ON THIS DATE — OCTOBER 9TH — MANY YEARS AGO …

Posted October 9th, 2013 by 1Wrestling News Team

Thirty years ago today on this date: Ric Flair and Wahoo McDaniel defeated Bob Orton Jr. and Dick Slater in Columbia, S.C.

Forty-nine years ago today on this date: Johnny Valentine and Whipper Billy Watson defeated Fred Atkins and Professor Hiro to win the International tag-team title in Toronto, Canada.

Forty-four years ago today on this date: Dory Funk Jr. defeated Lou Thesz via DQ in Amarillo,Texas.

Twenty-six years ago today on this date: Ted DiBiase defeated Hulk Hogan via countout in Houston,. Texas.

Forty-nine years ago today on this date: The Scufflin’ Hillbillies defeated The Mysterious Medics via DQ in Atlanta, Ga.

Twelve years ago today on this date: Billy Kidman defeated X-Pac (Sean Waltman) to win the WCW cruiserweight title in Moline, Ill.

Forty-five years ago today on this date: George and Sandy Scott defeated The Assassins to win the IWA tag-team title in Brisbane, Australia.

Forty-three years ago today on this date: Gene Anderson and Chris Tolos defeated Paul Jones and Nelson Royal via DQ in Charleston, S.C.

Forty years ago today on this date: Reggie Parks defeated Ric Flair in Omaha, Neb.

Fifty-four years ago today on this date: Lou Thesz and Cowboy Bob Ellis defeated Gene Kiniski and Rip Hawk in St. Louis, Mo.

Forty years ago today on this date: Rip Hawk defeated Jerry Brisco in Columbia, S.C.

Mike Mooneyham’s new book, “Mid-Atlantic Wrestling Memories,” is available through NWALegends.com or CrowbarPress.com. Mike can be reached at mooneyham@postandcourier.com, or follow him on Twitter at @ByMike Mooneyham and on Facebook at Facebook.com/MikeMooneyham.

Category: Wrestling.

Tags: .

Add Your Comments

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

*