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Today in Wrestling History: August 4th

August 4, 2009 | Posted by Larry Csonka

Major Events:
* 1995 – Collision in Korea, Mayday Stadium, Pyongyang, North Korea
* 1997 – Sgt. Slaughter named WWF Commissioner
* 2008 – WWE and Ric Flair agree to part ways

Title Changes:
* 1967 – Rey Mendoza defeated Dory Dixon in a tournament final for the EMLL NWA Light Heavyweight title
* 1989 – Cactus Jack and Scott Braddock defeated Jeff Jarrett and Matt Borne for the World Class Wrestling Association World Tag Team Titles
* 1995 – Brad Armstrong defeated Billy Jack Haynes for the USWA Southern Heavyweight title
* 1997 – Lex Luger defeated Hulk Hogan for the WCW Heavyweight title

Births and Death:
* 1954 – Died – The French Angel
* 1960 – Born – Dean Malenko
* 1966 – Born – Kensuke Sasaki

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