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Daily Pro Wrestling History (01/01): Sam Muchnick retirement show



Columbus, Ohio:
- Joe Banaski defeated Nick Bozinis to become the first Midwest Wrestling Association World Light Heavyweight Champion


Detroit, Michigan:
- The Great Mephisto defeated Walter Roxey to win the MWA World Light Heavyweight Title


Eugene, Oregon:
- Pete Belcastro defeated Ernie Piluso for the Pacific Coast Light Heavyweight Title 


St. Joseph, Kansas:
- Orville Brown beat Tom Zaharias 
- Ronnie Etchison beat Bad Boy Brown 
- Ras Samara beat Jay Steele 
- Mel Peters drew Frank Frogge


Columbus, Ohio:
- Billy Thom defeated Martino Angelo for the MWA World Junior Heavyweight Title 


Waco, Texas:
- Dizzy Davis defeated Antonino Rocca for the Texas Heavyweight Title 


Portland, Oregon:
- Jack O'Reilly defeated Buck Weaver to win the Pacific Coast Light Heavyweight Title


Mexico City, Mexico:
- El Santo defeated Sugi Sito for the NWA World Middleweight Title


Mobile, Alabama:
- Billy Wicks defeated Lee Fields to win the NWA Gulf Coast Heavyweight Title

Kansas City, Kansas:
- NWA World Heavyweight Champion Dick Hutton beat Bob Ellis 2 out of 3 falls
- The Dusek Brothers (Emil and Ernie Dusek) beat The Hamilton Brothers (Joe and Larry Hamilton) 
- Bobby Bruns and Lee Henning wrestled to a time limit draw
- Rip Hawk beat Joe Scarpa 


Fort Worth, Texas:
- Rocket and Sputnik Monroe defeated Duke Keomuka and Mad Dog Vachon to win the NWA Texas Tag Team Title 


Minneapolis, Minnesota:
- Ivan and Karol Kalmikoff defeated Mr. High (Doug Gilbert) and Mr. Low (Dick Steinborn) for the AWA World Tag Team Title
- Larry Hennig beat Karl Von Shoberg

- Art and Stan Neilson defeated Karl and Kurt Von Brauner to win the American Wrestling Alliance World Tag Team Titles


Amarillo, Texas:
- Dick Murdoch defeated The Lawman (Don Slatton) for the Amarillo NWA Brass Knuckles Title 

Omaha, Nebraska:
- Stan Pulaski defeated Tarzan Tyler for the AWA Midwest Heavyweight Title

Cleveland, Ohio:
- Bulldog Brower defeated Johnny Powers to win the NWF North American Heavyweight Title 

Kansas City, Kansas:
- The Stomper & Bob Geigel defeated Tor Kamata & Masao Komura 
- Ernie Ladd defeated Bob Brown 
- Ernie Ladd won a 14-man Battle Royal


St. Joseph, Missouri:
- Bob Geigel won the NWA Central States Heavyweight Title by defeating Roger Kirby 


Nashville, Tennessee:
- Rocket Monroe and Randy Tyler defeated Jackie Fargo and George Gulas to win the NWA Mid-America Tag Team Title 


Greensboro, North Carolina:
- Blackjack Mulligan defeated Ricky Steamboat to win the NWA United States Heavyweight Title


Atlanta, Georgia:
- Jack and Jerry Brisco defeated Dory Funk, Jr. and Terry Funk for the NWA Georgia Tag Team Titles


Memphis, Tennessee:
- Ricky and Robert Gibson won the AWA Southern Tag Team Title from The Assassins


Tokyo, Japan:
- Tiger Mask (Satoru Sayama) defeated The Dynamite Kid to win the vacant WWF Junior Heavyweight Title

St. Louis, Missouri: (Sam Muchnick retirement show)
- Ric Flair defeated Dusty Rhodes in 2 out of 3 fall to retain the NWA World Title
- Dick the Bruiser defeated NWA Missouri Heavyweight Champion Ken Patera to win the title
- David Von Erich & Rufus R. Jones wrestled Harley Race and Greg Valentine to a time limit draw
- Crusher Blackwell defeated Ox Baker & Bruce Reed
- Pat O'Conner defeated Bob Sweetan
- Bob Brown wrestled Jerry Brown to a draw
- Dewey Robertson defeated Von Raschke


San Antonio, Texas:
- Tully Blanchard defeated Bob Sweetan to win the vacant SCW Southwest Heavyweight Title

San Francisco, California:
- AWA Champion Nick Bockwinkel beat Pat Patterson
- Hulk Hogan beat Ken Patera

Portland, Oregon:
- The Assassin and Rip Oliver defeated Billy Jack (Haynes) and Stan Stasiak for the NWA Pacific Northwest Tag Team Titles


Memphis, Tennessee:
- Jerry Lawler beat AWA Champion Nick Bockwinkel by DQ 
- Southern Tag Team Champions Fabulous Ones ddq Moondogs
- Sabu (sub Jos Leduc) beat Austin Idol
- Bruise Brothers beat Terry Taylor & Stagger Lee
- Stretcher match: Rock and Roll Express beat A Team
- Dutch Mantell & Stagger Lee beat Giant Frazier & Terry Gibbs


Tampa, Florida:
- Jay and Mark Youngblood defeated Krusher Khrushchev and Jim Neidhart to win the Florida NWA United States Tag Team Titles


St. Louis, Missouri:
- Brad & Bart Batten defeated Akio Sato & Sheik Abdullah
- Tarzan Goto defeated Gary Jackson
- Bob Brown defeated Marty Jannetty
- Jimmy Valiant defeated Mr. Pogo
- NWA US Champion Magnum TA defeated Tully Blanchard via disqualification
- Dusty Rhodes & the Road Warriors defeated Ivan Koloff, NWA National Tag Team Champions Ole & Arn Anderson
- Harley Race fought NWA World Champion Ric Flair to a double disqualification

Atlanta, Georgia:
- Sam Houston defeated Jim Jeffers
- Manny Fernandez defeated Tony Zane
- Ron Bass defeated Thunderfoot
- Ron Garvin defeated Black Bart
- Bobby Eaton & Dennis Condrey defeated NWA Tag Team Champions Ricky Morton & Robert Gibson in a non-title match
- NWA US Champion Magnum TA defeated Tully Blanchard via disqualification
- Dusty Rhodes & the Road Warriors defeated NWA World Champion Ric Flair, National Tag Team Champions Ole & Arn Anderson via disqualification

Tulsa, Oklahoma:
- Dick Slater defeated Butch Reed for the Mid-South North American Heavyweight Title 
- Jake Roberts won the Mid-South Television Title, defeating Dick Slater in the finals of a month-long tournament


Des Moines, Iowa:
- Masahiro Chono defeated Mike George to become the last NWA Central States Television Champion


Tokyo, Japan:
- Bull Nakano defeated Mitsuko Nishiwaki in a tournament final to win the vacant AJW title


Atlanta, Georgia:
- Terrance Taylor & Big Josh defeated Richard Morton & Tomas Rich 
- Diamond Dallas Page pinned Brad Anderson 
- The Young Pistols defeated the Patriots 
- Johnny B. Badd pinned Sgt. Buddy Lee Parker (sub. for WCW Light Heavyweight Champion Jushin Liger) 
- Rick & Scott Steiner defeated Big Van Vader & Mr. Hughes 
- El Gigante pinned Larry Zbyzsko 
- WCW Tag Team Champions Ricky Steamboat & Dustin Rhodes (w/ Barry Windham) 
- Sting & Ron Simmons defeated WCW US Champion Rick Rude & Cactus Jack


Tokyo, Japan:
- Shinjiro Otani & Kamikaze beat Masato Tanaka & Yusaku Obata to win the NWA Z-1 Intercontinental tag team titles