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Daily Pro Wrestling History (01/13): Thundercage match at Clash of the Champions



Hollywood, California:
- Ted Christy defeated Leroy McGuirk to win the World Light Heavyweight Title


San Francisco, California:
- Ray Eckert defeated Billy Hanson to win the San Francisco NWA Pacific Coast Heavyweight Title 


Kansas City, Kansas:
- "Nature Boy” Buddy Rogers beat Tarzan Kowalski in 2 out of 3 falls 
- Bobby Bruns and Bob Wagner drew 1 fall a piece  


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


Houston, Texas:
- Danny McShain won the NWA Texas Heavyweight Title, defeating Danny Savich 


Edmonton, Alberta, Canada:
- Chico Garcia and Chet Wallick defeated George and Sandy Scott for the Calgary NWA Canadian Tag Team Title 


Montreal, Quebec, Canada:
- Buddy Rogers beat Wladek Kowalski to capture the World Heavyweight Title in 2 out of 3 falls
- The Kalmikoff Brothers (Ivan and Karol Kalmikoff) beat Mark Lewin and Sweet Daddy Siki in 2 out of 3 falls
- Mark Lewin beat Chet Wallick
- Eddie Auger and Claude St. Jean drew


Mexico City, Mexico:
- Rodolfo Ruiz defeated Chanoc for the Mexican National Lightweight Title
- Raul Reyes won the Mexican National Light Heavyweight Title from Rey Mendoza

Mobile, Alabama:
- Dick Dunn defeated The Mighty Yankee for the NWA Gulf Coast Heavyweight Title 


Portland, Oregon:
- Shag Thomas and Bearcat Wright defeated Stan Stasiak and Mighty Ursus to win the NWA Pacific Northwest Tag Team Title


Atlanta, Georgia:
- Butcher and Mad Dog Vachon defeated Enrique and Ramon Torres to win the Georgia NWA World Tag Team Titles

St. Joseph, Missouri:
- Sonny Myers won the NWA Central States Heavyweight Title from Mike DiBiase


Milwaukee, Wisconsin:
- AWA Champion Verne Gagne beat Harley Race
- Wilbur Snyder beat Hard Boiled Haggerty by DQ
- Bill Watts beat Jose Bentancourt
- Dale Lewis beat Black Bart


Tampa, Florida:
- The Missouri Mauler defeated Danny Miller for the Florida NWA Southern Heavyweight Title 

Macon, Georgia:
- Buddy Colt and Homer O'Dell defeated Cyclone Soto and Roberto Soto to win the NWA Macon Tag Team Titles


Mobile, Alabama:
- Bob Kelly defeated Mike Boyette for the NWA Gulf Coast Heavyweight Title 


Detroit, Michigan:
- Bobo Brazil defeated The Sheik to win the Detroit NWA United States Heavyweight Title

Minneapolis, Minnesota:
- Superstar Billy Graham beat Wahoo McDaniel 
- Dusty Rhodes & Dick Murdoch beat Danny Hodge & Bill Miller 2 out of 3 falls
- Ivan Koloff beat George Scott 
- Reggie Parks beat Big K 
- Bob Bruggers beat Johnny Heidman 
- Jim Brunzell beat Tinker Todd 


Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada:
- Cage match: The Crusher beat Mad Dog Vachon
- Billy Francis & Greg Gagne & Jim Brunzell beat Blackjack Lanza & Bobby Duncum & Ray Stevens
- Pedro Morales beat Baron Von Raschke
- Angelo Mosca beat Peter Maivia
- Roger Kirby beat Buck Zumhofe
- Super Destroyer beat Moose Morowski

Jacksonville, Florida:
- Lumberjack Match: Dusty Rhodes defeated Superstar Billy Graham 
- Jos LeDuc defeated Steve Strong 
- Bob Roop & Bob Orton, Jr. defeated Jack & Jerry Brisco 
- Buddy Wolff defeated Tommy Seigler 
- Steve Keirn defeated Hans Schroeder 
- Kevin Sullivan defeated Rock Hunter 


- Chavo and Hector Guerrero defeated Black Gordman and Goliath to win the NWA Americas Tag Team Title


St. Paul, Minnesota:
- AWA Champion Nick Bockwinkel beat The Crusher
- Adrian Adonis & Jesse Ventura beat Dino Bravo & Greg Gagne by DQ
- Lord Alfred Hayes beat Bobby Heenan
- Steve Olsonoski beat Super Destroyer Mark II
- Super Destroyer Mark III beat Buck Zumhofe
- Jerry Blackwell beat Ron Ritchie


Kansas City, Kansas:
- Roger Kirby defeated Mark Romero for the NWA Central States Television Title 


Memphis, Tennessee:
- The Interns (Don Bass and Roger Smith) defeated The Rock 'n' Roll Express (Ricky Morton and Robert Gibson) to win the vacant AWA Southern Tag Team Titles


Memphis, Tennessee:
- The Fantastics (Bobby Fulton and Tommy Rogers) defeated The Sheepherders (Jonathan Boyd and Bigfoot) for the vacant AWA Southern Tag Team Titles


Tampa, Florida:
- Lumberjack Match: Kevin Sullivan defeated Lex Luger 
- Florida Title: Bad News Allen defeated Ron Simmons to retain title
- Florida Tag Titles: Stan Lane & Mike Graham defeated New Breed by DQ to retain title
- Jack “The Stretcher” Hart defeated Mark Starr 
- Jerry Gray drew Jim Backlund 


Calgary, Alberta, Canada:
- Chris Benoit defeated Johnny Smith to win the Stampede British Commonwealth Mid-Heavyweight Title


Bayamon, Puerto Rico:
- Manny Fernandez defeated Invader I to win the WWC Puerto Rico Heavyweight Title 


Charleston, West Virginia:
- Allen Iron Eagle pinned Moondog Rex
- The Junkyard Dog pinned Minotaur
- Tracey Smothers & Steve Armstrong defeated the Master Blasters
- Michael Wallstreet pinned Terry Taylor with a roll up
- WCW US Tag Team Champions Rick & Scott Steiner defeated Michael Hayes & Jimmy Garvin
- Sting defeated NWA & WCW World Champion Ric Flair via disqualification


WCW Clash of the Champions: Milwaukee, Wisconsin:
- Cactus Jack pinned Johnny B. Badd (sub. for Erik Watts) 
- 2 Cold Scorpio pinned Scotty Flamingo
- Chris Benoit pinned Brad Armstrong (Benoit's singles debut)
- Vinnie Vegas defeated Tony Atlas (sub. for Van Hammer) in an arm wrestling contest
- The Wrecking Crew defeated Johnny Gunn & Tom Zenk
- NWA and WCW World Tag Team Champions, Shane Douglas and Ricky Steamboat, defeated The Hollywood Blondes (Steve Austin and Brian Pillman) by DQ to retain the titles
- Cactus Jack, Dustin Rhodes and Sting defeated Paul Orndorff, Big Van Vader and Barry Windham in a Thundercage match


Williamsburg, Kentucky:
- Tracy Smothers defeated Bryant Anderson
- Boo Bradley defeated Chris Candido
- Buddy Landel defeated SMW Heavyweight Champion the Dirty White Boy via disqualification
- SMW Tag Team Champions Ricky Morton & Robert Gibson defeated New Jack & Mustafa


Memphis, Tennessee:
- Tommy Rich defeated Jerry Lawler to win the USWA Heavyweight Title
- PG-13 (JC Ice and Wolfie D) won the USWA Tag Team Title, defeating Doug Gilbert and Tommy Rich


Tokyo, Japan:
- Doug Gilbert last eliminated Keisuke Yamada in a 15-man deathmatch battle royal to win the vacant IWA Japan World Heavyweight Title


TNA Genesis: Orlando, Florida:
- TNA Champion Jeff Hardy defeated Austin Aires and Bobby Roode to retain the title
- Christopher Daniels defeated James Storm 
- TNA X Division Champion Rob Van Dam defeated Christian York to retain the title