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Daily Pro Wrestling History (01/24): Vince McMahon wins the 1999 Royal Rumble



San Francisco, California:
- Ray Eckert won the San Francisco NWA Pacific Coast Heavyweight Title by defeating Sandor Szabo


Baltimore, Maryland:
- Buddy Rogers defeated Karl Von Albers for the Eastern Heavyweight Title


Minneapolis, Minnesota:
- AWA Tag Team Champions Hard Boiled Haggerty & Len Montana beat Verne Gagne & Wilbur Snyder to retain the title
- AWA US Champion Gene Kiniski beat Jack Healy to retain the title


Toronto, Ontario, Canada:
- Lou Thesz defeated Buddy Rogers to win the NWA World Heavyweight Title
- Bulldog Brower and Hans Schmidt beat Billy Red Lyons and Sam Steamboat
- Bruno Sammartino beat Buddy Austin
- Johnny Valentine beat Fred Atkins
- Sweet Daddy Wiki beat Jim Hady
- The Beast beat Gino Marella (Gorilla Monsoon)

Jacksonville, Florida:
- Don Curtis (sub Bob Ellis) and Mark Lewin defeated The Fabulous Kangaroos (Al Costello and Roy Heffernan) to win the Florida NWA World Tag Team Titles
- Southern Title: Eddie Graham defeated Mighty Zorro
- Kurt & Karl Von Brauner defeated Joe Scarpa (sub Don Curtis) & Reggie Parks
- Wild Red Berry beat Gentleman Saul
- Rito Carreon beat Hiro Matsuda


Miami, Florida:
- NWA World Title: Lou Thesz defeated Eddie Graham
- Skull Murphy & Brute Bernard defeated Haystack Calhoun & Don Curtis
- Hiro Matsuda defeated Tito Carreon
- Great Malenko defeated Jerry London


Chicoutimi, Quebec, Canada:
- Mad Dog Vachon defeated Hans Schmidt to win the International Wrestling International Heavyweight Title


Tokyo, Japan:
- Danny Hodge defeated Lou Thesz for the International Pro Wrestling TWWF World Heavyweight Title 


- Paul Jones and Nelson Royal defeated The Medics for the NWA Americas Tag Team Titles

Dothan, Alabama:
- Flash and Rocket Monroe won the NWA Gulf Coast Tag Team Title from Don Carson and Dick Dunn


Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada:
 - Bob Brown and Gene Kiniski won the Vancouver NWA Canadian Tag Team Title by defeating Mark Lewin and Steven Little Bear


Buffalo, New York:
- Jacques Rougeau, Sr. defeated Waldo Von Erich in a tournament final for the vacant National Wrestling Federation Heavyweight Title

Milwaukee, Wisconsin:
- Death Match, No Time Limit, No DQ: Pampero Firpo beat Baron Von Raschke
- Bobby Duncum & Bobby Heenan beat Larry Hennig (sub Greg Gagne) & Jim Brunzell
- Jos Leduc beat Jimmy Valiant
- Kim Duk beat Bull Bullinski
- Bob Backlund drew Khosrow Vaziri (Iron Shiek)


Dallas, Texas:
- Black Jack Lanza defeated Johnny Valentine in 2 out of 3 falls
- Jerry Oates defeated Blackjack Mulligan
- The Samoan, Afi and Sika Anoia defeated Dale Lewis and Big Joe Cassidy
- Jose Lothario won by disqualification from Apache Bull Ramos
- Bob Orton Jr. pinned Matt Gibson


Memphis, Tennessee:
- Bill Dundee and Ricky Gibson defeated Dutch Mantel and David Schultz to win the Mid-America NWA Southern Tag Team Titles


Miami Beach, Florida:
- Korean Assassin Match-Dusty Rhodes defeated Pak Song
- Eddie & Mike Graham & Hiro Matsuda defeated Mr. Sato & Mr. Saito & Rising Sun
- Brass Knuckles Title: Killer Karl Kox defeated Herb Calvert to retain title
- Thor The Viking defeated Steve Brody (sub for Jos LeDuc)


Kansas City, Kansas:
- The Assassin (Jody Hamilton) defeated The Avenger for the NWA Central States Heavyweight Title 


Memphis, Tennessee:
- Jerry Lawler & Austin Idol beat AWA Tag Team Champions Jerry Blackwell & Ken Patera by DQ
- If Dutch loses, he will leave town: Dutch Mantell beat Randy Savage to win Mid American Title
- Southern Tag Team Champions Zambuie Express beat Fabulous Ones 
- Jos Leduc beat Tommy Gilbert
- King Konga beat Art Crews
- Rick Rude beat Jerry Grey
- Rock and Roll Express & Mr. Ebony & Koko Ware beat Sabu & Karl Krupp & Porkchop Cash & Dream Machine


Milwaukee, Wisconsin:
- Non Title: Midnight Rockers beat AWA Tag Team Champions Buddy Rose & Doug Somers
- Larry Zbyszko & Masa Saito beat Nick Bockwinkel & Greg Gagne
- Coal Miners Glove match: Colonel DeBeers beat Jimmy Snuka
- Steve O beat The Ninja by DQ
- Kevin Kelly beat Earthquake Ferris
- Boris Zhukov beat Jerry Seganovich (Jerry Sags)
- Buck Zumhofe beat Brian Knobbs


NWA Bunkhouse Stampede: Uniondale, New York:
- Larry Zbyszko defeated Barry Windham to win the NWA Western States Heritage Title 
- Dusty Rhodes won a Steel Cage Bunkhouse Stampede battle royal
- Road Warrior Hawk defeated NWA World Heavyweight Champion Ric Flair by disqualification

WWF Royal Rumble: Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
- Jim Duggan won the Royal Rumble 
- Ricky Steamboat defeated Rick Rude by disqualification


Dallas, Texas:
- Eddie Gilbert defeated Terry Garvin (Terry Simms) for the vacant GWF Television Title 


WWF Royal Rumble: Sacramento, California:
- Yokozuna won the Royal Rumble
- Bret Hart defeated Razor Ramon to retain the WWF World Title
- WWF Intercontinental Champion Shawn Michaels pinned Marty Jannetty


Matsumoto, Japan:
- Gary Albright and Stan Hansen defeated Toshiaki Kawada and Akira Taue for the AJPW Unified World Tag Team Titles


NWO Souled Out: Dayton, Ohio:
- Chris Jericho defeated Rey Misterio, Jr to win the WCW Cruiserweight Title 
- Bret Hart defeated Ric Flair 
- WCW World Television Champion Booker T pinned Rick Martel to retain the title


WWF Royal Rumble: Anaheim, California:
- The Rock won the WWF World Title by defeating Mankind in an I Quit match 
- Vince McMahon won the Royal Rumble
- WWF Intercontinental Champion Ken Shamrock defeated Billy Gunn to retain the title


Los Angeles, California:
- Sid Vicious pinned Kevin Nash to win the vacant WCW World Title
- Lex Luger defeated Booker T


Naucalpan, Mexico:
- Pantera defeated champion Último Vampiro and Pentagon in a three-way match to win the IWRG Intercontinental Middleweight Title


WWE Royal Rumble: Orlando, Florida:
- Triple H won the Royal Rumble and the WWE World Title
- Charlotte defeated Becky Lynch to retain the Divas Title
- Dean Ambrose defeated Kevin Owens to retain the IC Title in a Last Man Standing match
- Kalisto defeated Alberto Del Rio to win the United States Title