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Daily Pro Wrestling History (01/07): Triple H returns from quad tear



Minneapolis, Minnesota:
- Jess Westergaard defeated Henry Ordemann for the American Heavyweight Title in 2 out of 3 falls (Frank Gotch referee)
- Danny Larkin beat Crowley  


San Francisco, California:
- Ivan Rasputin defeated Bobby Managoff to win the Pacific Coast Heavyweight Title


Vancouver, British Columbia:
- Carl Engstrom and Frank Stojack defeated Johnny Cretorian and Kurt Von Poppenheim for the Big Time Wrestling Northwest Tag Team Titles


Toronto, Ontario, Canada:
- Hombre Montana and Whipper Billy Watson defeated Al and Tiny Mills to win the NWA Canadian Open Tag Team Titles


Dallas, Texas:
- Casey and Danny McShain won a tournament for the vacant NWA Texas Tag Team Titles


Omaha, Nebraska:
- Don Leo Jonathan defeated Dr. X (Bill Miller) to win the Omaha version of the World Heavyweight Title 


Tampa, Florida:
- No DQ, No Time Limit for World Tag Team Titles: Don Curtis & Mark Lewin defeated Great Malenko & Bob Orton to retain titles
- Brute Bernard & Skull Murphy defeated Jerry London & Jack Allen
- Joe McCarthy defeated Doran O'Hara
- Don Whittler drew Frank Valois


Honolulu, Hawaii:
- Mr. Fujiwara and Curtis Iaukea defeated Lord James Blears and Neff Maivia for the NWA Hawaii Tag Team Title 


St. Louis, Missouri:
- Gene Kiniski defeated Lou Thesz for the NWA World Heavyweight Title 

St. Joseph, Missouri:
- Bob Geigel won the NWA Central States Heavyweight Title from Sonny Meyers 


Orlando, Florida:
- Southern Title:Dusty Rhodes defeated Tex McKenzie by dq
- Florida Tag Titles: Jos & Paul LeDuc defeated Mad Dog Vachon & Stan Vachon to retain titles
- Danny Hodge defeated Ali Vaziri
- Haystacks Calhoun defeated Wolfman John Smith
- Great Malenko defeated Frank Martinez

Nigata, Japan:
- Sharon Lee and Jackie West defeated Mariko Akagi and Peggy Kuroda to win the WWWA World Tag Team Title 


Oklahoma City, Oklahoma:
- Greg Valentine and Bill Watts defeated The Hollywood Blonds (Jerry Brown and Buddy Roberts) to win the vacant Tri-State version of the NWA United States Tag Team Titles


Chicago, Illinois:
- AWA Champion Nick Bockwinkel beat Ernie Ladd
- Bill Francis & the Crusher beat Mad Dog Vachon & Baron Von Raschke
- Greg Gagne beat Moose Morowski
- Chris Taylor beat Bounty Hunter II


Kansas City, Kansas:
- Ted DiBiase won the NWA Central States Heavyweight Title by defeating Bob Brown 


Chattanooga, Tennessee:
- Terry Gordy and Michael Hayes defeated Bobby Eaton and George Gulas to win the NWA Mid-America Tag Team Title


Memphis, Tennessee:
- Buddy Wayne beat Jerry Barber
- Jerry Bryant beat Bub Smith
- Sonny King beat Paul Ellering
- Jerry Lawler, Jimmy Valiant, & Jimmy Hart beat Big Red, Steve Regal, & Ricky Morton 
- The Assassins beat Ricky & Robert Gibson to win the Southern Tag Team Titles


Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada:
- Cage match: AWA Tag Team Champions Greg Gagne & Jim Brunzell beat Adrian Adonis & Jesse Ventura  
- Sheik Adnan beat Mad Dog Vachon
- Hulk Hogan beat Jerry Blackwell
- Brad Rheingans beat Ken Patera by DQ
- Baron Von Raschke beat Rene Goulet
- Bobby Duncum beat Rick Hunter


Indianapolis, Indiana:
- Spike Huber defeated Bobby Colt to win the World Wrestling Association World Heavyweight Title 
- Dick the Bruiser and Jeff Van Kamp defeated Abdullah the Great and Jerry Valiant for the WWA World Tag Team Title


Fort Worth, Texas:
- Billy Haynes defeated Gino Hernandez (subbing for an absent Chris Adams) for World Class Television Title


Memphis, Tennessee:
- Johnny Wilhoit drew Larry Haggar
- Lanny Poffo drew Gypsy Joe
- Plowboy Frazier beat Brad & Mark Batten in a "handicap" match
- Adrian Street pinned Tojo Yamamoto
- The Nightmares beat Steve Constance & Tim Ashley via DQ
- Southern Tag Champs The Interns no contest The Dirty White Boys
- Randy Savage beat Mid-America Champ Mike Sharpe via DQ
- Southern Champ Jerry Lawler pinned Eddie Gilbert in a "barbed wire" match


Tampa, Florida:
- Jesse Barr defeated Lex Luger
- Wahoo McDaniel & Blackjack Mulligan defeated Kevin Sullivan & Purple Haze
- Barry Windham & Joe Savoldi defeated Maha Singh & Ron Slinker
- Tyree Pride defeated Cuban Assassin
- Hector Guerrero defeated Prince Iaukea
- Cocoa Samoa defeated Jack Hart   


Portland, Oregon:
- Coco Samoa and Ricky Santana defeated Abbuda Dein and Mike Miller for the NWA Pacific Northwest Tag Team Title 


Portland, Oregon:
- The Southern Rockers (Steve Doll and Scott Peterson) defeated Abbuda Dein and The Grappler to win the NWA Pacific Northwest Tag Team Titles

Las Vegas, Nevada:
- Cage Match: Manny Fernandez beat Wahoo McDaniel
- Greg Gagne & Brad Rheingans beat Iron Sheik & Mike Enos by DQ
- AWA Tag Team Champions Badd Company Pat Tanaka & Paul Diamond beat Chavo Guerrero & Mando Guerrero
- AWA Women’s Champion Wendi Richter beat Magnificent Mimi
- Brad Rheingans beat Iron Sheik
- Jay Strongbow Jr beat Mike Enos


Memphis, Tennessee:
- Kevin Dillinger beat Ken Jordan
- Chris Champion drew Terrence Garvin
- Brian Christopher & Tony Williams drew Jamie Dundee & Jerry Lynn
- Danny Davis beat Joseph Magliano via countout in a "lumberjack strap" match
- Jerry Lawler & Bill Dundee beat Alan Martin & Brian Lee in a "coalminer's glove Texas death" match
- Eddie Gilbert pinned Cody Michaels
- The Fabulous Ones beat Doug Gilbert & Tony Anthony to win the USWA Tag Team Titles
- The Fabulous Ones, Jim Cornette, & Jerry Lawler beat Doug Gilbert, Tony Anthony, Sam Lowe, & Joseph Magliano 


Tokyo, Japan:
- Masayoshi Motegi defeated Ray Gonzalez to win the WWC World Junior Heavyweight Title 


Barbourville, Kentucky:
- The Power Ranger defeated D-Lo Bown
- Chris Candido defeated Boo Bradley (Tammy Fytch's last appearance)
- Buddy Landel defeated SMW Heavyweight Champion the Dirty White Boy via disqualification
- SMW Tag Team Champions Ricky Morton & Robert Gibson defeated New Jack & Mustafa
- Boo Bradley won a Smoky Mountain Rumble match

Dallas, Texas:
- Kevin Von Erich defeated Greg Valentine to win the NWA North American Heavyweight Title.


San Germain, Puerto Rico:
- Mabel defeated Carlos Colon for the WWC Universal Heavyweight Title 


Kochi, Japan:
- Jun Akiyama and Kenta Kobashi won the AJPW Unified World Tag Team Title from Toshiaki Kawada and Akira Taue

Glen Burnie, Maryland:
- Romeo Valentino defeated King Kong Bundy for the Maryland Championship Wrestling Heavyweight Title 


New York City:
- The Sandman defeated ECW World Heavyweight Champion Steve Corino and Justin Credible in a Tables, Ladders, Chairs and Canes match to win the title
- ECW World Television Champion Rhino pinned ECW World Heavyweight Champion The Sandman to win the World Heavyweight Title 

Mayaguez, Puerto Rico:
- One Man Gang defeated champion Carlos Colon and Abdullah the Butcher in a three-way match to win the WWC Hardcore Title 


New York City (Triple H returned for the first time since tearing his quad the year prior):
- Spike Dudley and Tazz defeated WWF Tag Team Champions The Dudley Boyz (Bubba Ray and D-Von Dudley) to win the title 
- WWF Intercontinental Champion Edge pinned Lance Storm
- Steve Austin and The Rock defeated Big Bossman and Booker T


Nashville, Tennessee:
- Chris Sabin defeated champion Michael Shane, Christopher Daniels and Low Ki in an Ultimate X match to win the TNA X Division Title 

Louisville, Kentucky:
- Nick Dinsmore defeated Johnny Jeter for the vacant OVW Heavyweight Title


Rahway, New Jersey:
- Rhino defeated JAPW Heavyweight Champion Jay Lethal to win the title 
- Teddy Hart defeated JAPW Light Heavyweight Champion Azrieal in the finals of a Gauntlet match to win the title


Tokyo, Japan:
- The Briscoe Brothers (Jay and Mark Briscoe) defeated Yoshinobu Kanemaru and Takashi Sugiura to win the Pro Wrestling NOAH GHC Junior Heavyweight Tag Team Titles
- Gedo and Jado defeated Don Fujii and Masaaki Mochizuki for the Dragon Gate I-J Heavyweight Tag Team Titles