Today in Pro Wrestling History: On January 3, 2000, at the American Airlines Arena in Miami, FL, a unique chapter in wrestling history was written.
Stephanie McMahon declared Chris Jericho and Chyna as co-Intercontinental Champions, creating an unusual scenario in WWE’s storyline.
Today In Pro Wrestling History (Jan 3): A Mixed-Gender Title Reign
The decision to make them co-champions arose from a match on December 28, 1999, which aired on December 30, 1999, on SmackDown!
This match ended in a double pinfall, leading to both being recognized as co-champions. However, it’s noteworthy that WWE does not officially recognize this period as an actual title reign but rather as a vacancy.
This decision led to a rare mixed-gender title reign, where Chyna and Jericho defended the title together.
This unique angle in WWE history ended when Chyna eventually lost the title to Jericho at WWE Armageddon.
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