Today In History (12/14): Butcher Vachon & Ophelia Wedding, Jeff Hardy Wins WWE Title, Roman Reigns

- Johnny Jeter (born December 14, 1981) turns 35

- Brain Damage (December 14, 1977 October 18, 2012)
WATCH: Brain Damage & Deranged vs. Mitch Page & Rollin Hard


AWA: December 14, 1960
in Duluth, Minnesota

- Floyd Ude defeated Larry Hennig
- Hard Boiled Haggerty & Lenny Montana (c) defeated Joe Scarpello & Roy McClarity in a AWA World Tag Team Title Match
- Gene Kiniski (c) defeated Nick Roberts in a AWA United States Heavweight Title Match

WWWF in MSG: December 14, 1964
at Madison Square Garden in New York City, New York

- Steve Stanlee defeated Kenny Ackles
- Don McClarity defeated Luke Graham
- Bill Watts defeated The Golden Terror by DQ
- Smasher Sloan & Waldo von Erich defeated Miguel Perez & Pedro Morales
- Haystacks Calhoun defeated Gorilla Monsoon by DQ
- Dr. Jerry Graham & Luke Graham defeated Bobo Brazil & Jim Hady
- Bruno Sammartino (c) defeated Gene Kiniski to retain the WWWF Heavyweight Championship

WWF Tuesday Night Titans: December 14, 1984

WWF Wrestling Challenge: December 14, 1986
at the Metro Center in Rockford, Illinois

- Randy Savage (w/ Miss Elizabeth) (c) defeated Mario Mancini to retain the WWF Intercontinental Championship
- The American Express (Danny Spivey & Mike Rotundo) defeated Bobby Colt & Steve Lombardi
- King Harley Race (w/ Bobby Heenan) defeated Paul Roma
- Butch Reed (w/ Slick) defeated Lanny Poffo
- Adrian Adonis (w/ Jimmy Hart) defeated SD Jones by DQ
- Sika (w/ The Wizard) defeated Bob Boyer
- Dark match: Hulk Hogan (c) defeated Paul Orndorff by DQ to retain the WWF World Championship

WWF Superstars of Wrestling: December 14, 1991
at the New Haven Coliseum in New Haven, Connecticut

- The Bushwhackers (Butch & Luke) (w/ Jamison) defeated Barry Hardy & Brian Donahue
- Jake Roberts defeated Russ Greenberg
- Virgil defeated Von Krus
- The Natural Disasters (Earthquake & Typhoon) defeated Bill Pierce & Kevin Drake
- El Matador defeated Chris Duffy

ECW Hardcore TV: December 14, 1993
in the Viking Hall in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

- Dark Match: The Lumberjack defeated Don E. Allen
- Sal Bellomo defeated Don E. Allen
- Kevin Sullivan & The Tazmaniac defeated Shane Douglas & Tommy Dreamer (c) to win the ECW World Tag Team Championship
- The Sandman defeated Tony Stetson
- Chad Austin vs. Mr. Hughes ended in a no contest

WCW Saturday Night: December 14, 1996
at the Georgia Mountains Center in Gainesville, Georgia

- Dean Malenko (c) defeated Billy Kidman to retain the WCW World Cruiserweight Championship
- Joe Gomez & The Renegade defeated High Voltage (Kenny Kaos & Robbie Rage)
- Jeff Jarrett defeated Larry Santo
- Diamond Dallas Page defeated Rex King
- Ice-Train defeated Luther Biggs
- The Faces Of Fear (Meng & The Barbarian) defeated Road Block & Ron Studd
- Lord Steven Regal (c) defeated Hugh Morrus to retain the WCW World Television Championship
- The Giant defeated KC Sunshine
- Jim Duggan defeated Squire David Taylor

WWF Monday Night RAW: December 14, 1998
at The Tacoma Dome in Tacoma, Washington

- Val Venis and The Godfather defeated The Brood (Edge & Christian) (w/ Gangrel)
- Goldust defeated The Blue Blazer via Disqualification
- Mark Henry and D-Lo Brown (w/ Terri Runnels and Jackie) defeated Al Snow and Bob Holly
- Ken Shamrock and The Big Boss Man (w/ Shawn Michaels) defeated Road Dogg And Billy Gunn (c) to win the WWF Tag Team Championship
- Jeff Jarrett (w/ Debra) defeated Steve Blackman in a Guitar on the pole match
- Kane vs. Mankind ended in a no contest
- The Rock (w/ Shawn Michaels) (c) defeated Triple H (w/ Chyna) to retain the WWF Championship
- Dark Match: The Rock (c) defeated Ken Shamrock and Mankind and The Big Bossman in a Fatal Four Way Match to retain the WWF Championship

WCW Monday Nitro: December 14, 1998
in the Ice Palace in Tampa, Florida

- Raven vs. Scott Putski ended in a No Contest
- Eddie Guerrero vs. Villano V ended in a No Contest
- Wrath defeated Al Greene
- Kidman (c) defeated Rey Mysterio Jr. by DQ to retain the WCW World Cruiserweight Championship
- Barry Windham defeated Emory Hale
- Norman Smiley defeated Perry Saturn
- Konnan (c) defeated Stevie Ray (w/ Booker T) to retain the WCW World Television Championship (3:07)
- Scott Hall defeated Horace by DQ

WWF Smackdown: December 14, 2000
at Alltel Arena in Little Rock, Arkansas

- Christian & Edge defeated The Dudley Boyz (Buh Buh Ray Dudley & D-Von Dudley)
- Ivory (c) defeated Lita in a WWF World Women's Title Match
- Val Venis (w/ Ivory) defeated Billy Gunn by DQ
- The Undertaker defeated Raven in a Hardcore Match
- The Hardy Boyz (Jeff Hardy & Matt Hardy) defeated Chris Benoit & Perry Saturn (w/ Terri Runnels)
- Dean Malenko defeated Chris Jericho
- Steve Austin & The Rock defeated Kurt Angle & William Regal

TNA Xplosion: December 14, 2002
in Nashville, Tennessee at the Tennessee State Fairgrounds

- Jorge Estrada defeated Dr. Heresy
- AJ Styles (w/ Mortimer Plumtree) defeated Kid Krazy

WWE Velocity: December 14, 2002
at the Philips Arena in Atlanta, Georgia

- Matt Hardy defeated Shawn Evans.
- Chuck Palumbo defeated Johnny Slaughter.
- Sho Funaki defeated Tony Mamaluke.
- Cruiserweight Champion, Billy Kidman defeated Chavo Guerrero

WWE Heat: December 14, 2003
at the TD Waterhouse Center in Orlando, Florida

- Rico (w/ Miss Jackie) defeated Jon Heidenreich

WWE Armageddon: December 14, 2003
at the TD Waterhouse Centre in Orlando, Florida

- Sunday Night Heat: Rico (w/ Miss Jackie) defeated Heidenreich
- Booker T defeated Mark Henry (w/ Theodore Long)
- Randy Orton (w/ Ric Flair) defeated Rob Van Dam (c) to win the WWE Intercontinental Championship (with Mick Foley as special guest referee)
- Chris Jericho and Christian defeated Trish Stratus and Lita in an Intergender tag team match
- Shawn Michaels defeated Batista (w/ Ric Flair)
- Evolution (Ric Flair and Batista) last eliminated The Dudley Boyz (Bubba Ray and D-Von) (c) to win a Tag Team Turmoil match for the World Tag Team Championship
- Molly Holly (c) defeated Ivory for the WWE Women's Championship
- Triple H defeated Goldberg (c) and Kane in a Triple Threat match to win the World Heavyweight Championship (WATCH HERE)

WWE Friday Night Smackdown: December 15, 2006
at the TD Banknorth Garden in Boston, Massachusetts

- Brian Kendrick, Jimmy Wang Yang & Paul London (w/ Ashley) defeated Dave Taylor, Gregory Helms & William Regal
- Matt Hardy defeated Joey Mercury
- Kane & The Undertaker vs. Montel Vontavious Porter & Mr. Kennedy ended in a double count out
- Chavo Guerrero (w/ Vickie Guerrero) defeated Funaki
- Vito defeated Sylvain Grenier
- John Cena defeated Finlay

TNA iMPACT!: December 14, 2006
in the TNA Impact Zone in Orlando, Florida

- Abyss (w/ James Mitchell) defeated Ron Killings
- Petey Williams defeated Christopher Daniels
- Latin American Exchange (Homicide and Hernandez) (c) defeated America's Most Wanted (Chris Harris and James Storm) (w/ Gail Kim) to retain the NWA World Tag Team Championship

WWE Friday Night Smackdown: December 14, 2007
at the TD Banknorth Garden in Boston, Massachusetts

- Dark Match: Kofi Kingston defeated Steve Corino
- Edge defeated Funaki
- Layla & Victoria (w/ Kenny Dykstra) defeated Kelly Kelly & Michelle McCool
- Rey Mysterio defeated Kenny Dykstra
- Batista defeated Kane in a Last Man Standing Match
- Festus (w/ Jesse) defeated The Miz (w/ John Morrison)
- Hornswoggle (w/ Finlay) vs. The Great Khali (w/ Ranjin Singh) ended in a No Contest
- The Undertaker defeated Big Daddy V (w/ Matt Striker) & Mark Henry in a Two On One Handicap Match

WWE Armageddon: December 14, 2008
at the HSBC Arena in Buffalo, New York

- Dark Match: World Tag Team Champions John Morrison and The Miz defeated Jesse and Festus
- Vladimir Kozlov defeated Matt Hardy
- CM Punk defeated Rey Mysterio in the Intercontinental Title Tournament Final # 1 Contendership Match
- Finlay defeated Mark Henry (w/ Tony Atlas) in a Belfast Brawl
- Batista defeated Randy Orton (w/ Cody Rhodes and Manu)
- Michelle McCool, Mickie James, Kelly Kelly and Maria defeated Maryse, Jillian, Victoria and Natalya in an 8 Diva Santa's Little Helper Tag Match (WATCH HERE)
- John Cena (c) defeated Chris Jericho to retain the World Heavyweight Championship
- Jeff Hardy defeated Edge (c) and Triple H in a Triple Threat Match to win the WWE Championship (WATCH PROMO HERE)

Ring of Honor Wrestling: December 14, 2009
at the The Arena, formally the home of Extreme Championship Wrestling

- Delirious defeated Kenny King in a Pick Six Challenge match
- Lance Lude defeated Steve Corino via forfeit
- Erick Stevens defeated Robbie Marcel
- Tyler Black defeated Sonjay Dutt in a Pick Six Challenge match

WWE Monday Night RAW: December 14, 2009 (Slammy Awards)
at The American Bank Center in Corpus Christi, Texas

- Christian, The Great Khali & Kane defeated The Ruthless Roundtable (William Regal, Vladimir Kozlov & Ezekiel Jackson)
- Kofi Kingston defeated Cody Rhodes by DQ
- The Legacy (Cody Rhodes & Ted DiBiase) defeated Kofi Kingston & Evan Bourne
- John Cena defeated CM Punk in a "Superstar of the year" tournament (1st Semi Final)
- Randy Orton defeated The Undertaker by countout in a "Superstar of the year" tournament (2nd Semi Final)
- Jerishow (Chris Jericho & Big Show) defeated Unified WWE Tag Team Championship D-Generation X (Shawn Michaels & Triple H) by DQ
- John Morrison, Yoshi Tatsu & Mark Henry defeated The Miz, Zack Ryder & Drew McIntyre
- Mickie James, Melina, Maria, Brie, Nikki, Kelly Kelly, Gail Kim defeated Michelle McCool, Layla, Rosa, Natalya, Maryse, Alicia Fox, Beth Phoenix in a Fourteen Man Tag Team Match
- John Cena defeated Randy Orton in a "Superstar of the year" tournament (Final)

WWE NXT: December 14, 2010
at the Cajundome in Lafayette, Louisiana.

- Brodus Clay & Ted DiBiase (w/ Maryse) defeated Byron Saxton & Chris Masters
- Alberto Del Rio (w/ Conor O'Brien) defeated Derrick Bateman (w/ Daniel Bryan )

WWE NXT: December 14, 2011
at the RBC Center in Raleigh, North Carolina

- Trent & Yoshi (Trent Barreta & Yoshi Tatsu) defeated MCM (Curt Hawkins & Tyler Reks)
- Jey Uso defeated JTG (w/ Tamina)
- Johnny Curtis defeated Percy Watson

WWE Superstars: December 14, 2012
at the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey

- Drew McIntyre & Jinder Mahal defeated Justin Gabriel and Tyson Kidd (WATCH HERE)
- Brodus Clay defeated Michael McGillicutty (WATCH HERE)

WWE Friday Night Smackdown: December 14, 2012
at the Webster Bank Arena at Harbor Yard in Bridgeport, Connecticut

- Booker T weighs in on Big Show's attempt to have the World Title Chairs Match called off against Sheamus at WWE TLC (WATCH HERE)
- The Big Show defeated R-Truth (WATCH HERE)
- Team Rhodes Scholars (Damien Sandow & Cody Rhodes) defeated The Uso Brothers (Jimmy & Jay Uso) (WATCH HERE)
- Kaitlyn defeated Aksana (WATCH HERE)
- Tyson Kidd, Justin Gabriel, Great Khali & Hornswoggle defeated Primo, Epico & The Prime Time Players (WATCH HERE)
- Kofi Kingston defeated Alberto Del Rio (WATCH HERE)
- Antonio Cesaro defeated Sheamus by countout (WATCH HERE)
- Dark match: Sheamus defeated The Big Show by DQ

Kimber Lee vs. Christina Von Eerie - Combat Zone Wrestling: December 14, 2013

Ring of Honor Wrestling: December 14, 2013
at the Ohio Expo Center in Columbus, Ohio

- Silas Young defeated Tadarius Thomas
- Adam Cole defeated ACH in a Proving Ground Match
- reDRagon (Bobby Fish & Kyle O'Reilly) (c) defeated C&C Wrestle Factory (Caprice Coleman & Cedric Alexander) to retain the ROH World Tag Team Championship

WWE TLC: December 14, 2014
at the Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, Ohio

- Kick-Off: The New Day (Kofi Kingston and Big E) (w/ Xavier Woods) defeated Gold & Stardust (WATCH HERE)
- Dolph Ziggler defeated Luke Harper (c) in a Ladder Match to win the WWE Intercontinental Championship
- The Usos (Jimmy & Jey Uso) defeated The Miz & Damien Mizdow (c) by disqualification in a WWE Tag Team Championship Match
- Big Show defeated Erick Rowan in a Steel Stairs Match
- John Cena defeated Seth Rollins (w/ Jamie Noble & Joey Mercury) in a Tables Match
(If Cena lost, he would no longer be the #1 Contender for the WWE World Heavyweight Championship.)
- Nikki Bella (c) (w/ Brie Bella) defeated AJ Lee to retain the WWE Divas Championship
- Ryback defeated Kane in a Chairs Match
- Rusev (c) (w/ Lana) defeated Jack Swagger to retain the WWE United States Championship
- Bray Wyatt defeated Dean Ambrose in a Tables, Ladders, and Chairs Match

WWE Monday Night RAW: December 14, 2015
at Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

- Dolph Ziggler defeated Dean Ambrose by DQ (WATCH HERE)
- Bo Dallas vs. R-Truth ended in a no contest (WATCH HERE)
- Alberto Del Rio & Rusev (w/ Lana) defeated Ryback & Jack Swagger (WATCH HERE)
- Neville defeated Tyler Breeze (w/ Summer Rae) (WATCH HERE)
- The Wyatt Family (Bray Wyatt, Luke Harper, Braun Stowman & Erick Rowan) defeated The Dudley Boyz (Bubba Ray & D-Von Dudley), Tommy Dreamer & Rhino in an Extreme Rules match
- Becky Lynch & Charlotte (w/ Ric Flair) defeated Brie Bella & Alicia Fox by submission (WATCH HERE)
- Roman Reigns defeated Sheamus (c) to win the WWE World Heavyweight Championship

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