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On this day: Less than three months after NXT’s rebirth at Full Sail University, Seth Rollins makes history by defeating Jinder Mahal with a Buckle Bomb/Blackout combo in the Finals of the Gold Rush tournament to become WWE’s first-ever NXT Champion. (8/29/12)

On this day: Thanks to a ringside distraction from the man Rick Rude and Bobby Heenan had targeted in the months prior, “Rowdy” Roddy Piper, The Ultimate Warrior is able to regain the upperhand on Rude in their WrestleMania rematch and win back the Intercontinental Championship. (8/28/89)

On this day: Serving as a substitute for the injured Brutus Beefcake at SummerSlam, The Texas Tornado is able to fight back against Mr. Perfect, lock in The Clawhold and land the Tornado Punch to win his first Intercontinental Heavyweight Championship. (8/27/90)

On this day: RVD exacts revenge on Rhino for causing an injury that forced him to forfeit the TV Title and being cost a Tag Title shot by delivering a Van Terminator and dual Five Star Frog Splash/Flying Leg Drop with Kid Kash that allows Kash to score the pin and his first ECW TV Championship. (8/26/00)

On this day: Johnny Swinger & Simon Diamond take advantage of C.W. Anderson nailing Tommy Dreamer with a chair to eliminate he and partner Jerry Lynn, only to then be eliminated themselves by Mikey Whipwreck & Tajiri in a 3-Way elimination match for the vacant ECW Tag Team Championship. (8/25/00)

This Day in WCW History: The months-long feud between “Stunning” Steve Austin and Ricky Steamboat culminates in a match where after numerous near falls, Steamboat counters a body slam attempt into a small package that earns him the three-count and his fourth U.S. Heavyweight Championship at Clash of the Champions XXVIII.

On this day: While Debra argues with Jeff Jarrett, whom sent her to the back prior to the match before returning as D’Lo Brown’s valet, Mark Henry snatches Jarrett’s guitar away and blasts his friend D’Lo with it, revealing the ruse and allowing Jarrett to win Brown’s IC & European Championships. (8/22/99)

On this day: Despite an attempt by Christian to assist his brother that ends in a Spear to Edge and then a Superkick by Lance Storm, Edge is able to counter Storm’s offensive attempts into the Edgecution to win his second Intercontinental Championship. (8/19/01)

On this day: Under his Pegasus Kid persona, Chris Benoit defeats fellow rising star Jushin “Thunder” Liger with a Flying Leg Drop to win his first Title in Japan, the IWGP Junior Heavyweight Championship,. (8/19/90)

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This Day in WCW History: Ricky Steamboat counters a body slam attempt by Paul Orndorff into a pinfall that earns himself the victory and his fourth World Television Championship at Clash of the Champions XXIV.

On this day: Daniel Bryan scores the biggest victory of his career when he defeats John Cena with a Running Knee Strike to win his first WWE Title, only for special referee HHH to Pedigree him moments later, allowing Randy Orton to cash in MITB and win his seventh WWE Championship. (8/18/13)

On this day: Santino Marella avoids a charge by Kofi Kingston only to then be taken out by Mickie James’ Mickie-DT, which allows Beth Phoenix time to recover and land a Glam Slam on James to win her second Women’s Championship and Marella’s second Intercontinental Title. (8/17/08)

On this day: Just two days after teaming with Tiger Mask IV to earn a victory in his return to Japan, Mistico catches Tiger Mask with the La Mistica submission that earns him the singles victory and his first IWGP Junior Heavyweight Championship. (8/15/09)

On this day: Thanks to HHH not seeing John Cena’s foot on the rope, CM Punk prevails to become the Undisputed WWE Champion, only to receive a Jackknife Powerbomb from Kevin Nash moments later that allows Alberto Del Rio to cash in Money in the Bank to win his first WWE Championship. (8/14/11)

On this day: The reunion of Harlem Heat kicks off with a bang when Bam Bam Bigelow is thrown into fellow Jersey Triad member DDP on the ring apron, dazing Bigelow before Booker T connects with a Missile Dropkick to win he and Stevie Ray’s eighth WCW World Tag Team Championship. (8/14/99)