The World of Wrestling, Historically, on Aug 6th

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 6th


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

Event: Monday Night Raw

Date: Aug 6th 2001

Main Event: The Rock vs Shane McMahon in a Street Fight (Winner: The Rock)


Promotion: TNA (Total Non-Stop Action)

Event: NWA TNA Weekly PPV

Date: August 6th 2003

Main Event: AJ Styles vs D-Lo Brown for the NWA Heavyweight Championship in a steel cage (winner: AJ Styes)


Promotion: SMW (Smokey Mountain Wrestling)

Event: SMW Barbourville Show

Date: August 6th 1993

Main Event: Bob Armstrong, Scott Armstrong and Steve Armstrong vs Jim Cornette, Jimmy Del Ray and Tom Prichards in a 6 man tag (Winner: Bob Armstrong, Scott Armstrong and Steve Armstrong)


Promotion: ECW (Extreme Championship Wrestling)

Event: ECW Birmingham Show

Date: August 6th 1999

Main Event: Taz vs Yoshihiro Tajiri for the ECW World Heavyweight Championship (winner: Taz)


Promotion: NJPW (New Japan Pro Wrestling)

Event: NJPW G1 Climax 1992

Date: August 6th 1992

Main Event: Rick Rude vs Super Strong Machine (winner: Rick Rude)



 Wrestlers Born on Aug 5th

-Jimmy Valiant (1942)

– Dino Bravo (1947)

-Johnny Smith (1942)




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