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Daily Pro Wrestling History (01/03): Triple H wins WWF World title



Kansas City, Kansas:
- Heart of America Champion Bob Orton Sr. beat The Masked Monster in 2/3 falls ("Masked Monster” unmasked revealing Slim Zimbleman)
- Chief Big Heart and Dutch Hefner drew in 45-minutes 
- Jim Coffield beat Dick Hatcher  


Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada:
- Stan Mykietowich and Ted Stefanyk defeated Frenchy Champagne and John DePaulo for the Madison Wrestling Club Tag Team Titles

Amarillo, Texas:
- Dizzy Davis defeated Jim Wright to win the Amarillo version of the NWA North American Heavyweight Title

Kansas City, Kansas:
- World Tag Team Champions, Ernie Dusek and Joe Dusek beat Mighty Atlas and Bob Orton to retain titles
- Sonny Myers beat Mario DeSouza  


Rochester, Minnesota:
- Non Title:Doug Gilbert & Dick Steinborn beat AWA Tag Team Champions Ivan Kalmikoff & Karol Kalmikoff
- AWA Champion Verne Gagne no contest Rocky Hamilton
- Gene Anderson beat Pepe Gonzales


Portland, Oregon:
- The Destroyer defeated Mad Dog Vachon to win the NWA Pacific Northwest Heavyweight Title


Portland, Oregon:
- Pat Patterson defeated Pepper Martin for the NWA Pacific Northwest Heavyweight Title

Toronto, Ontario, Canada:
- Johnny Valentine defeated The Sheik to win the Toronto version of the NWA United States Heavyweight Title


Milwaukee, Wisconsin:
- AWA Tag Team Champions Mad Dog Vachon & Butcher Vachon beat Flying Redheads Red Bastien & Billy Red Lyons
- The Crusher beat Luke Graham
- Dr X beat Joe Scarpello
- Blackjack Lanza beat Bob Windham
- Lars Anderson beat Buddy Smith

Chicago, Illinois:
- AWA Champion Verne Gagne beat Bill Watts
- Chain Gang Jim Dillinger & Jack Dillinger beat Wilbur Snyder & Moose Cholak
- Baron Von Raschke beat Larry Hennig
- Pepper Gomez beat Angelo Poffo


Kansas City, Kansas:
- Mike George & Jim Brunzell defeated Chuck Riley & Taro Kabayoshi
- Tokyo Joe defeated Jim Ledford
- Baron Scicluna & Bob Orton defeated Frank Diamond & Danny Little Bear
- Bob Brown defeated Pat O’Connor via DQ
- Lord Alfred Hayes & Roger Kirby defeated Harley Race & Rufus R. Jones in three falls


Milwaukee, Wisconsin:
- AWA Tag Team Champions Dick the Bruiser & the Crusher beat Jimmy Valiant & Johnny Valiant in 2 out of 3 falls
- Pampero Firpo beat Baron Von Raschke
- Greg Gagne beat Kim Duk
- Jim Brunzell no contest Bobby Duncum
- Larry Hennig beat Frankie Hill
- Jos Leduc beat Don Wade
- Khosrow Vaziri beat Paul Perschmann


Atlanta, Georgia:
- Bruiser Brody defeated Fritz Von Erich to win the World Class American Heavyweight Title 

Memphis, Tennessee:
- Mike Stark beat Don Bass
- Tommy Gilbert beat Dr. Frank
- Bill Dundee beat Buddy Diamond
- Dutch Mantel & David Schultz beat Danny Littlebear & Chief Thundercloud to win the Southern Tag Team Titles
- Porkchop Cash beat Southern Champ Rocky Johnson via DQ
- The Mongolian Stomper beat Jerry Lawler via DQ


Birmingham, Alabama:
- Randy Savage defeated Don Kent for the NWA Mid-America Heavyweight Title 


Jackson, Tennessee:
- Jimmy Valiant won the AWA Southern Heavyweight Title from Jerry Lawler


Chicago, Illinois:
- Dick The Bruiser & The Crusher beat Jerry Blackwell & John Studd by countout
- Nick Bockwinkel beat Billy Robinson
- Tito Santana beat King Kong Brody by DQ
- Bobo Brazil beat Bobby Vann
- Spike Huber beat Ali Hassan
- Steve Regal drew El Bracero
- Jerry Graham Jr beat Buck Zumhofe


Fort Worth, Texas:
- The Great Kabuki defeated Al Madril to win the World Class Television Title

San Antonio, Texas:
- Tully Blanchard defeated Bob Sweetan in a tournament final for the vacant Southwest Championship Wrestling Southwest Heavyweight Title


Dallas, Texas:
- The Fabulous Freebirds (Terry Gordy, Michael Hayes and Buddy Roberts) defeated Brian Adias and Kerry and Kevin Von Erich to win the World Class Six-Man Tag Team Titles


Topeka, Kansas:
- Bill Dundee defeated Sam Houston to win the NWA Central States Heavyweight Title 


Montgomery, Alabama:
- Moondog Spot defeated Tom Prichard for the NWA Alabama Heavyweight Title

Tokyo, Japan:
- Abdullah The Butcher & TNT beat Jumbo Tsuruta & Great Kabuki
- Non Title: AWA Champion Curt Hennig dcor John Tenta
- Genichiro Tenryu & Ashara Hara & Samson Fuyuki beat Yoshiaki Yatsu & Wajima & Ishikawa
- Shohei Giant Baba & Akira Taue beat Kimura & Gori Tsurumi
- Buddy Landel beat Toshiaki Kawada
- Tiger Mask II & Nakano beat Pete Roberts & Paul Harris

Greenville, South Carolina:
- Shaska Whatley fought Jimmy Valiant to a draw
- Steve Williams defeated Dick Murdoch
- Brad Armstrong & Tim Horner defeated the Italian Stallion & Chris Champion
- Ricky Santana defeated Terry Taylor
- Sting defeated Eddie Gilbert
- NWA Tag Team Champion Tully Blanchard defeated Jimmy Garvin
- NWA World Champion Ric Flair defeated Michael Hayes
- Lex Luger defeated NWA Tag Team Champion Arn Anderson


Bristol, Tennessee:
- Marcus Alexander Bagwell & Brad Armstrong defeated Tony Atlas & Vinnie Vegas
- Brian Pillman defeated Johnny B. Badd
- Tom Zenk & Johnny Gunn defeated Tex Slazenger & Shanghai Pierce
- Erik Watts defeated Paul Orndorff (sub. for WCW US Champion Rick Rude)
- 2 Cold Scorpio defeated Steve Austin
- WCW World Champion Big Van Vader defeated Van Hammer
- Barry Windham defeated WCW/NWA Tag Team Champion Ricky Steamboat

Windsor Locks, Connecticut:
- The Tazmaniac defeated Flex Wheeler in a tournament final to become the first Century Wrestling Alliance Light Heavyweight Champion 


Memphis, Tennessee:
- Doug Gilbert and Tommy Rich won the USWA Tag Team Titles by defeating Jesse James Armstrong and Tracy Smothers 


Louisville, Kentucky:
- Rip Rogers defeated Doug Basham for the OVW Heavyweight Title


Greenville, South Carolina:
- David Flair and Crowbar defeated Kevin Nash and Scott Steiner in the finals of a one night tournament to win the vacant WCW World Tag Team Titles

Miami, Florida:
- Triple H defeated the Big Show to win the WWF Title


Bayaman, Puerto Rico:
- Abdullah the Butcher won the Universal Heavyweight Title from Carly Colon
- Jose Rivera, Jr. defeated Eddie Colon for the vacant WWC Puerto Rico Heavyweight Title