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Daily Pro Wrestling History (05/29): Charlotte Flair wins NXT Women's title

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1962

Minneapolis, Minnesota:

- Pat O'Connor beat AWA Champion Mr. M via DQ

- Doug Gilbert went to a draw with Bob Geigel

- Thor Hagen beat Tiny Mills 

- Joe Scarpello drew Stan Kowalski 

1965

St. Paul, Minnesota:

- The Crusher beat Harley Race in 2 out of 3 falls 

- Rene Goulet beat Kurt Von Brauner

- Reggie Parks beat Pampero Firpo by DQ

- Chris Markoff beat Tiny Mills

1968

St. Paul, Minnesota:

- AWA Champion Verne Gagne beat Luke Brown

- Harley Race beat Bill Watts by DQ

- Larry Hennig beat Rene Goulet 

- Dutch Savage beat Rock Rogowski (Ole Anderson)

1977

Houston, Texas:

- Terry Funk went to a draw with AWA Champion Nick Bockwinkel (sub Harley Race, Race was to defend the NWA World Title but wrestled a double shot that afternoon and was not at the building in time to wrestle, so Bockwinkel wrestled Funk in his place)

- Fritz Von Erich drew with Bruiser Brody

- Bruno Sammartino beat Mike York

- Jose Lothario went to a draw with AWA Champion Nick Bockwinkel

- Cyclone Negro beat Chavo Guerrero

- Fabulous Moolah beat Susan Green

- Big John Studd beat Gino Hernandez

- Jimmy Snuka beat Muhammad Farouk

1983

Toronto, Ontario, Canada:

- Leo Burke defeated North American Champion Johnny Weaver to win the title

- WWF Intercontinental Champion Don Muraco defeated Rocky Johnson 

- NWA World Champion Ric Flair pinned NWA U.S. Champion Greg Valentine

1984

Night of the Champions: East Rutherford, New Jersey:

- National TV Champion Ron Garvin pinned Jake Roberts

- Invader #1 pinned the Great Kabuki

- NWA Jr. Heavyweight Champion Les Thornton defeated El Gran Apollo by count-out

- Dusty Rhodes pinned the Assassin (Jesse Barr) 

- NWA Tag Team Champions Ivan Koloff & Don Kernodle defeated Pez Whatley & Mark Youngblood

- Wahoo McDaniel fought All Japan PWF Champion Stan Hansen to a double disqualification

- NWA National Tag Team Champions the Road Warriors defeated Jimmy Valiant & King Kong Bundy when Road Warrior Hawk pinned Bundy

- WWC Universal Heavyweight Champion Carlos Colon pinned NWA TV Champion Tully Blanchard

- NWA World Champion Ric Flair pinned NWA US Champion Ricky Steamboat 

1988

Memphis, Tennessee:

- AWA Champion Jerry Lawler beat Dutch Mantel

- Jeff Jarrett & Great Senshi beat Robert Fuller & Jimmy Golden by count out

- CWA Champion Brickhouse Brown beat Bill Dundee via DQ

- Scott Steiner & Billy Travis beat Cuban Choir Boys to win Southern Tag Titles

- AWA Tag Team Champions Badd Company (Pat Tanaka & Paul Diamond) beat Gary Young & Don Bass

- Tommy Gilbert beat Tom Brandi

1992

Norfolk, Virginia:

- Cactus Jack defeated Tom Zenk

- Van Hammer pinned JT Southern 

- Dustin Rhodes & Barry Windham defeated Greg Valentine & Terrance Taylor

- WCW Light Heavyweight Champion Brian Pillman pinned Scotty Flamingo

- WCW Tag Team Champions Rick & Scott Steiner defeated Bobby Eaton, Larry Zbyzsko, & Paul E. Dangerously in a handicap match

- Sting & Nikita Koloff defeated WCW TV Champion Steve Austin & Arn Anderson in a steel cage match

- WCW US Champion Rick Rude defeated Ricky Steamboat in a Best 2 out of 3 falls steel cage match

1993

Jacksonville, Florida:

- Erik Watts defeated Joey Maggs

- Erik Watts defeated Mike Thor

- Maxx Payne defeated Kensuke Sasaki

- Arn Anderson defeated the Barbarian

- Ron Simmons defeated Dick Slater

- Sting & Davey Boy Smith defeated Rick Rude & WCW TV Champion Paul Orndorff

- Dustin Rhodes defeated NWA World Champion Barry Windham via disqualification

1995

Memphis, Tennessee:

- Gorgeous George III beat Reggie B. Fine

- Scott Studd beat Mr. World Class via DQ

- Downtown Bruno & Uptown Karen beat Miss Texas in a handicap match

- Brian Lee beat Davey Haskins

- Bill Dundee beat Brickhouse Brown

- Miss Texas won a 5-woman elimination street fight match

- Brian Christopher beat Doug Gilbert to win the USWA Title

- USWA Unified World Champ Jerry Lawler beat Tommy Rich via DQ

- Jerry Lawler, Bill Dundee, Brian Christopher & PG-13 beat Doug Gilbert, Brian Lee, Tommy Rich, Jim Harris & Max Muscle in a coward waves the flag match

2000

Salt Lake City, Utah:

- Jeff Jarrett defeated WCW World Champion Ric Flair to win the WCW World Title 

Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada:

- Too Cool defeated WWF Tag Team Champions Edge & Christian to win the titles

2014

NXT TakeOver: Winter Park, Florida:

- Bayley defeated Sasha Banks by disqualification

- Adam Rose defeated Camacho

- The Ascension (Konnor and Viktor) defeated El Local and Kalisto to retain the NXT Tag Team Championship

- Tyler Breeze defeated Sami Zayn to determine the #1 contender to the NXT Championship

- Charlotte (with Ric Flair) defeated Natalya (with Bret Hart) to win the vacant NXT Women's Championship

- Adrian Neville defeated Tyson Kidd to retain the NXT Championship