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Daily Pro Wrestling History (01/02): Arn Anderson wins NWA TV title



Kansas City, Kansas:
- World Heavyweight Champion Orville Brown beat Bobby Bruns 2 out of 3 falls
- Ray Villmer beat Ernie Dusek 2 out of 3 falls
- Ed Virag defeated Karl Von Herbert 


Portland, Oregon:
- Herb Freeman and Henry Lenz defeated Kurt Von Himmler and Juan Oinada for the NWA Pacific Northwest Tag Team Titles

Kansas City, Kansas:
- World Champion Dick Hutton beat Thor Hagen 2 falls to 1 to retain the title
- Ronnie Etchison and Sonny Myers beat Lou Plummer and Tommy O’Toole 2 falls to 1
- Otto Von Krupp beat Bobby Bruns 


Atlanta, Georgia:
- Fred Blassie defeated Ray Gunkel to win the NWA Georgia Southern Heavyweight Title


Fargo, North Dakota:
- AWA Champion Verne Gagne beat Moose Evans
- AWA Tag Team Champions Ivan Kalmikoff & Karol Kalmikoff beat Larry Hennig & Pepe Gonzales
- Karol Kalmikoff drew Pepe Gonzales


Waterloo, Iowa:
- Sonny Myers defeated Tom Clark for the Central States version of the NWA United States Heavyweight Title 


Dothan, Alabama:
- Dick Dunn defeated Rocket Monroe to win the NWA Alabama Heavyweight Title


Honolulu, Hawaii:
- Ripper Collins defeated Johnny Barend for the NWA Hawaii Heavyweight Title


St. Louis, Missouri:
- NWA Champion Terry Funk beat Pat O'Connor
- Dick the Bruiser & Rocky Johnson beat Ox Baker & Stan Stasiak
- Missouri State Champion Harley Race drew Rufus R Jones
- AWA Champion Nick Bockwinkel no contest Joe Blanchard
- Jerry Oates beat Lord Alfred Hayes by DQ


Milwaukee, Wisconsin:
- Cage match: The Crusher beat Mad Dog Vachon
- Greg Gagne & Jim Brunzell & Bill Francis beat Pierre Poisson & Moose Morowski & Baron Von Raschke
- Larry Hennig beat Bobby Duncum
- Roger Kirby beat Peter Maivia by DQ
- Chris Taylor beat Rodeo Jones


Memphis, Tennessee:
- Frankie Lane, The Medic, & Sonny King beat Plwoboy Frazier, Bearcat Brown, & Ed Fluckert
- Doug Gilbert beat David Schultz
- The Alaskan beat Robert Gibson
- North American Champ Mr. Wrestling beat Big Red
- Bill Dundee & Norvell Austin beat Phil Hickerson & Dennis Condrey to win the Southern Tag Team Title
- Jimmy Valiant (with Frankie Laine) beat Jerry Lawler (with Bill Dundee) in a "white flag" match


Tampa, Florida:
- Dick Slater defeated Jos LeDuc to win the NWA Florida Heavyweight Title 

St. Joseph, Missouri:
- Randy Alls (Randy Rose) defeated Dick Murdoch to win the NWA Central States Heavyweight Title 


San Francisco, California:
- Ox Baker defeated Bruiser Brody for the World Class American Heavyweight Title 


Orlando, Florida:
- Mike Graham and Barry Windham defeated The Cowboy Connection (Bobby Jaggers and R.T. Tyler) to win the NWA Florida Tag Team Titles


Hampton, Virginia:
- Jimmy Valiant defeated Ivan Koloff for the NWA Television Title 


Memphis, Tennessee:
- Jacques Rougeau defeated Sabu the Wildman (Coco Samoa) to win the NWA Mid-America Heavyweight Title 
- Bobby Eaton defeated Bobby Fulton
- Apocalypse and Jesse Barre defeated Dutch Mantel and King Cobra
- Terry Taylor regained the Southern Heavyweight title defeating Sees Brown Sugar
- The Fabulous Ones beat the Sheepherders in a polestrap match
- Bill Dundee and Jerry Calhoun defeated Adrian Street, Jimmy Cornette and Miss Linda in a handicap match


Kansas City, Kansas:
- The MOD Squad (Basher and Spike) defeated Todd Champion and Dave Peterson for the NWA Central States Tag Team Titles


Tokyo, Japan:
- Yoshiaki Yatsu & Jumbo Tsuruta beat Genichiro Tenryu & Ashara Hara
- Wajima beat Abdullah The Butcher by DQ
- John Tenta won battle royal
- Tiger Mask II (Misawa) beat AWA Champion Curt Hennig COR
- John Tenta & Great Kabuki beat Black Assassin & TNT
- Akira Taue & Shohei Giant Baba beat Buddy Landel & Paul Harris

Greensboro, North Carolina:
- Dick Murdoch pinned the Italian Stallion
- Brad Armstrong & Tim Horner defeated the Gladiators (sub. for Sean Royal & Chris Champion)
- The Sheepherders defeated Ricky Santana & Robert Gibson
- NWA Tag Team Champion Tully Blanchard defeated Jimmy Garvin in a Texas Death Match
- The Road Warriors defeated Ivan Koloff & the Warlord
- NWA US Champion Dusty Rhodes defeated Larry Zbyzsko via disqualification
- Lex Luger pinned NWA Tag Team Champion Arn Anderson
- NWA World Champion Ric Flair defeated Michael Hayes via disqualification


Memphis, Tennessee:
- Scott Steiner drew Don Bass
- Phil Hickerson beat Brian Lee
- Sylvia beat Candi Divine
- Wendell Cooley beat Sid Vicious
- Bill Dundee & Tracy Smothers beat Terrance Garvin & The Beast via DQ
- Ricky Morton & Jeff Jarrett beat Robert Fuller & Jimmy Golden via DQ
- Unified World Champ Jerry Lawler NC Dutch Mantel


Gainesville, Georgia:
- Arn Anderson defeated The Great Muta to win the NWA World Television Title


Memphis, Tennessee:
- Brian Christopher & Tony Williams drew Terrence Garvin & Alan Martin
- Willie B. Hert pinned The Green Scorpion
- Jerry Lawler pinned Black Magic
- Cody Michaels pinned Don Bass
- Danny Davis beat Joseph Magliano to win the USWA Junior Heavyweight Title in a "lumberjack" match
- Terrence Garvin, Alan Martin, & Joseph Magliano beat Brian Christopher, Tony Williams, & Danny Davis
- Jerry Lawler & Bam Bam Bigelow beat Willie B. Hert & Don Bass

Beaumont, Texas:
- The Junkyard Dog defeated Tugboat Taylor
- Ricky Morton & Tommy Rich defeated Buddy Landel & Dutch Mantell
- Brian Pillman defeated the Big Cat
- WCW TV Champion Tom Zenk defeated Bobby Eaton
- WCW US Tag Team Champions Rick & Scott Steiner defeated the Bill Irwin & Michael Hayes
- WCW US Champion Lex Luger defeated Sid Vicious


Bluefield, West Virginia:
- Brad Armstrong defeated GQ Stratus
- Van Hammer defeated Tony Atlas
- Steve Austin defeated WCW/NWA Tag Team Champion Shane Douglas
- Erik Watts defeated Paul Orndorff (sub. for WCW US Champion Rick Rude)
- Barry Windham defeated WCW/NWA Tag Team Champion Ricky Steamboat


Morresville, North Carolina:
- The Equalizer and George South defeated The Italian Stallion and Star Ryder to win the Pro Wrestling Federation Tag Team Championship


Memphis, Tennessee:
- Brian Christopher defeated Wolfie D to win the USWA Heavyweight Title


Tokyo, Japan:
- Yoshihiro Tajiri and Ryuji Yamakawa win the BJW Tag Team Title defeating Gedo and Jado


- Chris Sabin defeated Austin Aires to win the TNA X Division Title


Mexico City, Mexico:
- Mascara Dorada defeated Negro Casas Jr in a tournament final to win  the vacant CMLL welterweight title