On this day in pro wrestling history: Midnight Express wins Mid South tag titles for the first time

by Brian Hoops
 
1976 – Blackjack Mulligan defeated Paul Jones to win the NWA
Mid-Atlantic United States Title.
 
1983 – The Midnight Express (Dennis Condrey & Bobby Eaton) defeated
Magnum TA & Mr Wrestling II in a Loser Receives 10 Lashes Match to win
the Mid South Tag Team Titles after Mr Wrestling walked out on his partner.
 
1985 – Terry Taylor defeated Ted DiBiase in Shreveport, Louisiana to win
the Mid South North American Heavyweight Title
 
1999 – ECW World Tag Team Champions Sabu and Rob Van Dam defeated the
Dudley Boyz and Tommy Dreamer and Shane Douglas in a Three Way Dance at
an event in Philadelphia, PA.
 
2000 – Dean Malenko defeated Essa Rios to win the WWF Light Heavyweight
Title
 
2001 – Crash Holly defeated Dean Makenko for the WWF Light Heavyweight
championship.
 
2002 – Christopher Daniels defeated Samoa Joe and Frankie Kazarian in a
Three Way match to win the UPW Heavyweight Title in Santa, Ana California,
 
2005 – Christopher Daniels won the TNA X Division Title in an Ultimate X
Challenge match
involving Elix Skipper and Ron Killings at the Destination X PPV in
Orlando, Florida.
 
2011 – At the TNA Victory Road PPV in Orlando, Florida; Rosita and
Sarita defeated
Angelina Love and Winter to win the TNA Knockouts Tag Team Title.
 
 

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