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Daily Pro Wrestling History (07/18): Anderson & Blanchard win WWF Tag Team titles

Arn & Tully defeated Demolition to become tag team champions on this day in 1989.


St. Louis, Missouri:

- Orville Brown beat Dr. Karl Sarpolis

- Abe Coleman beat Whitey Hewitt

- Dick Raines beat Tommy Marvin

- George Tragos defeated Harold Metheny


Omaha, Nebraska:

- AWA Champion Verne Gagne beat Mad Dog Vachon by DQ

- Reggie Parks drew Otto Von Krupp

- Billy Red Cloud beat Bulldog Danny Plechas


Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada:

- The Crusher won a 12 man battle royal

- NWA Champion Gene Kiniski beat Bill Watts by DQ

- Dr. X beat Man Mountain Mike

- Crusher beat Harley Race


Tampa, Florida:

- In a Texas Death Match; Jack Brisco beat Paul Jones

- Zodiac & Buddy Colt beat Mr Wrestling Tim Woods & Johnny Walker

- Nick Bockwinkel & Ray Stevens beat Louie Tillet & Hiro Matsuda

- Mike Graham beat Mike Webster


Green Bay, Wisconsin:

- AWA Champion Nick Bockwinkel beat Mad Dog Vachon

- Baron Von Raschke beat Larry Hennig

- Greg Gagne & Jim Brunzell beat Blackjack Lanza & Bobby Duncum in 2 out of 3 falls

- Buddy Wolff drew Billy Red Cloud


Cominsky Park, Chicago, Illinois:

- Verne Gagne defeated Nick Bockwinkel to win the AWA World Heavyweight Title

- Jerry Blackwell (sub Ernie Ladd) beat Dick The Bruiser

- Greg Gagne beat Bobby Heenan by count out

- The Crusher & Mad Dog Vachon beat Jerry Valiant & Adrian Adonis

- Bobo Brazil beat Super Destroyer Mark II

- Steve Regal beat Roger Kirby

- Paul Christy drew Tito Santana

- Pat O'Connor no contest Wilbur Snyder

- Jerry Blackwell won a 15 Man, $25,000 Battle Royal


St. Paul, Minnesota:

- Hulk Hogan & Otto Wanz & Baron Von Raschke beat Ken Patera & Bobby Duncum & Jesse Ventura

- AWA Tag Team Champions Greg Gagne & Jim Brunzell beat Tito Santana & Rick Martel by countout

- Jerry Blackwell & Sheik Adnan beat Spike Huber & Ray Stevens

- Buck Zumhofe & Brad Rheingans beat Bobby Heenan & Rene Goulet


Richmond, Virginia: (Included a concert from David Allen Coe)

- Steve Regal defeated the Italian Stallion

- Teijo Khan & Pez Whatley defeated Sam Houston & Nelson Royal

- Manny Fernandez defeated the Barbarian

- Jimmy Garvin defeated Todd Champion

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

- Ricky Morton & Robert Gibson fought NWA TV Champion Arn Anderson & Ole Anderson to a draw

- Jimmy Valiant defeated Baron Von Raschke

- The Road Warriors defeated Nikita Koloff & Krusher Kruschev

- Dusty Rhodes, Magnum TA, & Baby Doll defeated Jim Cornette, NWA Tag Team Champions Bobby Eaton & Dennis Condrey

- NWA World Champion Ric Flair defeated Wahoo McDaniel


Memphis, Tennessee:

- AWA Champion Jerry Lawler beat Kerry Von Erich by DQ

- Jimmy Valiant & Jeff Jarrett went to a no contest with Robert Fuller & Jimmy Golden

- Billy Travis beat Great Sensei by DQ

- CWA Champion Phil Hickerson beat Max Pain

- Brickhouse Brown beat Scott Steiner


Worcester, Massachusetts:

- Arn Anderson & Tully Blanchard defeated Demolition for the WWF World Tag Team Titles


Cleveland, Ohio:

- WCW TV Champion Steve Austin pinned Tommy Rich

- The Diamond Studd pinned the Junkyard Dog

- Dustin Rhodes pinned Richard Morton

- Yellow Dog & PN News defeated Terrence Taylor & Johnny B. Badd

- Sting defeated Nikita Koloff by countout in a Texas Death match

- El Gigante pinned the One Man Gang

- WCW World Champion Lex Luger pinned Bobby Eaton

- Rick Steiner & Tom Zenk (sub. for Scott Steiner) defeated Dick Murdoch & Dick Slater in a steel cage match


Whitesville, Virginia:

- Dixie Dynamite pinned the Galaxian (Danny Davis)

- Brian Matthews pinned the Mad Dog

- Robert Gibson pinned Jimmy Golden

- Tim Horner defeated Buddy Landel in a strap match

- SMW Tag Team Champions Stan Lane & Tom Prichard defeated Bobby & Jackie Fulton in a streetfight

- Ron Garvin & SMW Heavyweight Champion Brian Lee defeated Paul Orndorff & the Dirty White Boy


WCW Beach Blast: Biloxi, Mississippi:

- WCW TV Champion Paul Orndorff defeated Ron Simmons via disqualification

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

- Lord Steven Regal (w/ Sir William) pinned Erik Watts

- Johnny B. Badd pinned Maxx Payne

- Ric Flair defeated Barry Windham for the NWA World Heavyweight Wrestling Title

- Johnny B. Badd defeated Maxx Payne

- The Hollywood Blonds (Brian Pillman and Steve Austin) defeated The Four Horsemen (Paul Roma and Arn Anderson) to retain the WCW World Tag Team Championship

- Dustin Rhodes fought Rick Rude to a draw 1-1 in a 30 Minute Iron Man Challenge for the vacant WCW United States Heavyweight Championship

- The Superpowers (Sting and Davey Boy Smith) defeated the Masters of the Power Bomb (Big Van Vader and Sid Vicious; with Harley Race and Col. Robert Parker)

Memphis, Tennessee:

- Vampire Warrior (Gangrel) defeated Jeff Jarrett for the USWA Southern Heavyweight Title


Tattori, Japan:

- Shinjiro Ohtani defeated Tatsuhito Takaiwa

- American Love Machine, 2 Cold Scorpio, & Black Tiger defeated Tokimitsu Ishizawa, Yuji Nagata, & El Samurai

- Michiyoshi Ohara defeated Osamu Kido

- Akitoshi Saito defeated Hiro Saito

- Hiroshi Hase defeated Tatsutoshi Goto

- Kengo Kimura defeated Kensuke Sasaki

- The Nasty Boys & Black Cat defeated Tadao Yasuda, Riki Choshu, & Tatsumi Fujinami

- Akira Nogami & Takayuki Iizuka defeated Shinya Hashimoto & Manabu Nakanishi

- Shiro Koshinaka, Great Kabuki, & Kuniaki Kobayashi defeated Jushin Liger, Masahiro Chono, & the Great Muta


Danville, Kentucky:

- The Wolfman defeated Killer Kyle

- The Dirty White Boy defeated Unabom

- Bobby Blaze & Boo Bradley defeated the Headbangers

- Brad Armstrong defeated Buddy Landel via disqualification; the match was to determine the new SMW Heavyweight Champion


Dayton, Ohio:

- Balls Mahoney & Spike Dudley defeated The Dudley Boyz for the ECW World Tag Team Championship


- Lance Storm defeated Mike Awesome in a tournament final for the WCW United States Heavyweight Title


WWE Money in the Bank: Kansas City, Missouri:

- Santino Marella defeated William Regal

- Kane defeated Big Show, Christian, Cody Rhodes, Dolph Ziggler, Drew McIntyre, Kofi Kingston and Matt Hardy in a Money in the Bank ladder match for a World Heavyweight Championship contract

- Alicia Fox defeated Eve Torres to retain the WWE Divas Championship

- The Hart Dynasty (David Hart Smith and Tyson Kidd) (with Natalya) defeated The Usos (Jey Uso and Jimmy Uso) (with Tamina) to retain the Unified WWE Tag Team Championship

- Rey Mysterio defeated Jack Swagger to retain the World Heavyweight Championship

- Kane defeated Rey Mysterio to win the WWE World Title after Kane cashed in the Money in the Bank briefcase he won earlier in the night

- Layla (with Michelle McCool) defeated Kelly Kelly

- The Miz defeated Randy Orton, Chris Jericho, Edge, Evan Bourne, John Morrison, Mark Henry and Ted DiBiase in a Bank ladder match for a WWE Championship match contract

- Sheamus defeated John Cena in a steel cage match to retain the WWE Championship


TNA Destination X: Louisville, Kentucky:

- Chris Sabin defeated Bully Ray to win the TNA World Title

- Austin Aries defeated Robert Roode


Impact Slammiversary: Nashville, Tennessee:

- Chris Sabin & Alex Shelley defeated Dez & Wentz

- Moose pinned Tommy Dreamer in a weapons match to retain the TNA World Heavyweight Championship

- Kylie Rae won the Knockouts Rumble over Tasha Steelz, Kimber Lee, Kiera Hogan, Susie, Katie Forbes, Madison Rayne, Havok, Taya Valkyrie, Alisha Edwards, Nevaeh and Rosemary.

- Chris Bey defeated Willie Mack to win the X-Division Championship

- Ethan Page & Josh Alexander retained the Impact Tag Team titles by defeating Ken Shamrock & Sami Callihan

- Deonna Purrazzo retained the Knockouts Championship by defeating Jordynne Grace

- Eddie Edwards defeated Trey Miguel, Ace Austin, Eric Young and Rich Swann in a five-way elimination match to win the vacant Impact World Championship


WWE Money in the Bank: Fort Worth, Texas: 

- The Usos defeated Rey & Dominik Mysterio to win the SmackDown Tag Team titles 

- Nikki A.S.H. won the women’s Money in the Bank ladder match over Alexa Bliss, Liv Morgan, Natalya, Tamina, Asuka, Zelina Vega and Naomi 

- AJ Styles & Omos defeated The Viking Raiders to retain the Raw Tag Team titles 

- Bobby Lashley defeated Kofi Kingston to retain the WWE Championship 

- Charlotte Flair defeated Rhea Ripley to win the Raw Women’s title

- Big E won the men’s Money in the Bank ladder match over Riddle, John Morrison, Shinsuke Nakamura, Ricochet, Drew McIntyre, Seth Rollins and Kevin Owens 

- Roman Reigns retained the Universal Championship over Edge