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Daily Pro Wrestling History (01/29): Royal Rumble 2012

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1929

St. Louis, Missouri:
- World Heavyweight Champion Gus Sonnenberg beat Frank Jorgenson 
- Joe “Toots” Mondt beat Dick Daviscourt 
- Nick Lutze beat Pat McGill 
- Roy Steele beat Tom Draak 

1963

Jacksonville, Florida:
- One Night Tournament for the World Tag Team Title: Karl & Kurt Von Brauner defeated Yukon Eric & Don Curtis to win the World Tag Team Titles
- Reg Parks defeated Russian Crusher
- Lou Bastein defeated Pedro Godoy
- Dale Lewis defeated Marco Polo

1966

Omaha, Nebraska:
- Cage Match: AWA Champion Mad Dog Vachon beat Mr Wrestling Tim Woods
- Reggie Parks & Mighty Igor Vodik beat Nebraska Tag Team Champions Mitsu Arakawa & Haru Sasaki by DQ
- Mad Russian Stan Pulaski beat Billy Red Cloud
- Ivan Kalmikoff drew Danny Plechas

1975

Miami Beach, Florida:
- Florida Title: Cowboy Bill Watts defeated The Mongolian Stomper (Lou Thesz special ref)
- North American Title: Bob Armstrong defeated Terry Funk
- Tony Parisi & Dominic DeNucci defeated Dick Slater & Bob Roop

1976

Kansas City, Kansas:
- Akio Sato defeated Rick McGraw
- Bob Geigel defeated Tank Patton
- Ray Candy & Johnny Loyal defeated Ripper Collins & Percival A. Friend
- Bob Brown & Ed Wiskoski fought Mike George & Pat O’Connor to a double-DQ
- Ron Bass & Dutch Mantell defeated Jerry Oates & Ted Oates

1981

Biloxi, Mississippi:
- Junkyard Dog & Killer Karl Kox defeated Ernie Ladd & Leroy Brown to win the Mid-South Wrestling Tag Team Titles

1983

San Juan, Puerto Rico:
- Pierre Martel defeated Mad Dog Lafaib to win the WWC North American Heavyweight Title

1986

Orlando, Florida:
- Cocoa Samoa & Hector Guerrero defeated Cuban Assassin & Prince Iaukea
- Kendall Windham beat Bob Roop
- Joe Savoldi & Mike Graham drew Kevin Sullivan & Purple Haze
- Jesse Barr defeated Abdullah The Butcher by DQ
- Wahoo McDaniel defeated “Nature Boy” Ric Flair

1993

Dallas, Texas:
- The Bad Breed (Axl & Ian Rotten) defeated John Hawk (JBL) & Bobby Duncum Jr. to win the Global Wrestling Tag Team Titles

1994

Morganton, North Carolina:
- Bobby Blaze defeated Killer Kyle
- Tracy Smothers defeated Chris Candido
- Ricky Morton & Robert Gibson defeated Jim Cornette, SMW Tag Team Champions Tom Prichard & Jimmy Del Ray in a handicap match when Cornette was pinned
- SMW Heavyweight Champion Brian Lee defeated the Dirty White Boy
- The Dirty White Boy won a Smoky Mountain Rumble

1996

Canton, Ohio:
- Konnan defeated the One Man Gang ton win the WCW U.S. Heavyweight title

1998

Raleigh, North Carolina:
- Steve Corino defeated Joey Matthews to win the SCW Light Heavyweight title in a ladder match

1999

Memphis, Tennessee:
- Baldo (Albert/A-Train/Matt Bloom) defeated Jerry Lawler in a tournament final to become the first Memphis Power Pro Wrestling Heavyweight Champion

2011

Wrestle Reunion: Los Angeles, California:
- PWG Title: Claudio Castagnoli (Cesaro) defeated El Generico (Sami Zayn) to retain the title
- Low Ki defeated Davey Richards
- Roddy Piper won a legends battle royal

2012

WWE Royal Rumble: St. Louis, Missouri
- World Title Steel Cage Match: Daniel Bryan defeated Mark Henry and Big Show to retain the title
- WWE Title Match: CM Punk beat Dolph Ziggler to retain the title
- Sheamus won the Royal Rumble