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History Makers Rewind: Chyna Becomes the First Female Intercontinental Champion

Leading up to the historic main event Iron Man match between Bayley and Sasha Banks at NXT TakeOver: RESPECT, we’re taking a look back at other moments in which WWE Divas made history.

Today, we’re looking back at 1999, when Chyna became the first (and so far only) woman to win the Intercontinental Title.

At No Mercy 1999, Chyna took on champion Jeff Jarrett in a Good Housekeeping match, which allowed for the use of all kinds of foreign objects. It was Jarrett’s own guitar, however, that sealed his fate: Chyna decked him with it to pin him and make history.

Watch the match below: