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Daily Pro Wrestling History (02/14): Austin vs. McMahon at Valentine's Day Massacre



St. Louis, Missouri:
- Ed “Strangler” Lewis beat Jim Browning 
- Otto Kuss beat Tommy Marvin 
- Bronko Nagurski beat Joe Cox


Des Moines, Iowa:
- World Heavyweight Champion Orville Brown beat World Junior Heavyweight Champion Ken Fenelon 2 out of 3 falls
- Bill Kuusisto beat Jerry Meeker in 2 out of 3 falls
- Kurt Von Zuppi defeated Jim Lefkis 


Toronto, Ontario, Canada:
- "Whipper" Billy Watson and Yukon Eric wrestled The Miller Brothers, Bill and Ed to a draw 
- Killer Kowalski defeated Ilio DiPaolo 
- Dick Hutton and Pat O'Connor wrestled to a draw
- The Brunetti Brothers, Guy and Joe beat the Gallagher Brothers, Doc and Mike


St. Joseph, Missouri:
- United States Heavyweight Champion Verne Gagne and Don Curtis wrestled to a one hour draw
- Sonny Myers beat Bob Geigel by DQ
- “Baron” Von Krupp beat Danny O’Shocker 
- Rip Hawk and Bull Montana went to a draw


Minneapolis, Minnesota:
- AWA Champion Verne Gagne beat Gene Kiniski (a fan hit Kiniski with a chair)
- Wilbur Snyder beat Roy McClarty 
- Hard Boiled Haggerty beat Nick Roberts 
- Len Montana drew Jim Hady 
- Joe Scarpello beat Bob Rassmussen


Kansas City, Kansas:
- Reggie Parks defeated Tokyo Joe
- Don Fargo defeated Omar Atlas
- Texas Death Match: Harley Race defeated Bob Brown
- Jim Brunzell & Mike George defeated Baron Scicluna & Bob Orton
- Andre the Giant & The Viking defeated Lord Alfred Hayes & Roger Kirby


Memphis, Tennessee:
- Kenya Condori pinned Bobby Fulton
- Sweet Brown Sugar pinned Sabu
- Jesse Barr drew Dutch Mantel (Barr advanced in the tournament via coin flip)
- Bobby Eaton pinned King Cobra
- Bill Dundee beat Apocalypse via forfeit
- The Fabulous Ones beat U.S. Tag Champs The Executioners via DQ
- Bobby Eaton beat Bill Dundee via DQ
- Sweet Brown Sugar pinned Jesse Barr
- Jerry Lawler dcor AWA Champion Nick Bockwinkel
- Terry Taylor beat Jacques Rougeau to win Southern Title
- Bobby Eaton beat Sweet Brown Sugar in a tournament final to win Mid American title


Memphis, Tennessee:
- Austin Idol beat AWA Champion Nick Bockwinkel by DQ
- Mad Dog Match, Anything Goes: Jos Leduc beat Buzz Sawyer
- Zambuie Express beat Koko Ware & Norvell Austin to win the Southern Tag Title
- Handicap Match: Dutch Mantell & Bugsy McGraw beat Randy Savage & Angelo Poffo & Jimmy Hart
- Brett Sawyer beat Rick Rude by DQ


Memphis, Tennessee:
- Del Rios beat Skull Von Crush
- Mike Anthony beat Ken Wayne via DQ
- Robert Gibson drew Koko B. Ware
- Wolfie D beat JC Ice in a "hubcap on a pole" match
- Brian Christopher beat Doug Gilbert to win the USWA Title in a "hair vs. title" match
- Eddie Gilbert beat Jerry Lawler via countout to win the USWA Unified World Title
- Moondogs Spot & Rex NC Jerry Lawler & Brian Christopher


Memphis, Tennessee:
- Spellbinder pinned Motley Cruz 
- USWA Women's Champ Miss Texas pinned Tasha Simone 
- Doug Gilbert pinned Tex Slazenger in a "bullrope" match
- Jesse James Armstrong & Tracy Smothers beat PG-13 to win the USWA Tag Team Title 
- Brian Christopher pinned Tommy Rich to win the USWA Title
- Spellbinder won a "battle royal" 
- Jerry Lawler & Jeff Jarrett beat The Undertaker & Bret Hart via DQ


WWF St. Valentine's Day Massacre: Memphis, Tennessee:
- Steve Austin defeated Vince McMahon in a steel cage match
- WWF World Heavyweight Champion Mankind vs. Rocky Maivia in a Last Man Standing match ended in a draw
- World Tag Team Champions Owen Hart & Jeff Jarrett defeated Mark Henry & D'Lo Brown 


TNA Against All Odds: Orlando, Florida:
- The Nasty Boys defeated Team 3-D
- TNA champion AJ Styles defeated Samoa Joe to retain the title
- 8 Card Stud Tournament Finals: D'Angelo Dinero pinned Mr. Anderson


NJPW New Beginning: Sendai, Japan:
- Kyle O'Reilly & Bobby Fish (ReDRagon) defeated Jay White & Tiger Mask IV
- Mascara Dorada, Alex Shelley & KUSHIDA defeated Kenny Omega, Nick & Matt Jackson
- NWA Junior Heavyweight Championship: Jushin Thunder Liger defeated Chase Owens
- NWA Heavyweight Championship: Hiroyoshi Tenzan defeated Rob Conway
- Hiroshi Tanahashi, Hirooki Goto & Katsuyori Shibata defeated Tama Tonga, Doc Gallows & Karl Anderson
- Kazuchika Okada & YOSHI-HASHI defeated Yujiro Takahashi & Bad Luck Fale
- NEVER Openweight Championship: Tomohiro Ishii defeated Tomoaki Honma
- IWGP Intercontinental Championship: Shinsuke Nakamura defeated Yuji Nagata