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Daily Pro Wrestling History (01/05): Kerry Von Erich wins World Class gold



Clinton, Iowa:
- Tom Cannon beat Farmer Burns in 2 out of 3 falls


Des Moines, Iowa:
- Orville Brown defeated Sonny Myers to win the NWA World Heavyweight Title


Columbus, Ohio:
- Frankie Talaber won the Midwest Wrestling Association World Junior Heavyweight Title from Cyclone Anaya


Houston, Texas:
- Danny Savich defeated Danny McShain to win the NWA Texas Heavyweight Title 


Milwaukee, Wisconsin:
- Zack Melkov and Tony Toss defeated Jack Allen and Jerry Woods for the NWA Illinois Midwest Tag Team Title 

Kansas City, Kansas:
- Wild Red Berry beat Richard Brown 
- Ike Eakins beat Johnny Kostas 
- Bibber McCoy beat Jim Dobie 
- Mike DiBiase drew Don Whitehead 


London, England:
- Mick McManus defeated Jack Dempsey to win the British Welterweight Title 


Mobile, Alabama:
- Yvon Robert and Billy Wicks defeated Don and Jackie Fargo for the Mid-America version of the NWA World Tag Team Title 


Houston, Texas:
- Dory Dixon won the NWA Texas Heavyweight Title by defeating Jack Dalton (Don Fargo) 


Omaha, Nebraska:
- AWA Champion Verne Gagne beat Crusher
- Bob Ellis beat Bob Orton
- Tex McKenzie beat Lee Henning
- Guy Mitchell beat Sonny Myers


Dallas, Texas:
- Fritz Von Erich defeated Pepper Gomez for the NWA Texas Heavyweight Title

Tampa, Florida:
- Eddie Graham no contest Fred Blassie
- The Assassins defeated Dick Steinborn & Lou Bastein
- Harry “Georgia Boy” Smith defeated Pedro Godoy


Honolulu, Hawaii:
- Nick Kozak defeated Killer Kowalski to win the Hawaii version of the NWA United States Heavyweight Title
- Ron Reed defeated Luther Lindsay for the NWA Hawaii Heavyweight Title


Portland, Oregon:
- Tony Borne won the NWA Pacific Northwest Heavyweight Title from Paul Jones

Jacksonville, Florida:
- World Tag Titles: The Infernos defeated Sam Steamboat & Jose Lothario by DQ
- Florida Title: Lester Welch defeated Ken Lucas to retain title
- Sputnik Monroe defeated Bronko Kelly
- Bobby Fields defeated Corsica Jean


Portland, Oregon:
- Stan Stasiak defeated Moondog Mayne to win the NWA Pacific Northwest Heavyweight Title

Atlanta, Georgia:
- Alberto and Enrique Torres defeated Butcher and Stan Vachon for the Georgia version of the NWA Southern Tag Team Title 

Dothan, Alabama:
- Frank and Jack Dalton defeated Don Carson and Dick Dunn to win the vacant NWA Gulf Coast Tag Team Title


Detroit, Michigan:
- Kurt Von Hess and Karl Von Shotz defeated Fred Curry and Tony Marino to win the Detroit version of the NWA World Tag Team Title


Indianapolis, Indiana:
- Jimmy and Johnny Valiant defeated Dick the Bruiser and WWWF World Heavyweight Champion Bruno Sammartino for the World Wrestling Association World Tag Team Title 

St. Paul, Minnesota:
- AWA Tag Team Champions Nick Bockwinkel & Ray Stevens beat Billy Robinson & Red Bastien
- Mad Dog Vachon no contest Superstar Billy Graham
- Buddy Wolff beat Ken Patera
- Chris Taylor beat Redbeard Munson
- Reggie Parks drew Tony Rocco
- Greg Gagne beat Paul Perschmann (Buddy Rose)


Vancouver, British Columbia:
- Don Leo Jonathan defeated Gene Kiniski for the Vancouver version of the NWA Pacific Coast Heavyweight Title

West Palm Beach, Florida:
- NWA Title: Terry Funk defeated Thunderbolt Patterson to retain title
- Southern Title: Billy Robinson defeated Killer Kowalski to retain title
- Texas Tornado Match: Omar & Cyclon Negro defeated Rip Hawk & Roger Kirby


Miami, Florida:
- Steel Cage Match: Dusty Rhodes defeated Ox Baker
- Jack Brisco defeated Superstar Billy Graham by DQ
- Jos Leduc & Roberto Soto defeated Angelo Poffo & Hans Schroeder


Osaka, Japan:
- The Samoans (Afa and Sika) defeated Animal Hamaguchi and Great Kusatsu to win the International Wrestling Alliance Tag Team Titles


Augusta, Georgia:
- Steve Travis defeated Austin Idol to win the NWA Georgia Television Title


Omaha, Nebraska:
- AWA Champion Nick Bockwinkel beat Jim Brunzell
- Hulk Hogan & Baron Von Raschke beat Ken Patera & Bobby Heenan (sub Bobby Duncum)
- Sheik Adnan beat Greg Gagne by DQ
- Brad Rheingans drew Sgt Goulet


Miami, Florida:
- The Fabulous Kangaroos (Johnny Heffernan and Don Kent) defeated Ron Bass and Barry Windham for the NWA Florida Global Tag Team Titles
- NWA World Title: Ric Flair defeated Rufus R. Jones by DQ
- Florida Title: Mike Graham defeated Kevin Sullivan
- Angelo Mosca defeated Midnight Rider by DQ
- Jake Roberts defeated Terry Allen
- Scott McGhee drew Jim Garvin


Beaumont, Texas:
- Adrian Street defeated Relampago Leon to win the Southwest Championship Wrestling Southwest Junior Heavyweight Title 


Lakeland, Florida:
- NWA World Title: Ric Flair defeated Dutch Mantel (Mantell was booker for the CWF)
- Michael Hayes & Sweet Brown Sugar & One Man Gang defeated Krusher Khrushchev & Jim Neidhart & The Saint (Fidel Sierra)
- Brian Blair defeated Jesse Barr
- Mark & Jay Youngblood defeated PYTs (Koko Ware & Norvel Austin)


Sendai, Japan:
- Tatsumi Fujinami and Kengo Kimura are officially recognized as the first IWGP World Tag Team Champions

Tokyo, Japan:
- The Jumping Bomb Angels (Noriyo Tateno and Itsuki Yamazaki) defeated Bull Nakano and Condor Saito to win the vacant WWWA World Tag Team Title


Memphis, Tennessee:
- Soul Train Jones defeated Big Bubba for the CWA/AWA International Heavyweight Title


Fort Worth, Texas:
- Jack Victory and John Tatum defeated Skip Young in a handicap match to win Young and Tony Atlas' World Class Texas Tag Team Title after Atlas failed to show up for the event

Chosei, Japan:
- Jumbo Tsuruta & Yoshiaki Yatsu & Wajima beat Abdullah The Butcher & TNT & Black Assassin
- Genichiro Tenryu & Ashara Hara beat Great Kabuki & Isao Takagi
- Shohei Giant Baba & John Tenta beat Kimura & Tsurumi
- AWA Champion Curt Hennig beat Toshiaki Kawada
- Akira Taue dcor Buddy Landel
- Tiger Mask II & Ishikawa beat Pete Roberts & Paul Harris

Mayagez, Puerto Rico:
- Hurricane Castillo, Jr. defeated Galan Mendoza to win the WWC World Junior Heavyweight Title


Nassau, Bahamas:
- The Nasty Boys (Brian Knobbs and Jerry Sags) defeated Johnny Ace and The Terminator for the NWA Florida Tag Team Titles

Tokyo, Japan:
- Chigusa Nagayo won the International Wrestling Association of Japan Women's Title from Madusa Miceli


Dallas, Texas:
- Kerry Von Erich defeated Jerry Lawler to win the World Class Texas Heavyweight Title 


Tokyo, Japan:
- Sakie Hasegawa and Debbie Malenko defeated Takako Inoue and Mariko Yoshida for the AJW World Tag Team Title 


Osaka, Japan:
- Kouji Ishinriki defeated Ultimo Dragon to win the UWA World Middleweight Title 


Philadelphia, Pennsylvania:
- 2 Cold Scorpio defeated ECW World Television and World Tag Team Champion Mikey Whipwreck to win the Television title 

Fort Wright, Kentucky:
- D'Lo Brown defeated Bobby Blaze in a tournament final to become the first Heartland Wrestling Association Heavyweight Champion 


New Haven, Connecticut:
- Jeff Jarrett defeated Barry Windham to win the vacant NWA North American Heavyweight Title 


Tokyo, Japan:
- Tetsuhiro Kuroda defeated Masato Tanaka for the WEW Heavyweight Title


Ponce, Puerto Rico:
- Damien Steele defeated Eddie Colon, Richie Santiago, Black Boy and Rockero to win the vacant WWC World Junior Heavyweight Title


- Eddie Colon defeated Titus (Ryan Wilson) for the vacant WWC Universal Heavyweight Title