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Daily Pro Wrestling History (04/21): The Shield's Final Chapter



Kansas City, Missouri:

- Bob Geigel & Bob Brown defeated The Mongolian Stomper & Jerry Kozak  in a 2 out of 3 falls match


Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada:

- AWA World Tag Team Champions Harley Race and Larry Hennig defeated Verne Gagne and Don Leo Jonathon in a 2 out of 3 falls match to retain the titles

- Mad Dog Vachon beat Doug Gilbert

- Danny Hodge drew Bob Boyer 

- Ernie Ladd beat The Alaskan

- Stan The Moose Mykatowich beat Bob Tuck 


St. Louis, Missouri:

- Johnny Valentine won a Texas Death Match over Big Bill Miller

- Harley Race no decision Jack Brisco

- Dick the Bruiser and Pat O’Connor defeated Pak-Son and Blackjack Lanza, with Bobby Heenan

- Rufus R. Jones defeated Angelo Poffo (sub for Hans Schmidt)

- Blackjack Mulligan, w/Bobby Heenan, draw Wilbur Snyder

- Moose Cholak (sub for Bob Roop) and Dan Miller defeated Ronnie Etchison and Billy Howard


Tokyo, Japan:

- Giant Baba defeated Mark Lewin in the finals of the first ever  All Japan Pro Wrestling Champion Carnival tournament


Tulsa, Oklahoma:

- Ken Mantell beat Scandor Akbar

- Bill Watts beat Cyclone Negro

- AWA Champion Verne Gagne beat Jerry Miller

- Dick Murdoch beat Grizzly Smith

- Pork Chop Cash drew Buck Robley

- Ted Heath beat Mitsu Hata

- Stan Hansen & Frank Goodish beat Johnny Eagle & Jay Clayton


New Orleans, Louisiana:

- Mike George defeated Jerry Stubbs in for the Mid-South Wrestling Louisiana Heavyweight Title


Madison Square Garden, New York City: 

- Larry Sharpe defeated Mike Masters 

- Greg Gagne pinned Jose Estrada 

- Ken Patera defeated WWF IC Champion Pat Patterson to win the title 

- WWF Tag Team Champion Sika defeated Dominic DeNucci via count-out 

- Bruno Sammartino (w/ Arnold Skaaland) defeated Larry Zbyszko via count-out 

- Ricky Steamboat & Jay Youngblood defeated Tor Kamata & Bulldog Brower 

- WWF World Champion Bob Backlund (w/ Arnold Skaaland) pinned WWF Tag Team Champion Afa 

- Hulk Hogan pinned Rene Goulet

- Andre the Giant pinned Bobby Duncum 

Memphis, Tennessee:

- Ricky Morton beat Ken Wayne

- Sonny King beat David McGee

- Southern Tag Champs David Schultz & Dennis Condrey beat Steve Regal & Jimmy Valiant

- Southern Champ Paul Ellering beat Ken Lucas

- Ricky Morton, Ricky & Robert Gibson beat Wayne Ferris, Larry Latham & Danny Davis

- Bill Dundee beat Jimmy Hart & Ali Hassan via pinfall in a "handicap" match


Greensboro, North Carolina:

- Larry Hamilton & Sam Houston defeated Gary Royal & Doug Vines

- Brian Adidas defeated Kurt Von Hess

- The Great Kabuki defeated Johnny Weaver

- Assassin #1 defeated Angelo Mosca

- Dusty Rhodes defeated Adrian Street via disqualification

- NWA Tag Team Champions Jack & Jerry Brisco defeated Pez Whatley & Jay Youngblood

- Jimmy Valiant defeated Paul Jones in a steel cage match

- Ricky Steamboat defeated Dick Slater for the United States Heavyweight Title 

Charleston, South Carolina:

- Keith Larson defeated Ali Bey

- Brett Hart defeated Jeff Sword

- Angelo Mosca Jr. defeated Bobby Bass

- Cowboy Long defeated Little Tokyo

- Ernie Ladd defeated Rufus R. Jones

- Wahoo McDaniel & Mark Youngblood defeated Mid-Atlantic Heavyweight Champion Ivan Koloff & Don Kernodle

Milwaukee, Wisconsin:

- AWA Tag Team Champions Ken Patera & Jerry Blackwell beat The Crusher & Baron Von Raschke

- Fabulous Ones beat Jake Milliman & Jesse Ventura

- Blackjack Mulligan beat Nick Bockwinkel

- Mad Dog Vachon no contest Mr. Saito

- Curt Hennig drew Larry Zbyszko


AWA Starrcage: St. Paul, Minnesota:

- Cage match: Sgt. Slaughter & Jerry Blackwell beat Sheik Adnan & King Tonga & Masked Superstar

- AWA Tag Team Champions Road Warriors beat Larry Hennig & Curt Hennig by DQ

- Verne Gagne & Greg Gagne beat Nick Bockwinkel & Mr. Saito

- Bob Backlund & Brad Rheingans beat Larry Zbyszko & Butch Reed

- Baron Von Raschke & Buck Zumhofe beat Jim Garvin & Steve Regal

- Jim Brunzell & Tonga Kid beat Billy Robinson & Bobby Duncum

- Steve Olsonoski & Tom Zenk beat The Alaskans


Memphis, Tennessee:

- Tojo Yamamoto beat Tony Burton

- Pat Tanaka beat Pat Rose

- Paul Diamond drew Rip Rogers

- The MOD Squad beat Billy Joe Travis & Phil Hickerson

- Dutch Mantel beat Abdul Gaddafi in a "bullwhip on a pole" match

- Jerry Lawler, Jeff Jarrett, & Jos LeDuc NC Bill Dundee, Tony Falk, & Buddy Landel


Hammond, Indiana:

- NWA US Tag Team Champion Tom Zenk defeated Jack Victory

- Mike Rotundo defeated Cactus Jack

- Stan Lane defeated Johnny Ace

- Paul Ellering defeated Teddy Long via disqualification

- The Road Warriors defeated Doom

- Bam Bam Bigelow defeated NWA US champion Lex Luger via disqualification

Charleston, South Carolina:

- Tommy Rich pinned Rip Morgan

- The Samoan Swat Team defeated Rocky King & Ranger Ross

- Mark Callous defeated Eddie Gilbert

- Abdullah the Butcher fought Kevin Sullivan to a double count-out

- Ricky Morton & Robert Gibson defeated Michael Hayes & Jimmy Garvin

- NWA Tag Team Champions Rick & Scott Steiner defeated NWA TV Champion Arn Anderson & Ole Anderson in a stretcher match


Salisbury, Maryland:

- Brad Armstrong pinned Dutch Mantell

- Dustin Rhodes pinned Black Bart

- Brian Pillman pinned Mike Graham

- Bobby Eaton pinned Terrance Taylor

- WCW Tag Team Champions Rick & Scott Steiner defeated WCW TV Champion Arn Anderson & Master Blaster Steel (sub. for Barry Windham)

- WCW US Champion Lex Luger defeated Nikita Koloff via disqualification

- Ron Simmons pinned Butch Reed

- El Gigante defeated WCW World Champion Ric Flair via disqualification


White Sulfur Springs, West Virginia:

- Brad Batten defeated James Alls

- Bart Batten defeated Inferno Fire

- SMW Heavyweight Champion the Dirty White Boy defeated Prince Kharis

- SMW Tag Team Champions Ricky Morton & Robert Gibson defeated Chris Candido & Inferno Brimstone (sub. for Brian Lee)

- SMW Heavyweight Champion the Dirty White Boy won a battle royal


Spencer, West Virginia:

- Boo Bradley defeated D-Lo Brown

- SMW Tag Team Champions Al Snow & Unabom defeated Bart & Brad Batten

- SMW Heavyweight Champion Buddy Landel defeated Bobby Blaze via disqualification

- The Dirty White Boy & Tracy Smothers defeated New Jack & Mustafa


WWE Backlash: Kansas City, Missouri:

- Big Show defeated Steven Richards

- Tajiri (with Torrie Wilson) defeated Billy Kidman to win the WWF Cruiserweight Championship

- Scott Hall (with X-Pac) defeated Bradshaw 

- Jazz defeated Trish Stratus to win retain the WWF Women's Championship

- Brock Lesnar (with Paul Heyman) defeated Jeff Hardy 

- Kurt Angle defeated Edge

- The Undertaker defeated Stone Cold Steve Austin

- Billy and Chuck (with Rico) defeated Maven and Al Snow to retain the WWF Tag Team Championship

- Eddie Guerrero defeated Rob Van Dam to win the Intercontinental Title

- Hulk Hogan defeated Triple H to capture the Undisputed Heavyweight Title


Greenville, South Carolina:

- William Regal defeated CM Punk to win the King of the Ring


Reseda, California:

- Trevor Lee pinned Flash Morgan Webster

- Joey Janela pinned Robbie Eagles

- Sammy Guevara pinned Taiji Ishimori 

- Dezmond Xavier & Zachary Wentz beat Tyler Bateman & Brody King in a non-title match

- Bandido pinned Rey Horus

- Matt Riddle beat Timothy Thatcher

- Walter beat Keith Lee and Jonah Rock to win the PWG title


The Shield's Final Chapter: Moline, Illinois

- The Shield (Roman Reigns, Seth Rollins & Dean Ambrose) defeated Baron Corbin, Bobby Lashley & Drew McIntyre in Ambrose's final match for WWE