DID YOU KNOW – WWE Facts & Info For May 26, 2010

Matt Boone

 Welcome to the latest installment of WrestleZone’s "Did You Know" wrestling-facts feature. In this space we will take a look at some interesting and informative pro wrestling related facts. It’s similar to WWE’s "Did You Know" breaks o RAW each week, however WrestleZone will come at you with the real deal!

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If you have any "Did You Know" facts or tidbits about the wrestling business or its superstars, email them in tomattboone_420@yahoo.com and we’ll try to include them in future editions!

DID YOU KNOW:

Since the WWE brand extension, Matt Hardy has had the most roster moves. He was originally drafted to RAW in the first WWE draft. From there he moved on to Smackdown!, then moved back to RAW in 2004, and then got fired. He returned to the RAW brand later that year. Then returned to Smackdown! until he was drafted to ECW in the 2008 WWE draft. In 2009 he returned to Smackdown!, then got drafted to RAW. In June of 2009, he was traded back to Smackdown! to equal a total of 7 total roster moves and 8 brands he was a part of.

Who has the WORSE record and losing streak at WrestleMania? Find out on page 2 …

 

DID YOU KNOW:

Big Show went 0-6 at WrestleMania before picking up a win at WrestleMania 22. He is now 1-8, which is statistically could be considered the worst WrestleMania record out of everyone who has competed.

Tito Santana holds the longest losing streak at WrestleManias with 7 straight losses.

Prior to this year, Jeff Hardy was 0-5 at WrestleMania.

Which stars have held titles in both WWE and TNA? Find out on page 3 …

 

DID YOU KNOW:

Kurt Angle was the first man to win both WWE and TNA World titles. Mick Foley also had won both TNA and WWE World titles, and is the only other man to do so.

The Dudley Boyz were the first WWE Tag Team to hold both the WWE and World Tag Team Titles. They are also the only tag team to win both WWE and TNA Tag team gold.

How long did it take for a heel to win the WWE title at WM? D-X tag-title history & more on page 4 …

 

DID YOU KNOW:

Triple H was the first full-fledged heel character to win the WWE title and leave WrestleMania as champion. (Yokozuna also won a WWE title at WrestleMania but lost it seconds later).

Triple H and Shawn Michaels were never tag-team champions as a duo until 2009. They have each held the tag-titles with other partners, however, but never as D-Generation X until 2009.

What record was set on SD! last week?, shortest title reigns & more on page 5 …

 

DID YOU KNOW:

John Morrison’s Intercontinental title win on SmackDown! was the first time the I-C title has changed hands on SmackDown! since June 28, 2001 when Albert won the title from Kane.

Yokozuna has the shortest WWE title reign (and World title reign in general) winning and losing the title at WrestleMania IX with a difference of around 2 minutes and 10 seconds.

Jeff Hardy has the shortest World Heavyweight title reign as he held the title for 3 minutes and 10 seconds at Extreme Rules 2009.

What records do Rhino & Raven hold on Spike TV? What stars debuted to a title win? Find out on page 6 …

 

DID YOU KNOW:

Rhino and Raven have appeared on the station Spike TV for 3 different promotions. During each time in the different promotions, Spike TV had a different name. In ECW, Spike TV was TNN. When WWE started off on Spike TV, they became "The New TNN". And now they are Spike TV with TNA.

There have been 5 wrestlers to win a championship in their WWE debut: Christian (Light-Heavyweight), Jerry Lynn (Light-Heavyweight), Gail Kim (Womens), Carlito (U.S.), and Santino Marella (Intercontinental).

What embarassing record does Vince hold at WM? WWE title forfitting history & more on page 7 …

 

DID YOU KNOW:

Mr. McMahon has never won a match at WrestleMania going 0-3. Also, both matches he was a manager in, his wrestler lost (WrestleMania 2000 managing The Rock and WrestleMania 23 managing Umaga)

There are 3 men in the history of the WWE to relinquish the WWE championship due to injury: Shawn Michaels (1997), John Cena (2007), and Batista (2009). There are also two men who relinquished the World Heavyweight championship due to injury: Batista (2006) and Edge (2007).

Who has the most Rumble wins? Who else is undefeated at WM? Find out on page 8 …

 

DID YOU KNOW:

"Stone Cold" Steve Austin holds the record for the most Royal Rumble wins.

Rob Van Dam still holds an undefeated streak at WrestleMania.

Which 4-Horsemen have never been in WWE? + Triple Crown champions examined on page 9 …

 

DID YOU KNOW:

Sting and Ole Anderson are the only 2 former 4 horseman that have not worked for the WWE.

While now more than one man can claim to be a Triple Crown champion in WWE, only Bret Hart has accomplished that feat all within SummerSlam events (Tag-Titles in 1990, I-C Title in 1991 and WWE Title in 1997).

What do HHH & the D-X theme song band have in common? Who trained HHH? Find out on page 10 …

 

DID YOU KNOW:

One of the band members who did DeGeneration X’s theme song if Triple H’s real life brother.

Triple H (and his former gal Chyna) were trained by Killer Kowalski.

Tons more Did You Know facts and information on page 11 …

 

 ***We’re running short on Did You Know material. Any fans who have any facts or cool stuff you think should be featured in our regular "Did You Know" feature, PLEASE feel free to email us anytime with them at MattBoone_420@Yahoo.com ***

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