)
- Los Matadores (Diego & Fernando) (w/ El Torito) defeated 3MB (Drew McIntyre, Heath Slater & Jinder Mahal (WATCH HERE)

WWE Friday Night Smackdown: December 13, 2013
at the Moda Center in Portland, Oregon

- Daniel Bryan defeated Erick Rowan (w/ Bray Wyatt & Luke Harper) by DQ (WATCH HERE)
- The Real Americans (Antonio Cesaro & Jack Swagger) (w/ Zeb Colter) defeated Rhodes Brothers (Cody Rhodes & Goldust) (WATCH HERE)
- Mark Henry defeated Damien Sandow by Count Out (WATCH HERE)
- Kofi Kingston vs. Alberto Del Rio (WATCH HERE)
- AJ & Tamina (AJ Lee & Tamina Snuka) defeated The Bella Twins (Brie Bella & Nikki Bella) (WATCH HERE)
- The Shield (Roman Reigns & Seth Rollins) (w/ Dean Ambrose) defeated The Usos (Jey Uso & Jimmy Uso) (WATCH HERE)
- The Big Show (w/ Rey Mysterio) defeated Ryback (w/ Curtis Axel)
- Dark Match: John Cena defeated Randy Orton by DQ

Ring of Honor Wrestling: December 13, 2014
at the William J. Myers Pavilion in Baltimore, Maryland

- The Briscoes (Jay Briscoe & Mark Briscoe) defeated J. Diesel & Jay Lethal (w/ Truth Martini) in a Tag Wars 2014 Semi Final Match
- The Addiction (Christopher Daniels & Frankie Kazarian) defeated The Decade (BJ Whitmer & Jimmy Jacobs) in a Tag Wars 2014 Semi Final Match
- ACH & Matt Sydal defeated The Young Bucks (Matt Jackson & Nick Jackson) in a Tag Wars 2014 Semi Final Match

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