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Daily pro wrestling history (03/17): Scott Norton wins IWGP World Title

1926

St. Louis, Missouri:
- World Heavyweight Champion Joe Stecher beat Ivan Lindow 

1971

Portland, Oregon: 
- NWA Champion Dory Funk Jr drew Lonnie Mayne
- AWA Tag Team Champions Kurt & Karl Von Steiger beat Mad Dog Vachon & Butcher Vachon dq
- Pat O'Brien beat Haru Sasaki dq
- Dutch Savage drew Steven Little Bear
- Stan Stasiak beat Moose Morowski
- Tony Borne beat Bing Ki Lee
- Eric Froelich drew Bobby Nichols

1975

Green Bay, Wisconsin:
- Andre the Giant beat Baron Von Raschke dq
- Horst Hoffman beat Superstar Billy Graham 
- Dusty Rhodes beat Buddy Wolff 
- Billy Robinson beat Moose Cholak 
- George Gadaski beat Kenny Jay 

1976

Omaha, Nebraska:
- Chris Taylor won a 18 man $20,000 Battle Royal
- Andre The Giant beat Baron Von Raschke dq
- Chris Taylor beat Kim Duk
- Jos LeDuc ddq Mad Dog Vachon
- Larry Hennig beat Jimmy Valiant
- Dick Blood (Ricky Steamboat) beat Buck Zumhofe
- Scott Irwin ddq Jan Nelson

1978

St. Louis, Missouri:
Andre the Giant won 17 man Wrestle Royal 
Terry Funk beat Black Lack Lanza 
Andre the Giant and Dick the Bruiser beat Ric Flair, Dusty Wolfe, and Baker 
Dick Murdoch beat Evan Johnson 
Pat O'Connor and Rocky Johnson beat Bobby Jaggers and Bob Brown 
David Von Erich beat Doug Somers 

1979

Omaha, Nebraska:
- Non Title Cage match: Verne Gagne & Mad Dog Vachon beat AWA Tag Team Champions Pat Patterson & Ray Stevens
- Billy Robinson ddq Bobby Duncum
- Greg Gagne & Jim Brunzell beat Cecil DuBois & Iron Sheik
- Steve Olsonoski beat Joe Scarpello
- Doug Gilbert drew Buddy Wolff

1981 

Allentown, Pennsylvania:
- The Moondogs (Rex & King) defeated Tony Garea & Rick Martel for the WWF World Tag Team Titles

1982

Shreveport, Louisiana:
- Bob Roop defeated Ted DiBiase for the Mid-South North American Heavyweight Title 

1993 

Dublin, Ireland:
- Big Van Vader defeated Sting for the WCW World Heavyweight Title

1999

Tokyo, Japan: 
- Koji Kanemomoto defeated Jushin Liger for the IWGP Junior Heavyweight championship

2001 

Tokyo, Japan:
- Scott Norton defeated Kensuke Sasaki to win the IWGP Heavyweight championship

2002 

WrestleMania: Toronto, Ontario, Canada: 
- Triple H pinned Chris Jericho (with Stephanie McMahon) to win the Undisputed WWF championship  
- Rob Van Dam pinned William Regal to win the WWF Intercontinental championship
- The Undertaker pinned Ric Flair in a great street fight 
- WWF Tag Champs Billy Gunn & Chuck Palumbo beat The Acolytes, The Hardy Boyz, and The Dudley Boys in a Four-Way Elimination match
- The Rock pinned Hulk Hogan 

Mexico City, Mexico:
- El Canek won the AAA Rey de Reyes Tournament, defeating Pirata Morgan, Cibernetico & Octagon