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Daily Pro Wrestling History (04/26): Edge wins World Heavyweight title at Backlash 2009

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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 drew (30:00)

- 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 countout

- Greg Gagne & Jim Brunzell drew 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, Sammartino retained the title

1978

Honolulu, Hawaii:

- Non Title: Rick Martel beat AWA Champion Nick Bockwinkel

- Pier 9 Brawl, Ten 2:00 rounds: Ed Francis beat Bobby Heenan by DQ

- Indian Death Match: Billy Whitewolf beat Tor Kamata

- 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 by 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 by 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 by 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:

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

- 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 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

- 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

- 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

- Randy Orton's tag team of 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