This Day In the History of Professional Wrestling (July 22nd)

By Maurice D. Proffit

This Day in Pro Wrestling History


JULY 22nd


Here at Rant Sports we are proud to  run a “This Day in Pro Wrestling History” piece, highlighting various events from all of the major US promotions (past and present) that pin point an occurrence that took place in pro wrestling’s past. Weather if it was a small event or something historic, the occurrences still is a part of history that deserves to be recognized. Enjoy this next piece of many of “This Day in Pro Wrestling History”.


Promotion: WWF/WWE (World Wrestling Federation/World Wrestling Entertainment)

Event: WWF Invasion

Date: July 22nd 2001

Main Event: Booker T, Bubby Ray Dudley, Devon Dudley, Diamond Dallas Page and Rhyno vs Chris Jericho, Kane, The Undertaker, Kurt Angle and Stone Cold Steve Austin


Promotion: TNA (Total Non-Stop Action)

Event: TNA iMPACT!

Date: July 22nd 2004

Main Event: Bobby Roode, Eric Young, Johnny Devine and Petey Williams vs Chris Sabin, Mikey Batts, Sonjay Dutt and The Amazing Red  (Winner: Bobby Roode, Eric Young, Johnny Devine and Petey Williams)


Promotion: WCW (World Championship Wrestling)

Event: WCW Thunder

Date: July 22nd 1999

Main Event: Diamond Dallas Page, Kanyon and Rid Flair vs Chris Benoit, Dean Malenko and Perry Saturn


Promotion: ECW (Extreme Championship Wrestling)

Event: ECW on TNN

Date: July 22nd 2000

Main Event: Jerry Lynn and Tommy Dreamer vs Scotty Anton and Steve Corino


Promotion: ROH (Ring of Honor)

Event:The Bluegrass Brawl

Date: July 22nd 2010

Main Event: Jay Briscoe and Mark Briscoe vs Davey Richards and Eddie Edwards




Wrestlers Born on July 22nd

-Shawn Michaels (1965)

-David Von Erich (1958)

-The Fabulous Moolah (1923)



Wrestlers Died on July 22nd

-Damien Steel (2009)



Maurice D. Proffit is a Writer for Rant Sports

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