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Daily Pro Wrestling History (04/25): WWF Backlash 1999



Kansas City, Kansas:

- World Heavyweight Champion Ed “Strangler” Lewis beat Stanislaus Zbyszko in 2 out of 3 falls


Des Moines, Iowa:

- World Heavyweight Champion Orville Brown beat Iowa State Heavyweight Champion Earl Wampler 2 out of 3 falls

- Ray Eckert and Vic Holbrook wrestled to a draw


St. Louis, Missouri:

- Lou Thesz defeated Whipper Billy Watson to win the NWA World Title

- Mike Sharpe defeated Wee Willie Davis

- Francis Valois defeated Vic Christy

- Warren Bockwinkel wrestled Hans Schanable to a draw

- Tuffy Truesdale defeated Leo Newman

- George Koverly defeated Ray Graham


Milwaukee, Wisconsin:

- The Crusher beat Chris Tolos

- AWA Tag Team Champions Larry Hennig & Harley Race beat Verne Gagne & Pat O'Connor

- Chris Markoff beat Eddie Sharkey

- Reggie Parks beat Bob Morgan

- Bob Kappel beat Mark Starr


Minneapolis, Minnesota:

- Non Title: Ernie Ladd & Earl Maynard beat AWA Tag Team Champions Larry Hennig & Harley Race

- Danny Hodge beat Mad Dog Vachon

- Johnny Powers beat Killer Kowalski

- Johnny Valentine beat Bob Boyer

- Rene Goulet beat The Alaskan

- Johnny Powers won battle royal


Boston, Massachusetts:

- Joe Crugnale defeated Frank Hickey

- John L Sullivan defeated Eric the Red

- Prof. Toru Tanaka defeated Lee Wong

- The Mongols defeated Gorilla Monsoon & Arnold Skaaland

- Mario Milano defeated Waldo Von Erich

- Karl Kovacs defeated Victor Rivera

- WWWF World Champion Bruno Sammartino defeated Ivan Koloff in a Texas Death Match 


Fargo, North Dakota:

- Superstar Billy Graham beat Wahoo McDaniel in a No Time Limit No DQ Match

- Winner gets Tag Title shot against Bockwinkel & Stevens: Ken Patera & Don Muraco beat Dusty Rhodes & Dick Murdoch

- European Rules: Geoff Portz drew Horst Hoffman after 4 rounds

- Reggie Parks beat Larry Hennig by DQ


Kansas City, Kansas:

- World Heavyweight Champion Jack Brisco wrestled Harley Race to a time limit draw

- Central States Heavyweight Champion Mike George defeated Don Fargo 

- World Tag Team Champions Lord Alfred Hayes & Bob Brown defeated Chris Taylor & Omar Atlas


St. Paul, Minnesota:

- Verne Gagne & Greg Gagne & Jim Brunzell beat Nick Bockwinkel & Bobby Heenan & Bobby Duncum

- Khosrow Vaziri no contest Mad Dog Vachon

- Larry Hennig beat Jimmy Valiant

- Chris Taylor beat Kim Duk

- Russ Francis beat Blackjack Lanza by DQ

- Baron Von Raschke beat Scott Irwin


Madison Square Garden:

- Carlos Rocha defeated Rocky Tomayo

- Larry Zbyzsko defeated Baron Mikel Scicluna

- WWWF Tag Team Champion Billy Whitewolf defeated Doug Gilbert

- Ivan Putski defeated Tor Kamata

- Gorilla Monsoon defeated Nikolai Volkoff

- WWWF Tag Team Champion Chief Jay Strongbow fought Stan Stasiak to a draw

- Ken Patera defeated Tony Garea via count-out

- Bob Backlund defeated Executioner #2

- WWWF World Champion Bruno Sammartino defeated Baron Von Raschke 


St. Louis, Missouri:

- Takachio & Pak Song defeated Tommy Sharpe & Kerry Brown

- Jerry Oates defeated Skandor Akbar

- Ed Wiskowski fought George Wells to a draw

- WWF World Champion Bob Backlund defeated Bulldog Brown

- Dick the Bruiser & Pat O'Connor defeated Bruiser Brody & Dick Murdoch

- Ken Patera defeated Kevin Von Erich to win the Missouri State title

- NWA World Champion Harley Race defeated Ric Flair


Chicago, Illinois:

- AWA Champion Verne Gagne beat Jerry Blackwell

- The Crusher & Baron Von Raschke beat AWA Tag Team Champions Adrian Adonis & Jesse Ventura via DQ

- Greg Gagne & Jim Brunzell beat Nick Bockwinkel & Ray Stevens


Toronto, Ontario, Canada:

- NWA Champion Ric Flair went to a DDQ with Harley Race


Greenville, South Carolina:

- Vinnie Valentino defeated Masa Fuchi

- Johnny Weaver defeated Ricky Harris

- Jake Roberts defeated Sweet Brown Sugar

- Jack & Jerry Brisco defeated the Great Kabuki & the Magic Dragon

- NWA US Champion Roddy Piper defeated Greg Valentine in a No DQ match

- NWA World Champion Ric Flair defeated Mid-Atlantic TV Champion Dick Slater via disqualification


Richmond, Virginia:

- Hector Guerrero defeated Mid-Atlantic Heavyweight Champion Black Bart

- Jimmy Garvin fought Robert Gibson to a draw

- Jimmy Valiant defeated Shaska Whatley via disqualification

- Wahoo McDaniel defeated NWA TV Champion Arn Anderson

- Dusty Rhodes defeated NWA National Heavyweight Champion Tully Blanchard in a non-title Texas Death Match

- NWA Tag Team Champions Bobby Eaton & Dennis Condrey defeated the Road Warriors via disqualification

- Nikita Koloff defeated NWA US Champion Magnum TA in a non-title Russian chain match

- NWA World Champion Ric Flair fought Ricky Morton to a double count-out


WWF Saturday Night's Main Event: Des Moines, Iowa:

- Arn Anderson & Tully Blanchard defeated WWF World Tag Team Champions Demolition via DQ

- Hacksaw Duggan defeated Intercontinental Champion Rick Rude via countout 

- Hulk Hogan defeated Big Bossman in a steel cage match

- Randy Savage defeated Jim Neidhart

- Jimmy Snuka defeated Boris Zhukov


Panama City, Florida:

- Sam Houston pinned Moondog Rex

- Black Bart pinned Ranger Ross

- The Angel of Death pinned Joey Maggs

- The Junkyard Dog & Tommy Rich defeated Jack Victory & Rip Morgan

- Ricky Morton pinned Terrance Taylor

- Tracey Smothers & Steve Armstrong defeated Michael Hayes & Jimmy Garvin


Charleston, West Virginia:

- WCW US Tag Team Champions Greg Valentine & Terry Taylor defeated Marcus Alexander Bagwell & Big Josh

- Mike Graham pinned Diamond Dallas Page

- Johnny B. Badd pinned Tracy Smothers

- WCW Tag Team Champions Arn Anderson & Bobby Eaton fought Rick & Scott Steiner to a double count-out

- Nikita Koloff (sub. for WCW World Champion Sting) pinned Big Van Vader

- WCW US Champion Rick Rude defeated Ricky Steamboat via disqualification

- Barry Windham & Dustin Rhodes defeated WCW TV Champion Steve Austin & Larry Zbyszko

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania:

- Two separate Battle Royales were held: Sal Bellomo won the first and Jimmy Snuka won the second

- Snuka then defeated Bellomo to become the first ECW Champion


WWF Backlash: Providence, Rhode Island:

- The Acolytes & Mideon defeated The Brood (Edge, Christian & Gangrel) 

- Al Snow defeated Hardcore Holly to win the WWF Hardcore Title 

- WWF Intercontinental Champion The Godfather defeated Goldust 

- The New Age Outlaws defeated Owen Hart & Jeff Jarrett 

- Mankind defeated Big Show in a Boiler Room Brawl 

- Triple H defeated X-Pac 

- The Undertaker defeated Ken Shamrock

- WWF World Champion Steve Austin defeated The Rock in a No Holds Barred match


Charlotte, North Carolina:

- Dean Malenko defeated Scotty 2 Hotty to win the WWF Light Heavyweight Title 

- Crash Holly defeated Matt Hardy to win the WWF Hardcore Title


Chicago, Illinois:

- The American Wolves defeated Kevin Steen and Jay Briscoe in a two-out-of-three falss match to retain the ROH World tag team titles 

- Jerry Lynn defeated Colt Cabana to retain the ROH World Title


WWE Extreme Rules:

- Kofi Kingston defeated Dolph Ziggler

- The Hart Dynasty (David Hart Smith and Tyson Kidd) (with Natalya and Bret Hart) defeated ShoMiz (Big Show and The Miz), 

  John Morrison and R-Truth, and The World's Strongest Tag Team (Montel Vontavious Porter and Mark Henry) in a Gauntlet match

- CM Punk (with Luke Gallows and Serena) defeated Rey Mysterio in a Hair match

- JTG defeated Shad Gaspard in a Strap match

- Jack Swagger defeated Randy Orton in an Extreme Rules match to retain the World Heavyweight Championship

- Sheamus defeated Triple H in a Street Fight

- Beth Phoenix defeated Michelle McCool in an Extreme Makeover match to win the WWE Women's Championship

- Edge defeated Chris Jericho in a Steel cage match

- John Cena defeated Batista in a Last Man Standing match to retain the WWE Championship