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Daily Pro Wrestling History (03/10): Bully Ray wins TNA World title



Detroit, Michigan:
- James H. McLaughlin won a tournament to become American Collar-and-Elbow Champion


Kansas City, Kansas:
- World Champions Wladek Zbyszko beat Joe Stecher in 2 out of 3 falls 


St. Joseph, Missouri:
- Tommy O'Toole defeated Sonny Myers in a tournament final to win the vacant NWA Missouri Heavyweight Title


Edmonton, Alberta, Canada:
- Mighty Ursus and Shag Thomas defeated Maurice and Paul Vachon to win the Calgary NWA Canadian Tag Team Titles

Dallas, Texas:
- Andre Bollet and Frank Valois defeated Johnny Walker and The Amazing Zuma for the NWA Texas Tag Team Titles


Kansas City, Kansas:
- Bob Ellis won the NWA Central States Heavyweight Title from Kinji Shibuya

Amarillo, Texas:
- Mighty Ortega and Alex Perez defeated Dory Funk, Sr. and Dick Hutton for the Amarillo NWA North American Tag Team Titles


St. Paul, Minnesota:
- AWA Champion Mr. M beat Larry Hennig 
- Doug Gilbert beat Bob Geigel in 2 out of 3 falls
- Tiny Mills beat Karl Von Schoberg
- Duke Hoffman beat Tony Nero 


Oklahoma City, Oklahoma:
- The Assassins (Jody Hamilton and Tom Renesto) defeated Skandor Akbar and Swede Karlson to win the Tri-State NWA United States Tag Team Titles


Osaka, Japan:
- Yukiko Tomoe defeated The Fabulous Moolah for the NWA World Women's Title 


Los Angeles, California:
- John Tolos defeated Killer Kowalski to win the NWA Americas Heavyweight Title


Memphis, Tennessee:
- George Barnes and Bill Dundee defeated Eddie Marlin and Tojo Yamamoto to win the Mid-America NWA Southern Tag Team Titles


Miami, Florida:
- NWA Title: Andre The Giant defeated Terry Funk by DQ
- Lights Out Match: Dusty Rhodes defeated King Curtis 
- Billy Robinson & Thunderbolt Patterson defeated Frank Goodish & Kim Duk 
- Bob Roop & Bob Orton, Jr. drew Mike Graham & Jerry Brisco 
- Missouri Mauler defeated Bob Orton, Sr. 
- Pak Song defeated Abe Jacobs 
- Steve Keirn defeated Ali Pasha by DQ


- Ron Bass and Moondog Lonnie Mayne defeated Chavo Guerrero and El Halcón for the NWA Americas Tag Team Title

Atlanta, Georgia:
- Georgia Champion Stan Hansen beat Thunderbolt Patterson
- Ole Anderson & Lars Anderson beat Mr. Wrestling II & Rocky Johnson
- AWA Champion Nick Bockwinkel beat Adrian Adonis
- Helmut Schmidt & Wolfgang Schmidt beat Zulu & Pierre Lefebvre
- Jacques Goulet beat Steve Regal


Memphis, Tennessee:
- Ricky Morton pinned David Oswald
- Paul Ellering & Ali Hassan beat Ricky & Robert Gibson
- Southern Tag Champs Billy Robinson & Ken Lucas beat David Shultz & Dennis Condrey
- Sonny King beat Southern Champ Jimmy Valiant via DQ
- Bill Dundee & Steve Regal beat The Assassins

West Palm Beach, Florida:
- Jack Brisco and Jimmy Garvin defeated Stanley Lane and Bryan St. John to win the NWA Florida Tag Team Titles


Salem, Oregon:
- Billy Jack Haynes and Stan Stasiak defeated The Assassin (David Sierra) and Rip Hamilton for the NWA Pacific Northwest Tag Team Titles


St. Louis, Missouri:
- NWA Champion Ric Flair ddq King Kong Brody
- Non Title Indian Strap Match: Wahoo McDaniel beat Missouri State Champion Harley Race  
- Kamala vs Bulldog Bob Brown & Buck Zumhofe
- Greg Gagne & Ted Oates vs AWA Champion Jumbo Tsuruta & Genichiro Tenyru
- Blackjack Mulligan vs Ox Baker
- Blackjack Lanza vs Roger Kirby
- Luke Graham vs Jay Wolfe
- Buzz Tyler & Ron Ritchie vs the Grapplers


Fort Worth, Texas
- Brian Adias defeated The Grappler to win the World Class Texas Heavyweight Title 

Memphis, Tennessee:
- Frank Morrell beat Pat Rose
- Dirty Rhodes beat Tony Falk
- Jos LeDuc beat Larry Hamilton
- CWA International Champ Abdul Gaddafi beat Billy Joe Travis
- Southern Tag Champs The Fantastics beat The MOD Squad via DQ
- Jerry Lawler & Dutch Mantel beat Bill Dundee & Buddy Landel when the matched was stopped due to Landel's excessive bleeding


Atlanta, Georgia:
- Tracey Smothers & Steve Armstrong defeated Dr. X & Larry Zbyzsko
- Dustin Rhodes defeated Dutch Mantell
- Stan Hansen defeated Ricky Morton
- WCW US Champion Lex Luger defeated Sid Vicious
- Danny Spivey defeated Big Josh via disqualification
- Bobby Eaton fought Terrance Taylor to a draw
- Barry Windham defeated Tom Zenk
- Ron Simmons defeated Butch Reed
- WCW Tag Team Champions Rick & Scott Steiner defeated Michael Hayes & Jimmy Garvin
- WCW World Champion Ric Flair defeated Sting in a steel cage match


Louisville, Kentucky:
- Dr. Death defeated Tom Prichard to win the USWA Southern Heavyweight Title 


Armstrong Family Reunion: Marietta, Georgia:
- The 1-2-3 Kid fought Bobby Blaze to a 15-minute draw at 12:23
- Hillbilly Festus pinned NGWA Champion New Jack to win the title 
- Tracey Smothers pinned Chris Candido (w/ Dennis Coraluzzo) in a non-title match 
- Ron Garvin defeated Kevin Sullivan via disqualification 
- Lex Luger pinned IRS 
- Tony Anthony & the Dirty White Girl defeated Brian Lee & Tammy Fytch 
- Brian, Scott, & Steve Armstrong defeated Owen Hart & Well Dunn 
- Ricky Morton & Robert Gibson defeated SMW Tag Team Champions Tom Prichard & Jimmy Del Ray (w/ Jim Cornette) via disqualification 
- Bob Armstrong pinned Jim Cornette in a steel cage match 


Cookville, Tennessee:
- Boo Bradley defeated D-Lo Brown
- The Dirty White Boy defeated Buddy Landel
- New Jack & Mustafa defeated Tracy Smothers & Boo Bradley (sub. for Bob Armstrong)
- SMW Tag Team Champions Ricky Morton & Robert Gibson defeated Al Snow & Unabomb via disqualification

Oldcastle, Ontario, Canada:
- Scott D'Amore defeated Mickey Doyle for the Border City Wrestling Can-Am Heavyweight Title 


Morovis, Puerto Rico:
- Eddie Colón defeated Damien Steel to win the WWC World Junior Heavyweight Title 


Crystal River, Florida:
- Erick Stevens defeated FIP World Heavyweight Champion Roderick Strong to win the Eddie Graham Memorial Battle of the Belts Tournament to become the first FIP Florida Heritage Champion


TNA Lockdown:
- TNA X-Division champion Kenny King defeated Zema Ion and Christian York to retain the title
- TNA Knockouts champion Velvet Sky defeated Gail Kim to retain the title
- TNA Tag Team champions Austin Aries & Bobby Roode defeated Hernandez & Chavo Guerrero and Bad Influence
- Steel Cage Match: Wes Brisco beat Kurt Angle
- Lethal Lockdown Match: Team TNA beat Aces & Eights 
- TNA World Title: Bully Ray defeated Jeff Hardy to win the title


15th Anniversary Show: Las Vegas, Nevada:
- Jay White pinned Kenny King 
- Frankie Kazarian won a six-way over Adam Page, Chris Sabin, Punishment Martinez, Cheeseburger and Silas Young 
- Jay Lethal beat Bobby Fish
- Matt Taven & Vinny Marseglia & TK O’Ryan retained the six-man titles over Dalton Castle & The Boys
- Marty Scurll beat Lio Rush to retain the TV title
- Mark & Jay Briscoe & Bully Ray beat War Machine & Davey Boy Smith Jr.
- Matt & Jeff Hardy kept the ROH tag titles over Young Bucks and Rocky Romero & Trent Baretta in a street fight
- Christopher Daniels beat Adam Cole to win the ROH title