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Daily Pro Wrestling History (05/12): Kevin Steen wins ROH World title



Kansas City, Kansas:
- Ron Reed defeated Tor Kamata
- Jerry Kozak defeated Oki Shikina
- Pat O’Connor defeated Lee Henning
- The Mongolian Stomper defeated The Viking
- Bob Geigel & Bob Brown defeated Bobo Brazil & Bob Ellis in three falls


Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada:
- AWA Champion Verne Gagne beat Larry Hennig in a 2 out of 3 falls match
- Johnny Valentine beat Bob Boyer 
- Johnny Powers beat Doug Gilbert 
- Harley Race drew Rene Goulet
- Stan The Moose beat Jake Barman 


Milwaukee, Wisconsin:
- Indian Strap Match: Wahoo McDaniel beat Superstar Billy Graham
- AWA Tag Team Champions Nick Bockwinkel & Ray Stevens beat Dusty Rhodes & Dick Murdoch in 2 out of 3 falls
- European Rules: Billy Robinson beat Horst Hoffman
- Geoff Portz beat Rene Goulet
- Reggie Parks beat Ric Flair
- Greg Gagne beat Kenny Jay


Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania:
- WWWF World Champion Bob Backlund defeated Spiros Arion via countout
- Gorilla Monsoon defeated Butcher Vachon 
- Superstar Billy & Luke Graham defeated Dusty Rhodes & Haystacks Calhoun


Portland, Oregon:
- The Sheepherders defeated Roddy Piper and Rick Martel to win the NWA Pacific Tag Team Titles


Spencer, North Carolina:
- The Masked Outlaw (Dory Funk Jr.) defeated NWA Mid Atlantic Heavyweight Champion Angelo Mosca Jr. to win the championship 

San Antonio, Texas:
- NWA World Champion Kerry Von Erich defeated Ric Flair 


Minneapolis, Minnesota:
- AWA Champion Rick Martel beat Nick Bockwinkel  
- Larry Hennig & Jerry Blackwell went to a no contest with AWA Tag Team Champions Road Warriors
- Jim Garvin beat the Crusher by DQ
- Jerry Blackwell beat Terry Gordy by DQ
- Steve Regal drew Buck Zumhofe
- Fabulous Freebirds Michael Hayes & Terry Gordy & Buddy Roberts beat Steve O & Buck Zumhofe & Kenny Jay


Greenville, South Carolina:
- Thunderfoot defeated Rocky Kernodle
- Mid-Atlantic Heavyweight Champion Black Bart fought Don Kernodle to a draw
- Ron Garvin defeated Ivan Koloff
- Wahoo McDaniel defeated Jimmy Garvin via disqualification
- National Heavyweight Champion Tully Blanchard & NWA TV Champion Arn Anderson fought Ricky Morton & Robert Gibson to a no contest
- Nikita Koloff defeated Magnum TA in a Russian chain match


Detroit, Michigan: 
- Robbie Idol pinned Ned Brady
- Bam Bam Bigelow pinned Paul Drake
- Johnny Stewart defeated Kevin Sullivan via disqualification 
- NWA Tag Team Champion Rick Steiner (sub. for NWA US Champion Lex Luger, out with a staph infection) defeated NWA World Champion Ric Flair via disqualification
- NWA U.S. Tag Team Champions Brian Pillman & Tom Zenk defeated the Samoan Swat Team
- Mike Rotunda & NWA Tag Team Champion Scott Steiner defeated The Midnight Express (Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane) 
- The Road Warriors defeated Doom in a Street Fight


Charlotte, North Carolina:
- Joey Maggs pinned Tommy Angel
- Big Van Vader pinned Joe Cruz
- Ricky Morton pinned Chuck Coates
- Brian Pillman pinned Master Blaster
- Tracy Smothers & Steve Armstrong defeated Dutch Mantell & Black Bart
- WCW US Champion Lex Luger defeated Nikita Koloff via count-out in a No DQ match
- El Gigante defeated the One Man Gang via disqualification
- WCW Tag Team Champions & IWGP Tag Team Champions Rick & Scott Steiner defeated Barry Windham & WCW TV Champion Arn Anderson


- Tracy Smothers defeated Steven Dunn
- SMW Heavyweight Champion the Dirty White Boy defeated Kendo the Samurai
- Ricky Morton & Robert Gibson defeated SMW Tag Team Champions Brian Lee & Chris Candido via disqualification
- Tracy Smothers won a pole battle royal


Monticello, Kentucky:
- Killer Kyle defeated Boo Bradley
- SMW Heavyweight Champion Buddy Landel defeated Bobby Blaze
- Tracy Smothers & The Dirty White Boy defeated New Jack & Mustafa
- Ricky Morton & Robert Gibson defeated SMW Tag Team Champions Al Snow & Unabom via disqualification
- Bobby Blaze won a pole battle royal


Springfield, Missouri:
- Vampiro defeated Lash Laroux
- Hugh Morrus defeated Jerry Flynn
- La Parka & Silver King defeated Super Calo & Lizmark Jr.
- Chavo Guerrero Jr. defeated Juventud Guerrera
- Konnan defeated Disco Inferno
- WCW World TV Champion Booker T defeated Brian Adams
- Sting defeated Ric Flair and Diamond Dallas Page


Tokyo, Japan:
- Keiji Mutoh, George Hines & Kaz Hayashi defeated Genichiro Tenryu, Arashi & Nobutaka Araya to win the All Japan Giant Baba Memorial Cup Six-Man Tournament


ROH Border Wars: Toronto, Ontario, Canada:

- Grizzly Redwood defeated Delirious
- Eddie Edwards defeated Rhino (with Truth Martini)
- The All Night Express (Rhett Titus and Kenny King) and T.J. Perkins defeated The Young Bucks (Matt and Nick Jackson) and Mike Mondo
- Lance Storm defeated Mike Bennett (with Bob Evans)
- Michael Elgin defeated Adam Cole
- Roderick Strong (with Truth Martini) defeated Fit Finlay to retain the ROH World Television Championship
- Wrestling's Greatest Tag Team (Charlie Haas and Shelton Benjamin) defeated The Briscoe Brothers (Jay Briscoe and Mark Briscoe) to win the ROH World Tag Team Championship
 - Kevin Steen defeated Davey Richards to win the ROH World Title