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AUGUST 1

 

WWWF @ Washington DC ? August 1, 1963

WWWF World Champion Bruno Sammartino defeated the Shadow

 

Toronto, Ontario ? August 1, 1964

Television taping:

WWWF World Champion Bruno Sammartino defeated Bob Boyington

 

WWWF @ New York City, NY - Madison Square Garden - August 1, 1964

Cowboy Bradley & Sonny Boy Cassidy defeated Fuzzy Cupid & Billy the Kid at 8:51

Red Bastien defeated Hans Mortier at 5:20

Don McClarity fought the Golden Terror (Clyde Stevens) to a 20-minute draw

Dr. Jerry & Luke Graham defeated Pedro Morales & Miguel Perez in a Best 2 out of 3 falls match at 23:20

WWWF World Champion Bruno Sammartino defeated Freddie Blassie at 28:00 with a bearhug

Gorilla Monsoon & Killer Kowalski fought Bobo Brazil & Bill Watts to a draw at 28:41

 

WWWF @ Reading, PA - August 1, 1967

Baron Mikel Scicluna defeated Arman Hussian

Prof. Toru Tanaka defeated Bob Taylor

Sam Rubin defeated Angelo Savoldi

Lou Albano & Tony Altimore defeated Miguel Perez & Pete Sanchez

WWWF World Champion Bruno Sammartino defeated Luke Graham

 

WWWF @ New York City, NY - Madison Square Garden - August 1, 1970 (17,864)

Sky Low Low & Little Brutus defeated the Jamaica Kid & Billy the Kid (Best of the WWF Vol. 2)

Manuel Soto defeated Joe Turco at 12:54

John L. Sullivan defeated Johnny Rodz at 10:39

Prof. Toru Tanaka fought Chief Jay Strongbow to a 20-minute draw

Mario Milano defeated George Steele at 11:14

Crusher Verdu defeated Gorilla Monsoon via count-out at 4:56

WWWF World Champion Bruno Sammartino & Victor Rivera defeated WWWF International Tag Team Champions the Mongols via disqualification at 10:22

 

WWWF @ Harrisburg, PA - Zembo Mosque - August 1, 1975

Spiros Arion pinned Pete Sanchez at 12:40

Manuel Soto defeated Butcher Vachon via disqualification at 10:28 when Vachon refused to break a hold

Pat Barrett defeated Hans Schroeder

Sonny Boy Hayes & the Haiti Kid defeaed Little Tokyo & Billy the Kid in a Best 2 out of 3 falls match, 2-1; fall #1 - Tokyo & Kid won at 6:37; fall #2 - Hayes & Haiti won at 7:18; fall #3 - Hayes & Haiti won at 5:51

Waldo Von Erich defeated Chief Jay Strongbow via count-out after both men began brawling on the floor

 

WWWF @ New York City, NY - Madison Square Garden - August 1, 1977

Carlos Colon defeated Johnny Rodz at 6:50

Tony Garea & Larry Zbyzsko defeated George Steele & Stan Stasiak via disqualification

Ivan Putski defeated Baron Von Raschke

Prime Time Wrestling - 4/28/86: Prof. Toru Tanaka & Mr. Fuji defeated Jose Gonzalez & Lenny Hurst in a Best 2 out of 3 falls match, 2-0; fall #1: Fuji pinned Gonzalez with a clothesline; fall #2: Tanaka pinned Hurst after applying a cobra clutch and then shoving Hurst to the mat

Peter Miavia defeated Nikolai Volkoff at 16:35

Ken Patera defeated Chief Jay Strongbow via count-out

Bruno Sammartino (w/ Arnold Skaaland) fought WWWF World Champion Superstar Billy Graham (w/ the Grand Wizard) to a draw at 13:05 when both men were too bloody to continue; Gorilla Monsoon was the special referee for the bout; after the match, Bruno continued to attack the champion, despite Monsoon trying to hold him back (Grudge Matches)

 

WWWF @ Flushing, NY - August 1, 1978

Larry Sharpe defeated Steve King

Dino Bravo defeated Luke Graham

Moose Monroe fought Gypsy Rodriguez to a draw

Tony Garea & Haystacks Calhoun defeated Eric the Lumberjack & Gypsy Rodriguez

SD Jones defeated Butcher Vachon via disqualification

 

WWF @ Commack, NJ - August 1, 1980

Hulk Hogan defeated Pat Patterson via count-out

 

WWF @ Philadelphia, PA - Spectrum - August 1, 1981

Televised on the PRISM Network:

Dominic DeNucci defeated Baron Mikel Scicluna

Angelo Mosca won a 20-man battle royal

Larry Sharpe defeated Jack Carson

Bulldog Brower defeated Ron Shaw

Killer Khan defeated Curt Hennig

Pat Patterson defeated Sgt. Slaughter in an alley fight

WWF IC Champion Don Muraco defeated SD Jones

Andre the Giant pinned Moondog Rex with a boot to the face and splash at 1:49 (Andre the Giant)

WWF World Champion Bob Backlund defeated Angelo Mosca

Tony Garea defeated George Steele via disqualification

WWF Tag Team Champion Rick Martel defeated Moondog Spot

 

WWF @ Hartford, CT - August 1, 1982

WWF World Champion Bob Backlund pinned Jimmy Snuka

 

WWF @ Utica, NY - August 1, 1984 (1,800)

Jesse Ventura defeated Gamma Singh

Ken Patera defeated B. Brian Blair

WWF IC Champion Tito Santana defeated the Iron Sheik

Bob Orton Jr. defeated SD Jones

WWF Tag Team Champions Adrian Adonis & Dick Murdoch defeated the Wild Samoans

George Steele defeated Jose Luis Rivera

Roddy Piper defeated Jimmy Snuka via count-out

 

WWF @ Newark, NJ - August 1, 1985

Lanny Poffo defeated Rene Goulet

Bret Hart defeated Rick McGraw

Jim Neidhart defeated Swede Hanson

Pedro Morales defeated Iron Mike Sharpe

Don Muraco defeated George Wells

Susan Starr defeated Spider Lady

WWF IC Champion Tito Santana defeated Brutus Beefcake

 

WWF @ Detroit, MI - Joe Louis Arena - August 1, 1986

Harley Race defeated Cousin Luke

Billy Jack Haynes defeated Iron Mike Sharpe

King Tonga fought Bob Orton Jr. to a draw

King Kong Bundy & Big John Studd defeated B. Brian Blair & Jim Brunzell

WWF IC Champion Randy Savage & Jake Roberts defeated the Junkyard Dog & George Steele via disqualification

WWF World Champion Hulk Hogan defeated Adrian Adonis

 

WWF @ New Haven, CT - Coliseum - August 1, 1986

Included WWF Women's Champion the Fabulous Moolah, Mike Rotundo & Danny Spivey

 

WWF @ Middletown, NY - Orange County Fairgrounds - August 1, 1986

Included Tito Santana, midgets, and a ladies bout

 

WWF @ Worcester, MA - Centrum - August 1, 1987

Included Tito Santana

 

WWF @ St. Louis, MO - Kiel Auditorium - August 1, 1987 (2,025)

WWF Tag Team Champions Bret Hart & Jim Neidhart defeated Jim Brunzell & Hillbilly Jim (sub. for B. Brian Blair)

Paul Roma & Jim Powers defeated the Shadows

The Dingo Warrior defeated Barry Horowitz

Bob Orton Jr. pinned Scott Casey

Rick Rude defeated Brady Boone

Koko B. Ware pinned Danny Davis

Brutus Beefcake pinned Hercules

Randy Savage defeated WWF IC Champion the Honkytonk Man via disqualification; Mr. T was the guest referee for the bout

 

WWF @ East Rutherford, NJ - Meadowlands - August 1, 1987 (15,000)

Jerry Allen pinned Tiger Chung Lee

Sika pinned Outback Jack

Ron Bass pinned Lanny Poffo

WWF Women's Tag Team Champions Judy Martin & Leilani Kai defeated the Jumping Bomb Angels

Greg Valentine & Dino Bravo defeated Jacques & Raymond Rougeau

Don Muraco pinned King Harley Race

WWF World Champion Hulk Hogan pinned Killer Khan

 

WWF @ Welland, Ontario - August 1, 1988

The Blue Angel pinned Iron Mike Sharpe

The Iron Sheik defeated Richard Charland

The Junkyard Dog pinned Danny Davis

Greg Valentine pinned Don Muraco

Shawn Michaels & Marty Jannetty defeated the Conquistadors

Shawn Michaels won a 12-man battle royal; other participants included Marty Jannetty, the Conquistadors, the Junkyard Dog, Danny Davis, the Blue Angel, Iron Mike Sharpe, Greg Valentine, Don Muraco, the Iron Sheik, and Richard Charland

 

WWF @ Hershey, PA - Hersheypark Arena - August 1, 1991

Greg Valentine defeated Demolition Smash

The Berzerker defeated Jimmy Snuka

The Bushwhackers defeated Paul Roma & Hercules when Butch pinned Roma

Ricky Steamboat defeated the Barbarian

Virgil defeated Ted Dibiase

IRS fought Bret Hart to a draw

Sgt. Slaughter defeated Jim Duggan via disqualification

The Legion of Doom defeated WWF Tag Team Champions the Nasty Boys via disqualification

 

WWF @ Long Island, NY - Nassau Coliseum - August 1, 1992

The Nasty Boys defeated Owen Hart & Koko B. Ware

Tatanka defeated Rick Martel

Sgt. Slaughter & Crush defeated the Mountie & Repo Man

WWF IC Champion Bret Hart defeated Kamala via disqualification

WWF World Champion Randy Savage defeated Ric Flair

 

WWF @ Richfield, OH - Coliseum - August 1, 1993 (5,000)

Virgil defeated Damien Demento

The 1-2-3 Kid defeated Rick Martel

WWF IC Champion Shawn Micheals defeated Mr. Perfect

Jerry Lawler defeated Randy Savage via disqualification when Bret Hart interfered

The Bushwhackers & Tiger Jackson defeated Blake Beverly, the Brooklyn Brawler, & Little Louie

Doink the Clown defeated Marty Jannetty

Bret Hart defeated Mr. Hughes

 

WWF @ Munich, Germany - August 1, 1993 (12,000; sell out)

Tito Santana defeated the Predator

Brutus Beefcake defeated Terry Taylor

Papa Shango defeated Owen Hart

Jim Duggan defeated Bastion Booger

Tatanka defeated Bam Bam Bigelow via count-out

WWF Tag Team Champions Rick & Scott Steiner defeated the Headshrinkers

Hulk Hogan defeated WWF World Champion Yokozuna via disqualification

 

WWF @ Youngstown, OH - Beeghly Center - August 1, 1994 (8,000; heavily papered)

Monday Night Raw taping:

Jerry Lawler defeated Duke Drose via disqualification

Tatanka defeated IRS in a strap match

Razor Ramon defeated WWF IC Champion Diesel via disqualification

WWF World Champion Bret Hart defeated Owen Hart

8/1/94:

Shawn Michaels (w/ WWF IC Champion Diesel) pinned Razor Ramon at around the 23-minute mark with a roll up after Razor ran into a boot to the face from Diesel, who was on the ring apron; after the bout, Diesel and Michaels double teamed Ramon until a number of referees swarmed the ring (Shawn Michaels: Hits from the Heartbreak Kid 95)

WWF Women's Champion Alundra Blayze fought Bull Nakano to a double count-out

The Smoking Gunns defeated George Anderson & Tom Bennett

8/8/94:

Ted Dibiase's Undertaker pinned Butch Banks

Lex Luger pinned Chad Miller

Bam Bam Bigelow & IRS defeated Doink the Clown & Tatanka when Doink was pinned; after the bout, Lex Luger made the save for Tatanka against Bigelow & IRS

Bob Backlund defeated Kevin Krueger via submission with the Crossface Chicken Wing

Sunday Night Slam - shown 8/21/94:

Ted Dibiase's Undertaker defeated Sonny Rogers

WWF IC Champion Diesel defeated Typhoon

Bull Nakano defeated Heidi Lee Morgan

Razor Ramon defeated Todd Becker

Bam Bam Bigelow & IRS defeated Bob Holly & 1-2-3 Kid

Lex Luger pinned Crush with the running forearm

 

WWF @ Toronto, Ontario - Skydome - August 1, 1998

WWF Light Heavyweight Champion Taka Michinoku pinned Scott Taylor with the Michinoku Driver

Scorpio pinned Tiger Ali Singh with the 450 splash

Edge pinned Quebecar Pierre

the Road Dogg & Billy Gunn defeated Mark Henry & Godfather

Triple H defeated WWF IC Champion the Rock via disqualification when the Godfather interfered

Mankind defeated Terry Funk in a No Holds Barred match with the Mandible Claw

Val Venis pinned Kurrgan with the top rope splash

X-Pac pinned Jeff Jarrett

Ken Shamrock defeated Owen Hart in a submission match

WWF World Champion Steve Austin defeated the Undertaker and Kane by pinning Kane

 

WWF @ Birmingham, AL - August 1, 2000

Sunday Night Heat - included backstage footage of Mick Foley and Edge putting Christian through training so that he could lose one pound and qualify for his Light Heavyweight title shot against Dean Malenko; featured an in-ring promo by Steven Richards, Bull Buchanon, & the Goodfather regarding the vulgarity and violence in the WWF; included footage of Linda McMahon and the Rock at the Republican National Convention in Philadelphia to promote the Smackdown Your Vote campaign:

Crash Holly defeated the Big Bossman via disqualification at 3:26 after Bossman hit Crash in the face with his nightstick

Test & Albert (w/ Trish Stratus) defeated D-Lo & Chaz when Albert pinned D-Lo with the Baldo Bomb at 5:32

WWF Light Heavyweight Champion Dean Malenko pinned WWF Tag Team Champion Christian (w/ WWF Tag Team Champion Edge) with an inside cradle at 2:02; after the bout, Christian hit Malenko in the back with a steel chair as the champion was fighting off an interfering Edge

Tazz defeated Eddie Guerrero via submission with the Tazzmission at 2:51 after Val Venis interfered behind the referee's back and dropped Guerrero face-first against the top turnbuckle; moments earlier, Trish Stratus came ringside and was quickly chased backstage by Chyna, allowing Venis his opportunity

Smackdown!:

X-Pac (w/ the Road Dogg) pinned Scotty 2 Hotty (w/ Grandmaster Sexay) with a low blow and the X-Factor

Eddie Guerrero (w/ Chyna) & Rikishi defeated WWF IC Champion Val Venis (w/ Trish Stratus) & Tazz when Guerrero pinned Val with the frog splash

Matt Hardy defeated WWF Tag Team Champion Edge (w/ Christian) via disqualification when Christian interfered; Jeff Hardy and Lita came down afterwards and got involved in a brawl which included the use of a ladder and steel chairs

Chris Benoit & the Big Show defeated WWF World Champion the Rock & Kane when Benoit pinned the Rock with the diving headbutt after Shane McMahon interfered and hit the champion with a chair; the Big Show chokeslammed Kane through a portion of the stage after the match, with Kane being stretchered out afterwards

WWF Hardcore Champion Steve Blackman pinned Perry Saturn (w/ Terri) after Al Snow interfered and hit Saturn with Head

The Goodfather & Bull Buchanon (w/ Steven Richards) defeated the Acolytes after using a 2X4 as a weapon on Farooq and Buchanon hitting the scissors kick

The Road Dogg (w/ X-Pac) pinned Grandmaster Sexay (w/ Scotty 2 Hotty) after X-Pac interfered and hit a spin kick; Rikishi made the save after the match

Triple H, Kurt Angle, & WWF Women's Champion Stephanie McMahon defeated the Dudley Boyz & Lita in a No DQ match when Stephanie pinned Lita after Triple H hit the Pedigree on Lita

 

WWE (Raw) @ Sydney, Australia - Superdome - August 1, 2003

Test pinned Scott Steiner

The Hurricane pinned Rodney Mack

Steven Richards pinned Spike Dudley

Randy Orton pinned Val Venis

Trish Stratus pinned Victoria

WWE Raw Tag Team Champions Sylvian Grenier & Rene Dupree defeated the Dudley Boyz

Ric Flair pinned Shawn Michaels

Chris Jericho & Christian defeated WWE IC Champion Booker T & Goldust when Jericho pinned Booker T; after the match, Jericho challenged Booker to a title shot for the following night

Rob Van Dam defeated Kane via disqualification; after the bout, RVD, Shawn Michaels, and the Hurricane are the last men standing of a brawl also involving Randy Orton, Ric Flair, and Kane

 

WWE (Smackdown!) @ Bridgeport, CT - August 1, 2004

WWE Cruiserweight Champion Spike Dudley defeated Rey Mysterio Jr. and Chavo Guerrero Jr. by pinning Chavo with a small package

Luther Reigns pinned Charlie Haas with a neckbreaker

WWE Smackdown! Tag Team Champions Paul London & Billy Kidman defeated the Dudley Boyz when Kidman pinned Bubba Ray

Kenzo Suzuki pinned Scotty 2 Hotty

John Heidenreich (w/ Paul Heyman) pinned Shannon Moore

The Undertaker defeated WWE World Champion John Bradshaw Layfield via disqualification at around the 15-minute mark when the Dudley Boyz and Luther Reigns interfered

WWE US Champion Booker T pinned Rob Van Dam by putting both feet on the ropes for leverage

Johnny Stamboli pinned Rene Dupree

John Cena pinned Kurt Angle with the FU

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