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Daily Pro Wrestling History (06/01): The Shield vs. Evolution at Payback 2014



Kansas City, Kansas:

- Prospector Pete beat Steve Brody 2 out of 3 falls

- Walter Sirois beat Stanley Buresch

- Ede Edner (Ebner) beat Don George 

- Mike Chacoma beat Dale Wayne


- Bobby Bonales defeated El Santo to win the Mexican National Middleweight Title

Wichita, Kansas:

- Lord Albert Mills defeated Ray Eckert in 2 out of 3 falls to earn a match next week with Orville Brow

- Lee Wykoff beat Jim Parker

- Jack Hader beat Bob Hayford 

- Gene Blakely defeated Pat O'Dowdy


Minneapolis, Minnesota:

- Sandor Szabo wins the Minneapolis World Heavyweight Title defeating Bronko Nagurski 

Nashville, Tennessee:

- The Green Shadow defeated Herb Welch for the Tennessee World Junior Heavyweight Title 


Kansas City, Kansas:

- NWA World Heavyweight Champion Lou Thesz defeated Bill Longson 2 falls to 0

- Sonny Myers beat Lee Henning 2 out of 3 falls

- Dutch Hefner beat Pete Peterson


Houston, Texas:

- Buddy Rogers defeated Pepper Gomez for the NWA Texas Heavyweight Title 


Kansas City, Kansas:

- for the Central States Title, Bobby Bruns went to a time limit draw with Richard Brown 

- Mike Clancy beat Angelo Savoldi 

- Wild Red Berry beat Joe Costello


Los Angeles, California:

- Édouard Carpentier and Sandor Szabo defeated Art Michalik and Legs Wilson to win the NWA International TV Tag Team Titles


Dothan, Alabama:

- Jack Donovan and Jackie Fargo defeated The Mysterious Medics for the Gulf Coast NWA Southern Tag Team Titles


Portland, Oregon:

- René Goulet and Pepper Martin defeated Tony Borne and Prof. Hiro to win the NWA Pacific Northwest Tag Team Titles


Chicago, Illinois:

- AWA Tag Team Champions Mitsu Arakawa & Dr Moto beat Dick the Bruiser & The Crusher

- Dr X beat Mighty Igor Vodik via DQ

- Bill Watts drew Larry Hennig 

- Rene Goulet beat Harley Race


Croydon, England:

- Brian Maxine defeated Clayton Thomson to win the British Middleweight Title


Kansas City, Kansas:

- Omar Atlas fought Roger Kirby to a draw

- Black Angus (w/ Percival A. Friend) defeated The Viking 

- Harley Race defeated Rufus R. Jones


St. Petersburg, Florida:

- The Samoans (Tio Tio and Reno Tufuuli) defeated Mike Graham and Kevin Sullivan to win the NWA Florida Tag Team Titles

Portland, Oregon:

- Bull Ramos and Clay Spencer (Ken Mantell) defeated Steven Little Bear and Dutch Savage for the NWA Pacific Northwest Tag Team Titles

- Black Gordman and Goliath defeated Rey Mendoza and Raul Reyes to win the NWA Americas Tag Team Titles


Caguas, Puerto Rico:

- Jim Dalton and Bruce Swayze defeated Carlos Colón and José Manuel Pérez for the WWC North American Tag Team Titles 


Sydney, Australia:

- Bobby Hart and Larry O'Day defeated The Missouri Mauler and Steve Rackman to win the NWA Austra-Asian Tag Team Titles 

Mexico City, Mexico:

- Tauro defeated Dardo Aguilar for the Mexican National Lightweight Title 

Milwaukee, Wisconsin:

- AWA Tag Team Champions Nick Bockwinkel & Ray Stevens beat Verne Gagne & Billy Robinson via DQ

- Dusty Rhodes beat Baron Von Raschke by DQ

- Ivan Putski beat Boris Breznikoff 

- Greg Gagne beat Rene Goulet


Wolverhampton, England:

- Jim Breaks defeated Bobby Ryan to win the British Lightweight Title 


Akita, Japan:

- Tor Kamata defeated Giant Baba for the AJPW PWF Heavyweight Title 


Knoxville, Tennessee:

- Ron Garvin won the NWA Southeastern Heavyweight Title from Alex Smirnoff

Houston, Texas:

- El Halcón defeated José Lothario defeated Mark Lewin and The Spoiler to win the NWA American Tag Team Titles

Omaha, Nebraska:

- Greg Gagne (sub Verne Gagne) & Mad Dog Vachon beat Pat Patterson & Nick Bockwinkel

- Bobby Duncum beat Doug Gilbert

- in a Posedown, Paul Ellering beat Jesse Ventura 

- Super Destroyer Mark II (Sgt. Slaughter) beat Joe Scarpello


Memphis, Tennessee:

- Bill Dundee defeated Stan Lane for the Mid-America NWA United States Junior Heavyweight Title 

Birmingham, Alabama:

- Jimmy Golden defeated Ken Lucas to win the NWA Southeastern Heavyweight Title 


Omiya, Japan:

- Lioness Asuka won the AJW Singles Title from Kaoru Matsumoto 

- Jaguar Yokota defeated La Galactica for the WWWA World Singles Title

Sunrise, Florida:

- Terry Allen (Magnum T.A.) defeated Tommy Wright

- Brad Armstrong and The Professional (Doug Gilbert) fought to a draw

- NWA Florida Heavyweight Champion Scott McGhee defeated The Purple Haze by disqualification to retain the title

- NWA Global Tag Team Champions, NWA Bahamas Heavyweight Champion Angelo Mosca and Bobby Duncum defeated Barry Windham and 

  NWA Florida Southern Heavyweight Champion Ron Bass to retain the title

- Mike Graham defeated Kevin Sullivan

- Dusty Rhodes defeated Adrian Street


St. Louis, Missouri:

- NWA Champion Ric Flair went to a time limit draw with Kerry Von Erich

- Blackjack Lanza & Blackjack Mulligan beat Jerry Blackwell & Sheik Adnan

- Wahoo McDaniel beat Kamala via DQ

- Jim Duggan beat Luke Graham


Atlanta, Geogia:

- Black Bart defeated Ron Garvin to win the NWA National Heavyweight Title 

- Invader III defeated Denny Brown for the vacant WWC World Junior Heavyweight Title


Marshalltown, Iowa:

- Marty Jannetty defeated The Shadow (Jaymie Knight) to win the NWA Central States Heavyweight Title 


Memphis, Tennessee:

- Jeff Jarrett won the NWA Mid-America Heavyweight Title from Moondog Spot 


Dallas, Texas:

- Kerry Von Erich defeated Matt Borne to win the NWA Texas Heavyweight Title

Mexico City, Mexico:

- El Dandy defeated Angel Azteca to win the NWA World Middleweight Title


Bayamon, Puerto Rico:

- TNT (Savio Vega) defeated King Kong to win the WWC Television Title 

Wolfeboro, New Hampshire:

- The Billion Dollar Babies (Mike Samson and G.Q. Stratus) defeated G.Q. and T.D. Madison (Tommy Dreamer) for the IWCCW Tag Team Titles


Maryville, Tennessee:

- Boo Bradley defeated Mustafa

- The Dirty White Boy defeated New Jack

- Steve Armstrong defeated SMW Heavyweight Champion Buddy Landel via disqualification

- Ricky Morton & Robert Gibson fought SMW Tag Team Champions Al Snow & Unabom to a no contest

Texcoco, Mexico:

- Latin Lover and Panterita del Ring defeated Fuerza and Juventud Guerrera to win the Mexican National Tag Team Titles 


Philadelphia, Pennslyvania

- Pitbull #2 defeated ECW World Television Champion Shane Douglas to win the title

Memphis, Tennessee:

- Brian Christopher defeated Jerry Lawler to win the USWA Heavyweight Title

World Wrestling Peace Festival: Los Angeles, California:

- Craig Pittman defeated KGB 

- Jim Neidhart defeated Bobby Bradley, Jr

- Lady Apache and Akira Hokuto defeated Bull Nakano and Neftali 

- Chris Benoit defeated Alex Wright

- NWA World Middleweight Champion Ultimo Dragon and Rey Misterio, Jr. defeated Heavy Metal and Mexican National Welterweight Champion Psicosis

- Lex Luger defeated Masa Saito

- NWA World Welterweight Champion Negro Casas defeated Mexican National Middleweight Champion El Hijo del Santo

- CMLL World Tag Team Champion Atlantis, Dos Caras and Héctor Garza defeated Gran Markus, Jr., Silver King and CMLL World Light Heavyweight Champion Dr. Wagner, Jr

- Tatsumi Fujinami defeated Black Cat

- Perro Aguayo and La Parka defeated Cibernético and Mexican National Heavyweight Champion Pierroth, Jr

- AAA Americas, IWAS World and WCW United States Heavyweight Champion Konnan defeated Bam Bam Bigelow and Chris Jericho in a triangle match

- Jushin Liger defeated The Great Sasuke 

- WCW World Heavyweight Champion The Giant defeated WCW World Tag Team Champion Sting

- Antonio Inoki and NWA World Heavyweight Champion Dan Severn defeated Yoshiaki Fujiwara and Oleg Taktarov


OVW Summer Sizzler Series: Louisville, Kentucky:

- ODB defeated OVW Women's Champion Katie Lea to win the title

- Jay Bradley defeated Paul Birchill and Idol Stevens in a three-way match to win the vacant OVW Heavyweight Title


WWE One Night Stand: San Diego, California:

- Matt Hardy defeated Shelton Benjamin

- Jeff Hardy defeated Umaga in a Falls Count Anywhere match

- Big Show defeated CM Punk, John Morrison, Tommy Dreamer, and Chavo Guerrero

- John Cena defeated John "Bradshaw" Layfield in a First Blood match

- Beth Phoenix defeated Melina in an I Quit match

- Batista defeated Shawn Michaels in a Stretcher match

- Triple H defeated Randy Orton in a Last Man Standing match to retain the WWE Championship

- Edge defeated the Undertaker in a Tables, Ladders & Chairs match for the vacant World Heavyweight Championship


WWE Payback: Chicago, Illinois

- El Torito (with Diego and Fernando) defeated Hornswoggle (with Heath Slater, Drew McIntyre and Jinder Mahal) in a Mask vs. Hair match

- Sheamus defeated Cesaro to retain the WWE United States Championship

- RybAxel (Ryback and Curtis Axel) defeated Cody Rhodes and Goldust

- Rusev (with Lana) defeated Big E 

- Kofi Kingston vs. Bo Dallas ended in a no contest

- Bad News Barrett defeated Rob Van Dam to retain the WWE Intercontinental Championship

- John Cena (with Jimmy Uso and Jey Uso) defeated Bray Wyatt (with Luke Harper and Erick Rowan) in a Last Man Standing match

- Paige defeated Alicia Fox to retain the WWE Divas Championship

- The Shield (Roman Reigns, Seth Rollins and Dean Ambrose) defeated Evolution (Triple H, Randy Orton and Batista) in a No Holds Barred elimination match