Today in Pro Wrestling History: (June 2): The Honky Tonk Man Captures the Intercontinental Title

Today in Pro Wrestling History: On June 2nd, 1987, the Honky Tonk Man defeats Ricky “The Dragon” Steamboat at a television taping to win the WWF Intercontinental Championship.

Today in Pro Wrestling History: (June 2): The Honky Tonk Man Captures the Intercontinental Title

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The shocking upset would air on the June 12th episode of WWF Superstars.

Honky Tonk Man would go on to hold the title until SummerSlam 1988, a span of 454 days. It’s the longest in the history of the championship, surpassing Pedro Morales’ run of 425 days from November 1981 to January 1983.

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