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Daily Pro Wrestling History (02/27): NXT Arrival



Montreal, Quebec, Canada:

- Joe Cox defeated Yvon Robert to win the Montreal World Heavyweight Title 


Kansas City, Kansas:

- MWA World Heavyweight Champion Orville Brown beat George Becker 2 out of 3 falls

- Vic Christy beat Wee Willie Davis 2 out of 3 falls

- Jack Kennedy and Dan O’Connor drew 


Galveston, Texas:

- Albert and Enrique Torres defeated Casey and Danny McShain for the NWA Texas Tag Team Title 


- Johnny Barend and Magnificent Maurice defeated Art and Stan Neilson for the American Wrestling Alliance World Tag Team Titles


Bakersfield, California:

- The Fabulous Kangaroos (Al Costello and Roy Heffernan) defeated Edouard Carpentier and Ernie Ladd to win the World Wrestling Association World Tag Team Titles


Madison Square Garden:

- Gorilla Monsoon defeated WWWF World Champion Bruno Sammarinto by countout 


- Johnny Long and Tojo Yamamoto win the Mid-America NWA World Tag Team Title by defeating Don Carson and Len Rossi

Lexington, Kentucky:

- Bill and Joe Sky defeated The Mighty Yankees (Frank Morrell and Eddie Sullivan) to win the Mid-America NWA Southern Tag Team Titles


Portland, Oregon:

- Kurt Von Steiger defeated Moondog Mayne to win the NWA Pacific Northwest Heavyweight Title

Calgary, Alberta, Canada:

- Abdullah the Butcher defeated Billy Robinson for the Stampede North American Heavyweight Title 


Green Bay, Wisconsin:

- AWA Tag Team Champions Nick Bockwinkel & Ray Stevens beat Billy Robinson & Dr X in 2 out of 3 falls

- Ivan Koloff beat Mad Dog Vachon 

- Dusty Rhodes beat Bull Bullinski

- Don Muraco beat Treach Phillip


Tokyo, Japan:

- Giant Baba finishes undefeated, with two draws, in a 10-match series to become the first holder of All Japan Pro Wrestling's Pacific Wrestling Federation World Heavyweight Title


Raleigh, North Carolina:

- Danny Miller defeated Ole Anderson in a tournament final to become the first NWA Mid-Atlantic Television Champion

Miami Beach, Florida:

- Southern Title: Jos LeDuc defeated Dusty Rhodes by DQ

- No DQ Match: Super Texan defeated Paul Jones 

- Bill Watts & Ron Fuller defeated Buddy Colt & The Psycho 

- Haystacks Calhoun & Kevin Sullivan defeated Dick Slater & Stan Vachon by DQ

- Danny Hodge drew Tony Charles 

- Rip Hawk defeated Paul LeDuc 


Portland, Oregon:

- The Royal Kangaroos (Jonathan Boyd and Norman Frederick Charles) defeated Dutch Savage and Jimmy Snuka for the NWA Pacific Northwest Tag Team Titles

Kansas City, Kansas:

- Jerry Oates defeated Tommy Martin

- Omar Atlas & Ted Oates defeated Oki Shikina & Yasu Fuji via DQ in two straight falls

- Terry Martin & Haystack Calhoun fought Chuck O’Connor & Ed Wiskowski to a draw

- Akio Sato defeated Billy Howard in two straight falls

- Bob Brown & Lord Alfred Hayes defeated The Interns

- Jack Brisco defeated Mike George in three falls


- Chavo and Gory Guerrero defeated Senor X and Karl Von Brauner to win the NWA Americas Tag Team Titles

Denver, Colorado:

- Texas Death Match: Jim Brunzell & Pampero Firpo (sub Greg Gagne) beat Bobby Duncum & Bobby Heenan 

- Larry Hennig & Jos Leduc no contest Jimmy Valiant & Johnny Valiant

- Baron Von Raschke beat Khosrow Vaziri

- Mad Dog Vachon beat Kim Duk


Toronto, Maple Leaf Gardens

- The Sheik regained the U.S. belt from Bobo Brazil

- Stan Stasiak and Chief Jay Strongbow beat Ivan Koloff and Tarzan Tyler

- Sweet Daddy Siki wrestled The Wolfman to a draw

- Tony Parisi and Crazy Luke Graham were both counted out

- Ken Patera defeated Steve Bolus 

- Gino Brito and Edouard Carpentier defeated Reginald Love and Lou Klein

- Billy Red Lyons and Dewey Robertson retained the International tag team title beating the Kelly Twins

- Mike Barone pinned Terry Yorkston 


Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada:

- Don Leo Jonathan and John Quinn defeated The Black Avenger and Don Wayt to win the Vancouver NWA Canadian Tag Team Title


Los Angeles, California:

- John and Rick Davidson defeated Chris Adams and Tom Prichard for the NWA Americas Tag Team Titles

Hollywood, Florida:

- Jack & Jerry Brisco & Jim Garvin defeated Nikolai Volkoff & Bugsy McGraw & Leroy Brown 

- Florida Title vs. Mask: Manny Fernandez defeated Super Destroyer by countout

- Bubba Douglas defeated Twin Devil I 

- Don Diamond defeated Geoff Portz 

- Hector Guerrero defeated Twin Devil II 

- Gordon Nelson defeated Frank Monte 

- Butcher Brannigan defeated Terry Taylor 

- Don Serrano drew Barry Windham


Houston, Texas:

- Gino Hernandez defeated Chavo Guerrero to win the NWA International Junior Heavyweight Title 

Calgary, Alberta, Canada:

- David Schultz defeated Leo Burke to win the Stampede North American Heavyweight Title 


Chicago, Illinois:

- Hulk Hogan beat AWA Champion Nick Bockwinkel by DQ

- Bobby Heenan & Ken Patera & Bobby Duncum beat Tito Santana & Baron Von Raschke & Buck Zumhofe

- Jerry Blackwell & Sheik Adnan beat Jim Brunzell & Brad Rheingans

- Wilbur Snyder beat Tom Stone

- Billy Robinson beat Jacques Goulet

- Spike Huber beat Tony Leone


San Antonio, Texas:

- Bob Sweetan defeated Tully Blanchard for the Southwest Championship Wrestling Heavyweight Title 


Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada:

- Danny Davis and Hubert Gallant defeated Bruce Hart and Davey Boy Smith for the Stampede International Tag Team Titles

San Antonio, Texas:

- Killer Tim Brooks defeated Scott Casey for the Southwest Championship Wrestling Heavyweight Title


Bangor, Maine:

- Dory Funk, Jr. defeated Carlos Colon to win both the International Championship Wrestling Heavyweight Title and the World Wrestling Council's Universal Heavyweight Title


Kansas City, Kansas:

- Bob Brown won the NWA Central States Heavyweight Title defeating Bill Dundee

- Bart Batten and Rick McCord won the NWA Central States Tag Team Title from The MOD Squad (Basher and Spike)

Knoxville, Tennessee:

- Tom Prichard defeated Larry Hamilton to win the Southeast NWA United States Junior Heavyweight Title


San Juan, Puerto Rico:

- Carlos Colon defeated Afa to win the Gillette Cup 


Detroit, Michigan:

- Erik Watts & Steve Regal defeated Tex Slazenger & Shanghai Pierce

- Maxx Payne defeated Danny Cass

- 2 Cold Scorpio defeated Scotty Flamingo

- Van Hammer defeated Vinnie Vegas

- Paul Orndorff defeated Cactus Jack

- NWA World Champion Barry Windham defeated WCW US Champion Dustin Rhodes

- Sting defeated WCW World Champion Big Van Vader via disqualification

- Steve Austin & Brian Pillman defeated WCW/NWA Tag Team Champions Ricky Steamboat & Shane Douglas via disqualification

Portland, Oregon:

- Colonel DeBeers defeated Bart Sawyer for the Championship Wrestling USA Television Title 

Meadowview, Virginia:

- Tim Horner defeated The Nightstalker 

- Jimmy Golden defeated Bobby Eaton via disqualification 

- Brian Lee defeated Kevin Sullivan 

- Tracy Smothers defeated SMW Heavyweight Champion the Dirty White Boy 

- Ricky Morton & Robert Gibson defeated SMW Tag Team Champions Stan Lane & Tom Prichard


Wilmington, Delaware: 

- Steve Bradley defeated Christopher Daniels to win the Super 8 Tournament


WWF No Way Out: Hartford, Connecticut:

- Kurt Angle pinned Chris Jericho to win the WWF Intercontinental Title

- The Dudley Boyz defeated the New Age Outlaws to win the WWF World Tag Team Titles

- Mark Henry (with Mae Young) defeated Viscera

- Edge and Christian defeated The Hardy Boyz (Jeff Hardy and Matt Hardy) (with Terri Runnels)

- Tazz defeated Big Boss Man (with Prince Albert) by disqualification

- X-Pac (with Tori) defeated Kane (with Paul Bearer) in a No Holds Barred Match

- Too Cool (Grand Master Sexay, Rikishi and Scotty 2 Hotty) defeated The Radicalz (Chris Benoit, Dean Malenko and Perry Saturn) (with 

  Eddie Guerrero) in a 6 man tag team match

- Big Show defeated The Rock

- Triple H (with Stephanie McMahon-Helmsley) defeated Cactus Jack in a Hell in a Cell Title vs. Career match for the WWF Championship (since Cactus Jack lost, he was forced to retire)


Louisville, Kentucky:

- Rico Constantino defeated Nick Dinsmore to win the OVW Heavyweight Title

Cincinnati, Ohio:

- Shark Boy won a battle royal to win the vacant Heartland Wrestling Association Heavyweight Title 


Bayamon, Puerto Rico:

- Glamour Boy Shane defeated Ricky Banderas to win the held-up IWA World Heavyweight Title

- Golden Boy and Noriega defeated Thunder and Lightning for the IWA World Tag Team Titles

Windsor, Ontario, Canada:

- Danny Daniels and N8 Mattson defeated Bobby Roode and Petey Williams to win the Border City Wrestling Can-Am Tag Team Titles


NXT Arrival: Orlando, Florida:

- Cesaro defeated Sami Zayn

- Mojo Rawley defeated CJ Parker

- NXT Tag Team Championship Match: The Ascension (Konor and Viktor) defeated Too Cool (Scotty 2 Hotty and Brian Christopher) to retain the titles

- Paige defeated Emma to retain the NXT Women's Championship

- Tyler Breeze vs. Xavier Woods ended in a no contest

- Adrian Neville defeated Bo Dallas in a Ladder Match to win the NXT Title