ON THIS DATE (SEPTEMBER 17) MANY YEARS AGO …

Posted September 17th, 2013 by 1Wrestling News Team

Sept. 17

Thirty-two years ago today on this date: Ric Flair defeated Dusty Rhodes to win the NWA world heavyweight title in Kansas City, Mo.

Forty-two years ago today on this date: Dick the Bruiser, Rufus R. Jones and Jack Brisco defeated Baron Von Raschke, Big Bill Miller and Hans Schmidt in St. Louis, Mo.

Forty-three years ago today on this date: Dusty Rhodes and Dick Murdoch defeated Jose Lothario and Argentina Apollo to win the Florida tag-team title in Jacksonville, Fla.

Forty-seven years ago today on this date: Betty Boucher defeated The Fabulous Moolah to win the the NWA world women’s championship in Seattle, Wash.

Thirty-one years ago today on this date: Harley Race defeated Dick The Bruiser to win the Missouri state heavyweight title in St. Louis, Mo.

Twenty-five years ago today on this date: Ronnie Garvin defeated Greg Gagne to win the International TV title in Nashville, Tenn.

Twenty-six years ago today on this date: Hulk Hogan defeated Harley Race in a steel cage match in Kansas City, Mo.

Forty-three years ago today on this date: Bobo Brazil defeated Ernie Ladd in a cage match in Cleveland, Ohio.

Forty years ago today on this date: Bobby Shane defeated Johnny Weaver in Charlotte, N.C.

Thirty-six years ago today on this date: Abdullah The Butcher and The Sheik defeated Dory Funk Jr. and Terry Funk in Detroit, Mich.

Forty-eight years ago today on this date: Fred Blassie defeated Mario Galento in Atlanta, Ga.

Thirteen years ago today on this date: Booker T defeated Kevin Nash in a cage match to win the WCW world title in Buffalo, N.Y.

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