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Issue XXVIII — October 26, 2008
Recent Project News
Good article news
, Antonio Pugliese , Hard Justice (2008) , Hardy Boyz , Hornswoggle , King of the Ring (1993) , Lisa Moretti , Mike Lockwood , No Mercy (2003) , No Mercy (2007) , Rhonda Sing , Royal Rumble (1995) , and WrestleMania XI are currently WrestleMania XXIV Good article nominees.
This Fortnight in Wrestling History
October 15, 2003 - Mark Magnus ( Mark Copani) defeated Johnny Jeter to win the OVW Heavyweight Championship.
October 16, 1997 - Bam Bam Bigelow ( Scott Bigelow) defeated Shane Douglas ( Troy Martin) for the ECW Heavyweight title.
October 16, 2003 - Stu Hart died of pneumonia at the age of 88.
October 19, 2003 - Road Warrior Hawk ( Michael Hegstrand) died of a heart attack at the age of 46.
October 20, 1964 - Mad Dog Vachon ( Maurice Vachon) defeated Verne Gagne for the AWA World Heavyweight Championship.
October 20, 2000 - World Championship Wrestling, in storyline, fired Bret Hart due to his incapacitating injury and his announced retirement.
October 20, 2002 - Triple H ( Paul Levesque) defeated Kane ( Glen Jacobs) to unify the WWE and Intercontinental titles.
October 21, 2001 - Chris Jericho defeated The Rock ( Dwayne Johnson) to win the WCW World Heavyweight Championship.
October 22, 2000 - Kurt Angle defeated The Rock to win the WWF Championship.
October 23, 2000 - Yokozuna ( Rodney Anoa'i) died of a heart attack at the age of 34.
Professional Wrestling Article Stats
We have now reached our goal of getting the number of Stub-Class articles below 600. The current count is
591. It still would be greatly appreciated if anyone could help expand and/or source an article or two. A list has been placed on the stub article subpage of stub articles of well-known wrestlers that should be fairly easy to improve.
Professional wrestling articles
Recent Wrestling News
Collaboration has recently been revamped, and we will now have 6 collaborations at a time. The current collaborations will stand until they reach a certain goal, e.g. Good article status.
Cast your vote to select the next collaborations — Nominate an article that could be greatly improved!
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