Wrestling History in April
On 1st April in wrestling history, no fools here as the the events considered as the greatest WrestleMania and the greatest NXT TakeOver both took place.
1982 – At the Mid-South Coliseum in Memphis, Tennessee, comedian and actor Andy Kaufman took on Jerry Lawler.
On 6th April 2014 the most famous streak in the history of wrestling came to an end at WrestleMania XXX when The Undertaker was defeated by Brock Lesnar.
On 7th April in wrestling history we look back at the first female WrestleMania main event and KOFI-MANIA!
April 8th in wrestling history saw the wrestling debut of one of the most famous female athletes on the planet, Ronda Rousey.
On 9th April in wrestling history, Mike Awesome signed with WCW whilst still ECW Champion causing huge upset and setting off a unique chain of events.
On April 10th in wrestling history, WCW reset their entire promotion when two familiar faces returned to rule over the company once again.
On 11th April in wrestling history, one of WCW's most popular home grown stars, Diamond Dallas Page finally won The Big Gold Belt.
On April 12th in wrestling history, The Godfather claimed his only single title in WWE on an episode of Monday Night Raw.
On 13th April in wrestling history we saw the PPV debut of ECW including arguably the most anticipated match in company history.
On 14th April in wrestling history, two of the WWE's best ever female wrestlers went to war over the top title in London.
On 15th April in wrestling history, WWE taped a pair of unique Money In The Bank matches in 'cinematic' style at Titan Towers.
On April 16th in wrestling history, WWE Raw played host to 'The Miracle In Milan' that saw Umaga lose his Intercontinental Title to 'fan in the crowd' Santino Marella.
On 17th April in wrestling history, we look back at Chris Jericho's World Title win that never was, and Tag Team titles being contested in singles matches, not once, but twice!
On 18th April in wrestling history, we look back at Jim Ross beating Triple H, Edge returns from neck surgery, and the WWF and ECW champions face each other.
On 19th April in wrestling history, we look back at the time Rob Van Dam won the TNA Championship on arguably the best ever episode of Impact.
On 20th April in wrestling history, Goldberg defeated Raven on WCW Nitro to win the first title belt of his career.
On April 21st in wrestling history, we look back at Brock Lesnar making his in-ring debut, and the King of the Ring tournament taking over RAW.
On 22nd April in wrestling history, we look back at Tommy Dreamer winning the ECW Heavyweight Championship but then losing it before he even got to wear the belt.
On 23rd April in wrestling history, WWE Raw in London saw John Cena and Shawn Michaels contest one of the longest, and best, bouts in Raw history.
On April 24th in wrestling history, Austin Aries defeated one of Mexico's modern greats for the Impact World Championship.
On April 25th in wrestling, one of the most hated title changes in wrestling history took place when David Arquette won the WCW World Championship.
On April 26th in wrestling history, Steve Austin made his first ever WWF Championship defence.
On April 27th in wrestling history, Braun Strowman won the biggest Royal Rumble match in WWE history in Saudi Arabia.
On 28th April in wrestling history, WCW and NJPW promoted the first of two shows in North Korea reportedly in front of the biggest crowd in wrestling history.
On April 29th in wrestling history, WWE Chairman Vince McMahon shockingly won the ECW World Championship from Bobby Lashley.