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Daily Pro Wrestling History (06/19): Owen Hart wins 1994 King of the Ring

Ken Shamrock, The Steiners and Jay Lethal also won titles on this day.
Owen Hart King of the Ring 1994


Hollywood, California:

- Leroy McGuirk defeated Jon Swenski to win the World Junior Heavyweight Title


St. Louis, Missouri:

- NWA World Heavyweight Champion Sandor Szabo defeated Bronko Nagurski

- Don McIntyre defeated Cherry Vanilla

- Warren Bockwinkel defeated Joe Dusek


Kansas City; Kansas:

- Bobby Bruns, Thor Hagen and Joe Scarpa defeated Emil Dusek, Ricci Sexton and Otto Von Krupp 2 falls to 1

- Joe Scarpa defeated Ricci (Cyclone) Sexton

- Otto Von Krupp and Thor Hagen went to a draw

- Bobby Bruns defeated Emil Dusek via DQ


- Fred Blassie defeated Dick Gunkel (Dick Steinborn) for the Florida version of the NWA Southern Heavyweight Title


Minneapolis, Minnesota:

- Larry Hennig defeated AWA Champion Mr. M by DQ

- Doug Gilbert defeated Crybaby Cannon

- Jack Pesek defeated Stan Kowalski


Davenport, Iowa:

- In the first ever cage match held in Davenport; The Crusher defeated Johnny Powers

- Harley Race defeated Rene Goulet

- Larry Hennig defeated Kenny Jay

- Chris Markoff defeated Billy Wicks


Kansas City, Kansas:

- Dick Murdoch and K.O. Kox defeated Luke Brown and Tor Kamata to win the NWA North American Tag Team Titles


Minneapolis, Minnesota:

- The Crusher defeated Blackjack Lanza & Bobby Heenan in a cage match

- Billy Robinson defeated Strong Kobayashi

- Nick Bockwinkel defeated Dr. Big Bill Miller

- Larry Hennig & Lars Anderson defeated Paul Diamond & Sailor Art Thomas


Mobile, Alabama:

- The Lumberjack defeated The Mighty Mongol to win the NWA Gulf Coast Heavyweight Title


Peoria, Illinois:

- Wahoo McDaniel defeated Larry Heiniemi in an Indian strap match

- Ivan Putski defeated Buddy Wolff

- Baron Von Raschke defeated Bull Bullinski

- Greg Gagne defeated Bill Howard

- Larry Hennig defeated Jim Brunzell

Honolulu, Hawaii:

- Billy Graham defeated The Crusher by DQ

- Gene Kiniski defeated Dory Funk Jr.

- Sam Steamboat defeated Horst Hoffman by DQ

- Neff Maiava defeated Igor Volkoff

- Reggie Parks vs. Mad Dog Griffin went to a draw

- The Destroyer defeated Betto Castro

- Susan Green defeated Paula Kaye


West Palm Beach, Florida:

- Dusty Rhodes defeated The Spoiler to win the NWA Florida Heavyweight Title


Allentown, Pennsylvania:

- Pat Patterson defeated Ted DiBiase to win the WWF North American Heavyweight Title


San Francisco, California:

- Hulk Hogan defeated Nick Bockwinkel & Bobby Heenan in a handicap match

- AWA Tag Team Champions Greg Gagne & Jim Brunzell defeated Jerry Blackwell & Sheik Adnan

- Ken Patera defeated Ray Stevens by DQ

- Pat Patterson defeated Alexis Smirnoff

- Princess Victoria & Sabrina defeated Joyce Grable & Wendi Richter

- Jacques Goulet defeated Buck Zumhofe


Hamburg, Minnesota:

- Buck Zumhofe defeated Mike Graham for the AWA World Light Heavyweight Title

Atlanta, Georgia:

- Mr. Wrestling II defeated Larry Zbyszko to win the NWA National Heavyweight Title


Tokyo, Japan:

- Antonio Inoki defeated Dick Murdoch in the finals of the annual IWGP tournament


Green Bay, Wisconsin:

- Greg Gagne defeated AWA Champion Curt Hennig by DQ

- Nick Bockwinkel & Ray Stevens defeated Larry Zbyszko & Brian Knobbs

- Wahoo McDaniel defeated Boris Zhukov

- AWA Women's Champion Sherri Martel defeated Madusa Miceli


Battle Creek, Michigan:

- Larry Zbyszko defeated Sam Houston

- Oz defeated Joey Maggs

- Brad Armstrong defeated the One Man Gang via reverse decision

- Tracy Smothers & Tommy Rich defeated WCW US Tag Team Champions Michael Hayes & Jimmy Garvin in a non-title match

- Ron Simmons & Yellow Dog defeated WCW World Champion Ric Flair & Barry Windham


Knoxville, Tennessee:

- Dixie Dynamite defeated Joe Cazana

- Jimmy Golden defeated Robert Gibson

- Tim Horner defeated Buddy Landel via countout

- SMW Tag Team Champions Stan Lane & Tom Pritchard defeated Danny Davis & Dixie Dynamite

- SMW Heavyweight Champion Brian Lee defeated Dirty White Boy via DQ

Montgomery, Alabama:

- The Junkyard Dog defeated Richard Morton

- Ron Simmons defeated Vinnie Vegas

- WCW Light Heavyweight Champion Brian Pillman defeated Scotty Flamingo

- Dustin Rhodes defeated Cactus Jack

- WCW TV Champion Steve Austin vs. Barry Windham went to a draw

- Steve Williams & Terry Gordy defeated Marcus Alexander Bagwell & Tom Zenk

- WCW World Champion Sting & Nikita Koloff defeated Arn Anderson & Bobby Eaton

- WCW US Champion Rick Rude pinned Ricky Steamboat in a no DQ match


St. Louis, Missouri:

- The Steiner Brothers defeated Money, Inc. (Ted DiBiase & IRS) for the WWF World Tag Team Titles

Charlotte, North Carolina:

- 2 Cold Scorpio & Marcus Alexander Bagwell defeated Shanghai Pierce & Tex Slazenger

- Van Hammer defeated Vladimir Koloff

- Maxx Payne defeated Johnny Gunn via submission

- Davey Boy Smith, Ricky Steamboat & Dustin Rhodes defeated Rick Rude, WCW/NWA Tag Team Champions Steve Austin & Brian Pillman

- Sting vs. Sid Vicious went to a double countout

- NWA World Champion Barry Windham defeated Arn Anderson

- Ric Flair defeated WCW World Champion Big Van Vader via DQ

Puerto Rico:

- Mohammad Hussein and Dusty Wolfe defeated Ray Gonzalez and Ricky Santana to win the WWC World Tag Team Titles


WWF King of the Ring | Baltimore, Maryland:

- Razor Ramon defeated Bam Bam Bigelow in a King of the Ring quarterfinal match

- Irwin R. Schyster defeated Mabel (with Oscar) in a King of the Ring quarterfinal match

- Owen Hart defeated Tatanka in a King of the Ring quarterfinal match

- 1–2–3 Kid defeated Jeff Jarrett in a King of the Ring quarterfinal match

- Diesel (with Shawn Michaels) defeated WWF Champion Bret Hart (with Jim Neidhart) by DQ

- Razor Ramon defeated Irwin R. Schyster in a King of the Ring semifinal match

- Owen Hart defeated The 1–2–3 Kid in a King of the Ring semifinal match

- WWF Tag Team Champions The Headshrinkers (Samu and Fatu) (with Lou Albano and Afa) defeated Crush and Yokozuna

- Owen Hart defeated Razor Ramon to become the 1994 King of the Ring


Orlando, Florida:

- The Dudley Boyz defeated Chris Benoit & Chris Jericho for the WWF Tag Team Titles


Nashville, Tennessee:

- AJ Styles defeated Psicosis, Low-Ki, and Jerry Lynn in a double elimination match to win the NWA X Division Title

- Ken Shamrock won a Gauntlet for the Gold battle royal to become the NWA World Champion


WWE Capitol Punishment | Washington, DC:

- Dolph Ziggler defeated Kofi Kingston for the WWE US Championship

- Ezekiel Jackson defeated Wade Barrett for the WWE Intercontinental Title


ROH Best in the World | New York City:

- Mark Briscoe (with ODB) defeated Donovan Dijak (with Truth Martini)

- The Decade (B.J. Whitmer and Adam Page) (with Colby Corino) defeated Matt Sydal and ACH

- Dalton Castle defeated Silas Young

- War Machine (Hanson and Raymond Rowe) defeated C&C Wrestle Factory (Caprice Coleman and Cedric Alexander)

- Roderick Strong defeated Michael Elgin and Moose (with Veda Scott and Stokely Hathaway)

- Bullet Club (A.J. Styles, Matt Jackson and Nick Jackson) defeated The Kingdom (Adam Cole, Michael Bennett, and Matt Taven) (with Maria Kanellis)

- ROH Tag Team Champions The Addiction (Christopher Daniels and Frankie Kazarian) defeated reDRagon (Bobby Fish and Kyle O'Reilly) in a no DQ match

- Jay Lethal defeated Jay Briscoe to win the ROH World Title