WWE Flashback Friday: 38 Years of Intercontinental Glory

WWE Flashback Friday: 38 Years of Intercontinental Glory

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38 Years of Intercontinental Glory
The lineage of the historic WWE Intercontinental Title began on Sept. 1, 1979. Thirty-eight years later, the prestigious championship continues to put WWE Superstars on the map and create moments that are etched in the minds of the WWE Universe. This week, WWE Flashback Friday showcases some of those momentous occasions as the Intercontinental Championship’s legacy continues.

Featured Moments
WrestleMania III
- March 29, 1987
Ricky "The Dragon" Steamboat faces "Macho Man" Randy Savage in one of the most highly-touted Intercontinental Title matches in WWE history.
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SummerSlam 1991 - Aug. 26, 1991
Bret Hart battles Mr. Perfect with the Intercontinental Title on the line.
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SummerSlam 1992 - Aug. 29, 1992
Other than WrestleMania VI, this is the only time the Intercontinental Title was defended in the main event of a WWE PPV.
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Saturday Night’s Main Event, Episode #31 - Nov. 14, 1992
Shawn Michaels defeats Intercontinental Champion The British Bulldog – the only Intercontinental Title change in the history of Saturday Night's Main Event.
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Raw, Episode #17 - May 17, 1993
Includes the first Intercontinental Title change on Raw.
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WrestleMania X - March 20, 1994
The tenth annual WrestleMania included the first-ever televised Ladder Match in WWE history, featuring Shawn Michaels vs. Razor Ramon for the Intercontinental Title.
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In Your House, Episode #4 - Oct. 22, 1995
Witness two new Intercontinental Champions crowned in the same night.
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Thursday Raw - Feb. 13, 1997
In a rare Thursday episode of Raw, a young Rocky Maivia defeats Hunter Hearst Helmsley to win his first Intercontinental Championship. 
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Extreme Rules 2009 - June 7, 2009
Chris Jericho sets the bar with his ninth Intercontinental Title victory.
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WWE Countdown
The WWE Network Original series counts down the top 10 most infamous Intercontinental Champions of all time.
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Don't miss these upcoming WWE Flashback Fridays
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(Fri., Sept. 8)
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Cruiserweight Classic Marathon (Fri. Sept. 22)  
Bruno's Birthday Celebration (Fri., Sept. 29)

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