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Daily Pro Wrestling History (07/24): Sherri Martel wins WWF Women's title

Martel defeated The Fabulous Moolah to become champion on this day in 1987.
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1941

Kansas City, Kansas:
- Dorv Roche beat Orville Brown in 2 of 3 falld
- Steve Brody and Jack Hader wrestled to a 60 minute draw with falls tied 1-1

1947

Kansas City, Kansas:
- In a match for the MWA Title: Orville Brown beat Tug Carlson 2 falls 1 to retain the title
- Cardiff Giant beat Ronnie Etchison
- Sailor Fred Blassie drew Jack Hader in 30 minutes

1956

Nashville, Tennessee:
- Jesse James defeated Frank Jares for the NWA Southern Junior Heavyweight Title

1962

Minneapolis, Minnesota:
- AWA Champion Mr M went to a 60 minute draw with Doug Gilbert
- Ilio DiPaolo beat Tiny Mills
- Moose Evans beat Bill Wright

1964

Denver, Colorado:
- Wilbur Snyder beat The Shiek
- Jack Lanza beat Mad Dog Vachon

1965

Minneapolis, Minnesota:
- The Crusher & Verne Gagne beat Larry Hennig & Harley Race to win AWA Tag Team Titles
- Tex McKenzie beat Chris Markoff
- Junior Heavyweight Champion Danny Hodge beat Gene Anderson
- Eddie Sharkey beat Paul Caruso
- Kenny Jay beat Jose Quintero

1969

Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada:
- AWA Tag Team Champions Dick The Bruiser & The Crusher beat Mad Dog Vachon & Butcher Vachon in 2 out of 3 falls
- Flying Redheads, Red Bastien & Billy Red Lyons beat Larry Hennig & Dr. X in 2 out of 3 falls
- Bill Watts beat Rene Goulet

1970

Atlanta, Georgia:
- Nick Bockwinkel defeated Paul DeMarco to win the Georgia Heavyweight Title

1971

Minneapolis, Minnesota:
- In a non title match: Nick Bockwinkel beat AWA Champion Verne Gagne
- Billy Robinson beat Edouard Carpentier
- Bull Bullinski & Jean Ferre (Andre The Giant) beat Larry Hennig & Lars Anderson in 2 out of 3 falls
- Ray Stevens beat Jose Betancourt (sub Red Bastien)
- Vivian Vachon beat Kay Noble

1972

Orlando, Florida:
- Buddy Colt & Phil Robley beat Don Curtis & Eddie Graham
- Southern Champion Zodiac beat Jerry Brisco
- Nick Bockwinkel & Ray Stevens beat Johnny Walker & Louie Tillet
- Mike Graham beat Taurus

1977

Orlando, Florida:
- Rocky Johnson defeated WWWF World Champion Superstar Billy Graham in a non-title match

1981

Houston, Texas:
- AWA Champion Nick Bockwinkel drew Tony Atlas

1982

San Juan, Puerto Rico:
- Carlos Colon defeated Abdullah The Butcher for the WWC World Heavyweight Title

1983

Tulsa, Oklahoma:
- Magnum T.A. & Hacksaw Duggan defeated Ted DiBiase & Mr. Olympia for the Mid South Tag Team Titles

Toronto, Ontario, Canada:
- Sgt. Slaughter defeated Canadian Heavyweight Champion Angelo Mosca to win the title

1987

Houston, Texas:
- Sherri Martel defeated WWF Women's Champion the Fabulous Moolah to win the title

Milwaukee, Wisconsin:
- AWA Champion Curt Hennig beat Nick Bockwinkel
- Greg Gagne beat Larry Zbyszko
- AWA Tag team Champions Soldat Ustinov & Boris Zhukov beat DJ Peterson & Wahoo McDaniel by DQ
- Kevin Kelly beat Mitch Snow

1991

San Diego, California:
- Big Josh pinned Black Bart
- PN News defeated Johnny B. Badd via disqualification
- WCW TV Champion Steve Austin pinned the Yellow Dog
- The Diamond Studd pinned Tom Zenk
- Dick Murdoch & Dick Slater defeated Richard Morton & Terrance Taylor
- El Gigante pinned the One Man Gang
- Sting & Ron Simmons defeated Nikita Koloff & Barry Windham

1992

St. Joseph, Missouri:
- Tom Zenk & Marcus Alexander Bagwell defeated Michael Hayes & Jimmy Garvin
- Bobby Eaton pinned Larry Zbyszko
- WCW TV Champion Steve Austin pinned Big Josh
- Ricky Steamboat pinned Cactus Jack
- Barry Windham pinned Greg Valentine
- Sting & Ron Simmons defeated WCW World Champion Big Van Vader & the Super Invader
- WCW US Champion Rick Rude pinned Dustin Rhodes
- WCW/NWA Tag Team Champions Steve Williams & Terry Gordy defeated Rick & Scott Steiner in a Best 2 out of 3 falls match

1996

Cincinnati, Ohio:
- Rick & Scott Steiner defeated WCW World Tag Team Champions Harlem Heat to win the titles

1999

Memphis, Tennessee:
- Kurt Angle defeated J.R. Smooth for the Memphis Power Pro Wrestling Heavyweight Title

2000

Cleveland, Ohio:
- Lance Storm defeated Big Vito for the WCW Hardcore Championship

2005

- Road Warrior Animal and Heidenreich defeated Joey Mercury and Johnny Nitro to win the WWE Tag Team Championship

2009

ROH Death Before Dishonor: Chicago, Illinois:
- Kevin Steen and Lance Storm defeated Davey Richards and Chris Hero
- ROH Champion Austin Aires defeated Tyler Black
- Nigel McGuiness and Jerry Lynn to retain the ROH World Title