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Daily Pro Wrestling History (02/05): Andre the Giant wins WWF Championship, title declared vacant



Buffalo, New York: 
- World Champion Jim Londos beat Frank Speer 
- Dick Shikat beat Joe Hackenschmidt 
- Hans Steinke beat Don Delaun 
- Herb Freeman drew with Vanka Zelesniak 
- Benny Ginsberg beat Joe Cox 
- Jack Gallagher drew with Alphonso Galcewicz


St. Louis, Missouri:
- Warren Bockwinkel and Lou Thesz wrestled to a draw


Columbus, Ohio:
- Ray Steele defeated Everett Marshall by reverse decision to win the Ohio Midwest Wrestling Association World Heavyweight Title


Regina, Saskatchewan:
- George and Sandy Scott defeated Maurice and Paul Vachon to win the vacant Stampede International Tag Team Titles


Houston, Texas:
- Rip Hawk and Rock Hunter defeated Bull Curry and Lucas Pertano for the Texas NWA World Tag Team Titles


Macon, Georgia:
- The Mysterios Medics defeated Tony Marino and Joe Scarpa (Chief Jay Strongbow) to win the vacant Georgia NWA Southern Tag Team Titles in a tournament final 


Osaka, Japan:
- AWA Champion Verne Gagne dcor Shozo "Strong" Kobayashi in 3rd fall
- Mighty Inoue & Takeshi Oiso & Thunder Sugiyama beat Michael Nador & Quasimodo & Monster Roussimoff (Andre the Giant)
- Great Kusatsu beat Bad Boy Shields


Atlanta, Georgia:
- El Mongol defeated Nick Bockwinkel to win the vacant NWA Georgia Title in a tournament final 


Akron, Ohio:
- Ernie Ladd defeated Bulldog Brower to become the first Buffalo/Ohio NWA North American Heavyweight Champion 


San Antonio, Texas:
- Giant Baba and Jumbo Tsuruta defeated Dory Funk, Jr. and Terry Funk for the NWA International Tag Team Titles

Nashville, Tennessee:
- Luke Graham defeated Don Kent to win the NWA Mid-America Heavyweight Title

Miami Beach, Florida:
- Lights Out Match: Dick Slater defeated Jos LeDuc 
- Florida Title: Bill Watts defeated Dick Murdoch by DQ 
- Southern Title: Mongolian Stomper defeated Dominic DeNucci 
- Bob Roop defeated Tony Parisi 
- Harley Race defeated Tony Charles 
- Pat Barrett drew Jim Dillon 
- Johnny Weaver defeated Baron Scicluna 
- Bob Armstrong & Mike Graham defeated Mitsu Yoshida & Hiro Matsuda


Kansas City, Kansas:
- Ron Bass & Dutch Mantell defeated Bob Geigel & Akio Sato
- Bob Brown fought Pat O’Connor to a double count out
- Mike George defeated Ed Wiskoski in three falls


Toronto, Ontario, Canada:
- Nick Bockwinkle retained the A.W.A. title by defeating Chief Jay Strongbow 
- Ken Patera and Dusty Rhodes were both counted out of the ring 
- Chief Peter Miavia was disqualified for throwing Angelo Mosca over the top rope
- Stan Stasiak drew Waldo von Erich
- Dewey Robertson and Billy Robinson beat Chris Tolos and and Dan Johnston

Memphis, Tennessee:
- Frankie Laine & Sonny King beat Stan Frazier & Robert Gibson
- Len Shelley beat The Red Shadow
- Pat O'Conner beat Doug Gilbert
- Bill Dundee & The Intern beat Phil Hickerson & Dennis Condrey
- Norvell Austin beat Jimmy Pruitt
- Jerry Lawler pinned Jimmy Valiant


Memphis, Tennessee:
- The Assassins beat Roger Howell & Tommy Gilbert
- Chris Colt & Don Fargo beat Ricky & Robert Gibson
- Dennis Condrey & Don Carson beat Bill Dundee & Jimmy Golden
- Jerry Lawler & Jackie Fargo beat Austin Idol & Tojo Yamamoto


Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada:
- Nick Bockwinkel beat AWA Champion Verne Gagne by DQ
- AWA Tag Team Champions Adrian Adonis & Jesse Ventura beat Greg Gagne & Jim Brunzell
- Angelo Mosca ddq John Studd
- Ricky Hunter beat Curt Hennig
- Tito Santana beat Steve Regal
- Brad Rheingans drew Evan Johnson


Houston, Texas:
- Cage match: Rock & Roll Express beat Hector & Chavo Guerrero
- Taped Fist match: Hacksaw Duggan beat Ted Dibiase
- Kerry Von Erich beat Gino Hernandez
- Iceman Parsons beat Hercules Hernandez
- Butch Reed beat Steve Williams
- AWA Tag Team Champions Road Warriors beat Terry Taylor & Brad Armstrong
- Jake Roberts beat Tim Horner
- Tom Prichard beat Jack Victory


Sapporo, Japan:
- Riki Choshu and Yoshiaki Yatsu won the NWA International Tag Team Titles from Genichiro Tenryu and Jumbo Tsuruta 


Tokyo, Japan:
- Genichiro Tenryu and Jumbo Tsuruta defeated Riki Choshu and Yoshiaki Yatsu for the NWA International Tag Team Titles

Memphis, Tennessee:
- Tarzan Goto and Akio Sato defeated Badd Company (Paul Diamond and Pat Tanaka) to win the Continental Wrestling Association International Tag Team Titles


WWF Main Event: Indianapolis, Indiana:
- Andre the Giant pinned Hulk Hogan to win the WWF World Title (title was later declared vacant and set up the Wrestlemania tournament)
- Randy Savage (with Miss Elizabeth) defeated WWF Intercontinental Champion The Honky Tonk Man (with Jimmy Hart and Peggy Sue) by countout


Dallas, Texas:
- Stevie Ray defeated Rod Price for the Global Wrestling Federation North American Heavyweight Title

Asheville, North Carolina:
- Robbie Eagle defeated Dark Secret
- Brian Lee defeated Killer Kyle
- Tim Horner defeated The Dirty White Boy
- Ricky Morton & Robert Gibson defeated Stan Lane & Prichard
- Tim Horner won a battle royal

Huntsville, Alabama:
- Sgt. Buddy Lee Parker defeated Mustafa Saed
- Chris Benoit defeated Chris Walker
- Steve Regal defeated Tony Atlas
- The Wrecking Crew defeated Tom Zenk & Johnny Gunn
- Cactus Jack defeated Paul Orndorff
- WCW US Champion Dustin Rhodes defeated Barry Windham


ECW Night the Line was Crossed: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania:
- In a No Rules match, The Public Enemy (Rocco Rock and Johnny Grunge) defeated The Bruise Brothers (Ron and Don Harris)
- Jimmy Snuka pinned Tommy Dreamer.  
- Non title: The Sheik and Pat Tanaka defeated ECW Tag Team Champions Kevin Sullivan and The Tazmaniac
- In a three-way dance, ECW Heavyweight Champion Terry Funk, ECW Television Champion Sabu and Shane Douglas fought to a 60-minute draw

Morristown, Tennessee:
- Bobby Blaze fought Killer Kyle to a draw
- Robbie Eagle defeated Bo Alexander
- Prince Kharis defeated Anthony Michaels
- SMW Tag Team Champions Tom Prichard & Jimmy Del Ray defeated Ricky Morton & Robert Gibson via disqualification
- SMW Heavyweight Champion Brian Lee & Chris Candido defeated Tracy Smothers & the Dirty White Boy


Mexico City, Mexico:
- Negro Casas and El Hijo del Santo defeated Bestia Salvaje and Scorpio, Jr. by disqualification to win the CMLL World Tag Team Titles 


Tupelo, Mississippi:
- Rick Steiner defeated WCW United States Heavyweight Champion Shane Douglas to win the title


Los Angeles, California:
-Maven defeated WWF Hardcore Champion The Undertaker to win the title 


Muscatine, Iowa:
- Abyss defeated Jimmy Jacobs to win the NWA Iowa Heavyweight Title 

Wayne, New Jersey:
- The Solution (Havok and Papadon) defeated America's Most Wanted (Chris Harris and James Storm) for the NWA Cyberspace Tag Team Titles


Tuscon, Arizona:
- Erik Watts defeated Diamond Dallas Page to win the vacant AWA Superstars International Heavyweight Title