The World of Wrestling, Historically, on Aug 4th

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”.


AUG 4th


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

Event: Monday Night Raw

Date: Aug 4th 1997

Main Event: Dude Love vs Owen Hart (Winner: Dude Love)


Promotion: TNA (Total Non-Stop Action)

Event: NWA TNA Weekly PPV Tapings #105

Date: August 4th 2004

Main Event: AJ Styles vs Kid Kash (winner: AJ Styles)


Promotion: WCW (World Championship Wrestling)

Event: WCW Clash of the Champions

Date: August 4th 1995

Main Event: Vader vs Ric Flair and Arn Anderson in a Handi Cap Tag Match (Winner: Vader)


Promotion: ECW (Extreme Championship Wrestling)

Event: ECW Hardcore TV Taping

Date: August 4th 2000

Main Event: Rob Van Dam vs Balls Mahoney (winner: Rob Van Dam)


Promotion: ROH (Ring of Honor)

Event: ROH Time To Man Up

Date: August 4th 2006

Main Event: Austin Aires and Roderick Strong (Champions) vs Adam Pierce and BJ Whitmer vs Homicide and Ricky Reyes vs Jimmy Rave and Sal Rinauro in an “Ultimate Endurance” 4 way tag team match for the ROH World Tag Team Champions (Winner: Austin Aires and Rodrick Strong)



 Wrestlers Born on Aug 4th

-Frankie Kazarian (1977)

-Dean Malenko (1960)

-Kensuke Kansaki (1966)

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