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Hogan debuts in WCW, immediately wins world title

Hulk Hogan made his debut in a match for WCW on this date in history, winning the world heavyweight championship from Ric Flair in a dream match at "Bash at the Beach."

Eric Bischoff shows up on Raw to hug Vince McMahon

It was on this date in WWE history that Eric Bischoff showed up on Monday Night Raw ... and gave Vince McMahon a hug, potentially throwing away millions of dollars.

Hulk Hogan, Vince Russo, and worked shooting

This date in WCW history saw one of the most controversial worked shoots in the pro wrestling business, as Hulk Hogan and Vince Russo creatively collided.

The Chris Benoit tragedy

The bodies of Chris Benoit and his family were found on this date in pro wrestling history.

The Outsiders crash The Great American Bash

"The Great American Bash" was held on this date in WCW history (June 16, 1996) in Baltimore and featured The Outsiders crashing the party before Kevin Nash powerbombed Eric Bischoff through a table.

This Day in History: Keibler debuts on SmackDown

Stacy Keibler, one of the most beautiful women to ever come into the pro wrestling business, made her WWF debut on this date in history on "SmackDown."

Leilani Kai wins the NWA Women's Championship

(Video) WWE Undisputed Champion Chris Jericho runs over Triple H's dog, then blasts him with a sledgehammer. All thanks to Stephanie -- and a brain-dead creative team.

Six years since saying bye to Ernest "Ernie" Ladd

On March 10, 2007, the pro wrestling world said goodbye to Ernest "Ernie" Ladd, who passed away at the age of 68 after a three-year battle with cancer. The Big Cat will never be forgotten.

This date in WWF history (March 1): Slammy Awards!

On March 1, 1986, WWF aired its first-ever Slammy Awards, which took place at the Civic Center in Baltimore, Maryland, and was recognized by the "Academy of Wrestling Arts and Sciences."

This date in WCW history (Feb. 28): Freebird Rule

One title, three champions. Say what? Enter the "Freebird rule."

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