This Day in Wrestling History (Nov. 3)
    Submitted by Graham Cawthon on Monday, November 3, 2008 at 6:57 AM EST



    Here is a listing of known WWE, WCW, and ECW related events which aired or took place on this date. For more visit http://www.thehistoryofwwe.com.
    - Graham Cawthon


    WWWF @ Washington DC - November 3, 1966
    WWWF World Champion Bruno Sammartino & Antonio Pugliese fought Tank Morgan & Bull Ortega to a draw

    - 11/3/70: Dawn Marie was born.

    WWWF @ New London, CT - Ocean Beach Auditorium - November 3, 1972
    Chuck O'Connor vs. Ricky Sexton
    Joe Esposito vs. Blackjack Slade
    Sky Low Low & Frenchy Lamont vs. Lottle Joey & Sonny Boy Hayes
    Gorilla Monsoon vs. the Spoiler

    WWWF @ North Attleboro, MA - Witschi's Sports Arena - November 3, 1978
    Stan Stasiak vs. Joe Crugnale
    Luke Graham vs. SD Jones
    Spiros Arion vs. Larry Zbyzsko
    Dino Bravo vs. Crusher Blackwell

    Championship Wrestling
    Taped 10/23/79; Allentown, PA; Agricultral Hall
    11/3/79:
    Swede Hanson defeated Johnny Rivera
    WWF IC Champion Pat Patterson defeated Mike Masters via submission with an abdominal stretch
    Tony Atlas pinned Moose Monroe with a splash at the 55-second mark
    Hussein Arab fought Dominic DeNucci to a double count-out after 9 minutes
    Larry Zbyzsko defeated Billy Coleman
    Bobby Duncum (w/ Capt. Lou Albano) pinned Bill Berger with a bulldog; after the bout, Arnold Skaaland and WWF World Champion Bob Backlund attempted to make the save but were also beaten down

    WWF @ Springfield, MA - Civic Center - November 3, 1979
    18-man, $10,000 battle royal; participants included: Johnny Valiant, Jimmy Valiant, Jerry Valiant, Baron Mikel Scicluna, Swede Hanson, the Great Hussein, Jose Estrada, Johnny Rodz, Bulldog Brower, Chief Jay Strongbow, Pete Sanchez, Ted Dibiase, Dominic DeNucci, Larry Zbyszko, Dave Darrow, Johnny Rivera, Tito Santana, and Ivan Putski

    WWF @ Boston, MA - Boston Garden - November 3, 1984
    Jose Luis Rivera defeated Dr. X
    David Sammartino defeated Frank Savage
    Paul Orndorff defeated SD Jones
    The Junkyard Dog defeated Nikolai Volkoff via disqualification
    The Spoiler defeated Samula
    WWF World Champion Hulk Hogan defeated Roddy Piper via count-out
    The Tonga Kid defeated Jerry Valiant
    WWF IC Champion Greg Valentine defeated Tito Santana via disqualification
    Tony Atlas defeated Pete Doherty
    Brutus Beefcake defeated Salvatore Bellomo

    Championship Wrestling
    Taped 10/23/84; Poughkeepsie, NY; Mid-Hudson Civic Center
    11/3/84 - included Nikolai Volkoff & Freddie Blassie as guests of Piper's Pit:
    Sgt. Slaughter defeated Johnny Rodz at 3:36; during the match, Hillbilly Jim was seen for the first time in the audience
    WWF IC Champion Greg Valentine (w/ Capt. Lou Albano) defeated Rick McGraw at 2:32; after the match, Tito Santana did a run-in
    David Sammartino defeated Carl Fury at 3:13
    Jack & Jerry Brisco defeated Steve Lombardi & Charlie Fulton at 2:29 (the Briscos' debut)
    Barry Windham defeated the Executioner at 2:53 (Windham's debut)
    Mil Mascaras defeated Terry Manton at 4:32

    Maple Leaf Wrestling
    Taped 10/8/84; Hamilton, Ontario; Copps Coliseum
    11/3/84 - included Tito Santana as a guest of Piper's Pit; featured the Greg Valentine / SD Jones bout from MLG, taped 10/21/84:
    David Schultz pinned Tony Garea at 3:04 with an elbow drop after Garea missed a crossbody block
    Sgt. Slaughter defeated Goldie Rogers via submission with the cobra clutch at 2:24
    Kamala pinned Nick DeCarlo at 1:32 following two splashes
    Big John Studd pinned Richard Cummings with an elbow drop
    Brutus Beefcake pinned Rick McGraw with a high knee at 1:56

    WWF / Stampede @ Calgary, Alberta - November 3, 1984
    Gama Singh defeated Ron Shaw
    Davey Boy Smith defeated Rene Goulet
    The Dynamite Kid defeated Bobby Bass
    David Schultz defeated Rick McGraw
    Bad News Allen defeated Ben Bassarab
    Bret Hart defeated Butch Moffat
    The Iron Sheik defeated Angelo Mosca via disqualification
    WWF Tag Team Champions Adrian Adonis & Dick Murdoch defeated the Wild Samoans
    Andre the Giant defeated Kamala

    WWF @ East Rutherford, NJ - Meadowlands - November 3, 1985
    Steve Lombardi fought Jose Luis Rivera to a draw
    Pedro Morales defeated Tiger Chung Lee
    Lanny Poffo defeated Terry Gibbs
    King Tonga defeated Rene Goulet
    Adrian Adonis defeated WWF IC Champion Tito Santana by a count-out
    WWF Tag Team Champions Brutus Beefcake & Greg Valentine defeated Mike Rotondo & Dan Spivey
    Jesse Ventura fought Uncle Elmer to a double disqualification

    WWF @ Cleveland, OH - November 3, 1985 (5,500)
    George Steele & Cpl. Kirchner defeated the Iron Sheik & Nikolai Volkoff
    Bret Hart & Jim Neidhart defeated Davey Boy Smith & the Dynamite Kid
    Paul Orndorff defeated Don Muraco via count-out
    Hillbilly Jim defeated Big John Studd via disqualification

    Prime Time Wrestling
    11/3/86 - 1-hour episode:
    - Brutus Beefcake pinned SD Jones at 5:35 with a running kneelift (10/19/86; Houston, TX; Summit)
    - Greg Valentine pinned Steve Gatorwolf at 8:30 with a suplex (10/19/86; Houston, TX; Summit)
    - WWF Tag Team Champion the Dynamite Kid pinned Moondog Rex at 8:15 with a crucifix cradle (10/19/86; Houston, TX; Summit)
    - Bret Hart pinned Raymond Rougeau at 8:34 with a reverse roll up and grabbing the tights for leverage (10/19/86; Houston, TX; Summit)

    WWF @ Long Island, NY - Nassau Coliseum - November 3, 1986 (12,000)
    Leilani Kai & Judy Martin defeated Penny Mitchell & Candice Perdue
    SD Jones defeated Steve Lombardi
    Billy Jack Haynes defeated Mr. X via submission with the full nelson
    Kamala pinned Scott McGhee
    Hercules pinned Koko B. Ware
    Ricky Steamboat fought Bob Orton Jr. to a draw
    WWF Tag Team Champions Davey Boy Smith & the Dynamite Kid defeated Greg Valentine & Brutus Beefcake in a Texas Tornado Match
    WWF World Champion Hulk Hogan defeated Paul Orndorff via count-out

    WWF @ Kansas City, MO - Municipal Auditorium - November 3, 1986 (1,800)
    The Honkytonk Man defeated Tommy Sharpe
    Cpl. Kirchner (sub. for Jacques Rougeau) & Raymond Rougeau defeated the Iron Sheik & Nikolai Volkoff
    Don Muraco defeated Hillbilly Jim
    Tito Santana defeated Jimmy Jack Funk
    The Junkyard Dog defeated Harley Race via disqualification
    WWF IC Champion Randy Savage fought Jake Roberts to a double disqualification

    WWF @ Lansing, MI - Civic Center - November 3, 1987
    Included the Junkyard Dog



    WWF @ Tucson, AZ - Community Center - November 3, 1987
    Don Muraco vs. Sika
    George Steele vs. Danny Davis
    Davey Boy Smith & the Dynamite Kid vs. Bret Hart & Jim Neidhart
    Koko B. Ware vs. the One Man Gang
    Paul Orndorff & Jim Duggan vs. Rick Rude & King Harley Race
    Also included a bunkhouse brawl



    WWF @ Colorado Springs, CO - Broadmoor World Arena - November 3, 1988
    Included Jake Roberts



    WWF @ Rapid City, SD - Rushmore Plaza Civic Center - November 3, 1988
    Included WWF Tag Team Champions Demolition



    WWF @ Glens Falls, NY - Civic Center - November 3, 1988
    Included WWF World Champion Randy Savage



    WWF @ Erie, PA - Civic Center - November 3, 1989 (5,024)
    Ron Garvin fought Greg Valentine to a draw; during the bout, Garvin injured his leg
    Earthquake defeated Mark Young
    Rick Martel pinned Brutus Beefcake
    Hillbilly Jim defeated the Brooklyn Brawler
    Hercules defeated Bad News Brown via disqualification
    Shawn Michaels & Marty Jannetty defeated Jacques & Raymond Rougeau
    WWF IC Champion the Ultimate Warrior pinned Andre the Giant at the 20-second mark



    WWF @ Peoria, IL - Civic Center - November 3, 1989 (3,500)
    Al Perez pinned Barry Horowitz
    Sam Houston pinned Tom Stone
    WWF Tag Team Champions Demolition defeated Arn Anderson & Haku (sub. for Tully Blanchard)
    Dusty Rhodes pinned the Big Bossman
    The Honkytonk Man defeated the Red Rooster
    Randy Savage defeated Jim Duggan



    WWF @ Denver, CO - McNichols Arena - November 3, 1989 (5,000)
    Tugboat defeated Boris Zhukov
    Mr. Perfect pinned Jimmy Snuka
    Tito Santana defeated the Conquistador
    Rick Rude defeated Roddy Piper via disqualification
    The Powers of Pain defeated the Bushwhackers
    The Genius defeated Paul Roma
    Jake Roberts pinned Ted Dibiase



    NWA @ Fayetteville, NC - Cumberland County Civic Center - November 3, 1989
    Included NWA World Champion Ric Flair, Rick & Scott Steiner, Sid Vicious & Dan Spivey



    WWF @ San Diego, CA - Sports Arena - November 3, 1990 (matinee)
    Included Rick Martel



    World Championship Wrestling

    Taped 10/90; Atlanta, GA; Center Stage Theatre
    11/3/90:
    The Juicer defeated Mark White
    The Master Blasters defeated Dave Diamond & Scott Allen
    The Junkyard Dog defeated Rocky Gibbs
    NWA US Champion Stan Hansen defeated Jeff Stone
    Brian Pillman defeated Ringlord #1
    The Nasty Boys defeated John Peterson & Dave Perry
    Brad Armstrong defeated Lt. James Earl Wright
    Sid Vicious defeated Mark Freeman
    Tommy Rich defeated Hassin Farouk
    Moondog Rex defeated Tommy Angel
    Ricky Morton vs. Michael Hayes



    WWF @ Anaheim, CA - Convention Center - November 3, 1990 (5,000)
    Shane Douglas pinned Boris Zhukov
    Koko B. Ware pinned Black Bart
    The Warlord pinned Jimmy Snuka



    WWF @ Austin, TX - Frank Erwin Center - November 3, 1990 (3,000)
    Battle Cat (Bob Bradley) pinned the Brooklyn Brawler
    Jim Brunzell pinned Omar Atlas
    The Big Bossman pinned the Barbarian (sub. for Bobby Heenan)
    Sgt. Slaughter defeated Nikolai Volkoff
    Randy Savage defeated WWF World Champion the Ultimate Warrior via count-out
    Davey Boy Smith pinned Haku
    WWF Tag Team Champions Bret Hart & Jim Neidhart defeated Greg Valentine & the Honkytonk Man



    NWA @ Raleigh, NC - Dorton Arena - November 3, 1990
    The Juicer defeated Dutch Mantell
    Terry Taylor defeated the Iron Sheik
    The Junkyard Dog defeated Moondog Rex
    Terry Taylor (sub. for NWA US Tag Team Champion Scott Steiner) & NWA US Tag Team Champion Rick Steiner defeated the Nasty Boys via disqualification
    El Gigante defeated El Diablo
    NWA Tag Team Champions Doom fought Ric Flair & NWA TV Champion Arn Anderson to a double count-out
    NWA World Champion Sting defeated Sid Vicious



    WWF Superstars

    Taped 10/9/90; Springfield, IL; Prairie Capital Convention Center
    11/3/90 - included Bobby Heenan as a guest of the Brother Love Show:
    The Bushwhackers defeated Bob Bradley & Spike Jones
    Sgt. Slaughter defeated Warren Bianchi
    Dustin Rhodes (w/ Dusty Rhodes) defeated Ted Dibiase (w/ Virgil & Sapphire) when Dustin survived the 10-minute time-limit; pre-match stipulations stated that if he could last 10 minutes with Dibiase he would be declared the winner
    Mr. Perfect (w/ Bobby Heenan) pinned Randy Jones at 1:07 with the Perfect Plex



    WWF @ Augusta, GA - Augusta-Richmond County Civic Center - November 3, 1990
    Ron Garvin pinned Buddy Rose
    Saba Simba pinned Paul Diamond with a Samoan Drop
    Earthquake pinned Tugboat
    WWF Tag Team Champions Shawn Michaels & Marty Jannetty defeated Paul Roma & Hercules via disqualification when Hercules hit Marty Jannetty with his steel chain
    Pez Whatley defeated the Genius
    Tito Santana pinned the Black Demon with the flying forearm
    Dusty & Dustin Rhodes defeated Ted Dibiase & Virgil when Dustin pinned Virgil with a bulldog



    WWF @ Champaign, IL - November 3, 1991 (matinee)
    Tito Santana defeated Hercules
    Skinner defeated Jimmy Snuka
    The Mountie defeated Davey Boy Smith via count-out
    WWF Tag Team Champions the Legion of Doom defeated the Natural Disasters via disqualification
    IRS defeated the Big Bossman
    WWF World Champion Hulk Hogan defeated Ric Flair via count-out after ramming Flair’s head into the ringpost



    WCW @ Charleston, WV - Civic Center - November 3, 1991 (matinee)
    Tracey Smothers & Steve Armstrong defeated Ron Cooperman & Scott Summers
    Arachnaman defeated Richard Morton
    WCW US Tag Team Champions Todd Champion & Firebreaker Chip defeated Richard Morton & Terrence Taylor
    WCW US Champion Sting defeated Abdullah the Butcher via disqualification
    Van Hammer defeated WCW Tag Team Champion Arn Anderson
    Bobby Eaton defeated Johnny B. Badd
    Dustin Rhodes & Big Josh defeated WCW TV Champion Steve Austin & the Diamond Studd
    WCW World Champion Lex Luger defeated WCW Light Heavyweight Champion Brian Pillman



    Wrestling Challenge

    Taped 10/1/91; Huntington, WV; Civic Center
    11/3/91 - included WWF World Champion Hulk Hogan as a guest of the Barber Shop:
    Davey Boy Smith pinned Duane Gill with the running powerslam at 1:50
    Tito Santana pinned Pat Tanaka with the flying forearm at 1:59
    The Natural Disasters (w/ Jimmy Hart) defeated Shawn Michaels & Marty Jannetty when Typhoon pinned Michaels with a splash after a sit-down splash from Earthquake; after the match, Michaels refused to be taken out on a stretcher
    Jake Roberts pinned Ron Cumberledge at the 40-second mark with the DDT
    Million $ Champion Virgil defeated Barry Hardy via submission with the Million $ Dream at 1:46



    WWF @ Calgary, Alberta - November 3, 1991



    WWF @ Moline, IL - Wharton Fieldhouse - November 3, 1991
    Tito Santana defeated Hercules
    Skinner defeated Jimmy Snuka
    The Mountie defeated Davey Boy Smith via count-out
    WWF Tag Team Champions the Legion of Doom defeated the Natural Disasters via disqualification
    IRS defeated the Big Bossman
    WWF World Champion Hulk Hogan defeated Ric Flair via count-out



    WCW @ Anderson, SC - Civic Center - November 3, 1992
    Included Arn Anderson and Nikita Koloff



    WCW @ Munich, Germany - Rudi-Sedlmayer-Halle - November 3, 1993
    WCW US Champion Dustin Rhodes & Ricky Steamboat defeated Steve Austin & Brian Pillman
    Johnny B. Badd defeated Maxx Payne
    WCW Tag Team Champions the Nasty Boys defeated Marcus Alexander Bagwell & 2 Cold Scorpio
    Davey Boy Smith defeated WCW TV Champion Lord Steven Regal in a non-title match
    Ric Flair defeated WCW International World Champion Rick Rude in a non-title match
    WCW World Champion Vader defeated Sting



    WWF @ Kamloops, British Columbia - November 3, 1994



    WCW @ Orlando, FL - Disney MGM Studios - November 3, 1995
    WCW Worldwide taping



    ECW @ Reading, PA - Bodyslams Arena - November 3, 1995 (500)
    Hack Myers pinned JT Smith
    The Pitbulls defeated Buh Buh Ray & Dances with Dudley
    Axl Rotten defeated Dino Sendoff
    ECW World Champion Mikey Whipwreck defeated Jason Knight
    The Bad Crew defeated the Flamingo Kid & George Love
    ECW TV Champion 2 Cold Scorpio defeated Axl Rotten via disqualification
    Cactus Jack defeated Tommy Dreamer via disqualification; pre-match stipulations stated there could be no punches in the bout
    The Public Enemy defeated Raven & Stevie Richards



    WWF @ Cincinnati, OH - November 3, 1995 (3,400)
    Avatar defeated the Brooklyn Brawler
    Bob Holly defeated Bob Backlund
    Ahmed Johnson defeated Rad Radford
    Savio Vega defeated Jean Pierre Lafitte
    Isaac Yankem DDS defeated Bam Bam Bigelow
    WWF Tag Team Champions the Smoking Gunns defeated Kama & Psycho Sid
    WWF World Champion Diesel, Bret Hart, & Shawn Michaels defeated Yokozuna, Davey Boy Smith, & King Mabel



    WWF Superstars

    Taped 10/22/96; Cincinnati, OH; Cincinnati Gardens

    11/3/96:
    Diesel II & Razor Ramon II defeated Barry Horowitz & Aldo Montoya
    Jesse Jammes defeated Frank Stilleto
    Steve Austin defeated Tom Mores
    Crush (w/ Clarence Mason) defeated Bruno Taylor
    Marc Mero (w/ Sable) defeated Goldust (w/ Marlena) via disqualification when WWF IC Champion Hunter Hearst Helmsley and Mr. Perfect interfered



    WWF @ Worcester, MA - November 3, 1996 (3,363)
    The Sultan defeated Bob Holly
    Justin Bradshaw pinned Aldo Montoya
    Billy Gunn pinned Bart Gunn
    Psycho Sid pinned Vader in a stretcher match
    WWF Tag Team Champions Owen Hart & Davey Boy Smith defeated Henry & Phinneas Godwinn
    Marc Mero defeated WWF IC Champion Hunter Hearst Helmsley via disqualification
    WWF World Champion Shawn Michaels & the Undertaker defeated Goldust & Mankind in a steel cage match



    WCW @ Saginaw, MI - Civic Center - November 3, 1996 (3,618)
    WCW Cruiserweight Champion Dean Malenko defeated Chris Jericho
    The Nasty Boys defeated Juventud Guerrera & Psychosis
    Syxx defeated Chavo Guerrero Jr.
    Lex Luger defeated Chris Benoit
    Eddie Guerrero defeated Diamond Dallas Page
    Sting defeated Randy Savage and the Giant when Savage and the Giant were both counted-out
    WCW Tag Team Champions Scott Hall & Kevin Nash defeated Harlem Heat



    WWF @ Hershey, PA - Hersheypark Arena - November 3, 1997 (5,661; sell out)
    Salvatore Sincere pinned Brakkus with his feet on the ropes
    Flash Funk pinned Tiger Ali Singh (w/ Tiger Jeet Singh) by reversing a Northern Lights suplex into a German suplex; after the match, Funk was double teamed
    Shotgun - 11/8/97:
    The Road Dogg & Henry Godwinn (w/ Billy Gunn & Phinneas Godwinn) defeated Bradshaw & Headbanger Thrasher (w/ Barry Windham & Headbanger Mosh) after Road Dogg hit Thrasher with the timekeeper's bell at 4:56
    Mankind defeated the Sultan via submission with the Mandible Claw at 2:35
    Taka Michinoku & Scott Taylor defeated Pantera & Mosco when Taka pinned Mosco at 5:49 with the Michinoku Driver
    Raw is War - featured Jim Ross & Jim Cornette on commentary for the 1st hour, with Ross, Vince McMahon, & Jerry Lawler on commentary for the 2nd hour; included an opening segment in which Vince McMahon interviewed Steve Austin regarding his upcoming IC title match with Owen Hart at the Survivor Series as well as his recent altercations with the Nation of Domination and Ahmed Johnson; moments later, Ahmed came out - with several referees trying to block him from the ring - and cut a promo on Austin costing him the IC title the previous week; the fans repeatedly chanted "Austin" during Ahmed's promo and subsequent challenge to Austin to face him in the ring; moments later, Austin said he would be glad to face Ahmed; featured a pretaped segment in which Jim Ross interviewed Goldust & Marlena regarding the past several months; after Marlena talked about being happy to be home and back with her family and daughter, Goldust said he was tired of her crap, he found someone who understood him while Marlena was gone, and he then told her to take his ring and their marriage and shove it up her ass; included a lengthy segment detailing the feud between Bret Hart and Shawn Michaels; featured Ahmed Johnson coming out for his match against Steve Austin, which the commentators said wasn't scheduled until later in the show, with Kane and Paul Bearer appearing moments later; Kane then dropped Ahmed with a chokeslam and two tombstones until Mankind appeared, applied the Mandible Claw on Bearer, and hit Kane over the head with a pipe; Mankind then protected Ahmed on the floor with a steel chair as Kane sat up inside the ring; included Austin cutting an in-ring promo, saying what Ahmed got was nothing compared to what he would have done to him, and then made an open challenge for anyone to come out and take Ahmed's place in a fight, with Farooq, Rocky Maivia, Kama, and D-Lo Brown then coming out; just as the Nation went to get in the ring, the Legion of Doom attacked them from behind, allowing Austin to drop Kama with the Stunner and then leave ringside as the brawl continued; featured Michael Cole conducting an in-ring interview with Degeneration-X; as Cole attempted to ask a question, Michaels kissed Triple H on the lips and then did the same to Chyna; moments later, Triple H shoved Cole to the mat, with Cole then leaving the ring; Michaels then played air guitar on his belt, like Hollywood Hogan, as Triple H referenced the recent "Age in the Cage" Halloween Havoc main event; Michaels then said he would come out next week naked and face Ken Shamrock; after Sgt. Slaughter came out, Michaels and Triple H put on helmets with wipers to counter the implied spit from Slaughter talking; Slaughter then said Michaels would face Shamrock but it wouldn't be next week, it would be later tonight:
    WWF Light Heavyweight Title Tournament Quarter Finals: Aguila pined Super Loco with a twisting splash off the top at 5:12; Sunny was the guest ring announcer for the bout and Brian Christopher did guest commentary for the match
    Marc Mero (w/ Sable) pinned Savio Vega with the TKO after a low blow behind the referee's back at 2:33; prior to the bout, Mero shoved a cameraman out of the way backstage and barged into Sable's dressing room to grab her as she was topless; moments later, a pretaped promo from Vega was shown in which he said he would get revenge on Mero for what he did to Miguel Perez; after the match, Michael Cole attempted to interview Sable at ringside but Mero interrupted and said if he wanted to interview a superstar he could interview Mero; moments later, Jim Ross said Goldust had sustained a broken hand and plugged the WWF Hotline to find out how that happened
    Vader defeated Davey Boy Smith (w/ Jim Neidhart, Doug Furnas, & Phil LaFon) in a No DQ dog collar match at 3:34, despite interference from the other members of Team Canada; prior to the bout, it was announced Vader would lead Team USA members Marc Mero and Goldust at the Survivor Series and that the Patriot, who was suffering from a torn tricep, would be replaced in the match; during the match, Michael Cole interviewed LaFon & Furnas at ringside as to why they were returning as part of Team Canada at the Survivor Series, with Furnas saying the team received support from around the world following their car wreck months earlier but no support from the fans in America; immediately after the match, a fan came into the ring and dropped several members of Team Canada until he was covered and protected by Vader as referees attempted to break up the fight; moments later, two policemen escorted the man from the ring (the surprise debut of Steve Blackman)
    Billy Gunn & the Road Dogg defeated Jose Estrada Jr. & Jesus Castillo when Road Dogg pinned Estrada at 5:22 following a flying fistdrop from Gunn behind the referee's back as Estrada covered Road Dogg after lifting Road Dogg up for a powerbomb and then dropping him face first onto the top turnbuckle
    Ken Shamrock defeated WWF European Champion Shawn Michaels (w/ Chyna & Triple H) via disqualification at around the 11-minute mark when Triple H and Rick Rude, who came ringside mid-way through the match, interfered after Shamrock reversed a superkick attempt into the ankle lock; after the match, Triple H dropped Shamrock with the Pedigree onto Rude's metal briefcase to end the show
    Dark Match after the show: Steve Austin, the Undertaker, & WWF Tag Team Champions the Legion of Doom defeated Farooq, the Rock, D-Lo Brown, & Kama when Austin pinned Farooq with the Stunner



    WCW @ Ft. Myers, FL - Lee County Civic Center - November 3, 1998
    WCW Saturday Night taping:
    Mike Sullivan defeated Mean Mike
    Juventud Guerrera defeated Kaz Hayashi
    Vincent defeated Johnny Swinger
    Chavo Guerrero Jr. defeated Alex Wright
    Van Hammer defeated Emory Hale
    Jerry Flynn defeated Scott Armstrong
    Glacier defeated Lenny Lane
    Lodi defeated Johnny Cruz
    Scott Hall defeated Mike Sullivan
    Johnny Swinger defeated Barry Darsow via disqualification
    Prince Iaukea defeated Norman Smiley
    WCW TV Champion Chris Jericho defeated Disco Inferno
    Konnan defeated Tokyo Magnum
    Rey Mysterio Jr. defeated El Dandy
    Scott Norton defeated Barry Horowitz
    Eddie Guerrero defeated Raven via disqualification
    Lex Luger defeated the Giant via disqualification



    WWF @ Dallas, TX - Reunion Arena - November 3, 1998 (13,684; sell out)
    Zane Morris defeated the Mercenary
    Skull & 8-Ball (w/ Paul Elloring) fought Farooq & Bradshaw to a double count-out
    Shotgun - 11/14/98:
    The Godfather defeated Marc Mero via disqualification; Shane McMahon was the referee for the match
    WWF Light Heavyweight Champion Christian (w/ Gangrel & Edge) defeated Taka Michinoku
    Tiger ali Singh defeated Scorpio
    8-Ball defeated Matt Hardy
    Sunday Night Heat - 11/8/98:
    The Godfather defeated Marc Mero via disqualification; Shane McMahon was the referee for the match
    WWF Light Heavyweight Champion Christian (w/ Gangrel & Edge) defeated Taka Michinoku
    WWF European Champion X-Pac fought Steven Regal to a no contest when the champion was attacked by the Undertaker before the match began; after the match, the Road Dogg & Billy Gunn came out to help their DX teammate
    WWF Tag Team Champions the Road Dogg & Billy Gunn defeated Matt & Jeff Hardy; after the match, Vince McMahon came out and ordered the champions would face both the Headbangers and Mark Henry & D-Lo Brown at the Survivor Series
    Jeff Jarrett (w/ Debra) fought Droz (w/ Road Warrior Animal) to a no contest when Road Warrior Hawk interfered; after the match, Hawk sustained the Doomsday Device; Owen Hart did commentary for the match
    Raw is War - 11/9/98:
    X-Pac fought the Undertaker to a no contest when Kane interfered; during the melee, Kane attempted to shoot a fireball into the Undertaker’s face but X-Pac sustained the blow instead
    Val Venis defeated Steve Blackman via disqualification when Terri Runnels, who had been sent backstage by Val, returned ringside and his Val in the groin; moments later, Blackman was attacked by Jeff Jarrett and the Blue Blazer
    Headbanger Mosh defeated the Road Dogg and D-Lo Brown; after the match, Billy Gunn cleared the ring; Shane McMahon was the referee for the match
    Goldust defeated Jeff Jarrett (w/ Debra) via disqualification when Jarrett hit his opponent with a guitar after Goldust kissed Debra on the ring apron, moments after Terri Runnels came ringside to distract Goldust
    Steven Regal pinned Golga (w/ the Oddities) with a DDT; during the match, Regal unmasked Golga (the match was not televised due to the unmasking)
    WWF Hardcore Champion Mankind pinned WWF IC Champion Ken Shamrock by pinning him on the rampway; during the match, Vince McMahon, the Big Bossman, Gerald Brisco, and Pat Patterson interfered on behalf of Mankind; only the hardcore title was on the line; this was the 1st defense of the hardcore championship
    Kane defeated Edge (w/ Gangrel & Christian) via disqualification when Gangrel and Christian interfered; after the match, Kane hit a chokeslam on all three, poured gasoline on them, and attempted to use a blowtorch until officials intervened
    The Rock pinned Mark Henry (w/ D-Lo Brown) with the People’s Elbow, despite interference from D-Lo and the Big Bossman; after the match, the Rock fought off McMahon’s Stooges before bringing Vince himself, who watched the match from ringside, into the ring and hit the Rock Bottom and People’s Elbow; Shane McMahon was the referee for the match; due to prematch stipulations, the Rock regained his spot in the Survivor Series world title tournament



    - 11/3/98: WWE Hall of Famer Jesse Ventura (I) became governor of Minnesota following a victory over Hubert Humphrey III (D) and Norm Coleman (R).



    WWF @ Lowell, MA - Tsongas Arena - November 3, 2001
    Spike Dudley pinned Steven Richards with the Dudley Dog
    Ivory pinned Jackie with a roll up and fast count as Jackie was arguing with the referee
    Shawn Stasiak & Rico Constantino defeated Ron Waterman & Randy Orton when Stasiak scored the pin with a roll up
    Albert pinned Mike Awesome with the Baldo Bomb
    WWF Tag Team Champions Booker T & Test defeated the Undertaker & Kane in a steel cage match when Shawn Stasiak interfered and helped Booker escape over the top; after the match, Stasiak sustained a double chokeslam from the challengers
    Perry Saturn pinned Raven with a roll up; during the match, Jackie became the special referee after knocking the Alliance referee out of the ring
    Brock Lesnar pinned Tommy Dreamer with a powerslam
    Eddie Guerrero pinned Sho Funaki with a roll up
    Billy Kidman pinned Crash Holly with a modified neckbreaker
    WWF Hardcore Champion Rob Van Dam pinned Tazz with the Five Star Frog Splash



    Rebellion 01 - Manchester, England - Evening News Arena - November 3, 2001 (15,612; sell out)
    Billy Gunn & Chuck Palumbo defeated Lance Storm & Justin Credible when Palumbo pinned Credible with the Jungle Kick at 5:00
    Pay-per-view bouts - included Chavo Guerrero Jr. & Hugh Morrus attempting to interview the Divas backstage; featured a backstage segment in which Vince McMahon forced Chris Jericho and the Rock to shake hands and bury the hatchet; they did shake hands but moments later were involved in a pull-apart brawl:
    WWF IC Champion Edge defeated WWF European Champion Christian in a steel cage match at 12:49 by escaping over the top after trapping the challenger's feet between the ring ropes and cage bars, then tying his feet together with Edge's wrist tape; only the IC title was on the line
    Scotty 2 Hotty pinned the Hurricane with a bulldog and the Worm at 8:55
    The Big Show pinned Diamond Dallas Page with the at 3:15 by catching Page running off the ropes and hitting the chokeslam; after the bout, DDP grabbed the microphone and said that his loss wasn't a bad thing, it was a good thing because now he could leave the country
    WCW Tag Team Champions the Dudley Boyz defeated the Acolytes and Matt & Jeff Hardy in an elimination match at 12:01; Matt pinned Farooq at 5:28 with the Twist of Fate after the Dudleyz hit a reverse necbreaker on Farooq; D-Von pinned Matt following the 3D after Jeff failed a Swanton attempt and was thrown to the floor
    William Regal defeated Tajiri via submission with the Regal Stretch at 5:55 after Tajiri missed a moonsault off the top; prior to the bout, Regal grabbed the microphone and said that he was a much better role model for the English youth than David Beckham or anyone from Manchester United; after the bout, Tajiri sprayed Regal in the face with green mist before kicking him in the head
    WCW World Champion Chris Jericho pinned Kurt Angle at 14:55 by reversing the Olympic Slam into a roll up; after the match, Angle attacked the champion from behind and hit two Olympic Slams
    Lita & Torrie Wilson defeated Molly Holly & Stacy Keibler at 4:16 when Lita pinned Molly with the Twist of Fate after Torrie catapulted Molly into Stacy in the corner; Trish Stratus was the guest referee for the match; after the bout, Stacy argued with Trish over the decision before Trish dropped her with a bulldog
    WWF World Champion Steve Austin pinned the Rock at 22:09 with the Stunner after Kurt Angle hit the challenger in the face with the title belt as Rock ran the ropes in preperation for the People's Elbow; minutes earlier, Angle came to the ring and hit Rock in the back with a steel chair as the referee was down; moments later, Chris Jericho came out to make the save, stealing the chair away from Angle, and sending him to the floor; when the Rock came to and saw Jericho with the chair, he assumed Jericho was the one who had hit him and knocked him to the floor; after the bout, Austin and Angle embraced before leaving the ring together as the show came to a close



    WWE (Raw) @ Moncton, New Brunswick - November 3, 2002
    Rosey & Jamal defeated Tommy Dreamer & Johnny Stamboli when Stamboli was pinned following the Samoan Drop
    Batista pinned Justin Credible with the sit-down powerbomb
    Goldust pinned Christopher Nowinski with the Curtain Call
    William Regal & Lance Storm defeated Spike Dudley & the Hurricane following the superkick from Storm
    Kane pinned Test with the tombstone
    D-Lo Brown pinned Raven with the Sky High
    WWE Women's Champion Trish Stratus & Jackie defeated Victoria & Molly Holly after Trish hit the bulldog
    Rob Van Dam pinned Rico in a martial arts challenge with the Five Star Frog Splash
    WWE Raw Tag Team Champions Chris Jericho & Christian defeated Bubba Ray Dudley & Jeff Hardy in a Moncton Streetfight after Jericho hit the Lionsault on Hardy



    WWE (Smackdown!) @ Bethlehem, PA - November 3, 2002
    Rikishi pinned Albert with the superkick in a Kiss My Ass match
    Doug Basham & Bull Buchanon defeated Sean O'Haire & Shelton Benjamin when Benjamin was pinned
    Nathan Jones pinned Val Venis with a full nelson slam
    Billy Kidman & Torrie Wilson defeated John Cena & Dawn Marie when Kidman pinned Cena with the Shooting Star Press
    WWE World Champion Brock Lesnar pinned the Big Show by avoiding the chokeslam and using an inside cradle
    D-Von Dudley & Ron Simmons defeated Chuck Palumbo & Sho Funaki when D-Von pinned Funaki with the reverse DDT
    WWE Cruiserweight Champion Jamie Noble defeated Tajiri and Crash Holly in an elimination match; Noble pinned Crash with the Tiger Bomb; Noble pinned Tajiri with an inside cradle and using the tights for leverage
    WWE Smackdown! Tag Team Champion Chris Benoit defeated Matt Hardy via submission with the Crippler Crossface after avoiding the Twist of Fate
    Edge & Rey Mysterio Jr. defeated Eddie & Chavo Guerrero Jr. when Mysterio pinned Chavo with the West Coast Pop



    WWE (Smackdown!) @ Ottawa, Ontario - Corel Centre - November 3, 2003 (1,600)
    Torrie Wilson won a tiny teddy contest over Sable and Dawn Marie; Edge was the guest MC for the event
    Orlando Jordan pinned Horshu with a neckbreaker
    Johnny Stamboli & Nunzio defeated Spanky & Paul London when Spanky was pinned
    Rhyno pinned Jamie Noble with the Gore
    WWE Cruiserweight Champion Tajiri pinned Billy Kidman with the kick to the head
    Bradshaw pinned Chuck Palumbo with the Clothesline from Hell
    WWE Smackdown! Tag Team Champions Doug & Danny Basham defeated Scotty 2 Hotty & Rikishi and Shelton Benjamin & Charlie Haas when Haas was pinned with a double team move after Shaniqua interfered and hit the challenger with her whip
    Rey Mysterio Jr. pinned John Cena by reversing an attempt at the FU into a roll up
    The Undertaker, Kurt Angle, & Chris Benoit defeated WWE Smackdown! World Champion Brock Lesnar, WWE US Champion the Big Show, & Albert when Taker pinned Lesnar with the chokeslam



    WWE @ Cleveland, OH - Gund Arena - November 3, 2003
    Eric Young pinned Bobby Rude with a moonsault at 5:05; Young was announced as hailing from nearby Shaker Heights, OH
    Kevin Fertig & Travis Tomko defeated Mark Bennarucci and Tyson Dux at 5:12 when Dux was pinned following a side slam / legdrop combo
    Sunday Night Heat:
    Rene Dupree pinned the Hurricane with a roll up at 5:27
    Gail Kim defeated Jackie via submission at 2:54
    Tommy Dreamer pinned an unknown with the DDT at 3:07; after the match, Dreamer gave his Singapore cane to Cleveland Cavaliars' LeBron James who sat ringside for the show
    Rosey (w/ the Hurricane) pinned Rob Conway (w/ Rene Dupree) at 3:16 when the Hurricane interfered and helped in hitting a neckbreaker / Samoan Drop double team move while the referee was busy with Dupree on the floor
    Raw - included a closing segment in which Steve Austin called out Batista, with Batista then coming to the ring where he and Austin brawled; after sending Batista to the floor, Austin dropped an interfering Mark Henry with the Stunner before being jumped from behind by Batista; moments later, Bill Goldberg made a surprise appearance, came out to the ring, and made the save for Austin; after clearing the ring, Austin offered Goldberg a beer, which Goldberg declined, saying he would only drink if he was given a match with Batista for the following week; Austin agreed and the two shared a few beers as the show came to a close:
    Chris Jericho & Cristian defeated Booker T & WWE IC Champion Rob Van Dam at 7:33 when Jericho pinned RVD with a neckbreaker and having Christian hold down RVD's leg from the outside during the cover
    Batista (w/ Ric Flair) pinned Maven at 2:33 with a powerbomb after punching his opponent in the mouth as Maven attempted the modified bulldog off the top
    Mark Jindrak & Garrison Cade defeated WWE Raw Tag Team Champions the Dudley Boyz in a non-title match at 4:23 when Cade pinned Bubba Ray with a clothesline after the champions became distracted by Scott Steiner, who threatened to gorilla press slam Stacy Keibler on the rampway
    Lance Storm pinned Rico (w/ Jackie Gayda) via submission by using a single leg takedown into the Canadian Maple Leaf at 1:58; prior to the match, Val Venis came ringside with several females and, after the match, he and Val celebrated in the ring with the ladies
    John Heidenreich & Trish Stratus defeated Steven Richards & Victoria in a mixed tag team match at 5:18 when Heidenreich pinned Richards with a backbreaker submission into a powerbomb
    Shawn Michaels pinned Mark Henry with the superkick at 6:26 after lifting his knees as Henry came off with a bomb out of the corner; during the opening moments of the contest, Steve Austin - acting as the ringside enforcer for the match - sent Teddy Long backstage after Long interfered on behalf of Henry; after the match, Austin called out Batista and a brawl ensued between the two until Bill Goldberg made the save; since Austin was acting as the ringside enforcer, it was legal for him to fight Batista

    Taped 10/29/06; Milwaukee, WI; Bradley Center
    Smackdown!

    11/3/06 - included an opening in-ring promo by Rey Mysterio Jr., on a crutch, in which he said while he did give up in his I Quit match against Chavo Guerrero Jr., he did not give up on the fans; moments later, Chavo and Vickie Guerrero came out with the dented chair Chavo used to assault Rey's knee during their match and Chavo asked Rey to autograph it for him; after Chavo wrote "I quit" on the chair, he attacked Rey and targetted the already injured knee, hitting it with the chair; as Vickie attempted to hit Rey with the chair, WWE US Champion Chris Benoit came out, scaring both Chavo and Vickie out of the ring; featured a look at Kelly Carlson's role in "The Marine;" included the announcement Batista would face Finlay the following week; featured Teddy Long appointing Batista as the bodyguard of World Heavyweight Champion Booker T, with Sharmell, for the night - against the wishes of Booker; included footage from the Cyber Sunday press conference held the previous Tuesday in Cincinnati; featured a look at the alligators featured in "The Marine;" included the announcement that Cryme Tyme, Trevor Murdoch & Lance Cade, the Highlanders, and Viscera & Charlie Haas would compete at Cyber Sunday with the fans deciding the stipulation featured a backstage segment in which Batista walked into the hallway and pretended to fight off several men from Raw and Smackdown!, to protect Booker T, while Booker and Sharmell listened to the "struggle" from inside his locker room; included an ad promoting WrestleMania 23 tickets going on sale Nov. 11; featured Batista leading Booker & Sharmell to his limo, after which he fought off several men who supposedly were there to attack Booker; included a closing in-ring segment in which Batista challenged Finlay to face him then and there, with the two then brawling in the aisle for several minutes until they were pulled apart by referees and officials, including Mike Rotundo and Steve Keirn:
    WWE Smackdown! Tag Team Champions Paul London & Brian Kendrick (w/ Ashley) defeated KC James & Idol Stevens (w/ Michelle McCool) in a non-title at 5:18 when London pinned Stevens with a Shooting Star Press off Kendrick's back
    The Undertaker & Kane defeated Ken Kennedy & MVP in a No DQ, no count-out match at 11:53 when Taker pinned Kennedy with the tombstone after hitting him with a chokeslam, as Kane did the same to MVP; Taker & Kane originally won the match at 4:44 via count-out when Kennedy & MVP walked out of the match after being knocked to the floor but Teddy Long came out and ordered that the match be restarted as a no-count out match; the match, after being restarted, Taker & Kane won via disqualification at 3:15 when Kennedy hit a low blow on Kane as Kane attempted the chokeslam on MVP but Long again came out and ordered the match continue as a No DQ, no count-out encounter (total match time: 15:08)
    WWE Cruiserweight Champion Gregory Helms pinned Jimmy Wang Yang (w/ 2006 Diva Search finalist Amy) with a roll up at 3:20 after Yang beame distracted by Sylvan on the ring apron; after the bout, Sylvan attacked Yang until Matt Hardy came out to make the save against Sylvan and Helms
    Mike Mizanin & Kristal defeated Vito & Layla at 1:54 when Kristal pinned Layla with a roll up after Layla hit the corner; after the bout, the Boogeyman came out and scared Mizanin & Kristal to the floor until Vito & Layla threw them back inside the ring; moments later, Boogeyman grabbed Kristal, as Mizanin ran from the ring, and spat worms into her face
    Bobby Lashley pinned Jamie Noble with a running powerslam at 1:14; prior to the bout, Tatanka appeared at the entrance stage wearing new black and white face paint; after the match, Tatanka cut a promo saying he didn't owe Lashley or anyone else an explanation of what he did the previous week, but he and his people were owed an explanation for what they suffered through



    WWE (Raw) @ San Diego, CA - ipayOne Center - November 3, 2007 (8,000)
    Santino Marella defeated Brian Kendrick
    Carlito defeated Atlas DaBone
    Jim Duggan defeated William Regal
    WWE Raw Tag Team Champions Lance Cade & Trevor Murdoch defeated Hardcore Holly & Cody Rhodes and Shelton Benjamin & Charlie Haas when Cade pinned Haas
    WWE IC Champion Jeff Hardy pinned Ken Kennedy
    Vladimir Kozlov defeated Super Crazy
    WWE Women's Champion Beth Phoenix pinned Mickie James
    Triple H & Rey Mysterio Jr. defeated WWE World Champion Randy Orton & Umaga when Triple H pinned Orton with the Pedigree; after the bout, Mysterio's daughter celebrated in the ring with the winning team



    WWE (Smackdown! & ECW) @ Redding, CA - Convention Center - November 3, 2007 (1,400)
    Jimmy Wang Yang pinned Chavo Guerrero Jr.
    ECW World Champion CM Punk pinned Mike Mizanin
    Kane & Chuck Palumbo defeated WWE US Champion & WWE Smackdown! Tag Team Champion MVP & Finlay
    World Heavyweight Champion Batista pinned the Great Khali


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