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Daily Pro Wrestling History (05/06): Kerry Von Erich wins NWA World title



New York City, New York:

- Stanislaus Zbyszko defeated Ed "Strangler" Lewis to win the World Heavyweight Title


Buffalo, New York:

- Don McIntyre defeated Vic Christy for the Montreal World Heavyweight Title 


Portland, Oregon:

- Al Szasz defeated Paavo Ketonnen to win the Pacific Coast Light Heavyweight Title 


Montreal, Quebec, Canada:

- Killer Kowalski defeated Verne Gagne to win the Montreal World Heavyweight Title 

San Francisco, California:

- Leo Nomellini and Enrique Torres defeated Ben and Mike Sharpe for the San Francisco NWA World Tag Team Titles


- Black Hawk and Nelson Royal defeated Doug Donovan and Bill Savage for the NWA Pacific Northwest Tag Team Title


- Ed Francis and Bill Savage defeated Tony Borne and Shag Thomas to win the NWA Pacific Northwest Tag Team Title


Kansas City, Kansas:

- Dick the Bruiser beat Pat O’Connor 2 falls to 1

- Johnny Valentine beat Mike York 

- Steve Bolus drew Doug Gilbert 

- Bob Brown and Missouri Mauler beat Ron Reed and Claude Patterson 


Atlanta, Georgia:

- Alberto and Enrique Torres defeated The Mysterious Medics to win the vacant Georgia NWA Southern Tag Team Title in a one-night tournament final 


St. Paul, Minnesota:

- AWA Champion Verne Gagne wrestled to a no contest with Danny Hodge 

- The Crusher & Lou Thesz wrestled to a no contest with AWA Tag Team Champions Larry Hennig & Harley Race 

- Johnny Powers beat Ernie Ladd

- Johnny Valentine beat The Alaskan

- Rene Goulet beat Blackjack Daniels


Little Rock, Arkansas:

- Alberto and Ramon Torres defeated Treach Phillips and Karl Von Stroheim for the Tri-State NWA United States Tag Team Titles


Kansas City, Kansas:

- The Viking defeated Harley Race via DQ 

- The Stomper defeated Baron Von Raschke

- Bob Orton defeated Ben Justice

- Steve Bolus fought Buddy Austin to a draw 

- Rufus R. Jones defeated Baron Von Heisinger 


Shreveport, Louisiana:

- Rip Tyler defeated Bob Sweetan to win the NWA Tri-State Brass Knuckles Title


Hattiesburg, Mississippi:

- Bob Kelly defeated Duke Miller for the NWA Mississippi Heavyweight Title 


St. Louis, Missouri:

- Missouri State Champion Jack Brisco beat Ivan Koloff

- Dick the Bruiser went to a no contest with WWWF Champion Superstar Billy Graham

- AWA Tag Team Champions Blackjack Lanza & Bobby Duncum beat Pat O'Connor & Rocky Johnson

- Billy Robinson beat Bulldog Bob Brown via DQ

- Greg Gagne & Jim Brunzell beat Lord Alfred Hayes & Bull Bullinski 

- Bulldog Bob Brown beat Jerry Kozak


Bayamon, Puerto Rico:

- Carlos Colón defeated Ox Baker to win the WWC Puerto Rico Heavyweight Title

- The Hollywood Blondes (Jack Evans and Larry Sharpe) defeated Victor Jovica and Chief Thundercloud for the WWC North American Tag Team Titles

- Hurácan Castillo and Pierre Martel win the WWC World Tag Team Title from Invader I and José Rivera


Minneapolis, Minnesota:

- Non Title Cage match: Verne Gagne & Mad Dog Vachon beat AWA Tag Team Champions Pat Patterson & Ray Stevens

- Super Destroyer Mark II beat Billy Robinson by DQ

- Greg Gagne beat Cecil Dubois

- Bobby Duncum beat Steve Olsonoski

- Jesse Ventura no contest Paul Ellering

- Doug Gilbert drew Buddy Wolff


Tampa, Florida:

- Masa Saito defeated Steve Keirn for the NWA Florida Television Title 


Fukuoka, Japan:

- Black Tiger (Marc Rocco) defeated Gran Hamada for the WWF Junior Heavyweight Title 

Kansas City, Kansas:

- Joyce Grable and Wendi Richter defeated Princess Victoria and Sabrina to win the NWA Women's World Tag Team Titles

Auckland, New Zealand:

- King Kamaka and Baron Von Krupp defeated Mark Lewin and Steve Rickard for the NWA Australian Tag Team Titles


WCCW Von Erich Memorial Parade of Champions: Dallas, Texas:

- Kelly Kiniski wrestled Johnny Mantell to a time-limit draw

- Chris Adams and Sunshine defeated Jimmy Garvin and Precious

- Butch Reed defeated Chick Donovan  

- Kamala wrestled to a double disqualification against the Great Kabuki

- Junkyard Dog defeated The Missing Link by disqualification

- Rock 'n' Soul (King Parsons and Buck Zumhofe) defeated WCCW American Tag Team Champions The Super Destoyers I and II (Bill and Scott Irwin) 

- Fritz, Kevin and Mike Von Erich defeated WCCW Six-Man Tag Team Champions The Fabulous Freebirds (Terry Gordy, Michael Hayes and Buddy Roberts) to win the titles

- Kerry Von Erich defeated NWA World Heavyweight Champion Ric Flair to win the title

Atlanta, Georgia:

- King Kong Bundy and The Masked Superstar defeated The Road Warriors (Animal and Hawk) to win the NWA National Tag Team Titles

Green Bay, Wisconsin:

- Crusher and Baron Von Raschke defeated The Sheiks (Jerry Blackwell and Ken Patera) to win the AWA World Tag Team Titles

- Nick Bockwinkel beat AWA Champion Jumbo Tsuruta by DQ

- Princess Victoria & Velvet McIntyre (sub Despina Montagus) beat Wendi Richter & Donna Christentello 

- Brad Rheingans beat Steve Regal 

- Billy Robinson beat Larry Zbyszko

- Curt Hennig beat Jake Milliman (sub Tom Stone) 


Calgary, Alberta, Canada:

- Makhan Singh defeated Owen Hart to win the Stampede North American Heavyweight Title 


Barron, Wisconsin:

- Matt Derringer defeated The Lightning Kid (Sean Waltman) for the Pro Wrestling America Light Heavyweight Title 


Terre Haute, Indiana:

- Robbie V defeated Rip Rogers

- Chris Benoit defeated Steve Regal

- Maxx Payne defeated Rip Morgan

- Marcus Alexander Bagwell defeated Wrecking Crew Rage

- Erik Watts defeated WCW TV Champion Paul Orndorff via disqualification

- Sting, Ricky Steamboat, & 2 Cold Scorpio defeated Rick Rude, WCW/NWA Tag Team Champions Steve Austin & Brian Pillman in an elimination match 

- WCW US Champion Dustin Rhodes defeated NWA World Champion Barry Windham via disqualification 

UWFI: Tokyo, Japan: 

- Bad News Allen defeated Yoshihiro Takayama

- Masato Kakihara & Yoji Anjyo defeated Gene Rydig & Tom Burton

- Kazuo Yamazaki defeated Yuko Miyato

- Kiyoshi Tamura defeated Naoki Sano

- WCW World Champion Big Van Vader defeated Tatsuo Nakano 

- Gary Albright defeated Dennis Koslowski

- Nobuhiko Takada defeated Dan Severn


North Bay, Ontario:

- Jack Steel defeated Scott D'Amore to win the Border City Wrestling Can-Am Heavyweight Title 

Fall Branch, Tennessee:

- The Mongolian Stomper defeated Mike Samson for the Southern States Wrestling Heavyweight Title 


Johnson City, Tennessee:

- Bobby Blaze pinned George South

- Boo Bradley defeated D-Lo Brown in a falls count anywhere match

- Steve Armstrong pinned SMW Heavyweight Champion Buddy Landel via disqualification

- Tracy Smothers & the Dirty White Boy defeated New Jack & Mustafa in a double chain match 

- Ricky Morton fought Al Snow to a no contest in a steel cage match


Hartford, Connecticut:

- William Regal defeated Spike Dudley to capture the European Title


WWE Backlash: Newark, New Jersey

- Ruby Riott pinned Bayley

- Seth Rollins pinned The Miz to retain the IC title

- Nia Jax retained the Raw women’s title beating Alexa Bliss 

- Jeff Hardy pinned Randy Orton to keep the U.S. title

- Daniel Bryan beat Big Cass 

- Carmella beat Charlotte Flair to keep the Smackdown women’s title

- A.J. Styles retained the WWE title going to a no contest with Shinsuke Nakamura in a no DQ match

- Bobby Lashley & Braun Strowman beat Kevin Owens & Sami Zayn

- Roman Reigns beat Samoa Joe