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Daily Pro Wrestling History (02/22): Sting defeats Hogan to win vacant WCW title



Kansas City, Missouri:
- World Title: Everett Marshall beat Orville Brown to retain the title
- Ali Baba beat Karl Davis 
- Bill Lee beat Eddie Newman 
- Lou Thesz beat Chris Zaharias by DQ


Dallas, Texas:
- Bobby Managoff defeated NWA World Heavyweight Champion Bill Longson 


Oakland, California:
- Ron Etchison and Sandor Szabo defeated Ben and Mike Sharpe to win the San Francisco NWA World Tag Team Titles


Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada:
- Whipper Billy Watson beat Hard Boiled Haggerty by DQ 
- Dick Hutton drew Joe Pazandak 
- Johnny Rougeau beat Maurice LaPointe 
- Red Bastien beat Johnny Barend

Houston, Texas:
- Pepper Gomez defeated El Medico to win the NWA Texas Heavyweight Title 


Chicago, Illinois:
- Boris and Nicoli Volkoff defeated Reggie (Crusher) and Stan Lisowski to win the Chicago NWA World Tag Team Titles


Memphis, Tennessee:
- Don and Luke Fields won the Mid-America NWA Southern Tag Team Titles by defeating The Corsicans' (Jean and Joe)


Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada:
- Hercules Cortez won a 12-man battle royal
- Dick Steinborn beat Karol Kalmikoff by DQ
- Kenji Shibuya beat Jack Lanza
- Gene Kiniski beat Jack Pesek
- Doug Gilbert drew Ivan Kalmikoff
- Haystacks Calhoun beat Duke Hoffman


St. Paul, Minnesota:
- Dick the Bruiser & The Crusher beat AWA Tag Team Champions Larry Hennig & Harley Race by DQ
- Chris Tolos beat Reggie Parks 
- Mighty Igor Vodik beat Steve Druk 
- Chris Markoff beat Ivan Kalmikoff 
- Larry Heiniemi drew George Drake 


Lubbock, Texas:
- The Medics defeated Terry Funk and Dan Miller to win the Southwest NWA North American Tag Team Titles


Fort Worth, Texas:
- Fritz Von Erich defeated Toru Tanaka to win the NWA American Heavyweight Title


Osaka, Japan:
- Killer Karl Krupp and Johnny Valentine defeated Kintaro Ohki and Seiji Sakaguchi to win the NWA International Tag Team Titles

Denver, Colorado:
- Indian Strap Match, Winner must drag his opponent around the ring twice: Wahoo McDaniel beat Superstar Billy Graham 
- Billy Robinson beat Dusty Rhodes 
- Nick Bockwinkel beat Don Muraco by countout
- Ivan Koloff drew Reggie Parks
- Dick Murdoch beat Lord Blears

Kansas City, Kansas:
- Rufus R. Jones defeated Mickey Doyle
- Togo the Great defeated Argentina Zuma
- Bob Geigel defeated Tokyo Joe via DQ
- Stan Pulaski & Steve Bolus & Abe Jacobs defeated Benny Ramirez & The Viking & Mickey Doyle in three falls
- Roger Kirby defeated Black Angus via countout in three falls


Calgary, Alberta, Canada:
- Harley Race defeated Archie Gouldie to win the Stampede North American Heavyweight Title


St. Petersburg, Florida:
- NWA Title-Jack Brisco defeated Bob Roop by DQ
- Elimination Match-Dick Slater & “Cowboy” Bill Watts defeated Mongolian Stomper & Dick Murdoch 
- Bob Armstrong beat Super Assassin 
- Johnny Weaver defeated Swede Hanson 
- Chris Taylor & Rocky Johnson defeated The Patriots 
- Jos LeDuc defeated Baron Scicluna 
- “Irish” Pat Barrett & Tony Parisi & Dominic DeNucci beat The Spider & George McCreary & Beautiful Bruce


Memphis, Tennessee:
- Buddy Wayne beat Wayne Petty
- Rosey Jones beat Bill Costello
- Jerry Jarrett beat Al Greene via DQ
- Big Bad John beat Mitsu Arakawa via countout
- Tommy Gilbert, Bearcat Brown, Bill Dundee, & Tojo Yamamoto drew The Spoiler, Don Greene, David Schultz, & Sam Bass
- Tommy Rich pinned Jerry Lawler in a no DQ match to win the Southern Title


Sacramento, California:
 - Dean Ho and Moondog Mayne defeated Black Gordman and Goliath to win the San Francisco NWA World Tag Team Titles

Baton Rouge, Louisiana:
- Ray Candy and Steven Little Bear defeated The Brute and Dr. X for the Tri-State NWA United States Tag Team Titles


Kansas City, Kansas:
- Bob Sweetan defeated Randy Allis (Randy Rose) to win the NWA Central States Heavyweight Title 


Toronto, Ontario, Canada:
- Angelo Mosca retained the Canadian Championship pinning Hossien Arab (Iron Sheik)
- The Masked Superstar won by count out over Ray Stevens 
- Jimmy (Superfly) Snuka pinned Maurice (Mad Dog) Vachon
- Bobby Duncum and Swede Hanson defeated Sweet Ebony Diamond and Dewey Robertson
- Tony Paris went to 20 minute draw against Kurt von Hess
- Cowboy Frankie Maine pinned Ron Ritchie 

Greensboro, North Carolina:
- Ivan Koloff and Ray Stevens defeated Paul Jones and The Masked Superstar for the NWA World Tag Team Titles


Memphis, Tennessee:
- Ric McCord pinned Tojo Yamamoto
- Roy Rogers pinned The Iranian Assassin
- Ricky & Robert Gibson drew Sweet Brown Sugar & Dream Machine
- Stan Lane pinned The Cuban Assassin
- Bill Dundee & Ricky Gibson NC Dennis Condrey & Randy Rose
- Stan Lane beat Kenny Shane & Jimmy Hart in a handicap match
- Norvell Austin beat Steve Keirn via DQ
- Southern Champ Dutch Mantel pinned Bobby Eaton


Louisville, Kentucky:
- AWA Champion Nick Bockwinkel beat Jerry Lawler by DQ
- Fabulous Ones beat Executioners
- Terry Taylor beat Jacques Rougeau by DQ
- Finals of Tournament for Mid American title: Bobby Eaton beat Sweet Brown Sugar
- Koko Ware beat Kenya Condorie
- Jesse Barr beat Dutch Mantel by DQ
- Bill Dundee beat Carl Fergie

Regina, Saskatchewan:
- The Great Gama defeated The Dynamite Kid for the Stampede World Mid-Heavyweight Title 

Columbia, South Carolina:
- Dick Slater defeated Mike Rotundo to win the NWA Television Title 


Tokyo, Japan:
- International Champion Jumbo Tsuruta beat Nick Bockwinkel to win AWA Title (Terry Funk special referee)
- Genichiro Tenryu beat Ricky Steamboat to become the new United National Champion
- Bruiser Brody & Super Destroyer I beat Giant Baba & Takashi Ishikawa
- NWA International Junior Heavyweight Champion Chavo Guerrero beat Mighty Inoue when the referee stopped the match
- Ashura Hara & Magic Dragon & Masanobu Fuchi dcor Alexis Smirnoff & Super Destroyer II & Jerry Morrow
- Thomas Ivy beat Tarzan Goto
- Shiro Koshinaka beat Mitsuharu Misawa
- Motoshi Ohkuma & Great Kojika beat Rocky Hata & Yoshihiro Momota
- Ultraseven beat Toshiaki Kawada


St. Paul, Minnesota:
- Sgt. Slaughter & Jerry Blackwell beat AWA Tag Team Champions Road Warriors by DQ
- AWA Champion Rick Martel dcor Bob Backlund
- Greg Gagne beat Nick Bockwinkel
- Jim Garvin beat Baron Von Raschke
- Mr. Saito & Masked Superstar & King Tonga beat Steve O & Larry Hennig & Curt Hennig
- Buck Zumhofe beat Steve Regal
- John Nord drew Tom Zenk


Tampa, Florida:
- The Cuban Assassin defeated Kendall Windham to win the NWA Florida Heavyweight Title 


Memphis, Tennessee:
- Jerry Lawler beat Tommy Rich by DQ
- Midnight Rockers beat Rock & Roll Express to win held up AWA Tag Team Title
- Maxx Payne beat Manny Fernandez forfeit
- Jeff Jarrett & Billy Travis beat Gary Young & Bill Dundee
- Ken Wayne beat Jimmy Jack Funk by DQ
- The Samoans Samu & Kokina beat Zebra Warriors
- Bruise Brothers beat Scotty Levy & Terry Adonis
- Doug Gilbert beat Rikki Nelson


Chicago, Illinois:
- Tim Horner defeated Rob Morgan
- Michael Hayes & Jimmy Garvin defeated WCW 6-man Tag Team Champions Ricky Morton & Tommy Rich 
- Brian Pillman defeated Rip Rogers (sub. for Michael Wallstreet) 
- Itsumi Yamasaki & Miki Handa defeated Miss A & Mami Kitamura
- Terry Taylor (sub. for WCW TV Champion Arn Anderson) defeated Bobby Eaton
- Tom Zenk, WCW US Tag Team Champions Rick & Scott Steiner defeated Barry Windham, Stan Hansen, & Larry Zbyszko (sub. for Sid Vicious) 
- Sting & WCW US Champion Lex Luger defeated WCW Tag Team Champions Doom via disqualification
- WCW World Champion Ric Flair fought El Gigante to a double disqualification


Memphis, Tennessee: 
- The Moondogs (Splat and Spot) defeated The Harris Brothers (Don and Ron) for the USWA Tag Team Titles


Ponce, Puerto Rico:
- El Nene defeated Carlos Colón to win the WWC Universal Heavyweight Title


WCW SuperBrawl: San Francisco, California:
- The Ultimo Dragon defeated Shiryu
- The Outsiders (Scott Hall and Kevin Nash) with Dusty Rhodes defeated WCW World Tag Team Champions The Steiner Brothers (Rick and Scott) with Ted DiBiase to win the titles
- Sting pinned Hollywood Hulk Hogan to win the vacant WCW World Heavyweight Title
- WCW United States Heavyweight Champion Diamond Dallas Page pinned Chris Benoit to retain the title
- Lex Luger defeated Randy Savage (with Elizabeth)
- WCW Cruiserweight Champion Chris Jericho defeated Juventud Guerrera 
- Booker T pinned WCW World Television Champion Rick Martel to win the title
- WCW World Television Champion Booker T pinned Saturn to retain the title

Chihuahua, Mexico:
- Perro Aguayo, Sr. defeated Cibernético to win the Mexican National Heavyweight Title 


Nuevo Laredo, Texas:
- El Cobarde and El Cobarde, Jr. defeat Perro Aguayo, Sr. and Perro Aguayo, Jr. for the Mexican National Tag Team Title


Ventnor, England:
- Robbie Brookside defeated Dave Taylor to win the European Heavyweight Title


Tokyo, Japan:
- Kaz Hayashi defeated Blue-K (Taka Michinoku) to win the vacant AJPW World Junior Heavyweight Title