Morning Report: Sunday Is Still Pro Wrestling, WWE Network, Today In History & More


- There is only one event going down on this Sunday and it’s WWE Live Event: Sunday (7/13) – Wildwood, NJ at the Wildwoods Convention Center. The advertised matches are: John Cena vs. Bray Wyatt in a street fight. Others that are advertised include: John Cena, Sheamus, Randy Orton, Bray Wyatt, Daniel Bryan, The USO’s, Big E, Bad News Barrett, The WWE Divas, and many more!

- It should be a slow day on the site, but stay tuned if anything breaks.

- Here is today’s streaming content on the WWE Network:

  • 12am EST – Saturday Night’s Main Event: 10/5/1985
  • 1am EST – Saturday Night’s Main Event: 11/2/1985
  • 2:01am EST – Beyond The Ring: Triple H
  • 4am EST – ECW Hardcore TV: 2/21/1995
  • 5am EST – ECW Hardcore TV: 2/27/1995
  • 6am EST – WCW Clash of The Champions 26
  • 8am EST – WrestleMania Rewind: WrestleMania 1
  • 9am EST – This Week In WWE
  • 9:30am EST – Best of RAW: 9/22/1997
  • 11am EST – Warrior: The Ultimate Legend
  • 12pm EST – Journey to WrestleMania XXX: Daniel Bryan
  • 1pm EST – Cougar Countdown
  • 2pm EST – Total Divas replay
  • 3pm EST – WWE Countdown: Thunderous Returns
  • 4pm EST – WrestleMania Rewind: CM Punk at 24 and 25
  • 5pm EST – WWE Superstars replay
  • 6pm EST – WWE Main Event replay
  • 7pm EST – WWE NXT replay
  • 8pm EST – WrestleMania XXX

- Here is your pro wrestling history lesson of the day:

2-time ECW Tag Team Champion Chris Michaels turns 53 today

Former WWF & WCW Tag Team Champion Sean Waltman turns 42 today

One-time WCW Women’s Champion Akira Hokuto turns 47 today

1982: Mr Fuji & Mr Saito defeated Jules & Chief Jay Strongbow to win the WWF Tag Team Titles.

1996: ECW Heat Wave was held live at the ECW Arena, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. 1,500 were in attendance and here are the results:

* The Gangstas fought Samoans Gangstas Party to a no contest
* Mikey Whipwreck defeated Paul Lauria
* The Eliminators defeated Sabu & Mikey Whipwreck to retain the ECW World Tag Team Titles
* The Dudley Boyz defeated The Full Blooded Italians
* Tarzan Goto defeated Axl Rotten
* Shane Douglas defeated Chris Jericho, Pitbull #2, & 2 Cold Scorpio to win the ECW World Television Title
* Sabu defeated Louie Spicolli
* The Sandman, Terry Gordy, & Tommy Dreamer defeated Brian Lee, Stevie Richards, & Raven in a Steel Cage Match

1997: WCW Bash At The Beach was held at the Ocean Center, in Daytona Beach, Florida with 6,354 in attendance.

* Mortis & Wrath defeated Glacier & Ernest Miller.
* Chris Jericho defeated Ultimo Dragon to retain the WCW Cruiserweight Title
* The Steiner Brothers defeated The Great Muta & Masahiro Chono
* Juventud Guerrera, Lizmark Jr., & Hector Garza defeated Psychosis, La Parka, & Villano IV
* Chris Benoit defeated The Taskmaster in a Retirement Match
* Jeff Jarrett defeated Steve McMichael to retain the WCW United States Title
* Scott Hall & Randy Savage defeated Diamond Dallas Page & Curt Hennig
* Roddy Piper defeated Ric Flair
* Lex Luger & The Giant defeated Dennis Rodman & Hollywood Hogan

1998: WWF Monday Night Raw defeated WCW Monday Nitro: 4.7 to 4.5 in the ratings.

1998: Kane & Mankind defeated The New Age Outlaws (Billy Gunn & Road Dogg) to win the WWF Tag Team Titles on Raw.

2007: Memorial services for Nancy Benoit & her son Daniel were held in Daytona Beach, Florida today.

2008: TNA Victory Road was held at Reliant Arena, in Houston, Texas with 3,000 in attendance.

* Team TNA (Curry Man, Alex Shelley, & Chris Sabin) defeated Team International (Alex Koslov, Doug Williams, & Tyson Dux), Team Japan (Milano Collection AT, Masato Yoshino, & Puma), & Team Mexico (Ultimo Guerrero, Rey Bucanero, & Averno) in an Elimination Tag Team Match in the World X Cup Tournament

* Gail Kim defeated Angelina Love

2-time ECW Tag Team Champion Chris Michaels turns 53 today

Former WWF & WCW Tag Team Champion Sean Waltman turns 42 today

One-time WCW Women’s Champion Akira Hokuto turns 47 today

1982: Mr Fuji & Mr Saito defeated Jules & Chief Jay Strongbow to win the WWF Tag Team Titles.

1996: ECW Heat Wave was held live at the ECW Arena, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. 1,500 were in attendance and here are the results:

* The Gangstas fought Samoans Gangstas Party to a no contest

* Mikey Whipwreck defeated Paul Lauria

* The Eliminators defeated Sabu & Mikey Whipwreck to retain the ECW World Tag Team Titles

* The Dudley Boyz defeated The Full Blooded Italians

* Tarzan Goto defeated Axl Rotten

* Shane Douglas defeated Chris Jericho, Pitbull #2, & 2 Cold Scorpio to win the ECW World Television Title

* Sabu defeated Louie Spicolli

* The Sandman, Terry Gordy, & Tommy Dreamer defeated Brian Lee, Stevie Richards, & Raven in a Steel Cage Match

1997: WCW Bash At The Beach was held at the Ocean Center, in Daytona Beach, Florida with 6,354 in attendance.

* Mortis & Wrath defeated Glacier & Ernest Miller.

* Chris Jericho defeated Ultimo Dragon to retain the WCW Cruiserweight Title

* The Steiner Brothers defeated The Great Muta & Masahiro Chono

* Juventud Guerrera, Lizmark Jr., & Hector Garza defeated Psychosis, La Parka, & Villano IV

* Chris Benoit defeated The Taskmaster in a Retirement Match

* Jeff Jarrett defeated Steve McMichael to retain the WCW United States Title

* Scott Hall & Randy Savage defeated Diamond Dallas Page & Curt Hennig

* Roddy Piper defeated Ric Flair

* Lex Luger & The Giant defeated Dennis Rodman & Hollywood Hogan

1998: WWF Monday Night Raw defeated WCW Monday Nitro: 4.7 to 4.5 in the ratings.

1998: Kane & Mankind defeated The New Age Outlaws (Billy Gunn & Road Dogg) to win the WWF Tag Team Titles on Raw.

2007: Memorial services for Nancy Benoit & her son Daniel were held in Daytona Beach, Florida today.

2008: TNA Victory Road was held at Reliant Arena, in Houston, Texas with 3,000 in attendance.

* Team TNA (Curry Man, Alex Shelley, & Chris Sabin) defeated Team International (Alex Koslov, Doug Williams, & Tyson Dux), Team Japan (Milano Collection AT, Masato Yoshino, & Puma), & Team Mexico (Ultimo Guerrero, Rey Bucanero, & Averno) in an Elimination Tag Team Match in the World X Cup Tournament

* Gail Kim defeated Angelina Love

* Sonjay Dutt defeated Jay Lethal

* The LAX defeated Beer Money Inc in a Fan’s Revenge Lumberjack Match to retain the TNA Tag Team Titles

* Taylor Wilde defeated Awesome Kong (with Raisha Saed) to retain the TNA Knockouts Title

* Volador Jr. Defeated Kaz, Naruki Doi, & Daivari in in an Ultimate X Match to win the World X Cup for Team Mexico

* Team 3D & Kurt Angle defeated AJ Styles, Christian Cage, & Rhino in a Full Metal Mayhem Match

* Samoa Joe fought Booker T to a no-contest to retain the TNA World Title.

2009: WWE announced that Bragging Rights would be replacing Cyber Sunday PPV for the month of October.

2010: AJ Styles defeated Rob Terry to win the TNA Global Title.

2011: ROH announced they signed Tomasso Ciampa to a contract.

2013: WWE Money In The Bank was held at the Wells Fargo Center, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania with 15,000 in attendance.

* The Shield (Roman Reigns & Seth Rollins) defeated The Usos to retain the WWE Tag Team Titles

* Damien Sandow defeated Wade Barrett, Cody Rhodes, Fandango Dean Ambrose, Jack Swagger, & Antonio Cesaro (with Zeb Colter) in a Money In The Bank Ladder Match to earn a World Title Match contract

* Curtis Axel defeated The Miz to retain the WWE Intercontinental Title

* AJ Lee defeated Kaitlyn to retain the WWE Diva’s Title

* Ryback defeated Chris Jericho

* Alberto Del Rio defeated Dolph Ziggler via DQ to retain the World Heavyweight Title

* John Cena defeated Mark Henry to retain the WWE Title

* Randy Orton defeated Rob Van Dam, Daniel Bryan, CM Punk, Christian, & Sheamus in a Money In The Bank Ladder Match to earn a WWE Title Match contract.

Tags: AJ Styles ECW Money In The Bank Victory Road