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Daily Pro Wrestling History (04/09): Jim Crockett Promotions buys UWF



Omaha, Nebraska:
- Earl Caddock defeated Joe Stecher by forfeit to win the World Heavyweight Title (Stecher lost the first fall and refused to wrestle the second fall)


St. Joseph, Missouri:
- World Champion Wild Bill Longson beat Ronnie Etchison 
- Vic Holbrook beat Jack Hader 
- Sailor Fred Blassie beat Carlos Rodriquez 
- Cowboy Luttrall drew Jack Nasworthy


Cleveland, Ohio:
- Buddy Rogers defeated Antonino Rocca to win the Ohio version of the Boston AWA World Heavyweight Title


Indianapolis, Indiana:
- Ray and Roy Shire defeated Dick Afflis and Gene Kiniski to win the Chicago/Indianapolis NWA World Tag Team Titles


Nashville, Tennessee:
- Gino and Tony Calza defeated The Medics (Tony Gonzales and Donald Lortie) to win the Mid-America NWA Southern Tag Team Titles


Denver, Colorado:
- AWA Tag Team Champions Larry Hennig & Harley Race beat The Crusher & Verne Gagne


- Verne Gagne beat Larry Hennig
- Crusher beat Chris Tolos by DQ
- Harley Race beat Dale Lewis
- Ernie Ladd beat Moose Cholak
- Reggie Parks drew Chris Markoff
- The Alaskan beat Bob Morgan


Los Angeles, California:
- Black Gordman defeated Alfonso Dantés for the vacant NWA Beat the Champ TV Title 


St. Louis, Missouri:
- Dick the Bruiser defeated Blackjack Lanza
- Gene Kiniski defeated Bob Backlund
- Harley Race draw Pat O’Connor in a non-title 30-minute match
- Wilbur Snyder and Ray Candy defeated Chuck O’Connor and Ox Baker 
- Betty Niccoli defeated Joyce Grable
- Lord Alfred Hayes defeated Guy Mitchell
- Tank Patton defeated Paul Christy

Mexico, City, Mexico:
- Fishman defeated Blue Demon to win the NWA World Welterweight Title


Charlotte, North Carolina:
- Ric Flair defeated Mr. Wrestling to win the NWA United States Heavyweight Title 

Mexico City, Mexico:
- Perro Aguayo defeated Ringo Mendoza for the NWA World Middleweight Title 


Memphis, Tennessee:
- Tony Charles won an elimination match
- Jimmy Golden & Ron Slinker beat Tommy Gilbert & Buzz Sawyer
- Southern Tag Champs Bill Dundee & Robert Fuller beat The Assassins via DQ
- Austin Idol & The Mongolian Stomper beat Jerry Lawler & Toru Tanaka in a no DQ match


Kansas City, Kansas:
- Bob Brown and Terry Taylor defeated The Kelly Twins (Mike and Pat) for the NWA Central States Tag Team Titles

Portland, Oregon:
- Buddy Rose defeated Jay Youngblood to win the NWA Pacific Northwest Heavyweight Title


Memphis, Tennessee:
- The Super Gladiator drew Jesse Ortega
- Brickhouse Brown beat Ric McCord
- Tiger Mark & Harley Davidson beat King Konga & The Angel
- Jim Niedhart beat Art Crews
- Ox Baker beat Scott Shannon
- Southern Tag Champs Tommy Rich & Eddie Gilbert beat Koko Ware & Norvell Austin in a Texas death match
- Austin Idol beat Rick Rude via DQ in a strap match
- Southern Champ Jerry Lawler beat Randy Savage in a loser receives ten lashes match to win the Mid-America Title


- Jim Crockett Promotions purchased Bill Watts' Universal Wrestling Federation


Caguas, Puerto Rico:
- Carlos Colón won the WWC Universal Heavyweight Title by defeating Hercules Ayala


Okayama, Japan:
- Kenta Kobashi and Tiger Mask (Mitsuharu Misawa) defeated The Can-Am Express (Doug Furnas and Dan Kroffat (Philip LaFon)) for the AJPW All Asia Tag Team Titles 


Knoxville, Tennessee:
- The Junkyard Dog pinned Richard Morton
- WCW US Tag Team Champion Greg Valentine & Mike Graham defeated Marcus Alexander Bagwell & Tom Zenk
- Ron Simmons pinned Cactus Jack
- Nikita Koloff pinned Diamond Dallas Page
- Dustin Rhodes & Barry Windham defeated WCW TV Champion Steve Austin & Larry Zbyszko in a bunkhouse match
- Rick & Scott Steiner defeated WCW Tag Team Champions Arn Anderson & Bobby Eaton via disqualification
- WCW World Champion Sting pinned Big Van Vader
- WCW US Champion Rick Rude defeated Ricky Steamboat via disqualification

Paintsville, Kentucky:
- Bobby Blaze pinned Mike Sampson
- Tom Horner defeated Stan Lane via disqualification
- Kevin Sullivan pinned Brian Lee
- SMW Heavyweight Champion Tracy Smothers pinned the Dirty White Boy
- Ricky Morton & Tim Horner defeated Stan Lane & Bobby Eaton in a streetfight


Manhattan, Kansas:
- Joey Maggs defeated the Russian Brute
- Maxx Payne defeated Johnny Gunn
- The Barbarian defeated Wrecking Crew Rage
- Van Hammer defeated Vinnie Vegas
- 2 Cold Scorpio & Cactus Jack defeated WCW World Champion Big Van Vader & WCW TV Champion Paul Orndorff 
- WCW/NWA Tag Team Champions Steve Austin & Brian Pillman defeated Ricky Steamboat & Shane Douglas


Morristown, Tennessee:
- Mike Furnas defeated the Hornet
- Timothy Well & Steven Dunn defeated Tracy Smothers & Bobby Blaze
- SMW Heavyweight Champion the Dirty White Boy defeated Prince Kharis
- Bob Armstrong defeated Jim Cornette in a lumberjack match
- SMW Tag Team Champions Ricky Morton & Robert Gibson defeated Chris Candido & Brian Lee via disqualification

Kansas City, Kansas:
- Arn Anderson defeated Bobby Eaton
- WCW US Champion Steve Austin defeated Brian Pillman
- Kevin & Dave Sullivan defeated WCW Tag Team Champions the Nasty Boys in a non-title match
- Ricky Steamboat defeated WCW International World Champion Rick Rude via disqualification
- Sting defeated WCW TV Champion Lord Steven Regal in a non-title match
- WCW World Champion Ric Flair defeated Vader via disqualification 


Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania:
- T. Rantula defeated Cactus Jack for the Steel City Wrestling Heavyweight Title 


Louisville, Kentucky:
- Doug Basham won the OVW Heavyweight Title by defeating Nick Dinsmore 


Quarryville, Pennsylvania:
- Minoru Fujita and Ikuto Hidaka defeated Josh Daniels and Matt Striker to win the Premier Wrestling Federation Universal Tag Team Titles

Milwaukee, Wisconsin:
- Zach Gowen and Silas Young defeated Jason Dukes and Skull Krusher for the Mid-America Wrestling Tag Team Titles
- Justin Kage defeated Austin Aries to win the NWA Midwest X Division Title 

IWA April Bloodshowers: Oolitic, Indiana:
- In a 30-minute Iron Man match, B.J. Whitmer (with Jim Fannin) defeated IWA Mid-South Heavyweight Champion Jerry Lynn, 2-1, to win the title


Newark, Delaware:
- Petey Williams defeated Puma to win the Super 8 Tournament 


ROH Collision: Chicago, Illinois:
- Claudio Castagnoli defeated Kevin Steen
- Necro Butcher & Jerry Lynn defeated The Age of the Fall's Delirious and Brodie Lee
- Tyler Black defeated Jimmy Jacobs, Austin Aries and Bryan Danielson
- ROH champ Nigel McGuinness defeated El Generico


Philadelphia, Pennsylvania:
- Adam Cole won the Combat Zone Wrestling Best of 2011 tournament