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Daily Pro Wrestling History (06/23): Naugurski wins NWA Title; Austin 3:16 is born; Flair unifies WCW belts

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Houston, Texas:
- Bronko Nagurski defeated Lou Thesz to win the National Wrestling Association World Heavyweight 


Mexico City, Mexico:
- Firpo Segra defeated Doc Macias to win the Mexican National Heavyweight Title


Wichita, Kansas:
- World Heavyweight Champion Orville Brown beat Ray Eckert in a 2 out of 3 falls match 
- Don McIntyre beat Jerry Meeker via dq


Kansas City, Kansas:
- World Heavyweight Champion Orville Brown defeated Joe Pazandak in 2 out of 3 falls
- Tarzan Kowalski beat Lou Newman in 2 out of 3 falls 
- Herman Von Doyle defeated Fred Blassie 


Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada:
- Bobby Jones defeated George Eakin for the Madison Wrestling Club Heavyweight Title 


Kansas City, Kansas:
- Central States Heavyweight Champion Thor Hagen beat Rocky Lee in 2 out of 3 falls 
- Bob Orton beat Joe Costello


St. Joseph, Missouri:
- Bobby Graham and Sonny Myers defeated The Bat and Ernie Dusek in 2 out of 3 falls
- Buddy Austin beat The Alaskan in 2 out of 3 falls
- Ronnie Etchison defeated Don McClarity 
- Thor Hagen and Don Miller went to a time limit draw

- Waldo Von Erich defeated Pepper Gomez to win the NWA Texas Heavyweight Title


Tampa, Florida:
- Eddie Graham and Sam Steamboat defeated Chris and John Tolos for the Florida NWA World Tag Team Titles

Eugene, Oregon:
- Pampero Firpo defeated Nick Bockwinkel to win the NWA Pacific Northwest Heavyweight Title 


- Ken Lucas is awarded the NWA Gulf Coast Heavyweight Title


Kansas City, Kansas:
- In a Texas Death Lumberjack Match: The Mongolian Stomper defeated The Viking

Eau Claire, Wisconsin:
- The Crusher beat Stan Kowalski
- The Alaskan beat Eddie Sharkey (sub Billy Red Cloud) 
- Doug Gilbert drew Chris Markoff


Sioux City, Iowa:
- Big Luke Brown beat AWA Champion Mad Dog Vachon dq
- Dale Lewis beat Billy Red Cloud
- Mr Wrestling Tim Woods beat Bulldog Danny Plechas 
- Jack Pesek drew Haru Sasaki


Atlanta, Georgia
- Butcher and Stan (Stan Pulaski) Vachon defeated Enrique and Ramon Torres to win the Georgia NWA Southern Tag Team Titles

Chicago, Illinois:
- AWA Champion Verne Gagne beat Mitsu Arakawa dq
- Devils Duo (Angelo Poffo & Chris Markoff) beat Ernie Ladd & Earl Maynard
- Johnny Powers no contest Wilbur Snyder 
- Lou Thesz beat Moose Cholak


Macon, Georgia:
- Nick Bockwinkel defeated Joe Scarpa to win the NWA Georgia Heavyweight Title

- Moondog Mayne defeated The Claw for the NWA Pacific Northwest Heavyweight Title


Milwaukee, Wisconsin:
- The Crusher & Wahoo McDaniel & Billy Robinson beat Nick Bockwinkel & Superstar Billy Graham & Ivan Koloff in 2 out of 3 falls
- Reggie Parks drew Geoff Portz 
- Sailor Art Thomas beat Rene Goulet


Toronto, Ontario, Canada:
- The Crusaders (Billy Red Lyons and Dewey Robertson) defeated The Love Brothers (Hartford and Reginald) for the Toronto NWA International Tag Team Titles


Panama City, Florida:
- Kurt Von Hess defeated the Wrestling Pro to win the NWA Gulf Coast Heavyweight Title 


Mexico City, Mexico:
- Ringo Mendoza defeated Perro Aguayo to win the NWA World Middleweight Title

Knoxville, Tennessee:
- The Mongolian Stomper won a tournament final to win the NWA Southeastern Heavyweight Title

Atlanta, Georgia:
 - Tony Atlas and Thunderbolt Patterson defeated Ole Anderson and Ivan Koloff for the NWA Georgia Tag Team Titles

- Pak Choo (Kengo Kimura) and Mr. Ito defeated Black Gordman & Hector Guerrero to win the NWA Americas Tag Team Titles


Milwaukee, Wisconsin:
- The Crusher & Verne Gagne & Mad Dog Vachon beat Nick Bockwinkel & Bobby Duncum & Super Destroyer Mark II
- Greg Gagne beat Ray Stevens dq
- Billy Robinson beat Pat Patterson 
- Paul Ellering beat Doug Gilbert

Des Moines, Iowa:
- Bob Brown defeated Jerry Brown in a Texas Death Match 
- In a Central States Heavyweight Title match; Champion Bob Sweetan defeated Frank Hill


Amarillo, Texas:
- Mr. Hito and Mr. Sakurada defeated Tiger Conway, Jr. and José Lothario to win the NWA American Tag Team Titles


Shreveport, Louisiana:
- Ted DiBiase defeated The Junkyard Dog for the Mid-South North American Heavyweight Title 


San Antonio, Texas:
- WCCW American Heavyweight Champion Gino Hernandez defeated NWA World Heavyweight Champion Ric Flair to win the vacant WCCW Texas
Heavyweight Title


Memphis, Tennessee
- Giant Hillbilly Elmer (Stan Frazier) and Jerry Lawler defeated The MOD Squad (Basher and Spike) to win the AWA Southern Tag Team Titles

Dothan, Alabama:
- Robert Fuller and Jimmy Golden defeated Steve Armstrong and Tommy Rich to win the NWA Southeastern Tag Team Titles

Birmingham, Alabama:
- Brad Armstrong won the NWA Southeast Continental Heavyweight Title from Jerry Stubbs 
- Adrian Street defeated Wendell Cooley to capture the NWA Southeastern Heavyweight Title


Tampa, Florida:
- The Sheepherders (Luke Williams and Butch Miller) defeated Mike Graham and Steve Keirn for the NWA Florida Tag Team Titles


AWA War in the Windy City: Chicago, Illinois:
- Tommy Jammer defeated Jonnie Stewart
- Mike George defeated Rockin' Randy
- Akio Sato defeated Paul Diamond by disqualification
- Chavo, Hector and Mando Guerrero defeated The Executioner (Donn Lewin) and The Texas Hangmen (Killer and Psycho)
- AWA World Women's Champion Wendi Richter defeated Candi Devine to retain the title
- Scott Norton and Ken Patera defeated The Destruction Crew (Wayne Bloom and Mike Enos)
- AWA World Heavyweight Champion Larry Zbyszko fought Greg Gagne to a draw to retain the title
- Colonel DeBeers defeated Derrick Dukes in a loser gets painted yellow match

Dallas, Texas: 
- Robert Fuller and Brian Lee defeated Jeff Jarrett and Mil Máscaras to win the WCWA World Tag Team Titles

Knoxville, Tennessee:
- Tom Prichard defeated Wendell Cooley for the Continental Wrestling Federation Heavyweight Title 


Graz, Austria:
- Dave Finlay and Marty Jones defeated Tony St. Clair and Miles Zrno to win the Catch Wrestling Association World Tag Team Titles

Memphis, Tennessee:
 - Rex King and Joey Maggs defeated Tony Anthony and Tom Burton for the USWA Tag Team Titles

Portland, Oregon:
- The Juice Patrol (Beetlejuice (Art Barr) and Big Juice (Jeff Warner)) defeated U.S. Male (Ricky Santana and Curtis Thompson) to win
the NWA Pacific Northwest Tag Team Titles


Philadelphia, Pennsylvania:
- The Super Destroyers (#1 and #2) defeated Glenn Osbourne and Max Thrasher to become the first-ever ECW Tag Team Champions


WCW Clash of the Champions: Charleston, South Carolina:
- WCW World Heavyweight Champion Ric Flair pinned WCW International World Heavyweight Champion Sting to unify the titles
- Lord Steven Regal (with Sir William) pinned WCW World Television Champion Larry Zbyszko to win the title 
- WCW World Tag Team Champions Cactus Jack and Kevin Sullivan (with Dave Sullivan) defeated The Nasty Boys (Brian Knobbs and Jerry Sags) to retain the title
- The Guardian Angel (Big Bossman) pinned Tex Slazenger 
- Johnny B. Badd defeated WCW United States Heavyweight Champion Steve Austin by disqualification


Lasalle, Ontario, Canada:
- Scott D'Amore defeated Bruiser Bedlam for the Border City Wrestling Can-Am Heavyweight Title


WWF King of the Ring: Milwaukee, Wisconsin:
- Ahmed Johnson pinned WWF Intercontinental Champion Goldust (with Marlena) to win the title 
- Steve Austin pinned Jake Roberts to win the King of the Ring tournament 
 WWF Champion Shawn Michaels (with José Lothario) defeated The British Bulldog (with Jim Cornette and Diana Smith) to retain the title
- Mankind defeated The Undertaker (with Paul Bearer) by referee stoppage 
- WWF Tag Team Champions The Smoking Gunns (Billy and Bart (with Sunny)) defeated The Godwinns (Henry and Phineas (with Hillbilly Jim)) to retain the title


Louisville, Kentucky:
- The Disciples of Synn (Damian and Slash) defeated OVW Southern Tag Team Champions B.J. Payne and Scotty Sabre to win the titles


WWF King of the Ring: Columbus, Ohio:
- Molly Holly defeated WWE Women's Champion Trish Stratus to win the title 
- Brock Lesnar (with Paul Heyman) defeated WWE Intercontinental Champion Rob Van Dam to win the King of the Ring tournament
- Ric Flair pinned Eddie Guerrero 
- Kurt Angle defeated Hulk Hogan by submission 
- WWE Undisputed Champion The Undertaker pinned Triple H to retain the title