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Daily Pro Wrestling History (10/14): Sting wins the TNA World Championship

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1942

Des Moines, Iowa:
- Iowa State Heavyweight Champion Gene Bowman beat Emil Dusek 2 falls to 0 

1947

Minneapolis, Minnesota:
- Bronko Nagurski beat Chief Saunooke

1954

Cedar Rapids, Iowa:
- United States Champion, Verne Gagne beat Hans Schmidt 2 falls to 1 to retain the title

1960

St. Joseph, Missouri:
- NWA World Heavyweight Champion Pat O’Connor beat Sonny Myers in 2 out of 3 falls to retain the title

1966

Los Angeles, California:
- Lou Thesz defeated Buddy Austin to win the WWA World Heavyweight Title

Mexicali, Mexico
- El Santo defeated Espanto I for the Mexican Light Heavyweight Title

1972

Minneapolis, Minnesota:
- AWA Champion Verne Gagne wrestled to a no contest with Nick Bockwinkel
- Dick Murdoch & Dusty Rhodes beat Dr X & Wahoo McDaniel in 2 out of 3 falls
- Lani Kealoha beat Larry Hennig via DQ 
- Superstar Billy Graham beat Bull Bullinski 

1978

Shreveport, Louisiana:
- The Assassin defeated Jose Lothario to win the Mid-South Louisiana Heavyweight Title

1979

Charlotte, North Carolina:
- Blackjack Mulligan & Ric Flair beat NWA Tag Team Champions Paul Jones & Baron Von Raschke by count out
- Jim Brunzell beat AWA Champion Nick Bockwinkel by DQ
- Jimmy Snuka & John Studd & Buddy Rogers beat SD Jones & Rufus R Jones & Jay Youngblood
- Dewey Robertson beat Rick McGraw

Green Bay, Wisconsin:
- Super Destroyer Mark II & Super Destroyer Mark III beat Billy Robinson & Mad Dog Vachon 
- Jesse Ventura beat Steve Olsonoski 
- Mad Dog Vachon beat Lord Alfred Hayes 
- Adrian Adonis beat Peter Sandor Szabo (sub Kenny Jay) 
- Paul Ellering beat Ron Ritchie 

1985

New Orleans, Louisiana:
- Butch Reed defeated Dick Murdoch to win the Mid-South North American Heavyweight Title

1989

Providence, Rhode Island:
- Tito Santana defeated Rick Martel to win the WWF King Of The Ring tournament

1989

Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada:
- Bruce Hart defeated Gama Singh to win the Stampede Wrestling British Commonwealth Mid-Heavyweight Title 

1997

Sapporo, Japan:
- Atshushi Onita, Tetsuhiro Kuroda & Hido defeated Hayabusa, Masato Tanaka & Koji Nakagawa for the FMW World Streetfight 6-Man Tag Team Title

2002

Montreal, Quebec, Canada:
- Chris Jericho & Christian defeated The Hurricane & Kane for the World Tag Team Championship

2007

TNA Bound for Glory: Atlanta, Georgia:
- Gail Kim became the first TNA Knockouts Champion by winning a gauntlet match
- Sting defeated Kurt Angle to win the TNA World Championship

2012

TNA Bound for Glory: Phoenix, Arizona: 
- Rob Van Dam defeated Zema Ion to win the TNA X Division Title 
- Chavo Guerrero and Hernandez won the TNA World Tag Team Titles from Kurt Angle & AJ Styles and Frankie Kazarian & Christopher
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- Tara won the TNA Knockout Title from Brooke Tessmacher 
- Jeff Hardy defeated Austin Aries for the TNA World Title