This Day in Wrestling History for January 12

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This is a listing of known WWE, WCW, and ECW events which aired or took place on this day. For more information, visit Keep an eye out in the coming weeks as we celebrate The History of WWE’s seventh anniversary with an exclusive interview with a headlining star from WWE’s past.

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WWWF @ Newark, NJ ??? January 12, 1966
Television taping:
WWWF World Champion Bruno Sammartino defeated Tony Altimore

WWWF @ Washington DC – National Arena – January 12, 1967
Television taping:
Arnold Skaaland defeated Frank Hickey
Bull Ortega defeated Johnny Rodz & Angelo Savoldi in a handicap match
Gorilla Monsoon defeated Ricky Sexton
Spiros Arion defeated Smasher Sloan
Miguel Perez defeated Tony Nero via disqualification
Baron Mikel Scicluna fought Antonio Pugliese to a draw
WWWF World Champion Bruno Sammartino & Arman Hussein defeated Luke Graham & Tank Morgan

WWWF @ Philadelphia, PA – Arena – January 12, 1974
Pancho Valdez & Joe Turco vs. Manuel Soto & Mike Pappas
Cisco Kid vs. Tony Garea
Otto Von Heller vs. Mr. X
Nikolai Volkoff vs. Jose Gonzalez
Larry Hennig vs. Dean Ho
Mr. Fuji vs. Chief Jay Strongbow
WWWF World Champion Bruno Sammartino defeated Stan Stasiak at 13:42

WWWF @ New York City, NY – Madison Square Garden – January 12, 1976
Dominic DeNucci defeated Bugsy McGraw via disqualification at 11:35
Ivan Putski defeated Crusher Blackwell at 12:14
Kevin Sullivan fought Frank Monte to a 20-minute draw
Baron Mikel Scicluna defeated Francisco Flores at 11:45
Pat Barrett fought Pete Sanchez to a 20-minute draw
WWWF Tag Team Champions Tony Parisi & Louis Cerdan vs. Spiros Arion & Ivan Koloff
Ernie Ladd defeated Gorilla Monsoon via referee’s decision when the match was stopped due to blood
Superstar Billy Graham (w/ the Grand Wizard) defeated WWWF World Champion Bruno Sammartino (w/ Arnold Skaaland) via count-out after the two collided head-first in the ring, sending the champion to the floor; after the bout, Sammartino sent the challenger out of the ring (History of the WWF Heavyweight Championship)

Los Angeles, CA ??? January 12, 1979
Leroy Brown defeated Don Diamond
Prof. Ito defeated the Butcher
Andre the Giant defeated Bull Ramos
Al Madril defeated Roddy Piper
Twin Devil #1 defeated Chavo Guerrero
WWWF World Champion Bob Backlund fought Twin Devil #2 to a no contest
Black Gordman fought Tom Jones to a draw
Tatsumi Fujinami defeated Eddie Mansfield

WWWF @ Pittsburgh, PA – Civic Arena – January 12, 1979
Frank Holtz defeated Tony Altimore
Baron Mikel Scicluna defeated Johnny DeFazio
Peter Maivia defeated Ivan Putski via count-out
Bruno Sammartino defeated Ivan Koloff via disqualification
Tony Garea & Larry Zbyszko fought Johnny Valaint & Victor Rivera to a draw

WWF @ Connelsville, PA – January 12, 1980
The Wild Samoans defeated Bruno Sammartino & Dominic DeNucci

WWF @ Philadelphia, PA – Spectrum – January 12, 1980
Televised on the PRISM Network:
Davey O’Hannon defeated Jose Estrada at 15:10
Bulldog Brower defeated Mike Masters at 14:21
Rene Goulet defeated Johnny Rodz at 14:57
Larry Zbyszko defeated the Great Hossien via referee’s decision after the 20-minute time limit had expired
Gorilla Monsoon defeated Swede Hanson at 4:08
Hulk Hogan defeated Tito Santana at 6:10
WWF IC Champion Pat Patterson defeated Cpt. Lou Albano via count-out at 3:22
Ken Patera defeated Ivan Putski at 11:40
Bobby Duncum defeated WWF World Champion Bob Backlund via disqualification at 16:19

WWF @ Irvington – January 12, 1982
Charlie Fulton defeated Charlie Brown
Iron Mike Sharpe defeated Steve King
Tony Atlas defeated Killer Khan via disqualification
Steve Travis defeated Jose Estrada
Greg Valentine fought WWF IC Champion Pedro Morales to a double disqualification

WWF @ California, PA – January 12, 1983
WWF Tag Team Champions Chief Jay & Jules Strongbow vs. Mr. Fuji & the Demon
WWF IC Champion Pedro Morales vs. Superstar Billy Graham
The Wild Samoans vs. Salvatore Bellomo & SD Jones
WWF World Champion Bob Backlund vs. Buddy Rose

WWF @ Marlboro, MA – January 12, 1984
WWF World Champion the Iron Sheik defeated Salvatore Bellomo

WWF @ Detroit, MI – Cobo Arena – January 12, 1985 (sell out)
Bret Hart defeated Rene Goulet
Blackjack Mulligan defeated Mr. Fuji
Wendi Richter defeated Judy Martin
Barry Windham & Mike Rotundo defeated Nikolai Volkoff & the Iron Sheik
Andre the Giant & the Junkyard Dog fought Ken Patera & Big John Studd to a draw
Tito Santana defeated WWF IC Champion Greg Valentine via count-out

WWF @ Philadelphia, PA – Spectrum – January 12, 1985 (around 14,000; announced at 18,900)
Originally announced for the show was Jimmy Snuka vs. Bob Orton Jr. and Andre the Giant & the Junkyard Dog vs. Ken Patera & Big John Studd but both were later removed from the lineup
Televised on the PRISM Network – featured Gorilla Monsoon & Dick Graham on commentary:
Prime Time Wrestling – 3/12/85: Rick McGraw pinned Johnny Rodz with a reverse crossbody off the top
David Schultz defeated Dave Barbie
Prime Time Wrestling – 3/12/85: The Spoiler (w/ Johnny V) fought George Wells to a 20-minute time-limit draw at 18:13; prior to the match, Johnny V took the mic and questioned the ring announcer and referee as to whether they knew who he was since he was not introduced alongside the Spoiler; after the bout, the Spoiler continued to attack Wells
Prime Time Wrestling – 3/12/85: Brutus Beefcake (w/ Johnny V) pinned Salvatore Bellomo at 6:16 with a running kneelift
Prime Time Wrestling – 3/12/85: David Sammartino (w/ Bruno Sammartino) defeated Paul Orndorff (w/ Bobby Heenan) via disqualification at 10:15 when Heenan tripped David from the floor; after the bout, Bruno attacked both Heenan and Orndorff until he was double teamed, with David then making the save; the ring announcer mistakenly referred to the decision as a double disqualification
Prime Time Wrestling – 3/12/85: WWF Tag Team Champions Adrian Adonis & Dick Murdoch defeated Jack & Jerry Brisco when Adonis pinned Jack after Murdoch hit Jack with a chair behind the referee’s back as he had the figure-4 applied on Adonis
Prime Time Wrestling – 3/12/85: Don Muraco pinned Swede Hanson at 3:02 with a powerslam
Prime Time Wrestling – 3/12/85: Roddy Piper & Bob Orton Jr. fought Jimmy Snuka & Tony Atlas (sub. for the Tonga Kid) to a double count-out when both teams brawled their way backstage

WWF @ Toronto, Ontario – Maple Leaf Gardens – January 12, 1986
King Tonga defeated Tiger Chung Lee
Hercules defeated Scott McGhee
Danny Spivey defeated Les Thornton
SD Jones defeated Moondog Spot
Tony Parisi defeated Ron Shaw
Ricky Steamboat defeated Mr. Fuji in a Kung Fu match
Canadian Heavyweight Champion Dino Bravo defeated Randy Savage via disqualification
WWF Tag Team Champions Greg Valentine & Brutus Beefcake defeated Davey Boy Smith & the Dynamite Kid
Andre the Giant defeated King Kong Bundy in a steel cage match

WWF @ East Rutherford, NJ – Meadowlands – January 12, 1986
Lanny Poffo defeated Terry Gibbs
Cpl. Kirschner defeated Nikolai Volkoff
Adrian Adonis defeated the Junkyard Dog
WWF IC Champion Tito Santana defeated Terry Funk
B. Brian Blair & Jim Brunzell defeated Bret Hart & Jim Neidhart
Roddy Piper & Bob Orton defeated Bruno Sammartino & Paul Orndorff
Big John Studd defeated Hillbilly Jim
Barry O defeated Jose Louis Rivera

WWF @ London, Ontario – London Gardens – January 12, 1987 (3,700)
Tom Magee defeated Terry Gibbs
Dino Bravo defeated Paul Roma
Candace Purdue defeated Judy Martin
Outback Jack defeated Barry O
Sivi Afi & Jacques Rougeau fought the Islanders to a double count-out
Billy Jack Haynes defeated King Harley Race via disqualification
WWF Tag Team Champions Davey Boy Smith & the Junkyard Dog (sub. for Dynamite Kid) defeated Don Muraco & Bob Orton Jr.

WWF @ Sacramento, CA – Arco Arena – January 12, 1987
Included King Kong Bundy

WWF @ Louisville, KY – Louisville Gardens – January 12, 1987
Included Roddy Piper and a bunkhouse battle royal

WWF Prime Time Wrestling
– Bret Hart pinned Paul Roma (w/ Jim Powers) at 12:59 with an elbow drop from the middle rope after a backbreaker (12/29/87; Hamilton, Ontario; Copps Coliseum)
– The Ultimate Warrior pinned Steve Lombardi with a gorilla press slam at 7:43; Warrior used Jimmy Hart’s “Crank it Up” as his theme music for the match (12/29/87; Hamilton, Ontario; Copps Coliseum)
– Koko B. Ware pinned Iron Mike Sharpe with the Ghostbuster at 6:03 (12/29/87; Hamilton, Ontario; Copps Coliseum)
– Dan Spivey pinned Lanny Poffo at 8:41 with a neckbreaker after Poffo missed a dropkick (12/29/87; Hamilton, Ontario; Copps Coliseum)
– Cowboy Lang pinned Lord Littlebrook at 12:20 after hooking Littlebrook down with his feet; Lang used Jimmy Hart’s “Crank it Up” theme for his entrance (10/23/87; Paris, France)
– Demolition (w/ Mr. Fuji) defeated Billy Jack Haynes & Brady Boone (sub. for an injured Ken Patera) (w/ Ken Patera) at 10:22 when Smash pinned Boone after dropping him throat-first across the top rope (12/11/87; Houston, TX; Sam Houston Coliseum)

WWF @ Ft. Wayne, IN – Allen County War Memorial – January 12, 1988
WWF Women’s Tag Team Champions the Jumping Bomb Angels vs. Judy Martin & Leilani Kai
Lanny Poffo vs. Sika
Don Muraco vs. Butch Reed
Ken Patera & Billy Jack Haynes vs. Demolition
Jim Duggan vs. King Harley Race
Bam Bam Bigelow vs. the One Man Gang

Portland, OR – January 12, 1989
Mike Golden defeated Al Madril
Carl Styles defeated Rex King
Steve Doll & Scott Peterson defeated the Russian Assassins
Buddy Rose & the Grappler defeated the Junkyard Dog & Ivan Koloff
Dick Murdoch defeated Col. DeBeers via disqualification
NWA World Champion Ric Flair defeated Sting
Lex Luger, NWA TV Champion Rick Steiner, & Top Gun defeated NWA Tag Team Champions the Road Warriors & Ray Candy

NWA Power Hour
Taped 1/2/90; Gainesville, GA; Georgia Mountains Center
1/12/90 – featured a Wrestling News Network segment hosted by Gordon Solie in which he made mention of the return to the NWA by Ricky Morton & Robert Gibson, said the date and location for the next Clash of the Champions and pay-per-view would be soon announced, and that Kerry Von Erich had left Dallas, Tx and could soon start negotiating with the NWA; Solie then noted Steve Williams’ mindset was off but he could achieve major success if that changed; included the NWA World Champion Ric Flair vs. Eddie Gilbert match, shown in full, from the 12/14/89 taping in Peoria, IL; featured Kevin Sullivan as a guest of Funk’s Grill in which Terry Funk questioned Sullivan’s recent attack on Norman during World Championship Wrestling, during which Sullivan said Norman shared some of the qualities of Dory Funk Jr. and Funk claimed the attack on Norman was like kicking a helpless dog:
Steve Williams pinned Brodie Chase with the Oklahoma Stampede after the 7-minute mark
Arn Anderson pinned NWA TV Champion the Great Muta to win the title at 13:17 with the DDT after lifting his knees to block the moonsault, despite interference from Sawyer and Dragon Master who appeared ringside early in the match; following the commercial break, Jim Ross conducted an interview with Anderson regarding the title win, with Sawyer & the Dragon Master confronting him and Sawyer challenging Anderson for the following week and Anderson agreeing

WWF @ Moline, IL – Wharton Fieldhouse – January 12, 1990 (6,876 paid; sell out)
Earthquake pinned Paul Roma
Tugboat pinned Frenchy Martin
Hercules defeated Tom Stone
Sapphire (w/ Dusty Rhodes) pinned Slick; this bout was held instead of the scheduled Dusty Rhodes / Big Bossman match because Bossman had an ankle injury; prior to the match, Rhodes beat up Slick
The Bushwhackers defeated Nikolai Volkoff & Boris Zhukov
Rick Martel pinned Brutus Beefcake
WWF IC Champion the Ultimate Warrior pinned Dino Bravo

WWF @ Kansas City, MO – January 12, 1990
Jake Roberts vs. Ted Dibiase

WWF @ South Bend, IN – Joyce Athletic & Convocation Center – January 12, 1990
The Genius defeated the Red Rooster
Koko B. Ware defeated Al Perez
Bret Hart defeated Conquistador #1
Greg Valentine defeated Ron Garvin
Shawn Michaels & Marty Jannetty defeated the Powers of Pain
Randy Savage defeated Jim Duggan
WWF World Champion Hulk Hogan defeated Mr. Perfect

NWA @ Cincinnati, OH – Cincinnati Gardens – January 12, 1990
Jack Victory & Rip Morgan defeated Tommy Rich & Eddie Gilbert
Norman defeated the Iron Sheik
Brian Pillman defeated Michael Hayes
Steve Williams defeated the Samoan Savage
The Road Warriors defeated Mark Callous & Dan Spivey via count-out
Sting, Arn Anderson, & Brian Pillman defeated the Great Muta, Buzz Sawyer, & the Dragon Master
NWA World Champion Ric Flair defeated NWA US Champion Lex Luger via disqualification

WWF Superstars
Taped 12/11/90; Tampa, FL; Sundome
1/12/91 – featured an ‘Update’ segment with comments from Sgt. Slaughter & Gen. Adnan discussing Slaughter’s upcoming match with WWF World Champion the Ultimate Warrior at the Royal Rumble; included footage from the previous week’s Wrestling Challenge of Gene Okerlund conducting an interview with Warrior, shown in full:
The Big Bossman pinned Kent Carlson at 1:35 with a gutwrench suplex; after the bout, Bossman dropped the ball from his ball & chain onto his opponent’s ribs
Rick Martel defeated Jim Evans via submission with the Boston Crab at 2:12; during the bout, Martel cut an insert promo regarding his participation in the Royal Rumble match
Davey Boy Smith pinned Tom Bennett with the running powerslam at 1:37
The Undertaker (w/ Brother Love) pinned Ray Hammer at 2:14 with the tombstone; during the bout, Taker & Love cut an insert promo about Taker’s participation in the Royal Rumble match
Ted Dibiase (w/ Virgil) defeated Danny Brazil via submission with the Million $ Dream at 1:18; after the bout, Dibiase cut a promo on he and Virgil facing Dusty & Dustin Rhodes at the Royal Rumble and said he could make Virgil do anything he wanted; moments later, Dibiase threw money on the floor, slapped Virgil, and told him to pick it up, with Virgil first saying no until Dibiase reminded him of his family; Dibiase then whispered something in Virgil’s ear which made Virgil pick up the money
Paul Roma & Hercules (w/ Slick) defeated Sonny Blaze & Scotty Williams at 2:13 when Roma pinned Williams with one foot following the Power Plex; during the bout, Hercules and Roma cut separate insert promos on their participation in the Royal Rumble match, saying they could win the match on their own

WWF @ Boston, MA – Boston Garden – January 12, 1991 (matinee)
Due to travel problems, neither Ted Dibiase or Jimmy Snuka were able to appear for their scheduled match
Dustin Rhodes (sub. for Sam Houston) pinned Buddy Rose
Haku defeated Koko B. Ware
Jake Roberts defeated Rick Martel via disqualification
The Barbarian pinned Saba Simba
Kerry Von Erich defeated WWF IC Champion Mr. Perfect via disqualification; Roddy Piper was the guest referee for the bout
WWF Tag Team Champions Bret Hart & Jim Neidhart defeated Paul Roma & Hercules when Hart pinned Roma
Hulk Hogan & Tugboat defeated Earthquake & Dino Bravo when Hogan pinned Bravo

World Championship Wrestling
Taped 12/11/90; Atlanta, GA; Center Stage Theatre
1/12/91 – featured Jim Ross alone on commentary; included footage of Lawrence Taylor cutting a promo for the program; featured an ad for Wrestle War 91; included footage of Sid Vicious attacking Norman during the 12/22/90 episode, followed by a promo by Norman, claiming that despite the headaches Sid gave him he was still going to wrestle Vicious; featured footage from the previous night’s show at the Meadowlands of WCW US Champion Lex Luger, with LT, beating the Big Cat in the football match and Ric Flair beating WCW World Champion Sting to win the title:
Brian Pillman pinned Mark Kyle with a crossbody off the top at 4:37; during the bout, it was announced the upcoming Clash of the Champions would be held at the CNN Center atrium
Ricky Morton pinned Bill Irwin with a crucifix at 7:29 after avoiding a splash off the middle turnbuckle; during the bout, it was announced Morton would face Terry Taylor at the Clash of the Champions and that Sting & WCW US Champion Lex Luger would face WCW Tag Team Champions Doom
Mark & Chris Youngblood defeated Lt. James Earl Wright & Sgt. Buddy Lee Parker at 7:07 when Mark pinned Parker following a double tomahawk chop; during the bout, it was announced the following week’s episode would be preempted but the following Sunday at 4:35 p.m. a WCW show would air that would include Sting, Brian Pillman, WCW US Tag Team Champions Rick & Scott Steiner against WCW World Champion Ric Flair, Arn Anderson, Barry Windham, & Sid Vicious; it was also announced that Doom would face Tim Horner & Alan Iron Eagle and that Tracy Smothers & Steve Armstrong, Bobby Eaton, and WCW TV Champion Tom Zenk would be in action on The Main Event the following night; after the contest, Paul E. Dangerously conducted a ringside interview with the Youngbloods regarding their upcoming match at the Clash against Anderson & Windham, during which Anderson & Windham appeared with the two teams brawling around ringside; moments later, Anderson & Windham knocked both men into the ringposts and beat them down before leaving ringside; the Youngbloods then grabbed Dangerously and cut a promo on gaining revenge at the Clash
WCW TV Champion Tom Zenk pinned Tom Burke with the missile dropkick at 4:33; after the bout, Dangerously conducted a ringside interview with Zenk regarding the challenges of Anderson, Terry Taylor, and Bobby Eaton; moments later, Eaton appeared and claimed he would take the title at the Clash; Taylor then appeared and claimed he should be wrestling Zenk at the Clash and not Eaton; after Taylor claimed he could beat Eaton anytime, Eaton said he would wrestle Taylor later in the show; moments later, Zenk agreed to give the winner of the match a title shot
Sid Vicious pinned Norman with a legdrop at 3:54 after hitting a double axe handle from the apron to the floor which caused Norman to hit the ringpost head first; prior to the match, Norman came ringside with a yellow ribbon for the soldiers serving in the Middle East; during the bout, Vicious cut an insert promo on his previous attack on Norman while Norman was dressed as Santa Claus

WCW @ Washington DC – Armory – January 12, 1991 (1,350)
Tim Horner defeated the Black Angel
Minotaur defeated Allen Iron Eagle
Brian Pillman defeated the Big Cat
Ricky Morton & Tommy Rich defeated the Master Blasters when Morton pinned Blade
Michael Wallstreet defeated Terry Taylor
WCW TV Champion Tom Zenk defeated Arn Anderson
WCW Tag Team Champions Doom fought Brad Armstrong & WCW US Tag Team Champion Rick Steiner to a double disqualification
WCW US Champion Lex Luger defeated Sid Vicious

WWF @ Lowell, MA – Memorial Auditorium – January 12, 1991
The show was cancelled and all tickets were honored at the 2/16 rescheduled card

WWF @ Tempe, AZ – Wells Fargo Arena – January 12, 1991
Shane Douglas pinned Black Bart
The Big Bossman defeated Bobby Heenan
Demolition defeated the Bushwhackers
WWF World Champion the Ultimate Warrior defeated Randy Savage via count-out
Sgt. Slaughter defeated Jim Duggan
The Legion of Doom defeated the Orient Express & Mr. Fuji in a handicap match when Animal pinned Kato

WWF Wrestling Challenge
Taped 12/2/91; Corpus Christi, TX; Memorial Coliseum
1/12/92 – featured the Rockers as guests of the Barber Shop in which they appeared to put their differences behind them only for Shawn Michaels to superkick Marty Jannetty before throwing him face-first through a plate glass window; included a vignette promoting the debut of Chris Chavis:
The Undertaker (w/ Paul Bearer) pinned Scott Bazo at 2:07 with the tombstone; during the bout, Taker & Bearer cut an insert promo about Taker appearing in the Royal Rumble match
Owen Hart & Jim Neidhart defeated Dusty Daze & an unknown at 2:47 when Owen got the pin following the Rocket Launcher
The Berzerker (w/ Mr. Fuji) defeated an unknown via count-out at 2:47 after throwing him over the top rope
Roddy Piper pinned Louie Spiccoli at 1:38 via submission with the sleeper; during the bout, Virgil cut an insert promo about appearing in the Royal Rumble match
Jake Roberts pinned Larry Ludden at 2:28 with the DDT; during the bout, Sgt. Slaughter cut an insert promo about appearing in the Royal Rumble match

WWF @ Hamilton, Ontario – Copps Coliseum – January 12, 1992 (matinee) (6,000)
Chris Walker pinned the Brooklyn Brawler
Sgt. Slaughter defeated Col. Mustafa
Ted Dibiase fought Tito Santana to a draw
WWF IC Champion Bret Hart & WWF Tag Team Champions the Legion of Doom defeated the Jacques Rougeau & the Natural Disasters when Bret pinned Rougeau
Repo Man pinned Virgil
Greg Valentine defeated Hercules
Ric Flair defeated Hulk Hogan via count-out

WWF @ Anchorage, AK – Sullivan Arena – January 12, 1992
Chris Chavis defeated Kato
Owen Hart (sub. for Davey Boy Smith) defeated the Berzerker
Owen Hart & Jim Neidhart defeated the Beverly Brothers
The Undertaker defeated Sid Justice via disqualification
Kerry Von Erich defeated Skinner
IRS defeated the Big Bossman
Randy Savage defeated Jake Roberts

WCW @ Chicago, IL – UIC Pavilion – January 12, 1992
Big Josh defeated Sgt. Buddy Lee Parker
Johnny B. Badd defeated Diamond Dallas Page
Terrance Taylor defeated Richard Morton
Rick & Scott Steiner defeated Larry Zbyszko & Abdullah the Butcher when Rick pinned Zbyszko with a belly-to-belly suplex
El Gigante fought Big Van Vader to a double-count-out
WCW World Tag Team Champions Ricky Steamboat & Dustin Rhodes defeated Arn Anderson & Bobby Eaton when Steamboat pinned Eaton with a crossbody off the top
WCW US Champion Rick Rude defeated Sting via disqualification

WWF @ Oshawa, Ontario – Civic Auditorium – January 12, 1992
Chris Walker defeated the Brooklyn Brawler
Sgt. Slaughter defeated Col. Mustafa
Tito Santana defeated Ted Dibiase via disqualification
Roddy Piper defeated Ric Flair via count-out
Greg Valentine defeated Hercules
Repo Man defeated Virgil
WWF IC Champion Bret Hart defeated the Mountie
WWF Tag Team Champions the Legion of Doom defeated the Natural Disasters when Road Warrior Animal pinned Typhoon after Earthquake accidentally hit a splash on his partner

WWF @ Fayetteville, NC – Cumberland County Memorial Auditorium – January 12, 1994
WWF Superstars taping:
Shawn Michaels (w/ Diesel) defeated Bret Hart via disqualification at 7:42 when Owen Hart came to the ring and attacked Michaels as Bret was set up for the piledriver, moments after Diesel attacked Bret on the floor (Bret “The Hitman” Hart 94, Shawn Michaels: Hits from the Heartbreak Kid 95)
Tatanka defeated WWF World Champion Yokozuna (w/ Mr. Fuji) via disqualification at 7:23 when the champion hit Tatanka with Fuji’s salt bucket; after the bout, Yoko hit a legdrop and attempted to hit the Bonzai Drop but Randy Savage made the save, eventually dropping Yoko after three clotheslines (Bloopers, Bleeps, & Bodyslams)
Men on a Mission defeated Terry Austin & Joey Stallings
Sparky Plugg defeated the Brooklyn Brawler (Sparky’s debut; taped prior to the Royal Rumble)
Diesel defeated Tommy Angel
Tatanka defeated Austin Steele
Jeff Jarrett defeated Tyrone Knox
The Headshrinkers defeated Sid Garrison & Larry McGill
Shawn Michaels defeated Gary Sabaugh
The 1-2-3 Kid & Marty Jannetty defeated Fidel Sierra & Barry Horowitz
Kwang defeated John Paul
Rick & Scott Steiner fought WWF Tag Team Champions the Quebecers to a 10-minute time-limit draw; had the Steiners won the match, they would have earned a tag team title shot
Doink the Clown defeated George South
Crush defeated Jay Stryker
Bam Bam Bigelow defeated Brad Anderson
The Bushwhackers defeated Barry Horowitz & Reno Riggins
Ludvig Borga defeated Jason Voltaire
Randy Savage pinned Rick Martel at 9:21 with a bodyslam and the flying elbowsmash after Martel hit the ringpost shoulder-first (Wrestlefest 94)

WWF @ New Haven, CT – Coliseum – January 12, 1995
Aldo Montoya defeated Steven Dunn
Henry Godwinn defeated Bob Holly
WWF Women’s Champion Bull Nakano defeated Alundra Blayze
Bret Hart defeated Owen Hart via submission with the Sharpshooter in a No Holds Barred match
Wink the Clown defeated Cheezy
WWF World Champion Diesel defeated Jeff Jarrett
Lex Luger & Davey Boy Smith defeated King Kong Bundy & Bam Bam Bigelow via count-out
Duke Drose defeated Timothy Well
The Undertaker defeated Tatanka (sub. for IRS)

WCW @ Phoenix, AZ – Veterans Memorial Coliseum – January 12, 1995 (1,900)
Alex Wright defeated Bobby Eaton
Johnny B. Badd defeated Jean Paul Levesque
WCW Tag Team Champions Marcus Alexander Bagwell & the Patriot defeated Paul Orndorff & Paul Roma
Dustin Rhodes defeated Lord Steven Regal
The Nasty Boys defeated Harlem Heat via disqualification
Sting defeated Avalanche via disqualification

WWF @ Montreal, Quebec – Forum – January 12, 1996 (10,016; 8,000 paid)
The last show held at the Forum; former Montreal wrestling stars Jos & Paul LeDuc and Jacques Rougeau Sr. were in attendance for the event
Fatu pinned Bob Backlund with a roll up
Skip & Zip defeated Bob Holly & Aldo Montoya when Zip pinned Montoya with a sit-down powerbomb
Ahmed Johnson pinned Isaac Yankem DDS with the Pearl River Plunge
WWF Tag Team Champions Smoking Gunns defeated Owen Hart & Davey Boy Smith when Bulldog was pinned; after the match, Owen got into a fight with Raymond Rougeau who attempted to interview he and the Bulldog
WWF World Champion Bret Hart defeated Diesel in a steel cage match by escaping over the top before Diesel could get out the door
Duke Drose defeated Barry Horowitz
Marty Jannetty pinned Sir Mo with the Rocker Dropper
Goldust pinned Henry Godwinn with a roll up
WWF IC Champion Razor Ramon & Savio Vega defeated Hunter Hearst Helmsley & Jeff Jarrett when Razor pinned Jarrett with the Razor’s Edge
The Undertaker pinned Yokozuna with a flying clothesline

WWF Superstars
Taped 12/17/96; Daytona Beach, FL; Ocean Center
Goldust (w/ Marlena) pinned the Executioner (w/ Paul Bearer) with a piledriver
Hector Garza defeated TL Hopper
Rocky Maivia defeated Dr. X
Bret Hart defeated the Sultan (w/ Bob Backlund & the Iron Sheik) via disqualification; Steve Austin attacked Hart after the match

WWF @ Las Vegas, NV – Thomas & Mack Center – January 12, 1997 (3,051)
Flash Funk defeated Salvatore Sincere
The Sultan defeated Aldo Montoya
Bart Gunn and Henry & Phinneas Godwinn defeated Justin Bradshaw & WWF Tag Team Champions Owen Hart & Davey Boy Smith
The Undertaker defeated Vader
WWF IC Champion Hunter Hearst Helmsley pinned Bret Hart after Steve Austin interfered
Ahmed Johnson defeated Crush
Shawn Michaels pinned Mankind
WWF World Champion Psycho Sid defeated Steve Austin after Bret Hart interfered

WWF @ State College, PA – Bryce Jordan Center – January 12, 1998 (8,628)
Black Bart (Bart Gunn) pinned the Brooklyn Brawler with a bulldog
Shotgun – 1/17/98:
Owen Hart defeated Brian Christopher (w/ Jerry Lawler) via submission with the Sharpshooter
Farooq (w/ Kama & D-Lo Brown) pinned Mark Shrader with the Dominator
Jose Estrada Jr. & Jesus Castillo (w/ Savio Vega & Miguel Perez Jr.) fought Recon & Sniper (w/ the Jackyl & Kurrgan) to a double disqualification when all eight men began fighting
Steve Blackman defeated Al Phillips via submission with a guillotine choke
Tom Brandi pinned Jimmy Cicero with a full nelson slam
Raw is War:
WWF Tag Team Champions Billy Gunn & the Road Dogg defeated Henry & Phinneas Godwinn, Recon & Sniper, and the Headbangers at 4:10 when Gunn pinned Phinneas after hitting him with a foreign object
Kurrgan (w/ the Jackyl) defeated Jimmy Cicero & Lance Diamond in a handicap elimination match at 2:28 by placing one man on top of the other and pinning them with his boot
Vader defeated Marc Mero (w/ TAFKA Goldust dressed as Sable) via disqualification at 2:57 after TAFKA Goldust interfered and hit Vader over the head with a coconut
Ken Shamrock & Mark Henry fought WWF IC Champion the Rock & D-Lo Brown to a no contest at 3:46 after Henry turned on Shamrock to join the Nation
Skull & 8-Ball defeated NWA Tag Team Champions the Rock ‘n’ Roll Express (w/ Jim Cornette) via disqualification in a non-title match at 2:29 after Jim Cornette interfered with the tennis racquet; Chainz made the save after the match
Mankind fought TAFKA Goldust (w/ Luna) (dressed as Dude Love and a Dudette) to a no contest after 14 seconds when Steve Austin interfered and hit Stunners on both men
Savio Vega & Jesus Castillo defeated WWF Light Heavyweight Champion Taka Michinoku & Scott Taylor at 4:33 when Jesus pinned Taylor; Owen Hart made the save after the match
Dark match after the show: The Undertaker (w/ the DOA) defeated WWF IC Champion the Rock (sub. for WWF European Champion Triple H) (w/ Kama, Mark Henry, & D-Lo Brown) in a non-title casket match after the Nation and DOA began brawling around the ring

WCW @ Jacksonville, FL – Coliseum – January 12, 1998
Monday Nitro:
Bill Goldberg defeated Jerry Flynn
Marty Jannetty defeated Black Cat
Chris Benoit defeated Dean Malenko via submission with the Crippler Crossface at 6:52; after the bout, Raven attacked Benoit while Perry Saturn, to prevent a save, attacked Malenko
WCW TV Champion Booker T defeated Perry Saturn
Lex Luger defeated Hugh Morrus
Steve McMichael defeated Chris Jericho
WCW Cruiserweight Champion Juventud Guerrera defeated Rey Mysterio Jr.
Jim Neidhart fought Ric Flair to a double disqualification
Kevin Nash & Scott Hall defeated WCW Tag Team Champions Rick & Scott Steiner to win the titles

WWF @ Beaumont, TX – Montagne Center – January 12, 1999 (7,454; sell out)
Steve Williams defeated Bob Holly
Matt & Jeff Hardy defeated Brian Christopher & Scott Taylor
Sunday Night Heat – 1/17/99:
Tiger Ali Singh pinned WWF Light Heavyweight Champion Gillberg in a non-title match
Scorpio pinned Mark Henry after Henry became distracted by Chyna at ringside
Owen Hart & Jeff Jarrett (w/ Debra) defeated Edge & Gangrel when Owen pinned Edge; during the match, Sable came ringside but was attacked from behind by Luna
The Godfather pinned Goldust after Al Snow interfered
Chyna defeated Vince McMahon in an arm wrestling match when Gerald Brisco and Pat Patterson got into a shoving match and bumped into McMahon, causing him to lose; after the match, Chyna accepted a challenge from both Brisco and Patterson for Raw
Raw is War – 1/18/99:
WWF Hardcore Champion the Road Dogg pinned Gangrel outside the ring after a chairshot; the champion appeared to have suffered a legit injury after being powerbombed through a table
Test pinned Billy Gunn; after the match, Ken Shamrock attacked Gunn and applied the ankle lock
Steve Blackman defeated Dan Severn via disqualification after Severn hit a low blow
WWF World Champion Mankind defeated the Big Bossman via disqualification after the Rock interfered, hit Mankind with a chair, and hit a Rock Bottom onto the chair
Al Snow pinned Goldust by reversing a small package; due to prematch stipulations, Snow recaptured possession of Head; after the bout, Goldust hit the Shattered Dreams on Snow and hit him with Head before leaving ringside with Head
Chyna defeated Pat Patterson & Gerald Brisco in a handicap match by pinning both men following DDTs; due to prematch stipulations, Chyna retained her #30 spot in the Royal Rumble match (Best of Raw Vol. 2 DVD)
Kane defeated the Rock via disqualification after the Corporation attacked Kane; prior to the match beginning, Kane was attacked by the Corporation; after the match, Mankind made the save and hit Rock with a chair after Rock became distracted by Steve Austin

WCW Thunder
Taped 1/11/00; Erie, PA; Civic Center
Vampiro defeated WCW Tag Team Champion Crowbar
Brian Knobbs defeated WCW Hardcore Champion Norman Smiley to win the title
WCW Cruiserweight Champion Madusa defeated Oklahoma in an evening gown match
Booker T defeated Stevie Ray and Midnight in an elimination match
Bam Bam Bigelow defeated Kanyon in a champagne on a pole match
Kevin Nash & WCW US Champion Jeff Jarrett defeated Sid Vicious & Chris Benoit

WWF @ Grand Rapids, MI – Van Andel Arena – January 12, 2000 (7,866)
The Godfather defeated Gangrel
Kurt Angle defeated the Brooklyn Brawler
Rikishi defeated Mideon
The Acolytes defeated the Dudley Boyz, Edge & Christian, Too Cool, and Matt & Jeff Hardy in an elimination match
Test defeated Steve Blackman
Kane defeated Prince Albert
WWF IC Champion Chris Jericho defeated Al Snow
The Big Show defeated WWF Hardcore Champion the Big Bossman in a non-title steel cage match

ECW @ Poplar Bluff, MO – Black River Coliseum – January 12, 2001 (1,200)
Michael Shane defeated Oz
Prodigy defeated Phoenix
Christian York & Joey Matthews defeated Little Guido & Tony Mamaluke
Jack Victory pinned CW Anderson in a streetfight
Yoshihiro Tajiri defeated Super Crazy
ECW Tag Team Champion Danny Doring & Nova (sub. for ECW Tag Team Champion Roadkill) defeated Julio Dinero & EZ Money when Nova pinned Dinero
Tommy Dreamer pinned Justin Credible
ECW World Champion Rhino pinned the Sandman

WWF @ Lubbock, TX – January 12, 2002 (8,080)
WWF Cruiserweight Champion Tajiri pinned Billy Kidman with a dropkick to the face
The Big Show defeated Steven Richards & Tommy Dreamer in a handicap match following a double chokeslam
WWF Women’s Champion Trish Stratus defeated Jazz; Jackie was the special referee
Kane pinned the Big Bossman
Steve Austin pinned Booker T with the Stunner in a No DQ match
Diamond Dallas Page pinned Lance Storm with the Diamond Cutter
Chuck Palumbo & Billy Gunn defeated Scotty 2 Hotty & Albert following the Fameasser
Kurt Angle pinned Rikishi with the Angle Slam
Triple H defeated WWF World Champion Chris Jericho via disqualification when Kurt Angle interfered

WWF @ Beaumont, TX – January 12, 2002 (4,004)
WWF European Champion Christian pinned the Hurricane
Sho Funaki pinned Randy Orton by using the ring ropes for leverage
Lita pinned Molly Holly
Rico Constantino & Ron Waterman defeated Justin Credible & Shawn Stasiak
Hugh Morrus pinned Brock Lesnar
Perry Saturn pinned Raven
WWF IC Champion Edge pinned William Regal
The Acolytes defeated Matt & Jeff Hardy and the Dudley Boyz in a triple threat match; Bradshaw pinned D-Von with the Clothesline from Hell to end the bout
Rob Van Dam pinned Test with the Van Daminator

WWE @ East Rutherford, NJ – Continental Airlines Arena – January 12, 2003
Nova defeated Aaron Stevens
Jamie Noble (w/ Nidia) pinned Bryan Danielson with a neckbreaker at 6:53
Chuck Palumbo pinned Xavier at 4:33 with the Jungle Kick
The Jet (Spanky) pinned Shannon Moore at 5:38 with the Sliced Bread #2
Smackdown! – taped this night due to the Raw 10th Anniversary show on Tuesday:
WWE Smackdown! Tag Team Champions Eddie & Chavo Guerrero Jr. defeated John Cena & Bull Buchanon at 5:03 when Chavo pinned Buchanon with a frog splash; prior to the bout, a pre-taped backstage promo by the Guerreros showed them discussing their chances in the Royal Rumble match; after the bout, Cena and Buchanon argued before Cena and Red Dogg, who was sitting in the front row, attacked Buchanon and rammed him shoulder-first into the steel ring post before Red Dogg applied an armbar on the floor (Red Dogg’s TV debut)
Bill DeMott pinned Rikishi at 4:13 with a powerbomb
Nunzio (w/ Jamie Noble & Nidia) pinned Tajiri at 4:52 with a springboard armbar DDT after Tajiri fought off Noble and Nidia
Brock Lesnar & Rey Mysterio Jr. (mystery partner) defeated the Big Show & Albert (w/ Paul Heyman) in 37 seconds after Rey hit the 619 on Albert (Mysterio’s return match from surgery)
Matt Hardy (w/ Shannon Moore) pinned Sho Funaki (w/ WWE Cruiserweight Champion Billy Kidman) at 4:24 with the Twist of Fate
WWE World Champion Kurt Angle, Charlie Haas, & Shelton Benjamin defeated Edge & Chris Benoit via disqualification in a handicap match when Benoit hit Angle with his own crutch at 15:01

WWE (Raw) @ Atlantic City, NJ – Boardwalk Hall – January 12, 2003
Spike Dudley pinned Rico with the Dudley Dog
Sean O’Haire pinned the Hurricane with a roll up and grabbing the tights for leverage
Christian pinned Tommy Dreamer by using the ropes for leverage
Rob Van Dam pinned Batista by reversing the sit-down powerbomb attempt into a sunset flip; after the bout, Batista twice hit the sit-down powerbomb
WWE Tag Team Champions Lance Storm & William Regal defeated the Dudley Boyz when Regal pinned Bubba after Storm hit the challenger with one of the title belts; after the bout, Spike Dudley attempted to make the save but was thrown through a table; moments later, Storm sustained a 3D through a table
WWE Women’s Champion Victoria defeated Molly Holly, Jackie, and Trish Stratus after Sean Morley interfered
Maven pinned Christopher Nowinski with a missile dropkick
Kane pinned Rosey with the chokeslam; Rico attempted to interfere earlier in the bout but was chokeslammed into the ring by Kane
Test pinned D-Lo Brown with a boot to the face
Scott Steiner defeated WWE Raw World Champion Triple H via disqualification when Batista interfered and shoved referee Earl Hebner; after the bout, Rob Van Dam helped make the save and hit the Five Star Frog Splash on Batista

WWE (Smackdown!) @ Saginaw, MI – Saginaw County Event Center – January 12, 2004 (2,000)
The Ultimo Dragon defeated Nunzio
Akio & Sakoda defeated Spanky & Paul London
Billy Kidman defeated Ernest Miller
Bradshaw & Hardcore Holly defeated Rhyno & Matt Morgan
John Cena defeated Sean O’Haire
WWE Smackdown! Tag Team Champions Doug & Danny Basham defeated Scotty 2 Hotty & Rikishi and Shelton Benjamin & Charlie Haas
Chris Benoit defeated Chuck Palumbo in a submission match
Dawn Marie defeated Sable in a tiny teddy contest
WWE Cruiserweight Champion Rey Mysterio Jr. defeated Chavo Guerrero Jr., Tajiri, and Albert in an elimination match; Kurt Angle was the guest referee for the bout; despite Albert’s size, the cruiserweight title was on the line in the match

WWE @ Long Island, NY – Nassau Coliseum – January 12, 2004 (6,100)
Lance Storm & Val Venis defeated Travis Tomko & Kevin Fertig following the Hart Attack
Sunday Night Heat:
Garrison Cade & Mark Jindrak defeated the Hurricane & Rosey at 5:05 when Jindrak pinned the Hurricane after he sustained a blow to the back of the head from Cade
Royal Rumble Qualifying Match: Rico (w/ Jackie Gayda) pinned Tommy Dreamer at 3:27 with a spinning heel kick after Jackie hit Dreamer in the back with his own Singapore cane
Rob Conway (w/ Rene Dupree) pinned Spike Dudley with a springboard corkscrew suplex at 4:19
Scott Steiner pinned Steven Richards at 2:03 with the Flatliner; after the bout, Test came ringside and kicked Richards in the face
Raw – included an in-ring face-to-face confrontation between Shawn Michaels and Triple H:
WWE Women’s Champion Molly Holly & Jazz (w/ Teddy Long) defeated Trish Stratus & Lita at 4:53 when Jazz pinned Trish with a roll up and using the tights for leverage after Long threw his jacket on Trish to distract her; after the bout, Chris Jericho made the save for Trish against Long and Jazz before being attacked from behind by Mark Henry
Bill Goldberg pinned Matt Hardy in an impromptu match at 2:26 with the spear and Jackhammer; the bout came about from Hardy complaining to Steve Austin about having no one to face; after the bout, Goldberg announced that he was entering the 30-man Royal Rumble match (Goldberg’s surprise return from suspension)
WWE Raw Tag Team Champion Batista (w/ WWE Raw Tag Team Champion Ric Flair) pinned D-Von Dudley (w/ Bubba Ray Dudley) with the sit-down powerbomb at 3:14, moments after Flair sent Bubba Ray into the steel steps and then the ring barrier; after the bout, Bubba Ray prevented the champions from putting D-Von through a table
Booker T defeated Kane via disqualification at 1:47 after Kane twice sent Booker head-first into the ring steps; after the bout, Kane scared officials from the ring where he hit the tombstone on a dazed Booker
Mark Henry (w/ Teddy Long & Jazz) pinned Chris Jericho with the powerslam at 7:51 after Jericho became distracted by Long on the ring apron; moments prior to the finish, Jericho made Henry tap to the Walls of Jericho but the referee was distracted by Trish Stratus and Jazz brawling in the ring and around ringside
WWE IC Champion Randy Orton pinned Rob Van Dam with a DDT off the top at 18:55 after crotching the challenger as he prepared for the Five Star Frog Splash; after the bout, Triple H came to the ring to celebrate Orton’s win; earlier in the bout, Orton reserved a ringside seat for Mick Foley and sent a limo to Foley’s house to pick him up but Foley did not show

WWE Smackdown!
Taped 1/9/07; Peoria, IL; Civic Center
1/12/07 – included Maryse welcoming the audience back from commercial; featured a recap of the 4-way tag team title ladder match at Armageddon; included a commercial advertising the DVD release of “The Marine,” available Jan. 30; featured a second Batista vignette detailing his injury, return to the ring, and World Heavyweight Title victory over Booker T; included a vignette of the Inferno match at Armageddon; featured the announcement WWE US Champion Chris Benoit would face Chavo Guerrero Jr. the following week in a No DQ match; included Kristal interviewing World Heavyweight Champion Batista about the possible challenge of Ken Kennedy or the Undertaker at the Royal Rumble:
Beat the Clock: Matt Hardy fought Finlay to a draw at 5:10 when neither was able to beat Ken Kennedy’s time of 5:07; prior to the bout, Ken Kennedy cut a backstage promo saying he didn’t think anyone could beat his time set last week; Kennedy was shown watching the match backstage; after the bout, Joey Mercury – wearing a mask to cover the injury sustained at Armageddon – attacked Hardy, hit him with a chair, and attempted to lock his head in the chair until Michael Hayes, Mike Rotundo, and referees intervened; after the commercial break, Kristal interviewed Mercury backstage in which he said he wouldn’t stop until Matt Hardy’s face looked worse than his
Tatanka pinned Jimmy Wang Yang at 5:49 by catching Yang coming off the top and hitting a modified uranage
Ken Kennedy pinned WWE US Champion Chris Benoit in a non-title match at 20:43 with a roll up and grabbing the tights for leverage as Benoit attempted to put an interfering Chavo Guerrero Jr. in the Sharpshooter; after the bout, Benoit attacked Chavo, who came out early in the match to do guest commentary, and scared him into the crowd
WWE Smackdown! Tag Team Champions Brian Kendrick & Paul London (w/ Ashley) defeated William Regal & Dave Taylor at 9:12 when Kendrick pinned Regal with a backslide
Beat the Clock: MVP fought Vito to a draw at 5:08 when neither man could beat Ken Kennedy’s time of 5:07; after the bout, MVP kicked Vito to the floor but Vito eventually threw him back-first into the ringpost
Beat the Clock: The Undertaker fought Mike Mizanin to a draw at 5:07 when neither was able to beat Ken Kennedy’s time of 5:07; Kennedy came out early in the match and interfered throughout to delay Taker’s victory, either by climbing on the apron or pulling Mizanin out of the ring to stall for time; Taker had Mizanin covered with the tombstone when time ran out; because Kennedy’s time stood as the fastest, he earned a World Heavyweight Title shot at the Royal Rumble

WWE (Smackdown! & ECW) @ Jonesboro, AR – Convocation Center – January 12, 2008 (3,500)
WWE Smackdown! Tag Team Champions John Morrison & Mike Mizanin defeated Jimmy Wang Yang & Shannon Moore when Morrison pinned Yang by grabbing the tights for leverage
Jamie Noble defeated Deuce
Kelly Kelly & Michelle McCool defeated Nattie Neidhart & Layla
Royal Rumble Qualifying Match: Shelton Benjamin defeated Tommy Dreamer
ECW World Champion CM Punk pinned Chavo Guerrero Jr. with the Go To Sleep
Finlay defeated WWE US Champion MVP via disqualification when MVP hit the challenger in the leg with a steel chair
The Undertaker & Kane defeated Mark Henry & Big Daddy V when Henry was pinned following a double chokeslam
Kofi Kingston pinned Elijah Burke
World Heavyweight Champion Edge pinned Rey Mysterio Jr. after hitting him with the title belt

WWE (Raw) @ Tallahassee, FL – Donald L Tucker Center – January 12, 2008
Carlito Caribbean Cool & Santino Marella defeated DH Smith & Super Crazy
Drew McIntyre defeated Charlie Haas
Snitsky defeated Brian Kendrick
Atlas DaBone defeated Trevor Murdoch
WWE Raw Tag Team Champions Hardcore Holly & Cody Rhodes defeated Robbie & Rory McAllister
WWE Women’s Champion Beth Phoenix defeated Mickie James
WWE World Champion Randy Orton pinned WWE IC Champion Jeff Hardy
Shawn Michaels & Triple H defeated Umaga & William Regal

– 1/12/08: Ken Kennedy was married. Matt Hardy and Gregory Helms were among those in attendance.
Graham Cawthon