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On this date in pro wrestling history (9/15): NWO wins War Games, Hennig wins WCW US Title

By: Brian Hoops, WrestlingObserver.com

1949

Kansas City, Kansas:

- Bill Longson beat Joe Pazandak in 2 out of 3 falls

- Ronnie Etchison defeated Chief Chewchki

- Enrique Torres beat Jack Suzek

- Garza Lozano beat Danny Fenelon

 

1956

Kansas City, Kansas:

- Whipper Billy Watson beat Dr. Lee Grable by dq to retain the World Title

- June Byers beat Barbara Baker 2 falls to 0 to retain the World Ladies Title

- Richard Brown beat Sam Menacker

 

1957

Wichita, Kansas:

- Red Berry defeated Richard Brown to win the Central States Title

 

1977

Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada:

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

- Angelo Mosca beat Gene Kiniski

- Super Destroyer no contest the Crusher

- Billy Robinson beat Bob Backlund

- Larry Hennig beat Roger Kirby

- Chris Markoff beat Chris Pepper

- Steve Olsonoski vs Jan Nelson

 

1984

San Juan, Puerto Rico:

- At the WWC 11th Anniversary show, Invader 3 defeated Anibal to win the UWA World Junior Light Heavyweight Title

- Invader 1 defeated Konga The Barbarian to win the WWC Puerto Rican Heavyweight Title

- Randy Savage defeated Pedro Morales to win the WWC North American Heavyweight Title.

 

1985

Norfolk, Virginia

- In a Bunkhouse Match, Dusty Rhodes & Magnum TA & Sam Houston beat Ole Anderson & Arn Anderson & Tully Blanchard

- AWA Tag Team Champions Road Warriors beat Krusher Khrushchev & Ivan Koloff

- Manny Fernandez beat Abdullah The Butcher

- Jimmy Valiant beat Buddy Landel

- Ron Bass drew Barbarian

- Starship Eagle & Stoney Burke beat Joel Deaton & Golden Terror

- Billy Graham beat Mark Fleming

 

1986

Los Angeles, California:

- Black Bart defeated Chris Adams in a phantom title change to win the World Class Championship Wrestling World Heavyweight Title.

 

1989

Dallas, Texas:

- Sheik Braddock & Ron Starr defeated Jeff Jarrett & Matt Bourne to win the USWA Tag Team Title

 

1991

Marietta, Georgia:

- The Lightning Kid defeated Chaz to win the GWF Light Heavyweight Title

 

1996

Winston-Salem, North Carolina:

- Hulk Hogan, Scott Hall, Kevin Nash & Sting (NWO Sting) defeated Lex Luger, Ric Flair, Arn Anderson & Sting in a War Games match

- WCW World Tag Team Champions Harlem Heat defeated The Nasty Boys

- Chris Benoit defeated Chris Jericho

- The Giant (Big Show) defeated Randy Savage

 

1997

Charlotte, North Carolina:

- Curt Hennig defeated Steve McMichael for the WCW United States Heavyweight Title

 

1998

Sacramento, California:

- Jacqueline defeated Sable for the vacant WWF Women's Title

- X-Pac defeating D'Lo Brown to win the WWF European Title

 

2001

Carrolton, Georgia:

- Scotty Anton defeated Barry Windham to win the Turnbuckle Championship Wrestling Heavyweight Title.

 

2005

Windsor, Ontario, Canada:

- Jeff Jarrett won the NWA title from Raven at a Border City Wrestling event

 

2007

Chicago, Illinois

- Takeshi Morishima defeated Bryan Danielson via referee stoppage to retain the ROH World Title.

- Jay & Mark Briscoe defeated Kevin Steen & El Generico to retain the ROH Tag Titles.

 

2012

Chicago Ridge, Illinois:

- Jay Lethal defeated Homicide

- Kevin Steen defeated Rhino to retain the ROH Title in an Anything Goes Match

- Kyle O'Reilly defeated ACH