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Daily Pro Wrestling History (03/28): Shawn Michaels wrestles his final match



Des Moines, Iowa:
- World Heavyweight champion Ed "Strangler" Lewis beat Armos Laitinen 


Minneapolis, Minnesota:
- AWA Champion Verne Gagne beat Hard Boiled Haggerty
- Yukon Eric beat Rocky Lee
- Leo Nomellini beat Taro Myaki
- AWA US Champion Wilbur Snyder beat Tony Nero
- Nick Roberts beat George Drake


Cleveland, Ohio:
- Dory Dixon defeated WWWF World Champion Buddy Rogers to become the first World Wide Wrestling Alliance World Champion


Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada:
- Don Leo Jonathan & Verne Gagne beat AWA Tag Team Champions Larry Hennig & Harley Race to win the belts (decision later reversed)
- The Alaskan beat Reggie Parks
- Doug Gilbert beat Mitsu Arakawa
- Jack Pesek (sub Bob Boyer) drew Stan The Moose


Corpus Christi, Texas:
- NWA Champion Jack Brisco drew Dory Funk Jr when the time limit expired in the 3rd fall
- AWA Tag Team Champions Ray Stevens & Nick Bockwinkel beat Ivan Putski & Bob Orton Jr in 2 out of 3 falls
- International Tag Team Champions Blackjack Lanza & Blackjack Mulligan beat Black Angus & Jose Lothario
- Bull Ramos beat Texas Champion Great Mephisto by DQ


Toronto, Ontario, Canada:
- Bruno Sammartino retained the W.W.W.F. title defeating Ox Baker on a count out 
- The Crusaders retained the International Tag team title defeating Iron Mike Sharpe and the Wildman 
- Superstar Billy Graham defeated Terry Yorkston 
- Killer Kowalski and Waldo von Erich defeated Dominic DeNucci and Haystack Calhoun 
- Steve Bolus and the Beast defeated Chris Tolos and Frank Hoffman 
- Lord Athol Layton defeated Brute Bernard by disqualification 
- Chris Markoff and Sweet Daddy Siki wrestled The Kelly Twins, Pat and Mike to a 15 minute time limit draw


Madison Square Garden:
- WWWF World Champion Bruno Sammartino defeated Baron Von Raschke via DQ 


Buffalo, New York:
- Ricky Steamboat retained the Mid-Atlantic title beating Jimmy Snuka via disqualification
- Angelo Mosca pinned Bob Duncum
- Sweet Ebony Diamond and George Wells beat Swede Hanson and Mr. Fugi via disqualification
- Tony Parisi pinned Johnny Weaver 
- The Sensational Intelligent Destroyer and Frankie Laine drew

Milwaukee, Wisconsin:
- AWA Champion Verne Gagne beat Nick Bockwinkel
- Jerry Blackwell & John Studd beat the Crusher & Baron Von Raschke by DQ 
- Jim Brunzell beat Adrian Adonis
- Jesse Ventura beat Buck Zumhofe
- Tito Santana beat Steve Regal 
- Brad Rheingans beat Bill Howard 


Memphis, Tennessee:
- Duke Myers pinned King Cobra
- The Moondogs (Rex & Spot) beat Bobby Fulton & Carl Fergie
- The Rock-n-Roll Express beat The Galaxians in a no DQ match
- Chief Lone Eagle pinned Tiny Tom
- Mid-America Champ Stagger Lee pinned Porkchop Cash in a mask & title vs. $1,000 match
- CWA International Champ Jerry Lawler pinned Bobby Eaton
- Southern Champ Bill Dundee pinned Terry Taylor
- The Fabulous Ones, & Steve O, & Dutch Mantel beat The Sheepherders (Boyd & Williams), Jesse Barr, & Adrian Street in a hair vs. losers leave town match


Memphis, Tennessee:
- Scott Steiner beat Scotty the Body
- Rikki Nelson beat Terry Adonis
- Ken Wayne beat Don Bass
- Jeff Jarrett beat Doug Gilbert via DQ
- Tom Brandi DCO Brickhouse Brown
- Florida Tag Champs Steve Keirn & Mike Graham beat Jonathon Boyd & The Moondog
- Ron & Don Harris beat Max Pain & Gary Young to win the CWA Tag Team Titles
- Eddie Marlin beat Tommy Gilbert in a "street fight" match
- Jerry Lawler beat Eddie Gilbert


Lubbock, Texas:
- Tracy Smothers & Steve Armstrong defeated Dutch Mantell & Moondog Rex
- Dustin Rhodes pinned El Cubano
- Tim Horner pinned Tommy Rich
- WCW Tag Team Champions Rick & Scott Steiner defeated Michael Hayes & Jimmy Garvin
- Sting pinned Sid Vicious
- WCW World Champion Ric Flair defeated El Gigante via disqualification 


Beckley, West Virginia:
- Curtis Thompson pinned Johnny Del Rio 
- Brian Lee pinned Bobby Blaze 
- Tim Horner pinned Bobby Eaton 
- SMW Heavyweight Champion the Dirty White Boy pinned Tracy Smothers 
- Ricky Morton & Robert Gibson defeated Dutch Mantell & Jimmy Golden and Stan Lane & Tom Prichard

Atlanta, Georgia:
- 2 Cold Scorpio defeated Sgt. Buddy Lee Parker
- Erik Watts defeated Tex Slazenger
- Maxx Payne defeated Johnny Gunn
- Ron Simmons defeated Shanghai Pierce
- NWA World Champion Barry Windham & WCW TV Champion Paul Orndorff defeated Cactus Jack & the Barbarian
- WCW World Champion Big Van Vader defeated Sting via disqualification 
- WCW/NWA Tag Team Champions Steve Austin & Brian Pillman fought Ricky Steamboat & Shane Douglas to a 45-minute time-limit draw


Wrestlemania XV: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania:
- Steve Austin pinned the Rock to win the WWF World Title 
- WWF Tag Team champions Owen Hart and Jeff Jarrett, with Debra, defeated D-Lo Brown and Test with Ivory
- Bob Holly defeats Billy Gunn and Al Snow in a Three-Way to win the WWF Hardcore championship
- WWF Intercontinental champion Road Dogg Jesse Jammes defeated Ken Shamrock, Goldust (with Rian Shamrock and The Blue Meanie) and Val Venis in a Four-Way
- The Undertaker defeated The Big Bossman in a Hell in the Cell match


San Antonio, Texas:
- Stephanie McMahon defeated Jacqueline to win the WWF Women's Title


Wrestlemania XXVI: Phoenix, Arizona:
- John Cena defeated Batista to win the WWE Championship 
- The Undertaker defeated Shawn Michaels in a streak vs. retirement match
- Randy Orton defeated Cody Rhodes and Ted DiBiase in a Triple Threat match
- WWE Unified Tag Team Champions Miz & Big Show defeated R-Truth & John Morrison
- Jack Swagger won the Money in the Bank ladder match
- Triple H defeated Sheamus
- World Champion Chris Jericho defeated Edge to retain the title