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Daily Pro Wrestling History (07/17): CM Punk wins WWE title at Money in the Bank 2011

1950 

Tampa, Florida:

- Johnny Valentine defeated Danny Dusek for the Florida NWA Southern Heavyweight Title 

1957

Montreal, Quebec, Canada:

- Killer Kowalski defeated Gene Kiniski to win the Montreal Athletic Commission World Heavyweight Title 

1962 

Minneapolis, Minnesota:

- Verne Gagne & Doug Gilbert beat Mr. M & Bob Geigel in 2 out of 3 falls

- Doug Gilbert beat Jackie Nichols

- Ilio DiPaolo beat Stan Kowalski

1964

Honolulu, Hawaii:

- Mr. Moto and Nikita Mulkovich defeated Robert Duranton and Shag Thomas for the NWA Hawaii Tag Team Titles

1965 

Indianapolis, Indiana:

- The Assassins (Guy Mitchell and Joe Tomasso) defeated Boris and Nicoli Volkoff to win the WWA World Tag Team Titles

1967

Panama City, Florida:

- Tim and Rip Tyler defeated Bobby Fields and Ken Lucas for the NWA Gulf Coast Tag Team Titles

1968 

Honolulu, Hawaii:

- Johnny Barend and Magnificent Maurice defeated Peter Maivia and Billy White Wolf to win the NWA Hawaii Tag Team Titles

1970 

Indianapolis, Indiana:

- The Fabulous Kangaroos (Al Costello and Don Kent) defeated Dick the Bruiser and Bill Miller for the WWA World Tag Team Titles

Atlanta, Georgia:

- Paul DeMarco defeated Nick Bockwinkel for the Georgia State Title  

1971 

Chicago, Illinois:

- Hans Schmidt & Baron Von Raschke beat AWA Tag Team Champions Red Bastien & Hercules Cortez by DQ 

- Wilbur Snyder beat Mad Dog Vachon

- Nick Bockwinkel beat Ernie Ladd by DQ 

- Billy Robinson beat Big K

1973

Macon, Georgia:

- Bob Armstrong and Bill Dromo defeated The Super Infernos for the NWA Macon Tag Team Titles

1974 

Honolulu, Hawaii:

- AWA Champion Verne Gagne beat Gene Kiniski

- Ivan Putski & Sam Steamboat beat Peace Brothers 

- Ed Francis beat Masked Marvel

1976 

Mid-South Wrestling Superdome Extravaganza: New Orleans, Louisiana:

- Abdullah the Butcher and Dick the Bruiser fought to a double-disqualification

- André the Giant and Buck Robley defeated Ken Patera and NWA Tri-State United States Tag Team Champion Bob Sweetan

- Dick Murdoch defeated NWA Tri-State United States Tag Team Champion Killer Karl Kox in a "Jim Bowie" Death match (blindfold match)

- NWA World Heavyweight Champion Terry Funk defeated NWA Tri-State North American Heavyweight Champion Bill Watts by TKO to retain the title

Detroit, Michigan:

- Pampero Firpo defeated The Sheik to win the NWA United States Heavyweight Title 

St. Paul, Minnesota:

- AWA Champion Nick Bockwinkel beat Buddy Wolff

- Greg Gagne & Jim Brunzell beat Blackjack Lanza & Bobby Heenan 

- The Crusher beat Bobby Duncum

1977 

Green Bay, Wisconsin:

- AWA Champion Nick Bockwinkel beat Pedro Morales

- Verne Gagne & Greg Gagne & Jim Brunzell beat Blackjack Lanza & Bobby Duncum & Bobby Heenan

- Super Destroyer beat Billy Robinson by DQ 

- Ray Stevens beat Roger Kirby

1983 

Atlanta, Georgia:

- Ron Garvin defeated The Iron Sheik to win the NWA National Television Title

1987

Kansas City, Kansas:

- Rufus R. Jones defeated Porkchop Cash to win the NWA Central States Heavyweight Title

Norfolk, Virginia:

- Mark Fleming defeated Gladiator #1

- Nelson Royal defeated Thunderfoot #2

- Lazertron defeated Thunderfoot #1

- The MOD Squad defeated the Italian Stallion & Todd Champion

- Manny Fernandez defeated Rocky King

- The Barbarian defeated Kendall Windham

- Paul Ellering defeated Paul Jones in a bunkhouse match

- Robert Gibson defeated Sean Royal

- Ron & Jimmy Garvin defeated NWA US Tag Team Champions Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane via disqualification

- Dusty Rhodes, Nikita Koloff, & the Road Warriors defeated NWA World Champion Ric Flair, NWA US Champion Lex Luger, NWA TV Champion Tully Blanchard, & Arn Anderson in a steel cage match

1988

Charleston, West Virginia:

- Tim Horner pinned Larry Zybzsko

- NWA TV Champion Mike Rotundo pinned Bugsy McGraw

- Ricky Morton & Robert Gibson defeated the Sheepherders

- Al Perez pinned Brad Armstrong

- Bobby Fulton & Tommy Rogers defeated NWA US Tag Team Champions Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane in a bunkhouse match

- Ron Garvin pinned Mighty Wilbur 

- Jimmy Garvin pinned Kevin Sullivan in a blindfold match

- The Road Warriors defeated Ivan Koloff & the Russian Assassin in a scaffold match

- Lex Luger, Sting, Nikita Koloff, & Steve Williams defeated NWA World Champion Ric Flair, NWA US Champion Barry Windham, NWA Tag Team Champions Arn Anderson & Tully Blanchard in a steel cage match

1989

Lubbock, Texas:

- Brian Pillman pinned Bill Irwin

- The New Zealand Militia defeated the Bell Brothers (Ding Dongs)

- Sid Vicious & Dan Spivey defeated Johnny & Davey Rich

- Norman pinned Shane Douglas

- The Samoan Swat Team defeated Scott Hall & Steve Casey

- Rick & Scott Steiner defeated Kevin Sullivan & Mike Rotunda

- Sting defeated Terry Funk via disqualification (Dick Murdoch was the guest referee for the bout)

- Steve Williams, Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane defeated Terry Gordy, NWA Tag Team Champions Michael Hayes & Jimmy Garvin

1990 

Ishikawa, Japan:

- Terry Gordy defeated Stan Hansen for the AJPW Triple Crown Title 

1992

SMW Summer Blast: Knoxville, Tennessee:

- Killer Kyle fought Danny Davis to a draw

- Dutch Mantell pinned Dixie Dynamite

- Jimmy Golden defeated Robert Gibson via disqualification

- Buddy Landel pinned Tim Horner in a strap match

- SMW Tag Team Champions Stan Lane & Tom Prichard defeated Bobby & Jackie Fulton in a streetfight 

- Ron Garvin & SMW Heavyweight Champion Brian Lee defeated Paul Orndorff & the Dirty White Boy 

1993 

Johnson City, Tennessee:

- Brian Lee defeated Tracy Smothers for the SMW Heavyweight Title  

1994 

WCW Bash at the Beach: Orlando, Florida:

- Brad & Brian Armstrong defeated Bobby Eaton & Steve Keirn

- WCW TV Champion Lord Steven Regal pinned Johnny B. Badd (sub. for Sting, recovering from a worked eye injury) 

- Terry Funk & Bunkhouse Buck (w/ Col. Rob Parker) defeated Dustin Rhodes & Arn Anderson 

- Paul Roma & Paul Orndorff defeated Cactus Jack & Kevin Sullivan to win the WCW World Tag Team Titles

- WCW United States Champion Steve Austin defeated Ricky Steamboat 

- Hulk Hogan defeated Ric Flair to win the WCW World Heavyweight Title

2002 

Jeffersonville, Indiana:

- The Dogg Pound (Shelton Benjamin and Redd Dogg (Rodney Mack) defeated Flash Flanagan and Trailer Park Trash to win the OVW Southern Tag Team Titles

Osaka, Japan: 

- Kronik (Brian Adams and Bryan Clarke) defeated Taiyo Kea and Keiji Muto for the AJPW Unified World Tag Team Titles

2005 

TNA No Surrender: Orlando, Florida:

- A.J. Styles pinned Sean Waltman

- TNA X Division Champion Christopher Daniels pinned Petey Williams to retain the title 

- NWA World Heavyweight Champion Raven pinned Abyss to retain the title

2006 

Sapporo, Japan:

- Real Wild Child (Manabu Nakanishi and Takao Omori) defeated Shiro Koshinaka and Togi Makabe to become the interim IWGP Tag Team Champions 

- Hiroshi Tanahashi defeated Giant Bernard to win the vacant IWGP Heavyweight Title

2007 

WWE Smackdown: Laredo, Texas:

- The Great Khali won a 20-man battle royal to win the vacant World Heavyweight Title

2011

WWE Money in the Money: Chicago, Illinois:

- Santino Marella and Vladimir Kozlov defeated The Nexus (David Otunga and Michael McGillicutty

- Daniel Bryan defeated Kane, Sin Cara, Wade Barrett, Cody Rhodes, Justin Gabriel, Heath Slater, and Sheamus in the SmackDown Money in the Bank ladder match for a World Heavyweight Championship contract

- Kelly Kelly (with Eve Torres) defeated Brie Bella (with Nikki Bella) to retain the WWE Divas Championship

- Mark Henry defeated Big Show

- Alberto Del Rio defeated Rey Mysterio, Kofi Kingston, Alex Riley, R-Truth, The Miz, Evan Bourne, and Jack Swagger Raw Money in the Raw Money in the Bank ladder match for a WWE Championship contract

- Christian defeated Randy Orton by disqualification

- CM Punk defeated John Cena to win the WWE Title