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Daily Pro Wrestling History (07/10): NWA Great American Bash 1988

The Ric Flair vs. Lex Luger World title match was stopped early due to blood.
Flair vs. Luger Great American Bash

1947 

Kansas City, Kansas:
- MWA Champion Orville Brown defeated Wally Dusek
- Tug Carlson and Sockeye Jack McDonald went to a draw
- Sailor Fred Blassie drew Rudy Strongberg
- Marshall Esteppe and Jack Hader went to a draw

1962

Minneapolis, Minnesota:
- AWA Champion Mr. M defeated Joe Scarpello by countout
- Verne Gagne defeated Bob Geigel
- Ilio Dipaolo defeated Blackjack Daniels
- Doug Gilbert defeated Thor Hagan

1964

Denver, Colorado:
- Mad Dog Vachon & Fritz von Erich defeated Verne Gagne & Art Thomas
- Mitsu Arakawa defeated Wilbur Snyder by DQ
- Jack Lanza defeated Larry Hennig

1965

Minneapolis, Minnesota:
- AWA Champion Mad Dog Vachon defeated The Crusher by DQ
- AWA Tag Team Champions Larry Hennig & Harley Race defeated Rene Goulet & Eddie Sharkey
- Tex McKenzie defeated Pampero Firpo
- Chris Markoff defeated Bill Green

1967

Atlantic City, New Jersey:
- Lou Albano & Tony Altimore defeated Arnold Skaaland & Chuck Richards (subbing for Spiros Arion) for the United States Tag Team Titles

1968

Duluth, Minnesota:
- Dr. X defeated Wilbur Snyder
- Bill Watts defeated Harley Race
- The Crusher defeated Mad Dog Vachon
- Man Mountain Mike defeated Blackjack Daniels

1970

Denver, Colorado:
- AWA Tag Team Champions Mad Dog Vachon & Butcher Vachon defeated The Crusher & Verne Gagne in 2 out of 3 falls
- Paul Diamond defeated Double X in 2 out of 3 falls
- Red Bastien defeated Blackjack Lanza by DQ

1971

St. Paul, Minnesota:
- AWA Tag Team Champions Red Bastien & Hercules Cortez defeated Larry Hennig & Lars Anderson to retain the titles
- Billy Robinson defeated Big K
- Vivian Vachon defeated Mars Monroe
- Don Muraco defeated Aldo Bogni

Milwaukee, Wisconsin:
- AWA Champion Verne Gagne defeated Edouard Carpentier
- Nick Bockwinkel defeated Dick The Bruiser by countout
- Wilbur Snyder and Baron Von Raschke went to a double countout
- Bull Bullinski defeated Joe Turco
- Angelo Poffo drew Bill Howard

1974

Davenport, Iowa:
- AWA Tag Team Champions Nick Bockwinkel & Ray Stevens beat Billy Robinson & Geoff Portz
- Ivan Putski beat Baron Von Raschke
- Chris Taylor beat Larry Heiniemi
- Larry Hennig beat Bull Bullinski

1982

Sheboygan, Wisconsin:
- Hulk Hogan beat Ken Patera
- Greg Gagne no contest Sheik Adnan
- Rick Martel beat Bobby Heenan
- Buck Zumhofe beat Sgt. Goulet

1985

Las Vegas, Nevada:
- Sgt. Slaughter won a battle royal
- Sgt. Slaughter beat Larry Zbyszko by DQ
- Fabulous Freebirds beat Curt Hennig & Greg Gagne
- Nick Bockwinkel beat Baron Von Raschke
- Billy Robinson beat Bob Backlund
- Brad Rheingans drew Ray Stevens

1988

Great American Bash | Baltimore, Maryland:
- The Midnight Express (Stan Lane & Bobby Eaton) defeated The Fantastics (Bobby Fulton & Tommy Rogers) to win the NWA United States Tag Team Titles
- Nikita Koloff & Sting fought NWA Tag Team Champions Arn Anderson & Tully Blanchard (w/ JJ Dillon) to a 20-minute draw
- Jimmy & Ron Garvin, Road Warriors (w/ Paul Ellering) & Steve Williams defeated Kevin Sullivan, NWA TV Champion Mike Rotunda, Al Perez (w/ Gary Hart), Russian Assassin & Ivan Koloff (w/ Paul Jones) in a Tower of Doom match
- NWA United States Champion Barry Windham defeated Dusty Rhodes
- NWA World Heavyweight Champion Ric Flair defeated Lex Luger when the match was stopped by the Maryland State Athletic Commission due to Luger bleeding

1989

Springfield, Massachusetts:
- Scott Hall pinned Bill Irwin
- Shane Douglas & Johnny Ace defeated the New Zealand Militia
- Norman pinned Steve Casey
- Mike Rotunda pinned Dick Murdoch
- The Great Muta pinned Rick Steiner
- Sid Vicious won a 2-ring battle royal by last eliminating Dick Murdoch
- Sid Vicious & Dan Spivey defeated Johnny & Davey Rich
- Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane defeated Terry Gordy & Jim Garvin via reverse decision
- The Road Warriors defeated the Samoan Swat Team
- Sting defeated Terry Funk via disqualification
- NWA US Champion Lex Luger pinned Ricky Steamboat

1992

Whitesville, Virginia:
- Hector Guerrero defeated Jimmy Golden via disqualification
- Robert Gibson defeated Joe Cazana
- Tim Horner defeated Buddy Landel
- SMW Heavyweight Champion Brian Lee defeated Dirty White Boy
- SMW Tag Team Champions The Heavenly Bodies; Stan Lane & Tom Prichard defeated The Fantastics and Bobby & Jackie Fulton via disqualification

Raleigh, North Carolina:
- Larry Zbyszko pinned Diamond Dallas Page
- WCW Light Heavyweight Champion Brad Armstrong pinned Jushin Liger
- Ron Simmons pinned Terry Taylor
- WCW Tag Team Champions Steve Williams & Terry Gordy defeated Marcus Alexander Bagwell & Tom Zenk
- Ricky Steamboat pinned Cactus Jack
- Dustin Rhodes pinned Greg Valentine
- Barry Windham pinned WCW TV Champion Steve Austin in a non-title match
- Rick & Scott Steiner defeated Arn Anderson & Bobby Eaton
- Nikita Koloff fought WCW US Champion Rick Rude to a double disqualification
- WCW World Champion Sting pinned the Super Invader

1998

Inglewood, California:
- WCW World Champion Bill Goldberg defeated Curt Hennig
- Sting defeated Hulk Hogan in a steel cage match via submission

2001

Birmingham, Alabama:
- Jeff Hardy defeated Mike Awesome for the WWF Hardcore Title

2011

TNA Destination X | Orlando, Florida:
- Brian Kendrick defeated Abyss to win the X Division Championship
- Rob Van Dam defeated Jerry Lynn
- AJ Styles defeated Christopher Daniels

2014

- Austin Aries defeated Sanada to win the TNA X Division Title