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Daily Pro Wrestling History (07/03): AJ Styles & Jerry Lynn win NWA World Tag Team Titles

AJ Styles & Jerry Lynn defeated the Rainbow Express in the finals of a tournament for the NWA World Tag Team Titles
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1938 

Waterloo, Iowa:

- Al Bisignano beat Earl Wampler to win the Iowa title

- Otto Kuss beat Gordon McKenzie (dq) 

- Olaf Swenson beat Alf Johnson

1941 

Kansas City, Kansas:

- Orville Brown defeated Benny Rosen in 2 out of 3 falls 

- Jack Kennedy beat Jack Hader in 2 out of 3 falls

1964

Davenport, Iowa: 

- AWA Champion Verne Gagne beat Hans Schmidt

- Art Thomas beat Larry Hennig (sub Crusher)

- Wilbur Snyder beat Mitsu Arakawa dq 

- Mad Dog Vachon (sub Danny Hodge) beat Rene Goulet

1969 

Kansas City, Kansas:

- Big Luke and Tor Kamata beat K.O. Cox and Dick “Big Daddy” Murdock in 2 out of 3 falls cage match to win the North American Tag Team Titles

- The Viking defeated Ronnie Etchison 

- Pat O’Connor and Joe Scarpello went to a 20 minute draw

1975 

Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada:

- Billy Robinson won a 15 man Battle royal for $25,000 by last eliminating Baron Von Raschke

- Nick Bockwinkel beat Khosrow Vaziri (Iron Shiek)

- Kim Duk beat Dick Reynolds

1981 

Calgary, Alberta, Canada:

- AWA Champion Nick Bockwinkel beat Bret Hart

- Mid Heavyweight Champion Dynamite Kid beat Keith Hart

- David Shultz & Kerry Brown & Duke Myers beat Bill Irwin & Duffy O'Rourke & Randy Tyler 

- Bruce Hart beat Adrian Street

1984 

Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada:

- Leo Burke beat AWA Champion Rick Martel by dq

- Kendo Nagasaki beat Hubert Gallant

- Coco Samoa beat George Labelle 

- JJ Dillon beat Antonio Ricco

1985

Raleigh, North Carolina:

- NWA World Tag Team Champions Ivan Koloff & Krusher Kruschev won a $50,000, 10-team battle royal

1986 

Brisbane, Australia:

- Velvet McIntyre defeated the Fabulous Moolah for the WWF Women's Title 

Washington, DC: 

- Baron Von Raschke defeated the Italian Stallion

- Jimmy Garvin defeated Todd Champion

- Don Kernodle defeated Thunderfoot

- Ole Anderson defeated Hector Guerrero

- Wahoo McDaniel defeated NWA TV Champion Arn Anderson in an Indian Strap Match

- Manny Fernandez & Jimmy Valiant defeated the Barbarian & Shaska Whatley

- NWA National Heavyweight Champion Tully Blanchard defeated Ron Garvin in a taped fist match

- Ricky Morton & Robert Gibson defeated NWA Tag Team Champions Bobby Eaton & Dennis Condrey in a non-title steel cage match

- Baby Doll defeated Jim Cornette at the 5-minute mark

- NWA World Champion Ric Flair defeated Dusty Rhodes

- The Road Warriors & Magnum TA defeated Krusher Kruschev, Ivan & Nikita Koloff in a steel cage match

1987

Richmond, Virginia: 

- Misty Blue pinned Kat Laroux

- The Italian Stallion pinned Mark Fleming

- The Barbarian pinned Todd Champion; the Barbarian was cheered in the match

- UWF TV Champion Eddie Gilbert pinned Kendall Windham by grabbing the tights for leverage

- Michael Hayes, Terry Gordy, & Buddy Roberts defeated Ivan Koloff, Manny Fernandez, & Vladimir Pietrov 

- Steve Williams pinned Dick Murdoch 

- Barry Windham defeated Big Bubba via count-out in a Louisville Streetfight

- NWA Tag Team Champions Ricky Morton & Robert Gibson defeated NWA US Tag Team Champions Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane in a Best 2 out of 3 falls match

- NWA US Champion Nikita Koloff pinned Arn Anderson

- The Road Warriors defeated NWA World Champion Ric Flair & Lex Luger via disqualification 

- Dusty Rhodes defeated NWA TV Champion Tully Blanchard in a non-title I Quit steel cage match

1988

Amarillo, Texas:

- Brad Armstrong & Tim Horner fought the Sheepherders to a draw

- Larry Zbyszko defeated Bugsy McGraw

- Ricky Morton & Robert Gibson defeated Rick Steiner & Kevin Sullivan

- Ron Garvin fought Dick Murdoch to a double count-out

- NWA TV Champion Mike Rotundo defeated Jimmy Garvin

- NWA US Tag Team Champions Bobby Fulton & Tommy Rogers defeated Jim Cornette, Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane in a handicap streetfight

- Nikita Koloff defeated Al Perez in a Russian chain match

- Sting & Steve Williams defeated NWA Tag Team Champions Arn Anderson & Tully Blanchard via disqualification

- Dusty Rhdoes & Lex Luger defeated NWA World Champion Ric Flair & NWA US Champion Barry Windham in a bullrope match

- The Road Warriors defeated Ivan Koloff & the Russian Assassin in a scaffold match

1991

East Rutherford, New Jersey:

  (The start of the Great American Bash Tour - included an announcement that Ric Flair had been stripped of the WCW World Title)

- Badstreet, Michael Hayes & Jimmy Garvin defeated Dutch Mantell, Black Bart, & Deadeye Dick when Badstreet pinned Dick

- Big Josh pinned Terrence Taylor

- Dustin Rhodes defeated Richard Morton via disqualification 

- Tom Zenk defeated the Diamond Studd 

- PN News & Missy Hyatt defeated Arn Anderson & Paul E. Dangerously 

- WCW TV Champion Steve Austin fought Bobby Eaton to a 15-minute time-limit draw

- Dick Murdoch & Dick Slater defeated Rick Steiner & Tom Zenk (sub. for Scott Steiner)

- Sting, WCW US Champion Lex Luger, the Yellow Dog, & El Gigante defeated Barry Windham, Nikita Koloff, Kevin Sullivan, & the One Man Gang in Wargames 

1992

Sneedville, Tennessee:

- Dixie Dynamite pinned Joe Cazana

- Robert Gibson pinned Jimmy Golden

- Tim Horner pinned Buddy Landell

- SMW Heavyweight Champion Brian Lee pinned the Dirty White Boy

- Bobby & Jackie Fulton defeated SMW Tag Team Champions Stan Lane & Tom Pritchard via disqualification

- Tim Horner and Dixie Dynamite co-won a battle royal

Chattanooga, Tennessee:

- Dustin Rhodes pinned Bobby Eaton

- Arn Anderson pinned Larry Zbyszko 

- Brian Pillman pinned Jushin Liger

- Ron Simmons pinned Greg Valentine

- Ricky Steamboat pinned Cactus Jack

- WCW Tag Team Champions Rick & Scott Steiner fought Terry Gordy & Steve Williams to a draw

- Barry Windham pinned WCW TV Champion Steve Austin in a non-title match

- WCW World Champion Sting & Nikita Koloff defeated WCW US Champion Rick Rude & Super Invader

1994

Marietta, Georgia:

- New Jack & Mustafa defeated Scott Studd & Lee Thomas to win the North Georgia tag team titles

- Chris Jericho & Lance Storm defeated Well Dunn in a penalty box match

- Bambi, Ricky Morton & Robert Gibson defeated Tammy Fytch, Chris Candido, & Brian Lee

- Tracy Smothers defeated Bruiser Bedlam in a dock fight at around the 5-minute mark

- Scott & Steve Armstrong defeated Terry & Dory Funk Jr. via disqualification

- The Dirty White Boy defeated Bruiser Bedlam (sub. for SMW Heavyweight Champion Jake Roberts) in a steel cage match

Aomori, Japan:

- Michiyoshi Ohara defeated Takayuki Iizuka

- Akitoshi Saito defeated Akira Nogami

- Tatsutoshi Goto defeated Osamu Kido

- Black Tiger, American Love Machine, 2 Cold Scorpio, & Black Cat defeated Tatsuhito Takaiwa, Tokimitsu Ishizawa, Shinjiro Ohtani, & Yuji Nagata

- Shinjiro Ohtani won a battle royal

- Kensuke Sasaki defeated Max Moon

- Masa Saito & Norio Honaga defeated Jushin Liger & El Samurai

- The Nasty Boys & WCW TV Champion Lord Steve Regal defeated Tadao Yasuda, Riki Choshu, & Tatsumi Fujinami

- Hiroshi Hase, Masahiro Chono, the Great Muta, & Shinya Hashimoto defeated Kuniaki Kobayashi, Shiro Koshinaka, Kengo Kimura, & the Great Kabuki

1995

Memphis, Tennessee:

- The Rock 'n Roll Express defeated PG-13 for the USWA Tag Team Titles

2002

Nashville, Tennessee:

- AJ Styles & Jerry Lynn defeated the Rainbow Express in the finals of a tournament for the NWA World Tag Team Titles