September 29th – X-Pac Wins Gold

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1979 – WWF Intercontinental Champion Pat Patterson defeats WWF World Champion Bob Backlund via disqualification in Baltimore, Maryland. Patterson hit Backlund with brass knucks, unseen by the referee, and Patterson was about to score the pin when Arnold Skaaland ran in and broke up the cover, getting Backlund disqualified.

1985 – The longest tag team title reign in the career of the Road Warriors comes to an end. After over a year as AWA World Tag Team Champions, Hawk & Animal lost the title to Jim Garvin & Steve Regal in St. Paul, Minnesota when Freebird Michael Hayes interfered, costing the Warriors the match.

1988 – The Junkyard Dog made his final appearance at Madison Square Garden, defeating King Haku by disqualification when Bobby Heenan interferes.

1989 – The Blackhearts (Tom Nash & Dave “Gangrel” Heath) defeat Kensuke Sasaki & Sumo Hara for the Stampede International Tag Team Title in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. The Blackhearts would be the final champions, as the promotion would shut down in December of 1989.

1989 – WWF World Champion Hulk Hogan defeated Randy Savage in a steel cage match in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

1989 – Jeff Jarrett & Matt Borne defeat Sheik Braddock & Mark Starr for the held-up USWA World Tag Team Title in Dallas, Texas. The belts had been held up on September 22, 1999 following a match between champions Braddock & Starr and Jarrett & Borne. With this win, Jarrett and Borne started their second reign as champion.

1993 – One of the most beloved teams in the history of the NWA, the Rock N’ Roll Express, make their WWF television debut at a taping in Portland, Maine. Ricky Morton & Robert Gibson, at the time Smoky Mountain Wrestling tag team champions, lose to Well Dunn after interference by Jim Cornette and the Heavenly Bodies. This was the result of a talent agreement between SMW and WWF.

1998 – D’Lo Brown defeats X-Pac in the very European locale of East Lansing, Michigan to win the WWF European Heavyweight Title for the second time with the help of Mark Henry, who rammed X-Pac into the ringpost to set up Brown’s top rope splash for the pin.

2001 – Pain defeated Nuevo Gran Apolo in Bayamon, Puerto Rico for the IWA World Heavyweight Title.

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