On This Day In Wrestling History…August 1st

Take a look back at the happenings that have taken place on August 1st in wrestling history, including the birth of one of the most notable men in wrestling history.

CM Punk

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1994 – Shawn Michaels took part in his first match since losing to Razor Ramon in the iconic ladder match at WrestleMania X. In the main event of Monday Night Raw, Michaels defeated Ramon in a 23-minute barnburner.

2006 – CM Punk made his much-anticipated ECW debut in a match against Justin Credible on an episode of ‘ECW On Sci-Fi’ taped at the Hammerstein Ballroom, New York City.

Notable Wrestling Birthdays:

  • George Hackenschmidt (1878)
  • Bunkhouse Buck (1950)
  • Prince Iaukea (1964)
  • D-Von Dudley (1972)
  • Harry Smith (1985)
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