Thanksgiving: The biggest night in wrestling

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November 21, 2012

Thanksgiving is a holiday many people value as the most important one on the calendar. The fourth Thursday in November is a day of celebration and reflection for families getting together. And at one point in time, Thanksgiving was also a very important night on the wrestling calendar, starting out with different territories presenting action-packed cards for stuffed audiences, a tradition that found its way to WWE with Survivor Series. (PHOTOS | VIDEO PLAYLIST)

The mindset behind Thanksgiving wrestling always centered on the fact that after a long day of feasting, people would then get somewhat antsy, leading them to look for things to do from an entertainment standpoint. By and large, there were two wrestling promotions quick to recognize this situation and offered live events on Thanksgiving night. 

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