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Daily Pro Wrestling History (04/26): Edge defeats John Cena to win WWE World title

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1934

St. Louis, Missouri:

- Richard “Dick” Shikat beat Everette Marshall to earn a match with World Champion Jim Londos
- Orville Brown and Gino Garibaldi went to a 30 minute draw
- Jugat Singh beat Jimmy Parker 

1951

Kansas City, Kansas:

- Dennis Clary defeated Tarzan Kowalski to win the Central States Title

1962

Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada:

- Lumberjack match: AWA Champion Mr. M beat Yukon Eric  
- Verne Gagne & Doug Gilbert beat Bob Geigel & Stan Kowalski
- Joe Scarpello beat Tiny Mills
- Roy Collins beat Ricky Lopez

1973 

Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada:

- AWA Tag Team Champions Nick Bockwinkel & Ray Stevens defeated Dusty Rhodes & Dick Murdoch by DQ in the 3rd fall of a 2 out of 3 falls match to retain the title
- Superstar Billy Graham beat Angelo Mosca 
- Superstar Billy Graham beat Angelo Mosca in an arm wrestling match refereed by Nick Bockwinkel
- Horst Hoffman drew Geoff Portz after five 4 minute rounds
- Rene Goulet beat Bill Crouch (sub Jim Brunzell) 
- Moose Morowski beat Dave Muir

1975

Minneapolis, Minnesota:

- Billy Robinson beat Nick Bockwinkel
- Bobby Heenan beat Ivan Putski by countout
- Greg Gagne & Jim Brunzell drew with Horst Hoffman & Buddy Wolff
- Dusty Rhodes beat Boris Breznikoff
- Khosrow Vaziri beat Billy Howard
- Geoff Portz beat Rock Riddle

1976 

Madison Square Garden:

- Stan Hansen defeated WWWF World Champion Bruno Sammartino when the referee stopped the match due to excessive bleeding, but Sammartino retained the title

1978

Honolulu, Hawaii:

- Non Title: Rick Martel beat AWA Champion Nick Bockwinkel
- Ed Francis beat Bobby Heenan dq in a Pier 9 brawl (ten 2:00 rounds)
- Billy Whitewolf beat Tor Kamata in an Indian death match
- Bill Francis & Russ Francis beat Steve Strong & Chris Markoff
- George Wells beat John Anson to win Hawaiian title

1980

Milton, Wisconsin:

- The Crusher beat Adrian Adonis 
- Dino Bravo beat Jerry Blackwell by dq
- Jesse Ventura beat Greg Gagne
- Billy The Kid & Tom Thumb beat Dirty Morgan & Lone Eagle
- Steve Olsonoski beat Buck Zumhofe

1981

Green Bay, Wisconsin:

- Greg Gagne & Jim Brunzell defeated AWA Tag Team Champions the East-West Connection in a non title steel cage match
- Nick Bockwinkel beat Brad Rheingans dq
- Jerry Blackwell no contest Baron Von Raschke
- Ray Stevens beat Tito Santana
- Buck Zumhofe beat Ben Deleon 

1982

Ottawa, Ontario, Canada:

- AWA Champion Nick Bockwinkel beat Jay Youngblood
- Angelo Mosca dcor John Studd
- Jimmy Valiant beat Ivan Koloff
- Johnny Weaver beat Ninja dq
- Tony Parisi beat Tito Senza
- Tarzan Tyler beat Tony Ricco

1983

Watertown, Wisconsin:

- Hulk Hogan beat Jerry Blackwell by dq
- Jesse Ventura beat Wahoo McDaniel
- Joyce Grable & Wendi Richter beat Velvet McIntyre & Judy Martin
- Baron Von Raschke beat Sgt. Jacques Goulet (sub Sheik Adnan)
- Buck Zumhofe beat Tom Stone

1984

Omiya, Japan:

- AWA Champion Jumbo Tsuruta beat Jim Brunzell
- Dory Funk Jr beat Stan Hansen dq
- Bruiser Brody & Goro Tsurumi beat Genichiro Tenryu & Takahashi Ishikawa
- Kerry Von Erich beat Bulldog Bob Brown
- Greg Gagne beat Masa Fuchi
- Ashura Hara & Mighty Inoue beat Jos Leduc & David Sammartino
- Magic Dragon & Ultra Seven beat Rocky Hata & Hiromichi Fuyuki
- Great Kojika beat Tarzan Goto
- Motoshi Okuma beat Yoshi Momota
- Mitsu Momoto beat Toshiaki Kawada

Las Vegas, Nevada:

- Mad Dog Vachon & The Crusher & Baron Von Raschke beat Bobby Heenan & Mr. Saito & Jesse Ventura
- Blackjack Mulligan beat Jerry Blackwell
- Fabulous Ones beat Sheik Adnan & Ken Patera
- Curt Hennig drew Larry Zbyszko

1985 

Rockford, Illinois:

- Sgt. Slaughter & Jerry Blackwell & The Crusher beat Masked Superstar & King Tonga & Sheik Adnan in a cage match
- AWA Tag Team Champions Road Warriors beat Larry Hennig & Curt Hennig
- AWA Champion Rick Martel beat Jim Garvin
- Mr. Saito beat Jim Brunzell
- Steve Regal beat Buck Zumhofe
- Butch Reed beat Tom Zenk

1986 

Milwaukee, Wisconsin:

- Nord The Barbarian & Boris Zhukov (sub King Kong Brody) beat Leon White & Mike Rotundo (sub Sgt Slaughter)
- Nick Bockwinkel beat Larry Zbyszko
- Colonel DeBeers beat Curt Hennig
- Midnight Rockers beat Buddy Rose & Doug Somers
- Scott Hall beat The Ninja (sub Scott Irwin)
- Brad Rheingans drew Boris Zhukov

1987

Green Bay, Wisconsin:

- Boris Zhukov & Soldat Ustinov (sub for Sheik Adnan) no contest Buck Zumhofe & Jerry Blackwell
- AWA Champion Nick Bockwinkel beat Larry Zbyszko 
- Curt Hennig beat Doug Somers 
- Karate Kid & Gorilla Kruz (sub Cowboy Lang) beat Little Tokyo & Lord Littlebrook
- Paul Neu beat Jerry Saganowicz 

1988

- The Fantastics defeated The Midnight Express to win the NWA United States Tag Team championship

1992

Roanoke, 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 countout
- 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

- Johnny Hotbody defeated Jimmy Snuka to win the ECW (Eastern Championship Wrestling) title

1994

Burlington, Vermont:

- The Headshrinkers (Fatu & Samu) defeated The Quebecers in to win the WWF World Tag Team Championship

1999

WCW Monday Nitro: Fargo, North Dakota:

- Sting won the WCW World Title from Dallas Page in the opening match, only to lose it back to Page in the final match of the show in a four way match
- Rey Mysterio Jr. defeated Psicosis to win the WCW World Cruiserweight Title
- Bam Bam Bigelow defeated Erik Watts
- WCW World Television Champion Booker T defeated Meng
- Brian Knobs defeated Hardcore Hak (Sandman), Horace Hogan and Mikey Whipwreck in a four way hardcore match

2009 

WWE Backlash PPV | Providence, Rhode Island:

- Christian defeated Jack Swagger to win the ECW Title
- Ted DiBiase and Cody Rhodes defeated WWE Champion Triple H, Batista and Shane McMahon. As a stipulation of the match, Randy Orton became new WWE Champion.
- Kofi Kingston defeated Dolph Ziggler
- Chris Jericho defeated Ricky Steamboat
- Kane defeated CM Punk
- Jeff Hardy defeated Matt Hardy in an I Quit match
- Edge defeated John Cena in a Last Man Standing match to win the World Heavyweight Championship