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Daily Pro Wrestling History (02/03): The Mega Powers explode



Tokyo, Japan:

- Luther Lindsay and Ricky Waldo defeated Rikidozan and Toyonobori to win the JWA All Asia Tag Team Titles

Minneapolis, Minnesota:

- AWA Champion Mr. M beat Larry Hennig 2 out of 3 falls

- Duke Hoffman beat Karl Von Schober by DQ

- Tiny Mills beat Don Kramer 

- Don Jardine (The Spoiler) beat Strangler Jackie O'Dell


Mobile, Alabama:

- Bobby and Lee Fields defeated Terry Garvin and Chin Lee to win the Gulf Coast NWA Southern Tag Team Titles


Atlanta, Georgia:

- Enrique and Ramón Torres won the Georgia NWA World Tag Team Titles from Butcher and Mad Dog Vachon 

Lafayette, Louisiana:

- Danny Little Bear defeated Jack Dalton for the NWA Gulf Coast Louisiana Heavyweight Title 


Tokyo, Japan:

- Giant Baba and Antonio Inoki defeated Crusher Lisowski and Dr. Bill Miller to win the NWA International Tag Team Titles


Tampa, Florida:

- NWA World Title: Dory Funk, Jr. defeated Missouri Mauler

- Brass Knuckles Title: Danny Miller defeated Mr. Saito

- Bronko Lubich & Chris Markoff defeated Sam Steamboat & Louie Tillet

- Jack Brisco & Sailor Art Thomas defeated Mephisto & Dante by DQ

- Bob Orton defeated Cyclon Negro

- Buddy Fuller & Bob Roop defeated Duke Keomuka & Skull Von Stroheim

Hiroshima, Japan:

- AWA Champion Verne Gagne drew Strong Kobayashi

- Great Kusatsu & Thunder Sukiyama beat Michael Nador & Monster Rousimoff (Andre the Giant) to win IWA World Tag Titles


Kansas City, Kansas:

- Bob Orton & Benny Ramirez fought The Viking & Steve Bolus to a draw

- Rufus R. Jones defeated Blackjack Black

- Black Angus defeated Terry Martin

- Danny Little Bear & Baron Von Raschke defeated Chati Yokuchi & Yasu Fuji in three falls

- Harley Race defeated Omar Atlas in three falls


- Johnny Powers defeated Karl Von Krupp to win the NWF North American Heavyweight Title

Sarasota, Florida:

- Southern Title: Mark Lewin defeated Buddy Colt

- Florida Title: Jack Brisco defeated Gorgeous George, Jr.

- Florida Tag Titles: Big Bad John & Tim Woods defeated Chris Markoff & Blackjack Slade

- Phil Robley & Dick Slater drew Roberto Soto & Kevin Sullivan


Raleigh, North Carolina:

- The Minnesota Wrecking Crew (Gene and Ole Anderson) defeated Rufus R. Jones and Wahoo McDaniel to win the NWA World Tag Team Titles

Mobile, Alabama;

- Eddie Sullivan defeated Bob Sweetan to win the NWA Gulf Coast Heavyweight Title


Kansas City, Kansas:

- Giant Baba & Tenyru drew with Pat O'Conner & Akio Sato 

- Bulldog Bob Brown defeated "DI" Bob Slaughter (Sgt.)

- Ernie Ladd beat Ted Oates

Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada:

- The Crusher beat AWA Champion Nick Bockwinkel by DQ

- Non Title: Larry Hennig & Ray Stevens beat AWA Tag Team Champions Blackjack Lanza & Bobby Duncum

- Peter Maivia beat Angelo Mosca

- Jim Brunzell double count out Pedro Morales

- Greg Gagne beat Roger Kirby

- Super Destroyer beat Billy Francis

- Moose Morowski beat Iron Sheik


Kansas City, Kansas:

- Bruiser Brody and Ernie Ladd defeated Jerry and Ted Oates to win the vacant NWA Central States Tag Team Titles in a one night tournament final 

Minneapolis, Minnesota:

- Non Title Cage match: The Crusher beat AWA Champion Nick Bockwinkel

- Adrian Adonis & Jesse Ventura beat Mad Dog Vachon & Greg Gagne

- Steve Olsonoski beat Jerry Blackwell by DQ

- Super Destroyer Mark II beat Super Destroyer Mark III

- Chris Markoff drew Buck Zumhofe


Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada:

- Cage match: AWA Tag Team Champions Greg Gagne & Jim Brunzell beat Jerry Blackwell & Sheik Adnan

- AWA Champion Nick Bockwinkel beat Rick Martel

- Ken Patera beat Steve O

- Wahoo McDaniel beat Bobby Duncum

- Jesse Ventura beat Buck Zumhofe

- Baron Von Raschke beat Rene Goulet


Dallas, Texas:

- David Von Erich defeated Michael Hayes to win the NWA United National Heavyweight Title


Memphis, Tennessee:

- Tojo Yamamoto beat Mr. X

- Larry Hamilton beat Tony Falk in two straight falls

- Billy Joe Travis & Frank Morrell beat Pat Rose & Tom Branch

- Dirty Rhodes beat Buddy Landel to win the Mid-America Title

- Rick Casey beat Dutch Mantel to win the CWA International Title

- Billy Joe Travis & Tommy Rogers beat Bill Dundee & Abdul Gadaffi

- Dutch Mantel & Bill Dundee beat Dirty Rhodes & Rick Casey


Memphis, Tennessee:

- Austin Idol beat Billy Joe Travis

- Jeff Jarrett beat Boy Tony

- Big Bubba beat Tracy Smothers

- Soul Train Jones beat Tommy Rich

- The Hunter beat Paul Diamond

- Goliath beat Pat Tanaka

- Alan West beat Tarzan Goto

- Jeff Jarrett beat Big Bubba

- Soul Train Jones beat The Hunter

- Goliath beat Alan West

- Austin Idol beat Jeff Jarrett

- Soul Train Jones beat Goliath

- The Fabulous Ones NC The Sheepherders

- Austin Idol beat Soul Train Jones to win the vacant Southern Title


WWF Main Event: Milwaukee, Wisconsin:

- Andre the Giant (w/ Bobby Heenan) pinned Jake Roberts 

- Jacques & Raymond Rougeau (w/ Jimmy Hart) defeated Bret Hart & Jim Neidhart 

- Arn Anderson & Tully Blanchard defeated Shawn Michaels & Marty Jannetty 

- Brutus Beefcake fought Mr. Perfect to a double disqualification

- Jim Duggan pinned Dino Bravo (w/ Frenchy Martin) in a flag match 

- The Mega Powers (Hulk Hogan and WWF Champion Randy Savage) w/ Miss Elizabeth defeated The Twin Towers (Akeem and The Big Boss Man) w/ Slick

- Ted DiBiase (with Virgil) defeated Hercules 

Dallas, Texas:

- Brickhouse Brown defeated Iceman Parsons to win the WCWA Texas Heavyweight Title


Portland, Oregon:

- Curtis Thompson (Firebreaker Chip) defeated Scotty the Body (Raven) for the NWA Pacific Northwest Heavyweight Title 

Memphis, Tennessee:

- The Southern Rockers (Steve Doll and Rex King) defeated Robert Fuller and Brian Lee to win the USWA Tag Team Titles


Dallas, Texas:

- Kevin Von Erich defeated The Angel of Death to win the Texas Wrestling Federation Texas Heavyweight Title

Bayamon, Puerto Rico:

- El Bronco and Invader I defeat The Texas Hangmen (Killer and Psycho) to win the WWC World Tag Team Titles

Landover, Maryland:

- The Rockers (Marty Jannetty and Shawn Michaels) defeated Demolition (Smash and Crush)

- Roddy Piper defeated WWF Intercontinental Champion Mr. Perfect (with Bobby Heenan) by countout

- WWF Champion Sgt. Slaughter (subbing for Randy Savage) defeated The Ultimate Warrior in a Steel Cage match


Hurley, Virginia:

- Boo Bradley pinned Chris Candido

- Ricky Morton beat Unabom via DQ

- Tracy Smothers & Robert Gibson beat The Gangstas

- The Dirty White Boy beat Buddy Landel


ECW Big Apple Blizzard Blast: Queens, New York:

- The Eliminators (Kronus and Saturn) defeated Cactus Jack and Mikey Whipwreck for the ECW World Tag Team Titles

- Tommy Dreamer (w/ Beulah McGillicutty) & Shane Douglas defeated ECW World Champion Raven (w/ Kimona Wanalaya) & Stevie Richards (w/ the Blue Meanie) 

- AAA Welterweight Champion Rey Mysterio Jr. pinned Juventud Guerrera

- The Pitbulls defeated the Headhunters

- Chris Jericho defeated Rob Van Dam 

- Buh Buh Ray Dudley (w/ Sign Guy, Dances With, and Big Dick Dudley) pinned JT Smith 

- Sabu pinned Mr. Hughes 

- The Sandman & ECW TV Champion 2 Cold Scorpio defeated New Jack & Mustafa Saed


Tokyo, Japan:

- Yoshihiro Tajiri defeated Gedo in the finals of a eight-man one-night tournament to become the first BJW Junior Heavyweight Champion


Cleveland, Ohio:

- Rikishi and Scotty 2 Hotty defeated WWE Tag Team Champions The Basham Brothers to win the titles

- Kurt Angle defeated Hardcore Holly 

- The World's Greatest Tag Team (Shelton Benjamin and Charlie Haas) defeated Funaki and Ultimo Dragon