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Daily pro wrestling history (03/04): Stan Hansen wins the AJPW Triple Crown

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Toronto, Ontario, Canada:
- Emil and Ernie Dusek defeated Al and Tiny Mills for the NWA Canadian Open Tag Team Titles


Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada:
- Frenchy Champagne and George Eakin defeated John DePaulo and Bobby Jones for the Madison Wrestling Club Tag Team Titles


Denver, Colorado:
- Don Leo Jonathan defeated Killer Kowalski in a tournament final to become the first American Wrestling Alliance World Heavyweight


Honolulu, Hawaii:
- Bing Ki Lee and Pedro Morales defeated Johnny Barend and Ripper Collins for the NWA Hawaii Tag Team Titles


Kokura, Japan:
- Bill Miller defeated Thunder Sugiyama to win the International Wrestling Alliance World Heavyweight Title 


Milwaukee, Wisconsin:
- AWA Tag Team Champions Nick Bockwinkel & Ray Stevens beat Mad Dog Vachon & Butcher Vachon
- Billy Robinson beat Ivan Koloff dq
- Dusty Rhodes beat Bull Bullinski
- Don Muraco beat Chris Markoff
- Ramon Torres beat Treach Phillips


Green Bay, Wisconsin:
- Superstar Billy Graham beat AWA Champion Verne Gagne dq 
- Wahoo McDaniel & Ken Patera beat Dusty Rhodes & Dick Murdoch 2 out of 3 falls
- Larry Hennig drew Reggie Parks
- Don Muraco beat Rene Goulet 

St. Paul, Minnesota:
- The Crusher & Billy Robinson beat AWA Tag Team Champions Nick Bockwinkel & Ray Stevens on a 3rd fall dq w
- Ivan Koloff beat Bill Watts 
- Ric Flair beat Big K
- Khosrow Vaziri beat Kenny Jay
- Jim Brunzell beat Bill Crouch


Madison Square Garden:
- WWWF World Tag Team Champions Tony Garea and Dean Ho defeated Larry Hennig and Stan Staskiak 
- WWWF World Champion Bruno Sammartino and Nikolai Volkoff fought to a draw due to the 11 pm curfew 


Mobile, Alabama:
- Ken Lucas defeated Duke Myers to win the NWA Gulf Coast Heavyweight Title


Dothan, Alabama:
- The Islanders (Afa and Sika) defeated Bobby and Ricky Fields for the NWA Gulf Coast Tag Team Titles


Indianapolis, Indiana:
- Dominic DeNucci and Wilbur Snyder defeated The Valiant Brothers (Jimmy and Johnny) for the World Wrestling Association World Tag Team


Toronto, Ontario, Canada:
- Ricky Steamboat & Dino Bravo beat Ric Flair & Greg Valentine dq 
- AWA Champion Nick Bockwinkel beat Billy Robinson 
- AWA Tag Team Champions Pat Patterson & Ray Stevens beat Tony Atlas & Johnny Weaver
- Waldo Von Erich beat Johnny Yachetti 
- Chris Tolos beat Joe Marcus i
- Sweet Daddy Siki beat Terry Yorkston 


Charlotte, North Carolina:
- Wahoo McDaniel and Mark Youngblood defeated Don Kernodle and Bob Orton, Jr. to win the NWA World Tag Team Titles

Chicago, Illinois:
- AWA Champion Jumbo Tsuruta beat Blackjack Lanza
- AWA Tag Team Champions Ken Patera & Jerry Blackwell beat Blackjack Mulligan & Jerry Lawler
- Stan Hansen & Nick Bockwinkel ddq Dick The Bruiser & The Crusher
- Mr. Saito & Jesse Ventura beat The Crusher (sub Mad Dog Vachon) & Baron Von Raschke dq
- Greg Gagne & Jim Brunzell no contest Rick Martel & Dino Bravo
- Giant Baba & Genichiro Tenryu beat Buddy Roberts & Ronnie Garvin
- Billy Robinson & Brad Rheingans beat Steve Regal & Kevin Kelly
- Terry Gordy & Michael Hayes beat Steve Olsonoski & Buck Zumhofe

San Antonio, Texas:
- The Sheepherders (Butch Miller and Luke Williams) defeated The Fabulous Ones (Steve Keirn and Stan Lane) for the Southwest Championship Wrestling World Tag Team Titles


Dothan, Alabama:
- Austin Idol defeated Lord Humongous (Jeff Van Kemp) for the NWA Alabama Heavyweight Title

Memphis, Tennessee:
- Jerry Lawler dcor AWA Champion Nick Bockwinkel
- Lanny Poffo & Randy Savage & Jimmy Valiant beat Adrian Street & Mr Wrestling & Eddie Gilbert
- Fabulous Ones no contest Rock & Roll Express
- Interns beat Steve Constant & Tim Ashley
- Phantom of the Opera beat Tracy Smothers
- Ron Starr beat David Haskins
- Plowboy Frazier & Nightmares beat Tojo Yamamoto & Battens


Spartanburg, North Carolina:
- Tully Blanchard defeated Dusty Rhodes to win the NWA National Heavyweight Title 


Lubbock, Texas:
- The Fantastics (Bobby Fulton and Tommy Rogers) defeated Brian Adias and Al Madril to win the WCWA World Tag Team Titles


Bayamon, Puerto Rico:
- The Batten Twins (Bart and Brad) defeated Dan Kroffat and Tama for the WWC World Tag Team Titles
- TNT (Savio Vega) won the WWC Caribbean Heavyweight Title from Jason the Terrible
- Chris and Mark Youngblood won the WWC Caribbean Tag Team Titles from The Ninja Express (Kensuke Sasaki and Mr. Pogo)

San Antonio, Texas:
- Gary Young won the World Class Texas Heavyweight Title by forfeit from Brickhouse Brown 


Mayguez, Puerto Rico:
- Invader I defeated Harley Race for the WWC Caribbean Heavyweight Title 


Hiroshima, Japan:
- Tatsumi Fujinami defeated Big Van Vader to win the IWGP World Heavyweight Title 


Tokyo, Japan:
- Akira Taue and Jumbo Tsuruta defeated Terry Gordy and Steve Williams for the AJPW Unified World Tag Team Titles


Tokyo, Japan:
- Stan Hansen won the AJPW Triple Crown Title from Toshiaki Kawada 


Memphis, Tennessee:
- Jerry Lawler defeated Mabel in a tournament final for the USWA Unified World Heavyweight Title


Philadelphia, Pennsylvania:
- Mike Awesome and Raven defeated Tommy Dreamer and Masato Tanaka to win the ECW World Tag Team Titles
- The Sandman defeated Yoshihiro Tajiri


Tokyo, Japan:
- Wataru Inoue and Koji Kanemoto defeated Gedo and Jado for the IWGP Junior Heavyweight Tag Team Titles


Doncaster, England:
- Abyss defeated A.J. Styles in a tournament final to become the first 1PW World Heavyweight Champion 
- Christian Cage defeated Rhino

Mexico City, Mexico:
- Chuck Palumbo and Johnny Stamboli defeated Dos Caras, Jr. and Lizmark, Jr. to win the Yamaha tournament cup


Mexico City, Mexico:
- Hirooki Goto defeated Shocker in a tournament final to win the NWA International Junior Heavyweight Title, 
which was newly revived by CMLL


ROH 12th Anniversary: New York City:
- The All Night Express defeated Charlie Haas & Shelton Benjamin
- Michael Bennett defeated Homicide
- ROH TV champ Jay Lethal defeated Tommaso Ciampa (with The Embassy)
- ROH Tag Team champions The Briscoes defeated The Young Bucks to retain the titles
- Eddie Edwards & Adam Cole defeated ROH champ Davey Richards & Kyle O'Reilly