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Gary Albright Memorial Show
Gary Albright Memorial Show poster.jpg
Original event poster
Information
Promotion World Xtreme Wrestling
Date April 19, 2000
Venue Agricultural Hall
City Allentown, Pennsylvania
Event chronology
N/A Gary Albright Memorial Show Yokozuna Memorial Show

The Gary Albright Benefit Memorial Show was a professional wrestling event produced by World Xtreme Wrestling (WXW) promotion which took place on April 19, 2000, at the Agricultural Hall in Allentown, Pennsylvania. It was held in memory of wrestler Gary Albright, the son-in-law of promoter Afa Anoa'i and a mainstay of All Japan Pro Wrestling, who suffered a fatal heart attack at a WXW show in Hazleton, Pennsylvania three months earlier. Twelve professional wrestling matches were featured on the event's card, with two including championships.[1][2][3]

The show featured wrestlers from both All-Japan Pro Wrestling and the World Wrestling Federation, as well as members of the Anoa'i family including Afa, Jr. and Lloyd Anoa'i, Samula Anoa'i and Jimmy Snuka. Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson, another relative, made a special afternoon appearance at the Wild Samoan Training Center to make a pre-recorded message aired at the start of the event; this was followed by a live appearance by WWF Hall of Famer Bob Backlund later on in the show.[4] Although a number of major stars were scheduled to be on the card, including Gangrel and Luna Vachon, Cactus Jack, Sabu and "Dr. Death" Steve Williams, many were unable to attend at the last minute. Others, most notably Rob Van Dam, were on hand for autograph signings.[5]

The main event was a standard wrestling match between WWF wrestlers, Rikishi Phatu, and the challenger, The Road Dogg, which was followed by an impromptu four-way match with Too Cold Scorpio and Chris Jericho.[6] Another featured match was Chris Jericho versus WWF European Champion Eddie Guerrero, in a non-title match which Jericho won. The Headbangers (Mosh and Thrasher) beat Kai En Tai (Sho Funaki and Taka Michinoku), and Maunakea Mossman, who was accompanied by Nicole Bass, defeated Johnny Smith.[4] This was the first-ever match that Mossman had wrestled in the United States.[7]

Show results[edit]

April 19, 2000 in Allentown, Pennsylvania (Agricultural Hall)

No. Results[1][2][3][4][8] Stipulations
1 Sugaa and Too Cold Scorpio (with Ariel) defeated The American Hunk Society (Mark The Body & Tommy Suede) Tag team match
2 "Superfly" Jimmy Snuka defeated Jak Molsonn Singles match
3 Doink defeated "Showtime" Shane Black Singles match
4 The Headshrinkers (Alofa and Samu) defeated Big Dick Dudley and The Hungarian Barbarian Tag team match
5 Scotty 2 Hotty (c) (with Grand Master Sexay and Tommy Fierro) defeated Stevie Richards Singles match for the WWF Light Heavyweight Championship
6 Afa, Jr. defeated Gillberg and Lucifer Grimm Three-Way Dance
7 Crowbar (managed by Little Jeanie) defeated Judas Young Singles match
8 The Headbangers (Mosh and Thrasher) defeated Kai En Tai (Sho Funaki and Taka Michinoku) (with The Prophet) Tag team match
9 Maunakea Mossman (with Nicole Bass) defeated Johnny Smith Singles match
10 Chris Jericho defeated Eddie Guerrero Non-title singles match
11 Rikishi Phatu defeated The Road Dogg Singles match

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b World Xtreme Wrestling (Producer) (2000-04-19). WXW Gary Albright Benefit Memorial Show (DVD). Allentown, Pennsylvania: RF Video. 
  2. ^ a b Cawthon, Graham. "2000". Graham Cawthon's History of the WWE. TheHistoryofWWE.com. [unreliable source]
  3. ^ a b Woodward, Buck (April 19, 2007). "This Day In History: Crockett Cup, Spring Stampede, Eugene Debuts And More". PWInsider.com. Retrieved 20 February 2011. 
  4. ^ a b c Kost, Frank J. (2000). "The Memorable Gary Albright Memorial Show". AfaJr.com. Retrieved 20 February 2011. 
  5. ^ Maher, John (August 6, 2000). "Ring of death". Austin American-Statesman. 
  6. ^ "04/20/2000 - Hey, its the Road Dogg's day today! 4:20, bay-bee!". News & Rumors. DoggyStylin.com. April 20, 2000. Retrieved 20 February 2011. 
  7. ^ Horie, Masanori (January 22, 2001). "View From The Rising Sun: Taiyo Kea". View From The Rising Sun. Rob Moore, Texas Wrestling Announcer. Archived from the original on March 21, 2008. Retrieved 20 February 2011. 
  8. ^ Grimm, Lucifer (May 16, 2000). "Lucifer's Past Commentary". Official Website of "The Crimson Idol" Lucifer Grimm. Retrieved 20 February 2011. 

External links[edit]


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