More Happenings In Wrestling History on July 26th

By Maurice D. Proffit

This Day in Pro Wrestling History


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”.


JULY 26th


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

Event: WWE Night of Champions 2009

Date: July 26th 2009

Main Event: Randy Orton (c) vs John Cena vs Triple H for the WWE Championship (Winner: Randy Orton)


Promotion: TNA (Total Non-Stop Action)

Event: TNA iMPACT!

Date: July 26th 2010

Main Event: Alex Shelly and Chris Sabin vs James Strom and Bobby Roode (Beer Money) in a Steel Cage Match  (Winner: Alex Shelly and Chris Sabin)


Promotion: WCW (World Championship Wrestling)

Event: WCW Monday Nitro

Date: July 26th 1999

Main Event: Kevin Nash and Sid Vicious vs Hulk Hogan and Sting (Winner: Kevin Nash and Sid Vicious)


Promotion: ECW (Extreme Championship Wrestling)

Event: ECW Buffalo Show

Date: July 26th 1997

Main Event: Taz and Tommy Dreamer vs RVD and Sabu (Winner: Taz and Tommy Dreamer)


Promotion: NWA (National Wrestling Alliance)

Event: The Great American Bash 1986: Night 12

Date: July 26th 1986

Main Event: The American Dream Dusty Rhodes vs The Nature Boy Ric Flair (C) for the NWA World Heavyweight Championship (Winner: The American Dream Dusty Rhodes, wins the World Title)




Wrestlers Born on July 26th

-Greg Gange (1948)

-Rocerick Strong (1983)

-Pitbull #2 (1967)

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