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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)

On this day: Following an attack by The Dark Carnival in their first Tag Title defense of the night against three other teams, KroniK once again defends the gold but fall victim to the interfering Harris Brothers, who allow Great Muta to hit a Moonsault to win he and Vampiro’s first WCW World Tag Team Championship. (8/13/00)

On this day: The Outsiders interfere before Hulk Hogan suffers a chokeslam from The Giant and receive a pair of their own, but the distraction allows Hogan to use the World Title belt to knock out The Giant and win what the trio rechristens the nWo World Heavyweight Championship. (8/10/96)

On this dayAJ Styles takes out Jerry Lynn with a steel chair before Lo-Ki recovers from a double backdrop to make a cover on Lynn, which despite being interupted by AJ’s Spiral Tap, is good for the three and makes Lo-Ki the second-ever NWA X Champion. (8/7/02)

On this day: The Great Sasuke makes history by defeating Último Dragón in the finals of an 8-man tournament to unify the Junior Heavyweight Titles of eight different promotions, including the WWF, to become the first-ever J-Crown Champion. (8/5/96)

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On this day: Despite nWo members Randy Savage and The Outsiders attempting to take out Lex Luger, all three are eliminated by Luger before he places Hulk Hogan in the Torture Rack to end the 359 day reign and win his second WCW World Heavyweight Championship. (8/4/97)

On this day: Ron Simmons wins a random draw to receive a World Title shot against Vader after Sting goes down due to injury, which Simmons makes the most of by landing a huge snap scoop powerslam on Vader to win his first WCW World Heavyweight Championship. (8/2/92)

On this day: The near two-year reign of Mitsuharu Misawa as All Japan’s Triple Crown holder came to an end at the hands of “Dr. Death” Steve Williams, whom finished off Misawa with a devastating Backdrop Driver to win his first Triple Crown Heavyweight Championship. (7/28/94)