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Daily Pro Wrestling History (10/06): WWE Battleground 2013

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1949

Kansas City, Kansas:
- Bill Longson and Bob Wagner defeated Bobby Bruns and Ronnie Etchison in 2 out of 3 falls

1962

St. Paul, Minnesota:
- AWA Champion Verne Gagne drew Doug Gilbert
- Saloon Match: Crusher beat Bill Miller 
- Jack Lanza beat Crybaby Cannon
- Rocky Hamilton beat Jack Allen
- Larry Hennig beat Tiny Mills

1967

Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada:
- AWA Tag Team Champions Larry Hennig & Harley Race beat Mighty Igor Vodik & Verne Gagne in 2 out of 3 falls

1971 

Nigata, Japan:
- Marie Vagnone & Jane Sherill defeated Jumbo Miyamoto & Aiko Kyo to win the WWWA World Tag Team Title

San Antonio, Texas:
- Thunderbolt Patterson beat Toru Tanaka
- Wahoo McDaniel & Jose Lothario beat Johnny Valentine & Buddy Wolff
- The Spoiler beat George Gaiser
- Bobby Shane beat Bob Burns

1972

Indianapolis, Indiana:
- Dick the Bruiser defeated Blackjack Mulligan in a Georgia Chain Gang match
- Billy Red Cloud & Bobby Bold Eagle defeated Blackjack Lanza & Baron Von Raschke
- Andre the Giant defeated Ben Jarrells & Red Dupree in a handicap match

1975 

Tampa, Florida:
- Dusty Rhodes defeated Bob Roop to win the NWA Florida Heavyweight Championship

Memphis, Tennessee:
- The Mongolian Stomper went to a no contest with Mike Graham
- Ron & Robert Fuller beat Cowboy Parker & Ken Dillinger
- Al Greene beat Pepper Gomez
- Southern Champ Bob Armstrong beat Harley Race
- Southern Tag Champs The Interns beat Eddie Marlin & Bill Dundee

Dallas, Texas: 
- Texas Heavyweight Champion Brian Adidas defeated Jack Victory
- Iceman King Parsons defeated The One Man Gang in the third round of a Taped Fist match via knockout
- In a No DQ, "Hair vs. Hair" match, Kerry & Kevin Von Erich defeated Chris Adams & Gino Hernandez

1982 

Tampa, Florida:
- Kevin Sullivan defeated Barry Windham in a tournament final for the NWA Florida Heavyweight Title

1988

Raleigh, North Carolina:
 -NWA World Tag Team champions The Minight Express, Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane defeated Kevin Sullivan & Rick Steiner
- Nikita Koloff fought Russian Assassin #1 to a double disqualification
- Lex Luger & Sting defeated NWA World champion Ric Flair & NWA United States champion Barry Windham in a Lumberjack match 

1990 

Memphis, Tennessee:
- Tony Anthony & Doug Gilbert defeated Jeff Jarrett & Jeff Gaylord to win the USWA World Tag Team Title
- Jeff Jarrett defeated Dick Slater to win the USWA Southern Heavyweight Title

WWF Saturday Night's Main Event: Omaha, Nebraska:
- Sgt. Slaughter defeated Nikolai Volkoff via submission 
- Mr. Perfect defeated WWF Intercontinental champion Texas Tornado via countout
- WWF champion The Ultimate Warrior & the Legion of Doom defeated Demolition Ax & Smash, & Crush 

1995

Paintsville, Kentucky:
- SMW Heavyweight Champion Brad Armstrong defeated the Punisher 
- SMW Tag Team Champions Tom Prichard & Jimmy Del Ray defeated the Dirty White Boy & Robert Gibson 
- Buddy Landel fought Tommy Rich to a double count-out

2001

Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada:
- WWF Intercontinental champion Christian pinned Edge 
- Jeff Hardy pinned WWF Tag Team champion Bubba Ray Dudley
- WWF champion Kurt Angle pinned Steve Austin

2007

Edison, New Jersey:
- Bryan Danielson defeated Chris Hero
- Austin Aries pinned Roderick Strong
- Nigel McGuinnness captured the ROH championship by defeating Takeshi Morishima 

2013

WWE Battleground: Buffalo, New York:
- Alberto Del Rio retained the WWE Championship over Rob Van Dam in a hardcore rules match
- Cody Rhodes & Goldust defeated The Shield to win the WWE Tag Team Championship
- CM Punk defeated Ryback
- In a match for the vacant WWE Title; Randy Orton and Daniel Bryan ended in a no contest